Bright & Merry Christmas

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Have a Bright & Cheery Christmas…sometimes a simple sentiment is perfect! This card was inspired by a fun new sketch over at Retro Sketches…their sketches always keep me on my toes!

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I had lots of fun deciding which pattern papers to use. I love the contrast of the peppermint stripes with the black background and print. A little barrier of red helps keep the patterns from overwhelming each other.

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Simple and fun! I love that the embellishment is also the sentiment, it’s a twofer! Candy Dots and a big floppy bow finish the card off with just the right amount of fun:)

Have a great day and thanks so much for stopping by!

Products Used:

Cardstock: White Stampers Select by Papertrey; Real Red by Stampin’ Up!

Pattern Paper: Peace Joy Love by Lawn Fawn

Ink: Gumball Green (retired) by Stampin’ Up!

Stamps:  Bright & Merry Trees by Simon Says Stamp

Dies:  None

Embellishments: Candy Dots by Stampin’ Up!; Baker’s Twine (unknown)

Other: Envelope and Envelope Liner Die by Stampin’ Up!

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