It's been a busy day but I couldn't end my day without doing up a card. I was in the mood for a challenge so I went surfing and found two challenges that really appealed to me. One from Three Clovers Design (http://threecloversdesigns.blogspot.com/2009/10/3-clover-thursday-challenge-36.html), a sketch challenge, and one from Winter Wonderland (http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.com/), a stocking challenge. I found both of these challenges through an amazing blog called Stampin' When I Can (http://stampinwhenican.blogspot.com/). Allison's list is mind-boggling so if you're inclined to undertake a challenge (or two, or three), check out Stampin' When I Can Challenges List.
The background paper is atd Under the Tree (how could I not use this paper!) and the remaining paper is a mix of Stampin' Up and old Michael's stock. The ribbon is Ribbon Bowtique Craft Narrows from Michaels. The tree brad is likely from Multicrafts, but I'm not certain as the packaging is long gone. The two red bits are leftovers from one of my daughter's crafts. All the stamps are Stampin' Up - Holiday Tag Team (one of my first sets), Warm Words and Snow Flurries. I coloured the stocking with Sakura 3-D ink Glaze pens and am pleased with the results.
I really like this card and both the challenges, sketch and stockings, were great. Using one card to complete two challenges was fun.
I hope you enjoy and come back to SPI again soon.