Saturday, July 19, 2014

Merry Monday: Sequins

I couldn't let Merry Monday's challenge go by without playing along.  The challenge is to use sequins. Scroll through my blog - I dare you to find many cards at all without a few sequins.  I often just use three sequins to highlight a sentiment or image, but for a sequin challenge, I thought I ought to use a few more.

From Our House

It's not particularly creative to plop sequins on a wreath - but I love the look of that open wreath.  It's also a really nice mix of sequins.  It's not just the photo that makes them look different - there are three shades of green and two of red, plus the golden sequins. The picture doesn't do the embossing powder justice.  In a different light, you can see that the speckles are actually golden.

From Our House close

  • Stamps: Hero Arts wreath, Simon Says Holiday Hellos (sentiment)
  • Paper: Papertrey Ink Scarlet Jewel, Kraft, My Favorite Things Primitive White
  • Ink: Papertrey Ink Scarlet Jewel, Kraft, Versamark
  • Accessories: Stampendous Shabby White Embossing Enamel, Neat and Tangled Classic Christmas Mix sequins, My Favorite Things Fishtail dies


26 comments:

TeresaAngelina said...

This is lovely!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Kim, this is SO pretty! Love the embossing powder you used and the touches of sequins look awesome! Thanks so much for playing with us at Merry Monday!

Shelia said...

Such an elegant and beautiful card. Love the silver wreath with the sequins!

Kathryn Mangelsdorf said...

I like the use of the sequins on the wreath

Tenia Nelson said...

LOVE!!!

Marie B. said...

Love it!!!! :)

Debbie Bonczek said...

Love this. I love the wreath image itself on that kraft background, and the sequins really add to the card.

Jenny said...

I love your card Kim, a brilliant. CAS way to use sequins :)
Jenny x

JoAnn said...

Love the embossed wreath and pretty sequins.

snappy scrappy said...

So pretty!

Julie said...

Love the colours you've used-what a wonderful way to use sequins! Your embossing looks great as well. I'd love to see the effect in real life. Lovely card.

Bonnie said...

It's always such a treat to visit your blog, Kim! This is no exception! A beautiful wreath! Thanks for sharing it with us at Merry Monday!

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Gorgeous! Love the silver wreath and how you used the sequins. Very clever!

Nora N. said...

This is lovely. I love the glitter embossing and the fun way you used the sequins. Beautiful card.

Marjolein said...

Warm reds, festive greens, love your sequins overloaded Christmascard! That's just perfect for the occasion. Love how you incorperate sequins on your cards.
Love the Shabby enamel embossingpowder, I haven't seen it used often in combo with a stamps, mostly just as highlights on corners of cards/ images.
Love the effect.
Bye,

Marjolein

ps. I believe you immediately when it comes to sequins use, ha, ha, yuo're sooooo very good at that. :-)

Happy Dance said...

Am liking all those wonderful sequins! I love how they add just the right amount of sparkle and color to your card. AND...sparkly speckles too! Sweet. The Scarlet Jewel cs is perfect; everything just pops. Great card. Bev

Lisa said...

What a pretty sparkly wreath!! This is FABulous Kim!!

Robyn Oliver said...

Kim this is a really lovely eyecatching card...the white embossed wreath displays the sequins beautifully. Robyn

Ingrid said...

Wow, what a stunning card. I love that stamp and the sequins add such a nice touch! :)

Kelly said...

that wreath is STUNNING and the sequins just add more pop! beautiful card!

Doris said...

I have the same wreath stamp...now why didn't I think of that! The sequins are so festive!

Deepti said...

This is the most beautiful wreath I have ever seen :) I wish I could create like you...

JD/ Jill said...

So pretty! Went to my favorite scrapbook store this past weekend and guess what I bought? Yes, sequins! Now all I have to do is think about how I am going to use them...

wienerhoneymooners said...

Kim,. I am pinning this for an upcoming Card Club!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

wienerhoneymooners said...

Well I cased this, humbly with ribbon and buttons not as elegant as embossing and sequins, though I hope you don't mind me casing!! Hugs Kim!!!!

Tammy Hershberger said...

This is awesome! LOVE the sparkle!