Monday, December 9, 2013

SweetStamps #147: Simple Christmas

Good morning sweeties!
Happy Tuesday to you!! 
Today, SweetStamps is challenging you to create:
For my card today, I wanted to really keep the card simple and show lots of white spaces.
I found myself, looking at the tress and decided to emboss it white to make it pop against the blue background.  I attempted to make it very simple by creating a one layer card, but that didn't workout to well for me.  I would have achieved it, if I had laid down a thicker layer of masking tape!!  :(
So to salvage it, I cut it and laid it on top of the other card I was working with!!  So it all worked out and I think it looks great! Added several stones to the corners and done!!  :) 
Very simple and super easy to reproduce if needed to be. 

So, I hope you have enjoyed my project today and will find inspiration to join us this week. 
Don't forget we also have our monthly challenge going on. 
You can get all the details HERE
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Remember, you can only enter the challenge one time, use a SweeStamps image to get an extra entry in the challenge. Please limit the amount of challenges to 10 (including SweetStamps). You must link back to SweetStamps on your blog post.

Next week's challenge #148 is:
Our monthly challenge, can be found HERE
Theme is:
I would like to enter the following challenges:
Cards and More #96
Ladybug Crafts: Clean and Simple
Crafty Cardmakers #106



  1. I would never have thought to use that stamp the way you did! Makes an every day tree into a holiday tree, super cool!

  2. Beautiful card, love how the outside and inside match!! Love the tree stamped in white and embossed! Perfect for winter!

  3. Beautiful card Calypso unique look of the tree is awesome

  4. Calypso, I love the tree embossed in white!! What a fabulous idea for a winter tree!! Great idea!!

  5. Just beautiful! I love the look of the snow covered trees- and the blue BG os perfect- loving the background and that you finished the inside as well!

  6. Calypso, what a wonderful idea! Your card is so gorgeous! I love you shading and that Bling on the corners just finish it off all so lovely!!
    Sweet Hugs

  7. This is a beautiful design Calypso, but our challenge is actually Winter FUN, not just winter.

    Crafty Cardmakers

  8. Hi Calypso, yes it turned out really great. Love this style it is all the time very elegant.

    Thank you very much for joining us at the Cards und More Challenge.

    Hugs Claudia

  9. Your boo boo fix worked perfectly, Calypso! This is so beautiful. I really love the blue/white setting for this tree. Fabulous *simple* card.

  10. Das ist wirklich wundervoll geworden.
    Hab herzlichen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei Cards und More
    GLG Tamesis

  11. Love the simple design of the embossed tree on the blue, it has an elegant feel to it. Beautiful!!

  12. Beautiful card, the white tree really stands out on the blue background.

  13. Gorgeous card! Thank you for joining us at Cards und more.

  14. I love the simplicity of your card and the pp peeking around the edges. Thank you for joining our CAS challenge at LCI. Happy New Year xx