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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

ODBDSLC257-Metallic Color Challenge

Good morning!
Today's challenge is to use metallic gold and/or silver and black and/or white.  I have used Gold, silver and white today.

I used gold and silver glitter paper, gold and silver mirror finish paper, gold metallic ribbon and gold finish Washi type tape for the borders.
For my main panel I took white stock and used 1/2" and 1/4" Score tape to make stripes at a diagonal.  I then uncovered one stripe and glittered it with Micro fine glitter then burnished with my fingers and moved on to the next stripe and so on till I finished.  I used white to make my pine branches (Fancy Foliage) so that they would not get lost in all the silver and gold.  I used gold thread to "hang" my ornaments.  The centers (decorative part) of the ornaments were cut from either gold or silver glitter paper and the backings are the mirror finish which is a little hard to photograph, but if you are giving them out for Christmas that doesn't really matter.  I did my star ornament over my Nativity ornament as my "sentiment" sort of speak.  It tells the story of the birth of Christ as found in Matthew 2:1-2 (and Luke 2:4-14)
To see more inspiration please visit my design team sisters:
JulieDianaRobin (that's me),  PaulaChris

To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC257 or to join the challenge click here.  You have until October 11, 2015, at 8:00 pm EDT to join us. By participating in the challenge, you have a chance to win a  $15 ODBD Gift Certificate good towards the purchase of stamps in the “stamps column” on the ODBD website, or to be spotlighted on the ODBD Blog at our next challenge. The random prize winner will be posted on our next challenge post. Please do not post on Flicker as many of us do not have the ability to comment on your cards nor can we spotlight your cards on the blog.

This is definitely my favorite time of year when the weather cools and the colors change.  I start to think of Christmas and snow.  The reason it is my favorite above all though, is that it is the time when we celebrate the birth of Christ..."and they called Him Jesus".  I love reading the gospel accounts of the birth of Christ and knowing that it was spoken of in the old testament as well (Isaiah 7:14 & 9:6 among others), it all comes down to God orchestrating and fullfilling His plan to redeem the world through His only Son Jesus.  That is how much God loves each and every one of us.
Thanks for visiting today!


Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Gorgeous card Robin!! I love the background you created with the scor-tape. Most likely many will think it is just a piece of designer paper if they were not to read. I am sure it took you a lot of time but the result is stunning!! Love all the metallics and design!! God's Grace and His constant involvement in our lives is truly a gift!! Thanks for sharing!

Angella D. Crockett said...

Awesome glittering technique....thanks for the details! Fabulous, stunning!!! HUGS!!

Julie Gearinger said...

WOW!! Robin, this card is spectacular!! Love the glitter background that you created (I thought it was a specialty DSP)! Your ornaments truly shine and the Nativity ornament is the perfect "sentiment" for sure!! Hugs, my friend- have a blessed week!

laughingstamper said...

How cool to make your background paper, Robin! I thought it was DP until I read your post! This is so festive for the Christmas season and that bow just adds the perfect touch too!!!

CherylQuilts said...

Robin, the gold, silver, and white are stunning, and what an amazing background...and lots of work that was so worth it! And I love your shiny ornaments. Stunning, sweet friend! And I agree that Christmas is such a blessed time! Hugs!

Roxie said...

This is gorgeous, thanks for the how to on glittering.