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Thursday, January 1, 2015

House of Cards January Challenge

Hi everyone,

House of Cards is having a new challenge to start 2015 right with a gorgeous inspiration photo for you!

glittered (blues)

Alternatively if you don't like the colors you may just use glitter, or you can combine them as I did:

I did inlaid die-cuts and stamped the sentiment on it. Since it did not stamp well on the glitter paper I heat embossed it in glittery black. The speech bubble is also heat embossed - in silver and mounted with foam tape.

Materials: Papertrey Die, Stamplorations - Sentiment Builders: Christmas & New Year,  Mama Elephant Everyday Greetings

Click on the links below and you can visit all inspiration by our wonderful DT girls!

Barbara / Cohenna / Daen'Ys / Dana / Donna N. / Donna T./ Emily / Gracie / Judy / Katy / Lilian / Linda / Lorry Merethe / Michele Monika / Mrs Duck / Pat / Rocky / Ruza / Sue / Tammy / Toni

I m also linking up with Darnell's 3rd NBUS challege (Never before used schtuff)  thanks to finally using Mama Elephant Everyday Greetings - first time I used that - already in my stash for over one year....
And with Simon Says - Anything Goes

Never-Before-Used-Schtuff (Stamps, Dies, EFs, etc.)

Hope to see you over at House of Cards!


aufspapiergebracht said...

Liebe Cornelia,
kaum beginnt das Jahr, schon kommt die erste Knaller-Karte, einfach der Wahnsinn.
Auf ein wunderbares Jahr 2015 mit dir und allen deinen großartigen Ideen.
Herzliche Grüße Elisabeth

Teresa Kline said...

wow, this is stunning, fabulous design...I adore the color combo, I have used these in my kitchen refashion.

hope your 2015 is filled with lots of glimmer and happiness!

sparkle & shine *~*

Monika Reeck said...

Fabulous made Cornelia
I love the use of that glitter paper
I have no color in blue and grey also I used no glitter this time :(
great New Year card and especially love that fabulous stamp with silver embossing powder... and see you soon at my DT Post team mate :) hugs, Monika

Susanne Vargas said...

Ganz toll, diese Stanze mit dem Glitterpapier!
Ein gutes, neues Jahr wünsche ich dir!

*Vicki* said...

What an awesome take on the challenge!! LOVE the glittery and shimmery lines!!! Wishing you a Happy & Healthy New Year in 2015! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
My Blog: Stamp Smiles

Donna said...

Gorgeous card, great take on the sketch, love the dimension of the curved lines. Thanks for the warm welcome to this amazing design team!

Donna Nuce said...

I really like the die cut you used for this card. I'm going to add mine to Darnell's NBUS too! Happy New Year to you!

Barbara Rankin said...

This is simply gorgeous. I never would have thought to make those glittery die cuts as you did. I think this is a fabulous New Year's card, and I am so happy to be on the DT with you. Barbara

Lilian YF said...

Loved the design! And the glitter... =)

Mynn xx said...

Cornelia, this is AMAZING! I LOVE the fun use of glitter paper--the layout is brilliant! The silver embossing looks totally cool, too! LOVE! HUGS and happy new year! :) Mynn xx

Darnell J Knauss said...

Now THAT'S a use for the PTI die that I really like! This is such a cool New Year's card, Cornelia, and I love the colors! It would work for a birthday card, too, wouldn't it? I have that die and have used it once I think, so I appreciate this idea!! Thank you so much for joining in my NBUS Challenge #3!! I wish you all the best in the new year!! Hugs, Darnell

Tammy said...

This is gorgeous Cornelia! I love the fabulous design and all of the sparkle! Happy New Year!
Tammy x

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Fab-U-Lous Cornelia . . . love the glitz and glitter, great effect too! Hazel x

cohenna said...

Beautiful card! I love the way you used the glitter paper
Happy New Year :)

Rocky said...

I love the glitter strips, what a fab idea.

Daen'Ys said...

Das nenne ich eine glitzernde und funkelnde Neujahrs Karte!! Wieder eine ganz tolle!
Nö, ich hab nichts verpennt, ich hatte nur nicht gesehen, dass die Beiträge am 1. jedes Monats freigeben werden. Ansonsten war alles bereit und für später programmiert. Danke für deinen Wink ;)
LG Rosi

Shona Chambers said...

Well, this one has to be the winner!!! Its gorgeous and so perfect for the challenge. Love that die too!

Michele Henderson said...

This is a great card for the New Year! I love that bold graphic stripe of glitter! Thanks for all your help and the warm welcome to the design team too! Have an AWESOME 2015!

Judy V said...

Hi Cornelia! Happy New Year! Love the way you used the glitter paper on this heautiful card! Gives an optical illusion look!

Judy HOC teammate

Kelly Griglione said...

Umm ... shall I say this one is "fabulous beyond measure"?!? Love your combination of blue glitters and silver embossing, Cornelia. Really gorgeous together! Thanks for the kind comment you left earlier ... made my day : ) Hope you have a wonderful New Year!

Anita in France said...

Oh my gorgeous, Cornelia, this is just glorious! Love the colours, the shimmer is stunning ... yep, completely fabulous! Anita :)

linda said...

oh, wow, i love your interpretation! the stripes are fabulous. thanks so much for the warm welcome to the DT and happy new year to you too.

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Yummy ... super striking and love the colour choice. What a classy layout.

Lorraine Clinch said...

Great card, love the graphic style.
Lorry :o) xx

Toni said...

Well, until you mentioned it, I hadn't noticed the sentiment hadn't stamped that great. Pah, can't even tell! looks fab and blingy!


Emily Dee said...

Fabulously sparkly!

Donna said...

Fabulous card, like the curve of your design and all the sparkle! Donna DT newbie

Merethe Arstein said...

Hi Cornelia.
Great use of glitter in those lines. Lovely.

Take care
Hugs Ma Dt HoC

Katy said...

Wow!! This is a beautiful design! I love how you incorporated the glitter and colors! And I love the fabulous! Very awesome! Hugs-Katy HOC DT :)

Ruza Rebel said...

I absolutely love how you were inspired by this months challenge! Your card ROCKS!
Crafty Hugs
Ruza ~ HOC-Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner