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Monday, December 5, 2011

The Power of 3

Today is our SCS Crafty Gals Blog Hop!  I've been looking forward to this since Melina mentioned having one during December!   What better time to get Christmas Cards done than for a blog hop.  I hope you'll check out all of the CRAFTY GALS listed on the right side of my blog as they all have inspiring cards and altered items for you to see!   Since our challenge was "The Power of Three",  everything on the card had to be in 3's -- paper and embellishments.   I cased this card from the SCS Gallery.   It was just TOO perfect for our challenge not to and as soon as I saw it,  I knew this would be a good one to include.   I used SU! Delightful Decorations Stamps,  3 Gold Star Eyelets,  Gold Cord and SU! Cardstock Ruby Red, Marigold Morning and Wild Wasabi.   I embossed the red with SU! Dots Emboss folder.  While I was at it,  I used my SU Scallop Edge Punch, SU! Ornament Punch and a corner rounder.   

The next card in my Power of Three line up is using a sketch from this week's MOJO Monday #217.  Fun Sketch to use.   I found these SU! Scraps in my scrap bin and since these are some of my favorite colors,  it was perfect for this card.   I used SU! Old Olive and Real Red.   The stamps are SU! Patterned Pines.  I added 3 brads,  1 red sleigh and 2 green Christmas Trees.  I also added 3 red stars and to bling them up added Christmas Red Stickles.   The ribbon is Ivory Satin miscellaneous I had in my Ribbon Drawer,.   Just to follow the theme,  I made 3 of these cards.   I also was pleased because the sketch was square,  I wanted something "different" for these cards.     

The last card I finished for this evening was from the Freshly Made Sketches #13.   I used A Muse Studio nordic
noel stamps,  Cherry Shimmer, Cherry Damask Shimmer and French Roast Shimmer.  The ink colors are Cherry and Wasabi.   I added Christmas Red Stickles to this card as well.    I had alot of FUN making these 3 cards for our Power of Three Blog Hop! 

I hope you enjoy!   Don't forget to check out the rest of the Crafty Gals Blog Hop.