Inspired by both the picture and the colours from the new Around The World Stampin' Up! Challenge, I created this Christmas card in non-traditional colours - Blushing Bride, Soft Sky, Pear Pizzazz...

Gorgeous Grunge Christmas Card

Stamps: Special Season (wood: 131766, clear: 131769), Gorgeous Grunge (wood: 130514, clear: 130517). Ink: Blushing Bride (131172), Soft Sky (131181), Pear Pizzazz (131180), Silver Metallic Encore Stamp Pad (132142). Card/Paper: Blushing Bride (131287), Sahara Sand (121695), Whisper White (106549). Accessories: Whisper White Baker's Twine (124262), White Chalk Stampin' Marker (132133), Soft Sky Designer Buttons (Subtles: 130030), Soft Sky and Pear Pizzazz Candy Dots (Subtles: 130933). Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439), Magnetic Platform (130658), Expressions Thinlits Dies (132171), Chalk Talk Framelits (129983), Glue Dots (103683), 2-Way Glue Pen (100425), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430).

I used the Special Season stamp set from the Holiday Catalogue and my all-time favourite stamp set, Gorgeous Grunge, to capture the Christmas sparkle and joy.

Gorgeous Grunge Christmas Card

Special Season
Special Season wood-mount (131766) - $41.95
Special Season clear-mount (131769) - $33.95

Gorgeous Grunge
Gorgeous Gunge wood-mount (130514) - $51.95
Gorgeous Grunge clear-mount (130517) - $41.95

Here's the inspirational challenge...


Now it's your turn to create! You don't need to be a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, just someone who loves paper crafting and Stampin' Up! products. So head on over to the Around The World Stampin' Up! Challenges website and submit your beautiful creation.