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Glittery Color Challenge - House of Cards

This month at House of Cards our challenge is based on a very nice color palette with an added twist, glitter. I love aquamarine blues, so this combo is one of my cardmaking weaknesses!

For today's card I was also inspired on a sketch from Cardabilities. I did leave a good amount of white space on the front of my card, though I think the final look reminds me of old fashioned bling (Gatsby style).

Dies - Spellbinders: NEW! Heirloom Oval, Elegant Ovals, Snowflake Pendant, A2 Matting Basics A. Our Daily Bread Designs: Fancy Foliage, Asters and Leaves, Flourished Star Pattern
Stamps - Stampendous Spanish Messages
Inks - Perfect Pearls Mists in Biscotti, Ann Butler Crafter's Inks as embossing ink
Adhesives - Scortape: 8 1/2" x 11" Double sided adhesive sheet, 1/2" two sided tape. Beacon's Tacky Glue. Uhu silicone gel glue.

Other - Envirotex Spray Crystal Clear sealer (used on glittered die cuts/made glitter opaque and vintage looking), silver embossing powder
Miscelaneous - Leather textured cardstocks in white and aquamarine, vellum, silver glitter, pearls and rhinestones, satin ribbon.

I hope you like my card for our monthly challenge. I invite you to join our Inlinkz at House of Cards (here). Remember that any style and any kind of project is welcome!

To use glitter and/or be inspired by this photo

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

I'd like to submit my card to:
Dies R Us - Anything Goes / Twist: Something New (Heirloom Oval die)
Sparkle n Sprinkle - January Challenge
Cardabilities - Sketch #114

Card Mania - Make it Sparkle


  1. Wow, Gracielle, this is stunning. I just love all the layers.

  2. I am completely, utterly, and totally IN LOVE, Gracie! This looks SO pretty! The layering is perfect and the texture is amazing! LOVE! HUGS and have a great rest of the week! :) Mynn xx

  3. This is just stunning! Love your work! Hugs Julie xox

  4. This is by far one of the most beautiful cards you have made!!! Bellisima!!! Love the colours and layering, the whole ensemble is just perfect!

  5. BEAUTIFUL creation as always Gracie! HUGS and Thanks so much for playing in our ‘ANYTHING GOES with a *NEW* TWIST’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  6. Stunning! Love the colors, the layout, everything about it!

  7. Wow! This is really beautiful! I LOVE all the layers and the glitter! So pretty!

  8. Such a gorgeous card Graciellie. I like it very much. Thanks for joining us in Card Mania Challenges

  9. Oh wow Gracie! This gorgeous creation is more than perfect for a glittery challenge! Love it!

    Judy HOC teammate

  10. Woooww woooww Gracie this is STUNNING
    Adorable layer the glitter and wooowww much layering in a card...I cant do that
    my card will be so bad and yours is adorable totally in love with this my friend
    big hugs from teammate, Monika

  11. Be still my heart! Wow is this amazing!! Your clean layering is beautiful! Thanks for joining in at Cardabilities!

  12. Wow! Your card is fabulous!
    HOC DT teammate

  13. Oh, how I love this! You've really outshone yourself (or should I say, outglittered? :)

    HOC teamie

  14. I simply adore seeing your stunning creations! What inspiration.

  15. WOW beautiful card!!!
    Thank you for playing along with us at Cardabilities.

  16. Oh my, gorgeous! Love the layering on here! Welcome to the team, I hope you enjoy your time here!

  17. This is so beautiful. I love all the layering you did! Great job team-mate! Happy New Year and have a great day!

  18. Your card looks amazing. Love your color choices and all the layers combined with the white space. So glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

  19. very beautiful! I love the layers, and mix of gems!
    Great use of the colors in the color challenge! Very inspiring!

  20. Wow, wow and wow!!! Absolutely stunning Graciellie! It looks very classy and precious!
    Thank you so much, for your nice comment and sorry for the long waiting - I was very very busy the last few weeks!
    Best wishes for the New Year!
    Rosi x HOC DT-sister

  21. Wow! Another gorgeous beauty! Lots of wonderful layers and great touch with the gems and pretty!!!

  22. Beautiful card, I like how the bottom snowflake goes off the edge of the card, adds a lot to an already lovely design! HOC DT newbie Donna

  23. Hi Graciellie. This is just a Diamond. So gorgeous. And you rigth... very Gatsby styled

    Hi Donna
    I can't submit comments direct eighter.
    But Welcome to the team and your card is great.

    Take care
    Hugs Ma Dt HoC

  24. Your card is gorgeous! I love all of the layers! and the glitter! :) Hugs-Katy HOC DT

  25. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us in Card Mania Challenges

  26. Now this is a stunner, Graciellie! <3 I'm totally in love with it! Awesome color combo and the combination with vellum and silver embossing is just amazing! Thanks for showing this beauty at Card Mania Challenges and hope to see you again soon. xx

  27. Such a gorgeous card! I love the wonderful design. Love the colors and embellishments. Thanks for playing along with us at Card Mania Challenges!

  28. Such a stunning card! Absolutely LOVE how you layered all of the elements to create your design!
    Crafty hugs,
    Ruza ~ HOC-Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

  29. Thank you I have benefited from you and to this I was looking for


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