I'm putting on my elf hat tonight and helping Christmas-fy my Starbucks, so this Night of Navy is setting the mood for the evening.
The inspiration for this card was a technique I saw on Sue Bendinsky's blog, Stampin' with Friends. She turned over a piece of Whisper White card stock that had been embossed with the Vintage Wallpaper Textured Impressions Folder and ran her brayer over the debossed side! It makes a quick and stunning background paper, as you can see with my Night of Navy panel.
I used a stamp from the Many Merry Messages set, such a great sentiment set to have in your collection for all your Christmas cards, and heat embossed the Encore gold ink. The ribbon is non-SU!, but it was languishing alone in the stash and fit the bill perfectly. I added some 1/8" Whisper White taffeta ribbon as well.
I like this elegant look, and hope you'll give it a try. Thanks Sue!