. . . and a Partridge in a Pear Tree!


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Today’s card is designed to dazzle you . . . literally, with Stampin’ Up! Gold Glitz Dazzling Details on the partridge wing and pears.  Gold is IN and Stampin’ Up! is right there with the trend!


My tree takes root in this week’s Pals Paper Arts Sketch Challenge (PPA224).  Check out what the rest of the PPA resident artists have designed with this sketch and play along HERE!


  • My kind of watercoloring–small, quick areas to color and Stampin’ Up! Blendabilities Markers to create the shaded look with ease.  Note:  I used Daffodil Delight below the Gold Glitz.  Watch my 7 Rules for Blendabilities Markers Video!

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  • A Real Red pattern from Santa & Co. Designer Series Paper (I’m using a lot of this sassy paper lately) makes a simple and modern envelope liner.
  • Get a perfectly coordinated liner for Stampin’ Up! Medium Envelopes with the Stampin’ Up! Envelope Liners Framelits Dies and a Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine.

Stampin up stampin' up! stampinup stamping pretty mary fish partridge & pears

  • Layer measurements from top to bottom:  Whisper White “tree” layer 4″ x 2 7/8″. Real Red 4 1/2″ x 3 1/8″.  Basic Black 4 1/8″ x 2″.  Old Olive 3 3/8″ x 3 3/4″. Whisper White 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″, Basic Black card base 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″.


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It’s so much fun to be a part of the Pals group.  Jennifer M.

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  1. What a beautiful take on the sketch! Your cooling of the tree is fabulous…especially the golden pears!

  2. Classy geometric shapes with gold glitz… sweet!

  3. Love that glitz you added! Super card, Mary!

  4. I love your take on the blocks of color. The gold glitz pears are the star of the card. Stunning once again! I hope you are having a magical trip.

  5. I love the texture and Flit the gold glitter adds.

  6. Fun how you did the Dazzling Details! Great idea!

  7. Love the glitz on the partridge and pears!

  8. Carol Carriveau

    While this is not a stamp that appealed to me, I love what you have done with it…the gold is the perfect touch!

  9. Beautiful! I love the little pops of gold, and fun coloring. Hope you have a very relaxing trip, you deserve it!

  10. You’ve done it again! What a fantastic card and awesome color combination! I think I need this stamp set now! lol

  11. Love that touch of glittery gold! Such a great image!

  12. What a lovely card. The gold detail adds that something extra.

  13. MsMarys, you did Dazzle me with your pear tree!!!!! Beautiful love all that dazzle.
    I know your now having fun with Caroline!!!!
    Hugs and be safe

  14. Just kicking up our feet in Salamanca

  15. Now that’s my “kind of watercoloring”. Looks so amazing and the results are perfect. Have to say that the Gold Glitz Dazzling Detail is PERFECT for this card. Hope you are having a blast in Spain.

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