Friday, December 2, 2011

25 Days of Christmas: Day 10

Good Morning! How are y'all today? For today's card, I used the same collection of pattern papers that Kristina used on her "Tis The Season" card. I did, however, discover that there are a few papers that are in the 12x12 collection package that Kristina had and the 6x6 paper pad that I used. I really liked the unique design of this card. It's very unusual for a Christmas card I think; and I like the fact that it uses the unique combination of pattern paper as the focal point. One of my favorite things about stamping and creating, is that you get to throw out the usual color combination do's and don'ts. This is especially nice for the age old "don't" of mixing red and pink together. I think as a small girl, that was the one rule of fashion, I just never quite understood! In the crafting world though, red and pink are not only acceptable, they are encouraged and embraced. Yay!! I made a couple of other changes from the original card as well by using some scalloped pattern paper instead of punching an edge. I also used a wider ribbon; but I had a hard time getting it to tie in a bow and lay the way I wanted it to, so I decided to use some gold cord and tie that in a bow instead. All in all, a simple card that was a lot of fun to make!!

Challenges:
Southern Girl Challenges: Ribbon
Colour Create: Red, White, Green
Willow Sketchie Design: Anything Goes
Bling It On: Christmas
Christmas Cards All year Round: Anything Goes
Scrappin Chics Challenge: Christmas Anything Goes
Clearly iStamp: Christmas
Fairy Tale Challenge: Christmas






13 comments:

GinniG said...

What FUN and CUTE cards!!!! Good luck with the Scrappin Chics Challenge Blog!!!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous cards, love the papers & the LO is fab!

Thank you for sharing with us at Willow Sketchie this week, good luck!
Hus Shell xx

craftybunny said...

Love the of mix of colours/papers. Great layout on this brilliant card.Thanks for joining us at Willow Sketchie Challenge.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Sharon said...

Lovely cards Dori. I love the way they are so different from the usual Christmas layouts. Beautiful work.
Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge.
Sharon xx

Cheryl said...

oh this is one really beautiful card,hugs cherylxxxx

Cassie said...

What a neat Christmas card, Dori! Thanks so much for playing along with the CIC :D

darling Ho said...

What a cute design! Love all the inches.
Thanks for sharing it at Fairy Tale Challenge this time.
~darling Ho~FTC-DT

shell said...

Fab card Hun, thanks for joining us at Bling It On this month.
Shell xx

clare said...

lovely card with such beautiful soft colours. thanks for joining us @ CCAYR. x

Bianca said...

Your card is so very wonderfull! I love the colours of your papers and the coloration! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Holly said...

oh wow, what a terrific layout! Love your choice of papers!

Julie said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for playing along with us at Colour Create this fortnight, Juliexx

laney said...

super card!!
Thanks for joining us at Bling It On this time would love to see you next time too
hugs
laney


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