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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

A Merry Christmas

Hello Peeps!

Today I am sharing a card I made using the color challenge this week on SplitcoastStampers.

Some fun colors this week:

Gold, Wild Wasabi and Daffodil Delight, not your traditional colors for a Christmas card, but I do like the results. I started with a favorite stamp set, Stampin Up's A Beautiful Season, retired. 
I stamped with black stazon onto some confetti cream card stock. I then colored with my aqua painter and ink pads, I used wild wasabi, daffodil delight and basic gray. I used some ink from my gold encore pad to color the holly berries, but then in the end I covered them with some small gold pearls. I thought the gold ink looked very dull and I liked the gold pearls better.
I stamped a second image and colored the leaves to cut out and pop up, the dessert option on this challenge was to fussy cut something, so I did. 

I used some crumb cake ink to shade my image and I used my white gel pen to add some lines to the holly leaves. The sentiment comes from the Bells and Boughs set and I used some Daffodil Delight seam binding ribbon to make my bow and added a very vanilla button to the center.
The DSP on here is from a retired pack, Woodland Walk. 
The base of the card is the same Confetti Cream as the image is stamped on and I used some gold foil paper to mat my image and DSP.
I finished up by doing a bit of doodling around the image with my black marker.

Hope you enjoyed this one!



Lesley Croghan said...

Wow, love these unexpected colours with the image. Great card!

Pam Todd said...

You got it all right on this card - just beautiful!

Pat S said...

Great card, love the use of retired products

Loralee said...

This is one beautiful card Vicki. Simply refreshing to see such nontraditional colors for Christmas. I know how I'm going to use my stash of Woodland Walk dsp. This card has such an artfully designed flair to it.
Loralee Parish

Cheryl (aka CherylQuilts) said...

Vicki, I love your work and your love for shows! You have a gift! I so love this beautiful's classic Vicki! Hugs, sweet friend!