Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Another Christmas card...

...for which I combined 3 challenges: 2 of which have since expired. (Cuz that's how I roll....sadly.) Anyway, the three challenges are Just Us Girls #249 - use woodgrainThe Challenge #10, and Merry Monday #116 - white w/shades of green. Here's what I came up with:


here's the inside

The woodgrain paper started out as white washed, but I took mowed lawn DI to it with a blending tool and Wah La! Now it has a nice green tint to it! I did the inlaid die cut technique with the word Christmas. (using silver glitter paper, because a card needs to sparkle!) Shopped my stash for the green burlap ribbon, the holly leaves and the pearls. Finished the inside and was done!

Short and sweet. Now I must go and walk the fur baby. He is insisting on a walk! Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a great day!

Chris
Supplies:
Paper Smooches - Christmas Sampler
Ink: Memento - Bamboo Leaves; Ranger DI - Mowed Lawn
DP: MME - Dolled Up; AC - glitter paper
CS: Recollections (kraft); Darice (white)
Accessories: Grand Calibur; Paper Smooches - Christmas words die; Michael's - ribbon; Recollections - holly leaves; Creative charms - pearls
Adhesives: SA by 3L - MyStik permanent; Recollections - red tape; Ranger - Glossy Accents

7 comments:

  1. This is wonderful, Chris. I love how you changed the wood to suit the challenge (even if you missed it). And the sparkle "Christmas" makes a great contrast to the wood.

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  2. Love how you modified the color of your woodgrain paper! Super idea that I'm going to have to try with my DI. Great Christmas card that you could make a stack of! Love the die as well. Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

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  3. Wow, this is a terrific Christmas card! You mean I'm not the only one who misses challenge deadlines? :D

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  4. Awesome card, love the skeetch. Ya missing challenges is how I roll too. , you are not alone.

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  5. Big fan of the woodgrain here! And love how you altered the color with your DI. The glitter and pearls are beautiful, too!

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  6. And here I thought *I* was the queen of late-to-the-party. Love the way you colored the paper, and the inlaid die-cuts. Super card!

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  7. This is stunning! Amazing inking on the woodgrain - getting just that right tint. And WOOT on the inlaid die - I've done it once & found it fiddlier to make work than I thought :)

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