Friday, August 8, 2014

Sleigh bells ring, are ya listening?

Ok, so it's not Christmas in July, but in August! I made a card for two challenges: Merry Monday #120 (use a sled, skis, or skates) and Seize the Sketch #26. Here's what I came up with:


 here's the inside:

Sometimes, you just have to let the paper do all the work for you! This is a great example. :) I can't tell you how quick it was to put this card together. (Normally, it takes at least 2 hours!) This card was probably done within a half hours time. (A personal record for me!) I think the most time consuming part was tying on the bells! LOL! I couldn't decide to go with red or gold floss....so I used both! I like how it turned out. LOL!

That's all for now. I'm going to sit and relax with a nice glass of wine on the deck, and maybe eat something too. (It could happen!) I hope your weekend is a great one! Thanks for stopping by!

BTW, here are the graphics for the challenge:

 


Chris
Supplies:
DP: Graphic 45 - Christmas Emporium
CS: Recollections
Accessories: DMC - floss; Darice - bells; Ranger DI - Walnut Stain; Tonic/TH - distressing tool
Adhesives: SA by 3L - MyStik permanent, 3D foam squares; Glue Dots


13 comments:

  1. Wonderful use of the sketch! Thanks for joining in at STS!

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  2. Oh how I love that paper -- of course it's G45! And you turned it into a terrific card!

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  3. What a gorgeous vintage feel to your card....love those bells! Your inside is as gorgeous as the outside. What a lucky person that gets this beauty.

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  4. Wonderful Christmas card! The little jingle bells add a nice touch! Thanks for joining along with Seize the Sketch!

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  5. Beautiful vintage style card, I love these images. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

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  6. Wonderful paper and I love the floss with the jingle bells! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

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  7. Love the image on the first one with the bells.
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

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  8. Beautiful Christmas images....both inside and out! Thanks for joining us at Seize The Sketch.

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  9. Super pretty images inside and out, Chris!

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  10. I love the red & gold together! And what a genius idea to use bells for that element in the sketch. LOVE it!!

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  11. Gorgeous card, the inside is as pretty as the outside! So glad I saw you at Sieze the Sketch! ~Diane

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  12. Chris, I love the vintage vibe on this! And those jingle bells...oh, how fun!

    Thanks for playing with us at Seize The Sketch. :)

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