Sunday, April 1, 2018

A new to me challenge and another Christmas card

Hello crafty friends and welcome!
I want to share a card I made for a new to me challenge,

Basically, you create a card using one of the DT's cards, given, as
your inspiration. For this challenge, they are using this
card by DT member, Chriss:


So very pretty. The pink ombre, the gold forest with deer, the gold JOY sentiment.
All of that I was inspired by, but I put my own spin on it.
Here's my card:

here's the inside:

I began with a with a white card stock base, then sponged Picked Raspberry DI on half of it, going from light to dark for an ombre effect. I die cut the birch collage die and adhered over that. The deer is die cut in gold glitter paper and adhered. Then I just used the same ink to stamp the sentiment. Super easy, and I may have finished this card in under a half hour. (truly a Christmas miracle as I usually take at least two hours). And bonus, a second Christmas card is done!
 (only a gazillion more to go)

 That's it for me. Thanks for popping by. I wish all who are celebrating a
very joyous Easter!

I'm also linking this at Poppystamps challenge #43 - framed 


Stamps: Graphic 45/Hampton Arts - Christmas Emporium; Taylored Expressions - In & Out Christmas
Ink: Ranger DI - Picked Raspberry
CS: Neenah
DP: Recollections - gold glitter
Accessories: GC; Poppystamps - Birch Collage die, Regal deer die; MISTI; blending tool
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner; Ranger - Multi Medium Matte


Cindy C. said...

Sweet CAS take from the inspiration photo!!

Margaret said...

Lovely clean and simple card

Ardyth said...

Love how you simplified the elements of the inspiration to make this clean, fresh card! Thanks for joining us at MCV!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

So pretty and perfectly CAS! Thanks so much for playing along at MCV!

Barbara Godden said...

Gorgeous card, the picked raspberry DI is gorgeous. (makes me wonder if I have it) Awesome job with making a CAS card from the muse card.

Lindsey said...

Yay Chris! I am so glad you played along, and you nailed the spirit of the challenge perfectly! Such a gorgeous card.

Maria Rodriguez. said...

Darn Chris!! I just checked my email and found the Muse Christmas Visions reminder for voting, but I totally missed their first challenge post for challenge #96, grrr!
Your card is gorgeously CAS, the pinks and gold look totally amazing.
I'm so glad I took a peek at the reminder for voting.

Patty Tanúz said...

Ohhh all is so beautiful and sweet with Pink color!!!! Good luck on Poppy challenge!!! Kisses from México... DT Patty Tanúz :)

Robin said...

Love how you used the Birch Collage die!! Thank you so much for participating in Poppystamps "Framed" Challenge!

pam said...

Wonderful card you created, love the colour,
Thank you for joining us over on Poppystamps challenge blog.
Pam x

Rebecca Keppel said...

Gorgeous cards! And so impressive that you have a couple of Christmas cards done already!!
Thanks for joining us in the Poppystamps Framed Challenge!
:) Rebecca

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