Sunday, June 22, 2014

Sweet Christmas



Hi there

Todays card is for the Merry Monday #113 challenge to make a card using the colors of pink, silver and white.  You can see the other samples and entries here.  I chose a Flourishes Stamp set called Sweet Christmas.  When I first saw the challenge I thought 'elegant' snowflakes or ornaments but, in the final analysis, I chose these pretty candy canes.  I embossed the white background with a snowflake embossing folder and added touches of the silver glimmer paper and some pink cardstock which was also run through the Big Shot.  Here 'tis.....


I stamped the image with Memento Tuxedo black and colored with my Copics.  I only used a couple of pinks and 2 cool neutrals.  The ribbon is Offray and is from my stash.  I cut the image with my classic circle nestabilities and used the 'old' technique of sponging while the image was still in the die.  A little snowflake punched out for the bow and a small silver fern add a couple of finishing touches.


I'm really enjoying the Christmas Challenges plus the added benefit of having some cards already done when we get into crunch time in a few months.  I hope you've enjoyed my little feminine Christmas card... thanks for taking a look.

{{hugs}}

2 comments:

  1. What pretty, pink candy canes, Pat! Love how you've sponged around them and added the sparkle on the card! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

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  2. Beautiful take on the challenge! Love the hot pink and how it pops against the silver sparkling elements! Thanks so much for playing with us at Merry Monday!

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