Saturday, December 13, 2014

Merry & Bright

I spent a some time in the scrap room today making a few Christmas cards. The hubby left Friday to work out of town for a couple days, so I had the whole day to myself. I created a couple fun shadow box cards - a nativity scene and a winter village scene - for my boss and a co-worker which I created with Silhouette cut files. So, when I was done with them, I got out some ornament dies, alcohol inks and UTEE, and created a CAS mixed media Christmas card in non-traditional colors. Wow, what a bright and shiny ornament!


And you know the entire time I sang "White Christmas" in my head... "may your days be merry and bright..." So of course I HAD to use the sheet music embossing folder!


And here's a peek at the inside - a simple sentiment stamped in the tangerine ink. Had to keep the non-traditional color thing going! ;)


I'm happy to enter this card into the following challenges:

Recipe:
  • GKD Pure Luxury White cardstock; Tim Holtz Watercolor Cardstock; orange cardstock (old stash)
  • GKD Merry & Bright stamp set duo (front sentiment)
  • GKD Winter Cheer (inside sentiment)
  • Spellbinders Mix-n-Match Ornaments dies
  • Tim Holtz distressing tool and felt pad
  • Ranger Adirondack alcohol ink - Sunset Orange, Sunshine Yellow, Lettuce and Gold Mixative
  • Versamark
  • UTEE (ultra thick embossing enamel)
  • Memento Tangelo ink
  • GKD gold cording
  • Darice Sheet Music embossing folder
  • Orange Queen & Co. Goosebumps gemstones
  • Large yellow flat-back pearl

Well, this is it from me today. Thanks so much for stopping by - we'll see you next time! ;)
Hugs,
Leslie

19 comments:

  1. This is so pretty. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  2. A beautiful CAS card. I love the warm gold colour you've used. Thank you for joining in at OLL challenges. Wynn DT

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  3. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining our challenge at Loves Rubberstamps.

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  4. That ornament is so gorgeous and just pops off the white sheet music background! Thanks so much for playing at DRS Designs!

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  5. Love your mixed media card and ornament. Great shine, too. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this time. Happy Holidays! Cindy-DT

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  6. Beautiful card, Leslie! I love your gorgeous ornament and the non-traditional colors....beautifully done! Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

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  7. Great ornament it looks wonderful! Thanks for playing along with Just Us Girls!

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  8. Love that bright ornament! Looks fabulous with the music background! Thanks for sharing with DRS Designs.

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  9. Really beautiful, Leslie! I'm so tickled that you entered our "Family Christmas" challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week. Good luck in the draw and I hope yu play again next week.
    NanaConnie DT

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  10. Love your card thank you for joining us at Ooh la la Creations Sue DT xx

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  11. Hello,
    Beautiful card, gorgeous ornament! Perfect!!!Thanks for joining our challenge.
    Anneke xxxxx

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  12. Great use of the alcohol inks, Leslie - perfect for our CAS challenge. Thanx for sharing with us at Fantasy Stampers and best wishes for the festive season.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

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  13. Beautiful C & S card - just love your bauble embellishment! Thank you for joining us at Fantasy Stampers. Cindy (DT)

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  14. What a beautiful project, Leslie. Lovely colours and details. Thanks for playing along in the “Family Christmas” challenge at Tuesday Throwdown.
    hugs, Asha

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  15. Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.
    /Pillan

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  16. This is so pretty. Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

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  17. This is fabulous! I love the colors in this and the glossy effect of the ornament (I guess that's from the UTEE. Had to look that one up). CAS and very beautiful.

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  18. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Chocolate, Coffe & Cards Challenges!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT
    Merry Christmas :)

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  19. I like the non trad colours, beautiful ornament you created and love the embossed background.
    Thanks for taking the time to join us at Ooh la la.
    Lynn x
    DT
    Happy New Year

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