Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Untraditional Christmas

Whew, having bronchitis has really put me under the gun in trying to get some cards in before the deadline!  Here's one I just finished and the theme I followed was Untraditional Christmas colors and I love the way it turned out!  Blue, Pink, and Purple are probably three of my favorite colors and I love the way blue looks mounted on brown.  I followed the sketch from Simon Says Stamp and I love the finished product!  The paper is from The Paper Element and it is Blue Flannel - Pajama Party.   I like it because it is double sided and I love the way they go together!  The sentiment is a digital stamp I found, but I can't remember where, I'm sorry!  I cut the brown circle mat out behind the sentiment using my classic circle spellbinders.  I distressed the edges of my image with Tim Holtz Walnut Stain and I cut it out using  my Deckled Rectangle Spellbinder.  The snowflakes are from Michaels in the Christmas section.


Here's another angle as well as a close-up of Secret Tilda (Sorry I had to take the flash off to reduce the glare on this one):



And here's the inside of my card, with an added bow and ribbon:



I hope you like it!


I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Simon Says Stamp - Sketch
7 Kids College Fund Challenge - Non-Traditional Christmas
Creative Cottage - Untraditional Christmas Colors
Papertake Weekly - Red & Green Must Not Be Seen
A Spoon Full of Sugar - Christmas Cards
Pollycraft Challenge - Color Scheme: Pink, Blue, and Brown
Digital Tuesday Challenge - Baby It's Cold Outside (plus Digi)
Top Tip Tuesday - Use Ribbon on Your Creation
Alotarubberstamps - Snowflakes
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Holiday Greetings
ABC DT Challenge - Non-Traditional Holiday Colors

11 comments:

  1. Your card is fantastic. I love the layering and the sentiment stamp. Tilda is so cute in her pink bow. I think that your decoration of the inside of the card is fabulous. It's such an extra special touch. I sure hope you feel better soon. Thanks so much for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog. I hope to see your beautiful cards again.
    xoxo, Christine

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  2. Smashing card, Tilda is lovely with her pink bow.
    Thanks for playing along with Creatyive Cottage
    Anne x

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  3. Gorgeous card Tiara :-) I love this Tilda ,, one of my faves and the papers and design are fab ,, beautifully decorated inside too ,,, very special !! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp and PTW Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  4. Oh, this card is so beautiful!!
    Thanks for joining us at digital tuesday :)
    Hugs Anneke

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  5. Your card is so cute! Thank you so much for joining us at Digital Tuesday! Good luck!

    Hugs, Natascha

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  6. This is really cute! Love all the layers! Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!

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  7. Absolutely beautiful card the colours look wonderful thank you for joining our challenge at Digital Tuesday this week.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  8. Love your card! Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday @ http://toptiptuesday.blogspot.com/ Please come back on Tuesday for another brilliant tip! :)

    Maggie

    xx

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  9. Beautiful job inside and out! Christmas cards with non-traditional colors are so much fun and yours turned out great. :) Thanks so much for joining us this week at TTT. :)

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  10. Beautiful card and love the non traditional colors! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly, and hope to see you back again next week!
    hugs, Sharon

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  11. Love the snowflake on the inside very pretty, great card.

    Thanks for joining the ABC DT Challenge at ABC Toys and Crafts.

    ~Julie

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