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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Just Because It's Green Christmas

Happy Sunday Everyone!
Just a quick post to share with you two new cards I made for for Merry Monday Challenge #116 and Mojo Monday 353.
The first challenge dedicated to Christmas cards announced Green and White theme this week:



I decided to skip traditionally green New Year Tree and branches and use the elements from the inspirational picture - hanging white stars. Here is my card:



To add some vividness I heat embossed stars with silver and die cut one star from a silver glitter paper



The second challenge suggested this sketch:


Shari Carroll inspired my second card. I stepped out of my comfort zone and made a card with KaiserCraft patterned paper. And here is my card for Mojo Monday 353:


I just loved the idea of clear embossing and rubbing in some colour over to accentuate the sentiment. The original demonstration by Shari can be found here.



Thanks for visiting! Enjoy your weekend!

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Cardstock: PTI White and Cream Rustic, DCWV Glitter Cardstock, Bo Bunny Mistletoe Collection, KaiserCraft Magnolia Grove
Stamps: PTI 2008 Holiday Tag Collection and Damask Designs, Stampendous Foilate Set
Dies: Docrafts Star
Other: Martha Stewart Embossing Powder Silver and Clear, Ranger Embossing Powder White, Ranger Distress Embossing Ink, May Arts Jute Twine

6 comments:

  1. Your cards are beautiful! I'm so glad you were able to play with us at Merry Monday - LOVE this card and how the stars just pop off that beautiful dark green pattern paper!

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    1. Thank you, Kathy. I enjoy Merry Monday very much, so just hopped in the last hours :)

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  2. Your green card is just delightful! I love the playful little stars with their individuality! So pretty! Great background and the color is such a beautiful deep green! Thanks for playing with my Merry Monday challenge this week!

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    1. Dear LeAnne, thank you for your feedback and inspiration! I wouldn't think myself of green and white Christmas card, this was so exciting and challenging!

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  3. Beautiful stars and placed perfectly! Love the little jingle bells! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

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    1. Thank you, Bonnie! Yes, my card shines and jingles :)

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