Thursday, March 10, 2011

Concord Christmas CC313 & Mojo181

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I haven’t felt too creative here lately…..but I did want to try to do a Christmas card this week.  When I saw the color challenge at SCS, the cool colors of Concord Crush, Bashful Blue and Pear Pizzazz seemed to be perfect for a wintery card, and although I am not thrilled with the outcome, it will be a good addition for my stash. 

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Of all the new In Colors, this purple shade is not one of my favorites, but I have to admit that I do like it combined with these other hues.  I glittered my snowflake with DD; added some stamped white snowflakes to the PP panel and embossed the Bashful Blue DP panel.  I forgot I had these doilies in my stash, and they seemed to follow the lacy pattern of the snowflake as well.  The sentiment is from a retired SU set called Tiny Talk.   The sketch is from Mojo Monday #181:

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Thanks for visiting!  Stay dry and safe if you’re getting drenched today!

  • Stamps:  Tiny Talk, Every Little Bit
  • Paper:  WW, Concord Crush, Pear Pizzazz, Bashful Blue & Concord Crush Patterns DP
  • Ink:  Craft White, Elegant Eggplant
  • Acc:  Doily, MS Snowflake Border Punch, Corner Rounder Punch, Northern Frost Diecut, Finial Press EF, Pear Pizzazz Seam Binding, Dazz Diamonds Glitter, Glimmer Brad 

And here’s my Pear Pizzazz girl today----check out the label on her shirt!  I hope SU doesn’t get the wrong idea!

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12 comments:

  1. I was just telling you on Saturday how much I love Pear Pizazz and Concord crush together, and adding the bashful blue really makes a great combo! Your card is beautiful and so is your DGD! She's just so happy happy happy :)

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  2. Love the doily! That sketch is hard! I might try it for fun but I ain't expectin' good results!! LOL! Your card is lovely, you really did well with this sketch, I love the snowflake theme. Had a giggle at Cassidy's top.
    Have a grand day friend!
    Lesley

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  3. LeAnne, I love that you have a Christmas card I think almost every week. I have a monthly Christmas card club and it sure helps with year round ideas. Your card is beautiful as always...Barb

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  4. Love your card LeAnne ~ Love what you did with this challenge, your card is amazing! and so is you DGD as well, such a button!

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  5. When I saw the Mojo sketch, I had to scratch my head - that was a real hard one but you nailed it girl. It's just great. Love those colors together too. How did Close to My Heart manage to sign Cassidy up so fast - giggle. She's such a cutie!

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  6. Ohhhhhhhhhh, I love all the doily and lace edging on this. AWESOME color combo, too!

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  7. What a beauty. Baby is just precious. Cards aren't bad either.

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  8. I can't imagine how long it would take me to make a card like that. Those colors with your snow theme are simply gorgeous. Great card!

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  9. Keep the photos of that precious baby coming.they make my day!

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  10. OMG!!! This is STUNNING!! What a great combination of colors!!! SO fabulous!

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  11. This is so beautiful! Love the doily! Thanks for playing Mojo Monday!

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  12. LOVE this Leanne...the colors and the doily are GORGEOUS!!!

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