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Saturday, February 3, 2018

Catching Up on Christmas


Happy Saturday, peeps!  I had time to make two simple Christmas cards..both use CTMH's Be Jolly set as well as some Oh What Fun! papers from My Minds Eye!  The first one is for Merry Monday's challenge of pastel colors:


The image was stamped with Pool Party ink, and I added a Soft Sky panel and Soft Sky seam binding ribbon; I punched out a few glimmer snowflakes (one of which is waving to us, uh-oh!) and adhered them to the pink snowflake paper:


I colored in the image with a Blushing Bride marker:


and added a simple sentiment on the inside:


My next card is for the Tuesday Morning Sketch challenge and the Jingle Belles:  Text Me challenge:


This "ho ho ho" paper was just begging to be used for the "text" challenge; I added a mat of Tranquil Tide and stamped the sentiment in the same color:


A little shading with a blender pen and Riding Hood Red ink:


and the inside sentiment from My Favorite Thing's Seasonal Sentiments:


Thanks for visiting today...be sure to come back tomorrow for our next Paper Players challenge, too!

Who's walking who?

 





10 comments:

JoAnn said...

Love your beautiful card in pastel colors. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday.

Felicita Johnson said...

Leanne,
This is a cute card and I love your takes on this weeks pastel challenge. Thank you for joining us over at Merry Monday.

Lisa Elton said...

You've captured the colors the inspiration wreath perfectly LeAnne, so pretty!! And you nailed the sketch too. These are both marvelous. Cute photos of Cassidy with her best bud!! Our son used to put on his roller blades to walk the dog!! He just held onto the leash and let Sparky do all the work LOL!!

Debbie said...

Both cards are beautiful!! Yay for getting started already!
Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches
Debbie ~ TMS DT
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Carol L said...

Both cards are so pretty and way to go getting a jump start on Christmas cards for next year! I just love the angle of the text in the 2nd card and how those cute Santa faces are scattered among the ho ho ho's! It's a fun take on the sketch and I love the traditional colors. Miss Cassidy looks like she's having fun with her new pooch and I love her hair flying in the wind as she tries to keep up with walking the dog! LOL She's just growing up TOO quickly! Thanks for playing along with the Tuesday Morning Sketch challenge, it's good to visit again too :)

SmilynStef said...

Lovely holiday cards ... that HO HO HO paper is so fun ... so glad you got texty with us at jingle belles.

Susan Joyce said...

Lovely Christmas cards Leanne, thanks for sharing at Merry Monday this week.

Joanne James said...

Love both of these LeAnne, especially the second one - you are doing so much better than me at keeping up with your Christmas card quota!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Beautiful cThanks for playing with us at Merry Monday.ards LeAnne! Love your colour choice and LO for the Let It Snow card!

lauren bergold said...

ohhhhhhhhhhhhh my gosh, i have total CARD ENVY right now! the "hohoho" card is just soooooo perfect for that sketch and for our texty fun at JINGLE BELLES! yowza! ♥