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Monday, November 9, 2020

52CCTD41 Joy to the World

 Hi peeps!  Wow, what a fabulous weekend weather-wise we had...temps in the mid-70s!  I think we are having the October weather that passed us by last month!  I am sure we'll pay for it later on, though, LOL!  The Christmas Card Throwdown challenge had a "challenging" sketch for sure, but I gave it a go!  Here's the sketch:


I have my stamp clubs today, so I was trying to make some samples with the Classic Christmas DSP papers...I just love them!  SO here we go, in the color palette of Cherry Cobbler and Shaded Spruce:


I used a die from Ornate Layers and layered on pieces of the little tree pattern in the corresponding colors:


These dies are a bit fussy to use, but they certainly are worth the effort!  In order to not compete with the intricate borders, I just did a very simple sentiment from Itty Bitty Christmas.  I did put the panels on a layer of Whisper White diecut with a Stitched Rectangle die and embossed with the Dainty Diamonds EF!  Another Christmas card to add to the stash!  Thanks for popping in today---enjoy it and be blessed!




6 comments:

I Card Everyone said...

Very pretty, and yes, Joyous! Have fun today!
=]

Ruth Ann V. said...

Lovely, I enjoy your Monday Christmas cards,
What trick do you use to get the 'Sticking Chads", out of your designs?

Lorraine said...

I love all the textures you've got in this. Wonderfully done!

Vicky Hayes said...

Those dies are ornate and I can imagine there's quite a bit of poking bits out of them! Love the EF in the background and oh my goodness, let's all wish joy to the world! Vicky x

Linda Callahan said...

Those ornate dies look maaahhhhvelous in holiday colors! Pretty card!

AndrejaM said...

Beautiful interpretation of sketch. Thanks for playing at 52cct