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Friday, November 12, 2021

AYSI263 A Recipe for Neutrals

Happy Friday, peeps!  Time for a new As You See It challenge, and it's "recipe" week!  Here are your ingredients:

I confess that mixing neutrals is a bit of a challenge for me, but I went full force today; I've used Basic White, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Kraft AND Sahara Sand on my Christmas card: 


The Kraft snowflake is comprised of three layers; I made little cardstock spacers to fit between each one to pop it up a bit without having the white dimensionals show through!  I adhered it to a Very Vanilla mat which was embossed with the Cable Knit embossing folder, then added a Basic White stitched mat to that!  The sentiment is a partially-stamped one from Christmas to Remember, tied with some Linen Thread and embellished with a Gold Metallic Pearl:



I happened to have three strips of the Tidings of Christmas already cut, so they went on the Crumb Cake card to tie it all together!  Again, my last year's favorite sentiment set was used for the inside: Wrapped in Christmas:


And since I've got brown, texture and ivory on my card, I'm going to pop it in over at Festive Friday!


I am pretty sure I got all my ingredients to whip up this fun holiday creation...now it's your turn to cook something up!  Make sure you share it with us at As You See It!  Thanks so much for visiting today!

Cassidy finally finished her London Lego kit that she got for her birthday!!


Enjoy your day and be blessed!

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Christmas to Remember, Wrapped in Christmas (ret)
Card stock & Papers     Basic White, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Kraft, Tidings of Christmas DSP
 Ink Crumb Cake, Soft Suede
Accessories Linen Thread, Gold Metallic Pearl, Dimensionals
Tools     Big Shot, Stitched Snowflakes Dies, Ornate Frames Dies, Cable Knit EF (ret), Stitched Square Dies (Lil'Inker)

14 comments:

I Card Everyone said...

LeAnne you might know after all these years how much I love neutrals - you've given me such a treat today! Such a gorgeous layered snowflake!
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Shawn said...

LeAnne!!!! I think this is one of your best creations!! I love it! It feels so warm and cozy. So beautiful!! Cassidy did an awesome job on the lego set, too!!

Kampin' Karen said...

Oh, wow! Your creation makes me want to settle in for a nice cozy cup of Joe! It's delicious looking with all the neutrals. Cassidy should be very proud of herself for finishing that. How many hours did it take her or didn't she keep track?

Wendy said...

This one is super pretty for Christmas, LeAnne! I definitely love the colors, design and those gorgeous stitched snowflakes! Miss Cassidy's lego set turned out amazing! Lego's are so much fun!

Bonnie said...

Wow! Awesome snowflakes, LeAnne! Such a pretty rustic Christmas card!

Tiny Paper Blossom said...

Just gorgeous card, LeAnne! Thanks for having me as Featured Artist on the AYSI challenge.

Linda Callahan said...

Beautiful card…so classy! And I love Miss C’s Lego project! Emma loves Legos too!

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

I find neutrals along really tough to work with too but I think you did an amazing job LeAnne - there is so much texture on your card, it has a wonderful frosty yet cosy feel - I love it!

Jenny Engelke said...

The cable knit EF is still among my very favorites of all time!!! I love it paired with the neutral snowflakes! So cozy!!

Stephanie L said...

This is just wonderful. I LOVE your design, the cable knit background behind those wonderful kraft snowflake stack and all of the other details make for a fabulous card. Thanks so much for playing at Festive Friday. I love having you in the gallery.

Helen Jennings said...

This is a gorgeous card. I love hiw rll these neutrals have come together. A very tasty recipe. Thank you for linking to the Festive Friday Challenge

Ann Schach said...

A stunning display of neutrals, LeAnne! It's absolutely gorgeous! I love the yummy texture, too. I am so glad you joined us at Festive Friday!

Diane Evans said...

Wow what a great Card. I love Neutrals. Thanks for playing along with us in the Festive Friday Challenge

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

Congratulations, LeAnne! Your fabulous creation was selected as a Festive Fave over at the Festive Friday Challenge. Please hop over to the challenge blog to grab your winner’s badge for your blog. Thanks so much for joining us and I hope you will play along again soon!