Thursday, December 20, 2012

A Lovely Christmas

Digital Delights rocks! I have been thoroughly enjoying the artful images by Louby Loo (alias Wendy). This card was made with her Poinsettia Set. 
Poinsettia Set

I used some paper from my stash...very old CTMH Background and Texture paper (B&T) as they used to call it. the colors are New England Ivy and Sunflower.
I also used some Washi Tape. I have not used this stuff much, and I know there is more that can be done with this. One use I saw on Pinterest was to tape kid's artwork on the wall with it. It doesn't stick too much as to ruin the paint finish on your cool is that?
Sweet little art space or desk for kids. Love the slim profile for small spaces. Also - look! - colorful washi tape being used to hold up the pictures on the wall!
Anyway, back to the card...
I decided to offset the flower ON the frame instead of IN it...sort of looks like an engagement ring for Mrs. Claus, but I like it.
I used Prismacolor markers and some Prismacolor Pencil as well. The heart was sponged with CTMH cranberry ink. I used Stickles on the heart and the berries. the Gems are from Hobby Lobby.
I used a Darice folder to emboss the card stock, which is from Michael's. I love this embossing folder. I think it has become my favorite out of the oh, so few I own.

Now Here's a Tip...
Notice the layers. I printed the flower several times and cut out smaller and smaller sections and layered them with dimensionals. I sponged the leaves with the cranberry ink, too.

Time is running out on Christmas card sending, so I am going to start making more thank-you cards...people have been so generous with gifts to me this year, for helping them do things they cannot do for lovely and thoughtful of them!

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Seems a Little Sketchy - Sketch #28
2.  Anything Goes Challenge - Traditional Christmas colors
3.  A and T Emerald Faeries - Christmas
4.  Celebrate the Occasion - Christmas
5.  Clear It Out Challenge (add an F) - Christmas, used old CTMH paper
6. Digital Tuesday - Layers
7.  Each Card A Party- Anything Goes
8.  Loves Rubber Stamps - Merry Christmas
9.  Ladybug Crafts - Anything Goes at Christmas
10.  Papelitos - Anything Goes
11. Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
12.  Top Tip Tuesday - Christmas +Tip
13.  Use it Tuesday - Christmas (used old CTMH paper)
14.  Vickie's First Challenge - Anything Goes
15.  Party Time Tuesdays - Color Photo Inspiration

Enjoy the stamps, papers, and paper piecing projects over at Digital Delights. Pretty packaging and cards will abound for your loved ones...especially made by you for them!

Merry Christmas,


  1. Hi Bev!
    Your card is so beautiful with all the layers! I Love it! Merry Christmas to you and Yours and Best Wishes for 2013!
    Lisa F.

  2. Beautiful card Bev!
    Wendy (aka Louby Loo)

  3. beautiful card design and paper, love this. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  4. Just stunning hun, love what you have done with Wendy's image!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Emerald Faeries, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  5. Lovely card Bev. I must have missed this image in the store because I really like it!
    Merry Christmas and all the best for 2013!

  6. This is beautiful! I love the yellow check in the background as it pulls out the yellow in the flowers! Thanks for joining us at Seems a Little Sketchy!
    visit my blog @ sandy's crafty creations

  7. I love all of the Flower Layers! Just a wonderful creation. Thank you for sharing with TTCRD this week and Merry Christmas!

  8. This card is absolutely beautiful. I love that offset you did - and yes it does appear to be an anniversary ring for Mrs. Claus! How clever and thank you for playing with us at Seems a Little Sketchy!

  9. Beautiful Christmas card! i love the layered poinsettia. It's is gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

  10. This is gorgeous! I love the black embossed background, it really makes your flowers and other layers pop! Beautiful job! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

  11. Great card! Thanks so much for joining us at Celebrate The Occasion!

  12. Cute! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

  13. Wow I love the big flower! Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing at Elk Kaart Eeen Feestje.

    Hugs, Marijke

  14. Wow ........à amazing card!
    I like tour Style.
    Thans for joining us at EFEK.
    GREETZ Jolanda

  15. I've already commented on how much I loved your card for the Seems A Little Sketchy challenge so I am very glad you also entered it into the Clear It Out Challenge! Just now looking at the entries to that challenge. :) So Thank you for also joining us for the December Clear It Out Challenge!
    visit my blog @ sandy's crafty creations

  16. Beautiful card with fabulous traditional colours!

    Thank you for sharing it with us at Anything Goes!

    Christine x

  17. Lovely design, very pretty flower.

    Loved it that you joined in
    elke Kaart een Feestje!

    Warmest greetings,

  18. I love your pretty card & your use of Washi tape. Isn't it so much fun to use!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Clear It Out challenges.
    Happy Huggies & Sweet Blessings ~

  19. Fabolous christmas card. Love the traditional colours and the design with the poinsetta. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina xx


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