Thursday, October 13, 2011

Stampin' Up! Snow Swirled and I create an Elegant Christmas Card

Hi guys, I'm back again with a Christmas Card to show you :)
This is a Basic Grey card base which has been layered with Island Indigo and piece of foil patterned paper from KaiserCraft. I then stamped the tree image from Snow Swirled on to a piece of white card in Island Indigo, and popped some rhinestones on top. The ribbon is actually Stampin' Up!'s Very Vanilla Seam Binding which I coloured using a little bit of silver Smooch Spritz. The sentiment is from the retired hostess set, The Best is Yet to Be. 
I am entering this into two challenges, the first is the Freshly Made Sketches challenge. I have to be honest, I don't quite understand what they mean by clean cards, but no one has said anything about my cards not fitting the bill, so I'll continue to enter... If someone could clarify, that'd be awesome :) The second challenge I'm entering this into is the Moxie Fab Tuesday Trigger, I used the colours as inspiration, as well as the damask pattern on the dress... 
Well, that's all from me... Now, it's bed time...
Good night, and Happy Stamping!

13 comments:

Linda Callahan said...

Love the look of that foil! Makes for a beautiful Christmas card! Thanks for joining us again at Freshly Made Sketches~!

Cindy Hall said...

Wow! That is such a beautiful Christmas card. I love the colors and the foil background. The rhinestones and ribbon really pull it all together for a beautifully cohesive look. Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

Rose A said...

Love this elegant Christmas card!! This tree is so pretty and I love the rhinestones...

Annmaree (Emu) said...

oh this is a gorgeous colour combo, and love that silvery background, great tree stamp too!!

Rita said...

Elegant and gorgeous! You are totally on track with this one; clean, but detailed! Love the combination of colors. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Tui Nathan said...

Yep ... totally gorgeous Jess... how stunning are these colours together, love the bling too!
Your styling and design fits the clean bill beautifully ... keep on doing what your doing!
Thanks for joining us at "Freshly Made Sketches!!!

Jen Timko said...

This is fantastic and I love how fresh the colors feel with this set! Your use of the sketch is perfect! As for the clean look...you do have it down. Clean lines, not overly "fussy" or weighed down with too many extras but still full of lovely details (ie, not simple). Translated...your card.

Jen said...

I had no idea that Basic Gray and Island Indigo looked so fabulous together. Thanks for letting me know!! And the ribbon you colored with Smooch Spritz looks fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Lesley Croghan said...

Love the shiny, elegant feel to your card! So pretty! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

VanessaB said...

gorgeous

Lauri said...

So pretty! Love the colors! Thanks for joining Freshly Made Sketches this week!

Cath said...

Hey Jess! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

Trinh said...

What a gorgeous Christmas card, Jess! I love how you were inspired by the Trigger!