12 November 2013

O’ Christmas Tree

It is hard to believe that Christmas is so close – I really need to plan my Christmas shopping.


This week’s Challenge at Holly Jolly is themed around the Christmas Tree.


So if you are creating and have a Christmas Tree on your card – please join us!!


I recently purchased the Craft Stamper Magazine and Chrissie Stokes created a lovely looking one layer card, so Chrissie’s card has has inspired my project for this weeks challenge.


I masked the bottom of the card and then stamped the En Francais stamped over to one side in Versamark.  Then I sponged Bashful Blue and Perfect Plum over the embossing.  The Christmas tree from the Snow Swirled stamp set was then stamped over the sponging in Perfect Plum.


I stamped 3 little stars on the tree in Bashful Blue and added some bling and ribbon.  The sentiment is from the Peaceful Wishes stamp set.


Here is my card:












Stamp set: Peaceful Wishes, Snow Swirled, En Francais
Card: Whisper White
Ink: Perfect Plum, Bashful Blue, Versamark
Accessories:  Clear Embossing Powder, Ribbon (retired), Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals
















I think this might be the 2nd one layered card I have completed but I love the end result.  What colours shall I play with next ?  Lol.


I would like to add this card to the following challenges:


One Stitch at a Time Challenge - #189 Holidays

2 Sisters Challenge - #169 Christmas Sparkle

My Time to Craft Challenge - #242 One Layer or Less

Sweet Stampin Challenge – Christmas is Coming

Challenges and Candies - #20 CAS

Crimbo Crackers Challenge - #54 Christmas Words

Crafty Little Fairies Challenge – Christmas in November



Thank you for visiting my little corner of the craft world.  Have a wonderful day.




Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Oh Meighan, I just love this card...what a beautiful creation. I have this stamp set too and you've inspired me to pull it out and use it again. Thanks for joining us this week at One Stitch at a Time. Good luck.


Cindy van Oorschot said...

Very pretty Meighan, love the look may have to give it a go.

Sammy said...

This is so lovely and elegant. Great card! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin'. Sammy-x

Andreja L. said...

What a beautiful card you made!
Thanks for playing with us at "Izazovi i Sladkiši" this week.
Hugs, Andreja

Jennifer said...

I love your very elegant CAS card, Meighan. Your resist stamping with the rich purple looks great.

Thank you for entering our challenge at Crafty Little Fairies, and good luck in the draw. We would also love you to join us again in future challenges.

Jennifer. x

Chris said...

A beautiful card! Great stamping and a lovely design.Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin’ this week.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like your swirl Christmas Tree w/ wonderful inking. Thank you for entering OSAAT Ch#189 Holidays.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Ingrid Mason said...

Meighan, the apparent understatedness of this card belies the work and thought that you have put into this stunning Christmas card.- Wow, it is so full of elegance and beauty and I know that I would be displaying it most prominently were I to receive it. Good luck in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx (OSAAT Team)

Squirrel x said...

Brilliant card for Christmas hun, and thanks so much for sharing with us at Crafty Little Fairies this week. Hugs, Sxx

Unknown said...

Gorgeous cas
Thanks for joining in at One Stitch At A Time this week
Hugs Katie x

Benzi said...

Beautiful tree and card. I love that you sponged with the blue and plum...a wonderful addition.

Inkypinkydelights said...

Thank you for sharing your lovely festive creation at Sweet Stampin' and good luck with the Challenge. Judy DT

Nonni said...

Oh this is gorgeous! I love all of it, the layout, stamping and colors. xxx

Ann said...

Meg, this is just beautiful. Thank you for sharing it with us at My Time To Craft!

Unknown said...

Lovely card Meg. Simple and sweet and a lovely CAS card. Many thanks for joining us this week at One Stitch at a Time using our holiday theme. Anita DT

sian said...

stunning so elegant. thank you for playing along with OSAAT this week,Sian (DT)

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