Monday, 29 February 2016

another Christmas card in February

Yes, I am trying to stick to my goal of making multiples of my cards this year and it was so easy to do when I had such pretty colours and papers already out from making my previous card.

There is a foam layer under the decorative panel for extra dimension.

Here is a close-up to show the lovely wreath and sparkle.

The gorgeous patterned paper is from the Kaisercraft Blue Bay 6 1/2" x 6 1/2" Paper Pad.
This card was made with a colour challenge in mind, the link is attached below.
The colours for the challenge are coral, lime and aqua, so I used American Crafts weave cardstock in Salmon (coral), Limeade (lime) and Mediterranean (aqua), along with the aqua in the patterned paper.

The layered wreath is from the Winnie & Walter In Bloom - Paulina's Greenery Cutaways.  They are such fun to mix 'n match and layer together.  I used some Salmon cardstock and included one delicate layer of a darker coral shade for contrast.
I layered some of the sprigs of leaves from the Winnie & Walter In Bloom - Paulina's Greenery Cutaways together at the top of my wreath and a little Salmon bow on top.  The bow is the Fiskars All Tied Up squeeze punch.

I die cut "merry" using the Winnie & Walter In A Word - Merry Cutaway in Salmon cardstock.
I don't have any W&W Christmas sentiments, so I die cut "christmas" from the Paper Smooches Christmas Words 2 Dies set using Salmon cardstock.

I adhered a layer of foam under the decorative panel and adhered it to a 5x7" card base.

I am going to enter my card in the following challenges:


Belated 2nd Birthday Bash Challenges

- the challenge is to use coral, lime & aqua together

- not sure if I'm stretching things too much, but I used two W&W cutaways,
W&W In Bloom - Paulina's Greenery Cutaways
W&W In A Word - Merry Cutaway
... and I made two cards using the same cutaways and colour combo


my holiday is Christmas


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  1. Gorgeous cards Tracy! I love the pretty wreath and the colours are lovely.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

  2. This is my favorite! Your blogging skills are wonderful!


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