Thursday, October 30, 2014

Cheerful Christmas CCMC327

Hooray, It's Thursday and time for another fun challenge from Create with Connie and Mary! This week we have a great sketch which uses a "tilted" panel which is so trendy these days in papercrafting!  Here's what I did:


I'm really enjoying this Cheerful Christmas set from the Holiday Catalog!  As you can see, the style is truly influenced by Nordic designs; done in Cherry Cobbler it really warms up the design and to me looks like needlework!  I stamped the smaller image on Whisper White and diecut it with an Oval Framelit.  I cut the plaid paper for the background and adhered it to a Sahara Sand card cut at 4.5" x 11", folded at the top then adhered the oval with Dimensionals.


Next I cut a strip of Sahara Sand 1/2" x 4-1/4 and adhered it with Dimensionals and Snail adhesive.  On a small piece of Cherry Cobbler cardstock, I stamped the saying in VersaMark, heat embossed it with White Embossing Powder then adhered it with Dimensionals!  Viola, finished!


I made another card using a second background paper, also from the Trim the Tree Paper Stack.  I couldn't decide which one I liked better so stuck with my original one for the CWCM Thursday Challenge.  Tell me which one you like best... I just couldn't choose!!  (you can press the comment button below to leave your answer.)  Thanks!

Stamps:  Cheerful Christmas, Festival of Trees
Ink:  Cherry Cobbler, VersaMark
Paper:  Trim the Tree Paper Stack; Sahara Sand, Whisper White and Cherry Cobbler cardstock
Accessories:  Ovals Framelits, Bitty Banners Framelits, Regals Candy Dots (Cherry Cobbler), White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Dimensionals, Glue Dots.

Here is the Sketch Challenge at Create with Connie and Mary this week:'  
Isn't this a great sketch?  It's simple, easy and versatile!  We would love for you to join us this week at Create with Connie and Mary!!  Just go to the website and check out the guidelines, make your card and upload it online then link it on the challenge post at CWCM!  That's it!  We love to see what you make!

While at the CWCM website be sure to check out what the other Challenge Team members made with this sketch also!!  I am always inspired by their creativity!

Thanks for visiting today!  Have a good weekend ...Happy Stamping!!

Margaret


7 comments:

Claudia Maser said...

Dear Margaret,
it's so beautiful. I like it!
Claudia

Deb said...

Both cards are super! I love the festive feel of your card! Great colors for a beautiful CAS design!

Lisa Young said...

Red, White, and Crumb Cake is one of my favorite color combinations especially for Christmas. I love how you used these colors on your cards. Both are beautiful.

Melissa Davies said...

Love the simple design - would make a great stamp-a-stack card!

Lisa Martz said...

The plaid ties in nicely with the Scandinavian snowflake. Great winter card!

Connie Babbert said...

This style really reminds me of some stitching my grandmother had...I gravitated to it right away, too! Beautiful textures and DSP patterns on your card...love it! Great job with the sketch challenge this week!

Nicole Tugrul said...

Beautiful! I love them both!! The rich Cherry Cobbler makes this a perfect Holiday card!

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