Monday, October 21, 2013

My Craft Spot Color Challenge - Christmas Card

Good morning! It's time for a new challenge at My Craft Spot - and this week is a color challenge...but I decided to take the color challenge and make a Christmas Card:


This is the color combo - and at first I was totally thinking along the lines of a more spring theme card...then it hit me that it would be perfect for a Christmas Card too!


I pulled out all of my My Craft Spot Stamps to see if I could make what I was thinking of, and found that cute little branch on the Stamping All Around Fall set - and the sentiment from Mistletoe.


I started by die cutting a circle, then using it as a stencil to very lightly in pencil trace onto my white cardstock. Then, I stamped the leave a BUNCH of times in Versamark ink, then heat embossed with green Zing embossing powder. I stamped and heat embossed my sentiment, then added all the enamel dots, and the little Ivory jute twine bow at the top. I used some Bazzil Cardstock for my cardbase - it matched perfectly with the green embossing powder!


I love being able to stretch my stamps to make new things - and like I told my husband, I especially love it when the idea I have in my head actually works on paper like I want it too! Sometimes that isn't the case...haha!

Anyway - thanks for stopping by! I hope you will head over to My Craft Spot to join in this fun challenge! Have a great day!!!


13 comments:

  1. Just beautiful!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  2. Heather, this is a real beauty! Seeing *Christmas* in these colours would have taken me ages, but you noticed the possibility right away - and with stunning results! You're moving me closer and closer to adding MCS products to my collection :-) Happy Monday!
    c

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  3. Absolutely gorgeous Christmas card, Heather! I LOVE how you made your wreath! So awesome how you used these colors for a Christmas card!

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  4. Lovely beyond words! The enamel dots are perfect for this!

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  5. this has GOT to be one of my favorite cards youve made! it is so beautiful and perfect colors! the enamel dots are genius as the berries!
    -Rachel w k
    rwkrafts.com

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  6. Oh I love your card!! Those are definitely great colors for a Christmas card! The enamel dots look fabulous!!

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  7. GORGEOUS card! The wreath is so pretty and just love the fun little berries!
    Sherrie K

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  8. Hey Heather! Thanks for linking this up to the Color Media Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  9. You did a fantastic job on the stamping and those enamel dots are a wonderful touch to it, Love it!!

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  10. Fabulous card Heather :-) I love the whole design of this ,,, absolutely gorgeous :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  11. Heather ~ Oh I DORE this card! The wreath is so PERFECT and the just the right amount of little enamel dots ~ BEAUTIFULLY done!

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