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Monday, June 29, 2009

Christmas Stampin' All Year Long

Monday morning brings a new challenge from the Christmas Stampin' All Year Long blog! This week our challenge was to make a white Christmas card. I like to use lots of color, so this challenge was a great way for me to step outside my comfort zone and try something new. After all, that's the point of a challenge right?!

Here's what I came up with... I used this sketch by Maria for my layout...
These little ice skating cuties are by Rachelle Anne Miller. I colored them in with some neutral colored Copic markers and then added Stickles to the ice skating rink for some sparkle.
To finish it off I added some white organdy ribbon and a sentiment, both by Stampin Up. I used Sahara Sand ink for the sentiment and then punched it with my scallop circle.

You can check out what the rest of the talented gals from the design team did by clicking here.

There were lots of cute entries for our "freebie" challenge last week, but this card by Lisa caught my eye. Thanks to all of you who play along with us each week! I really love to see what you all do!

Now get stampin...

7 comments:

Monica Hunter said...

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this! The muted colors are just perfect!

Marcia said...

Your card is marvelous! Love the use of the stickles for the ice rink!

Maria said...

Oooh, you did an awesome job with the challenge. . .I sort of added some color on mine with the gold. I love the way your image matches the "white christmas" theme of the challenge. Awesome job following the sketch too! As always, your card is beautiful!!

Maria

Patty Chalas said...

the subtle colors are perfect!!!
Lovely card.

Cathy said...

I love your take on the challenge!! This is so cute!! Love the colors, so soft! Great job!!

Hugs,Cathy

Summerthyme Studio said...

This is so pretty! Nice work!

Vicki

Lisa said...

I am so glad you liked my card for the last challenge! Thanks for taking the time to check it out, and for mentioning it here.

Your card for this weeks challenge is fantastic, as they always are! You have a great eye for color and balance.