Thursday, 6 December 2012

Red and Green

This week's theme on Cute Card Thursday is "Red and Green", and you don't have to make a Christmas card, but I expect most of us will!  Our sponsor for this challenge is Love To Stamp, the home of Little Darlings Rubber stamps.

For my DT card I've inked up my LOTV trimming the tree stamp and coloured with my Copics keeping to as many red and green tones as I could .. .. but the dog had to be something else!  Little touches of sparkle on the Santa hat and baubles then the faux embossed stitches around the edge before inking with Walnut DI for a vintage touch.

My paper is from Eline's winter huis pretty paper bloc from Marianne, backed with Cherry Cobbler card from SU! and again I've inked all the edges.  To embellish I cut Marianne's mini poinsettias (LR0142) and holly branches (LR0244) from Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive cardstock then finished with Burgundy Stickles and a little burgundy and green ribbon tied in a bow.
I'd like to enter these challenges with my red and green card: The Fussy and Fancy Friday challenge is for Christmas, and Addicted to Stamps also have a Christmas Time theme, then there's an anything goes theme at Papertake Weekly.  Over at Lili's Little Fairies today the theme is to punch it, or die cut, using at least 3 different dies/punches.  Hopefully I can get away with my entry as the poinsettia's are created with 3 different dies (2 different sizes of petals plus the stamen die) and the holly boughs are made with 2 different dies as well so that's 5 dies total.


Caroline said...

Gorgeous card the image is so cute and is coloured so beautifully. I love the layout and the poinsettias are beautiful. Caroline xxxx

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is gorgeous ... i love those rich colours
Lisa x

Marilyn said...

I love this card! First of all, the image is so cute and coloured beautifully. Then, I just love the way you've used the poinsettias to 'frame' the image. It looks great!

Paula (PEP) said...

Super little characterful dog & I love the little girl's pink flouncy dress which picks up on the colours of your paper. The olive green for the poinsettias is lovely & the ribbon really adds a lovely sense of decadent flounce too.
Paula (PEP)

sassy said...

what a gorgeous and beautiful card love the stunning image colours amazing detail superb and totally perfect in every way hugs sassyxx

Kat said...

Gorgeous card Annie. That image is really sweet and I love the red/green colour combo.

Kat xx

nicolet said...

OOh this christmascard is gorgeous!
Hugs Nicolet

Sol said...

Beautiful Card.. Love the scene and Great Coloring.. The die-cuts are Fantastic.. matches the card Perfect! :o)
Thank you for joining us at ATSC! Hugs Sol :o)

Fleur said...

Gorgeous ♥
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Sharon Caudle said...

So adorable!! Fabulous project! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly this week!

My name is Wynneth said...

This is one of my favourite LoTV christmas stamps and just love how you framed the picture with the holly sprays. That cute little doggie in the front is adorable !