Sunday, November 14, 2010

Christmas Challenge

It's so hot this weekend which is great ... sort of.

What's also hot are the challenges over at CASE Study Challenge (#14) and Just Add Ink (#43). Here's my entry to both.
 As mentioned in the previous post, I'm having a black, white and red Christmas theme this year. So, I used this again for this card. This was inspired by Heather's card in CASE; more polka dots and ribbons!

In my gate-fold card, I tried a couple of new techniques (new to me anyway): concertina-fold flower and scrunched up ribbon...just to add to the challenge fun!

card: whisper white, basic black
ink: basic black, cherry cobbler
SU stamps: Sparkly & Bright, polka dot background
ribbon: SU polka dot 

  Here's another photo which shows various textures better. It literally is a top-heavy card; what with all the layers and ribbon.

I really had fun making it and will be using those new techniques again soon.

6 comments:

  1. This is sooooo adorable! Love your colors! :)

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  2. Looks wonderful! Great elements to draw the eye and it's always fun to try something new! Thanks for playing along with us at CASE Study challenges!

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  3. oh boy, love that ribbon! Very cute. Thanks for playing along with the CASE study blog - I'm really happy to be their sponsor this week!

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  4. Great card, Malyn - the pleated ribbon is a great addition, and look at this sweet paper flower! Thanks for playing with us :)

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  5. Fantastic! That folded paper flower is just cute! Thanks for joining us at CASE Study! :)

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