Welcome to Day 29 of Christmas in July 2021! Today I’m playing along with the sketch challenge at CAS Colours and Sketches.
As soon as I saw the sketch, I thought of my Horizontal Stripes die from My Favorite Things. Although I have HUGE PROBLEMS using this die, I knew it would be perfect for the sketch. How can such a simple die cause me so many problems, you may wonder! Well, the card buckles in my Gemini and the stripes seem to stretch as I can’t get them to lie flat. In the end, I used an old die cutting machine – the cut isn’t as clean but the card doesn’t buckle.
Anyway, enough of my moaning and onto my card! I blended various green distress inks on a card base and adhered a panel cut with the Stripes die on top. Next I assembled the gorgeous Birch Press Radiant ornament and adhered it to my card base, I added my favourite Sizzix bow and a Mama Elephant sentiment to complete my card.
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What a beautiful holiday card!! Love the ornament and great take on the sketch. Thanks so much for joining us this week at CC&S!
This is fabulous Lucie – that ornament is truly stunning and the green stripes look great too. Thanks for sharing with us over at CAS Colours & Sketches this week!
What a fabulous use of the sketch, such a pretty Christmas card. Thanks for playing along with us at CC&S.
Great take on the sketch, Lucie! I love the sparkling ornament. Thank you for playing along with CC&S challenge.
Stunning card yet again! Love your take on the sketch! https://jensjust4funcards.blogspot.com/