Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Just a few flake

Here's another Christmas card, using a blue color scheme.
The centerpiece is two snowflakes, one cut from snippets of vellum, the other white cardstock, layered on a dark blue square.  (The die is a little Sizzix one I picked up at the craft consignment sale, and truth is it's seen better days.) Behind that are four squares of my favorite snowflake paper (also snippets, I'm down to just a little of that pattern).

The sketch here is from Catch the Bug; I finished the card with some snowflake ribbon and a sentiment in Night of Navy.

I'm playing in these challenges:

Clear it Out -- blues and ribbon
Crafty Ribbon -- monochromatic Christmas
C.R.A.F.T #288 -- Christmas
Catch the Bug -- Holiday Chaos sketch
Die Cut Divas -- Snow/Christmas
Simon Says Wednesday -- Christmas
Pixie's Snippet Playground #154 -- use snippets

11 comments:

  1. Lovely matching of elements to create this wonderful card! Thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT Challenge!

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  2. CIO challenge blog is happy for your visit ... your project is beautifull. tfs ... stop by and play with us again <((><

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  3. I like the four squares of patterned paper for a background. A great way to use up snippets. Great card design.

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  4. Beautiful - a great modern card.

    Thanks for joining us at the CRAFT challenge.

    Helen x

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  5. Now this is sooo clever Sandy - I love how you used all the different elements yet they're perfectly co-ordinated - the ribbon really is the icing on the cake! Super card!

    Sorry I'm a bit late calling by, not supposed to be peering at laptop really but wanted to just check that the Playground hasn't been overrun by naughty elves!!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  6. What an awesome project, thanks for playing along with us during our Christmas Chaos week at Catch The Bug.

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  7. Gorgeous creation. Congrats of being pick of the week over in the Snippets Playground xxx

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  8. Beautiful! Love the colours you've chosen. xx

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  9. How lovely.

    So glad you could join us at Die Cut Divas.

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  10. Fabulous card, Sandy, and apologies for taking so long to visit too but congrats for being showcased by Di. I like the way you have combined the design and the ribbon so perfectly. Elizabeth xx

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  11. Beautifully done! Thank you for playing along with us at Catch the Bug's Christmas Chaos!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment!