Thursday, November 20, 2014

Glittery ornament

I have this pad of Christmas patterned paper that really isn't to my taste; I like my Christmas stuff pretty traditional, and this pad is very modern. But waste not... so I'm trying to find ways to use it that tone down the paper, and I think I found a nice mix here. The secret seems to be a good amount of white space.

I used a red printed piece for my base, then added a wide snippet of striped glitter paper.  I used a Prickly Pear die and my trusty Cuttlebug to create an ornament-shaped opening on a snippet of white paper, which I placed over the stripes. I took advantage of a glittery strip on top of the striped piece and left it uncovered to provide a glitter band across the card.  A holiday sentiment stamped in burgundy and a bow of burgundy cording was all it took to finish off the card.

I'm entering this card in these challenges:
Ribbon Girl November Color Challenge -- red
Die Cut Divas November -- holiday spirit
Pixie's Snippet Playground #151
CHNC Christmas extra, November

4 comments:

  1. I like the waste not idea you have. Me too. The difference between the busy patterned paper and your main panel makes for a beauty of a card. Love the ornament

    So glad you entered Die Cut Divas' challenge of holidays, any holiday.

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  2. Gorgeous card Sandy! Great design for those fresh modern colours too!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for November - hope to see you again soon x

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  4. Great card - thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra.

    Helen x

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