Sunday, November 18, 2012

Christmas in pastel colors

When I saw the inspiration picture for this week's challenge at The Shabby Tea Room I fell in love - I always wanted a Christmas tree like that - all soft and pretty - but try it with 2 small kids at home, who want to proudly display their macaroni chains and foamy ornaments :)

SO for now, I just got inspired by them and created this card:

Materials:
Stamps - Tim Holtz - Mini Holidays
Papers - Pink Paisley (Butterfly garden), Memory Box (sweetbay), shimmery white CS (recollection)
Ink - Color box, Versamark
Other - flowers (Wild Orchid, Prima), clear snowflakes (Heidi Snapp), pearls, Silver embossing powder (Stampendous), light pink lace (pick your plum), scalloped lace, pearls, doily, stickles

I covered the clear snowflakes with Stickles, and embossed the plain white doily with silver EP.

Challenges:
Deconstructed Sketches - sketch
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - use something more than 6 month old - stamps from last year, papers even older (found at the bottom of my stash)
Crafts and me - non traditional Christmas colors
Paper Creator's Crafts - All About Christmas

9 comments:

Carla said...

ohhh this is gorgeous! I always wanted a tree like that too, but my DH refuses to agree!

Hazel said...

What a lovely pretty card - this card is delightful and just right for the purpose - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 99 - hope to see you again soon. x

Debbie said...

Lovely card :)
Thanks for joining is at Paper Creator's Crafts.
Hugs
Debbie

Tracey said...

So pretty and shabby! Love the silver doily! Thanks for sharing this with us in TSTR!

Jennifer Shults said...

This is very pretty. I really like the way you've used the metallic inks! Thanks for joining us at the Deconstructed Sketch!

HappyCrafter said...

Fabulous job with that challenge! Your card came out great, so feminine and vintage and matches well with the inspiration photo.

Colette said...

Pretty card, thanks for playing along at Paper Creator, good luck, Colette xx

coops said...

so beautiful.i love your reindeer and gorgeous pretty colours and design,
thanks for joining us this week at the Crafts and Me challenge :D

xx coops xx

Margaret said...

This is gorgeous! You have captured the inspiration picture perfectly and I love all of that pastel goodness!

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