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Monday, 4 February 2013

Snow Much Fun with Petals A Plenty


Hello Crafty Peeps! 

I'm playing along with Merry Monday today.  The challenge this week is to use the colours Pumpkin Pie, Marina Mist and Basic Grey.  Not colours I would have picked for a Christmas card but I love the contemporary look.  That's why it's good to try challenges, they stretch our imaginations. 

I've also picked the sketch at CASe This Sketch to follow.


Here's the details of my card.  I've started with a Marina Mist card base.  I then embossed a Whisper White panel with the Petals A Plenty Embossing Folder.  This was matted onto Brushed Silver to give a bit of sparkle.  I stamped my sentiment from For My Family in Pumpkin Pie.  This panel was corner rounded at two sides and attached to a mat of Marina Mist also corner rounded at two sides.  I added a Pumpkin Pie flag tag.  My cheeky snowman from Snow Much Fun was stamped in Basic Grey and coloured using my Blender Pen.  I punched him out with the 1 3/4" Circle Punch.  Then attached to a mat of Pumpkin Pie which was die cut with the Circles 2 Originals Die.

Another one for my box! 

I had my daughter off school today with a cold.  She thinks she'll be ok for school tomorrow.  I'm starting to sneeze so perhaps Mum wont be so fit tomorrow!! 

Hope you are all well.  Thanks for your visit. x

Ooops nearly forgot to add, thank you very much for my Honourable Mention at Merry Monday last week.  Such a boost! xx

Supplies Used
All Stampin' up!

Card - Marina Mist, Brushed Silver, Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie
Ink - Basic Grey, Marina Mist, Pumpkin Pie
Stamp - Snow Much Fun, For My Family
Punch - 1 3/4" Circle, Corner Rounder
Embossing Folder - Petals A Plenty
Other - Blender Pen

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17 comments:

Ardyth said...

Love the use of complementary colours and he looks like he's aiming at that orange banner at the top! Thanks so much for playing along with this week's CAS(E) This Sketch!

Wishcraft said...

Oh I love how you've used these colours, such a fab Christmas card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Bonnie said...

What a great job on both challenges, Aileen! Congratulations on your Honorable Mention for last week's card! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Merry Monday again this week!

Wendy said...

Your card is perfect, Aileen! Love all the white with touches of Basic Gray, Marina Mist & Pumpkin Pie! Your snowman is cute too! Fabulous job!
Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)

craftattack said...

Lovely card, great to see something different for Christmas. Valerie

Suze Bain said...

Orange isn't a colour I often/ever use but it looks great with the blue. You're going to be so organised fr next Christmas! Xx

Gillian said...

This looks fab Aileen. The colour combo is great

Faith A said...

Love this card and your little snowman, great job

Jen W. said...

Love the blue and orange combo and that cheeky snowman looks like he's about to nail someone! Thanks for playing along with CAS(E) This Sketch this week!

Kristie Goulet said...

Love how you used these colors! Fun card!

Kim S said...

I wouldn't have picked those colors either - but you have brought them together perfectly!! I love how you have used just a portion of the snowman! Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) this Sketch!

Notes by Nina said...

Fabulous card Aileen, I love this little snowman. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

Judy May said...

I love the clean, fresh look that you have achieved with the challenge colours, Aileen. That snowmen does look pretty cheeky! Thanks for playing at Merry Monday this week.

Lesley said...

Such a pretty take on the colours! All the white space looks great on this card! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday!

LeAnne said...

What a great sketch to incorporate this little fellow! Which of course you know I like!! So glad you could play with the Merry Monday challenge this week!

Narelle Farrugia said...

Such a gorgeous clean Christmas card Aileen! Love how you've combined both challenges - you've really made them both work! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week!

Jenni's Jems said...

It might be contempary colours but it works really well together and think this is fab! x

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