Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Holly and Berries

     A very CAS design on today's card which has an image from Doodle Pantry.


I started with a favorite sketch from Die Cut Divas,
(from May, 2015), turned upside down and modified to add the image.
I took my colors from the photo at {Pin}spirational.

  https://www.pinterest.com/pin/141581982012940884/

     The sentiment is done with a die from Memory Box and it's actually the negative left behind from cutting out the word "Christmas" for another project.  I decided to use that left over scrap instead of throwing it away.  I paired it up with a scrap of dp I'd saved from last Christmas and the two were perfect for a 5.5" x 5.5" square card.

     I cut the holly image, added glitter to the berries, and inked the edges with distress ink before layering it on top of the papers.  I left it completely unembellished because I wanted that beautiful image to take center stage.

     Challenges:
AAA Cards
ArtbyMiran
Cardz for Guyz
Come and Get It
Clear It Out
Crazy Challenge
Crazy 4 Challenges
Creative Fingers
Digi Choosday
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
Outlawz Greetings
Papertake Weekly
Simply Papercraft

     More posts every day this week, I hope.  In the meantime, Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

25 comments:

  1. So beautiful, love the holly and the berries looks fabulous with the sparkle.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Love that Christmas negative - always good to use up what often gets put into the bin. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  3. Beautifully put together with lots of sparkle.

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  4. Oh this is beautiful, what a lovely interesting card. Thanks for joining us at Come And Get It challenge.Neva

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  5. The image really does take center stage - and it's so pretty! No embellishments needed at all!
    Love it.
    Lynn

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  6. Beautiful, Connie! Love how you used the die cut, and the holly is fantastic! Hugs, de

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  7. Very pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin Divas!

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  8. This is so festively beautiful Connie! Love that "Christmas" sentiment die cut!! HUGS

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  9. That's a very beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

    Leslie

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  10. Hello. I like your project. And the cats!

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  11. I put all my scraps in a little container on my desk and then rifle through when i need something - every so often a clear out (via a card) is called for ! Great idea :) Thanks for sharing with us at AAA Cards - Jenny :)

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  12. Thank you for joining our “2015 Sketch” Challenge this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

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  13. Lovely card, well done! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

    groetjes, Ellen

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  14. Beautiful card and awesome take on the sketch!
    Thanks for playing in Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

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  15. What a very pretty card!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  16. What a lovely Christmas card, very traditional... I LOVE that!

    Thank you for using one of our sketches at Die Cuttin Diva's. Have a GREAT weekend!
    Shelly

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  17. Love your CAS card & the rich colours!
    Great use of the negative from your die cutting too!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  18. Thanks for playing with DCD this week for our last sketch challenge of the year!!. This is a fun card. Love this lettering

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  19. Great card. I love the leaves. Thanks for sharing with us at The Crezy challenge!

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  20. This is a very elegant card! Thank you for joining us over at PINspirational challenges! (Sorry for commenting late!) Hope you are having a wonderful day, Maike

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  21. Beautiful Christmas Card.. Thank you for sharing your project with us at Artbymiran Challenge #46.. Hope to see you again in our next challenge.. and Good Luck at the draw.. <3

    hugs,
    ~RoRa

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  22. This is very pretty, Connie. Love the sparkle! Thanks for joining our traditional Christmas challenge at Digi Choosday. Julie, DT

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  23. A lovely card and thanks for sharing at Digi Chooseday with our Traditional Christmas challenge. Good luck
    Aunty Sue DT

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  24. So pretty!!! Thanks so much for participating in our PINSPIRATIONAL challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our challenge in the new year!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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