Sunday, October 25, 2015

Traditional Colors Christmas

I don't know about you, but I still prefer the traditional colors for my Christmas card making. So with that in mind I made another card using several Cheery Lynn Designs and will enter this into the Cheery Lynn Designs Blog challenge for this week which is entitled Anything Goes.


And, I am also a fan of poinsettias so I was in the mood to have that grace this lovely background die which is cut in Christmas Pine card stock and graces the white card base. I also added some white pine branches and pearls to the flower. Actually, technically the poinsettia is really a cluster of leaves and not a flower but I still think of it as a cool blossom.

I also combined three of the designs of Allison's Ribbons die and created one layered one to go across the bottom. I am loving that new die set too!

I cut a white oval to go over the oval in the center of the background where I wanted to put my sentiment. I was then ready to add the sentiment which is from Sparkle N Sprinkle. That sentiment is small enough to fit in a close space so I have used it a lot on my Christmas cards.

Below is another view of the card. I am hoping from one of the photos you will see all the details I added.



Cheery Lynn Dies:
Card Cover Maker #4 CAFR 11
Allison's Ribbons B335
Pine Branches B146
Oval-Classic XM-7
Poinsettia C145

Thanks for looking and I hope your Sunday was a wonderful one.

God bless,
Verna

14 comments:

  1. Somebody is going to be lucky to get this gorgeous card for Christmas! Very pretty poinsettia!

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  2. A cheery Christmas card for Cheery Lynn! I love the traditional colors too. Great detail with the flower. I think I need a pointsettia stamp.

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  3. I love the traditional too, I feel like I can't send non-traditional to my older family and friends, they wouldn't 'get it'. Your card is gorgeous, beautiful background die and fabulous poinsettia, so pretty!

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  4. A striking design and a beautiful card. Thanks for joining in the challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs and good luck.
    Julie x

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  5. What a beautiful Christmas card Verna. Your poinsettia came out great! I love that background frame too. The list of dies I want keeps growing and growing! Thanks so much for participating in the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge this week and good luck.

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  6. Such a wonderful card, beautifully detailed with that stunning flower! Thank you so much for taking the time to play with us this week and good luck hugs Amy xox

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  7. What a pretty card! I especially love that beautiful green background die - just gorgeous!!!

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  8. Gorgeous card Verna, Love the large die cut

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  9. Love the cover plate ans the beautiful flower.

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  10. How very elegant, Verna. The cover plate takes it to the next level. You really have an eye for dies.
    hugs, Asha

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  11. Lovely, Verna! I find having multiple photos to be so helpful - from every angle, because then I can see all the products used, and the pretty techniques, too! Love this background and your pretty flower! xo

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  12. Beautiful traditional Christmas card. I love poinsettias too . Thanks for joining the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge. Best of luck to you

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