Thursday, November 30, 2017

Blue and Green Christmas, MM267


Hi everyone! The countdown to Christmas clock is ticking... I am going to try to finish making my Christmas cards this week as I will be doing some traveling later in the month. At the start of the season I always say to myself that I will try to use as many of my holiday stamp sets possible at least once, but this set has turned out to be a favorite and I've used it several times. I love the classic design of the ornaments.


My card was inspired by this gorgeous color combo from Colleen at Merry Monday. I love turquoise and lime together, maybe my favorite combo ever! 


I was really pleased how well the teal blue ink, glitter paper and sequins in my card went together - a perfect match though from three different manufacturers.


I stamped another ornament in a lighter shade of blue and added a sentiment to finish off my card inside. While I was at it, I made four of these! I'm getting closer to my Christmas card goal!



Stamp Sets: Holiday Ornaments, Christmas Trimmings (Hero Arts)
Card Stock: Solar White (Neenah), Smooth Watercolor Card Stock (Bristol)
Patterned Paper: Kitten Smitten (Doodlebug)
Ink Pads: Tuxedo Black (Memento), Tumbled Glass Distress Ink (Ranger), High Dive (Simon Says Stamp), Green Apple, Soft Pool (Hero Arts)
Tools: Big Shot, Holiday Ornaments Dies, Christmas Trimmings Dies (Hero Arts), Wonky Stitched Rectangle Dies (My Favorite Things)
Accessories: Teal Glitter Paper (Recollections), Teal Adhesive Sequins (Jillibean Soup)


Thanks for stopping by!

7 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Sandy. Love your pretty ornament and the design of your card. Great use of the colors. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday.

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  2. How beautiful, Sandy! That Teal glitter paper is gorgeous on your card. Love it!

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  3. This is a brilliant design, Sandy, and I'm so impressed with how you did the inside, too! If I only had your energy!! Hugs, Darnell

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  4. Beautiful, beautiful card Sandy and yay to you for making 4 of them! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Merry Monday!! :0)

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  5. Great design, love the ornament and the stamping on the inside too
    Hugs Kaz x

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  6. Love this card Sandy. The ornament and sequins are so perfect for the challenge. Thanks for playing Merry Monday!

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  7. These are so cute! I love the blended ink behind the ornament! It really gives it that realistic glow! It's been a pleasure stopping by today! Thank you for joining us at the Merry Monday Christmas Challenge!

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