Monday, November 29, 2010

Merry & Bright

It has been entirely too long since I pulled out my Stampin' Up Tag Time set.  These sweet little Christmas trees are from this set.  They have a really long stem which I chopped off...but aren't they fun and whimsical?  I used watercolor pens to color them in.  The sketch is inspired by the Stampin' 411 challenge.  I also followed along with the Embellish Challenge colors again...love the combo of pink, red, brown and green.
Ingredients:  Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses Paper; Stampin' Up Cherry Cobbler Paper/Ink,  Pink Pirouette Paper, Tag Time Stamp, Chocolate Chip Ink, Kaiser Kraft Gems; PaperTrey Ink Banner Die

While I'm here, I thought I'd also share another Christmas card. This card was simple and I am really pleased that it looks elegant.  I CASEd the design from Jay Gee's card here.  Hope your week is off to a great start!
Ingredients:  Stampin' Up Crumb Cake Paper, Cherry Cobbler Paper/Ink, Designer Series Paper; PaperTrey Ink Twine, Ornament and Banner Die

15 comments:

  1. These are both so cute! I love how you used the banner dies! I am going to have to play with the color combo too! You did an amazing job with it!

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  2. Very cute cards, Lynn. Love the use of the PTI dies on the second one -- the ornament and banner look fabulous!

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  3. Oh I'm so using your cards as inspiration for my own Christmas cards! These are fab! Love the bakers twine on that last one :D
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  4. So pretty! Love the twine. I don't know how you do it all, but I'm amazed!

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  5. They're both awesome, but I especially love the matching background dsp to match the Christmas trees, and the touch of pink is beautiful!

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  6. Adorable, Lynn!!! Hey do you have the new PTI banner dies? We are still waiting for our order up here!!! AND I ordered on release night!! UGH!! I have forgotten what I ordered!! LOL Love the printed background on the ornament...great idea :)

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  7. I remember that stamp set. Love the colors you've used!

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  8. Oh, I haven't used that set in ages either! Love the row of trees...so cute!

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  9. This is very cool. I love this and just didn't think I wold be using this set this year....I think you have changed my mind.

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  10. Oohhh, these are beautiful! I really love the second one with the ornament hanging from the twine.

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  11. I'm kinda liking the red/pink together for the holidays! I love your use of the dies on your second card and how the ornament is hung by the baker's twine!

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  12. nice job, as always, Lynn -- the trees are too cute! Blessings, Gretchen

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  13. Fantastic cards! I love your Embellish creation. Thank you so much for playing along!

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  14. These cards are also wonderful, Lynn!!! IThanks again for playing along with us!

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