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12.04.2009

Holiday Color Inspiration :: Deck the Halls



Alrighty, Bleeps...it's FRIDAY! Thanks for your positive feedback on the holiday color inspiration. I really appreciate it and glad that you liked the color combination, so I am back today with another. Today's card is a "Fast Friday Card" and perfect to create multiples. I kept it really simple, but the colors make it somewhat elegant. The distressed edges on the focal point give it an artsy imbalance. I hope you try out this color combination too!

I added a poll to the left sidebar regarding the very possible change of my web site address in the future. I thought I'd reach out and see what my Bleeps thought about it first before I made my final decision. So, check out the poll and let me know what you think about me changing my web site address, which would require you to re-subscribe through Google Reader, RSS feed, or e-mail.

Feel free to create holiday cards using the color combination. The graphic is also available for you to save to your computer by right-clicking the image and selecting the "Save Image As" option, then upload it to your blog. I like fun and different holiday color combinations, which is why I am challenging myself to try a new holiday card every time I post to the blog this month!

Feel free to join me. If you do, I'd love to see what you created by linking your card posted in the comments. This is not a 'challenge' but just something fun to inspire my Bleeps out there to make more holiday cards!

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the weekend!

Instructions
  1. Trim night sky shimmer cardstock to create an A2 card base.
  2. Trim a rectangle from cream cardstock and stamp ornament.
  3. Stamp bow, add rhinestones, and draw a line with pencil (yep, that's just pencil, Bleeps!)
  4. Stamp the sentiment and distress the edges.
  5. Add focal point to card front center with foam adhesive.
Supplies

Stamps :: Our Craft Lounge - jolly ornaments
Ink :: Papertrey Ink - aqua mist, smokey shadow, enchanted evening
Paper :: Papertrey Ink - vintage cream, night sky shimmer
Embellishments :: KaiserCraft - rhinestones
Tools :: Tim Holtz - distresser

16 comments:

Maile Belles said...

Just gorgeous Ashley and loving your choices for the Christmas color combos!

groovyvirgochick said...

Really appreciate the recipe for this thank you.

Laurel said...

Gorgeous! Hopefully going to try it tonight!

Janet said...

Ashley - I love this color combination and your card is so elegant.

Heather said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I am going to make a card for this color combo this weekend. I will comment again whe I finish. Love it!

Alice Wertz said...

gorgeous simple card!!

Deanna said...

Hey Ashley, gorgeous color combo! I so hope to try this!

Fiorella said...

Hi!I want to tell you that I love your cards, they are so elegant and nice! Thank you for sharing them. Hugs from Italy

Stamping Cafe said...

Simply stunning, Ashley! Have you ever run out of creativity? :)

Thank you for your sweet comment on my little pillow box! Have a wonderful weekend!

Laurel said...

Here is my card, I don't usually use Bellas but you had these great combos right at Bella Blog Hop time!

http://want2scrap.blogspot.com/2009/12/bella-bash-birthday-blog-hop.html

sarahmartina said...

Love it!

Tiff said...

This is GORGEOUS! You're making me want to go and empty that PTI cart ;)

Tim y Karla said...

Okay I will hive these great colors a try!! Wish me luck! Hugs!

Savitri said...

This is cute! I'd never combine these colors myself because I'd think they'd be too dreary but hmmm, they're not :) Ok, I need a few more cards, I'll most likely play along.. if I can get my head around using the colors :P

The food... oooh, wouldn't it just be great if we get together sampling all sorts of "weird" food while crafting? That'd be so fun!!!!

Paloma Gomez said...

Hello! I'm inviting you to go to my blog.. I'm designing SVG file kits which can be used with your SCAL I hope you like it I'll be waiting for your visit!!!

edyo said...

I love this card :)

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