Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Festive Fridays and Merry Mondays!

 
Yay, another chance to make some Christmas Cards for my stash! 
 
There are two Challenges every week that really will fit the ticket for your
"Get ahead of the Holidays" needs!
 
Festive Friday and Merry Mondays  check them out!
 
Tonight I combined them BOTH!
 
This card is shy,
it doesn't like it's photo taken.
It is really more glitzy shiny
 than it appears here.
 The birds are glitter foam and really sparkle too.
 
[ I know that charcoal paper isn't really a traditional color for Christmas cards, however I love this cardstock!!  Love, love it!.............Coal is traditional  lol. ]
 
 
Supplies: Penny Black Wreath from the
A Wish for Peace Stamp Set 
Dies: Memory Box nested birds
Red Foam Glitter adhesive
Asst Crystal Gems
Silver Grained Paper
Copic: Lipstick Red Charcoal Cardstock
Versamark Ink
Ranger Silver Fine Detail Powder
Fa la la la la Ribbon 
 * I had a question on this: It was not stamped the ribbon is called:
 (Midori Fa la la la la Red Satin Tidings Ribbon)
Pop up square Foam dimensionals
 
Close up:



 
 

 
 




13 comments:

The Crafty Laydee said...

This looks great-nice modern twist on the traditional Christmas colours,and your little birds look perfect :)
Nessa xx

Kim M said...

I really like the colours you've chosen. I love non traditional colours for Christmas cards. Love that wreath and those birds!

carol (krillsister) said...

Gorgeous card. I love how you embossed that wreath, so pretty. Your ribbon is awesome. The bird is perfect.

Notes by Nina said...

Beautiful card, I love pretty wreath and festive ribbon. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

Wendy said...

Very pretty! Love the wreath and your color combo! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays!

Sherry Eckblad said...

Beautiful card! Love all the gems you added to the wreath. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday!

Bonnie said...

What a beautiful wreath with it's shimmer and the red birds! I love the way you interpreted the sketch, Kimberly! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

Geri said...

What an elegant look, Kimberly! This really turned out beautiful! Love the ribbon...love the sparkly birds...the gorgeous embossing...shiny frame...love it ALL!!! Delighted to see you back!

~amy~ said...

Ooh I love the colors!! The pops of red are perfect! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday!!!

Meredith MacRitchie said...

Oh I LOVE the charcoal cardstock - it sets both the silver and the red glitter off so well... and I love your ribbon - did you stamp it? This is SO pretty, and I am so glad you came to play along with Festive Friday again!!

Lesley said...

What a stunning card you have created, love the ribbon and the pretty embossing. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday!

Allisa said...

Gorgeous card, love the bow! Thanks for playing with us at Merry Monday!

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Oh I love this dark beauty - so rich, elegant and perfect for the winter - have to remember how good the silver looks on the dark grey with pops of red! Thanks for playing with Festive Friday!