Friday 17 May 2013

Just red and white

     What a week it's been. Hello and thank you to followers old and new. There's so much going on right now that posts are few and far between, all will be revealed in time.
     This weeks Christmas card had it's starting point with 52 Christmas Card Throwdown's Red and White Only and it also qualifies for Sparkles Favourite Festive Colours.
     I began by stamping Penny Black's Crystal Wreath and embossing in sparkly white. I then coloured my card red with Distress Ink Festive Berries and added some clear gems. I tried adding a bow....didn't look good......then a small, not good it's going to stay almost clean and simple.
     There is a small gem and a small snowflake in each corner to lift it a little. It is then mounted on white card, then red, again coloured with Festive Berries. Finally it's on a white card blank decorated with tiny snowflakes stamped in Festive Berries.
     I have decorated the envelope with tiny snowflakes and stamped a greeting of sorts inside both using Festive Berries again.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

52 Christmas Card Throwdown - Red and White Only
Sparkles Christmas Challenges - Favourite Festive Colours


  1. Love the red and white - very attractive - thanks for entering this into my CHNC challenge extra for May - hope to see you again soon. x

  2. Wonderful card! I love the sparkly wreath and touch of bling! Like the envelope and inside too! Thanks for playing along with 52CCT this week!

  3. This is beautiful Rocky. I love the addition of the gems to your wreath, and the inside looks great too. Thanks for playing along with us at 52 CCT

    Louise xx

  4. Really gorgeous Rocky. I agree that its perfect the way it is without the bow. Love the sparkle. Thanks so much for joining us this week at 52CCT!

  5. Good job on this color challenge! I really like the snowflake wreath - so pretty! Thanks for playing at 52CCT!

  6. WOW!! this is stunning :)
    so glad you linked up with CHNC Extra this month
    Rose GD

  7. What a lovely card, Rocky! I LOVE the wreath and bits of bling--it's just gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

  8. Lovely card
    Thank you so much for joining us at Sparkles Christmas
    good luck in the draw
    hugs Shaz x

  9. That wreath of snowflakes is wonderful! The little bits of bling are a great finishing touch. Thanks for sharing your card in our May color challenge at 52{C}CT! :)

  10. A beautiful card, Rocky!

    That little bit of bling adds so much to the whole festive feel! (Thanks for stopping by and dropping such nice lines - I am fine. Hope you are too ;)

    Claudia x


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