Monday, November 28, 2011

Peace on Earth

It's time for another Challenge Me Monday at Fantabulous Cricut!  This week, it's all about holiday cards.  As I celebrate Christmas, I decided to make a Christmas card.


I used Celebrate with Flourish for the poinsettia image, but then built on it using petals from Wrap It Up.  I inked each petal using Stampin' Up ink as well as some gold Stampology ink - and added tiny gold brads to the centre of each flower.  The card base and frame are both from Elegant Edges.  (The card base was created by welding two images together and by removing the half circles on either side of the card in order for the border to fit across.)  The Cherry Cobbler border was punched with a Stampin' Up border punch.  I stamped my card with a sentiment from My Craft Spot's Merry Christmas set and also used some My Craft Spot pine green seam binding.  I inked the card base with both Cherry Cobbler and gold-coloured inks.  I finished things off with a couple of wine-coloured pearls.

With Christmas - and other celebrations - just around the corner, please head over to Fantabulous Cricut to link up your own holiday card!

31 comments:

CRAZY4CHRIST said...

so pretty Kate, love the flower and the shape of the card!!
Kristan

Audrey Pettit said...

What a beautiful card!

Amy said...

This is soooo pretty! I love the shape and beautiful flowers! :)Amy

Sherrie K. said...

Wow Kate, this is beautiful!!! The pointsettas are just gorgeous!
Love the shape and colors of your card too:)
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Creative Cutter Room said...

This card is gorgeous!!!So classically Christmas I love it...TFS Cathie

Charlotte said...

Kate this is just oh so pretty. The poinsettas are beautiful and I love all of the inking!!!
Charlotte

Angi @ CokiePop said...

Super beautiful Kate. Love the poinsettias.

Beckie said...

Very pretty card. Great vintage look. Super pretty flowers.

Be Blessed, Beckie

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Bee-utiful Christmas Poinsettia card. Would like to know what size you cut the welded card & images at?
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

Georgiana said...

Very pretty. I love the poinsettias.

Georgiana
Carson's Creations

Larelyn said...

Just gorgeous, Kate. I love the inking and the dark green and deep red - wonderful with the brown. You really jazzed up the poinsettias and they are fabulous.
Hugs,

Glenda said...

Beautiful card, Kate! Love the card shape and the pretty poinsettias. Great inking!
Glenda

Shelly said...

Kate, this is so beautiful! It has such a warm vintage feel. It's so pretty.
Shelly
http://mypaperlove.blogspot.com/

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

What a gorgeous card! I love pointsettias as that is our city flower. Great shape for the card and I love cards made from Craft Paper- so vintage.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Beautiful card Kate! Love the color combo on this!
Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Besthobbyeva said...

Oh Kate, this is gorgeous, I love, love the shape of it!! Amazing talent you have, I always love your cards.

I hope all is well up north!!

Laurie

Rhonda Emery said...

beautiful christmas card.

Rosie said...

this a very pretty card!
rosiemini@gmail.com
www.scraplovingminis.blogspot.com

Diane Hodrick said...

Love, love, love the shape of this card...and your sparkly poinsettias are fabulous. What a beautiful creation!

Sabrina said...

So beautiful Kate! I love the vintage feel and the soft colors. The poinsettias are so pretty!

Sheila... said...

so nice! love the shape and colours!

Tanya said...

Kate this is such an elegant card! I love that you started with one cartridge, then added onto with another...the results are gorgeous! The deep, rich colors are wonderful and I love the shape...beautiful!

Tracey said...

Beautiful Kate...I love how you created the card with the Gypsy. Very pretty flowers too:)

Jennie Garcia said...

That is so beautiful and elegant!! Love the inking and the flowers!! TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

Karen said...

Kate this is absolutely stunning I love the vintage feel of the card and the shape is so wonderful!

Audrey Frelx said...

Kate, this is a great card!!! Love it!

Hope you had a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving, my friend!

Debbie said...

Beautiful card!! I've always thought of the postage stamp shape as 'cutesy' but you made it look very classy and elegant!! Love the colors and all your detail!!

Jayne said...

Gorgeous card Kate.Love the vintage feel and shape.Your poinsettias are beautiful.
Jayne x

Peggy T. said...

Kate, this card is stunning. I love vintage and this has that wonderful vintage feel. The poinsettias are very pretty.

Betsy said...

Gorgeous card! Thank you for the inspiration.
Good luck on your school paper.

Lisa said...

Gorgeous card. What a beautiful job.