Sunday, October 14, 2012

Reindeer, Snow People and a Party

First off, a card and a color combination that goes a bit "out of the box"!
 I used the Colour Q challenge for my card along with some Hero Arts stamps.  The color combination says "halloween" but I wanted to see if I could adapt it to a Winter/Christmas theme. 
 I am in love with this cute reindeer and his purple sweater!
 Here is the Colour Q combo.
 I also wanted to play with a brand new sketch blog, CAS(e) this Sketch.  The thought would be to keep the card simple so I tried to do just that.
 I interpreted the sketch as having some kind of a design that goes across the bottom edge of the card.  I did this by stamping the Paper Smooches dot border stamp twice, it was inked by rubbing a Distress Stain directly to the stamp.  I adore Kim's snow people so this guy seemed like the perfect accent.  He is a simple addition since he is supposed to be white making for a limited amount of coloring needed. 
 Here is the CAS(e) Sketch.
 This card puts to use The Play Date Cafe combination.  I have wanted to do a card with some long banners on it so I used that look to put the colors together on my card.
 Instead of a plain white background, I used a stencil and just put color in a few places on the card. 
 Here is a close up of my little banners.
And, here is The Play Date Cafe combination.
Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

18 comments:

Sylvia said...

Cute card, Linda, I like that your thought outside the box and made a Christmas card with these colors! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the colourQ.

Jackie Rockwell said...

All 3 cards are wonderful Linda. Your snowman is very COOL! So glad you played along with us in our first challenge over at CAS(E) this Sketch!

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

You are very creative. I love the unusual color schemes in your Christmas cards and the cleverly blocked banners. Blessings!

Quip1320 said...

These are awesome cards! I love how you made the dot border with the snowman. Very nice. Glad you joined us at CAS(E) this Sketch!

~amy~ said...

Lovin' all of your colorful cards! thanks so much for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe:)

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwwwwww!! I am LOVING all of these!!!! Loving that little sweater on the reindeer!!!

Gayatri said...

Beautiful cards. Great take on CAS(E) this Sketch! Thanks for playing along with us.

Desire Fourie said...

These are beautiful. Lovely colours and embellishments. Everything works so well together. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog}

Sylvia Blum said...

oh Linda, your cards are awesome! I LOVE that you've used the "Halloween colors" to create a Christmas card! *ha*
Ohhhh...and your take on the skecth from case this sketch is just brilliant! loooooove it!!

Connie Mercer said...

these made me smile~so cute!!! great work Linda!!!

Lisa Rukin Swift said...

super cute!

cnelson said...

These are just as CUTE as CUTE can be!

Jen said...

These are so adorable! How fun to take Halloween colors and turn them in to a great Christmas card! Thanks for joining us at colourQ!

Tracey McNeely said...

Love all of your cards. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the colourQ!

N@ Ali said...

oh I like your unusual Christmas colours! three great cards, thank you for joining us at the colourQ and for our very first CTS challenge ; )

Lynn said...

I love all your cards! I really like the paper pieced banners in your PDCC entry! Thanks for playing along with us!

Alicia said...

Very creative approach to the banners, love the paper piecing. Thanks for joining in with us at The Play Date Cafe this week, come again!

Annette said...

wow all of these cards are amazing..love the reindeer..it is just so cute...