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:

  1. 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.

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  2. 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!

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

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  4. 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!

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

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

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

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

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  9. 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!!

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

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  11. These are just as CUTE as CUTE can be!

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  12. 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!

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

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  14. 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 ; )

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

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  16. 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!

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

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