Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Cream, black and gold

Now that Christmas is almost here, I only have time to make some quick last-minute cards. And I keep surprising myself, for it appears that quicker is sometimes yielding better results. I'm quite pleased with how today's card turned out. I hope you all agree.

Materials used:
Patterned paper - MD (eline's old-fashioned Christmas)
Bauble die cut - MD creatable
Holographic gold cardstock - from stash
Black pearls - Viva Perlen-pen
Border - Silhouette design
Sentiment - TlcCreations December freebie
Ribbon and star sticker - from stash
Distress ink on borders and sentiment - Ranger Antique linen

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Marianne Design Divas - Sparkle and shine
Aud Sentiments - Winter Holiday sentiment
Simon Says Stamp - Christmas photo inspiration
Fabulous Friday - Glitter
CCAYR - Anything goes
ABC Christmas Challenge - Yippee, it's almost Christmas
Crafty Catz - Anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - Anything goes
Paper Sundaes - Anything Christmas
Christmas Card Challenge - #2 Doodling (optional)


  1. Yes- this is a fabulous card love the colors and it reminds me of an old fashion Christmas with the music paper and the ornament embellie- just lovely... thanks for joing us over at Frosted Designs

  2. Beautiful!! I love that punched scalloped border and the pretty touch the glitter adds! Thanks for playing along with us this week @ Frosted Designs!! :)

  3. Gorgeous, stunning card, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

  4. Thankyou so much for joining in our photo montage inspiration last week with Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog , hope to see you again this week

  5. Such a beautiful card! Thanks for joining us this week at CCC!

  6. Wow..this is stunningly gorgeous!! Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs this week!!

  7. lovely card, thanks for sharing your fab creation with us at CRAFTY CATZ, good luck, x carol

  8. Lovely card love the style and the flourishes too! Thanks for joining in with us at ABC Christmas Challenge this time, Come play again soon, hugs Samantha :0)

  9. gorgeous card, love the colours and the background papers, that ornament is gorgeous too :)

  10. Oooh, so pretty and elegant! These colors look so rich together.

  11. WOW, I do agree!!! This is a stunning card, so very elegant with those colours!!! Thanks for joining us this week at CCC and I hope to see you again next challenge.

  12. I love the non-traditional colors! This card is gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Christmas Card Challenges! :) Hugs!

  13. Beautiful the dp.