Friday, July 28, 2017

Blue Christmas

Well blow me down with a snowball it's Rudolph time again! I was looking through my Christmas stash box supposedly putting something away when I spied this design paper and an idea popped into my head (they do from time to time) So as not to waste it I quickly made this card up. 

The white surround is left over from another project where I die cut the image that I had stamped and waterer coloured. The small christmas tree paper was a freebie in Making cards magazine Dec 2016 and just fitted behind the aperture perfectly. The papers also came with some larger christmas trees for you to cut out. I fussy cut 2 and then dotted with silver glitter glue. You can't see in the photo very easily but there is also a sheet of snow dotted acetate behind the aperture but in front of the design paper. The die cut is a Creative Expressions by Sue Wilson which I have cut from a left over piece of the  dark blue cardstock I used to make the base of the card with . Glued straight onto the acetate. I was having a rootle through my ribbon stash for a matching blue one and had a lucky find of the  little christmas trees in blue which was an exact match. (I like it when a plan comes together). 

Entering into thee following challenges:
Scraps of Life By Scrappy Mo # July Rudolph day.
A Snowflakes Promise #42 Anything goes.
Crafty Hazelnuts Extra # Anything goes.
Frilly and Funkie # Christmas in July.
Crafting By Designs # Get ready for christmas.
Cards 4 Galz #52 Christmas or winter.

36 comments:

  1. Love your tree project!!
    xxx Margreet

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  2. beautiful card, gorgeous colour, very expensive looking - love it when you get lucky and it all comes together as if it was all laid out and planned, something I never do!

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  3. Loving this one and so glad you found this DP. Very classy x

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  4. Lovely card Valery...fabulous colours and those great trees.....xxxx

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  5. White and blue: oneof my favorite colour combinations, and you made a gorgeous christmascard with these.
    Lia xx

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  6. Fabulous blue card for Rudolph Day - great minds think alike because I've just posted a blue seasonal card. Off to check if it will fit the Rudolph Day challenge.

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  7. Hi Mrs A,
    Happy Rudolf Days.
    Your card is so lovely and the design is super gorgeous.
    Love that paper used and the trees are an awesome colour.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  8. Hi Mrs A this is a stunning Christmas card I love the design. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  9. Such a beautiful card Mrs A., love the colors and trees!
    Hugs, Sherry x
    Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

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  10. Hi Valery, a truly beautiful card, I love the cold frosty colours and your design, Kate x

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  11. This is just perfect, love the way that everything co-ordinates perfectly. Love too that you used the word rootle, much underused!

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  12. Oh, such a sweet Christmas card with these trees in light blue tones! A perfect match of DP and fussi-cut elements, and your watercolouring is so pretty! As always your mark with acetate looks great. Well done!

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  13. What a stunning card. That's very pretty paper and I love the trees. Barbxx

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  14. Love this, gorgeous papers and image so glad you decided not to waste it.

    Kath x

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  15. Hi Mrs A
    Festive and fabulous. Love how all the layers work so beautifully together.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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  16. This is just fabulous, everything is so coordinated and lovely together.

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  17. This is such a pretty card, Valerie! I am loving how everything came together here. I enjoyed reading about the creation of this pretty card.
    That ribbon is the perfect finishing touch...
    Thanks for taking part in the July Rudolph Days Challenge.

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  18. Love how your blue tree fest came together so beautifully xxx

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  19. Beautiful blue Christmas card for Rudolph, Anne! How fun that you were able to put all these perfect card fixings together!! Hope you have a great weekend!! Hugs, Darnell

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  20. Hi Mrs A,
    I'm back with my GD comment.
    As I said before that paper used is gorgeous, and the trees and their colour is awesome and very pretty.
    Thank you for joining the Rudolf Challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. GD

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  21. Hi Mrs A, thank you so much for your lovely comment on my blog, I hope all is well with you. I absolutely adore this gorgeous creation, the detail and colour really stand out a truly wonderful card
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  22. Such a beautiful card Valery, I love the wonderful backing paperand the lovely trees too.

    Sue xx

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  23. Great card, love the trees and matching ribbon. Pretty colours too
    Hugs Kaz xx

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  24. A lovely card Valery. I love those trees and the die cut sentiment looks superb. Happy crafting, Sandra x

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  25. What a pretty sparkly card, I love the trees and the matching ribbon.
    Jean x

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  26. I love blue and white cards for Christmas, it adds a lovely frosty theme and this card captures that feeling beautifully x

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  27. Very pretty blue, just love this my friend...beauty beyond words.xx [aNNie]

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  28. Beautiful blue christmas card Mrs A and it all came together perfectly with the piece of ribbon you found xx

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  29. You had a great idea, Mrs. A! Absolutely gorgeous, elegant card--love everything about it!

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  30. It is a beautiful Christmas card, Mrs A! I love it!

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  31. Gorgeous card! Love the colours and design and I made the piccie larger so I could see the snowy acetate and it's fabulous! Hugs xxxxx

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  32. Hi, ValeryAnne! Your beautiful monochromatic tree card is breathtaking! I love the snowfall on your gorgeous trees in the foreground, and the lovely frame used from a previous creation. Wonderful background paper, too! It's an amazing creation! So glad I got to see your masterpiece showcased at the Cardz 4 Galz Challenge. Thanks for joining in with your lovely artwork. Hope to see more of your pretty creations in our future challenge themes! Please check back to see if you have won a badge. Sending you wishes for a wonderful day!
    Smiles,
    Donna
    {Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

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  33. What a gorgeous Christmas card! I LOVE the colors and the beautiful sparkly trees! Thanks so much for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz!
    Tammy x

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  34. Hello sweetie, boy am I ever impressed with this gorgeous card! The colors and layering are spot on gorgeous! A beautiful start to your holiday crafting and we are ever so thankful that you shared with us at Frilly and Funkie! Big hugs, Autumn

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  35. What a beautifully serene Christmas card. I love the soft white and teal colors. Thank you for playing along with us at the Frilly and Funkie Christmas in July challenge!

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