Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Merry & Bright


I was shopping yesterday and came across the most adorable little tag pack from Kaiser and in it was this adorable vintage image of two little girls and a sweet little dog looking into a room where a Christmas tree is little with candles. What intrigued me about it was not only the super cute image, but the colors of it. I would never think of using these colors for Christmas, but somehow it works!

I decided to play with it and use it for the JustRite Friday challenge that calls for the colors of Fall...because that's exactly what these are...rich, peachy tones, browns and greens! I paired it up with some Basic Grey poinsettia printed green paper and then added another surprise I found...snowflakes on a creamy off white and beige paper. I made my own striped paper using JustRite's Victorian Nested Frames border and stamped it several times onto a piece of plain cardstock. My sentiment comes from the Christmas Nested Sentiments and Verse set and is stamped onto the dp with ColorBox Dark Brown ink.

I got these new Petaloo flowers yesterday too! So beautiful! I added some sheer organdy brown ribbon, a little bit of patterend rubons to the image and a few Queen & Co. pearls. If you look closely, I even added a tiny bit of Flower Soft (who is the sponsor of the JustRite challenge) to the tree where the candles are peeking out from the branches!

Challenges:
JustRite Friday Challenge 040 - Fall colors
Mercy's Tuesday Sketch 96
Stampin' Royalty #42 - Ribbons
Sweet Stampin' #48 - Ribbons
Our Creative Corner - Embellishments
City Crafter Challenge #27 - vintage

Thanks for stopping by!

14 comments:

  1. That is a pretty vintage image, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  2. Hi Patti,
    I only just realised you was on The Cutting cafe' DT with me because I have the old list with being away for a while. Your work is super and I look forward to working with you ;0)
    Lana x

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  3. So dreamy and romantic--love it!

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  4. This is gorgeous. I love the rich colors and great layout. What a sweet image. This is embellished so beautifully. Thank you so much for playing along with the Stampin' Royalty challenge.

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  5. Beautiful ... love the elegance of this ... thanks for playing along at CCCB

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  6. Such a lovely way to frame your vintage image !

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  7. I love the idea of vintage Christmas cards and using fall colors is so unique! Very pretty!

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  8. Beautiful card! Really beautiful and that flower is gorgeous!!! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week! Warmest wishes, Lesley

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  9. what a beautiful card Pattie, the vintage feel is perfect with the ribbon...thanks for joining in with the Sweet Stampin challenge
    Mina xxx
    Guest DT

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  10. What a wonderful Card. I love that image.. Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

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  11. Absolutely gorgeous in every way! thank you for playing along at CCCB

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  12. Beautiful card Pattie, I love that gorgeous flower.

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