Monday, November 15, 2010

Joans Gardens Challenge #23

This week the challenge over at Joan's Gardens is to create a card with the following:
1. Create a window card
2. Use Christmas ornament or something similar
3. Something gold
4. Something fuzzy
I enjoy playing these challenges because incorporating several items into one card stretches my imagination. For this one I created a window with Nesties Labels 4, making a frame out of real red cardstock with 2 different sized dies. I embossed the front with a Sizzix ef and added different sized gold beads to some of the cross points. The sentiment was embossed in gold as well as the ornament. I added glitter to the ornament, and some white Flower Soft to the fern branches for something "fuzzy." The tiny bow on the ornament was done with the Bow-Easy and the ornament was popped up on a dimensional and tied with gold cord. It's attached to the inside top of the card and can be removed and used for decorating.
I'm in serious Christmas mode lately, but getting my holiday stash done sooner than expected!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great evening!

Carol

12 comments:

Wendy said...

Very pretty, Carol! I love your window and your hanging ornament with bow! So nicely done!! :)

Silli said...

Very pretty Carol, love the colors...

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Why didn't my brain think like this yesterday? This is just gorgeous! Bravo!

Joan Fricker said...

Carol, this is gorgeous. I love the embossing on the front of the card and your addition of the branches is a wonderful touch. I love everything about this card!

Thanks so much for playing in Joan's Gardens #23 Weekly Challenge. Your entry is beautiful

Joan
www.atjoansgardens.com

Denise (peanutbee) said...

LOVE that window! So beautifully done, Carol!

Susan (rainy) said...

Oh Carol! This is beyond wonderful. I love the window you have created and the beautiful embossing. FABULOUS!

GLENDA BROOKS said...

his is so pretty! Love the shape of your window! Lovely!!

Diane Jaquay said...

WOW, love the embossing and the window! What is Sizzix ef? Just wondering about that beautiful embossing and how you did it!

velta said...

Oh my goodness...girl...you have made the best of the best on this one...I love the embossing...what a beautiful creation!!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

what a beauty.....love the window aspect

Velta said...

Oh Carol, my dear...what a beautiful card...you have captured the beauty of the image with this window card...love the embossing too :|)

Benzi said...

Yes, this is beautiful! Love the window with that gorgeous, glittered ornament. And, the embossing folder is outstanding. What an awesome Christmas card.