Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Merry Monday #19

Here is the sketch for this week's Merry Monday #19 Christmas card challenge.



And here is the card I made. I forgot all about this 2-pc Quickutz bell die I've had for a long time, so I used it for the main focus of the card. I embossed a piece of white card stock with gold ep and used it to cut the top of the bell, then die cut the bottom layer with cherry cobbler. I added some tiny ivory pearls from Pizzazz Aplenty inside the holes on the bell as well as on the punched border. The gold-embossed sentiment is by SNSS and I used BoBunny dsp throughout, with some dark green cardstock for the SB scalloped circle. The main circle was sponged with Ranger antique linen ink, and the gold ribbon is from my stash. The bell is popped up on dimensionals.

Merry Christmas in May :) Thanks for stopping by!

Carol

19 comments:

amanda stokes said...

Hi Carol,
Gorgeous christmas card,love your papers and design,great sketch shall have to have a play! :) x

Vicki B. said...

this is adorable, love that bell!!!

Elaine said...

Carole this is lovely , love the backing paper very Christmassy Hugs Elaine

Marie Gamber said...

Very pretty card! I must get going on Christmas! Hugs,
Marie

Gisèle said...

Wonderful card! Great use of the bell as your focal point as it coordinates so well with the base paper with bells. Lovely!

jimlynn said...

Beautiful! Love this.
Lynn

Colleen Dietrich said...

Carol, I keep looking at those tiny pearls inside the bell holes; soooo adorable and dainty! You did a great take on the sketch this week, too.

Thanks for playing with us at Merry Mondays!

Catie Cuddles said...

Love the bell. Great interpretation of the sketch.

Benzi said...

And, a Merry Christmas in May to you, too. :-) Super card...I do love bells and this one is so pretty.

Donna Hanley said...

Quite a stylish card. I love that bell and your gems add such a sweet touch. I love the background paper also. That is one I'm hoarding.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

There your are, another step closer to being finished! This is quite handsome! Way to use your stash!

Denise Marzec said...

Very pretty!!

Shannon White said...

Very Pretty Miss Carol! You are soo Good, getting your Christmas cards done early! I am hoping to take your example very soon! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

Sue from Oregon said...

I so want to get busy and make some holiday cards...wonderful inspiration!

LeAnne said...

Your bell is beautiful! I am so glad you've been able to keep playing with us!

Notes by Nina said...

Beautiful card, I love the papers and colours you used. The bell is fabulous. Thank you for playing Merry Monday.

Wendy said...

Adorable card, Carol! Love the bell die & your pretty papers! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays!)

Rose said...

sweet!! the bell looks like a cookie :) fantastic take on the sketch :)
thanks for joining in with Merry Mondays.
(Rose GD)

Lesley said...

Lovely bell Carol, the ribbon is beautiful too. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday!