Sunday, 16 June 2013

Christmas Card Club - Baubles

This fortnight Kerry of  KAYC666 chose the theme of baubles. What a fun theme! I love to decorate my tree and when the girls were still at home, we had two trees!

This card is for one of my younger friends...so I chose those Owl themed Christmas paper. The ladies I crop with are all the age of my daughters so they keep me young!  I even liked the words Jolly Holiday in the swirl beside the owls, so I kept that as my sentiment.
I don't know why but the colour is off a bit. The background paper is sort of lime green and the larger bauble is red and link!
I covered all the little baubles on the tree with small red diamonds. Not sure if I should have added more of them on the little dots beside the swirls. I didn't want to take away from the pretty 3D ornaments so I exercised restraint!

Recipe
Card and Envelope - from my stash, originally Michaels 5 1/2 square textured card
DP - Carta Bella 6 x 6 Merry and Bright
Ornament Embellishments - K and Co ( from my stash)
Bling - from my stash (I managed to use the last of these teensy red diamonds...I will miss them
String - from my stash (via the thrift shop)

I am entering this card in the following challenges
1. Pixies Crafty Workshop - must use snippets. The diamonds and the silver string  were my only snippets!
2. CHNC Extra - must be Christmas
3. Christmas Card Club - baubles
4. MFP Speed TV Christams Card Challenge - must be Christmas
5. 52 Christmas Card Throwdown - Christmas Ornaments
6. Sister Act Challenge - Always Anything Goes
7. Holly Jolly Christmas - Christmas Ornaments
8. C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Christmas

28 comments:

  1. Perfect card for Kerry's CCC challenge and thanks for sharing this lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for June - hope to see you again soon. x

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  2. Hi there Scrappymo - I think your card is just perfect for one of your younger friends. I love the colours as well, different to the normal Christmas colours, which is really refreshing. I did smile when you said you used restraint with the little red gems - I am so glad to find someone else out there just like me!

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

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  3. how lovely and so bright and fresh...great colours...and I love the baubles!....I think you are right ...enought bling...hard though it is to step back from the card you did right its perfect hugs Margaret

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  4. Gorgeous card hun hope you have had a great time away huggles Sue xxx

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  5. This is gorgeous.Love the baubles and the embellished tree.
    Hugs Sharon x

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  6. Such yummy colours and I love the modern look of this card. BTW, you can'r have enough bling.. not at Christmas anyway.
    xxx Asha
    Sunny Summer Crafts

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  7. This is just so bright & delightful. Love those little owls peeking out, and your baubles are gorgeous. Great job on this one, and I bet Miss C is going to love it as much as I do. TFS & Hope you're getting caught up returning from your trip. Have a great week.

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  8. This is such a cute card. Those little owls are adorable.

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  9. Hi Mo - this is nice & bright - yellow seems to be a theme around the place at the moment - very effective...Mxx

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  10. I can see the lime green in the card and this is wonderful...I love the baubles...Hugz, joann

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  11. This just looks so fresh ans zingy. Can you say that about a Christmas card? I love the non-trad colours!! love from Christine xx

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  12. Perfect card for Kerry's challenge hunni. Love the DP with the built in sentiment. I'm with Asha - can't have too much bling at Christmas!
    hugs
    xxxxxxxx

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  13. Love all the different elements and textures on this Sue. It's just right for Kerry's challenge. Zx

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  14. This is so fun! LOVE the bright colors and the fun patterns on the ornaments! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

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  15. Really cute card!
    That happens to me sometimes, too, where colors are off in photos. Occasionally I can adjust it in photo editing program, but not always!

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  16. This is a real cutie Sue, perfect for the challenge. Carol x

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  17. Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week. Judy

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  18. Love this card Mo! The green looks fine to me!
    Hugs
    xx

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  19. Love all the different elements, fab design!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  20. What a bright and festive card! Thanks for joining us at SACC.

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  21. I love your bauble filled tree. Like the colour of the background which is showing up nicely on my screen. Hugs Mrs A.

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  22. Hi Maureen some lovely cards being done over here, love the one below what a cracker too!

    - just a quick pop over to say thank you for the folder which is finally on today's desk!!
    So sorry, kind of put it in a safe place, and found it the other day :D

    you know the spot dont you?? many thanks again! Shaz in Oz.x

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  23. wow fab card, love the zingy colours.Thanks for joining us at CRAFT this week
    Claire (GDT) xx

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  24. Such a bright and cheery card, fabulously festive! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at 52 {C}CT, please come back soon! Ruth x

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  25. A bright, fresh, darling card!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at 52CCT!

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  26. Love your fun design- the choice of non-traditional colours and the tree with the baubles are very contemporary. Thanks for playing along with us at 52 CCT

    Louise xx

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  27. fabulous fun design in non- trad colours - love it! Thanks for joining in Hazels extra challenge this month and good luck x

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