Monday, September 1, 2014

Pinecones and Christmas Greetings - Two challenges

Hey, another card to add to my growing stash of Christmas cards!  I'm playing along in 2 challenges with this card.

Just Us Girls Wild Card Week #256 - Anything goes, as long as it's not 4 1/4 x 5 1/2.

Festive Friday Challenge #39

My square card measures 4 1/2 x 4 1/2.  I was so drawn to the pine wreath in the inspiration photo for Festive Friday, so I used my new Memory Box die.  I love this card!  It turned out just as I planned.  Yay!

I layered my diecuts over a panel of clear card stock, that was adhered along the top, to my card base (beneath the strip on white cs).  My sentiment was heat embossed onto the card base prior to attaching the acetate card stock.
I added some swipes of clear Wink of Stella to the pine branches and pine cones.  You might be able to see it if you click on one of the closeup photos.  It's so pretty in real life!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supply list ~
Card stock: whisper white, not quite navy, mossy meadow, soft suede (SU), clear (Heartfelt Creations)
Stamps: happiest of holidays (PTI)
Die: pinecone corner (Memory Box)
Other: white ep (SU), clear wink of stella (Kuretake)


  1. Susie, LOVE the clean look of this! It looks absolutely AMAZING!!

  2. Fabulous Christmas card. Love the die cuts. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls.

  3. Beautifully done, Susie! Love the die cuts! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

  4. Very cool dies! Lovely card- Thanks for joining in with JUGS!

  5. What a beautifully detailed card! I love it--and I love the blue background, too, especially with the embossed white sentiment. Thanks so much for joining us at Festive Friday this week!

  6. Love the great die cut and the way you layered it on acetate.

  7. Love the spread of those die cuts with the sentiment down in the corner, Susie! Beautiful!!! Thanks so much for joining us at FF!!!

  8. Love the die-cuts and pretty sentiment. I like how you layered it on the acetate also.

  9. Stunning card! So different! Love different!!! Really like the way you did the background and sentiment Sue! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls! :)

  10. Love the colour-blocked background and the graphic pinecones! So glad you joined us at Festive Friday!

  11. Love the CAS design! That clear layer really adds to this. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

  12. Oh I love those die cut pinecones! Such a pretty card!! So glad you joined us at Festive Friday! :)

  13. Oh I love the die cuts and the contrast against the blue background. Thanks so much for playing with us at Festive Friday!


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