Saturday, October 4, 2014

Sending You Season's Greetings

I'm continuing to add to my Christmas card stash! This time I'm playing along with the challenge at Festive Friday #41.  This rustic themed inspiration photo reminds me of Christmas scenes from the past. You know, the ones from old holiday cards and movies.  Ahhh...nostalgia!

My card.

The pine panels/siding in the photo inspired me to use kraft card stock.  I love the pop of the white skates and door, so I wanted to work that into my card, too.  Then, a couple of die cut pine branches along with a few red gems added to my die cut panel...and that was about all.  Oh, and my stamped "season's greetings".
I cut several of the kraft panels to get the thickness I wanted.  The narrow frame within it and the die cut "you" are only one layer, though.  I like to vary the thickness of layers on a card to give a feeling of more depth and dimension.

Thanks for stopping in!

Supplies ~
card stock: mossy meadow (SU), white (Recollections), kraft (PTI)
ink: mossy meadow (SU)
stamps: phrase play #6
dies: phrase play #6 (PTI), pinecone corner (Memory Box)
other: red gems (Want to Scrap)


  1. the Kraft against the white with the pop of red and green look so fresh together!

  2. Love this clean, graphic take on the inspirations! So glad you joined us at Festive Friday!

  3. Oh, that's perfect, Susie! LOVE this take on the FF glad you played along!!!

  4. OH what a fabulous card! Love the clean look and the kraft frame! So glad you joined us at Festive Friday! :)


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