Wednesday, December 4, 2013

CTD271- merry christmas!!

Another Happy Wednesday to you!! Barbara picked some fabulous colors and I love the inspiration pic!! Loved all the cards from last week... hope you play again!!



My card....


Still playing at making my own backgrounds... lots of fun!! Here I used WPlus9's Merry and Bright along with the Christmas Words dies from Paper Smooches... LOVE them both!! There are so many more images in the Bright and Merry set- I only used 3 and the Paper Smooches die set has 7 dies that can be mixed- the Christmas on my card is the largest.

For more inspiration, you'll want to stop by and visit the other team members' blogs as well as our talented guestie - Cindy Lawrence at  One Happy Stamper!! Thanks Cindy for joining us!!

Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits
Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor
Joan Ervin - Stamping With Passion
Lori Tecler - Inking Aloud
Tammy Hershberger - Stamp Happy
 Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations
Melody Rupple- A Paper Melody
 
Remember, if you don't have the exact colors, use whatever you have that's close...the color police won't come after you--this is all about having fun!  If you upload to a public gallery, please use the key words CTD268.  Also, when linking up your card using the linky tool at the bottom of the post, please link to your specific post, not a generic link to your blog.  

When you are finished with your creation, head over to the Color Throwdown blog to add your entry to the Inlinkz tool.   

This is also for the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge to make your own background.
 
Thanks for stopping by!! Love when you do and appreciate all the kind words!!

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11 comments:

Tammy Hershberger said...

Vickie, this is darling! LOVE your handmade background with those sweet flowers!

Marisa said...

This is fabulous, Vickie!! Love the BG you created and the die cut words are wonderful. Great take on the challenge!

Barbara said...

There you go with those gorgeous backgrounds again! I love it! Gorgeous card, Vickie!

Joan Ervin said...

I agree with all the above, Vickie...your handmade background is gorgeous and I love the diecut sentiment!!!

Mona Pendleton said...

So pretty Vickie! Love your custom stamped background!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Stunning card, Vickie! If it's allowed Simon Says Wednesday is having a create your own background challenge ... I'm just sayin'!! Hugs, Darnell

Joyce said...

Your background is just gorgeous--it looks like patterned paper. All of your flowers are perfectly placed.

Lori said...

That background is fabulous! You did a great job stamping it. And, I love the colors peeking through the negative space in the die cut sentiment, too.

Hammers said...

Vickie, love the background, it is really beautiful and I love a button on a card. Cx

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Wow! Gorgeous card!! Love how the background came out!! Very pretty!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

hugs...
Melissa

Sue Lelli said...

Your BG is just so BEAUTIFUL, Vickie! LOVE how you did the colors on the sentiment, too! FAB card!