.... where has the time gone this year? We're almost at the end of November and it's time for our last CR84FN challenge of the year - CR84FN68. For the next week and a half our colours are the fabulously rich - burgundy, grey (or silver) and cream. And aren't those photos just stunning? Photos courtesy of Kate MacPherson.
I have finished all my UK cards - they are in a parcel on the way to my Mum's place - she's going to post them on. But I've still got some cards to make for my American friends and these colours are just perfect. Here's my card:
Stamps: My Favourite Things - Stitched Stockings, Seaonal Sentiments; Waltzingmouse - Vintage Labels 25
Inks: Stampin' Up! - Bravo Burgundy; Versamark; Stazon - Jet Black
Dies: Spellbinders - Labels 25 (S5-077) #4, Die-namics - Stocking Trio
Accessories: Stampin' Up! Card - Bravo Burgundy; Papermania Signature Vellum - Silver; Silver embossing powder; Cream Lustre card from Stampeddlar
Aren't these stockings just fabulous? They are so easy to make - I cut the stockings with Die-namic dies and then stamped the coordinating images. I stamped the little buttons and heart again and embossed them with silver as accent details. I made the card base from SU Bravo Burgundy adding snowflake vellum for the base layer. I stamped the ornate frame in Versamark, heat embossed with silver powder, then cut it out with the matching Spellbinder die. I attached some thread to make a line and then hung the stockings with little pegs. I finished off with a simple sentiment and some tiny grey pearl accents! I decorated the inside too, but kept it simple with a bold sentiment in burgundy on cream.
For more inspirational cards with these lovely colours click on the links below, in my sidebar or go directly to our blog.
Mona Pendleton, Andrea Mathews, Heather Jensen, Helen Berry, Joanne Basile, Jody Morrow, Lisa Henke, Mackie Robertson, Pauline Pollington, Shannon White, Sue Lelli and Vickie Zimmer.
Have fun with these colours - I did!! I look forward to seeing your creations.
As I mentioned earlier, this is our last challenge for 2012 - submissions close on Wednesday 5th December. We are have a short break so that we can enjoy the run up to Christmas and get ready for it all!! We will return on 30th December with CR84FN69. See you soon.