Wednesday, 2 January 2019

ABCChristmas - Anything Goes


One thing I learned in 2018 is that I need (NEED) to keep on top of my Christmas card creating all through the year. But because of all my Design Team work, I knew I couldn't keep running Muse: ChristmasVisions (let me know if you're interested in taking it (or Muse, for that matter) on!)

My friend Lindsey is now on the DT of a new-to-me Christmas challenge - the ABC Christmas Challenge. This month's theme is A (Anything Goes) and B (Berries).

I had this card left from the latest Catherine Pooler release (the next Stamp of Approval collection is coming soon!!) and so I'm going to link up for Anything Goes.

I started with a square panel of watercolour cardstock. I painted a loose circle with It's a Boy (and lots of water) and let it dry. Then I did a smaller circle of Fiesta Blue over top. Then Something Borrowed, Suede Shoes, Juniper Mist and Royal Treatment. I love the graphic look!

When it was all dry, I inlaid the Delicate Snowflake into the panel and added a sparkly enamel dot as a centre. The sentiment is from Holiday Mittens.

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8 comments:

Cat Craig said...

This color scheme is so eye catching. I love that black snowflake. Its definitely case-worthy!

TLady said...

This is QUITE BEAUTIFUL!!!! ;)LOVE the ombre with the water colors! AND your black snowflake just POPS! ;)

Lindsey said...

Thanks for your shout-out and supporting my newest DT endeavour! The gradation of blues with the black inlaid snowflake is stunning. You know, this qualifies for my other new team, too! ;)

Debbie L said...

wow beautiful

Marie Bingaman said...

Wow, what a gorgeous card, Ardyth! I love it! :)

Wei said...

Cool design! Love how you've painted the circles and inlaid the snowflake in the middle. Thanks for joining with us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Looking forward to seeing your creative projects in the future galleries again.

Maxine D said...

A wonderfully creative card Ardyth - love your use of colour and inlaid die cutting
Blessings
Maxine

Samantha said...

What a fabulous card LOVE this idea! love the colour too my favourite!
Thanks for joining in with our challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge,
hugs Samantha :0)