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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

ACAD - non traditional Christmas


 
Whew!    I just finished an hour and a half phone session to get me e-mail and blog access corrected.  We subscribe to an on line service - it is scary and pricey, but seems to be worth it.  I am not sure just what caused the problem, but all is fine now.
This week's Card a Day (on Splitcoaststampers) challenge, issued by Nat, is to do a Christmas card in non-traditional colors.
This is about as non traditional as I get for Christmas cards - the papers all come from a Paper Studio pad called Faith.  The stamp is unmounted and I have forgotten where I got it.  Actually, I omitted a bit of the image - too big for this layout.  I think it works without the buildings of Bethlehem on the left.  The sentiment is Studio G.  I added gold ribbon and half pearls.
Sketch: http://sweetstopsketches.blogspot.com/











The second card uses many of the same elements, with some red and green added.
The sketch is here:http://feeling-sketchy.blogspot.com.au/ 

8 comments:

  1. Wow, Dorothy, très bien! The image and sentiment you chose work wonderfully on this non-traditionally colored Christmas card.

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  2. What a lovely card Dorothy. Such a precious image. Love the pretty papers and the gold ribbon. Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week.

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  3. Great colors for this challenge! Looks like I am another challenge behind! :-)

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  4. Wonderful Christmas cards with this sensational silhouette!!

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  5. Great Christmas card! Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop!

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  6. It may be non-traditional, but it definately carries the feel of tradtional Christmas. Both versions are very nice.

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  7. What great Christmas cards! Thanks so much for joining us at Feeling Sketchy this week :)

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  8. Beautiful card Dorothy, I love that image, and the christmas papers :) Thanks for playing along with us at Feeling Sketchy.
    Michelle

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