Friday, 21 November 2014

Christmas Wreath

Hi there!  Today's card is for Scrapbook Boutique November challenge where the inspiration photo is decidedly Christmasy!
 I have been wanting to create a wreath of my own for some time, but never seemed to choose the best foliage to use for this technique.  This time I used a small holly twig from a Bo Bunny set that came with a craft magazine, which I originally chose to buy because the Father Christmas image was divine.  I was delighted when I noticed that little sprig, because it was just what I needed for this wreath.  I used two green inks by Memento - Bamboo Sprouts and Cottage Ivy, added some red berries, and a few wispy strands of foliage found in a SSS set along with the little star shapes to mimic the scattered balls in the photo.  A bow from another SSS set, a Happy die and the text Christmas from Stampin' Up! and all of this mounted on stitched squares by Lil' Inker and adhered to a Kaisercraft square card.  This was fairly quick to produce, once I had practised how to arrange the leaves, and it is also very flat, so good for mailing.


5 comments:

  1. Stunning Ann. I love the wispy bits.

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  2. Oh my goodness Ann, your wreath is perfectly stamped, love love love it! So glad you got to share it with us at Scrapbook Boutique!

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  3. Thank you Vicki and Therese - I enjoyed making this card as it was more 'hands on' than usual! :)

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  4. Love this Ann. You have the gorgeous stitched dies that I've been eyeing off and they look fab. Love the little wispy sprigs of foliage - a great wreath!

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  5. So glad you got to make this beautiful card using such a pretty foliage collection. It really is a beauty, thanks for sharing with Scrapbook Boutique. Merry Christmas!

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