Green and Gold colour challenge

This week at Less is More, Challenge #240 is a colour challenge:  Green and gold.  A previous time this colour combo came up, I patriotically chose an Australian theme, but not this time - I have used a Christmas die for my card.

I used the Couture Creations die:  Bubble Christmas Tree, using the negative space as a stencil and gold heat embossing the outline of the tree.  The colour of the embossed 'shadow' unfortunately does not match the die cut Noel - but I was running out of time to search for an alternative.

Die:  Bubble Christmas Tree, and SU Noel
Colour:  Zig watercolour markers
Card:  SU Whisper White, glimmer paper

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  1. A clever idea to use the negative of the die and the gold embossing looks so pretty and adds a lovely contrast. Very modern and creative. Thanks for your kind comments on my blog x

  2. Beautiful. What a great start to the Christmas stash. Love the "Noel" die and great use of your made stencil. I wouldn't have noticed the slight difference if you hadn't mentioned it! Until next time.

  3. Love your gold shadow behind the tree. Great idea to use the negative as a mask. Thanks for commenting on my card too.

  4. Beautiful and striking Ann and superb use of the green and gold
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

  5. Very stylish card. I like the use of the negative and the shadow effect.

  6. Ann what a fab diecut creation for Christmas!
    Thank you for joining our colour challenge
    Less is More

  7. This is lovely and twinkly Ann, I love that bold sentiment!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  8. What a fun tree! The gold behind the green looks really effective.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More


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