Saturday, December 4, 2010

'Tis The Season-- Day 2!

Well, it's the second day of my very first bloghop- and I'm still super excited!  Hopefully you were lead here after checking out Army Wife Learns the Cricut !  If not, you should join in on the blog-hopping holiday fun by starting at Iva Youngs' great blog -!
Today, I wanted to share an elegant card that I call...

Christmas Flower

For this card I used the poinsettia cut from the Winter Woodland Cricut cart as my starting point.  I think my favorite part of this card is embossing I did with my Cuttlebug and the Victoria embossing folder.  To bring out the design, I lightly dragged a metallic gold inkpad across the surface.  Normally I wouldn't think to use black on a Christmas card, but this particular creation kind of took on a life of it's own, and I think I like the finished product!  

Well thanks so much for stopping in again!  I hope you'll be back one more time tomorrow!!  Now, I'm going to send you on to Rita at!!

Have a great day and happy hopping!!


Anna said...


Theresa said...

Very pretty..Love that Cart.

Unknown said...

Such a wonderful project. I also love your embossing. Love the colors! I'm really enjoying following your blog...seeing and reading about your inspiring and creative projects! I'm a follower, of course! Check out the 24 Days of Cards I'm doing on One By One The Flamingos Are Stealing My Sanity ( ) I'm posing a new card idea every day through December 24...and a bonus on the 26th!

~ Kendra ~ said...

Pretty card!

Scrappers' Ranch said...

Another wonderful card! Very elegant looking.
I am already a follower of your blog.
Bonnie C
ascrapabove at aol dot com

kathlee said...

VERY pretty. I didn't realize that cart had a I know! The things you learn from a blog hop! TFS and happy holidays.

Anonymous said...

Very adorable I like your choice of color you could almost use it for any holiday, or maybe just a thinking of you! Thank you for sharing again!
Contact Info: in case I get a chance to win the amazing blog candy! Happy Holidays!

Susan L said...

Fantastic card. The colors are perfect :)

Happy Scrappin'

Sue B

Cricut Matriarch said...

Beautiful card - love the color combination!
Thank you for sharing.

Amee said...

great card!

jandokan said...

Pretty card!
Hugs Anja

Cherylann's "Outta-My-Mind " said...

such a nice card, love the colors.
Cherylann (prinkles)

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