Saturday, December 18, 2010

Let it Snow!!

Sunday greetings!!! This card seems very appropriate tonight.  As I prepare this post we are getting a gentle snowfall.  It’s so cozy here in the studio and I have enjoyed my first day of Christmas vacation (minus the time cleaning the house! lol).  Today’s card is for my Guest Designer stint at Stacey’s Curtain Call Colour Challenge this week :)  I just love these colours!!! I knew I wanted to do a big tag for this card, but the design of the tag changed a bit.  I thought I had some lovely snowflake ribbon with burgundy on it, but as it turned out it was red so I had to adlib.  Still loving my TCP’s snowflake die…I need to try some felt with it next!
curtain call 61 stockings at potterybarn
The Curtain Call Crew has samples to show you today, too, so make sure you stop by to see:

Christina MacLaren at Seaglass & Sentiments

Jean Martin at Stampin' Scrapper

Julie Lacey at Stamps & Taxes

Laurel Seabrook at Seabrook Designs

Makiko Jones at MakInk Studio

Monika Davis at M.A.D. Stamper

Piali Biswas at Touch of Creation

Silke Ledlow at My Life 

...then play along with us and post your Curtain Call Color Challenge creation using Mr. Linky back at Stacey's Stamping Stage.
Oh, and for those of you who know that the dh has been away for 5 weeks, I’m picking him up today at the airport!!! Yippeeeeeee!!!!!  Have a wonderful Sunday, thanks for visiting :)

what’s in it?

stamps: waltzing mouse Compliments of the Season

ink: su baroque burgundy, versafine onyx

paper: pti kraft, vintage cream, su espresso, jilly bean, pti, and basic grey dps; glitter cardstock

accessories: cuttlebug ef, stitching, su vanilla ribbon, pti button, twine, fiskars border punches, gemstones, TCP snowflake die, spellbinders snowflake pendant die, ms snowflake punch, su ticket corner punch, gemstone button (Memriemare @ Etsy)


TannyP said...

Beautiful job, Maureen! Those colors are fantastic and you did a perfect job with them. Love those snowflakes!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Fabulous card Maureen. Love the tag with the snowflake. Lovely papers!

Sue Kohler said...

Maureen this is stunning, I love the simplicity of the card but then all the detail on the tag, fabulous combination!! :)

Andrea Ewen said...

Ah, yes, I see tilt! Now if we could just get Marisa to convert, we'll be set!
Beautiful card, Maureen, love those dreamy snowflakes atop that gorgeous tag! You are certainly a fabulous card maker!

Laurel said...

Gorgeous card!

Aimes said...

Just finished my chores too so I can have some inky fun now!!!
Now that is one marvellous tag, Diva! So much going on - I could stare and admire it all day long :)
You should definitely try the felt - just to get that warm, fuzzy feeling!

Lynn said...

Maureen, This is beautiful! Loving the big rhinestone at the top! So happy that Tony is coming home today!

Christina said...

Wowzers! This is a fabulous design with so much detail. The snowflake is gorgeous with the added gems, and the stitching on the tag gives it such a fun texture and homespun look.

Jackie Pedro said...

This is GORGEOUS, Maureen! LOVE how you layered the snowflake dies (LOVE that TCP die) and the colors are delish!!!

Jean Martin said...

Wow Maureen! That tag is fabulous! Those snowflakes are a wonderful touch. I love all the little details in this card! Just gorgeous!

Marisa said...

What a fun mix of colours - hope I can squeeze in a card this week! Love the tag and that snowflake die is always a hit in my books :) I must have messed up as I though Tony was back last weekend...hmmm, brain cells aren't functioning too well I guess! Enjoy a great reunion under the mistletoe ;)

Betty Wright said...

Beautiful, Maureen! Great blend of the colors and I love the stitching on the tag! Fabulous card!

Ann said...

Ooooh, girl, you make this color combo look GOOD!!!

Silke Ledlow said...

GORGEOUS!!!! How fun that we had the same idea :) !!! Your snowflake tag is the BOMB GF!!! Enjoy your hubby back...happy holidays to both of you!!! Hugs ~S~

Piali said...

Gorgeous!! Love all the details on that fab snowflake tag!!
Happy holidays!

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