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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Christmas 2014 - Eggplant and Ivory

If you read a previous post you know that I just ordered a whole pack (50 sheets) of eggplant cs. It is not quite as dark as I had anticipated, and has a shiny finish.  I will be using it a lot, but maybe in smaller bits.  It is white on one side, and goes through my printer, so I can use it for the card base, which I did here.  In order to use this image on a circle I did crop the two "ends" of the image, then masked and added more of the distant stars to the sky.  The bg is Cuttlebug's snowflake, and the punch is Martha Stewart.  The image is Stampendous.
These are the challenges met by this card:
Sketch #2:  http://vlvsketches.blogspot.com/
Christmas with twist of  no red or green:  http://inkspirationalchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
No pattern paper:  http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.com/
Christmas:  http://craftycalendarchallenge.blogspot.com/
                   http://www.hidinginmycraftroom.com/    
Any:            http://avenue613.blogspot.com/
Favorite holiday (no question - Christmas):  http://chocolatecoffeecards.blogspot.co.uk/

7 comments:

  1. Very stylish Christmas card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week, xxxx

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  2. Classic, elegant and stylish Dorothy.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

    I have some candy here and you are very welcome to enter.

    B x

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  3. Beautiful embossing and the eggplant color is very stylish. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational!

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  4. Such a pretty classic Christmas card. Love that wise men image.

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  5. This is such a lovely Christmas card Dorothy, so totally elegant with the gorgeous ivory and aubergine (as I'd call it - LOL) - thank you so much for entering the Crafty Calendar (All about Christmas) Challenge this month, lots of luck to you.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx DT

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  6. Beautiful CAS card love the image and embossed background -thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
    Carol DT x

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  7. FAB image for a Christmas Card. Love the look of the Three Wise Men.
    So glad you are playing with us at INKspirational Challenges for our Christmas Card challenge. Hope you will join us again for our next challenge :)
    Pia xx

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