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Friday, December 9, 2016

QKR DT card - Challenge #221 ~ Christmas - non-traditional colors

This candle image by QKR Stampede works well for non traditional colors - the colors I selected remind me of the glow of candle light.  We invite you to enter the challenge at QKR Stampede this week, using non-traditional colors for your Christmas card.  Check out what my fellow design team members have created to get some great ideas!  You may enter up to 3 times by 6 p.m. EST Friday Dec. 16 - and you have a chance to win digis from QKR Stampede!
Image and sentiment - QKR; DP - Faith, by Paper Studio; Spellbinder oval dies; scrap of metallic gold paper, gold ribbon, piece of a gold floral stem. The image is colored with Prisma pencils, and I shaded both the image and sentiment with gold chalk.  White enamel accents add dimension for the candle drips.
Sketch (rotated):    Sketch Saturday    
Vintage Christmas:    Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge
Non-traditional colors:   Crafty Catz
Winter holiday:    DLArt
Christmas:     Kitty Bee 
                        Dies r Us
                        Christmas at Sweet Stampin 
Die cuts:    Creative Craft Cottage
Sparkle:    Digistamps4joy
Shine:     Cuttlebug Mania
Chalk:     Chalk n Stock. 
2 patterns:   Pile it on
Layers:    Die-cut-Divas
Any:      Lemon Shortbread
               Classic Design Team 
               Inspiration Destination 
               CCC Digi Creations



Darlene said...

Oh so pretty Dorothy! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘CHRISTMAS’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

Lori Kobular said...

Such a beautiful Christmas card! I love the candle on your card and the pretty soft colors that you used, that background paper is really nice too! Thanks for joining us at DL.ART Challenges!

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 310 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for December - I'd love to see it there too x

Annette Stapylton said...

Such a beautiful Christmas Card you have created here. Nice work. Love it.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
[Annette Registered Owner/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

Michelle Windsor said...

This is such a beautitful thank you for joining into our challenge at

Michelle DT

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

It's a beautiful card with the brown monochromatic - non-traditional colors.

Claudia Rogier said...

Awesome card. I love it. Thanks for joining us at CCC Challenge

DT Creative Craft Cottage Challenge

creationsnz said...

Great non-trad colours, looking good. Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas challenges, CarolG

lorby said...

What a wonderful card and so perfect for a holiday card, thank you, birthday and pretty much anything else you can think of. You did great job with the color palette. Thanks for joining us at Chalk N Stock this month.

Karin van eijk said...

Dorothy this is a beautiful card
Thanks for join us at
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
Hope to see you again and goodluck


Kathy Krug said...

Love your candle and background papers, Dorthy. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Dies R Us Anything Goes Christmas Challenge. We hope to see more of your creations in future challenges.
Kathy DRU DT A

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,thanks for sharing with us at

ccheney said...

Very pretty! Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage. Cindy (DT)

Sarah Bell said...

A lovely card, love the colours used - thanks for joining in with the Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Sarah DT -

Veronica Tovar said...

you did a wonderful job with this image. Nice use of the background and paper choices. Thank you for sharing it and for playing the "two patters" challenge at Pile it on. Crafty luck.

Judy V said...

Pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage!

Arlene said...

Beautiful design and wonderful card.

Arlene said...

Forgot to say - So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Helen said...

Great creation - love the colours you've used.

Thanks for joining us at the Classic Design Team Open Challenge.

Helen x

lorby said...

Hope the new year finds you in good health and spirits. Love your card. Thanks for joining us for December challenge at Chalk N Stock. The new challenge is up for January.