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Friday, 9 January 2015

Ist Xmas card of 2015!

Hi everyone I'm cutting it really fine today as I wanted to join in the challenge over at Less is More and a new challenge that Mynnette is running. I'm going to try and make a Christmas card each week ( yeah, yeah I hear you all say! ) and that's what Mynnette's challenge is all about but first here is the theme over at Less is More:

We have a super
  Colour Challenge
for you this time... with a little personal choice for you too!

BLACK, METALLIC + ONE

DO  keep your designs uncluttered and remember to include that white space!

                                                                Here is my card:


I embossed a piece of lilac card and matted it onto black and silver card and cut it into a banner.
The bauble is a MB one that I cut twice in black and silver to give the shadow effect and the flourish is a Marianne one. The sentiment is an SU one and I added a tiny bit of glitter to the embossing.

Mynnette's new challenge is :
Hello, friends!  Welcome to CASE-ing Christmas!  We are a weekly challenge devoted to the holiday season--year round! ;)  How does this challenge work?  It's easy!  We give you a card to CASE and you CASE it!

If you've never CASEd a card, here's what you need to do:
  1. Look at the CASE card photo.
  2. Be inspired by some element of the card.  This could be colors, layout, image, etc.
  3. Make a card based on that inspiration.
See!  Easy peasy!  We cannot wait to see what you have for us this week and each week this year!  Are you ready for this week's CASE card?!  

Here it is...
This is a card by Pat on the DT
So I think you can see where I was going with my card :)
Have a good weekend and I'd like to welcome Mary who has kindly joined my followers.



18 comments:

Karen B said...

This is really pretty Val......I shall be looking out for your once a week creations from now! 😊

Karen xxx

Viv's Visuals said...

Just lovely Val!

Stamps and Paper said...

Well done fir starting your xmas cards early Val.....lovely card

Anne

Meggymay said...

A lovely card, good for you getting Christmas started early.
Yvonne x

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Beautiful, striking and totally gorgeous.
Thanks so much for taking part
Sarah
Less is More

florenceandfreddie said...

Beautiful card Val. Very stylish and elegant.
Flo x

Rosemary said...

fabulous card, val... a wonderful CASE of the inspiration card!

Mynn xx said...

This is GORGEOUS!!! LOVE the way you shadowed the beautiful bauble die! Perfect! Thanks for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas! HUGS and happy weekend! :) Mynn xx

Aquarius said...

You CASE'd this very well and I like your resolution to a seasonal card each week - I'll be watching out for them!!

Daen'Ys said...

A superb interpretation of Pat's card !! I love your clean style!
Thanks for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas this week.
Rosi x

Loll Thompson said...

So pretty Val and great CASE of Pat's card. I love silver paper you've used for cutting out the ornament ... it really looks like it's metal. Loll xx

Vicky Hayes said...

I know I'm a bit late Val - I wanted to wish you a happy new year - but I see you're still in Christmas mode lol! Hope you had a great time and loving the photo on your side bar. Good for you with starting this year's Christmas stash so soon. It's a beautiful card - love that delicate ornament and the pretty colour. Vicky x

Lorraine Clinch said...

Great card Val, love your take on the Pats card. Thanks for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas.
Lorry :o) xx

cohenna said...

Beautiful card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASE-ing Christmas :)

Chrissie said...

I'm sorry this is such a tardy visit Val.
This is SO pretty!
Love it!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Pat Couder said...

Great case of my card! Thanks you for joining in with CASE-ing for Christmas! Pat (DT) x

Viv said...

Missed this one earlier Val and it's fabulous! Love the embossing and that fab die too ;) Viv xx

Ellen said...

Beautiful colors and CAS design! Thank you so much for sharing with us at the CASE-ing Christmas Challenge! Hope to see you again!

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