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Saturday Blog Hop: We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Updated: Feb 1, 2022

Thank you for coming by on this Saturday's Blog Hop! The theme for this week was 'We wish you a Merry Christmas', featuring some non-traditional Christmas colours. It's always good to try something a bit out of your comfort zone! I decided to embrace the pink and went with a colour scheme of Garden Green, Blushing Bride, Polished Pink and Grey Granite. Adding in the black felt like a bit of a modern touch.

To create the tree, I cut strips of cardstock out in each of the 4 colours. I cut them at different widths, 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2". I laid the strips down on a piece of Basic White cardstock and then cut out the largest tree shape from the Christmas Trees Dies. Wouldn't it be fun to try this in a bunch of different colour combos?

On the card base I stamped these little stars from the Merriest Moments Stamp Set. Then I layered on the Polished Pink DSP cut at 3 1/4" x 5". The Basic White was cut at 3" x 4 3/4" and coloured with Polished Pink using the Blending Brushes. It felt a bit plain being just white, so the brushes easily solved that problem!

The black just brings the card together, from the embossed 'Joy' to the Black & White Gingham ribbon to the Black Matte dots.

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For more fun and inspiration, be sure to either click back to see Mary's project or next to check out Cindy's! Then enjoy the rest of the blog hop to see everyone's beautiful projects!


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