Thursday, 8 December 2016

Playing With the House of Cards December Challenge

Hello, my friends!

Today is actually an extra little "for fun" post!
I was recently visiting a friend's blog, and clicked on a button in her sidebar.
It took me over to House of Cards.
How have I not been there before?
It's a monthly challenge blog, where a number of familiar faces hang out!

When I popped in they were having a blog hop in combination with their challenge.

 I just had to get in on the Challenge.
Look at this fabulous inspiration photo:


Isn't that a pretty photo?

I was really intrigued by the all red wreath.
Then I was reminded that I recently won a fabulous wreath image from MHK Designs.

Here is the card I made:

I colored my wreath all in red, and fussy cut it out.
Using papers that I also won from MHK Designs
I die-cut a doily, and placed it behind the wreath.
Then I used this wonderful red and green houndstooth paper for the background. 
Finally, I mounted it on a white card base, and added some bling.

The wreath was mounted on foam tape.
I also inked the edges of the doily with white ink.


Materials Used:
Papers: Recollections - Cardstock;
Bling: Kaisercraft Rhinestones - Green;
Die: Cheery Lynn - English Tea Party Doily.

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Thanks so much for stopping by today!
EnJOY the rest of your week! :o)


5 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card -- love that you used your winnings to create - well done :)

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  2. Congrats on winning that lovely wreath image, you've put it to good use ! I really like the extra details such as the inked edges of the doily. Thanks for sharing with us at House of Cards!

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  3. GORGEOUS card, love the colours, lovely colouring, great image.
    Faith
    x

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  4. Fantastic card! The wreath is outstanding - such beautiful colors and lots of depth to it! I love the green doily! A great way to show off that gorgeous wreath! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards!

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  5. Love everything about this! Thanks so much for sharing with us in the House of Cards Holiday Blog Hop!
    Hugs,
    Leslie, House of Cards DT
    Love To Scrap!

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