Monday, August 8, 2016

No Stamping with a Twist for Time Out


This was put together from bits and pieces in the Christmas UFO box.

TIME OUT CHALLENGES #63
This is our 'Theme with an Optional Twist Challenge' and this time we have:

'Holidays with the Optional Twist of No Stamping' 
(stamped sentiments allowed)


And I used several snippets so skip over to
Pixies Snippet Playground


The Merry Monday team 
is taking a break for the summer but Lori kept the 
linky open for anything Christmas. 


Thanks for the visit and special thanks for your comments.

Enjoy!

Card Recipe
Paper:  Solar White (Neena 110 lb.), Real Red, Whisper White (SU)
Other:  Poinsettia Die (Spellbinders), Holly die (PB), Pine Branch Die (MB), Holiday Words EF (Quickuts-retired), microbeads



29 comments:

Di said...

Oh Bonnie, this is absolute perfection! What a wonderful design - I love it. And beautifully made, as always of course.

Hugs

Di xx

Sue Crease said...

This is just stunning, I love it.
Sue

Gibmiss said...

Fabulous Xmas card Bonnie
Hugs Sylvie x

Barb said...

A beautiful and very elegant Christmas card Bonnie. Barbxx

Liz said...

Gorgeous CAS card. Great design and I love the embossing in the middle. xx

Mac Mable said...

Love this contemporary card and yet so very traditional. It's a real beauty with a fabulous layout x

JosieD said...

A sophisticated yet simple card... looks so good. Love the words EF.

jimlynn said...

No stamping needed! It's beautiful.
Lynn

Daffodil Cards said...

Gorgeous Card, love the embossing and the poinsettia
Faith
x

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

LOVE that vibrant red and green against all that scrummy white Bonnie! Just fabulous! Have a great week! Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Nancy Stislow said...

I have a profound respect for anyone who can create flowers and form them as beautifully as you did! The embossed background is just perfect for it too. Your style and design is just gorgeous, Bonnie! If I could do flowers, I'd case this in a heartbeat!

Loll said...

LOVE that dry embossed white background Bonnie. Your beautiful poinsettia just pops. Great when you can use up bits and pieces and come up with a masterpiece like this. xx

MaryH said...

Love the festive embossed background with this splendid spray of poinsettias. The red on the pretty flower just glows. It's absolutely stunning. (glad you could use up some UFO-s too). TFS

Maxine D said...

Oh Bonnie this is stunning - so dramatic!!
Blessings
Maxine

Donna said...

Christmas UFO box? LOL - that's funny!
Lovely card, Bonnie. X

Brenda said...

Wow, what a beautiful Christmas card Bonnie!!! I love the embossing folder you used. The green and red look so crisp against the white, it just draws the eye right in! Love the poinsettia, holly and pines-so realistic looking. Yep, I'm in love with this card! Hugs, Brenda
PS-Love the microbeads a lot!

JoAnn said...

Beautiful card. Love the poinsettia spray against the white embossed panel, so elegant.

Sandy said...

You have done it again! Such a beautiful Christmas Card. You are definitely in your element Bonnie. You are so dang good!
Sandy xx

nancy littrell said...

Your poinsettia spray is gorgeous with your dry embossed white on white background Bonnie. TFS my friend. Hugs, Nancy

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Wow! This card rocks the elegance!

Nonni said...

So stylish and elegant and JUST PERFECT for our challenge! Great job! I love all the details and yet the card is very clean and simple. Thanks for taking TIME OUT and joining our challenge!

Pat said...

A really elegant card Bonnie, and the little spray of poinsettia and foliage goes beauitifully with the embossed background and red layer with the three little red beads to finish. I love that outer embossed frame too. Totally gorgeous! x

Carol L said...

This is a real CAS beauty! I love that pine branch accent!

Susan said...

Bonnie, this is so beautiful - perfect CAS with lots of interest. Love the embossing folder, the scattering of microbeads, and the beautiful little poinsettia. Or should I just say, I love everything about it!?

Karen D said...

I love the wee Christmas spray with the gorgeous white embossed background. Such an elegant card Bonnie. Happy stamping!!

Greta said...

Classic & classy--love it, Bonnie!

Nance said...

Love, love, love this Christmas card! Makes me want to just mass produce a dozen right now!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Sorry I haven't visited in a while, Bonnie! Spotted this beauty in the MM summer link-up, how gorgeous!! I love the felt flower with the pines and holly!!

Pam A said...

Gorgeous card!