Thursday, November 15, 2012

Traditional Touches Times Two

Try saying that three times fast!

Here's the first one.

Retrosketch provided the layout.  I flipped it.

And while I was at it...

The colors are from the Color Challenge at SCS this week.

Tempting Turquoise ---- Pear Pizazz ----- Gumball Green 
Dessert is Washi tape.

I still don't have any Washi tape and I'm too lazy busy to make any of the faux tape.

This was a big step for me to use Turquoise on a Christmas card. And no red.

I used quite a few snippets, so I'll skip over the the playground at Pixies Crafty Workshop and do some sharing there.

All supplies are Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted

Card Recipe (card 1)
Stamps:  Traditional Touches, Easy Events (card 1), More Merry Messages (card 2)
Ink:  Gumball Green, SU Markers (Pear Pizzazz, Gumball Green, Tempting Turquoise
Paper:  Whisper White, Gumball Green, scraps of Pear Pizzazz
Other:  Big Shot, Square Lattice EF, Island Indigo Baker's Twine (died Tempting Turquoise), Crystal Effects (card 1), Basic Pearls, Branch Punch (MS)

Thanks for stopping in for a look.




Unknown said...

I love these cards, love the little baubles hanging, and the turquoise is a nice touch.

jimlynn said...

Both are superb! You used my very favorite Square Lattice embossing folder too! Beautiful cards for the holidays.

Cynthia said...

Awww, these are so cute! LOVE the colors. And I also love the way you've got the branches up at the top. Very cool!

Loll said...

Both cards are so beautiful, Bonnie! Love the pine branches at the top. Those ornaments look fabulous with the jewelled decorations. Love the glossy accents as well.

laurie said...

Saw this on my reader and had to check it out! love this card!

Sherry Eckblad said...

Beautiful cards Bonnie. I love the glossy accents on the ornaments.

Darnell said...

I love the turquoise! Nontraditional colors are all the rage this year. Beautiful cards, Bonnie.

And BTW, new blog design right? I mean, do I have permanent brain damage now? (Yes, how would we know? Hahaha.) I like what you've done with the place!!

Sue - said...

Two lovely cards. And love the CAS look.

Di said...

Hi Bonnie - this is fabulous, really elegant. You'd laugh, I'm surfing in bed with my morning cuppa and showed your lovely card to Len. 'That's real class' said he, to which I replied 'it is indeed Klass', to which he said 'huh?' - so I had to explain :)

Snort, he could become a follower!

Hugs, Di xx

Benzi said...

I really do like these colors and I make a good many Christmas cards with non traditional colors. I also love ornament cards. Beautifully done, Bonnie.

Kim S said...

I LOVE those colors surrounded by all that white! The ornaments are so cute and tiny but absolutely pop!

Sarn said...

Love these two cards Bonnie. Very pretty and very classy xxx

Aimee Cretsinger said...

Beautiful Bonnie! i love the Crystal Effects on the ornaments!

Aileen said...

Both lovely cards Bonnie. You are so good following sketches and making them your own. x

Patrice said...

Great card - I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup this week!

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Beautiful & elegant card Bonnie. I love the colors and the tiny ornaments ! Happy Weekend, Shirleyx

MaryH said...

It IS hard to make a Christmas card, and use non-traditional colors. It is for me too! You did it perfectly. Your ornaments are so pretty in turquoise & green, looked quite festive. Loved the layouts you followed so well, and the Emb. Folders too. I don't think the Washi was missed at all. Great cards. TFS

~Tammy~ said...

I love these colors together and this is so beautiful! I like to make many cards with non-traditional colors even though I am pretty traditional at heart! Gorgeous!

Jules said...

Hi Bonnie

Love the colours you have worked with here. Two beautiful Christmas cards.

Hope you are having good weekend.

Love Jules xx

Bernie said...

Beautiful cards Bonnie. I love the glossy accents on the ornaments. That color combo is fantastic.