Thursday, December 17, 2015

Embrace Your Inner Elf – a Christmas card with bright, non-traditional colors

Whimsie Doodles Embrace Your Inner Elf digital stamp, non-traditional Christmas card  by Paperesse.

Right about now, at the end of my Christmas card making marathon, I am sick of red and green. Give me some fushia, some bright orange, a little purple! Done. And here you have the result.

This card is for my Diva Auntie, as I secretly call her. She's 89 and such an interesting lady. She loves color and hates boring anything, especially clothes, so I know she'll appreciate this one.

Some might say, 'But it doesn't look like Christmas.' And the problem is?

The digistamp is a smile starter – Inner Elf – from Whimsie Doodles. The paper is Tactile Studio Venus digital paper pack.

Supply List
Paper – cardstock, Tactile Studio Venus digital paper pack
Digital Stamp and sentiment – Whimsie Doodles Inner Elf
Color – Caran d'Ache Luminance 6901 pencils
Dies – Die-namics Oval stax
Embellishments – button, twine, pearls

I'm linking up with: 2 Crafty Girls #8 – Anything Goes, Craft Rocket Challenges #5 – Anything Goes, Crafty Girls Creations #11 – Anything Goes, Moving Along With the Times – To a Special Person at Christmas, Hanna and Friends – Christmas in Unusual Colors, and Digital Delights Monthly #5 – Anything Goes.


Stampsnob. said...

Too cute love the colors TFS Craft Rocket Challenges Lis DT

Suzanne said...

Ha! I LOVE this! The sentiment and the colours. So funky.


~ginny said...

You rock Shani! Power to the non-traditional among us - I would lay odds I would like your Diva Auntie! Are you using pencils to color? LOve the shading you are getting with your technique...loverly!

Lori Kobular said...
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Lori Kobular said...

Love the bright colors on your fun card! Those shoes are great and I love the way you colored them. Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Rocket Challenges!

lisa808 said...

I love non-traditional colors for Christmas. Super cute image.

NickScrapShack said...

I´ll like it and I´m sure your auntie will love it

Wendy L said...

Lovely bright card, thanks for joining us at MAWTT. xxx

Polka Dot Orchard said...

Very creative card. Thanks for joining 2 Crafty Girls Anything Goes Challenge.
Happy Holidays,
DT Jessica
Creative Crafting Designs

Unknown said...

Gorgeous, as are all your Shani ! Happy Noel!

Clur said...

A stunning card Shani! Clare x

Unknown said...

So cute! Love it! Thank you for joining us at 2 Crafty Girls challenge. We hope you will join us again soon. Mary (DT)x

** Line** said...

That´s a great image! Thanks for joining us at Hanna& Friends with your great card!
We wish you a merry x-mas
hugs Line

Fanny DG said...

Ohhh, je ne l'avais pas vu!! Très belle carte, très colorée et festive!
Très beaux papiers et belle image, tout est beaux!

Helen said...

A great card - thanks for joining us at the Crafty Girls Challenge.

Helen x

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