Saturday, October 17, 2009

Bright Tilda and a redo.

I love how this card turned out! I think it's one of my favorite holiday ones I've made this year. I saw this layout for a challenge today on Unscripted Sketches, and had to play along. I love clean lines, and this has them! One of my blogger friends, Alanna, is on their DT. Make sure you say hi if you have time to play along with them!

Than for Just Magnolia it was to use bright and zingy. I love bright colors at Christmas time, so I made a holiday card. I'm married to a traditional color scheme man, so I don't get to go crazy with those fun colors that I see in stores during the holidays. But love using it in my scrapbook pages, and holiday cards. I paper pieced her hat and dress.
Than at JUGS, it was a challenge to use pure poppy, aqua mist and cream. Gotta say I love what they call their blog! Basic Grey's Eskimo kisses fit this color scheme. I switched out the aqua mist, and used cool Caribbean instead, because it matched a touch better. I kept it simple on the embellishments. I used my bow tier from Susana's Store. Love that thing!

Other supplies: pure poppy cardstock, cool Caribbean cardstock, stickles, SU punches, SU sentiment, nesties.

I decided the double sides of the blocks I made for Mrs. Day weren't decorated enough, so I added some more bling to it. I think it looks filled in better now on those two sides. I saw her at Target on Friday, and was telling her how excited I was to give it to her. Can't wait to see her expression on Monday! You can see my first take on it on the post below this one.

Thanks for stopping by!

25 comments:

Lynne in NI said...

Awww your little Christmas pixie is so cute, and I love her paper pieced outfit!
And those blocks are gorgeous, what a lovely gift!
:o)

Lisa Kind said...

Love your card! That little pixie girl is just too cute! And isn't that Eskimo Kisses dp fabulous? I used the plaid on my card too...so nontraditional! Thanks for playing our JUGs challenge! Hope to see you again!

Tammi said...

She's so cute in her outfit and your coloring is beautiful, love it Anna!

debbies said...

She's adorable Anna!!! Hopefully a SWEET surprise will arrive in the mail this week. Your blocks were cute before and even cuter now.

debbies said...

Jinx!!!! Tammi and posted at the exact same moment.

Sparkle said...

What lovely projects! I love your card.

Sarah said...

She is too cute! Great card and fun colors!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Unscripted Sketches this week.
Sarah M
Unscripted DT

Danni said...

Wonderful card and fun on the blocks! Great job!

Keri Lee Sereika said...

Suuuper cute! Your fine detail trimming is amazing! WOW! Thanks for playing along with US this week!

Andrea M said...

Awesome job! Love the magnolia image - so cute. The blocks are gorgeous - great gift :)

Alanna said...

Cute, cute card Anna. Love what you did with the US sketch. Hey, and thanks for the shout out too.

And the blocks look even better. I hope you'll be blogging about her reaction when she receives this awesome gift.

Steph said...

Fantastic take on this weeks US sketch Anna! Love this card. The details and image are fabulous! Great job! So glad you joined us at US this week!

Kim said...

She is too cute. Love the paper piecing and beautiful paper. Blocks look perfect! Love all the little bits you added.

Dawn said...

I just love your little girl...what beautiful work!So glad you played along with US this week.

Susan said...

This is a great card! I love the image ... total sweetness! Thanks for playing along with US.

Stampin' Pam said...

Totally adorable image and card. I'm really needing to look at that new paper - it's SO cool with this color challenge. The little bit of sparkle is sweet as well. Thanks so much for playing with Just Us Girls this week. Hope to see you for our new challenge next Saturday!

Rachel Hope said...

Adorable!!! Great colors!

Barb said...

Super cute, Anna! Great coloring, too :)

Liz said...

Thanks for playing at unscripted Great take on the sketch Love that cute elf

Dana Gustafson said...

What a sweet little elf! I want socks like her! :) I love all of your layers and the awesoem DP!

So glad you played along with Just Us Girls this week!

Rach said...

Such a sweet card, fabulous papers and colours, thank you for joining us at just magnolia.xx

Maria Levine said...

Great card and those blocks are fabulous. Thanks for playing along with JUGS this week.

Marcy said...

You're right...the paper is perfect for the cute pixie. This card is adorable. Wonderful job.
Thanks for playing along with US this week.

Kristin Bueter said...

What a CUTE magnolia stamp!! She's just adorable :) I love the patterned papers you used and your coloring is fab!!

Thanks so much for playing with Just Us Girls this week! Hope to see you again on Saturday. Our sweet Mona is hosting a 3-D challenge!

dstandard said...

This is just adorable - love the colors and stamping!