Friday, April 13, 2018

♥creamsicle christmas♥*

we are headed into the second week of our dreamy inspiration photo challenge at ♥JINGLE BELLES♥ so you still have plenty of time to join the fun! here's the pic again:

and here's what i made this time:

patterned paper: basic grey, studio calico, lilybee design, echo park; washi tapes: freckled fawn, october afternoon, studio calico, hambly; white glitter paper: best creation; ink: colorbox; adhesives: elmers brand gluetape, 3m foam tape, sewing machine

i mentioned last week that for anyone who's not a fan of the bright orange-- or perhaps just doesn't have much in the way of orange supplies-- there are a couple of ways to go: you can ignore the colors completely, and focus on selected elements like the tree, the fireplace, the presents, etc; OR you can just tone them waaaaaaaaaaay down. in actual fact, this card is closer, proportionally, to how much bright color is in that room compared with how much white + neutral there is. again, i've got nothing in the way of "holiday" supplies, except for that awesome memory box die, "marvelous pine". i do have a bunch of different whites-- including a whitish woodgrain and some white glitter paper for a bit of sparkle it's hard to see in the picture. my pops of vivid color come from washi tape, and i've put the entire panel onto a much softer orange background.

don't forget to hop over to ♥JINGLE BELLES♥ and check out stephanie's second card; not to mention the amazing work that's already in our fab readers' gallery!

*someone on facebook last week pointed out that that the colors are kind of sherbet-ish... and i had to agree... yet another reason to love this inspo pic, eh? :)


  1. Another beautiful inspiration card, that is a gorgeous tree and I do love the pop of colour and I could totally replicate this card but the thought of that bright washi take scared me. (but I have it)

  2. Gorgeous card, loving the hint of orange./


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