Monday, 22 December 2014

Neutral Christmas

Today's card was one that I did on the weekend - inspired by the current challenge over at the Card Concept to use neutral colours:

I found a panel of a snowflake wreath (Hampton Arts) white embossed on kraft paper when I was cleaning my desk and I decided that it would be a perfect base for my card. Here is how I finished it off:

I added some wood veneer snowflakes and some dark brown liquid pearls to the wreath, wrapped some Hemptique twine around the panel, and layered two Penny Black "Merry" die cuts to the centre of the wreath. For the card base, I used some kraft paper and I stamped the Penny Black "Christmas" background stamp onto it using some SSS Fog ink - I wanted a really subtle tone-on-tone effect but I think that it may have come out to subtle...

I will link this card to the Card Concept Challenge where I think it fits in the clean and layered category and also to Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge where it is a winter inspired theme.

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Wow, so warm and fabulous, Jill! Thank you for sharing with us at The Card Concept. Happy Holidays!

  2. Love your card Jill! It is not to subtle at all! So glad you played along with the The Card Concept team and I (GD). We sure do appreciate it! Merry Christmas!

  3. Hi Jill, Beautiful card!! Great design!! Merry Christmas!!!

  4. Beautiful card! Such a lovely design! Very pretty!

    Happy Holidays!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  5. I love the earthiness of this outstanding design, Jill! That looks more like a table-top decoration than a card!! Thank you for coming to visit me! I'd love to have you pop back and join as a follower, if you like. If you add the blue Blogger "Join as a Follower" button, I could join you, too, since I'm not a member of Google+. I hope you had a wonderful holiday and I wish you all the best in the new year!! Hugs, Darnell

  6. gorgeous colours Jill and love the texture. Haven't seen you post for a bit, hoping all is well with you xx