Sunday, February 14, 2010

Winter Wonderland - Colour Challenge

Good Morning folks!
I hope this Sunday finds you all well. It's been a long week for me - I'm still not feeling well and with that comes a complete lack of mojo and will to craft! :(
However, today is another Winter Wonderland challenge and it is to use the colours 'Satsuma, gold & chocolate' - doesn't that sound scrumptious??! The idea for this card evolved in my head
whilst going to sleep a couple of nights ago! I thought the colours would work perfectly for a sunset type of scene and of course, with it being christmas themed, I immediately thought of the 3 Kings!
The card itself is pretty simple - I sponged distress inks (Scattered Straw, Spiced Marmalade, Dried Marigold & Vintage Photo) onto glossy paper and then stamped the image over the top. I don't think there could be a more perfect punch to use than this Moroccan lace. The star is stamped with versamark and gold embossed. The sentiment is cut out with a nesties circle.
I hope you like it! It was very last minute for me (due to my cold) and I don't like feeling this rushed when I do something, but I think it turned out ok.
Thanks for stopping by for a visit today! As always, I truly appreciate your time to pop by and leave a comment! And pop on over to the Winter Wonderland challenge blog and join in with this weeks challenge - hope to see you over there!
Hugs,
Danielle x

17 comments:

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Danielle,
Fabulous card. The colours are so rich and the punched borders are brilliant. Great sentiment.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Teri said...

Your card is gorgeous Danielle! I'm in awe of your sunset .... it's stunning!

Hope you feel better soon xxx

Teri xxx

Teri said...

Gorgeous card hun! Loving the colours in the sunset!!
Hugs,
Teri x

Pascale said...

I love love love it Danielle the colours you have used beautifully gorgeous sentiment and image hugs Pascalex

Lynda said...

Fantastic job with the distress inks Danielle and I love the image - this is what Christmas is all about. It's gorgeous. Hope you're feeling better too.

Love Lynda xxx

amanda stokes said...

Beautiful card!Love the colours
Hugs Amanda xx

Sue said...

Hi Danielle
wow what a striking card, luv the image on that background, beautiful, fabby border, sue,x

Lesley said...

hi huni..this is gorgeous, i love it...and i hope that u feel better really soon...luv n hugs Lesley xx

dolcreations said...

A very striking card with that image and the use of colours! wow!
Love that punch with the theme....Beautiful work Danielle!
I hope you feel better very soon!

Cheryl said...

WOW,I love this image against that fabulous background!!! I hope you feel better soon!!
Hugs xx

Lorraine said...

Love the colours used Danielle and the punch is gorgeous not got this one !!! hope you feel better soon.

LINDA said...

OH Danielle, This is simply stunning!! Love the border punch and the image is just beautiful.. Great job with this challenge too..
Hugs, Linda

joey said...

Hi Danielle

this is truly stunning, gorgeous background and the punch matches the image so perfectly.

Joey.x

Debbie said...

A wonderful card Danielle, a beautiful image and the colours are gorgeous. Debbie x

stampinfrog said...

Danielle this is GORGEOUS! Fantastic sponging for the sunset and the image is perfect for this!
Hope you get to feeling better soon!
Hugs,Connie

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Danielle.

Hugs Riet.xx

Mina said...

wow Danielle I love this, beautiful colours, perfect christmas card
Mina xxx

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