Dec 8, 2009

Inspired by the "12 days of christmas" - DTC36

Happy Tuesday all!!
Hope everyone is doing great and enjoys this holiday season! I am all set, presents are just about all bought and my tree is up and looks pretty :-) Just have lots of wrapping to do now.

Today's card is for this week's digital tuesday challenge. Our hostess Lorraine chose an awesome challenge for us, to make a card inspired by a Christmas verse or carol. So much fun!!

My first song choice was "Jingle Bells" and I really wanted to make a card inspired by "Dashing through the snow in a one-horse open sleigh". But, since my husband didn't get a chance to draw me a "one horse open sleigh" image and I could not find one online, I thought of my "lovebirds on a branch" image and immediately had the "12 days of christmas" song in mind.




I did minimal coloring with Stampin Up markers and copics. Used the Martha Stewart branch punch and some red brads for a christmassy feel. I also added frosted lace stickles to some of the branches to make it look cold.
My designer paper is from Stampin Up from a couple of years ago. Card stock is white and sage shadow.

I layered the image on a paper doily. To finish off the card I added some ribbon, sentiment on the tag and cuttlebugged corners with charms on each one.

This image is available in my etsy store, and right now if you buy 3 images you can choose 2 additional images for free.

This card also fits the challenge at this week's cupcake craft challenge with a similar theme "Sing a christmas carol".

Ok, that's it for today, if you're up for a fun challenge why not join us at digital tuesday for a chance to win some digis from my store the Digital Stamp Oasis.

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Love this adorable image, will be joining in again.

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  2. Ellie, this is absolutely gorgeous!!!


    Have a great day!
    blessings, Maria

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  3. What a cute card. I love the image and the papers are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  4. Such a beautiful card and great take on the theme! Love the branches! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Craft Challenge!
    Shelly ;)

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  5. I adore this card...just delightful :-)
    The branches and brads add a big 'wow' to the lovely image.

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    Thank you, Ellie, for visiting me and your nice comment
    x

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  6. This is GORGEOUS!! Love the colors! So pretty!

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