Friday, 11 May 2012

Christmas Card with Stripes

The challenge for this week over at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge is to use stripes. A quick rummage through my Christmas stuff and this is what I came up with:
I used:

- white DL card stock

- backing paper and die cut topper by Craftwork Cards, free with Creative Cardmaking Magazine some while back

- perfectly matching ribbon from the ribbon box - yay, I love it when that happens :)

- Josy Rose nail heads

Super quick make today, I love it when a plan comes together - unlike yesterday's card and all the angst over those Spellbinders dies.

Friday Feast will be posted tomorrow, it's a scummy cake but I need to write up the recipe yet. Told you I was busy :)

Di
x

16 comments:

Amanda said...

Love the card Di, adore anything striped. Hugs, Amanda x

Catherine said...

Fan Christmas card, love the stripes....

Jules said...

Hi Di

I think your Christmas card box must be starting to get nicely filled by now!!

Loving the colours on this one very much.

Love Jules xx

...the yorkshire fox... said...

...loVely festive colours Di but it does scare me a little to see christmas trees in May, mind you in a blink the season will be here...loVely card...Mel :)

Hazel said...

Perfect stripes for my CHNC challenge 71, Di - a very elegant card - thanks for joining in x

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

PERFECT for the challenge. Loving this stripey Crimble card.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

~Tammy~ said...

I know I have some stips in my Christmas scrap stash...I wish I had time to play and knock out another Christmas make!

Have a great weekend Di! :-))))

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Di,

What a perfect card for Christmas. Stripes makes me think of candy canes!

Have a great weekend.

Hugs,
Kay

I'm going to Colorado on Monday so may be missing from blogland for a bit.

Irene said...

Brilliant Christmas card Di, and I love the stiped paper and sentiment. You can't go wrong with Craftwork cards.
luv
irene
xxxx

Karen said...

Just like a candy cane - love it! Karen x

Anonymous said...

Great chrimbo card Di, perfectly straight stripes and great colours.

Well done on your 'less is more' entry winner.

Have a great night xx

Kathleen said...

Great striped paper and a really a brill quick make, love the matching ribbon.
Why is it we retired people are always busy and yet when we worked we had time for everything.
Must be that 3 letter word?

Kath x

Kathleen said...

Oh, flipping heck, forgot to say Big Congratulations on being showcased on LIM, well I presume it's you as it was while I was away. Had a phone call in the middle of writing my previous comment so it went out of my mind.

Kath x

Elizabeth said...

Super card, Di. Love that ribbon and the topper is fab. Looking forward to the cake recipe tomorrow. Hugs, Elizabeth x

Samantha Elliott said...

Gorgeous card Di. Lovely stwipes!!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I'm not much for stripes, but this is a terrific card and the nice long length of it is perfect for stripes.