Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Less Is More - Jingle all the way

The current challenge over at Less Is More is 'Jingle all the way' - but you don't have to use bells, it can be anything Christmassy. So I opted for a contemporary Christmas tree:
I used:

- 5" x 5" square white card blank

- a NBUS (slap my wrists!) stamp by Rubber Stampede called 'Skinny Tree', stamped using Memento 'Tuxedo Black' ink pad and coloured with Whispers pens. Then added touches of clear Wink of Stella to the star, baubles and flower pot - just a shame it doesn't show up in the photo :(

- and the sentiment is a favourite stamp of mine, called 'Merry Christmas' from Woodware's Francois  Collection. Stamped using Memento 'Tuxedo Black' and then a little bit of tickling with a black Whispers pen to link the sentiment to the ribbon swirl. Why? Just because, that's why!

I managed to catch up with Playground commenting yesterday afternoon, yay! Today we're off to London for the day so mind you all behave in the Playground - pretty please, and Parsnip is on lookout duty.

Di
x

25 comments:

  1. This is an adorable Christmas tree and the sentiment looks like it's jingling!

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  2. Love the tree, Di, have a lovely break!

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  3. Cute Christmas tree! Have a great time in London. xx

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  4. A lovely card Di - I hope you use the stamp again soon as it's fab! Have a good day in London.
    Kath x

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  5. Adorable tree image . . . tut tut for leaving it alone and uninked for so long!

    Have a wonderful day in London . . . hope the weather cheers up for you.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  6. Lovely card there Miss. Whatchyadoing up in London then?
    Hugs
    xx

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  7. So lovely Di is your card l love your tree!! x

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  8. Oh fab tree Di!! Have a fab day in London!!! huggles Sue xxx

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  9. I love this card Di! The tree is so fabulous, even though I'm not contemporary at all, I still love it! Hugs, Brenda

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  10. Lovely jingle creation and I love the tree, simply gorgeous!

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  11. This is a fab little tree Di. Super job!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  12. This is a lovely CAS card Di, and that tree is so cute and funky! Great idea to link the sentiment to the ribbon on the tree too. x

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  13. Fabulous funky Christmas card and love that jolly sentiment stamp.
    Hope you have had a great day in London.

    Kath x

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  14. A lovely take on the theme. Hope you had a safe trip today. The rain has filled up the flood ponds at the side of our house so we are staying put at the moment.
    hugs Mrs A.

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  15. Such a cute little Christmas tree .... I love it!
    Thanks for your lovely comments Di, over on my blog, and for following. I've just returned the compliment! Have a great day xx

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  16. Fantastic tree image Di and love the placement too - makes it perfectly CAS.
    Great colouring and thanks as always for taking part at LIM
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  17. This is an adorable tree...all gangly and cute as a button!

    Great card Di andlove the swirly loops to connect the sentiment.

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  18. Love the image .. Love the CAS look :-) xx

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  19. Super make, Di, loving your tree image too

    Kathyk

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  20. Fab stamp and card Di!
    Thank you for joining us at Less is More this week
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  21. Hello Di

    I am inserting the followers button as soon as I can find it.

    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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