Monday, July 6, 2015

Gray, purple and silver, oh my!

Sorry for the silly title, but I couldn't think of anything!  I would like to share with you my newest Christmas card for 2015:
I am quite happy with how this eventually turned out!  I've been creating the ornament for the last few started life as a tissue box, then with the help of my Cuttlebug, Spellbinders Heirloom Ornaments 2012 and  Blossom 5, 2 shades of gray cardstock, silver and purple shimmer paper, the MS fern punch, Tim Holtz Seedless Preserves, MS Punch Around the Page, Memento London Fog ink, some Stickles, Papertrey Ink Signature Christmas, vellum, string beads, bling, and various adhesives (whew!)...I ended up with this!
After taking this picture, I realize I probably should have grabbed a different bottle of Stickles for the flowers, as this one has too much gold in it, but, too late now!  It looks better IRL, trust me!
The 12 Months of Christmas Link up: Holiday traditions, ornament exchange
CSAYL #50:   Snow or Glitter
The Glory of Christmas:  Gifts or anything goes
CHNC Extra:  Anything goes
Jingle Belles:  Silver Bells; silver or bells, or both
CHNC #236:  Include a sentiment
Winter Wonderland:  All that glitters
Crafty Calendar:  Christmas in July
Papertake Weekly:  Take your pick...Technique challenge...tissue box (chipboard) ornament
Ooh-la-la #184:  All that glitters
Thanks so much for taking the time to stop in!  Have a crafty week!


  1. This is so pretty love the colours you have chosen...thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar this month and good luck! hugs Sue J DT x

  2. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us at CSAYL.
    Sue x

  3. Thanks for entering The Glory of Christmas challenge 62 with your lovely crafting, Hazel, DT - thanks also for entering this into both of my CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon. x

  4. Absolutely stunning ... purple is the perfect hue to pair with silver ... I really love all of your fun little details ... thanks so much for joining us as we celebrate Silver Belles at Jingle Belles.

  5. This is a fabulous Christmas card, pretty non traditional colours.
    Thank you for joining us at CHNC Challenge Extra this month.
    I am having a little giveaway on my blog if you would like to take a look -

  6. Great card, thanks for playing along at winter wonderland this week. Hugs Andrea DT

  7. holy WOW that is the most gorgeous bauble EVER and it started as... a tissue box??!?!? you are just BEYOND clever miss marie! i loooooooove this! thanks for joining our JINGLE BELLES fun! <3

  8. Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at The Glory of Christmas. Hope to see you again next time.

  9. Lovely card thank you for joining us at Ooh La la Creations hugs Sue DT xx

  10. Gorgeous card Marie, thank you for playing along with us at Ooh La La Creations, best of luck xxx

  11. Beautiful card, love the colours you chose! Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month & good luck!
    hugs Jo x



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