Saturday, November 7, 2015

Red, Gold (and Green!)

Happy Saturday, blogger peeps!  I'm back today to share another Christmas card:
I just wanna say that my picture of this card is absolutely horrible!  I couldn't get the colors "just right," no matter what I tried to do in Picasa!  IRL, this red is not quite so orange!  Be that as it may, this version of this card is actually attempt #4!  I was trying before to make it in this red and white, but each time I kept messing something up!  This version uses Recollections gold tinsel embossing powder for the sentiment, on the die cut candles, and on the layer behind the top red layer.  Matchy, matchy!  :)
Merry Monday #178:  Red and Gold (no green as my title would just reminded me of the Culture Club song, "Karma Chameleon!"
12 Months of Christmas Link Up #11:  Sparkle, sparkle everywhere!
Glory of Christmas #71:  Glitter and/or Shine
Sparkles Christmas #59:  Christmas decorations
CHNC November Extra:  Anything Christmas
Crafty Calendar:  Sparkle, bling and card has lotsa sparkle!
Papertake Weekly:  Anything goes
Thanks for stopping by my blog today!  Enjoy the rest of the weekend, and God bless!


  1. Wow, that's a fabulous card! I love the Image!!!

    Thanks for playing along with our Sparkles Christmas Challenge for November and good luck!

    Doris *GDT*

  2. I love the red card base - works beautifully with the gold!

  3. Lovely card with a beautiful image, thanks for sharing at Sparkles Christmas Monthly.

    Pat xx

  4. I think this is gorgeous, Marie! The gold die cut and embossing are striking on the red! I know how hard it is to photograph! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

  5. Gorgeous card, Marie! Perfect use of this die. Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

  6. Oooo . . . very pretty! The red and gold are beautiful together. Thanks for playing with CHNCC2.

  7. A fabulous card - I love red and gold for Christmas cards. Thank you for joining us at Sparkles Christmas Challenge.
    Kath - GD

  8. Lovely card, the gold sparkle looks fab on red. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge.
    Katrina x

  9. A really great card - thanks for joining us at Sparkles Christmas.

    Helen x



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