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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Paper Take Weekly Challenge ~ "Red and Green Must Not Be Seen Christmas " Card

Hi everyone!
Today's challenge at Paper Take Weekly is to create a Christmas card without any red or green. Sure makes you think outside of the box! I have done a couple of blue and white cards already this month so I went a different direction. 
I got tons of  "cocoa" themed ribbons in this month's ribbon of the month kit from Really Reasonable Ribbon and wanted to play with some of it.


The stamp is from Studio G Clear Stamps. I have had it for a couple of years (don't even remember where I got it) and it had never been inked. I thought the poke-a-dot trees would work perfectly with that yummy poke-a-dot ribbon.
The papers are Brown Bag and Hot Fudge from The Paper Temptress, plus a piece of a speckled natural color from my scrap stash.
I used Staz-On Timber Brown ink.

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Hope to see you in the challenge!
Hugs,
True :D

14 comments:

Thea said...

WOW, this works to well! I love what you came up with here.

Lorraine A said...

fabulous acrd True :-) the trees are lovely and the sewing and ribbon are perfect :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Rita Hutcheson-Cobbs said...

Very cute card...

Sheena said...

I love this..so simple but so pretty..I love the colors :) TFS

Chrissie said...

I love this card True!
Just yummy!
Chrissie

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

This is a gorgeous project using Kraft cardstock. Please consider entering it at the Kraft Holiday Challenge for a chance to win prizes! http://thekraftjournal.blogspot.com/2010/11/kraft-journal-holiday-challenge.html

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

Thanks so much for entering this project at the Kraft Journal... I just adore it (but you knew that already!) :-)

Heidi said...

I love the browns/sepia take on the christmas trees, thanks for visiting my blog and becoming a follower, I have a long way to go before I have the same number as you. but you do have to start somewhere and I think 21 (now) in less than six months isn't too bad.
Hope you continue to like what you see on my blog, (I love the look of the pie a few posts down, bet you had a wonderful thanksgiving) Hugs Heidi x

Lisa Jane said...

Beautiful card - love the colour and those little trees
I have become a follower .. thank you for becoming one of mine
Lisa ;)

HappyCrafter said...

What a sweet card, love the earth tones!

Audrey said...

What a gorgeous card! I love the CAS look of it!

lalkygirl said...

hi trudy
what a beautiful card , i love its elegant simplicity and style,stunning
thanks for visiting my blog and bercoming a follower
happy crafting
tracey x[lalkygirl]

Aussie Loz said...

Hi True, wow, I love those colours and the cute simple design! Thanks for the lovely comments on my blog... I'm already one of your followers!! ♥

jules said...

love this look it's so neat!!