Sunday, November 18, 2012

Christmas Poinsettia


Hi everyone.  Today's card is the fourth (and final) entry for a DT call for Inkspirational.  I have really enjoyed the challenge of making four cards ... all for different types of challenges (CASE, Color, Sketch and Photo).  Today it's the CASE (copy and share everything) challenge:




I made my version of the card above, keeping it CAS (clean and simple) by removing the strip of designer paper that goes across the middle of the card.  Instead, I highlighted that same area on my card with two rows of paper piercing.  I decided that the elegant poinsettia dictated that I didn't round the bottom corners of the card.  Hope you like.



Stamps:  Beautiful Season (SU!)
Paper:  White (Neenah); Real Red, Old Olive (SU!)
Ink:  Old Olive, Real Red (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Blooming Poinsettia die (Poppy Stamps), paper piecing tool and template, mat, sponge, glue, adhesives, glue, and dimensionals



Here's a close-up of the poinsettia:






12 comments:

  1. Another stunner, Loll! The poinsettia looks so dramatic against the plain white background.

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  2. Gorgeous card! LOVE the richness of the poinsetta petals and the double row of paper piercing.

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  3. Loll, your poinsettia is glorious!!! WOW! Such fantastic detail! Beautiful Christmas card!!!!!

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  4. Wow is all I can say. Love your designs that give inspiration to all of us. Using the paper piercing gives it dimension without clutter! I am using my poinsettia die on a lot of my seasonal cards. Drama and richness as stated above!

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  5. Stunning card Loli your poinsettia is gorgeous

    Anne

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  6. Your card is gorgeous - that flower looks amazing:) Good luck for the DT call - hugs x x

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  7. Loll your card is divine. I love your bright poinsettia flower on all that white space, and a fabulous idea to paper pierce in place of the dsp strip. Gorgeous.

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  8. This is beautiful! What a lovely poinsettia! You're making me want to buy that die (but I already own the Spellbinders one - can I justify two?!!).

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    1. Definitely Susan ... the more the merrier!! :)

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  9. This is AMAZING, Loll!! LOVE the amazing CAS layout and the gorgeous bloom you've created! Thanks so much for joining in my DT call--can't wait to see your last project! Good luck! :)

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  10. And what a terrifc finale it is Loll! You are an amazing talent with those layered flowers and CAS cards! Hugs D

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