Sunday, November 26, 2017

November Rudolph Days

Hi everyone.  Today's card is for the last challenge of the year at Rudolph Days.  I've had lots of fun playing along this year and it's helped build my Christmas cards throughout the year.  Thanks to Maureen (Scraps of Life for Scrappymo!) for all her hard work running this challenge.

If you want to play along, the challenge is open from Nov. 25 - 30 and it's an "Anything Goes Christmas" challenge.

I bought this die a few months ago and have gotten a lot of use from it this year for my Christmas cards.  Makes for an easy card by just adding a white die-cut over a colourful background.  For today's rainbow background I sponged DOX inks onto white Neenah card stock.  The inks blend so beautifully.  I splattered with diluted white acrylic paint for the falling snow.  The panel was then cut down to size to match the die-cut.  A silver stamped sentiment finishes the card.

Thanks for coming by for a visit!






Stamps:  Festive Snippets (Penny Black)
Paper:  White (Neenah 110 lb. card stock)
Ink:  Distress Oxides:  Salty Ocean, Picked Raspberry, Ripe Persimmon, Mustard Seed, Peacock Feathers; Silver Delicata (Tsukineko)
Accessories & Tools:  Sponges, Deer & Trees die (AliExpress), white acrylic paint, paint brush for splattering

Challenges:
November Rudolph Days

36 comments:

  1. Stunning ! love the white against the beautiful coloured background.

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  2. Hi Loll,
    Happy Rudolf Days.
    What a a very wonderful card and such a very super design too.
    Love your inked background it looks amazing.
    Thank you for joining the Rudolf Challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  3. Glorious background and the white die cut looks amazing against it x Hope the holiday weekend was a beautiful one for you and your family? x

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  4. Fabulous card, the rainbow background is gorgeous and great die too
    Hugs Kaz xx

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  5. Beautiful background. Lovely card. [Bunny]

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  6. wonderful rainbow background with the all white - love it!!

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  7. Love this rainbow bg, Loll. I never think to use rainbow colors but it works so well!!

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  8. It's a gorgeous die, and one I'd not have thought to try with the rainbow background effect. Which is dazzling behind the crisp white of this winter scene. So glad Rudy Day has helped build your stash. I've missed seeing all the wonderful creations at Maureen's Rudolph Days. TFS & Hugs

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  9. What a beautiful card Loll! I love that die and you have made such a beautiful card with it and the rainbow background. I have just learned about AliExpress a month or so ago, how are you liking them? Hugs, Brenda

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  10. OMG, Loll...I Love your DOX rainbow sponged background with snow splatters. So beautiful behind your wonderful die cut deer scene, which I have to because of your sweet gift:-) Hugs and Happy Holidays my friend.

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  11. Really gorgeous background and love the white images on it. Gorgeous card.

    Kath x

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  12. Oh My! This is so beautiful, Loll! Love it!

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  13. Love your rainbow background and what a fabulously simple die cut to make this a truly lovely cas Christmas card. Nice falling snow too Loll.

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  14. I am loving this die cut, Loll! It's perfect for your gorgeous rainbow background!

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  15. That is such a pretty die Loll and I'm extremely fond of nontraditional colors on Christmas cards. Beautiful blending in your gorgeous background colors. Those colors remind me of the pretty winter days that are not so bad- brighter skies and maybe even a little sun.

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  16. That background is truly spectacular paired with the white die cuts, Loll!

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  17. Stunning Loll. I just love your colorful background. Swoon. So beautiful with your white die cuts!

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  18. Loll, the rainbow colours are gorgeous, it makes for such a happy Christmas card love it :)

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  19. What a wonderful background with the gorgeous rainbow of colours! The white silhouette die cut is perfect against it.

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  20. This is gorgeous... caught my eye on my reading list and so I came in for a closer look. ❤

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  21. This looks stunning Loll .... I love the rainbow background behind that pretty white die cut ..... a gorgeous Christmas card xx

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  22. LOVE your background Loll...so colorful and a perfect backdrop for your lovely diecut! (You'll have to check out what I did with that same die cut for this week's Merry Monday challenge) I love how DOX inks blend too and what a perfect way to do it with rainbow colors...it really makes your little scene pop! Lovely, lovely card my friend!! :0)

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  23. What a glorious background to show off that beautiful die cut! Wow!! A stunner of a card! Thanks so much for sharing, Loll! :) Hugs!

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  24. Fabulous card, Loll, the background is just stunning! xx

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  25. Your inky background is so beautiful and perfect for this fabulous die cut.
    Love the pop of the white against the inky colours.
    Thanks for taking part in the November Rudolph days Challenge.

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  26. I agree Loll, that is one cool die and looks fantastic with your colourful background...nice card

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  27. I love this card, Loll! The rainbow color background is stunning with the white die-cut, and the acrylic paint spatters are perfect. The blend of DOX inks looks so beautiful and smooth. Hideko xx

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  28. OMG! This is gorgeous, Loll! Your rainbow ink blended background looks amazing and your white die cuts really pops. The splatters add incredible texture. LOVE this!

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  29. Oh Loll, you make me wan to pull my DOX out and play again, think I almost have enoughttory this with a different Die!
    Thanks for sharing your inspiration!
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

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  30. Just GORGEOUS, Loll.

    Hope you are well

    Kathyk - GUEST Design Team Member - Scraps of Life

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  31. So beautiful with those rainbow colors in the sky.

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  32. amazing card, you are incredible!
    hugs xx

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  33. The aurora borealis is jealous of your wonderful background, Loll.

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  34. Magical, Loll ... I was just thinking that gorgeous background puts me in mind of the aurora borealis ... and saw Bobby's comment above me! Great minds (tee hee!). Hugs, Anita :)

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  35. Your rainbow background looks so beautiful, Loll. I love how it enhances and magnificently emphasizes the white forest scene. The card is unique.
    Hugs,
    BożenA

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