Friday, 11 September 2015

Green and Gold

I love Christmas card challenges as they help me get cards made for my fundraising sale at the end of November.  This week's Less is More challenge is not technically a Christmas card challenge but is perfect for one - it's a colour challenge to use green and gold.

I pulled out one of the very first stamps I ever bought - the lovely Solemn Stillness set from Stampin' Up.


The green part of the tree is stamped with a dye ink, the gold part with a pigment ink with sparkly gold embossing powder added.   I took many photos but could not get one that really showed the sparkle.

 Supplies:

Stamps - SU Solemn Stillness
Ink - StazOn Forest Green, ColorBox Gold
Paper - green, gold, and cream cs
Accessories - gold embossing powder, gold sequins, Lil Inkers stitched rectangle die

9 comments:

  1. This is a PERFECT elegant Christmas card. The hints of gold really give it a gorgeous flair!

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  2. Great green and gold card Susan, love the pretty tree too ;) Viv xx

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  3. A stunning image and beautiful crisp and clean layout.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  4. Beautifully done, the mix of green and gold looks superb on your tree!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  5. A very effective, modern and clean card. Love the gold over the green tree x I can never ever take a photo that shows sparkle etc. either!

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  6. I can see some sparkle! Love this tree and it's perfect for this challenge!

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  7. Love the vibrant green tones and that sketchy tree is fantastic. Love the embossed gold over the top.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  8. Beautiful and elegant. Great card Susan! xx

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  9. What a gorgeous tree and love your card, very stylish!
    Thank you for joining our colour challenge
    Anne
    Less is More

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