Monday, 31 October 2016

My Front Door at Christmas

Merry Monday has a great challenge this week:


My house has white wooden siding with a blue front door.  I always put a wreath on the door - lots of greenery and lots of holly berries.  So I made a card to represent that:


I did a background using a striped embossing folder, then die cut a blue front door. 

The wreath is made with bits of various green dps using the Martha Stewart pine branch die, with each punched piece cut in half as I needed to make a very small wreath.  I used a circle die cut with two Nesties as the base to glue the punched pieces to. 

I used some whole punched pieces for the swag above the door.  Lots of red gemstones were added to represent holly berries, and a larger pale gold gemstone is the door handle.

A banner die cut with a red vertical sentiment finishes it off.

Thanks, Bonnie, for a great Merry Monday challenge that was a lot of fun to do!






Supplies:
Stamps - Rosie's Roadshow sentiment
Ink - SU Real Red
Paper - white and blue cs, scraps of various green dps
Size - A2
Accessories - Sizzix striped embossing folder, Martha Stewart pine branch punch, Memory Box door die and Banners die, Nesties small circle dies, red and pale gemstones 



10 comments:

  1. OMG Susan, Your striped EB folder looks just like boards..great idea. I Love your pretty wreath with berries, swag above door and gemstone door handle (so clever). TFS my friend. Hugs, nancy

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  2. Beautiful card. Love the blue door and all the pretty greenery. Great idea to use the striped EF sideways to resemble boards.

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  3. Wonderful card Susan, thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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  4. Your door is decorated beautifully, Susan! I love the blue with the beautiful greenery and berries! Great texture and dimension! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

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  5. This is so pretty!! LOVE how you've decorated YOUR door. :) I always put a wreath on the door too ... but it's a large gold jingle bell wreath. xx

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  6. This is so pretty Susan. Love that blue door and the lovely wreath. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

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  7. Beautiful Susan! So festive and love your wreath!

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  8. Darling wreath and I love your blue door too!!

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  9. Excellent Susan! Nice that you made it just like your home.

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