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Tuesday, 7 August 2018

It's simply 'Merry'

Hello and Welcome. Here's what I have been up to for
the CAS Christmas Challenge. This month's prompt is Tree
Such a simple one? Which way will I go? Dies or Stamps?


I landed up with trees as I had this tiny stitched cut out
 left over from a previous card and 
 a perfect backdrop for my snowy trees.
It's simply smooched lots with Screamin' Banshee Black Magicals.
You will see it used quite a bit in the lead up to Christmas.
I cut out my trees with some Mulberry type paper
heat embossed and added glitter, I flicked
some white acrylic paint to the background sky for the snow,
popping the trees and adding a star.
Cut out the Merry from Lawn Fawn.
Card Base is Ripple Card Stock.


Since I am WAY BEHIND with Christmas cards
I'm sure you will see more before the end of the month.

I will added this to the Monochrome Magic Challenge Gallery
for the  
as I have only used the Black Magicals 
as my Monochorome colour.
Hope that it counts.
Thanks for dropping in.

Hope you leave a comment as I love reading them.


18 comments:

Doreen said...

Love the fab trees and great details.xxx

Shona Erlenborn said...

This is stunning Ina! Loving the background - the trees pop from it so beautifully. Awesome creation.

Shona Erlenborn said...

Fabulous make Ina. That background with the Magicals is awesome and the perfect backdrop for your popped up trees. Beautiful make!

*Vicki* said...

The texture on your tree looks stunning Ina! What a beautiful design!

Barb Ghig said...

Your background is so striking and I love your choice of trees! Beautiful card, Ina!

Loll said...

So many gorgeous elements to this card Ina! LOVE that magical colour ... don't have it, need to get it!! :) Such deep colours that are beautiful with the falling snow and your pretty mulberry paper trees. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Christmas! xx

Mac Mable said...

So very classy and love the deep blue of the sky with those glorious magicals. The trees look great and your card finished off with the perfect splats x

Linda said...

Such a lovely background to showcase you snowy trees. Love the texture on your card base. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us this week at CAS Christmas.

lostinpaper said...

What a wonderful CAS design Ina, look at you go on your Christmas cards.... I haven't even started yet, should I be worried lol.

Papercraft Boutique said...

The Magicals sky with the white acrylic snow is amazing, Ina! And you made such unique and beautiful trees with Mulberry paper. I'm sure the heat-embossing and glitter effects are more gorgeous in real life. The textured card base adds interest too.
Thanks so much for sharing this beauty at CAS Christmas! Hideko xx

Christine Alexander said...

love that deep blue magical background and your mulbery paper trees are the perfect compliment. Great window for your image :)
Thanks for joining us at CAS Christmas

Verna Angerhofer said...

So very beautiful. I love the sky background with the falling snow and those trees against it are just wonderful.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Fabulous sky with the magicals! Looks amazing with the mulberry paper trees!!

Susan said...

I am absolutely going to have to get that colour of Magicals! It makes the most fabulous winter sky! Love the trees cut out of mulberry - gives great added texture. All in all a fabulous card! Thanks so much for joining us at CAS Christmas!

ann van dijk said...


Super cute image and great coloring! Thanks for joining us at monochrome Magic challenge

Bonnie said...

What a gorgeous background, Ina! I love all the colors that pop out from the Magicals! It truly is magic! Your sweet trees look gorgeous against that snowy, night sky! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Christmas!

Lisa J said...

This is totally beautiful. Thanks for playing along with me this month and for taking on the twist. Lisa Monochrome Magic

Brenda in IN said...

Those beautiful white trees look wonderful against the dark night sky. The falling snow makes a stunning scene. I love this card.