Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Bah! Humbug! Christmas Stocking Challenge


Ready for some more Christmas? This week at Bah! Humbug! it's all about Christmas stockings. I know my card has a bit of a weird color sheme. It didn't start out that way. I planned on doing brights against the black background but I just didn't have the right paper. Honestly, I cut that stocking 3 diffrent times and this turned out the best. It's inspired by my living room and the designs of MacKenzie-Childs. I have quite a bit of their furniture and LOADs of Christmas stuff with a harlequin and jester theme so there you go. The harlequin background cut is from Wildcard and the stocking from Christmas Cheer. I'm sure you recognize the DP as coming from my fave K&Co stack. I added tiny jingle bells and a wired ribbon like one of my MacKenzie-Childs stockings and the sentiment is the same metal letters as I used in my Macabre Monday Sleepy Hollow card. (They're from M's).

Then just a bit of popping. Not exactly traditional, but I do like how it came out.

19 comments:

  1. This is beautiful, Donna!!! LOVE the elegant look... and those bells are an awesome touch :)

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  2. Hi Donna,
    What a fantastic Christmas card. the stocking is fabulous. I love it.
    Hugs,
    Fiona x

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  3. Donna,
    I love the colors and the bells!!! How cute.
    JoAnn

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  4. It is gorgeous!! I love the non-traditional colors, and those little bells really makes it pop. Fabulous girlfriend!

    Hugz, xx

    ~L~

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  5. Hello Donna

    You have done it again with another WOW, card, this is just amazing, and so perfect for our challange. Your jester stocking is wonderful, I love the gold trimmings and red ribbon.

    Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange at Bah! Humbug!

    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  6. Donna,
    Love this stocking - the ribbon looks gorgeous!
    Melissa

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  7. The colors are beautiful on this card. It really gives it a sophisticated look- love it!
    Cindy:)

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  8. I love it, Donna!! the prints and patterns are just perfect! And I really like how you added the jingle bells! Awesome card!
    hugs!
    Sharon

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  9. weird?! I don't know what you're talk about! I love it! I'm doing a blog hop this weekend for Christmas in July, I can't believe how similar my projects are to this. Yes I said projects...9 to be exact!
    liz :o)

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  10. Well if my cards turned out this awesome, I wouldn't be whining lol.. this is just way way to cute... I love it.

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  11. Donna, what a wonderful card! I have to say I really love the bells too -- nice touch!

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  12. Well, girl, you've done it again! This card is awesome. I love the color scheme...happens to be a fav of mine. The MacKenzie Childs look really comes across here....in fact, that is what I thought even before I read your description. Very cool card!

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  13. it is wonderful, love the harlequin background. hugs

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  14. Have fun at CHA!

    I really like the bats paper and that you made a moon with it. I hope it is a moon and the black flourishes, what a nice background touch.

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  15. Awesome, I tell you just awesome! Love the paper you used, it may not be traditional but it shows your trademark through and through!

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  16. I like that you're not traditional. I can't seem to get away with untraditional but you always pull it off perfectly! I love the bells and your ribbon especially. I say, "Great job!"

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  17. Oooh Donna - I LOVE this - it's totally fabulous! And your Tiddlt Inks halloween cards is too - just can't scroll down to the end of the 60+ entries to tell you - LOL
    xXx

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  18. Beautiful...so classy!!! My name added alot to the design too :)!!!
    xoxox Joy

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