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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Garden Party for December 9, 2009

gpDec9photo Its Tuesday - Garden Party Day.  If you remember, this was our Christmas inspiration clipping from last week.





And here is my card made from it.

gpDec9card I used the new Basic Grey Wassail paper for the background.  If you like vintage Holiday themes, this paper pack is wonderful!

I used Odd Bird Planet images for the card - Charles left and Charles right along with Cathrine's (that's me!) Pine Bough.  Charles and Pine Bough are also in the Homemade Holiday stamp kit - which is on sale for 25% off right now.

I stamped the images with Memento Rich Cocoa, colored them with Copic markers and inked the edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink and a duster brush.  The speckled paper was from my stash.  It was more absorbent than my regular paper so blending the Copics was a little more challenging.

The fiber and brad are from my stash. 

This will be my last Garden Party for this year - I'll still be around but with the business of the season I'd like to take a short break on the challenges.  We can start them back up next year.


Danni said...

Another wonderful card! I think in the new year I will paste a sticky note on my forehead so I remember to do these wonderful Garden Parties!!!

Kathi said...

It's really beautiful. Great choice of images and that paper is lovely. I've resisted it thus far. Hah!

I keep meaning to do your challenges and then don't get to them.

Michelle Pearson said...

Great Interpretation of the challenge! Too funny....I was just coming here to do your next challenge tonight! LOL! I don't always have time to play, but I love the concept! Have a great week!

Anonymous said...

Everything on this posting is wonderful, especially M's art project! M, you did such a wonderful project, and I think it is especially sweet of you to share your Teddy Bear with baby Jesus. Your Mom is surely a great person to be helping you learn all these neat craft ideas.