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Monday, 12 December 2011

Make My Monday week 28

At MMM this week Jacqueline would like us to use  
RED RIBBON on our Seasonal Anything Goes Projects.
Here's mine.
I've used the tree from an Artemio set, one of my favourite set of Christmas stamps, especially the tree.
 I stamped directly onto plain white card stock with  Adirondacks Meadow, stamping off onto spare card first to to achieve a lighter shade for two of the trees. I added icicles Stickles  to ground the trees then with my finger lightly brushed each tree with a tiny amount of stickles. I used Christmas Red Stickles on the tree in the foreground. A tiny sliver of the Icicle Stickles was added to the edges of the white card which was mounted onto slightly larger red card then mounted to the right of the green card 14.5 x 14.5cm. The red ribbon and silver cord was attached to the left of the card before it was mounted onto a white card  finally I added a little "shrinkie tree". The sentiment is from See-D's Holiday Words and Sayings... such a useful set :D
 Pop along to the Make My Monday challenge blog to see all the fabulous inspiration from the talented DT .

Every one is busy at this time of year rushing hither and thither doing six things at once... so take time out, sit and enjoy your favourite cuppa (black coffee for me) close your eyes and  B R E A T H E there don't you feel better? lol
 take care see you soon
 xx Suzi B xx


Nigel said...

Very nice, really like the faded trees in the background.

Aquarius said...

What a lovely card using that great tree stamp with the touches of glitter. I like the shrink one on your red ribbon too. I hope the decorations actually stay on your tree with your lovely kitty in the same room. Maybe you need a playpen (not for the cat but you could put it around the tree LOL!!). I will try to BREATHE and relax with my favourite cuppa - also black coffee so great minds think alike.

Jacqueline said...

Hi Suzi - I just adore the picture of Missi at the top of the Christmas tree, hope she is sticking to her curfew hours now too! Gorgeous card - very pretty - Jacqueline xx

Cath Wilson said...

Lovely tree and lovely, lovely card - beautifully stamped. Black coffee for me, too! Have a great week x

Fliss said...

This is fabulous Sue. I love what you did with the lovely tree (I have this set too) and the little shrinky one looks great as an embellishment.
Fliss xx
PS: Love your new blog header - she does look a real minx!

Craftychris said...

Santa's Little Helper is so cute up the tree and your card is gorgeous!! I love the way you have stamped the trees. I think I will go and make a cup of tea and BREATHE - a very good idea!! x

Val said...

Hi Suzi - one of my fave stamp sets this year as well. Really like what you have done with this card, and your shink plastic tree is fab.

What a cute little helper!


Valerie said...

Beautiful card Suzi, your stamping gives such depth to the card! Love the little shrinkie:)
Your tree decoration makes a change from a star!!!
Val x

Mynnette said...

Oh, Suzi! I LOVE this--the stickles and silver elastic cording are fabulous touches of shine! Also, your cat in the evergreen literally made me laugh out loud! What a cute picture! :)

Suzanne Brookfield said...

Hi Sue,,,, Your card is a stunner! Your stamping is beautiful and the little shrinkie charm is perfect!

Cath said...

Love this card, and the little shrunk tree charm is just great.


Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Stunning. Just gorgeous x