Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Noel

The first 'Noel!' the angels did say / Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay / In fields where they lay keeping their sheep, / On a cold winter's night that was so deep. / For all to see there was a star / Shining in the east, beyond them far; / And to the earth it gave great light, / And so it continued both day and night...


(Even though I might only know the first few verses, The First Noel still is one of my favorite holiday songs. You just might hear me sing it loud and proud-but not very well on Christmas Eve-the first two verses anyway.)



Today there is another great sketch at Skipping Stones Designs for the Sketch Challenge, designed by Chan Vuong.

My card features the snowflake image from Rustic Tiles, along with a doily, glitter glue (!), patterned paper and some really pretty ribbon from Creative Impressions.


The color inspiration came from the latest CR84FN Color Challenge, a fun twist on holiday colors.



Please head on over to the Skipping Stones Design Blog to see the wonderful inspiration from the design team and guests!

Supplies:
Cardstock: (Kraft) PTI

Patterned Paper: (Lost & Found: Christmas) My Mind's Eye
Stamps: (Rustic Tiles) Skipping Stones Design
Ink: (Walnut Stain, Vintage Photo, Antique Linen Distress) Ranger
Fiber: (Sheer) Creative Impressions
Other: (Doily), (Antique Linen Stickles) Ranger

41 comments:

  1. Oh Karen! This is fabulous!! Great job!

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  2. Oh Karen, this card is absolutely beautiful. I love that MME paper.

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  3. That is one gorgeous and stunning Noel card!!!

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  4. Such a classy card, Karen! Love the combo of the doily with that background!

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  5. So beautiful and rustic. I love the snowflake image stamped on the doily!

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  6. Love these earthy colors and I really should try a doily (as we have them by the hundreds at the motel) but I never know how I do CAS with a doily... love the Rustic Tiles.

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  7. Karen, this is beautiful. I love the damask paper (surprise!). The glitter snowflake is absolutely amazing! And you sing loud and proud!

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  8. Totally and utterly gorgeous Karen! LOVE it!

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  9. Brilliantly gorgeous.. love love the stamping in the centre of doily with the .. just beautifully magical :)

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  10. GORGEOUS Karen...very elegant!!! Love the snowfalke/doily combo.

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  11. Wonderful vintage feel on this card. So fun to see how everyone creates differently with the same sketch!

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  12. So,so pretty Karen and I love the vintage colours too :)
    Jenny x

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  13. a really lovely card. The doily is a gorgeous addition here!

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  14. Wow! This is gorgeous! Love the doiley and the snowflake image! :)

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  15. Beautiful card..love that image..

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  16. This is so beautiful and elegant Karen!
    Love it!!

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  17. Did you hear me gasp from there? This is beyond-words-beautiful... wow.
    (and glitter glue!?!)
    used to perfection, of course!

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  18. such an elegant looking card, karen!

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  19. So elegant! Love how you stamped the center of the doily.

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  20. Gorgeous. Love how the colors match so well.

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  21. Stunning! This snowflake doily is totally beautiful!

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  22. This is sooo elegant and beautiful!!!! LOVE your card!

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  23. That card is just breathtaking, Karen!! Really gorgeous!

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  24. Nice! A vintage Christmas. I can safely say I have never done that before:-) Love the spot of glitter you added, makes it look so festive!

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  25. Truly a fabulous beauty, Karen! Love how you made the doily come to life...love it! Gorgeous background with pretty ribbon, too!

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  26. such a pretty image. love your take on the sketch, too. beautiful card, Karen!

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  27. WOW! STUNNING!!! Magnificent! WOW!

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  28. wow! this is so amazing. i love the vintage/antique feel. super beautiful.

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  29. Simply gorgeous Karen! I love the glitter glue you added!

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