Merry & Trendy

Happy Monday....

Playing along today in a couple of challenges.
While I was taking photographs, I had a helper that wanted to get in on the action:

This is constant shadow. 

So let's talk about this Christmas card.
I wanted to play in the Pin-Sights challenge at Ellen Hutsons but I am limited to a few stamp sets I have of hers (meaning mostly Christmas). The inspiration for her challenge is:

I mostly went with the colors and used a sketch from the challenge at Jingle Belles:

Though it is a crazy Christmas card, I know exactly which friend I will be sending it to as her tree is always decorated in such crazy colors each year. Love her!!!

Challenges Entered:
Ellen Hutson  -  Mood Board
Jingle Belles  -  Sketch
The Challenge  -  Polka Dots

Let's go Shopping:
Ellen Hutson:  Merry & Bright stamp and die sets, Bokeh Dots stamp set
Heidi Swapp stencil
Silhouette stencil
Imagine Crafts featuring Tsukineko:  Delicata Bronze ink, Fireworks Rose Bud, Memento Pear Tart, Olive Grove inks, Creative Medium Bronze, Palette Knife, Craft Mat
Faux Red Jewels
Fun Foam

Thanks for stamping by....

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lauren bergold said...

oh wow! how cool is this? what an awesome holiday card! not to mention a fab version of the inspiration board AND also of stephanie's sketch! so pleased you could join in our JINGLE BELLES fun! <3

Taunya Butler said...

In love with how this glitters and shines and sparkles galore!!! Such a fun take on the sketch and the photo - So fun and just very trendy - like you said!!! Have a beautiful day!!

wienerhoneymooners said...

VERy creative and refreshing!!! Love hot pink with animal print type, YAY!!! Thanks for joining us at The Challenge this week!

SmilynStef said...

Merry & Trendy indeed ... love how the pink pops ... so very glad you created with our sketch at jingle belles.

Kim Heggins said...

Fabulous and fun card! Love all those amazing colors and patterns. And your sweet little shadow is so adorable. Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Challenge!

Meihsia Liu said...

Love your beautiful card! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

Lesley said...

What a clever creation! Love the sparkle on the sentiment. Thank you for joining us at The Challenge!