Saturday, December 27, 2008

Another WOJ Christmas!

Now I love Katharina's sketches, so when I needed to make a Christmas card for my other Grandma, I headed right to Katharina's blog to see which sketch I wanted to play with! I decided on #27! I love the idea of working with sketches because then you kind of have a blue print of what you will be spinning off of with your ideas!
I used the WOJ stamp, designed by Elisabeth Bell, the Christmas Tree which I got from Loreen at Wish On A Scrap. I didn't think this image would be too terrible to color....but boy was I wrong! There is TONS of detail to this stamp, which I did love once I got going! I am not thrilled with my coloring on this one...but everyone has off days, right?! And we are our worst critics!!! I used DCWV Christmas stack paper, primas, and ribbon from my stash. The sentiment stamp is one that I got from my crafty Grandma!
Even though I wasn't thrilled with the outside of the card, I absolutely LOVED how the inside turned out! I have been seeing people make wreaths from their MS punches all over in blogland lately and thought I needed to try this! It turned out superb! Boarder punch is also MS! I love the gingerbread men on that punch!

I also came upon some more blog candy give away to share with you:
Hurry on over to Melissa's blog because she is giving away some candy!
And Sheetload is giving away some frosty candy because it's brrrr cold outside!
I have one more Christmas to attend tonight. This is Christmas with my in-laws!
Enjoy your weekend, and have fun stamping!


Danni said...

Very cute card. I love your wreath and the tree must of taken forever to color!!

Kimmie0270 said...

This is a beautiful card!

Lori aka Lo Lo said...

I luv the wreath. Which punch did you use?


stargazeramy said...

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Susan said...

So cute! I'm sure she loved it. But doesn't that tree look fabulous after it's done? Great job and I love the inside of your card! Hope you and your family had a great Christmas and that you're getting in lots of crafting!

Ann Kranitz said...

Wow, I love that wreath!!! It came out perfect.

Courtney said...

Oh wow, this is fantastic, girl! I love it!

Sarah {SCS: Sairabee} said...

This is cute! I love the layout. I'll have to remember to play with this one!

Chrissy D said...

This is LOVELY! Great take on the sketch Kim! I have something on my blog for you (Monday morning!)

Rach said...

a fabulous card Kim, love how you have created the wreath on the inside. That little tree takes a lot of
hugs to you. Rachxxx

Bev said...

Wow, I love this one Kim, a real traditional Christmas card compelte with that gorge wreath on the inside. Brilliant!

hugs Bev x

Rica said...

Gorgeous Kim,
I had to laugh when I read your 'write-up' - I looked at this stamp and thought - oh no - too complicated for Christmas when I'm always short on time !!
Love your wreath, it's beautiful.
All the best for the New Year.
hugs Heather xx

Kristine B. said...

Hi Kim...what a Fab card! LOVE this sketch, so I saved it to play with it after work IF I get some stampy time. Love your pretty pink blog! It's BEE-AUTIFUL!!

Debbie said...

Fabulous card Kim, the tree looks gorgeous and I love the beautiful wreath detail inside the card.
Happy New Year! Debbie x


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