Friday, October 22, 2010

TE Blast from the Past Blog Hop - The Magic of Christmas!


I'm so excited to be participating in the Taylored Expressions blast from the Past blog hop again! This month we were to use any Christmas/Holiday TE stamps on our card.

I tried to create a night time Christmas Eve scene - using several hues of blue and clear embossing all the images so the details would show up in all the blueness. The house, moon and sentiment are popped up on foam dimensionals. I cut off the bottom half of the house to have room on my 4 1/4" x 4 1'/4" card for Santa flying overhead!
All my images are from the set Holiday Wonder.
I wanted to create the feeling of a late winter's night, with the cold crisp snowy woods when everyone in the house is sound asleep! Truly the magical time of Christmas.

Here are the links to all the people participating in this fun blog hop today! I know you'll find a lot of great holiday card ideas if you hop!







Stamps: Taylored Expressions - Holiday Wonder
Paper: white, enchanted evening - PTI, Night of Navy, Buckaroo Blue, more mustard - SU
Ink: Ranger Distress - Chipped Sapphire, Weathered Wood
Accessories: Copics B21, B37, Y21, Circle punch, foam dimensionals, clear EP, hot gun, rhinestones - Kaiser, blending tool & non stick craft mat - Inkssentials Ranger.

28 comments:

*Vicki* said...

WOW! Julia, this Christmas scene is so gorgeous!! What a stunning job you've done!! TFS!! :)

Natalie said...

Well, you nailed the late winter night look - this is fantastic!! Love the color choices and your design!

Cassie said...

Cool card, Julia! I love the nighttime feel :D

Lea L. said...

Very pretty card!! I just love the big moon that is slightly tucked under Santa's sleigh! Such a good touch! ♥♥♥

Banu said...

Beautiful card.

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

OOOOOH! Gorgeous scene my friend! LOVE this!!

Joanne Travis said...

So beautiful in the blues. Love this wonderful Christmas night scene.

Melody said...

Love your Christmas nighttime scene!

Jen Cuthbertson said...

I love this scene, Julia! The colors and the embossing are the perfect touches for a cold Christmas Eve! Great job!

anya said...

What a fun card, Julia! It is an adorable scene!

One4Joy said...

what a delightful scene, Julia! I really like how you did the man of the hour and his reindeer. Wonderfully creative you are!!!

Crystal said...

WWOWEEE Julia totally gorgeous scene..Stunning work girl!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Fabulous card Julia. Love the colors, the images... how you stamped part of the image on the moon... just super. :o)

Melissa Sauls said...

Totally cool card! I get chilly yet warm and fuzzy just looking at it!

Sue W said...

Beautiful card Julia!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

What a magical card Julia! Love the scene you created!

Purrfect Paper Creations said...

This is a great card--I love the night time scene! Can't wait to try it myself!

Chris L.

Lynn said...

What an incredible card! I love how you created this Christmas night scene with all the shades of blue and Santa with his deer flying through the sky!

Jenn said...

Beautiful scene! The embossing is so beautiful on the blue!

maryr917 said...

this is a great christmas eve scene you created julia-love your santa & reindeer

Joan Ervin said...

What a magical scene you created, Julia....such beaufiful colors and you sure did catch the winter night time feel!!!

Carolina said...

Such a delightful card Julia...love the little scene you create here!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

Adorable card!

Karen Motz said...

Love the little Santa sleigh spotlighted in the moon!!!!

sillyleann said...

I love this. So, original and creative!

Gingerbread Gal said...

WOW! The background you created is stunning! Love this card!

Regina Mangum said...

Oh, what a clever use of the house stamp! I love this night scene...so cool!

Bev J. said...

Love that frosty looking scene in the blues!!