Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Colorful Stars of Christmas in July

I made this stary Christmas card for this week's color challenge on Split Coast. Karen was the  hostess and she gave us Not Quite Navy, Baja Breeze and Cherry Cobbler for our colors. A great color combo don't you think??!! Her dessert option  - to make it Christmas or winter.


I also wanted to get my cards made for the Waltzingmouse Forum Christmas challenge for July - This month we were challenged to use stars on our cards.  So I combined the two challenges!   I make at least 3 Christmas cards for each WMS forum challenge - so I'll have 36 cards by Christmas!   Here are two more of the same design just using different colors!

I embossed a wonky rectangle on the white panels then cut a smaller wonky rectangle in star patterned paper to place inside the embossed frame. My stars are cut with Nestabilities and adhered wth foam tape. I stamped starbursts on the stars and added tiny twinkles to the centers as well as some on the sentiment.

My stamps are from Compliments of the Season by Waltzingmouse.

Have you checked out the WMS Christmas Challenge in the Forum yet???

You can also read the details about it  on Claire's blog here.
Stamps: Waltzingmouse - Compliments of the Season

Paper: white, Simply Chartreuse, Berry Sorbet - PTI, navy and light blue Coredinations, DP - Textstyle Bitty star basics, PTI
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: tiny twinkles - Taylored Expressions, wrinkled seam tape, wonky rectangle & star Nestabilities, foam tape

9 comments:

Riet said...

What a gorgeous cards Julia.

Hugs Riet.xx

Pat (mspfd) said...

Gosh these are fabulous holiday cards! Love the variety of colors and your design is very classy, Julia.

Tenia Nelson said...

Love these wonderful cards!!!! tfs!!

Wanda Cullen said...

There could be endless color possibilities with this layout...love it! It's nice to see Christmas cards in non-traditional colors!

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

Each one is beautiful, Julia, in their respective colors. Such a fun layout.

Bev J. said...

All great cards-especially like the first one as I love blues. tfs

Shirley said...

These are so darn creative and the color combos are so pretty too! A reminder of what a creative artist can do with the dies and color!!!

Pauline said...

Oh I love all these different colour ways, I don't have any stampin up card or inks myself, but they look so lovely I'm going to have to get some! I like the bright orange colours, so cheerful and eye catching.

Charlene said...

Amazing how different each card looks just by the change of color! These are perfect for mass production and love the non-traditional colors!