Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Christmas Poinsettia

It's been ages since my last post, almost a week, apologies for the poor service, but my fibromyalgia is still badly flared up just now and I seem to be spending most of my time sleeping or resting.  I did manage to get this Christmas card done, part of an order, this card had to have Mum on it and a traditional Christmas image.  You don't get much more traditional than a poinsettia, although I've given it a modern twist by using black, white and grey as the only other colours, and by opting for a CAS layout.
 The poinsettia and Seasons Greetings stamps are both from the same Papermania stamp set, I coloured the image with Promarkers, (the shading hasn't shown up very well in the photos) and decoupaged a couple of layers of the flower.  The Mum sentiment was also done with a Papermania stamp, but from a different set.
The shaped blank is from Craftwork Cards, and I finished off with a trio of red gems.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Crafty Sentiments - Use a Sentiment
Perfectly Rustics - #34 - Holidays
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - #33 - Anything Goes / Use Your Imagination
Sister Act - #79 - Anything Goes
Inky Chicks - #40 - Christmas
Crafty Blogger's Network - Christmas
One Crazy Stamper - Halloween / Christmas
Party Time Tuesday - #186 - Anything Goes

13 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, Wendy, the poinsettia is stunning. Elizabeth xx

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  2. Your poinsettia is simply lovely. I like how you have made it the feature with the white background. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

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  3. This is just gorgeous fabulous Poinsettia and stunning details.xxx

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  4. Gorgeous card and thanks for joining us at Sister Act card challenge..hugs Sue DT xx

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  5. Hi Wendy, dropped in from the DC forum to check your lovely blog.
    X regencyjean

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  6. Hi Wendy, sorry to hear that your are poorly, I hope you perk up soon.
    Beautiful card, lovely floral imafe and the black border just makes it pop. Take care of yourself, Kate x

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  7. Super cute card!!

    Thanks for playing with us at Party Time Tuesdays!!

    Have a blessed day!

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  8. Lovely creation! Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesday!

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  9. Beautiful, Wendy - very elegant.

    Thanks for joining us at CSAYL.

    Helen x

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  10. This is really lovely, Wendy! I love that you kept the poinsettia center stage, and went with a quieter background. Thanks for joining our October challenge at One Crazy Stamper!

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  11. Such a gorgeous christmas card. Love the details with the poinsetta and the sentiment too. Thanks for playing at Crafty Sentiments and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina GD Member at Crafty Sentiments xx

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  12. Such a lovely make for our challenge at Crafty Sentiments thanks for sharing and good luck.

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