September 7, 2009

Mojo Monday 103 Christmas Card...

We had a fantastic weekend here in Southern Ontario - the sun was out and the temperature was perfect - not too hot and not too cold, needless to say, I didn't spend any time in my craft space creating... but I did check out the Mojo Monday sketch for this week and decided to sit down and create after the boys went to bed!
I was inspired by a card Vicki W. posted on her blog . I used my nestabilities to create my scalloped circle and then used the cut pieces to "layer" my trees... what a fun technique - I am definitely incorporating this technique on my Christmas Tree hunting layout for this year!

The vertical rectangles behind the main image reminded me of Christmas Trees for some reason - which is the main inspiration for my card. I tried to add a sentiment to the rectangular "white" space in the sketch overtop of my trees, but it was too much and you couldn't see the detail in the trees, so I decided to add my sentiment to the bottom of the card. The card uses papers from the new CTMH Jingle Level 2 My Reflections Kit, Olive Cardstock and the following CTMH Stamps; Evergreen (D1315)and Shining Star (D1320).

Let me know what you think!


  1. ohh, this is so cute! I love the stitching!!

  2. This is so cute!!! What lovely touches and colors! Super fantastic!

  3. Just found your blog today, and love your artwork. These Christmas trees are just adorable - the striped paper with the scalloped edges on the layers is just the perfect touch.

  4. Really great ideas. I like every example. Just might have to try these... So cute! Thank you!
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