Saturday, 29 March 2014

Purple Pick a Previous

It is the fifth Saturday in March and so, at 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown we are marking the occasion with a Pick A Previous challenge and this time it's a colour challenge.  To help you the colour challenges are all in an archive on the blog, so it's easy to choose.  I had fun looking back at them all and remembering the cards I had made for each one and I finally went back to May 2012 for this one


If you have visited my blog recently you will know that I am crazy about Gorgeous Grunge and here is another experimental design, using the splodge from the stamp set to create a contempo Christmas tree, trimmed with more grunge and some rhinestones (you can never have too much bling on a Christmas card- who said that I wonder?)

whilst I was playing I actually made two cards, here is the second one



Same tree, same bling, just a different layout. I hand cut the purple pot in both cards, choosing to leave the second one plain. Which card do you prefer? I change my mind each time I look, lol. I am going to  enter the anything goes challenge at Completely Christmas with my cards too.

12 comments:

  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE this card, Louise. So scrumptiously grungy!
    Have a lovely weekend.
    hugs, Asha

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  2. This is brilliant, I would never have thought to use the grunge stamps to make a Christmas tree, but it works! I think the addition of bling is perfect - afterall it is Christmas. I think my favourite is the "simple" Christmas tree.

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  3. superbe Louise, j'adore cette idée, ton sapin est très beau, biz

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  4. Hi louise
    Fabulous grunge Tree....
    Thanks for joining us at Completely Christmas.. C
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

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  5. You are a genius with the gorgeous grunge set lately Louise! SO loving this tree - how fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration lately :o) Hugs D

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  6. Very Pretty, Thank you for sharing with us over at Completely Christmas, we do hope you will join us again next week for another fun challenge...Good Luck...
    Hugs
    Suzy B ~Owner~Completely Christmas
    Xx

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  7. This is SO fun, friend!!! I LOVE the fabulous tree you created--it's so creative!!! HUGS and happy weekend! :) Mynn xx

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  8. What?! A grunge Christmas tree - Louise, that's inspired, ingenious and works brilliantly! What an original contempo look you've achieved! Because I love snowflakes I'd have to say the 2nd card is my fave - but it's a very close call!

    have a great week! Ruth x

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  9. Just genius to make a tree out of Gorgeous Grunge Louise! The first CAS one is my favourite and I love it to bits! Vicky x

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  10. They are both fab - but I think the first one is just a bit more fabbi-er!!!! - Jacqueline xx

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  11. Thank you so much for entering our Completely Christmas challenge 4 with your lovely card - we hope we'll see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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Thanks for leaving a comment. I love reading them all!
Louise xx