Monday, December 17, 2012

CSS - Color Blog Hop - 12-17-12


It is another StampTV blog hop. This month it is a color combo challenge! That challenge was to use non-traditional Christmas colors with absolutely no red or green! You should have arrived from the fabulous blog of Melissa Shultz with what I am sure was a wonderful project!


The first card was simple to make although it took me a bit to come up with the look that I wanted. The camera did not show up the card like I had hoped so I will try to explain it. The main part of the card was Metallic Silver CS. The blue panel was GKD Pure Luxury In the Navy. I silver embossed the stamp and the sentiment from the City of David stamp set which was part of last month's Stamp TV kit. Behind the Wise Men is part of a silver doilie. I punched the star out of the blue. A simple card that has a powerful message.


I really like the way this card turned out. I used the Holiday Tags stamp set stamping the tag with brown. The card stock was GKD Vanilla and Chocolate. The DP was a piece that I had left over from a Jillybean Soup package that I got as a gift.  I also used the snowflake Cuttlebug folder, some brown  ribbon and some bright pink beads.   

I do want to apologize for the quality of the pictures, I love taking my card pictures outside but now it is dark too early so my light box has to do. I do not think the image is as crisp and clear as it is outside. Anyway - it is what it is.
Now hop on over to visit Sharri Seffens, for some more fabulous eye candy. If you want to start at the beginning or get lost along the way, just jump directly to the links for all of the wonderful creations on StampTV.

Make sure to leave a comment as you hop along because on Friday morning (December 21), we will randomly choose one of the comments from all the blogs and that person will receive a huge grab bag of fabulous Gina K. Designs Stamps!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a Blessed Christmas!


41 comments:

Lori said...

I think the pictures look great, along with both of your cards!!!

Sharri said...

Beautiful cards Miesje! I love the layout of the first card and the colors of the second! Nice touch with the rhinestones on the snowflakes :)

Cheri said...

I think your photos are awesome...I can see the detail quite well. I love the "City of David" card...using the lace doily gives it a gentle, classic detail. Perfect contrast to the dark blue and the silver. And that little penquin must makes me smile. I love the chocolate accent..it works beautifully!!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

So pretty your brown and pick card! Gorgeous samples~

Melissa Cash said...

Love them both Miesje! I really like the pink/brown card and the cute little pengie!

buggin2stamp said...

Beautiful designs Miesje!

stampqueen said...

Both cards are very cute - love the penquin one!!!!

joy said...

I love the message your silver and blue one carries and love how you punched out the star! That little penguin is so cute and I love how you framed him!

Brenda said...

Gorgeous cards Miesje!!! I love the way you placed the doily on the first one!

Marsha said...

Very pretty. I can only imagine how beautiful the first card is IRL with all the silver. Love how you added a gem to the snowflakes on the second card.

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Beautiful. Love the silver card.

Anita said...

I love the deign of the cards.

Doris W. said...

Love the use of the silver doily in your first card. Very pretty cards!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

You did a great job on these Miesje!

catdidit said...

Love that first one, with the paper doily behind the cut half circle image!

Debbie said...

These are both beautiful!! I really love the "wise men still seek Him" sentiment!!

Gayle said...

Beautiful cards and the penguin card is just too cute.

Ina said...

Wow that first card is amazing so beautiful in every way. The true meaning of Christmas.Stunning layout.
The second card shows the lighter side with your cute snowman and pink scarf. Is that Lee standing there pretending to be a snow woman? Love the pink bling.

redwasher1 said...

Both of your cards are just stunning!!

Donna Phelan said...

Very creative! Love the use of the doily and there's just something about a tag on a card that I love! Well done!

Judy Woodland said...

Love both your cards. Both so different, but very elegant and beautiful. Well done.

meemee48 said...

Using the unusual Christmas colors turned out very lovely!

Kitty said...

Your cards are very pretty. I especially like the first card and your use of the doily on it.

Blessings,
Kathleen

Barb May said...

Beautiful!!! Very creative

naneruth said...

Turned out lovely! Very pretty.

Kathryn A said...

Great cards! Love the silver doily, and the brown and pink card is super!!!

Sherry said...

I love how you used the doily. Very pretty cards!!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Beautiful cards. I love the designs and colors you chose for these cards.

cmoch said...

beautiful cards and stunning ideas

Connie Ludgate said...

Your cards are very pretty.

Linda said...

I really love the City of David card. I have never seen a doily used like this...lovely look.

Anne Fairclough said...

Both of your cards are beautiful..I too agree that the first has such a powerful message.

Angie said...

Gorgeous cards! Merry Christmas!

MsJudyC said...

Very creative and beautiful.

Unknown said...

I love the doily as a crown!
very pretty cards
Thank you
Holly

Tmac said...

Ohhhh took my breath away.

Pat Jandacek said...

Two beautiful cards! Wishing you a Merry Christmas.

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Both cards are great but love that penguin. Great inspiration. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas.
Linda K.

Betty Neville said...

Both are just beautiful, Miesje! Wonderful layouts!

Ava Gavloski said...

great showcasing of the stamps. unique designs.
ava g

Becky said...

Merry Christmas my sister..:)
Both of these are wonderful!