Friday, October 12, 2012

A little bit of green paint....



Hello all,
I was doing some blog hopping this afternoon and came upon the Embellish Magazine.com "Paint Color Trends Challenge". 

Here is the inspiration graphic and color pallette:
 
I recently purchased a little 6x6 distressed diamond mask and have had it sitting on my desk ready for use.  I decided this was the perfect opportunity to try it out.  I also have a notebook where I jot down card ideas when they come to me and have been wanting to try making a "felt" christmas tree using the star border dies from Papertrey Ink.  I woke up one morning with the idea in my head and drew a quick sketch in my notebook.  I am happy to report that it came out as cute as I thought it would!
 



 
I also chose to decorate the inside of the card as I usually enclose a Holiday letter in my cards and just sign our names to the actual message area.
 
That is it for me tonight!  Thanks for taking a look at my card!  Sorry that the pictures have shadows and are a little dark - it is overcast in Seattle this afternoon and very dark and shadowy even with my extra lighting!!! 
 
:) Jill

8 comments:

  1. Jill, what a GREAT IDEA to make a Christmas tree out of the star border!!! Love, love it! Kind of the opposite, right ... instead of a star on top of the tree, the stars ARE the tree.

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  2. Love the felt tree Jill, gotta try this!!

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  3. What lovely techniques you used on this card Jill! love the felt tree and the painted background!

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  4. so gorgeous jill.i love your fab felt tree and stunning colours ;D

    xx coops xx

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  5. So beautiful...love how creative you got with that star border, just so beautiful.

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  6. Jill, the design on this card is sheer perfection! LOVE LOVE LOVE the star Christmas tree and the snowflakes everywhere are such a FAB detail! The inside is Great, too! Did I say I LOVE it?!!!!

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  7. I say this a few week ago, and just checked back to see it tonight. I was not too sure about it. Love the card you made , felt tree out of stars….. Great idea! I will go back and look again. Beautiful inside as well.

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: ) Jill