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Sunday, 31 July 2011

Anything but Square...

...is the July challenge for "Scrapology".

I've gone with a triangle shape and because it seemed an ideal chance to play with one of my new Fizzy Moon stamps - I've stuck with a Christmas theme.
Not too much by way of decoration as I thought the shape could speak for itself. I did edge the bottom of the card with some white punched fronds (Martha Stewart punch).
Aren't this pair just too cute - and so quick & easy to colour in. Most of this image is coloured with 'E' shades...the bears, the fence & the robin with some red and cool greys thrown in to finish off.
I know peel-offs are a bit like the marmite of the crafting world...well I don't hate them & I don't love them but I do think there are times when they have their place and they certainly fit the bill here. A simple sentiment and a few snowflakes help to embellish the background.
Oh, and there has to be a bit of bling - a touch of Crystal Ice Stickles to highlight the snow. A few red gems are also placed to add a bit of twinkle.
Here is the finished card standing up - all done and dusted and ready to add to the pile of cards that I showed earlier.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend folks.......................

9 comments:

Sandra said...

Now this is up there as one of my favs. I love the bottom edge of the card. I must admit, I'm in the camp that think peel offs have a place, I really don't see anything wrong in them, and for sentiments their perfect

Lynn said...

Hapy Christmas! Lovely card, great colouring and shape. Thanks for taking part in our challenge. Lynn x

Linda said...

Lovely card Toni.
The fronds really set off the card.
I also think peel-offs are Ok where and when they fit.
Thanks for taking part this month,
Linda
x

nerllybird said...

Lovely - the Stickles look great.
Helen S

Anita said...

What a lovely card Toni, really pretty. Thanks for taking part in our challenge :)
warmest wishes Anita..xxx

Vintage Milly said...

oooh this is so cute! love your colouring,
big hugs,
Em.x

She said...

Lovely card Toni, I have just got some of these stamps and I'm looking forward to playing! S xx

Debbie said...

Gorgeous! Love the use of the fronds at the bottom!

Debbie x

The Crafty Elf said...

Well Toni you know me and Christmas. I think this is such a cool card and I love, love, love the shape. Excellent....just a super job!