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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Christmas...Non-traditional Colors


Good morning!  We have another fun challenge for you at Ruby's Rainbow; this fortnight it was my turn to choose the challenge and I went with "Christmas...Non-traditional Colors".

I thought Changito would be perfect for my pink/red color combo...isn't he adorable tangled in the pink lights?  He's colored with pencils and accented with glitter.  I did a bit of distressing to my DP and added a sparkly Christmas ball and some silver brads to finish the card.

Image: Stampendous
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Sakura Black Gel Pen
Paper: PTI Vintage Cream and Hibiscus Burst, SU! Poppy Parade, Echo Park DP, Doodlebug Sugar Coated CS
Embellies: Spare Parts Brads, SU! Silver Cord, Martha Stewart Crystal Fine Glitter, Doodlebug Glitter (pink)
Extras: Prismas/Crayolas/Goo Gone, PTI Ornament Die, The Paper Studio Sticky Doos

Please check out the rest of the DT's cards to inspire you, then pull out some quirky colors and play along!

I am entering my card in the following challenges:

2 Sisters Challenge Blog: Christmas Sparkle
Deconstructed Sketch: Sketch
Dream Valley Challenges: Non-traditional Christmas
In The Pink Challenge: It's Gonna Be a Pink Christmas
Incy Wincy Designs: Non-traditional Christmas Colors
Ladybug Crafts Ink: Sparkliscious
Opus Gluei: Monkey See Monkey Do
Top Tip Tuesday: Christmas

Thanks for stopping by!

Angela

21 comments:

Basslady said...

hun, this is so sweet! i love the dp!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Livert said...

Love your card. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley challenges.

Liv

Imke said...

Fun christmas card and i like how you added the ornament. Great idea !

Cheryl said...

Awww, this is sweet! Love the pink sparkly lights. They remind me of the 70s, when one of my aunts had a silver metallic tree decorated with all pink lights and ornaments.

Lisa S. said...

Love the non traditional colors and sweet image. Thanks for joining our Christmas challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips. Good Luck!

Kathy said...

This is adorable. Love the pink lights, I've never seen this Changito before, he is a hoot.

jackiescrafts said...

This is such a sweet card....love it

Jackie x

Debbie said...

This is really cute!! Fun image and paper!

Lisa Lara said...

So adorable Angela!

Christine L said...

Well he certainly IS a little monkey all wrapped up in his Christmas lights... Fab card!

Thanks for sharing with us at In The Pink... Hope to see you here again soon.

Hugs
Christine x (ITP)

Jessi Fogan said...

So cute! This is how I look after hanging lights ;) I love the fun ornament you created!!

MagsB said...

Oh isn't this a fun image! What lovely background paper, too! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley

love Mags B x

Debbie said...

What a fab, fun card dearie.Love the bright colours.Hugs Debbie x

Chris said...

i get tangled up in the lights too...lol love your card!!

Helen said...

Just love your little monkey.

Hugs Helen (Ellie Wee) xx

Whimsey said...

HA - what a great image; love the sparkly lights!

Thanks for joining us at Ladybug Crafts Ink!

~Michele

Electra said...

This is so adorable!! I love the thumbnail before I even saw the entire card, the bright colours are wonderful! Thanks for playing along with us at Opus Gluei!!

Jennifer Shults said...

Angela this is just too cute! I adore the non traditional colors! thanks so much for joining us at the Deconstructed Sketch!

Melissa Craig said...

I love non-traditional Christmas cards!

Larissa said...

What a fun card. The colours are fabulous, the image is really sweet.

Bettina L. said...

Wow this is a fun christmas card. Love the design with that monkey entangled into those light bulbs. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for our final challenge this year. Bettina xx