Sunday, 24 October 2010

Green Onions for Sunday lunch?

Hels' has set a challenge this week for Sunday Stampers to use green - fortunately, not onions! So taking my pledge to try wherever possible to use challenges for Christmas cards, here is my green card!

I took a circle chip which I painted with a mixture of zucchini and green patina paint (from eco green), a piece of a torn book page distress inked in green. I mounted it on a 6x6 card covered with some paper (Craftwork cards 2010 Christmas range) which just happens to be green and purple; used Tim's pine needles stamp in the corners in forest moss DI. (not sure why I didn't reach for the pine needles ink...) The larger Tim reindeer stamp was stamped on cartridge paper in black and spritzed with a tea dye/gold perfect pearl reinker (as was the Christmas ticket stamp, also by Tim). Some green fibres and ribbon finished it off.

For a change, it is so bright and sunny in here I had trouble photographing this card!!
As you can see from the shadows of the fibres!

Have a great Sunday.

16 comments:

Netty said...

Totally terrific Helen, such a gorgeous layout. Annette x

Hels Sheridan said...

Gorgeous card Helen... thanks for joinin in with the Sunday sTamper... loving your Christmas stylee... tis very sunny here today too... tis chillywilly though LOL x

Tracy Evans said...

Lovely Christmas card Helen, I really like the use of the circle in the background, great composition. Tracy Evans x

Carmen said...

Love the use of that stamp in the corners Helen :) And that reindeer - I keep seeing that, it's lovely.

Lori said...

Love it, and those greens are lovely!

Joanne said...

What a really beautiful card and such an imaginative use of all the components. I would be thrilled to receive it.
Luv Joanne xx

craftytrog said...

Fabulous card Helen! Love your composition! x

Pat said...

Helen, that is wonderful! I love the way you layered, and the colors are blended so well together!

Thanks for sharing.
Hugs, Pat

Julia Dunnit said...

Oh you're good - you're very good.

Cheryl said...

oh just love this,its gorgoues love the layout on this too hugs cheryl xx

Karen said...

Gorgeous card: Lovely colour and great images.

Liverpool Lou (Anne) said...

Stunning card Helen, love it :-)
Anne xx

Elaine said...

Love the shades of green on your card - makes it look very elegant!

Gez said...

Wow! What a PERFECT card Helen. Well done. I love it.xx

Cynthia Schelzig said...

THis is a gorgeous Christmas card!!

flutterbycrafter said...

Loving the green theme, gorgeous, don't know how I missed this post. xx