Friday, November 14, 2008

Simple Merry Christmas

Between my quest for simple, elegant Christmas cards for this year & a challenge I saw yesterday for a simple one-layer card, I dug through my stash and came up with this one. Sadly, it's too late for the challenge, but I do like its simple elegance. I've had this stamp since 2005 when I took several DeNami classes @ a local LSS and bought most of their Christmas stamps. Sorry to say that I've not used several . . . yet! :~) The gold/deckle-edged cards & matching gold-lined envelopes have been in my stash for several years also! I merely inked the stamp in two colors, added green Spica to the leaves & went over the phrase in red Spica. Though not discernible in the photo, in real life, it's so pretty! Simple & easy, yet elegant -- exactly what a Christmas card should be, I think!!! I'm sending a special "thank you" to Gwen too for recommending the Spica Pens -- they're AWESOME!!! ;-)
Stamp: DeNami Design
Ink: PTI's Ripe Avacado & Pure Poppy
Tools: Spica Green & Red Glitter Pens

7 comments:

JHET said...

I like the simplicity of this card but very eye-catching!

I'm having a blog candy right now, you might want to join the fun.

Take care!

Kathy W said...

I love it, one layer cards can be tough but some achieve dimension with the colors!

Gwen said...

this is the perfect Christmas card!!! no bumpy bling to mess up your envelope & make the postman cranky ;)Yet it is so very elegant! won't take to long to make several either!! great job!!!!!

cardcrazy said...

What a pretty card, I love the one layer, very elegant!

Tina C said...

now this is a beautiful card...very elegant - love the torn paper look...marge you rock

sbs22

debby4000 said...

I love the elegance of this card.

Claire Brennan said...

This is absolutely delightful - i love simple and elegant Marge.

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