I was so wishing I had PTI's new Spruce & Sprigs stamp set for this challenge but I made do with what I do have.
I used Out On A Limb and the sprigs from Peaceful Pine Cones to create my scene. The berries were stamped from the Ruby Rose set and covered in stickles. I die cut the top layer of the Holiday Double Cuts word "Merry" from the panel and then added the bottom layer of the die cut, in pure poppy.
I made this bonus card because I was inspired by the Christmas ornament in the box of greens.
I used Tag Sale #4 in pure poppy and added a strip of white that I cut using a landscape die to give it the curved angle. Some white dots were added with a gel pen. I stamped a snowflake from Peace Be Still and heat embossed the sentiment in gold, bending it slightly to fit the curve. Die cut sprigs and cones from Peaceful Pine Cones frame the ornament. I added a fun little Melissa Phillips "junk bow" to the top and a cute little dove to the bow.
Have fun along the hop!
Thanks so much for stopping by! Blessings~ Birgit
Beautiful, beautiful cards Birgit! The 2nd one is my favorite...WOW! Very creative using the different sets and I LOVE the sentiment and the junk bow. Well done my friend! Off to church and I'll catch up with the rest of the hop this afternoon! :0)ReplyDelete
Lovely cards. Great idea to use Tag Sale #4 as an ornament. Thanks for the inspiration!ReplyDelete
Both of your projects are wonderful!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous cards Birgit! I especially like the first one.ReplyDelete
These are beautiful cards! Wonderful details!ReplyDelete
Love them both. The first one is a stunner!ReplyDelete
Both cards are gorgeous and wonderful! Wow on your ornament creation ... what a smart idea Brigit! That is really thinking out side the box and I think I will have to CASE you on that idea with full credit my friend!ReplyDelete
Ohhhh! These are gorgeous, Birgit! I especially LOVE the first one. :)ReplyDelete
both cards are amazing!! I love how you used several different sets to create your pine branches on the first card... so creative!!ReplyDelete
You are amazing! Totally had to read how you did the 2nd card, loved the look! And love the junk bow too (have to come up with another name!) The first card is equally gorgeous, Birgit, but simply had to tell you how I love the cleverness of the 2nd!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous cards! I love the dimension in your first card and the ribbon display in your second.ReplyDelete
So pretty! Love the combination of stamps you used in your first card. Great way to stretch your stamps and make them work together. Beautiful job! :)ReplyDelete
Awesome work stretching your stamps and dies, Birgit! Both cards are beautiful.ReplyDelete
Love these so much, Birgit, but my heart did a little jump when I saw your Merry Chritmas number. So traditionally yummy with the greens and that die cut. I need to get mine out!ReplyDelete
2 great cards! I love the Merry Christmas in front with the branches-nice layout. The 2nd card is so pretty with the ornament and bowReplyDelete
Birgit, both cards are beautiful. That ornament is so pretty and love that Merry die on the first.ReplyDelete
Both cards are beautiful.. I love the branches on the 1st one .ReplyDelete
So pretty, Birgit! I love the large sentiment on the first card with the corner of branches! I love all the detail on the second card!ReplyDelete
Both very pretty cards, but I really love the die cut sentiment on the first one.ReplyDelete
You've confirmed it...I need Peaceful Pinecones. I love how you used it with Out on a Limb. It's beautiful. And your 2nd card, I 'see' the inspiration photo in that card. It's perfect! Great projects.ReplyDelete
Two really eye catching cards <3ReplyDelete
You made do beautifully with your own spruce and sprigs, Birgit, and your ornament card is magnificent!! Enjoy the hop! Hugs, DarnellReplyDelete
Both cards are sooo unique, You are amazing and an inspiration to us all.ReplyDelete
Very pretty, Birgit! You did a lovely job without spruce and sprigs. This is gorgeous!ReplyDelete
What a great idea to use Out on a Limb, combined with Peaceful Pinecones! Fabulous cards! (I look forward to my package with Spruce and Sprigs in it, too!)ReplyDelete
These are both just gorgeous!!ReplyDelete
I've never heard the term junk bow. I love both cards they are very inspiring.ReplyDelete
WOW!! Both your cards are amazing!! I love the MERRY with Pure Poppy.ReplyDelete
I love the retro sentiment with the greenery! So festive! Beautiful ornament, TOO!ReplyDelete
You really don't need the Spruce & Sprigs stamp set, I think you did a fabulous job using what you have, great card!ReplyDelete
Terrific cards - love the tag ornament!ReplyDelete
I love both of your cards! Your mixture of stamps is so clever, and so is using that tag as an ornament!ReplyDelete