December 11, 2012

colourQ #167 & 10 Minute Craft Dash #8

Happy Tuesday and that means time for another challenge at the colourQ!
The countdown is on for the holidays and this week's palette has a perfect blend of colours for the winter season.

I put together a card design that was quick and easy and one I could use to participate my first ever 10 Minute Craft Dash.  I wasn't sure if I could do it (because I am typically really slow), but I did it in 8 minutes and 21 seconds!

Super easy design.  I gathered my supplies ahead of time, cardstock, dies, stamp, ink, Impression Plate and twine and sketch.  This was the perfect opportunity for me to use my new Spellbinders ornament dies and my absolute favourite holiday sentiment. The background was embossed with Papertrey's Stripe Impression Plate after I stamped my sentiment.  I notched a 1/2" down from the top on each side of the card to string the line my ornaments will hang from. Tied the twine and taped down the ornament--Done!

We hope that you come a play with us this week at the colourQ and while you are there make sure to visit the blogs of the rest of the Design Team to see their fabulous creations.

All Supplies are from Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted:

Cardstock:  White, Pure Poppy, Simply Chartreuse, Aqua Mist
Stamps: Stylish Sentiments Holiday
Ink:  Ripe Avocado
Dies: 2012 Heirloom Ornaments
other: red twine (The Twinery), Crop-a-Dile


Lynn said...

Gorgeous texture Tracey!

Mary Pat Siehl said...

so pretty!! love those ornaments and twine

~amy~ said...

oh my...this is the embossing and the pops of color AND it is postal friendly!

Lisa Elton said...

What a fun card, love this trio of ornaments and your embossed background!

Joyce said...

Wow--this is stunning--and so quick, too. I love this week's colors, and they are absolutely perfect as ornaments. How did you do your notches? That is a neat trick.

Annette Allen said...

love this...the embossed background looks awesome with those ornaments... very cute.

Jean Martin said...

Tracey this is fabulous! I need this die!!!!!

Paulina said...

Oh, I really like this card! The different colored ornaments are so fun and festive! Also, that embossed background is so much fun.

So happy you heard about my 10 Minute Craft Dash! Feel free to enter once more in the "red" challenge. :)

Tracy Ercole said...

I love this. The embossed background is fantastic!

Kelly Griglione said...

Love this, Tracey! The embossed background and the dies are gorgeous. Super simple, big impact!!

Jean said...

Oh my, what a fantastic card in under 10 minutes!!! Love your new ornament dies and the impression plate!