Merriest Moments Black, White and Blue Christmas Card

by Joanne James11. August 2021 08:00

I so enjoyed making the card I shared with you on Sunday, that I decided to make another card using the Merriest Moments bundle for the challenge over at Just Add Ink, this time inspired by the modern colour palette over at TGIF Challenges

    

I just loved that colour palette and thought it would work well for a modern Christmas card. I also changed the orientation for today's card - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

A chalkboard style sentiment, this time surrounded with a white frame cut from the Snowy White Velvet sheets - these are amazing! I hope you can see some of the gorgeous embossed detailing on the velvet below:

 

It's so pretty in real life! I used some Pattern Party patterned paper for my background, and centred my Coastal-Cabana stamped poinsettias with some of my favourite black matte dots too.

 

A few loops of Coastal Cabana (retired) sheer ribbon for an added pop of blue complete my card, with a little extra stamping on the inside:

 

Before you think I'm completely mad choosing to feature these traditionally red or cream flowers in bright blue, a quick internet search showed that blue poinsettias are actually a thing - who knew?! I absolutely love this card - I'm definitely going to make a few more in this colourway.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day; today is the youngest of the James Juniors 14th birthday and we have a fun day of activities planned, all to be finished off with an Oreo cookie ice cream cake! I'll hopefully be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (5) -

Tina Gillespie
Tina GillespieAustralia
8/11/2021 11:46:38 AM #

Oh, what a wonderful, modern Christmas colour combo. I love it! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink.

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Nikki Spencer
Nikki SpencerAustralia
8/11/2021 12:28:26 PM #

What a fabulous colour combination Joanne and the perfect set for adding a frame. Thanks for sharing at Just Add Ink.

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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
8/13/2021 8:21:34 PM #

just gorgeous - the turquoise works so well for those poinsettias.  I love it!

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Viv
VivUnited Kingdom
8/14/2021 1:01:26 PM #

Such a beautiful Xmas card Joanne, great colour combo too ;) Viv xx

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Amanda at The Craft Spa
Amanda at The Craft SpaUnited Kingdom
9/27/2021 7:30:57 PM #

WOW! Stunning Joanne...love it!
Hope you and yours are all well... it all seems so long since we all saw each other!

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