Nutty or Nice Nutcracker Christmas Card

by Joanne James7. November 2014 07:00

Yay it's Friday - always a good day! Today I'm sharing my card for this week's Less is More challenge, where the theme is non-traditional colours on a Christmas card (specifically no red or green). I decided to go with another Nutcracker card - he is so perfect for non-traditional colour schemes, and this time with a very simple layout; here's my card:

I used a base of Soft Sky and layered a couple of mats of Rich Razzleberry and Soft Sky, then stamped my Nutcracker image directly onto the Soft Sky layer and did some basic paper piecing on the jacket and hat to add the Rich Razzleberry elements and the Soft Sky crown. His face was stamped on Blushing Bride and again paper pieced together. I coloured the eyebrows and hair using my Smoky Slate Stampin' Up! Blendabilities markers, and stamped the moustache in Memento Black onto Smoky Slate cardstock and popped it up on dimensionals. Some Rich Razzleberry candy dots on his crown and Soft Sky ones on his jacket complete the look.

There you have it - another non-traditional nutcracker card. 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.

 

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Chrissie
ChrissieUnited Kingdom
11/7/2014 1:19:18 PM #

This is absolutely brilliant Joanne... great fun, I love it!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

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Sarah
SarahUnited Kingdom
11/7/2014 1:37:32 PM #

Super cool and utterly fun Joanne
Great choice of colours too
Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
Sarah xx
Less is More

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Maarit N. Persson
Maarit N. PerssonSweden
11/7/2014 6:43:55 PM #

Brilliant card, I like it a lot, such fun!

Love and hugs
Maarit

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Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
11/9/2014 8:55:35 PM #

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!  This is so much fun and the Rich Razzleberry is gorgeous!  

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Anne
AnneUnited Kingdom
11/13/2014 7:32:24 AM #

Fun image and card Joanne, he looks splendid!
Sorry to be so late commenting this week, thanks so much for your LIM entry
Anne
Less is More Designer

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