Christmas Season Festive Foliage CCS 444

by Joanne James2. November 2021 13:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. The lovely Vicky has handed over the reins and I am your host for the month of November. Our first challenge is a colour challenge: 


This trio of colours is one of my favourite festive colour combinations and they compliment white beautifully. I am in full Christmas card making mode right now, so I am looking forward to seeing what you make with these colours. For my card today I went with two simple clusters of Christmas Season foliage to accent a central sentiment label:


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

The 'Christmas Season' stamp set is perfect for festive foliage in these colours (it also contains some lovely pinecones, although I've not used them on today's card) and I stamped a sentiment from 'Delivering Cheer' on a label cut with the Seasonal Labels dies, which includes dies that also cut out the foliage. Another sentiment on the inside of my card from the same set and a little extra corner detail complete today's card:


I love the Real Red card base for a Christmas card - I also added a trio of rhinestones for some festive sparkle:


This is one of those cards that can be easily mass produced - just stamp a bunch of foliage pieces and sentiment labels and then have fun arranging the pieces. Kind of like flower arranging without the mess!

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.


I'm also having another entry into Just Us Girls challenge this week with their wild card theme of 'leaves' - yesterday autumn, today winter!

As a reminder, for our colour challenges, you must use all of the stated challenge colours. You may also use neutral colours; however, the challenge colours should be the most noticeable ones featured on your card. We use Stampin' Up! colour names for reference, but you are welcome to use any other companies' products as long as you match the challenge colours as closely as possible. What will you make with my colours this week? I can't wait to find out and look forward to visiting your blogs in due course.


One last reminder: the Eden's Garden Collection pre-release is now available to order! Read all about it and order yours in this post here.

Enjoy your day and I'll 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 (6) -

JeanneUnited States
11/2/2021 3:47:10 PM #

Great colors this week Joanne! And you have a great card.  I love this layout and would like to CAS it but it will have to be close as you’ve used two stamp sets I’ve managed not to buy! (Not sure how that happened…). I’m looking forward to seeing all the cards this week with your lovely Christmas colors!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
11/2/2021 9:24:20 PM #

This is just so lovely...simple yet beautiful!

vicki dutcher
vicki dutcherUnited States
11/5/2021 4:03:41 PM #

Love those greens together!  Great season card - Thanks for joining in at JUGS

JuliePUnited States
11/8/2021 2:41:37 PM #

Fun color choice this week Joanne!!  I love how you went bold with your design.  Beautiful!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
11/8/2021 10:22:23 PM #

These were great colours that you chose - love the red background on this card as well

VickyUnited Kingdom
11/10/2021 8:11:56 PM #

Really love this design Joanne which reminds me of a Christmas cracker! Such a lovely traditional colour palette you chose for us! Vicky x

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