Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Joy to the world

Good morning!

Well, the snow keeps piling up around here and the high today is forecast to be a whopping 13 degrees... brrrrrrrrrrrrrr! You can be sure that I'll be bundling up all nice and cozy before heading off to work this morning. :)

And it's Glee night tonight! I sure hope it's a new episode... I can't remember the previews for sure but I'll be so disappointed if it is a re-run. And do you think there will be a Christmas episode featuring some of the new Christmas songs? I'm keeping my fingers crossed for that!

Today's Christmas card is certainly different from most of the ones I've made so far... the traditional red and green combo is no where to be seen! I actually colored up this super cute Lili of the Valley image before picking out papers, which I almost never do, so I was kinda stumped when it came time to put this card together. I decided to delve into my Christmas stash of papers and found this old Flair paper that looks like a bible page and I finally got my "A-ha" moment. Because it was so perfect with the image I decided to keep the rest of the card design nice and simple. I think this is one that my Grams will really like. :)

Okey dokey, chat at'cha later my friends!
Supply list:
cardstock- Bazzill and PTI
paper- Flair (text), Karen Foster (green)
stamps- Lil of the Valley (Angel Gabriel), Verve (sentiment)
ink- Memento tuxedo black and Colorbox dark brown chalk ink
Paper Trey Ink twine
star gem
EK Success silver pen
Copic markers:
angel skin- E000, E00, E11, R20
hair- E50, E51, E53, 0
clothes- G0000, G000, 0, E50, E30, BG0000, BG000, RV0000, RV000, RV00
shepherd skin- E000, E00, E11, R20
clothes- E30, E31, E34, 0, YG91, YG93, YG95, E40, E41, BG72, BG75, G94
background- BV23, BV25, BV29, Y11, Y32, Y000, E53, E55, E57, B0000


RiNNE said...

Oh my.... 13 degrees? Sorry. Hope you'll be nice & cozy bundled up. Your card is stunning! The image is colored so beautifully and the that 'bible' PP is lovely for it! I think they said it's a new episode -- can't remember if it's the Carol Burnett one??

~*Joni said...

oh I do love the non traditional colors, especially with this adorable image! That DP is sooo pretty! And wow to snow - we are hitting a high of almost 70* here, the weather is confused. ;) Happy day Amy!

Tress said...

Beautiful card! I'm sure your Grams will love it!

gobeagirl said...

Oh Amy, I love this! I love, love the papers and I really love your stamp. I have a thing for lambs and sheep and this is just perfect! Great coloring. What can I say we are in the middle of the blizzard over here. The wind has been blowing at about 30mph since yesterday at 1pm and it is still going strong. Thanks to that and all the snow we are sitting at a chilly -10 degrees this morning. The kids and Jerry are all going to be home today and I am getting ready for work. Jerry is the one however that has already started my car and is trying to clear a path. :O) Drive safe and have a great day. Hugs, Lisa

Nancy Thomas said...

BRRRR.....would you believe I have on pair of shorts today? It's going to be 76 degrees on Thanksgiving - doesn't really put you in the mood for the holiday! Very sweet card - love the non-traditional colors.

Bumbles and Fairy-Tales said...

Wow, that's quite chilly! and we were complaing about 35 last week, lol! It's a yummmy 51 today ;)

Your card is so adorable! I love the whole theme, brilliant idea! Such a sweet image! Love it :)

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family :)
hugs, margie

Rhonda Miller said...

Your card is so great. I love the image and your paper. TFS.

~* steph :) *~ said...

i love your card! so sweet! love the cutie image and the paper matches perfectly.
thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day! brrr...stay warm miss amy!
*hugs* steph :)

♥Rach♥ said...

Love the text in the background and what a great stamp choice, I'm sure she'll totally love it!

martina's kaartjes said...

Pretty card !
great job,
greetings, martina

Danni said...

How precious!! What a darling card!

Unknown said...

Super cute card! :)

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous card!! So love the page paper with this card!!

Mimi said...

Fabulous card Amy! Cute image and your stash of papers are perfect! Love the colors and awesome coloring too! ;)

WickedPixie said...

Amy, this is a truly lovely card! I love it when things come together like that!
So you have the cold and snow, and I have lots and lots of ice! We almost never get "snow days" here because we are so used to the snow, but school is canceled today because of the ice!! :-)Traci

Sparkplug17 said...

Such a darling card!

Shaela said...

UGH; It's a high of 54 today and I'm freezing - I can't imagine 13 anymore, lol!! Darling card - I've been looking for a cute angel stamp, and this is adorable!

Tress said...

Your Grams is so sweet! I can totally understand why she wants a card with one of your designs. Go Grams!

Joy said...

so love this card. such cute images from lili of the valley and how you used the bible for the DP. this is so sweet. love the added star! hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Tasha said...

So cute! Love your colouring and the fab layout
love tasha xx

Beth aka BR-T said...

Burrrytoes!!!!! I love this card with the story of Jesus dp!

Christine said...

This is adorable, Amy! Your Grams is sure to love it!

Leanne said...

O wow!! Another kewt one Amy! Those stamps are adorable. Great use of the papers. Just adorable! Hugs

Alice said...

this is too cute! LOVE the fab design, too! you ROCK, girl!