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Monday, May 11, 2015

2015 Christmas Card #11

Today I'm showing you my 11th Christmas card so far this year.

I picked inspiraton from Daen's gorgeous CAS card and I challenged myself using a mist and no DPs.

I used a stamp set from Lawn Fawn to make this scene. The trees were heat embossed with black on kraft and I used my white gel pen to color it. I colored the cardinal and stamped the snow lines. Finally I added a bit of Frantage for falling snow.

I'd like to enter my card in these challenges:
1) CASE-ing Christmas - CASE #19
2) Addicted to CAS - Birds
3) Addicted to Stamps and More - #142 Holiday
4) Cards in Envy - When Nature Calls

34 comments:

Chrissy said...

A fabulous card Pia..love the CAS design and the trees with the falling snow and love the red Cardinal..perfect.

luv CHRISSYxx

Anita said...

This is so pretty Pia. Thanks as always for playing along with us at CASE-ing Christmas.

Jacee said...

Fabulous card Pia, love that cute little birdie!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Mynn Kitchen said...

What a gorgeous card, Pia! I LOVE the beautiful scene you created with your beautiful red cardinal! SO pretty! Thank you for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

cotnob said...

A fabulous Christmas card Pia, such a lovely scene.
Pauline
x

chrissy xx said...

A FABulous scene Pia..I LOve your sparkle and this sweet little bird.
LOving your colours too.
Chrissyxx
You've caught up with me now lol x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Pia, such a fabulous design and I love the added sparkle.
Sue xx

Loz said...

Beautiful card and scene Pia..Loz

Patricia St Martin said...

Love your winter scene and the Frantage look wonderful.
Hugs Pat♥

scrAPpamondo said...

I must follow your example and prepare already some cards for Christmas! This CAS with the cute cardinal and the scene of a quiet forest is just fabulous, so elegant and cute!
I have never used black powder, but it's a very good idea, it looks so well for a clear and clean sketch! The frantage give a beautiful sparkle touch to your card!
P.S. I'm waiting for my new bearings, they are leaved! :)

*Vicki* said...

Wow!! What a brilliant wintry scene with your embossed snow background!! Thanks so much for joining our ATSM challenge this week! :)

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

A fabulous CAS card Pia - I love how you created the snowy scene without using patterned papers, and the splash of red is perfection.
Have a happy week - Sylvia xx

Monika Reeck said...

Wohooo no DP Pia...I adore this
So CAS so crisp and so clever made. I luv the color combo you put here...awesome CASE ing Pia...must be a winner card...in my eyes yes...luv this much
Hugs
Monika (type from my mobile phone in Bed hehe)

Donna Nuce said...

Hi Pia! I love this beautiful card with the sweet bird! Thank you so much for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas. It will take a lot of stress off the holidays to get cards done now!

Bonnie said...

I love these birch trees and the snowy scene, Pia! And that red bird is the perfect finishing touch! So glad you shared this with us at ATCAS!

Laine said...

Such wonderful layers of depth and detail Pia. Love the sparkle.
Laine
xx

sandie said...

Gorgeous scene Pia. The white gel pen works wonders here and you know I love the frantage. You are doing well with the Xmas cards. Thanks for joining ATSM

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Stunning, striking and so many perfect elements that work brilliantly together Pia. A beautiful card.
Thanks for sharing and playing along at ATSM challenge

Lau W said...

How much i love this card Pia ! The frantage is fantastic ! Such a nice scene !
xxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

A gorgeous Christmas creation Pia. Awesome Frantage snow.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

So pretty! A perfect interpretation of Rosi's card! Thanks for playing with us at ATSM!

Donna said...

Gorgeous card, like every detail, esp. the Frantage - I've never seen this, I'll have to look it up!

Judy V said...

Beautiful card Pia! Great CASE! Love the cardinal! Thanks for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas!

Loll said...

Fantastic design Pia. Love your misty background and the added texture from the Frantage. Thanks for playing along at ATCAS.

Joanna Harty said...

Love your card Pia! Stunning! Thanks for sharing with us over at Addicted to CAS!

Sandy Trefger said...

Beautiful card! Love the red cardinal on the snowy tree! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!


~Sandy
Sandy’s Crafty Creations Blog

Daen'Ys said...

Hi, Pia! Love a lot how you've CASed my card! The little cardinal is an adorable eye catcher and the birch trees looks so real! Gorgeous!!!
Thanks for playing with us at CASE-ing Christmas.
Hugs, Rosi --- DT

crafty-stamper said...

Gorgeous CAS card and love the pop of red
Carol x

Deborah Frings said...

I do like this lovely clean, simple Christmas card. the little Cardinal really pops. Thanks so much for playing along with ASM this week!

Rocky said...

Great card, I love the trees, they look like birch trees and the falling snow is very pretty too. Thank you for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas.

Kim Heggins said...

As you can tell I am a bit behind in my commenting, so sorry. I am working on getting that taken care of right now. You are always so sweet with comments on my blog.
This is so sweet. Love that red bird perched on the branch, makes for a very sweet holiday card.

Pat K said...

So cool & frosty...love it. Beautiful card. xx

Cindy Groh said...

Love it. So gorgeous.

Asha said...

I can feel the frosty wind of winter on this card... So lovely! BTW, its 24ºC outside. Winter is furthest from my mind! :)
hugs, Asha