Monday, March 24, 2014

Merry Monday #101


Happy Monday friends!  Time again for another Merry Monday challenge. 
 Karren chose our challenge this week.  


I took my inspiration from the photo as well using the Wreath from the set Winter Wreath by Avery Elle.  I stamped the woodgrain background stamp using Basic Gray ink on Smoky Slate cardstock.  Embossed the wreath using white embossing powder and punched out the berries using a circle punch.  I stamped and fussy cut the bow that comes with the set.

Make sure you pop on over to the Merry Monday challenge blog to see what gorgeous creations the other DT members have shared.  Looking forward to seeing your creations in the gallery!  Have fun!




Thank you for visiting and have a great day!

Cardstock:  Whisper White, Smoky Slate
Ink:  Basic Gray, Versamark, Real Red
Stamps:  Winter Wreath (Avery Elle), Woodgrain Background stamp(SU)
Accessories:  White embossing powder, circle punch

36 comments:

  1. Your card is a real beauty Kristie! Love the background woodgrain stamp!

    Deanne :)

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  2. Very pretty Kristie. Love the wreath and the wood background.

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  3. Absolute stunning elegance....in a country Christmas sort of way! Modern, trendy, fabulous pops of red and flawlessly designed. Kristie...you rock!!!

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  4. Pretty ,pretty ,pretty ! Love this Kristie!

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  5. Gorgeous, Kristie! I love your wreath!! Have a wonderful week xoxoxo

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  6. How smart, love that wood look behind your wreath. Fantastic.

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  7. Wow, this is so simple and yet really, really striking! That white embossing really pops off the page...and your red bow is gorgeous!

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  8. That's right,it is Merry Monday!!!
    I will check it out more!! Wonderful card!!

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  9. I hadn't been interested in this Hardwood stamp but after seeing this, I'm rethinking that. This is so pretty! Love the wreath and the weathered looking wood! Hope you have a great week too without any more snow!

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  10. Such a pretty card, Kristie! Love your beautiful wreath and the hardwood background! Terrific design, love it! Have a great week! :)

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  11. Love the wood-grain background and your wreath is so pretty!

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  12. Love the BG and the white wreath :)

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  13. Oh yes. Love love love this Kristie.

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  14. BEAUTIFUL, Kristie! Love the simplicity, yet so eye-catching!

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  15. Oh how I love that wreath! And the wood grain background paper (that you "fashioned" yourself) adds tremendous interest.

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  17. Kristie your card is CAS gorgeousness. I LOVE IT. Period.

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  18. Very nice card Kristie, I love the woodgrain background and pretty wreath.

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  19. I like that you used the hardwood stamp sideways for this card. It's a beautiful backdrop for your Christmas wreath.

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  20. Kristie this is one of my favorites I don't know how you find all your ideas!!! Thanks for sharing with us♥

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  21. Your white wreath looks so lovely against the woodgrain Kristie!

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  22. Don't know what else to say but STUNNING Kristie. Stamping perfection. Just love the wreath set on the woodgrain background.

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  23. This is just gorgeous, Kristie! That wreath against the woodgrain background really stands out. Great use of the colors!

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  24. This is just gorgeous. You totally captured the essence of the inspiration photo.

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  26. Ik zag dat je volger van mij was geworden, ik kom met een tegenbezoekje. Leuk is deze kerstkaart, de kleuren ook. Morgen kom ik ook met een kaart. Groetjes, Nelleke

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  27. Gray is one of my most favorite colors, and when paired with red and white, well, you just can't go wrong! Such a festive design, yet so beautifully CAS. Love this one Kristie!

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  28. SOOOO pretty! Looks like a winner to me

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  29. I love the way the woodgrain shows behind the wreath like a door. Very modern Christmas card!

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  30. I love that white wreath popping off the gray woodgrain background. Beautiful card, Kristie.

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  31. Love the wood grain base for your white wreath, Kristie! Beautifully on trend!

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  32. Kristie, this is one of my favorite DT cards this week...so clean and classic! LOVE it!

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  33. just so pretty and wintery.... definitely pinning this beauty :0)

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Hugs,
Kristie