Thursday 17 December 2015

As You Like It Challenge #69 Favourite Traditional or Non-Traditional Colours and WHY

Hi Crafters,

This fortnights challenge is to showcase a card or project using your Favourite Traditional or Non-Traditional colours for Christmas and WHY over at the As You Like It challenge blog.
Please remember to explain WHY to qualify for the prize.

I love the red and green of the traditional Christmas cards but I very much like to change it up a bit with my own cards and use non-traditional colours like pink and white or mint and silver as in the case of my card for today.

Topper - Craft Creations
Tattered Lace Decorative Edge Squares Die
Circle Sentiment Die - Magazine Freebie
Stamped Sentiment - Dreamees Stamp
Looped Edge Ribbon

Challenges I'd like to enter:
Unicorn Challenge - #4 Winter Time
Not Just Cards - #27 ATG
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Let it Snow
Noor Designs - #13 Winter Wonderland
Craft Dee BowZ - ATG / +Bow
CHNC Every Saturday - #259 ATG Christmas
Creative Inspirations - #340 Merry Christmas

We are sponsored this time by -

I'm sure you all still have a few Christmas cards left to make so we would love to see them and please tell us why you have chosen traditional or non-traditional colours.

Well that's it from me today,

See you soon,



brenda said...

Great design and colours Lorraine and the hints of silver really set off the image and sentiment.

B x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I made my last one yesterday but still have a lot to blog. Such a lovely topper and great colours

meg said...

Lovely image Lorraine, the silver and mint enhance the topper beautifully, great layout and choice of papers

lalkygirl said...

What a pretty card Lorraine the colour choices
Thanks for joining us at Craft-Dee BowZ and good luck
Tracey X

Barb said...

A lovely card Lorraine. The image is so pretty and I love the silver elements you've added. Barbxx

Pamellia said...

Wow What a gorgeous image Lorraine! LOVE the silver border and die cut sentiment, what a stunning and elegant holiday card! hugs :)

Carol said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, what a beautiful colour combo and I love the image. Thank you so much for the gorgeous card which arrived yesterday too. Carol x

Gina's Cards said...

Such a beautiful card Lorrain. The mint green and silver go together so beautifully! Lovely topper and great design.
Gina xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Lorainne
Fabulous card... Love the image and the colours you have used
Hugs Sylvie xx

Elaine Stark said...

A perfect Christmas scene. Your colour choice makes it very serene. Elaine

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, love teh image and fab sentiment die
Lorraine x

Lisa J said...

Lovely Winter Scene. Like the colour choice! Thanks for sharing with us this month. Lisa DT Unicorn Challenge

rachel said...

gorgeous colour combo - lovely! Hugs rachel x

suzanne2 said...

beautiful card Lorraine, I love the silver sentiment. thank you for joining us at creative inspirations this week.
Suzanne x

Anne said...

I agree about mixing the colours up a bit sometimes for Christmas cards - love your choice here Lorraine and a lovely card.

Anne x

Erika said...

A lovely traditional card Lorraine and the perfect background colour, my favourite.

Have a good weekend, hugs Erika. x

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Lorraine, such a pretty winter scene and lovely mint green - your circle die cut sentiment is fabulous.

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful, elegant card Lorraine loving the colours, image and card design an excellent creation
lorraine x

NGCARDS said...

Such a lovely Christmas creation! I love the cool colours and the topper :) Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 259 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for December - I'd love to see it there too x

Judy McKay said...

Gorgeous card. Beautiful details and colours. Lovely holiday card. Thank you for joining us at Not Just Cards this month. Hope to see you back here again in 2016. Judy DT

Brenda said...

Lorraine, this is beautiful! I love the way the silver pops. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas full of blessings!

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful snowy scene topper and love the die-cut frame
Carol x

Unknown said...

Hi Lorraine - beautiful card. Love the way the silver elements make the card pop! Such pretty colours. Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month. Hope to see you again soon - good luck!
Bev (DT) x

Tracy said...

A truly lovely image Lorraine. The silver is a really nice touch. :-)

Linda Levoir said...

Beautiful card, the silver goes so well with the mint :) xx