Monday, November 17, 2014

The Challenge #19 {Christmas Greetings}

Welcome to The Challenge! Every other week we bring you a colour/sketch combo! You are welcome to combine the colours and sketch or just use one part of the challenge! It is totally up to you! The winner of The Challenge gets to be a Guest! Come and play along!

Sketch Dimensions
(this is only a suggestion)
Card Base: 4.25 x 5.5"
Front Layer: 4 x 5.25"
Strip: 3.5" use a square punch to make the ends
Butterfly: Any Shape

For my card I used a pretty sentiment from VERVE as I am also playing along with their current Colour Challenge and I am playing along with the current Time Out Challenge "Home". I used my sketch only for my card this week! The poinsettia is from Spellbinders and the embossed panel is a Couture Creations embossing folder. I kept my card simple.

{Supplies Used}
Stamps: Verve {Bright Spirits}
Inks: Black
Papers: Red, Kraft, Green, White
Extras: Spellbinder Poinsettia Die, Couture Creations Embossing Folder, pearl

The design team have created inspiring samples to get you into the crafting mood! Some of them used the sketch, some of them used the colours and some of them combined both!
Come and join us! This challenge we are thrilled to have Karen Day joining us as a Guest Designer! Karen won the last challenge! Welcome, Karen!

Kimberly WienerSheri Gilson (Featured Designer)Nance Salkeld
Lynn PutKaren Day (Guest Designer)Veronica Zalis
You Warm My Heart card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps from Lawn Fawn
Lori TeclerNew Designer(coming soon)Maura


  1. Lesley, your card is stunning! I LOVE this!!!

    Great cards from your DT too! :)

  2. Such a fun sketch and colour combination, Lesley. Your card is eye-catching gorgeous, and the DT's all so inspired and inspiring! I'm aiming to play along this time!

  3. Your challenge is new to me and hoping to play-love the sketch! And your card is stunning.I love all the detail and layered poinsettia yet it still has a lovely crisp and clean look.Great to see you again at TIME OUT x

  4. Gorgeous card, Lesley! Love the beautiful Poinsettia and fabulous CAS design! Thanks so much for having me this month! <3

  5. This is beautiful, Lesley!!! Love!

  6. Another beauty! That poinsettia is just breathtaking against the white.

  7. That poinsettia is so lovely, Lesley - and it really pops off all that white space!

  8. Lesley, your card is gorgeous! Love what you've done.
    The team rocked the challenge!

  9. Such a striking pointsettia, Lesley ... the bold colours are fabulous against all that glorious white! Delighted you played along with us at Time Out! Anita :)

  10. Lesley, your card is striking! Your beautiful poinsettia flower and embossed banner look fantastic.

  11. I didnot see your challenge before...hope to find some time to play and join in...
    Your poinsettacard looks great! Beautiful enbossed braun panal! Thank you for taking the TIME OUT and join us!

  12. Gorgeous card Lesley, love that beautiful poinsettia!!

  13. Love your card Lesley - that poinsettia is gorgeous! Such a lovely CAS Christmas card! I love both your sketch and colour combo this week, even though I entered both elements separately. Great inspiration!

  14. Such a fun sketch that I had to play along! Love the poinsettia on your card--it's spectacular!


Thank you for stopping by! I appreciate the time you took to leave me a little stamping love!!
Lesley :)