Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Ultimate C&S

The theme today at ABC Christmas Challenge is N for No Embellishments, and we're sponsored by Stampfairy.

So, how difficult can a 'no embellishments' be, huh?  Surely 'not' doing something has to be easier than actually doing something, right?

Well, for a gal who sprinkles embellishments like confetti on most of her cards, it's flippin' near impossible!!

However, I took inspiration from one of the blogs I visit, Jen Nelson, who's creations always look so amazing.  I tried to follow one of her designs in particular (link here), and below is my 'poor relation' attempt.  

I still feel that it looks 'unfinished' though and I feel weak with withdrawal symptoms!

Just to get you into the Christmas spirit, there's a "Christmas In July" sale feature at The Stamp Basket for the next fortnight, with lots of special offers on all sorts of lovely crafting items.  Pop over there to grab some festive bargains before the sale ends.  I might pop over there myself to find some embellishments to adorn today's card when no one is looking!!  LOL


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10 comments:

Sarah said...

You've done a great job!! I find these so hard to do too! xx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous Annette, just like a fancy CAS card with the embossing..prefect..fabulous colouring too..

luv CHRISSYxx

Christine L said...

Perfectly CAS Annette.... just what they wanted... you carried off the no embellies well!

Hugs
Christine x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Annette :-) I love the whole CAS design of this ,,, leave it alone !!! :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Difficult as it may be, you pulled it off seamlessly!!! BTW: I tape my twine to the back of the card (in between the layers), for the bow I double knot it and usually add a dollop of glue so it won't slip when being opened.

Deanne :)

Mojca said...

What a great layout and oh your colouring is divine! Hugs! MOjca

Jen said...

thanks for the mention Annette... card is cute xx
Jen xxx

Dot said...

I find your card just perfect, Annette,
hugs Dorte

Elaine said...

I LOVE the CAS style of cards, and to me this is perfect.

Beautifully coloured image and the embossing adds the touch of depth.

Big hugs
Elaine xxx

Zw@@n said...

You did a great job not using embellishments, Annette ;)
I love your card. Luv, Wilma

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