Sunday, September 23, 2012

Inspiration Photo @ Christmas Card Challenges

Mornings all :) 
It is time again for a new challenge at 

This week the challenge is an...
Inspirational Photo
Wowzers! Can you say bright and colorful! 
The pinks, blues and the green caught my eye in this shot 
along with the hint of purple so with a shabby beautiful style, 
that is where I headed this week :)

Honestly, while the inspiration photo is just gorgeous, I seriously thought Mojo and I were going to struggle to pull something together.  Surprisingly though, once I sat down at my desk and cleared my head, my fingers just kind of got busy creating.  Not sure how I managed it, but I resisted my urge to do some sewing and I love the finished result, I seriously doubt if I could pull these colors off every week though ;)

As always the girls and I would love if you played along with us at
The challenge theme is optional, the only real rule is you must create a new Christmas Holiday, winter or Hanukkah card / creation.

I look forward to seeing you there! 
Thanks for dropping in to see me today :) 
Recipe -
Paper(s) - Kaisercraft C/Stock
Embellishment(s) -Rub On's @ Kaisercraft, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Ribbon, twine and bells from my stash.

Challenges this creation is entering with the help of the Feline Playful Girls:
Dream Valley Challenges - Celebrations Sun E1/3
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything Goes Fri E1/2
Delicious Doodles - Use Metal (bells) Fri E1/1
Paper Play - Choose a Holiday Thurs
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10 Treasured comments:

Julia Dunnit said...

Oh your take on the challenge is beautiful. And it's not a challenge if it doesn't make you do something that you feel you've 'pulled off'. The colours look amazing don't they.

Sue B said...

Wow! this is gorgeous Leesa… what a beautiful design…love those colours together…and the fab lush bow... just stunning!! :-)
Hope you're having a good weekend!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Rocky said...

What a clever take on such a bright picture. This one really had me thinking as the colour are a little outside my comfort zone but I just love what you've done with it.

rachel said...

great card Leesa - love the colours you've used and its perfectly matched to the photo! Hugs rachel xx

Sandra H said...

Oh your showing lots of talent here always your workart is stunning and this is another example truly lovely xx

Lisa Jane said...

oh wowee.. gorgeous colours and love the weaving
Lisa x

Mishelflos Paper Creations said...

Loving your Designs!! Just found you through Facebook:)
Michelle x

Scrappin Sista said...

Very nice! Thank you for playing along with Brown Sugar in the "Anything Goes Challenge" Hope you decide to join us again!
Good Luck,
Alice B.
Brown Suagr DT

Jovan said...

Beautiful card...thanks for joining Brown Sugar challenge!

MagsB said...

Isn't this lovely! What gorgeous colours - and the bow is just lush! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley!

love Mags B x

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