Thursday, December 2, 2010

LOTV and Colour Create Challenges!

Hello and thanks for visiting my blog today.  I have two cards to show you.  The first is for Colour Create. The color challenge is Green, grey, and white and the extra option is silver.  We are sponsored by Michelle's Scrapbooking.   I am not gonna lie, this was hard for me!!  In the end, I am ok with how it turned out.

My sweet friend Christine sent me this wonderful Hanglar image.  
Card Ingredients:

Stamps:  Hanglar and LOTV Circle Sentiment
Inks:  Distressed Inks
Paper:  Nitwits - Simple Joys
Embellies:  Guipure Lace and pearls from Wild Orchid Crafts,
rhinestones, and Polar White flower soft, sheer ribbon
Tools:  MS Pine Branch Punch, Magnolia Swirl Die, Scallop circle nestie

The rhinestone were added in place of holly to keep with the color scheme.

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My next card is for the LOTV Challenge where the theme is A Few of My Favorite Things! We want to see your favorited stamps, papers, embellishments etc. on your card.

For my card I used my very favorite Christmas image called Angel Gabriel that can be found at the LOTV Store, and my favorite papers from Bo Bunny - Snowy Serenade


Speaking of Lili of the Valley....they are having a cool Christmas Candy giveaway.
You can find all the details HERE!

Have a wonderful day and thank you for stopping by!

Hugs, Dena




27 comments:

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous cards Dena.
luv
Debby

Donalda said...

Oh hon your cards are just gorgeous !!! Love the Hanglar image and the colors. Hope you are doing well dear . Hugs

Anne said...

Both Fabulous cards Dena love the colours
Anne xx

Cardcorner by Yvonne said...

Both cards are gorgeous but the green one is aboslutely my favorite!
hugs Yvonne

Frea said...

Hi Dena, love these cards, and even though for you it was the difficult one, I LOVE the first one!! Great card!! Greetz, Frea

Sharon said...

Gosh Dena, it certainly doesn't look like you struggled with your beautiful card! Love the way you've made your nestie look like a wreath! Lovely sentiment stamps too!

Sharon x

Pink lady said...

Your cards are gorgeous as always, Dena!!
Lovely images and layout on both:-)

Have a great Thursday! Hugs Laila.

dolcreations said...

I cannot believe that you struggled with the Hanglar card! It is so beautiful! I love how you did the wreath! I was so waiting to see what you would do with that image....it was so worth the wait!
I love your second card....your family is going to be so lucky to be on your Christmas card list! You do such BEAUTIFUL WORK!

Teri said...

Absolutely gorgeous... both of them! I'm in awe of your beautiful coloring!! I have the little Angel Gabriel and can't wait to play with it!! And that Hanglar image... too sweet, would love to get my hands on some of them!!!
Hugs,
Teri

Rica said...

Hi Dena - snap!! Great minds think alike, either that or fool's seldom differ LOL.
Why the underwear drawer ???? Possibly putting the washing/ironing away and scooped up the card with the underwear - not a good multi-tasking day for me.
Two awesome cards huni - love your little hAnglar girl - stunning papers and beautiful details.
Amazing colours, papers and colouring of the cute LOTV image - love it!!
hugs Heather xx

Riet said...

What a beautiful cards Dena,I love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.x

Chrissy said...

Beautiful cards. Love the green and white.
Luv CHRISSYxx

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Dena these are absolutely beautiful, the colouring is awesome, the designs perfect the images are gorgeous excellent work.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Rachael said...

Gorgeous cards Dena! The colouring is awesome!! Rach :) xx

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Dena, love both your cards hun, your cc one is gorgeous, love that lace and the image too, hugs Liz xx

Sharon said...

Hi Dena. You may have struggled but your CC card is awesome hunni. Fantastic image and those papers are so yummy. Love the LOTV card too.
Hugs,
Sharon xx

Christina C. said...

Dena, your Haenglar card blows me away....it is unbelievably GORGEOUS!
I can't stop looking at it!!!!
Your LOTV card is also stunning.
Love visiting your blog...all your cards are exquisite.

Debs said...

Two stunning cards - my fav has to be the H&S one but I also adore the LOTV one too!!
Debs xx

Di said...

Just stunning both of your cards! i love the xmas wreath on the c.c. one and your LOTV is just fab! i love how you have coloured this!
Hugs Di xxxx

hikers said...

Dena, love the first hAnglar card! I can't wait to get mine. I like how you made the wreath with the pine punch.

LOVE, love this stamp. I have all the Christmas ones I just haven't had a chance to color them up yet. Love how you did it with the earth tone colors. Myrna

Silvie Z said...

wow, Dena, both card are super cute! You may have struggled, but the Hanglar card looks really great, love the wreath and the white lace & swirls! And the LOTV card has a very pretty design and DPs! Fabulous work and wonderful coloring as always!
Hugs,
Silvie
xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Two absolute stunners, Dina! I love your wreath (think I might try that idea) and I love the colours and the colour work on both. So pretty! Hugs, Lesley

Juls said...

gorgeous!! Love the soft sepia colour tones you have used!!! Hugs Juls

Tammi said...

These are both so pretty! Love that Bo Bunny paper, need to see if I already have that, lol! Sweet image, colored so beautifully!

Julie said...

Absolute beauty for CC Dena- you've so met the challenge and then some!!! I love how you've made the frame!! Gorgeous LOTV card too - love all the inking and papers!! Juliexx

Niki Estes said...

Beautiful cards, Dena! Amazing coloring like always!

Edith said...

Wow, those cards are absolutely awesome! Great coloring and details!
Edith

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