Monday, December 19, 2011

"Brown paper packages, tied up with string".......

Here's the fun photo inspiration from The Shabby Tea Room for this week.  We're to use kraft, red, newsprint, silver and a star:


This is my entry, using my old favorite Winter Tree from Hero Arts, along with a wooden star wrapped in aluminum foil and silver embossing for my silver element. 

Brown paper packages......

supplies: red and kraft cardstock, My Mind's Eye "Funday" design paper, old book page, Fiskar's top notch border punch, Hero Arts H5244 Winter Tree, Versafine onyx black ink and clear embossing powder, CL343 Holiday Sayings, stamped in VersaMark and embossed in Ranger Super Fine Detail Silver, Nesties ovals and scalloped ovals dies, Memory Box tiny red pearls, natural twine, wood star wrapped in aluminum foil

11 comments:

  1. wow great take on this challenge..love that star..

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  2. OHHH! Beautiful--love that big star!!! And I love those red ornaments!!!

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  3. I love kraft and red together, but have such trouble with it myself - you have used them beautifully here, Lin! Love your big star - so creative! :)

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  4. Really sweet design Lin, I love that adorable aluminum star!

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  5. It's really wonderful how you "tie up" all these challenges into one gorgeous card! Love it!

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  6. Hi Lin! This is absolutely PERFECT in every way! You completely nailed this challenge and your card is so sweet and beautiful. I just wanted to take a minute to say thanks for all the kind words this year and thanks for being you! I hope you and your family have a most wonderful Christmas! ♥♥♥

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  7. You have tied up lots of loveliness here, Lin! I love the shiny star and the text panel. You have all the elements of the inspiration and it's so beautiful!

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  8. Beautiful rustic design and love that tinsel star! Reminds me of the old stars we made as children!

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  9. beautiful take on the challenge, Lin! really love the kraft base for a holiday card. so very pretty!

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  10. you really have a way with colours Lin. This is stunning.

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!