Friday, January 1, 2016

Peace on Earth

This seems like the perfect card to start out the New Year.  It's also for the current Share Joy challenge; see the sketch I used below.

Share Joy challenge #16

supplies: Taylored Expressions Birch Tree cutting plate, white and Surf Blue cardstock, a retired BoBunny snowflake dp, blue glitter cardstock, snowflake die, sentiment from a retired The Craft's Meow clear set, and snowflake sequins

I have always loved birch trees - one of the reasons we bought our house was because of a big birch tree in the yard!  Last year a group of friends met and shared their dies, one of which was this Taylored Expressions Birch Tree cutting plate......I cut 2 of them and have been hoarding them all this time!  I think I need to add this to my own arsenal!  

Here's the sketch we were given for the challenge:


Wishing us all Peace in this New Year!

10 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card and I love your colour scheme. happy New Year !

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  2. Frosty and BEAUIFUL Lin!! Happy New Year!!

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  3. Lin, I found you via Susan Branch. Isn't she just THE best!! I really like your winter birch card and your idea of adding to your "arsenal!" Ha!! I've decided that I could have worse a lot habits than collecting paper, ribbon, dies, punches, flowers, etc. Your previous post is lovely....I'm a floral girl also and have a really hard time saying now to all the new papers out there. Rachel

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  4. Perfect use of that sketch, Lin & I LOVE the cutting plate! Thinking that will be part of my first order if Mr Random finds me--haha! Happy New Year!

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  5. Fabulous die cut Lin- I have been eyeing that die too...... love the soft colours in your card, and your interpretation of the sketch
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. Oh, so pretty! I love that die - I agree, I need to just bite the bullet and buy a tree die myself! Love the glitter snowflake!

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  7. Lin, beautiful card, love the whole design. This would also be perfect for the 'curtain call inspiration challenge' FROZEN.

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  8. Gorgeous card, Lin! I just love what you did in the corner, it's gorgeous! So glad you played along with us at Share Joy!

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