Thursday, June 28, 2018

Christmas Blues

Tomorrow I will be leaving on a much needed vacation,
so my friends I will not be leaving comments on your fabulous creations
until I return, but will certainly play 'catch up' when I am back.

We are to get extensive heat while I am gone and what better way to 'cool off'
then with a Christmas card, 
plus I had wanted to join in the end of the month challenge
It happens once a month on the 25th and ends last day of the month.
This is only the second time I have played as it seems I am always 
either too busy or too forgetful lol.

I wish my 'picture taking' could capture the pure beauty of this
as IRL it really is a beautiful card.
A bit deeper blue and the scrap of paper (snippet) behind has a bit more sparkle.
It was just a small piece, but so pretty I couldn't toss it out,
now I am glad I didn't 
(truthfully, I keep ALL my paper scraps).
My camera died and I have been relying on my phone for pictures for now
(that's a whole other story)!

I do have a some scheduled posts for next week...
so hope you will 'visit' me while I am gone!

Entering the following challenges:
Rudolph Days .... ATG Christmas
Pixie's Snippets Playground .... Snippets


cuilliesocks said...

Absolutely stunning Diane, love the cool blues and the design, the ribbon and bow is so beautiful, enjoy your holiday and come back relaxed, Kate x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is so elegant, what a beuatiful card, enjoy your break, Love Hazelx

Donna Phelan said...

We all keep all of our paper scraps lol This is beautiful, don't worry the beauty shines right through the screen! Love the shimmer and design and layout!

Shona Erlenborn said...

Beautiful creation Diane. Love the pale colors and that bow is gorgeous!

Lisa said...

This is so beautiful!! I love the design and colors!! The bow is fabulous!! I hope you have a wonderful time on your trip!! Safe travels, my friend!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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Verna Angerhofer said...

Gorgeous card. And, you have a great vacation.

Crafting Queen said...

Beautiful card!

Judy Woodland said...

Only you, my dear, can see that this is more beautiful IRL. To those of us viewing it on screen it appears to be nothing but absolutely STUNNING. This design is gorgeous, as is that awesome blue color. PINNING!!!!!

Leslie Miller said...

This has a very pretty and delicate look to it, and I'm always happy to see a Christmas card so I'll be encouraged to get busy with them, too. I've been trying. Pretty ribbon and die. I just love the colors. You deserve that vacation and the time offline will be liberating. I'll enjoy your posts while you're gone.

Bonnie said...

This is so neat and pretty! Love, love, love that bow!

Jenny L said...

Hi Diane,
Happy Rudolf Days.
what a very wonderful card and such a very super design too.
Love that gorgeous ribbon.
Thank you for joining the Rudolf Challenge.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.Dt

scrappymo! said...

This is such a pretty card. The ribbon looks great and glad you were able to use that fab snippet for your die!

Thanks for taking part in the June Rudolph Days Challenge.

scrappymo! said...

Me again...forgot to say glad to see you back playing along with us here at Rudolph Days.

Di said...

Gorgeous card Diane and I love the colours as well as the pretty design. Great to see you in the Playground!


Di xx