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Dec 12, 2020

A Christmas Wreath for Allsorts Challenge

Good morning! It's time for a new theme at Allsorts challenge, luckily everything seemed to work out ok with my card upload last week at the challenge blog and hopefully it'll continue that way.

This week it's Wendy's turn to host and she chose the theme of "Got to be Christmas". Everyone is welcome to join in and be in the drawing for a cute stamp set by Woodware. Just be sure to follow our simple rules which you can find on the challenge blog.


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I had started coloring up this image a few weeks ago but never finished the card and decided it was perfect for this challenge. This is an old stamp by PSX. No longer in production but you may find it on eBay or Etsy. I stamped with Versafine Onyx ink and colored with my Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. On the background I used the background stamp Christmas Story by Penny Black with Antique Linen Distress ink. The edges were sponged and distressed for some added interest.


The sentiment is from the Penny Black set Brush Pines stamped with Walnut Stain Distress ink. Gingham paper is from my stash, it's really old from my early days of paper crafting but in perfectly good condition. On the left side I used some chocolate chip card stock from Stampin Up.    




Jute twine is by May Arts, I added it along with an eyelet which I set with my crop-a-dile tool. I don't use eyelets often but still have a ton from when they used to be popular and they do add an interesting detail. 


Thanks so much for visiting today! 

I'm linking up here:
Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Colored // Creative Fingers - Anything Goes // Winter Wonderland - Christmas // Crimbo Crackers - Christmas // Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes // The Paper Funday - Christmas // Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes // A Place To Start - vintage // Make My Monday - Christmas // Use Your Stuff - Winter or Christmas // International Art & Soul - Add a Bow // We Love Chocolate Baroque Challenge - Anything Goes //

Link Parties:
Sunday Showcase with Ada and Mireille // Inspire Me Monday // Hello Monday // Random-osity Good, Random, Fun // You're The Star Blog Hop Link Party @Stonecottage Adventures // Anything Goes with Your Hosts @ My Random Musings // Little Cottage Linkup // Love your Creativity Link Party // Hearth and Soul (starts Monday night) // Shelbee On the Edge Spread the Kindness // Jenerally Informed Happy Now Blog Link // Tuesday with a Twist @Stonecottage Adventures // Randomosity - Good Random - Fun // The Happy Now // Tuesday Turn About // Effortlessly Sophisticated // Wonderful Wednesday // Classy Flamingos // Welcome Wednesdays // What's Up Wednesday? // Little Things Thursday // Thursday Favorite Things // Traffic Jam Weekend //@Being a Wordsmith Slices of Life (Encouraging Hearts and Home) // A Morning Cup of Joe // Fridays at the Fire Station // Shelbee on the Edge // A Little Bit of Everything // Dare to Share /

 

28 comments:

brenda said...

Such a striking design Ellie, it's such a pretty focal Christmas wreath and gingham compliments it so well.

B x

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is GORGEOUS! LOVING that wreath!

Marilyn said...

Beautiful card! love your coloring
Have a great day!
Marilynđź’–

Shauna Crymble said...

It looks as beautiful as usual! Love your art work!
The Best Wallet

Linby said...

It's so beautiful, love the colours you used and the DPs looks fab with it.

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

So sweet, such beautiful design and love the detail of the twine in the reinforced hole!

Kathleen said...

Love the colours of this great card, a super wreath and a lovely colour pallet.

Kath x

Mrs A. said...

I like the eyelet and twine in the corner. Such a lovely colour choice too. I have just ordered some of those pencils to try out. Hugs Mrs A.

pilch92 said...

That is beautiful.

Joanne said...

You make the most beautiful cards! Pinned.

Ellibelle said...

Thanks so much!

Ellibelle said...

Thanks Marilyn, same to you!

Ellibelle said...

Thanks Shauna!

Ellibelle said...

Thanks Lynn!

Ellibelle said...

Thanks so much, Alice!

Ellibelle said...

Thanks Kath!

Ellibelle said...

I think you'll love the polychromos. The colors are so rich! Thanks for stopping by!

Ellibelle said...

Thanks so much!

Ellibelle said...

Thanks Joanne!

Wendy L said...

It is gorgeous Ellie,great colouring, xxx

Margaret said...

Beautiful image and lovely design. Thanks for joining us at International Art & Soul. Merry Christmas, Maggie DT

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

I return with my Dt hat, thanks so much for joining us at We Love Chocolate Baroque with your fabulous card!

Amy Johnson said...

This is gorgeous! It has a 'Farmhouse Style" to it. Love it.

Tracy said...

Absolutely love this image Ellie, beautiful colouring, gorgeous creation.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

missgailly said...

Wow! This is so gorgeous. It almost has an antique look to it. Thanks for playing along at Use Your Stuff - Gail #staysafe #stayhealthy

Donna Walls said...

An absolutely gorgeous card, I love the Vintage Feel of it and that stamp is wonderful! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Funday Challenges and look forward to seeing more of your creations! Happy Holidays to You and Yours. Donna, DT

Mervi said...

Stunning card Ellie, huge colouring and it's brilliant!
Thank you for sharing at We Love Chocolate Baroque challenge;-))m

Shelbee on the Edge said...

Such a beautiful card design, Ellie! I am so impressed by your creative talents with stamping! Thanks for sharing and linking with me!

Shelbee
www.shelbeeontheedge.com