Saturday 6 December 2014

Deck the Halls

Afternoon folks, here I am with my second post of the day. 
It's a bright sunny day here after a sharp frost. Max is lazing by the range and Al has been cutting and stacking wood for the next couple of weeks. All is quiet!
I'm sharing a card I started yesterday but didn't quite finish but anyway it was too dark last night to take a photo!
Over at Muse the designer is the talented Vicki Dutcher and I based this card on her's, spotty red paper, kraft and holly.

As you can see I took a few liberties with Vicki's original design:-

I rotated the card 90' and used my MB Glowing Candles die. It was the only die I had with holly branches!
I cut the outline in white then cut again twice in green and paper pieced the holly and candle sections, cutting away the candles from the green. After layering up, I added some tiny red diamontes to the holly and some gold behind the candle flames. The stamped sentiment was free with a mag, as was the holly stamp, no idea of the make or the mag! The panel was cut using my Die-namics pierced rectangle dies.

OK, that's about it. Thanks for all your lovely comments, they really do make my day. See you back soon.


  1. Very traditional but would look great on someone's fireplace!

  2. I love this interpretation of the muse - the die cuts are gorgeous and laying the sketch on its side is genius! So glad you joined us this week, Julie!

  3. Awesome take on the Muse :) love this diecut :)

  4. Love your candles! Beautiful card!!

  5. Perfect! This is how this challenge works - be inspired, but show similarities -- so, you did awesome!! Thanks for joining in at Muse!

  6. I just wanted to tell you that I LOVED your card and voted for it because it was just the perfect "inspired by" design. It's so gorgeous!

  7. I'm so sorry I didn't stop here sooner...Congrats on being a Featured Member for this beautiful card at Muse! Such a pretty color combo and stunning design! WTG, Julie!

  8. I couldn't resist commenting. Perfectly written!


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