Wednesday, 24 September 2014

A Nordic Christmas Card

At the 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown this week the them is to make a Nordic Christmas card


Don't know what that is .... read on

"Simply put, it's rustic, minimalist, cool, cozy, calm and peaceful. That means Natural and Neutral tones such as wood, black, white, kraft, silver, wheat. The most popular accent colour is Red.  Green or Blue are alternative complimentary colours but avoid using all three unless you have lots of neutral colours and  space to maintain the uncluttered feel. Repeat patterns are another common feature. It's all about light and purity. For texture, opt for natural material such as wood, straw accessories, tree branches, pine cones, linen."

So - here is my take on the theme


Materials - Stampin' Up
Stamps: White Christmas, Holiday Home, Special Season (retired)
Ink: Real Red
Card Stock: Whisper White, Real Red
Accessories: Dimensionals

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5 comments:

  1. Hi Jacqueline - love this! So glad you got a card made - the background you made is fab!

    Glad you feel better, hugs xx

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  2. Jacqueline this is wonderful! A perfect example of a beautiful Nordic Christmas card, and great use of the White Christmas stamp set - you clever girl! Hugs, Gill xx

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  3. Perfect stamping Jacqueline and a perfect Nordic style Christmas card! Ruth x

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  4. Wow - what a terrific job of combining those stamps and stamping so perfectly that it looks like patterned paper! Fabulous!

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  5. My goodness, another beautiful and clever design - you're on fire Jacqueline! Vicky x

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