Hello there!  It’s color challenge time at Christmas Card Throwdown.  This time we have a sort of modern twist on the traditional red and green and white, with burgundy, lime green, and cream.

I had this wreath stamp set out the other day for my card for the current challenge at CAS Colours & Sketches, so I decided to use it again for my card for CCT.  I pulled out two retired Stampin’ Up greens for the lime part of the color combo and went with more of a dark cherry red rather than a true burgundy.  The vanilla card base and image panel were the easy way to work in the cream part of the challenge.  Although it doesn’t show well in the photo, the card base is textured cardstock, while the image panel is smooth.  The bow was stamped and cut from a scrap of vanilla, and it’s raised from the image panel with shims of scrap cardstock for just a bit of dimension.  The layout comes from the current Freshly Made Sketches challenge, but I’ve turned the sketch 90° on its side.  Since it’s holiday challenge time at Addicted to Stamps and More, I’ll enter this card there, too.

52CCT 03-18-2017

And now it’s your turn to show us what you can create!  We’d love it if you joined our challenge this fortnight.  You have until 7:00 pm Eastern time Friday, March 31 to link your card at the CCT site.  Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you’ll come back again soon.

All supplies are from Stampin’ Up.
Stamps: Wondrous Wreath
Cardstock: Very Vanilla textured, Gable Green, Green Galore, Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla
Ink: Gable Green, Green Galore, Cherry Cobbler
Other: Wonderful Wreath die

8 Responses to “Christmas Card Throwdown – March color challenge”

  1. Gorgeous! Such a stylish card, Patricia Xx

  2. Awesome card!

  3. So sweeett
    I love your red and that wreath is wonderful
    adorable made
    many thanks to joining with us at ATSM this week
    Monika (ATSM DT)

  4. This is beautiful! It’s clean and crisp, and so festive. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

  5. It’s a lovely wreath stamp and so beautifully framed. I am noting that idea down. It’s very simple but just gives it an elegant look.

  6. Très jolie inspiration Patricia, j’aime beaucoup l’idée, je regrette de ne pas l’avoir eu aussi, le resultat est superbe et frais, biz

  7. Stunning holiday wreath…beautiful card! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ATSM!

  8. Wow, I love how this card came out!!! It is really beautiful!!!

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