Monday, December 18, 2017

Branches...

Hello & Happy Monday Crafty Friends!
I realized that I hadn't shown you the last 
Christmas card I made from that October
Card Class I went too - So, I thought... Today
is a good day to share it! :)

Here's the card the Hostess made for us
to re-create --


I really like the branches on this card
I wasn't a fan of the ribbon or the sentiment


Now - Here's what I made --


I liked the layout of her card, so I stuck with that -
I changed it up a bit by using a Stitched Rectangle die
and an Oval Double Stitch die... 
I also used Red Cardstock as my Card Base - I thought the white was
too boring for me... 
I used a Stitched banner die with a nice simple Sentiment
And I also used a Stitched Scallop die for my 
Scallop border which shows smaller scallops than
the original card has. 
I also wanted to dress up the branches, so
I used some Candy Cane Trendy Twine with
a Red gem to highlight the branches a bit -



Of course, to finish my card, I added some Tiny Clear Gems 
and some Glitter Red & Green Nuvo Drops --

 I think my card took a lighter approach
and felt the original card seemed to bulky/heavy
to me... What do you guys think???

Thanks for stopping by!
Have a Fabulous Day!

Theresa

11 comments:

Migdalia said...

Beautiful card my friend! I love the pretty branches and Trendy Twine as well!
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

CA Scrapper said...

That's a really pretty card! Have a great week my friend.

Leslie

Stephanie said...

I love the changes you made. It made me feel good to look at it. It's beautiful!

Anonymous said...

This one is pretty close to the original but yours is "lighter." I agree about the ribbon.

Very pretty!! :) I really like that green paper, and the branches are the perfect match!

Evelyn

Marilyn said...

Pretty card!!

Kate - Small Bits of Paper said...

Well, given that I'm a fan of all your creations, I might be a bit partial but I really do prefer your card. It does have a lighter look to it. I love the changes you made to make the card one you could be happy with. It looks fabulous!!

Sukie said...

Gorgeous card and design! I absolutely love all of the dies you used! Very pretty color combination too!

Gerda said...

What a beautiful card, Theresa!! Love the pretty papers and the pretty branches!!! Love it!! Have a great day.
Gerda

Beth F. said...

Wonderful card! I love the addition of the Trendy Twine and the sparkly dots. They really add so much.

Karla Yungwirth said...

Your card turned out lovely! Those little changes you made have a big impact!

Lisa said...

So pretty! Love your Verizon! Love the twine instead of ribbon and the card base color really makes a difference....