Friday, September 20, 2019

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming


Hi, Friends.......

I am here with another card to share in the Simon Says STAMPtember Gina K Designs Collaboration Challenge. When I made THIS CARD with the layered roses, I made two of the backgrounds. I decided to turn this one into a Christmas card. I sooooooo wish there were some Christmas stamp sets with rose motifs, because I love the old carol "Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming". I think roses make lovely Christmas cards.

For this card, I layered Noel diecuts, added some sparkly glitter to the roses, and glued a few clear sequins here and there. Placing it on a red card base gives it a festive Christmas feel. What do you think? I really love how it turned out.


Supplies used include:
Gina K. Designs - Old Country Roses stamp set
Distress Inks for flowers and leaves
Canson - Mixed Media Paper
Leftover Easter egg dye for background
Winnie & Walter - Essentials: Katharine Cutaways die set
Winnie & Walter - In a Word: Noel Cutaway die
Pretty Pink Posh - Sparkling Clear Mix sequins
Glitter from stash
Scraps of DCWV solid cardstock
Darice/Core'dinations cardstock for card base

Hope you enjoyed seeing this second rendition of my background. Thank you for stopping by today!!!

🖤
Janis


Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Simon Says STAMPtember Gina K Designs Collaboration Challenge
2. Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #455 - AG Christmas
3. Papercraft Challenges #46 - No Designer Paper
4. Double D Challenges - Focus on the Sentiment
5. ABC Christmas Challenge - S is for Sparkle (I used glitter and sequins for Sparkle.)
6. Crimbo Crackers Challenge #193 - AG Christmas
7. Creative Crafters Challenge #20 - AG
8. Allsorts Week 537 Challenge - AG + Opt Twist Photo Inspiration (I took inspiration from the Holiday sentiment and the flowers.)

9. Dare2BArtzy September Challenge - Your Favorite Color (I love ALL colors, but pink is a perennial fave.)

12 comments:

  1. Beautiful Janis! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘FOCUS ON THE SENTIMENT’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

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  2. Hello, Janis! Your rose card is beautiful! I like how you made it a Christmas card! Just popping in to let you know I'm excited about the Cat Lovers Hop - I just added your badge to my sidebar! My lovely friend Suzanne H. reminded me about the hop - I haven't been blogging or crafting much and it slipped my mind. Hopefully I can get my act together and start early this year! Thanks as always for all the work you do for this fun annual event! I wouldn't miss it!

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  3. Such a beautiful card, Janis. Love the colors and design!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts challenge!
    Ellibelle's Corner

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  4. Gorgeous sparkly roses Janis - and I agree about roes and Christmas - but then I think roses can be for any season and wishes. Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge with your sparkly roses and sequins. :) Lynda DT

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  5. Beautiful with the roses and I like this song too.

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  6. Beautiful design. Thanks for taking time to share with us at Double D Challenge Blog.
    Kathy
    DD DT

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  7. So beautiful in every way. Lovely image, colour and design detail. Thanks for sharing with us at Double "D" Challenge.
    Amelia (Double "D" Challenge Design Team)

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  8. Beautiful creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at The Creative Crafters. We hope to see you again.
    ~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

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  9. This is so beautiful and that rose is a non-traditional but lovely Christmas motif! Your subtle background really lets the roses take center stage and that glitter gives such a magical feel to your design. LOVE this!

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  10. Beautiful:)Thanks for playing with us at The Creative Crafters:)Ines DT
    http://inka-mojmalyswiat.blogspot.com/
    https://creativecrafterschallenge.blogspot.com/

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THANK YOU so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your kind words encourage me so very much!!!

Have a lovely day!
<3
Janis