Saturday, October 13, 2012

Speedy Fox & Friends 129 - Inspiration

Happy Weekend!!!   It's time to check out Speedy Fox & Friends challenge!  This week's challenge is an inspiration challenge.  You can find all the details on the challenge  here.  The inspiration photo is shown below:

I tried a couple of ideas before I settled on this design.  I wanted to use the squares and the swirl from the photo to inspire my design plus I need to work on my Christmas Challenge of 5 cards a month  so I ended up chosing plaid Christmas DP for the background (squares at an angle) and a flourish behind the sentiment for the swirl.  The sentiment and mini holly leaves are in the fun holiday stamp set: MFP a Heinrich Co. "Holly Jolly Greetings" .  The sentiment, stars and flourish have been sprayed with gold smooch spritz that I picked up on the clearance aisle!!!  TFL and have a great weekend!

Holly Jolly Greetings

Paper: Paper Studio - Yuletide Joy
Acces: Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles,
Die-namics Star Stax, and Fishtail Flags


  1. Lovely Christmas card. Love your combo of papers and colors. Great take on the inspiration photo.

  2. Angie--this is a lovely Christmas card! And your plaid BG paper reminds me of the squares in the challenge photo. Great job! TFS

  3. Angie,
    What a pretty Christmas card!! Your DP hits upon the tile in the challenge image, and your dies and starts are wonderful. I really love your layout and card!

  4. hello Angela, super nice and cute card, thanks to play with us at CSAYL, biz

  5. Very pretty! Love the bg paper & the design is fantastic.

  6. This is gorgeous! LOVE the traditional colors and the wonderful papers! Thanks for joining us at CSAYL! :)

  7. Very pretty. The stars are the perfect touch.

  8. Very pretty card, Angie. I love those stars and how you sentiment looks as if it is hung on the flourish. Great paper, too.

    BTW, I picked up my little fir punch at Michaels a long time ago. They may not carry it now...I just don't know. Hope you can find it.

  9. Beautiful Angie! Love the layered stars and fancy flourish!

  10. Beautiful card. I love the colors. Perfect Christmas card.

  11. JUst GORgeous! What FABulous papers and I LOve your design.
    Thank you soooo much for joining us this week at CSAYL.

  12. Oh, I love this! Love the layout and those double stars. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.


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