Friday, November 18, 2011

It's the MOST colorful time... of the year....

{Well, if you LOVE traditional Christmas colors!}

JUST US GIRLS l-o-v-e PLAYING with color!

And we LOVE when you get ALL colorful WITH us!!!

Can you resist? Aren't you just itchin' to play with these colors?

{They might be RIGHT there on your desktop, right NOW!}

Just grab some, mix, and play! Take this vintage cocktail napkin -
just settin' right thar on my desk, all innocent and nostalgic...
Perfect inspiration for this card! Just to show you NEVER know
when inspiration is going to tap you on the shoulder! But, if there
is any doubt how inspiration strikes - check OUT the JUG HEADS!


And our DELIGHTFUL guest designer, gracing us with her
talent this month - the darling Kim O'Connell!

Hope you'll get some Christmas color ONNNN with us....!

{Even if you DON'T use it for a Christmas creation!}

And if you DO make a Christmas card, toss in some buttons
and then LINK up with a FABULOUS Linky Party at my MOST
favorite source for buttons - Buttons Galore & More!

SUCH a fun time to get crafty! Can't WAIT to see what you do!

I'm so pleased you stopped by! Hope you have a
super-duper craftilicious day! Enjoy!

Supplies -

C/S - Stampin' Up!
D/P - Cosmo Cricket & Graphic 45
Stamps - Wplus9Design Studio
Ink - Brilliance, Colorbox Chalk
Seam Bias Ribbon - My Craft Spot
Baker's Twine - My Craft Spot
Self Adhesive Pearls - Want2Scrap™
Clear Button - Buttons Galore & More


TesaB said...

Wonderful christmas card! Fab colors!!! :)

Andrea M said...

ELise! A vintage napkin?!?! IS there anything you can't turn into GORGEOUS craft? I think not!!! This is FABULOUS my friend! I love how that napkin looks like it has a bit of shimmer - so pretty!

Lynn said...

Hello, Miss Elise, you know I love the CAS design! Gorgeous...and the vintage button is beautiful! Love all the details!

~amy~ said...

absolutely the pearls...such a magnificent touch! happy saturday!!!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Oh way to recycle! Love that you used a napkin and created a wonderful card around the image! great job with the colors~

Dotty Jo said...

Fabulous use of that napkin - what a glorious card, Jo x

Colleen Dietrich said...

What a beauty, Elise, and I even like your backdrop for photographing! Those little bottle brush trees are sweet.

Carol L said...

This is such a beautiful card! I love the colors and design!
Sorry I've not been around much lately - I had hip replacement surgery and I'm still in recovery mode. I'll try to catch up one day soon!
Happy Thanksgiving :)

Rosemary said...

of course you just happened to have a vintage cocktail napkin laying around on your craft desk! i mean... doesn't everyone??? another fabby creation my friend!!!

Kathryn B said...

Great use of the vintage napkin Elise! It makes for one stunning work of art! "Simply" gorgeous my friend!

Anne Tussing said...

Fantastic!! I love the vintage napkin and the pearls that you placed around it are inspired!! I'm always wondering what to do with those big pearls I I know! Thanks!!

Mynn xx said...

Those pearls are FABULOUS! The perfect elegant Christmas accent! :) Beautiful card!!!

AKiteFlier said...

GORGEOUS, stunning, BEEEUTIful! goodness E-stir you never cease to amaze me. This is just totally striking. Is the center piece actually "padded" or puffed up? It looks 3D. Well done missy! Wishing you abundant blessings and much joy on this Thanksgiving.

Dana Gustafson said...

Oh puffy holiday coaster! YOU have brought new life to an old treasure here! Way to go my crafty friend...I love it!

Claire said...

Lovely, lovely card! Seam bias AND baker's twine?! :)

Karen said...'s button love at first sight! And those pearls are like little puffs of snow to wrap it all up in! :>