Tuesday, 4 November 2014

I'm dreaming of a Teal and Orange Christmas

It doesn't have quite the same ring to it, does it? But I think this delicate filigree Christmas tree die works best when there is a strong contrast between the die cut and the background, so when for tis week's "Non-traditional Christmas Colour" challenge at Less is More I had a good rummage through my bits box  and found these scraps of very powerfully contrasting teal and orange card, just enough to cut the tree and layer it with. All the card really needed - indeed, all it could possibly stand,  in the light of such vivid colours, was a simple greeting stamped in a matching teal ink.

I'm joining in with

Less is More - non-traditional Christmas Colours
Christmas Cards All Year Round - No Patterned Paper
Christmas Card Challenges - No Embellishments
Pixies Snippets Playground - week 149
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - November  


Sid said...

Love that block of bold colour !!

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Love your blog post title Jane ... made me smile
as did your card. Certainly non-traditional but funky and fun.
Great colour choice
Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
Sarah xx
Less is More

Marsha J Reed said...

Love your card, Jane. I never would have put teal and orange together but it totally works! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.

Chrissie said...

Wow this is a really vibrant one!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Carol said...

Super card, the orange and teal look great together. Carol x

Di said...

Oh Jane, this truly is brilliant :) Great card and super colours there!


Di xx

Hazel said...

Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for CCAYR November challenge and also my CHNC challenge extra for November - hope to see you again soon x

Donna B. said...

Pretty Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at CCC this week!

Rose said...

So glad you joined us for our CHNC extra challenge this month with this wonderful creation!!
Hope to see you back for our next challenge :)

Judy Corner said...

What a lovely creation! So pleased to see you sharing at Crafting all year round and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT

Anne said...

Vibrant and contemporary, great colours Jane!
Sorry to be so late commenting this week, thanks so much for your LIM entry
Less is More Designer

Birgit said...

The unique colour combo for Christmas really has set off the tree-really pretty and bold-love it!