Thursday 21 June 2012


Hello lovely bloggers, thanks for popping by, and a warm welcome to my new followers.
I know it's only June, but the inspiration picture at FOR YOUR INSPIRATION made me think "CHRISTMAS" as soon as I saw it.  For my DT card, I have taken inspiration from the trees, which look white at first glance, yet seem to have a slight hint of pale pinky-mauve - does anyone else see that, or is it just me??!!   

Full challenge details and some fab. work from the DT can be found on the FYI blog.
Look forward to seeing  more of your wonderful work - this is a fortnightly challenge so you have plenty of time to create your project (no excuses)!

My Recipe:
Black base card, with a layer of white which I embossed on a Score Board.
The image is  from Layers of Color, stamped with Tuxedo Black Memento, and is designed to work with the Nestabilities Labels 18.
Image softly coloured with Copics Pale Lilac.
Memory Box die - Madera Corner.
SU Dazzling Diamonds glitter on the wings and Holly leaves - difficult to see on the photo unless you click the pic!
I would like to enter the following challenge ~
HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS - Die Cuts and/or Punches.
Have a fab weekend - 
Love to all ~


Mrs.B said...

Hi Silvia, I think your card is a perfect interpretation of the picture. I Love the image you have used.
Hope you are well.
Avril xx

cheryl said...

oh wow Hun,this is stunning oh just adore this,and the background is just perfection,wow its really so classy Hun super take on the photo,hugs Cherylxxxxxx

Doreen said...

This is quite

G Peplow said...

I see it, I see it, hand in air LOL You've captured the essence of the photograph beautifully and produced a gorgeous card Sylvia! I love the calm feeling of this little beauty, lovely crisp embossing and stamping. The die cuts work so well, almost like wings, Hugs Gay xxx

Miranda said...

Hi Sylvia, beautiful interpretation of that gorgeous photo and I saw it too those pink and mauve shades! Hope to join and you are always an inspiration! warm greet Miranda

Beryl said...

It's beautiful and elegant and perfectly captures to spirit of the beautiful scene - and yes - I can see the hint of lilacs in the piccie.
Beryl xx

Sasha said...

Hi Sylvia,
I love your beautiful Christmas card. Fabulous embossing and flourishes. The stamp you used looks really lovely stamped onto the nestie...gorgeous! xx

Kim S said...

You've chosen a beautiful stamp and made it even more beautiful by adding all those lovely details!!

Denise said...

Love this beautifully elegant card Sylvia. Such a gorgeous image.
Denise xx

Christine L said...

HI Sylvia

Love your gorgeous card.... that embossing on the scoreboard really makes it fabulous.

And yes, I see the pinky lilac too, but then again, I see it everywhere!! lol!

Christine x

Suze Bain said...

This is beautiful Sylvia, love that stamp and the delicate die cuts. xx

Linby said...

What a beautiful and elegant card. I love the way the nestie mirrors the shape of the bridge in the photo too.

Kathleen said...

That scoring is great, lovely image and the whole card is fabulous.

Kath x

June Nelson said...

Arghhhh Christmas , woman do you want me to have a heart attack!!! on a nicer note the card is stunning, I love cards using a sentiment or words as the focal point but im not brave enough to try it lol , just stunning darlin xxxxxxx

RefRacBe said...

Lovely card, Sylvia. I really like how you have created the background with scoreboard. Rachel.

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow simply stunning.. love the scored background
Lisa x

Sara Mac said...

Sylvia this is a stunning card. Your scoring is perfect.

Judy McKay said...

Stunning elegant card. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges this week.

Stamps and Paper said...

Sylvia this is a stunning Christmas card


Michelle said...

So elegant, Sylvia! I really love your interpretation of the photo. I also saw more than black and white after I looked at the photo for a while.

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Hi Sylvia, I missed this one. Love your elegant take of the beautiful inspiration photo. I hope I can participate in the challenge but I have some injuries that might stop me for this one. Have a great weekend, Shirleyx

Meighan Wheller said...

What a beautiful card Sylvia. I love the embossed background and the image. Wonderful! Thanks for joining us this week at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges, we hope to see you back soon. Regards Meighan

Home sweet home said...

This card is really wonderful,love it.
Love Merethe

Aileen said...

Beautiful serene card. So classy. x

Bonnie said...

I think black and white cards are so classy and you have taken this to another level with that beautiful die cut! Great job Sylvia!