Hello!  It’s the fifth Saturday of the month of July, and that means at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown, it’s “Pick a Previous” week!  This time we’re asking our participants to choose a 52CCT sketch from 2016 and create a card based on it.

I picked the sketch from February.  I gave the vertical strip an extra mat compared to the way the sketch is drawn, just to help highlight more of the colors in the designer paper. I layered glittery felt snowflake stickers for the large embellishment element of the sketch and added a rhinestone in the center for a little extra sparkle.  It was a quick and easy card, and it’ll go into the stockpile I’m creating for Send a Smile 4 Kids.

52CCT 07-30-2016

I’m also planning to submit this into the “something tactile” challenge at Less is More.

The rest of the design team and I are looking forward to seeing which of our sketches from 2016 you’ll select for your own card.  Be sure to link it to the challenge post by 7:00 p.m. Eastern time Friday, August 5.  We’d love to have you join in the fun and creativity!  Thanks for stopping by today.

Supplies:
Stamps: Critters in the Snow (Lawn Fawn)
Cardstock: Mint Macaron, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo (Stampin’ Up); designer paper from Holly Jolly Christmas 6″ x 6″ paper pad (Echo Park)
Ink: Early Espresso (SU)
Other: felt glitter stickers (Creatology); rhinestone (SU)

7 Responses to “52 Christmas Card Throwdown – July Pick a Previous challenge”

  1. I really like your take on the sketch. Great colours and super CAS layout. Deborah xx

  2. What a super way to add texture for our Less is More tactile challenge! Very eye catching and festive in feel… love this card. Great job!

  3. Terrific way to combine challenges…love that snowflake! Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

  4. Your snowflakes look particularly tactile Patricia…makes one want to reach out and touch them
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    “Less is More”

  5. Très colorée et pimpante cette carte Patricia, biz

  6. Love these fun colours for a Christmas card and the glittery felt looks very tactile.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

  7. WOW! That’s one icy snowflake and so brilliantly tactile. Great use of the sketch with the challenge too and Thanks for sharing and playing along at Less is More this week.
    Sarah

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