Sunday, December 2, 2012

Challenge #90: Christmas Colors

Paper Playtime starts a brand new challenge today!! 

For Ch # 90
Theme: Christmas Colors
StartsMonday, Dec 3rd 12:00 am EST
Ends: Thursday, Dec 13th Noon EST
Winner (chosen by Announced: Thursday, Dec 13th late afternoon

Our sponsor this challenge is...

One winner chosen by will receive a $15 Gift Certificate to their store!

Here is my project for this challenge:

I decided to make a "JOY" Banner!  Here are pics of the individual letters:


I don't know about you but for me, Christmas colors always include Red and Green.  I used our Pear and Partridge paper to make this cheery little banner.  I had some chipboard coasters that I covered by cutting out circles using the Art Philosophy cartridge - page 21, A1, < Circle1 > 4".  I also cut the tree using the AP cart - page 52, D2, Shift, < Tree2 > 3 1/2".

I used the Artiste cartridge to make the rosette on each piece - page 50, B10, Shift, Card, < P > 1 1/2".  

The letters were cut by this really neat cartridge I just got called Type Candy Font.  It was on sale at Michael's for like $20 and I have to say, I'm so glad I got it.  I just LOVE the different fonts it has!  The letters were cut at 3".

I then used my Crop-a-Dile to punch holes in the coasters and inserted Cranberry Velvet ribbon.     

Type Candy Font Cricut cartridge 
Cranberry Velvet Ribbon (retired)

I hope you enjoyed my project for this challenge - you know how I love to read your comments :)  

I can't wait to see what you submit for our Christmas Colors Challenge - are your colors Red and Green?  Or do you have other colors you think of when you think Christmas?

Have a wonderfully crafty day!

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  1. I so love your banner!! The rosettes, the trees, the great letters and the papers. Love the idea of using coasters as the foundations! :)

  2. Lucy - thanks for visiting my blog - your banner is beautiful - I love it when I get a buy on Cartridges! Enjoy your week!


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