Monday, October 22, 2012

Mixing it up with Misty!

Happy Monday to you all!

I don't know about all of you, but I am soooo ready for the holiday season to get here! I have been listening to Christmas music lately as I create and sucking on peppermint sticks.  LOL I have been so very inspired that I created a holiday layout using Cracklin' Rose...but TOTALLY not what one would expect from this gorgeous collection.

I used the creams and whites of the collection and added in bright reds and greens for the accents to help create this whimsical page featuring my daughter and her BFF from last Christmas.

I used acrylic paints to paint the laser cut Christmas tree and sprinkled it with glitter...then used Green with Envy Powder Puff ink to ink all of the branches.  For the gift package, I used red acrylic paint for the bow and only the Green with Envy ink for the package border.

Since the collection features deeper red hues and I was shooting for bright red, I created a couple of lollipop embellishments with ribbon to help accent the layout.

I hand cut these stockings from The red notecard on the Summer Samba 500 cut-outs page and I added a touch of crochet lace to the tops and inked with Midnight Confessions inks.

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Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the festive layout & photos. Especially like the crochet lace on the stockings, as well as the sparkle on the trees & the twine used for the lollipops.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Marcia Dehn-Nix said...

Love those lollipops and stockings. Fabulous, bright and cheery Christmas layout!!

Adora Concepcion said...

love this!!!

Karen M. G. said...

Great layout! Love all your embellishments

Crafty Aunt Dee said...

Fabulous layout with the wonderul tree. The socks are so cute as are the suckers. Great job.

Barb Craft said...

Fabulous layout! I love the way you took this line and brightened it up with red accents! Perfect for the cute photo!

barb :)