Monday, October 4, 2010

Pink Poinsettia...

Christmas is not a time  nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. -Calvin Coolidge
Last year a group of friends and I exchanged Card Kits before Christmas and we were all supposed to use the kits and make cards. Then we were going to post them on our blogs...well, a year later I am finally working on the last half of the kits! (At least I am not the only one! A few in the group quit stamping around the time the kits showed up.)

This kit included PTI's Peaceful Poinsettia and Imaginisce Snowy Jo paper. I wasn't sure what I thought of the Graphic Poinsettias at first, but now that the card is done I really like the look of it! I pulled out my unused MFT Flower Trio & Leaf Die and made felt leaves and colored the flowers with my Copics.

 I used a sentiment from Woodware USA's Traditional Christmas Greetings for the outside And the inside...

Stamps: Peaceful Poinsettia (PTI,) Traditional Christmas greetings (Woodware USA)
Paper: Santa's Secret Garden (Snowy Jo by Imaginisce,) Scarlet Jewel, White (PTI,) Felt (MFT)
Ink: Scarlet Jewel, Dark Chocolate (PTI)
Misc: Pearls, Stickles, Flower Trio & Leaf and Scallop Edge Dies (MFT,) Poinsettia Embossing Folder

Going Grey: Think Pink
Charisma Cardz: Christmas
Incy Wincy Designs: Sparkly glitter
Glitterbabes: Embossing
Creative Card Crew: Bloomin' Marvelous
Gingerloft: Glitter & Bling
SCS Hope You Can Cling To: Pink Holiday

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. WOW! This is stunning and GORGEOUS!!

  2. Oh WOW! this is just beautiful! LOVE your coloring on those flowers. Hugs,

  3. This is just stunning love the colors and how it's L/O
    Thanks for Playing Incy Wincy this Week
    Hugs Nikki and the rest of the DT

  4. This is just wonderful! Gorgeous papers and amazing colouring!Thanks for joining this week at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge!

  5. So very pretty. Gorgeous poinsettias!

    I have that paper too and love it.

  6. i ditto michelle! WOW! your coloring is like gorgegous! this whole card is absolutely gorgeous!

    thank you so much for joining us at glitterbabe's challenge!

    hugs :)

  7. Beautiful Rach--the glitter and pearls look fantastic!

  8. Oh my google - LOVE it! The flowers are GORGEOUS with all the embellishments and shine! And they are PERFECT for the paper!!

  9. Rachel, this is so gorgeous! Most beautiful! :)

  10. Absolutely stunning gorgeous colouring.
    Thank you for playing along with Creative Card Crew,
    hugs cherie

  11. Fabulous Christmas design. Thanks for joining in with my challenge at Charisma this week. Good luck.
    xx Vee

  12. Hi Rachel, what a gorgeous Christmas card. The image and papers are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

  13. Beautiful card. Love everything about it!

  14. Oh Wow!! Love that sparkle on the poinsettias!! Just gorgeous :D Thank you for joining us at Glitterbabes Challenge XXX

  15. Stunning! The Poinsettia's look divine and the sparkle on them is wonderful. Love this one.

  16. WOW! I love everything about it....gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing at Glitterbabes!

  17. this is absolutley beautiful-love the poinsettias

  18. Oh my, this is Absolutley Gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

  19. This card is beautiful! I love the colors and the DP. Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

  20. Gorgeous card Rachel...Stunning. Thanks for playing in this weeks Going Grey with Scrap-Creations challenge!


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