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Windy Pine: Day 11 of the S&S 12 Days of Christmas

How can it be so late on the month already?! It’s already Day 11 of Smeared & Smudge's 12 Days of Christmas.  I cannot believe it! I had such aspirations! Such dreams of what I could create! I got some of the things done…but very few. Well, there’s always next year I guess! But enough of this bah-humbug attitude! I do have a new card to share with you today. And I utilized a paint chip again.

I chose this chip for the bottom color…it’s called “Windy Pine.” Isn’t that a great name for a color? I mean, can’t ya just smell it???

I picked a different tree from Tattered Angels…from the same set I used on Saturday. Love this set! The sentiment is also a part of it. I embossed the tree in a hunter green, and the “Winter Wishes” in Queen’s Gold. I inked around the edge of my cream colored card base, and that was it. Simple but pretty.

And now I am off! Off to try to wrap presents, finish gifts, make more cards, and to try to just b-r-e-a-t-h-e! Ha! That will probably have to wait until the New Year! Please be sure to stop by all of the Jolly Bloggers, listed in my side bar. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

ike said…
OMG... Derrr !!!! I've just realised what you are using... those colour shade things from the paint shops !!! Can't believe I didn't see it on the first one. This is an awesome idea. The tree looks wonderful on there. Genius !! xxxxxxx
~Lady B~ said…
Gorgeous! I may have to start picking up paint chips!
Unknown said…
Love this the tree is fantastic
luv Jane xxx
Monique's art said…
great idea, might steel it from you;_) I love the card
Laura B said…
Very pretty! Sorry I haven't been around much lately! *hugs*
MaRyKaY said…
love that tree stamp. great card. You got me wanting to use up my paint chips now. You may have started a new fab in the paper crafting world.
Great idea to use the colour samples and the Tree stamp is lovely. FAB card Alison :)
Jamie Phillips said…
Very pretty! Great technique.
Steph said…
So cool, now I'm goign to have to go to home depot and get some of these. :)

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