Friday, October 2, 2020

Pretty in Plaid

Good Friday Afternoon Friends!

When I saw the new challenge offered up over on the Memory Box Blog, I couldn't help but start creating and play along.  Their theme is month is:


Be sure to pop over and check out the samples & read the rules!
Here's what I've created . . .

The Memory Box products I have used for my card are:

Evergreen Sky Collage

Memory Box - Dies - Evergreen Sky Collage

Silverdale Branch

Memory Box - Dies - Silverdale Branch

 Leaping Deer  (older die)  #98390

Believe (older die) #1280

Christmas Plaid 6x6 paper

 PP1009 Christmas Plaid 6x6 pack

 The word BELIEVE was die cut twice.  Once from the reverse side of my focus plaid panel and again from a scrap of red card stock.  I then adhered them together slightly offset to create a shadow effect and make the word pop.

 My corner Silverdale Branch was colored using Spectrum Noir alcohol markers
and Red Stickles was used to give Rudolph his shiny red nose.


It appears he must be running late to meet up with Santa and the other reindeer!
OH DEAR ... he's better hurry!

Challenges to share in:

Cut It Up  2W, 1E,  - No. 210 - WORLD CARDMAKING DAY, Make a card  Must have Die Cut(s)  (W1 of 2) (ends Oct. 14th)
Jingle Belles - 2W - must be Christmas - SNOW FAR, SNOW GOOD (create projects that celebrate the white fluffy flakes of SNOW … (ends Oct. 7th)
2 Crafty Critter Crazies (M, P1, E5, must have a critter) #43 - Anything Goes with a Critter (ends Oct. 25th)
 Creative Craft Cottage Challenges (M, P7, F, E3) #133 - Add an Animal (ends Oct. 3rd)

 That's it for me today!
Here's wishing you a FABULOUS weekend ahead!
As always, thanks SO MUCH for taking the time to stop by!


  1. Perfect color choices, Darlene. The red makes it all pop! And the soft brown plaid against the smooth white. Ahhhhhh! XXO

  2. How cute and fun card! Love the berries and the red nose :D

  3. A gorgeous card Darlene,love the dies you have

  4. Very pretty scene you have created, love the pretty soft plaid background and the branch at the top...well done! Once I am home I will be joining you in this challenge!

  5. Oh, WOW, this is stunning. I love the placement of your holly sprig off the card and the plaid paper is just my color!

    Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up for our World Cardmaking Day challenge!


  6. So festive and beautiful! Gorgeous dies and patterns here! Thanks for sharing with us at Cut It Up! ~Katrina

  7. I would have to say you did the plaid up so well, love how you even used it for the sentiment, this is a cool scene, love it!

  8. This is sooo beautiful, Darlene, and I'm excited to see it because I just ordered a set of 4 of these Memory Box dies. I love what you did with it, framing the deer and adding the sprig. The plaid makes a great background and I super love the "believe" cut in plaid. Surprising how well the plaid shows up on the word.

  9. such a pretty and intricate card design, those dies are beautiful! so pleased you could join our snowy fun at JINGLE BELLES!

  10. This came out so lovely! I really love how you used the patterned paper! The recipient of this card is going to be very lucky! Thanks for joining us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies!


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