Certainly Celery & Old Olive Christmas Card

My card for this week’s Stampin’ Queens Sketch Challenge (SQSC15) is the fourth card in my 25 Holiday Cards Challenge. Here’s the original sketch:

SQSC12 Design

The scalloped circle focal point reminded me of fabric in an embroidery hoop, so I decided to try to go with an old-fashioned, vintage look. Here’s my version of the card, using various papers in either Certainly Celery or Old Olive:

Olive and Celery Christmas Card

Here’s the breakdown on the elements:

  • Background: Certainly Celery base with Holiday Harmony II—8
  • Back Rectangle: Certainly Celery with Vintage Overlay—11
  • Middle Rectangle: Brocade in Certainly Celery
  • Top Rectangle: Holiday Harmony II—11
  • Circle: Very Vanilla with Old Olive
  • Stamp Brush Sets: Something for Christnas—Ornaments 1, 2, 4, & 5 and Merry Christmas
  • Embellishments: Small Rhinestones and Certainly Celery Grosgain Bow

3 thoughts on “Certainly Celery & Old Olive Christmas Card

  1. Glad you saw an embroidery hoop too. I actually considered trying to do a pattern with x marks like counted thread cross stitch, but time and sanity won out. I might go back to that idea in the future though.

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