Sunday, December 18, 2011

Trigger Tuesday- And a Partridge in a Pear Tree

Hi friends-

I took some time out for Mom last night and created a card for Cath's Trigger Tuesday Challenge over at Moxie Fab World. This week's challenge was to create a card based on the following trigger photo:


Here is my card:


I created a card base of white cardstock and a panel in light grey and embossed the gray cardstock with a canvas impressions plate.  I cut a curved piece of white cardstock and topped it with glitter to give the feeling of a glittery snowdrift. I die-cut the tree from gray cardstock and stamped the tree image in Versamark and embossed with white embossing powder.  I added to glue to the front of the tree and coated it in some tinsel glitter before adhering the tree to the card.  I added pearls to the tree and stamped the sentiment before attaching the the completed the panel to the card base.

I was inspired by the trigger in the following ways:

  • Theme: Christmas 
  • Colors:  The lovely grays, creams and tans- who says that you need bright colors to make a striking card?
  • Embellishments:  I added glitter and pearls to mimic the adornment on the bird's breast and wing
  • The bird: I curved the snowdrift to reflect the curves of the bird and its feathers.
  • The trigger item itself:  The trigger is a pillow, I embossed the gray cardstock with a canvas impression plate to reflect the fabrc and adhered the stamped panel to a card base with some cushy pop dots.

Hope you like my take on the trigger.  Thanks for stopping by!

Katie

14 comments:

  1. I love your take on this! Very sparkly!

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  2. How gorgeous! You know, that sofa in the card today kind of fits this challenge, too, in its own way! :-) Thanks for visiting my blog, too! :-)

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  3. So very elegant! Love your beautiful glittery tree :)

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  4. Hey Katie! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  5. I am SO glad you commented on my blog. I've spent the last 15 minutes going through your gorgeous posts and am now a follower!! I love your stamping style!

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  6. Beautiful card. congrats on your tuesday trigger win.

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  7. so very pretty, congratulations on your shout out for the Tuesday Trigger!

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  8. GORGEOUS Katie! Seriously fabulous!

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  9. I love this! LOVE this. This card is gorgeous!

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  10. Your card is so elegant and really goes along with the Trigger wonderfully! Congrats on your shout out at Moxie Fab.

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