Saturday, July 28, 2012

Dynamic Duos: Sweet Baby Jesus

I certainly can't say that I started out thinking I was going to do a Christmas card for the Dynamic Duos monochromatic brown challenge, but here it is...



Sweet Baby Jesus




I had two goals when I started the day...get my card done for Dynamic Duos and AFTER I played with the browns, I was going to treat myself to using my brand new Christmas stamps from Annabelle Stamps.  The day wasn't going my way - I had a lot of starts and stops with the browns - and I kept wanting to sneak in a Christmas card.  Finally, I gave up on the browns, pulled out the Christmas set, studied the baby Jesus and realized that he would be wrapped in raw linens - browns!!!  

I think it works!!

Check out all the other fantastic cards, then give it a try yourself.  We love looking at everybody's creations each week.  (And I have a bet with myself that we won't see any Christmas cards!!!  ETA - I just realized another design team member snuck in a Christmas card, I guess I'm not as creative as I thought!!)

  • Stamps: Annabelle Stamps Wise Men
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Early Espresso
  • Ink: Stampin' Up Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, copics
  • Accessories: Martha Stewart Extra Fine Crystal Glitter, Lil' Inker Designs Frame Impression Plate, Stampin' Up Espresso Quilted Ribbon and oval punch
  • Challenges: Submitting to Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes

20 comments:

Tracy said...

Very beautiful. Love the colours this week. I have that Impression plate and love it, looks fantastic :)

Caroline said...

Beautiful card love the image. Caroline xxx

Marlena M. said...

Precious, precious! I love this image and card Kim.

stampwithsandy said...

What a sweet and elegant card! Love all the white, very clean.

Lisa said...

Love this sweet baby Jesus wrapped in brown swaddling clothes! this worked out perfectly for our colors Kim, marvelous card!

Anni said...

What a beautiful card! I love the embossing in the background and the glimmer on the oval! Such a cute image!
Anni

Melissa said...

I fell in love with this as soon as I saw it, Kim! Love the woodgrain BG and the simple, sweet scene you created! Just perfect! :)

Bronwyn Eastley said...

This is absolutely adorable and I love a Christmas card made with neautrals. Now I will have to go back to Annabelle Stamps and check out this stamp set too!

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Love how you designed this card! The embossing, the coloring, the star .....just everything! So beautiful!

Aimee's Creative Stamping said...

I Love this card!! Perfect!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

Sometimes y just can't fightit, Kim! Best to give in & go with the mojo flow! Hugs xxx

Susan Joyce said...

Delightful image Kim, love all the texture and bling.

Paige said...

What a beautiful card you created! A perfect holiday card!

H2 :) said...

Very sweet Kim. Nothing stops the lure of new rubber, lol! :)

Bonnie said...

Awh! This is the sweetest card and perfect in these neutrals!

Anne Marie Hile said...
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Anne Marie Hile said...

Oh my word! This is so clean and fabulous in every way. I can't call it clean and "simple" because it is not at all. You added the perfect details to really make this a stand-out, Kim! So pretty! :)

Arlene said...

Oh Kim, your work just blows my away! This is gorgeous!!!! :)

Tracey McNeely said...

Kim that image is so so cute. Love it!

Jenny said...

Oh this is just so adorable Kim, looks amazing in the monochrome colours too :0)
Jenny x