Monday, August 11, 2014

Merry Monday #121 - Pinecones and Plaid Ribbon

Hey everyone, it's Monday and that means time for another fun challenge at Merry Monday!  Wendy is our hostess and week's theme is to make a Christmas card with plaid ribbon, pinecones and greens - that's a recipe for some Christmas goodness!


Here's the inspiration photo:


You can see all the details and gorgeous inspiration from the rest of the Design Team here.  Or stop by their blogs and give them some love:

Katie Melhus (you're here!)

and our Featured Designer for August:

Jen Mitchell

I can't wait to see everyone's entries in the gallery this week, I'm always so impressed with all of the creations.

Thanks for stopping by, keep it crafty!


Supplies: 
Stamp: Lil Inkers
Cardstock: Early Espresso, Crumb Cake (SU)
Ink: Early Espresso
Cut files: Pine Branch, Pinecone (Silhouette Online Store)
Misc: Plaid Ribbon, Glitter Pen (Wink of Stella)


21 comments:

  1. Katie, this is so adorable! I love, love, love that plaid ribbon!!! So "country-ish!" xoxoxo

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  2. Love this card , beautiful ribbon!

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  3. Goodness gracious, I just love everything about your beautiful card, Katie! Love the hardwood on the cardbase, the pretty greens & pinecones along with your lovely plaid ribbon! I'm in plaid ribbon heaven this week! Haha! So pretty! :)

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  4. You've rocked this one, Katie! Love those dies and the ribbon is so bright and perfect! CAS at it's best! Have a wonderful week!

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  5. LOVE how you used the ribbon & your beautiful pine cones--terrific CAS design!

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  6. Just the right amount of glitter Katie!

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  7. I love this card Katie! The woodgrain background is perfect for showing off the sparkly greens and pinecones. Looks like I've got some new cut files to add to my wish list!

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  8. This is such a cool card, Katie! The what the greenery shows through that gorgeous plaid ribbon is fantastic and I love the sparkles!

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  9. Fabulous card Katie, I love your pinecones and greenery with the hint of sparkle.

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  10. Beautiful, Katie! Those pinecones and greenery almost look real!

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  11. Perfection, Katie! I love the sparkle on the pinecones and greenery!

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  12. Awesome card, Katie! Love how the pinecone and greens are tucked in that beautiful plaid ribbon! Hope you have a terrific week!

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  13. What a lovely pine cone and ribbon :) awesome card!

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  14. This is just gorgeous! The glittery pine cones are beautiful! :)

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  15. Such a pretty card! Love the sentiment!!

    Deanne :)

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  16. The glitter looks awesome on your pinecones & sprigs!

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  17. Just found your blog, so enjoyed looking around, you make some really lovely cards. I have become a follower so I shall be calling in to see your lovely creations regularly, hope you'll come and visit me too.
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  18. Such a beautiful take on the inspiration photo, Katie! I love all the sparkle on your pine cones and sprigs, and your plaid ribbon/bow is just beautiful! Lovely CAS design and color combo, too!

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  19. Oh I just love this and how perfect for the challenge too! ~Diane

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  20. Holy Christmas cookies, I LOVE that plaid!! Your card could be a topper on a giant and expensive Christmas gift! It's so tactile and delicious, Katie!! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend! Hugs, Darnell

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