Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Non-Traditional Candy Canes

Well, folks, I've been disappointing myself a bit lately! I am totally into non-traditional holiday card colors, but looking over my past holiday posts this year, they've been very traditional! So, let's shake it up a bit, shall we? But first, let's take a look at all the contributing factors to my card for this evening...

#1: Here are the colors for the latest CR84FN color challenge~

#2: Here's the sketch for Mojo Monday's latest challenge~

#3: Over at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long, they've challenged us to use a favorite sketch--I'm choosing to use the Mojo Monday sketch because I had tons of fun! BUT, it needs to be Christmas!!!

Okay, there are all the contributing factors!!! Now, onto the eye candy...

Here's my card~

Isn't it fun?! I was inspired by the stripes on the cake in the CR84FN inspirations pics and the overall feminine feel of them. And my non-traditional candy cane paper worked out nicely--striped and girly!!! :) Wanna take a closer look? Well, you get to, anyway, because I LOVE to share close-ups! ;D

Close ups~

13 comments:

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Love your pink & black candy canes! The layers and embossing are fabulous!
Mackie

Sue Lelli said...

Oh Mynette, I LOVE those striped candy canes with the bow! I also LOVE all of your embossing! Glad you used our colors for a non-traditional Christmas card! You have inspired me to do the same with my next card! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

Loralei said...

It's fun to play outside the box sometimes....this looks great!

Vicky Hayes said...

Brilliantly different Mynnette!

Jacqueline said...

This is a very bold colour combination - I love it! - Jacqueline xx

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful holiday card - love your papers! Thanks for playing along with us at CR84FN!

Lisa said...

Wow this is fun Mynnette! The candy canes remind me of Good n' Plenty...remember those licorice candies. Cute card!

Sally said...

I love the pink & black on this card, it's very effective. A nice embossed panel & a pretty gingham bow. A beautiful creation.
Sally x

Bev said...

Wow! This colour combo is great, how brave you are to tackle the challenge.

Stunning as always

Sorry that I've not commented for a while, but I've been so busy, and not even had much time to craft!!

Bev.x

Mynnette said...

Thank you, friends! Lisa--LOVE that! Good and Plenty holiday card, lol! Bev--no worries! I understand busy!!! :)

Patrice said...

Those are the coolest candy canes ever!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

What yummy candy canes! Love the little scalloped tag and jewels! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN :)

Debgem said...

I do like your card - I nearly used this paper myself! Great minds. Love the layered up candy canes and sweet gingham ribbon! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!