Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Taj Mahal



DH strikes again.  I showed him today's card and he told me it looked like the Taj Mahal.  Sometimes he can be so supportive and sometimes I can only stare at him gasping wordlessly at him like a fish out of water.  "Thanks dear."

Today's challenge on MFP's Simple Salutations is to use non-traditional Christmas colours.  I chose kraft, beige and purple to use up some bits and pieces.  The pine bough came from my "Joyous Season" set.   I used a sentiment from MFP's "Tis the Season" set.  I love this sentiment because I can send it to my relatives on DH's side who live overseas.  For years they would giggle at me for wishing them a "Merry Christmas", especially my younger nieces and nephews.  It wasn't until they were well into their teens that DH admitted I'd been wishing them a tipsy Christmas.  Then of course they all roared with laughter at my mortification.

Anyways, here's hoping all your Christmas cards are made, maybe even sent and that you all have a Happy Christmas!

Challenges this Card Meets:
MFP's Simple Salutations - Non-Traditional Christmas Colours
Crafty Catz - Merry Christmas
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Extra Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes for December
Cute Card Thursday - Christmas Catchup
Loves Rubber Stamps - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Last Christmas (Card of the Year)
That Craft Place - Christmas
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Non-Traditional Christmas Colours
V's Sweet Ideas - Holiday

9 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, I suppose it has the reflected shape of the Taj...lol....
    Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week..x

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  2. Love the card and the colors. Taj Mahal? I don't think so!! And thanks for clearing up for me the Happy Christmas sentiment. I always wondered why some said that...and now I know. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Creations. Good luck. Pop on over to some of the DT blogs for extra prizes this time.

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  3. Thank you for playing along with us this week at TPC with your gorgeous creation.
    Happy Crafting
    Carole xXx

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  4. Beautiful card, i love the colours. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place x

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  5. A stunning card. Love the colours. Great layout. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

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  6. Beautiful card! I love the purple against the green pine trees! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps! Have a very Merry Christmas!

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  7. Thanks for entering this lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for December - hope to see you again soon. x

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  8. LOL I see a beautiful ornament, nestled among the branches! :-) Fabulous card and love the colors! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!
    {hugs}
    Regan

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