Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Plaid is Rad: Happy Holiday Poinsettia

 One last card for the Plaid is Rad Challenge, over at the Poppystamps blog.

Lezlye's beautiful card with the white glitter Christmas trees, uses a fabulous paper from Basic Grey released a few years ago.  It's one of my all time favorites, so I chose to feature that print, and dress it up.

I've been itching to use the Holiday Poinsettia die that I won! When Poppystamps has a release, they give you an opportunity to win one of their amazing dies with each blog post.

This poinsettia die has just the punch needed to make the focal point sing The perfect accompaniment  is the  Fancy Happy Holiday die, cut from black glitter paper. (I really need to do something about my poor photographic space. Shine just isn't an element of my photos, and what's Christmas without shine?!) The plaid from Authentic had the cute musical border which I die cut.

I included a pic of this card on it's side, because when folks pick it up, they always put it down that way. I prefer the sentiment in the vertical orientation. Which way do you like it?

Now to post these, and see what the rest of you have been up to. If you like what you see, please leave me a comment; it will make my day. Happy Thanksgiving and may your holidays be filled with creativity and cheer.


  1. thanks so much for popping by and leaving such a fabulous comment! oh my goodness, you've been busy making three lovely christmas cards for the poppystamps challenge! i still have some of the beautiful basic grey paper that i can't cut into yet. :) aren't you lucky to win the poinsettia die?! it coordinates beautifully with your paper and really pops on this card!

  2. Wow Marcie, this has to be my favorite card you entered, stunning design and colours.
    Thanks for joining us over at Poppystamps this month!
    Pam x

  3. swoon! My FAVORITE Basic Grey Paper! Love that popped up poinsettia - that red is out of this world!

  4. This is outstanding! I just can't keep my eyes off this poinsettia on a floral background!

  5. This is sooooo pretty and classy! I love loveeeee that paper and you added just the right touches to make it really pop! Thank you so much for coming and visiting and wishing me a Merry christmas.......right back at you!!!


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