Friday, December 18, 2009

Bramble Wreath Card

I have made quite a few different Christmas cards but haven't had the time to post. Today I like to show you a card that is very simple but I think, oh so elegant. But it took forever to decide what papers to use and after many tries it was only one DP. It is from last years Martha Stewart christmas papers. The Bramble Wreath is from Memory Box stamped with PTI Dark Chocolate on PTI cream cardstock and layered on brown PTI CS and adhered with pop dots. The beautiful lace is from Websters Pages and the ribbon is from my stash. The rhinestones are from Kaiser Crafts and stash. I forgot to take pictures of the inside but I did pretty much the same layering as on the outside and stamped the sentiment in the middle of the wreath.

I couldn't decide which picture of the front of the card was better. The lighter picture shows the sparkle of the rhinestones better. I think the close-up of the wreath makes the rhinestones look weird, like I glued them with the backside up.
I made several of these and 2 of them went across 2 different oceans, the Pacific and the Atlantic. I hope they get to their destinations soon.

Thanks for stopping by and thank you for all your sweet comments.


  1. Thank you for all the sweet comments you've been leaving me!! This is so pretty!!

  2. Oh what a pretty card! The lil' rhinestones add such a nice touch! :)

  3. Wow, Marie, you are absolutely correct....your card is stunning and very elegant. Great job!!
    Hugs, Christina

  4. Oh my this is so very beautiful!
    Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year!
    kim x

  5. Frohe Weihnachten liebe Marie. Ich hoffe du hast eine schöne Zeit im Kreise deiner Lieben.
    Deine Karte sieht so edel aus, toll gemacht.
    Hugs and best wishes for 2010!!

  6. oh wow I love this beautiful card simple but so amazing...beautiful touch with the rhinestones
    Mina xxx

  7. Simply Beautiful!! I love the simple elegance of your card with the little touches of blig. TFS!

  8. Cute card, Marie! Was fun to see your use of the Webster's trim on here. Don't you just love that stuff?

  9. Well, I live across the Pacific Ocean, and I am one of the most fortunate to receive this beautiful card from you, Marie. The card is very beautiful in real life, and I want you to know it will forever be treasured from you, my special friend. It is a very elegant card and you can see the love you put into it. The paper is beautiful and puts Hallmark to shame. Thank you very much, Marie! Love and Hugs, Cami

  10. What a beautiful card, Marie, I love the image and I love the rhinestones you added.
    Hugs, Christine :)