Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Creative Belli Challenge #133-Merry Christmas

December 21st - January 3rd
Challenge #133 - Merry Christmas!
(you must have the word "Christmas" on your card)

 What is more special at Christmas time than Jesus in the manger???  I found this great digital image at Create with TLC.  I used a CAS design so the focus would be on the image. I used My Mind's Eye DSP from a 2009 stack.......but I love the blue shimmery paper to emulate the night sky. I hand wrote the sentiment, as I am away from home and have no access to any sentiments.....  I added paper piercing to the border of the image. The star is 'layered up'- which is a Technique Junkies technique.

The spirit of the Belli challenges is to encourage you to use your OLD and FORGOTTEN embellishments!The DSP is  'old' and the gold ribbon under the sentiment is from a reel I purchased for last year's cards- and was not used.
 Be sure to stop by the Creative Belli Blog to see what the Belli Girls made for you today.....  If/when  you upload a card to Splitcoast, PCP, Stamp TV or another online gallery be sure to add CBC133 in the keywords section.

Thanks for stopping by!


Dr Sonia S V said...

Shelly the texture and shimmer is so lovely
Cheers from India
Thank You for joining the fun at For Fun Challenges

Dr Sonia S V said...

Sorry Shelly please ignore the fun challenges part of my comment!

Robin Parker said...

Shelly, I love all the sparkle to your creation. Which should be for Jesus. Happy Holidays to you an all of yours!

jimlynn said...

Shelly, this is lovely! So much shine on here and just a beautiful card.

Mary Marsh said...

this is such a pretty Christmas card Shelly-love the image-Merry Christmas

Cheryl said...

This is so pretty! I love the shimmery papers you used.

Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Cathy L. Calamas said...

Lovely card. Thx for stopping by my blog, too.

kiwimeskreations said...

Beautiful Shelly - love how you made the nativity the focus.
Christmas Blessings

Shirley said...

Your card is just lovely and so appropriate too! If I don't stop by again before, a Very Merry Christmas and Healthy Happy New Year to you and yours!

Payne Holler Cards said...

wanted to pop in and wish you a Merry Christmas!
love how you kept the manger the focus and managed to add the sparkle perfectly (-:
hugs GF, see ya in 2012!

Karen Howard said...

Gorgeous card, love the shimmery background, so pretty! Merry Christmas! Hugs, Karen

joy said...

Yes, you are right at Christmas there is nothing more special than the baby Jesus. Great texture with the shimmer.

Pam Sparks said...

yep, Happy Birthday Jesus is what it's all about! Thanks for sharing your pretty card w/the cute digi image Shelly!

Stampindamour said...

SHeLLY - Cute card!!


-pamela :)

Traci S. said...

Hi Shelly,

I love this CAS Christmas Card. I love the blue paper...the silver reminds me of the brilliant lights of the Heavenly Host!

I am delighted to tell you that you have won the He IS Able blog's
"Very Merry Christmas Blog Candy!" Please stop and take a look at the post of Christmas Day!

He IS Able!
Traci Starkweather

2amscrapper said...

beautiful and great idea. I must try to fit this challenge in. I hope you had a great holiday weekend. Happy New Year!

Joan Ervin said...

What a beautiful Christmas card, Shelly!!! The image is sooo sweet and I love all the shimmer!!!