Viva la Merry

Hi friends! It's been a long week of sickness for me, but it's finally Friday!  And Friday means there's a new Viva la Verve sketch posted.  This week's sweet sketch is hosted by Charmaine.  I loved the possibilities with all the straight lines.

Viva la Merry by Julee Tilman | View more of Julee's creations at poeticartistry.blogspot.com | #vervestamps #cardmaking

I still had that inspiration graphic from this week's Card Concept challenge in  my mind, so rummaged a bit in my bin of vintage Christmas ephemera and came out with some goodies to pair with the watercolored pine cones I made in the video I posted on Monday.

Viva la Merry by Julee Tilman | View more of Julee's creations at poeticartistry.blogspot.com | #vervestamps #cardmaking

Since the stamping with the Pinecone Christmas set had already been done, I simply sponged all my layers with the antique linen distress ink and roughed them up a bit with a paper distresser.  I looped a bit of wide striped ribbon for my long horizontal panel and hung a teeny star ornament below it all. Super easy... which is just what my loopy cough medicine self requested on a Thursday night!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I hope you have a wonderful start to your weekend.

Viva la Verve November 2015 Week 3 Sketch designed by Charmaine Ikach | vlvsketches.blogspot.com
Viva la Verve Nov. Wk 3 Sketch
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Stamps: Pinecone Christmas (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Holiday Style (October Afternoon), crumb cake (SU!), watercolor paper (Fabriano)
Ink: real brush clean color markers (Zig), antique linen distress (Ranger)
Accessories: wide striped ribbon (SU!), star ornament (Jolee's Boutique), ephemera (Making Memories and City Sidewalks by Pink Paislee), InkaGold (viva decor), glossy glaze, glitter, MISTI

5 comments

  1. OH MY GOSH JULEE!!! This is my favorite card you have ever made and favorite sketch on VLV yet! WOWZA! I love, love this grungy-elegant homey Christmas look! Love it! Gorgeous in every detail!

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  2. Your card is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.
    Please take care of yourself and get well soon.
    Sending healing hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  3. Adore your ribbon treatment and watercoloured pinecones. Beautifully done as always. Hope you are on the upswing soon!

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  4. this is a vintage beauty Julee-hope you are feeling better-sending Thanksgiving wishes to you and your family

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  5. Beautiful!! Love the plaid with image and cool ribbon!

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