Lots of Joy Color Challenge – CCMC382


I’m playing along again with Create with Connie and Mary and their latest color challenge. While these colors are not your traditional Christmas colors, I think the card works perfectly for the upcoming Holidays. I have been stamping and creating Holiday cards non-stop for the past week, so I will be posting more of my Christmas cards over the next few weeks. I know it’s not even Thanksgiving, but I like to get my cards mailed out to family and friends the week of December.



Stamps: Lots of Joy, Gorgeous Grunge
Paper: Whisper White, Delightful Dijon
Ink: Elegant Eggplant, Island Indigo, Delightful Dijon
Misc. 1/2” circle Punch, Delicate Ornaments Thinlets, Gold Cording, Project Life Journaling Pen, ruler

Whisper White: 8 ½” x 5 ½”, 5” x 3 ¾”, 3 ½” x 3” scrap for ornaments
Delightful Dijon: 5 ¼” x 4
Gold Foil: scrap for ornament topper
Gold Cording: 16”


  1. Fold and crease white card stock to create card base.
  2. Stamp the splotch stamp from Gorgeous Grunge with Delightful Dijon ink on the Whisper White 5” x 3 ¾” paper. Then stamp the Merry and Bright saying from the Lots of Joy stamp with Island Indigo on the bottom right.
  3. Stamp ornament from Lots of Joy stamp set using Island Indigo ink and Eggplant Envy ink on the white scrap. (I lightly stamped off once with the Eggplant Envy as I thought it was very dark.) Punch out with the 1 ½” circle punch.
  4. Using the Big Shot cut out the ornament tops in Gold Foil with the framelit from Delicate Ornaments Thinlets.
  5. Build your card. Layer the Delightful Dijon on the card base. Attach the Whisper White mat on top of that. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach ornaments. Attach ornament tops on to the ornaments.
  6. Using a ruler and the Journaling Pen draw a straight line from the top of the card to the ornament.
  7. Tie a bow with the Gold Cording to each ornament top.
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  1. Alison Barclay says:

    I love these baubles and the splashes of gold. Thanks for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary this week. 🙂

  2. Joanne James says:

    A gorgeous card Denise – I love the statement your bold baubles make and the splattered background adds colour and interest without being overwhelming. Thanks for joining us over at Create With Connie and Mary this week!

  3. How DELIGHTFUL! I just love ornaments and these colors and love the background you created for them! Thanks for joining us this week for the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

  4. Chris Slogar says:

    The ornament from Lots of Joy look fantastic in these colors! So festive and elegant! Thank you for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary!

  5. lvstmpn says:

    Very nice! Love how you used a splatter background for the ornaments…sort of looks like twinkling gold lights in the background. Thanks for playing the Create with Connie and Mary color challenge this week!

  6. Lisa Young says:

    The splattered background looks fabulous behind the ornaments – which are so pretty with the gold hangers and bows. Thanks for joining us this week at Create with Connie and Mary.

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