Christmas Card Challenges #10 -- Create your own Backgrounds

Sunday, February 5, 2012

This week's optional challenge, in addition to making a holiday or Christmas card at Christmas Card Challenges is a fun one. We want you to make your own background. 

My card is also for PTI's Day 1 anniversary festivities. I chose the card Maile Belles posted. I love the background, colors and buttons.  I love all the projects from the PTI designers and am happy to have found this company to help make me go broke support.
I chose one of the images from PTI's Cheveron Stripes to create my background. I just stamped the image 5 times.
The only thing I'm not sure about my card is the pink gemstones I've got.  All I know is that I wanted to add just a touch of these to the card but really was at a loss to place them. Plus, I was thinking that I should add a third but really couldn't find a good place for it.  What do you all think?  I wish I was better at knowing what looked good visually.


Supplies not linked: Pink gemstones
Will any of you be watching the Super Bowl?  We love football in our house but this game just seems so anti-climatic to me.  I'll be rooting for the Giants, even though I am not a fan of Eli Manning, as it was the Patriots who stomped on my team a few weeks ago to end their playoffs.

Whatever your Sunday holds for you, I hope it is everything you want it to be.  Hugs!


Jeanne said...

I think this looks nice, Alanna. I hear you on not always being sure what looks "right" visually. If I were to add the third gemstone, I might put it along the same line as the one highest on the card, only lower by the tail of the p. Then you get your "triangle" shape. But if you are happy with your card as is, then by all means, keep it! It looks great.

As for the Super Bowl, I'm not a big follower of either team, but I enjoy a good game, so I hope it's not a blow out on either side. That's boring to watch. I like the commercials or the idea of the fun commercials. In recent years, it seems so many of them have been mean spirited and I don't care for that. Now I guess they are leaking the commercials before the game even starts. What's up with that??

Laurel said...

Very pretty! I love the Aqua!

Ted said...

Loving the aqua/kraft combo, Alanna! :) Pretty background you created!

SharonD said...

Kraft and aqua mist is such a cool combo!

carol (krillsister) said...

Great card. Two of my favorites: chevron & kraft.

JJ Bolton said...

Looks good Alanna! Love the look of the natural colored chevrons and the aqua mist lettering!

RiNNE said...

This is so pretty, Alanna! Love the chevron stripes and their muted colors.

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