Sunday 18 November 2012

This was definitely a challenge!

The gals over at 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown have a doozie for us this week. They would like you to create something that incorporates Scripture. There are so many Christmas verses that I didn't know where to start. I also didn't want to choose one willy nilly, so there it became the challenge.
The first thing I really decided was that I wanted to use an Angel and not just any Angel. I looked at what felt like thousands of digis and images online but nothing grabbed my attention.. until... I found this gorgeous silhouette of a Herald Angel. This opened up all the possibilities for the verse as well.

When I chose the striped paper from my Festival of Prints DSP stack, I was a little scared. Perhaps a little over the top? Once I put it all together, I really liked it (and not one stamp!!).

Here is the verse in case you can't read it too well -

And the Angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. Luke 2: 10-11

I hope you can join in over at 52CC Throwdown - they have some wonderful inspiration for you.

Thanks for looking xx


  1. WOW Kylie - this is just fabulous and the paper is definitely not over the top - its a perfect compliment to the angel silhouette. Love love love this! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT this week.

  2. Very dramatic... but then the arrival of an angel should be dramatic! Great card...
    Alison x

  3. Hi Kylie - your image and paper work so well together and your verse is beautiful - thanks for joining in at 52CCT this week - glad you enjoyed the challenge! - Jacqueline xx

  4. Perfect verse and angel combination and that DSP sets it all off so well. Another very contemporary style card . Love it!

    Louise xx

  5. This is beautiful, Kylie! LOVE the gorgeous silhouette you've found--such an inspiring card! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

  6. Bold, dramatic and so very striking! I love how your image and verse link together, that effort you put into the planning of the design definitely paid off! A fabulous card Kylie! Thanks so much for joining us again at 52 {C}CT! Ruth x

  7. This is a beautiful card and I love the paper in the background! It is perfect to put the angel in value!

    Rosi x

  8. Oh....I love that angel image, it stands out so beautifully! Thanks for playing along this week at 52CCT!


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