Friday, April 4, 2014

Mistletoe

I didn't want to miss another Merry Monday challenge so I searched all my papers, stamps & stickers but couldn't find any mistletoe.  Decided to see if I could print an image from the internet & make that work.  I hadn't paid attention to the challenge picture, but you may find that hard to believe as they're so similar.  I colored with markers over the bow to get a richer look, sprayed with Glimmer Mist & added pearls to the berries.  My sentiment is from Penny Black's "yuletide greetings" & is heat embossed & popped up. This turned out to be
a fun project & an end result I like. Several snippets, so I'll enter this over at Pixies Crafty Workshop.
Puppy Fritz is adjusting to his new life & acts like we've always been his mom & dad. He's a real sweetie & all the work involved is worth it!  
Thought you might enjoy this picture of him with 
his big stuffed toy. He's about 32 pounds & has a lot of growing to do.
I'm slowly catching up on your blogs, so don't give up on me.  Enjoy the weekend.  


31 comments:

Kailash said...

Wow I love your card Greta, that shine and glimmer is so rich and beautiful, love the added pearls!!!

Maria said...

Gorgeous Christmas card! Love the shimmer and shine and pretty pearls! Sweet photo of Fritz, too!:-)

Marybeth said...

You win!!!!!! Hi Greta ...this is stunning! Love the mist you sprayed on this gorgeous card. Wow!

scrappymo! said...

This is beautiful. Love the shimmer and shine!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Glad to see you enjoying some crafty time, Great, with all your new doggie mom responsibilities! Your mistletoe looks like the photo because they pretty much all look like that and a glorious sight they all are, too! I love the design of your card very much!! And I love that Fritz's toy is a bunny for Easter time!! Hugs, Darnell

Di said...

Stunning card Greta, so sparkly and such a beautiful design too. I do have a mistletoe stamp and, as Darnell says. I suspect most mistletoe looks much the same (albeit not always with a luscious red bow :)

Fritz looks to be a real darling too, aw.

Hugs

Di xx

Colleen said...

wonderful inspiration with that mistletoe...love all your shine on it and think your "new" one is adorable too..I bet he brings a song and joy to your heart!

Katie Melhus said...

Wow! How resourceful of you, and it really turned into a beautiful card, nice work! So glad you're playing along this week at Merry Monday!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

This is gorgeous, I love the effect of the glimmer mist!
How cute is that little one, maybe I should get an oversize toy for Papi too, he bites his tiny ones and pull out the stuffing like in 2 minutes, LOL!

Lisa said...

Love the shimmer on your pretty card Greta! Mr. Fritz looks right at home!!

Nancy said...

Gorgeous shimmer on your card, Greta! And the beautiful peals! I LOVE your sweet Fritz! He looks so happy!

wienerhoneymooners said...

Beautiful!!! This is amazing!

joy said...

I am so impressed with your determination to keep up with the Christmas card challenge, Greta! I just can't get into making Christmas cards all year long. This one is a real beauty; I love mistletoe!!

1CardCreator said...

Pearls and glitter, just stunning! ~Diane

Rosemary said...

wonderful card, greta! the shimmer from the glitter mist is so pretty!

Bonnie said...

Fritz is so handsome and intelligent looking! I'm so glad he's working out for you and know he'll bring you many years of happy companionship! Love the mistletoe and the sparkle over it! What a great image! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

Wendy said...

Puppy Fritz is just so adorable! Thanks for sharing a picture of him! Also love your beautiful mistletoe card, Greta! The image is perfect and I love the shimmer! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Monday! :)

LeAnne said...

Gorgeous image! Love the sparkle! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Merry Monday challenge this week!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Your card is so shimmery!! I love it and I love that you thought to find an image to print up to make work for this challenge. I'm such a stamper that I can't think beyond the ink pad! I'm impressed when others do.

Dawn Turley said...

Gorgeous card Greta. Love the glittery goodness.

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Your card is gorgeous with all the glitter. Your puppy is so sweet, enjoy ! Shirleyx

Jessi Fogan said...

Absolutely gorgeous glittery card! I think I'm going to have to go to the Internet for some mistletoe too :) And I'm glad Fritz is turning out to be clever - makes training SO much easier!

Lori said...

Greta!!! You found an absolutely GORGEOUS mistletoe image! wow...I love the shimmer mist on top :) Thanks so much for joining us this week at Merry Monday!! xoxox

Estelle TBT said...

Your chritmas card is so gorgeous, Greta! The mistletoe picture you found match so perfectly with the challenge picture! I love the glimmer mist effect.
Your new puppy is adorable and you seem to be a very happy mum!
Hugs.

Notes by Nina said...

Beautiful card I love all that shimmer. Thank you for playing along with us for Merry Monday.

Shirley said...

Your card is so pretty and it really shimmerz too!! Your puppy is a real and you can tell he already has a personality all his own. Those eyes looking at you seem to be saying " and now what is she up to"!!! LOLOL TFS

Margaret Moody said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, Greta! Love the image and the added shimmer!

Mona Pendleton said...

Beautiful card Greta! Love the shimmery goodness! Your baby is adorable!

Cat Craig said...

Wonderfully shimmery card, smart idea to get your image. Glad Fritz is settling in.

cm said...

Such a pretty, shimmery, wonderful card; even prettier than the inspiration photo! As for Fritz - well, how adorable he is!! Love that 'what's up' face he's giving the camera, as though he's wondering why his playtime with his bunny has been disrupted. Sweetness++++ My two mini schnauzers, combined, weighed less than he does now (12 and 15, each); I need to remember he's a standard - just a 'bigger' package to love! Hugs~c

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Greta, I'm just getting caught up with your wonderful new cards...and photos of Fritz! What a sweetie! I love this Christmas card and envy you for having started! Hugs, sweet friend!