Monday, September 14, 2015

Nativity Inspiration

Are you loving the Papertrey Ink September Release so far?  There are so many fun new Christmas goodies, its hard to pick a favorite.  Today, we are showcasing the new Petite Places Nativity set.  I love having a Nativity to set up every year.  It has always been a tradition in my family to set one up before anything else for the Christmas season.  My most favorite, is the Willow set.  I love the clean and simple look with the neutral colors.  So naturally, I went with a neutral color palette for my CAS Nativity project.  



I have a card, a set of tags and a fun little ornament to share today.

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First, a CAS card using the gray, red and white color combo.  

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I stamped the Stable in a light gray and then the silhouette in a darker gray. Then I added in Smokey Shadow tree dies and a sentiment in red.  The background is embossed with the Medallion Impression plate for some added detail. 

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This new ornament die is so fabulous and has so much potential for a dressed up elaborate die, or in my case and bright white CAS ornament.  

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I added in the same colors for the silhouettes of the Nativity pieces.  

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I used the window die, to add white paper in the back of the ornament just to keep the background white.  

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Next, I did a set of 4 quick and easy tags.  I used Tag Sale #3 die for these tags, along with the new White Tag Stock....which is beyond fabulous by the way!!  I stamped a a sentiment from O Holy Night in Pure Poppy, added in a line stamp from Posted Stamp Set, and then stamped the same Nativity silhouettes in gray.

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I hope you have enjoyed my simple take on the Nativity projects.  There is lots more to see, so stop by the rest of the DT's blogs.  Here is a list of stops to make!

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Thank you so much for stopping by today!  Have a great day!



12 comments:

  1. I like how you closed off two of the box windows! Shows another of the many ways you can use this box!

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  2. Today's projects and goodies are my absolute favorite! LOVE all you created here, Laurie!!!

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  3. Precious, top to bottom, Laurie! I have the darling Nativity set my own Mom made in a well deserved evening away from nine kids ceramics class she took ... I wish you could see it. Come for Christmas!!
    =]

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  4. I love these, Laurie! I have the Willow Tree Nativity, too....

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  5. The red sentiment is a nice contrast with the soft grays used for the nativity scene. I really love the religious sentiments.

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  6. I am loving those mini ornaments, so so cool!

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  7. Great projects, and GREAT IDEA closing two of the windows,Thanks!

    Cariños,
    María Alba

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  8. Love the clean and simple design of the narivity ornament,


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  9. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Love the silhouette style.

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