Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Burning the Yule Log

     Two days left in the 30 Days of Christmas at Beccy's Place and the prompt today is the letter "Y."  I decided on a salute to the tradition of the Yule log (see Yule Log history HERE) and used the Hearth set from Beccy's Place.  This set is so versatile, having a wide variety of add-ons which can be used with the central fireplace.  It can be used for cards throughout the fall and winter seasons.

     This is a pre-colored image, printed and fussy cut with scissors.  The Yule log and flames are printed and hand-cut separately, then mounted on dimensional tape so that it stands out from the fireplace interior.  The cat and his ball of yarn are also separate, fussy cut, and mounted on dimensional dots.

     The dark green dp serves as the wallpaper in the room, and everything is mounted onto a green card base.  I used green satin ribbon from Crafty Ribbons and hand tied a bow made from plaid ribbon.  I didn't add a lot of embellishment beyond the ribbon and bow because I really wanted to maintain the feel of being inside a room, next to the fireplace.

     The sentiment was cut with a die from Die-Versions.
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     We're halfway through the week today and on a wind down to the weekend.  That means there will be more crafting time!  Yeah, Hooray!  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie


ScrappyHorses said...

Oh my, this is the "purr"fect, cozy scene with that sweet kitty! Beautiful design! Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Choosday! ~Katrina

Linda Simpson said...

This is beautiful, I love the cute little kitty.
Linda xxx

Donna Ellis said...

Sweet little kitty, and beautiful fireplace, Connie! I love the tiny leaves in your wreath, and the beautiful use of the ribbon on the side. Lovely creation! Hoping all is well with you, and that the flu has finally ceased and desisted! LOL hugs, de

Beccy said...

Gorgeous card NC, very homey and warm. Love the addition of the little kitten on his soft bed, he definitely has the choicest place in the house! The die cut sentiment is fabulous and I like the green ribbon and bow you added. Well done.

Christi Conley said...

Love this!! I can feel the warmth from the Yule log :)

*Vicki* said...

So adorable Connie!! I love the warm and cozy feeling of your design!! This is a great idea for the "y" letter! Really love that sweet little kitty with his ball of yarn too!! HUGS

Lori Kobular said...

Oh that kitty by the fireplace is adorable! Such a warm and wonderful card!

Sandra said...

Such a fun card NanaConnie!! Love it!
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ike said...

Oh, that is fabulous. A super card :-)
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Beatriz said...

Lovely card with a great scene! Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments Designs. Beatriz DT