Monday, 12 December 2016

Poinsettia Christmas

Apparently today is National Poinsettia Day (according to Simon Says Stamp), who knew there was such a thing!  Maybe it's the optimal day to buy your poinsettia and still have it alive on Christmas Day (it would still be a bit dicey in my house LOL)

I needed to make a Christmas card that wasn't too jolly and didn't say 'happy Christmas', so this is what I came up with.
My poinsettia stamp is an olide from Art Gone Wild (I think).  I'm not convinced about the sentiment, it may or may not change!
Coloured with a red watercolour pencil, gold stickles added to the flower centres.


  1. This is such a beautiful card, i love the poinsettia.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.

  2. Wow Lynne this is one beautiful festive creation I love how you have stamped and coloured the Poinsettia it looks amazing a superb card
    lorraine x

  3. Beautifully designed and crafted card.
    Good to have you with us at CRAFT this week.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

  4. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stampers Challenge. We would love to see you again.
    Hugs, Daniela

  5. Fabulous festive floral display :D love the touch of gold in the centres. Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley Challenge :D XXX

  6. Your card looks so wonderful, the poinsettias are so fantastic.♥
    Thanks a lot for joining us at our second challenge by Sweet Stampers Challenge
    Hope to see you again, good luck.
    Hugs and greetings Angela DT

  7. We have friends who are Jewish, Hindu, Muslim, and athiest, but I still send them holiday cards, so I make some that don't mention Christmas, too. Regardless of their faith, or lack thereof, I want them to know I'm thinking of them at this time of year. I love your poinsettia card, and I think your peace sentiment is very nice.

  8. Dear Lynne
    What a beautiful Poinsettia card! I love the sentiment, it fits for everybody, I think.
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampers-Challenge
    Please come back again soon! Hugs Marlene


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