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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Rebel Challenge RC018: One-Layer Winter Holiday Card

With this time of year being so chaotic, we are asking you to slow down and make it simple!  Create a one-layer card featuring a winter holiday - Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza, New Year's, Valentine's Day or Mardi Gras.  Let's see your Rebel spirit with a

Winter Holiday Card

We reserve the right to delete submissions that do not
follow our guidelines!

Please check our FAQ for all the info on our challenges! Here's the short version.

1) You can use any products to participate in this challenge. You do not have to use Rogue Redhead Designs products but it would be fabulous if you did!

2) Your submission must include some stamping.

3) Please read the directions for the challenge. We like to add a twist here and there. Your submission must be a one-layer card and feature a Winter holiday.

4) Only links that are to a single post (ie only to a general blog post) will be accepted.

5) All submission posts need to include a link back to this challenge to be eligible for the challenge prize.  Please note: the challenge must be named in your list and not simply listed by its URL.  Thank you.

6) You can submit up to 3 entries and you may combine this challenge with  only up to 5 other challenges, but more than that and you will disqualify yourself.

One challenge winner will be drawn randomly from the qualified submissions for a $15.00 US voucher at the Rogue Redhead Designs Store. This challenge will end on January 6, 2013. The winner will be announced on January 9, 2013 and will have until February 9, 2013 to claim their prize.

Here's some easy ideas to get you started!

For the first card, I used some copic coloring to celebrate Mardi Gras!

Artwork by Sharon Briss
Stamps: Romantic Couple, sentiment and jester hat
from Carnival Dreams (Rogue Redhead Designs)
To create a one-layer Valentine card, I got nice and inky with lots of sponging and a little masking and kept my card monochrome.

Artwork by Sharon Briss
Stamps: Cuddling Couple, sentiments, xoxo border, hearts
For my Christmas card, I decided to use repetition to create some visual interest for my one-layer card.

Artwork by Sharon Briss
Stamps: mittens from Candy Kisses and sentiment
from Snow Hugs (Rogue Redhead Designs)
Finally, I used masking to create two blue color blocks around my image to highlight this wintery Valentine's Day card!

Artwork by Sharon Briss
Stamps: Snow Couple from

Come back and visit our blog over the next month to see some more one-layer holiday cards.

Now, it's your turn! Find your creative rebel spirit!


  1. Very nicely done Shar. I think I have lost my Christmas Mojo, so I'm thinking of lettling go of the Christmas cards and try your challenge....time premitting LOL


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