During the holiday season, we are overwhelmed by tons of inspiration on the internet, in the malls and while walking past store windows. There are lots of things that catch our eye and in passing we think, "I want that" or "I love that! I should make something just like it!" But, when it comes to creating, I find myself a bit lost. It's just all too much :) So, this year, I decided to keep it simple.
This year, my Christmas will be white with just a few pops of colour, a bit of glitter and dedicated to pure simplicity. To express this idea, I created a moodboard meant to inspire. Here, you'll find glowing houses, a snowflake wreath, drops of glitter and a beautiful color combination of mint, grey, gold and a wee bit of red. I created a layout using this combination and love the way it turned out. The crisp, clean embellishments and non-traditional color palette is very much in touch with the holiday spirit.
I really like the look of uncomplicated, nature-intended Christmas wreaths. They're beautiful decor, and have only become popular in my country. I made a tiny, delicate wreath with snowflakes I punched from glitter paper. A card with such a wreath doesn't really need much else; just a petite lace bow and Crate Paper chipboard ornament.
This last presentation was inspired by light houses. I used a die to create a cozy snow village. I then cut an intricate wreath in which to frame the village on a card. The pearl drops were the final touch!
Inspiration doesn't have to complicated - within it's parts, are designs that stand the test of time and serve as a wonderful gift in celebration of the winter season!