From Easter to Christmas- thank goodness the year doesn't go that fast. This is my second post for the day and I hope to have at least another one or two tomorrow.
This is about as close to a white Christmas as I will get- It's usually hot here at Christmas time. This is such a great idea- making Christmas Cards all year so that when the time comes at the end of the year there are at least a few if not all the cards made. I started making my cards for Christmas in February last year and still had a few to make by November so I am going to endeavour to follow this blog as much as I can.
The Inspiration from Pottery Barn was so pretty - wish we had these stores in Australia- may have to search out the local equivalent.
And the design team have done wonders with this challenge I hope you think mine will come up to expectations.
I used my Lattice Borderabilities for the first time and am amazed at the beauty of it. the stamp used for the focal is a Kaisercraft - Belle series stamp- I bought this set last year and used it several times but just in silhouette so I stretched my imagination (which is the point of a challenge isn't it :) )a bit and gave it a bit of colour by using my brush markers to do a basic colour before stamping it onto watercolour paper then I filled in the details with the fine end of the brushmarkers. Next I cut it out as best I could there are a few pieces that I didn't cut out - you can tell by the slightly darker background colour. But I hope you don't mind. Next I stamped the medallion- which I can't remember where I got it from but it was a great set with inserts as well and stamped Joy in the centre this came from the Kaisercraft set as well then I used a Bella set called Impressions for the bird. Once I had assembled it all I thought it really needed something else so I used Royal Coat Dimensional Magic on all the main red bits including the greeting- although you can't really see it from this shot. I cut an insert using the same borderability and I cut the medallion using a classic circle scalloped die nestabilities.
Things i used in this card(Recipe)- card average A5 pre scored card stock.
Stamps- Kaisercraft- Belle collection, Bella Impressions collection, and medallion-sorry not sure of maker.
Other- Colouring- Whispers Brush markers; Royal Coat Dimensinal Magic; Borderabilities-Lattice and Scalloped Classic Circle Nestabilities.
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that's it for now
Catch you later