Monday, 5 December 2016

I love Christmas

My first card with the Penny Black Winter Wonderland set. I just love the little birds with their Santa hats.


Inspired by the ...

... bird in the middle
... surrounded by leaves
... with a little sentiment





Using non-Christmas stamps for Christmas


Using the simply wonderful Altenew Beautiful Day stamp set to make a Christmas card.



My entry for ...







 

Sparkly Joy

Still using my die cuts from LaVon ...


I also embossed the sentiment with sparkle embossing powder.


Inspired by the sketch at Fusion Card Challenge and the sparkly snowflakes :


Also an entry for ...

... The Paper Players : Snowflake Challenge


... Inspirational Challenge : CAS with Sparkle



Merry Christmas

I was given some lovely sparkly die cuts by LaVon ... and very timely, to go with the current Fusion Card Challenge


And a close-up of the glitter reindeer ...


I was inspired by the glittery reindeer in the green branches.


Also an entry for ... 

... Time Out Challenge : Christmas with an optional Twist of Glitter/Shimmer

... Freshly Made Sketches #265




Sunday, 4 December 2016

Make a Wish

Keeping it to one layer and CAS ... with some Glossy Accents to give it that extra dimension.



My entry for ...

... CAS-logy #226 : Candle Challenge













... Color Throwdown Challenge #421




Friday, 25 November 2016

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Tweetest Christmas

The LOTV (Lili of the Valley) stamps are just the cutest ... love their trio sets. I had been wondering how to incorporate the 3 when I spotted the Freshly Made Sketch - perfect fit.


I white embossed half the background with the Hero Arts Raindrop background stamp. I created the sentiment circle with words from the new Hero Arts Happy Merry Messages set and drew the outline and holly to match the other circles.

My entry for ...






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Love, Joy & Peace Dove

My new Penny Black supplies arrived this week. I ordered both the dove die and the stamp set which has the same lovely artistic dove. So I have made 3 cards following the same basic layout ... one with the stamp, one with the die, and one with the negative of the die.

First with the stamp ... embossed in white ...



then the die with some Frosted Lace Stickles ...


and lastly, the negative of the die. I changed to watercolour, and decided that it was better without the magical background ...


Which one do you prefer?

My entry for ...

... CAS Colours & Sketches #200 Challenge (Congratulations on their 4th Birthday and wonderful milestone!)


... Addicted to CAS : Ombre Challenge




Saturday, 19 November 2016

Hugs

Such a wonderful sentiment ...


The heart is popped up on foam to give dimension ...





Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Peace

I have my mother visiting, so I don't have as much time to get into my studio to play. But I have promised her some Christmas tags. I gave her my Christmas stamps to choose which kind of designs she would like, and this LOTV stamp was one of them.


A close up of the wink of stella on wings, and diamond stickles on stars.


My entry for the One-Layer Simplicity Challenge : Peace be with you.
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