Thursday, 11 October 2012

Popcorn the Bear

This week's 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown is a sketch (I find sketches are great when I want to make a card but my mind has gone blank!).  This card was made by following the sketch and using oddments of Popcorn the Bear papers.


I layered cream script paper (not a Christmas paper, but the colour co-ordinated with Popcorn) onto silver mirri card.  This was then attached to a square card blank.  I die-cut circles from scraps of Popcorn paper and also one from blue snowflake paper (all magazine freebies)  These were attached to silver scalloped mirri circles.  I used Majestic Blue Versafine ink to stamp the sentiment onto the blue snowflake paper - the sentiment is from Hobby Art's 'Christmas Greetings' set.  I used a Woodware snowflake punch to cut two snowflakes from the silver mirri card.  I assembled the card following the sketch layout.  To finish, I used a white Sakura glaze pen to highlight the snowflakes on the sentiment circle.

Kath x

7 comments:

  1. A lovely card Kath, the mirri card gives such a fab shine! Lovely touch to stamp your sentiment onto snowflake paper!
    Thanks so much for joining us at 52 {C}CT for our sketch challenge! Ruth x

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  2. Really nice and always good to use up oddments.

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  3. Aww...so sweet!!! LOVE those darling bears--and the metallic card is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

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  4. Super cute bears, I really like how you layered them onto the silver. Wonderful holiday card! Thanks for playing along this week at 52CCT!

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  5. What a cutie! It's GOrgeous Kath.
    LOve it....great take on the design.
    Chrissyxx

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  6. Ohhhh I love popcorn the bear and what a cute way to use him with our sketch. Thanks so much for joining us with your fabulous card this week at 52CCT!

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  7. Kath, Thanks for popping in to my blog. I have sent you another invite to my group, as I've not had anything from you via eBay. Don't know your email, so can't contact direct. Sue

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