Friday, 13 March 2015

Christmas Greetings

I made this card for the 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown sketch challenge and as the card and papers are from my snippets drawer I'm also popping into the playground at Pixie's Crafty Workshop.


Card blank: 7" x 5" white silk 
Stamps: Docrafts Me to You 'Santa' and Woodware 'Festive Verse'
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Ovals Small and Classic Scalloped Ovals Small
Embossing: Kars tan embossing mat
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine Olympia Green
Colouring: Promarkers
Snippets: Red mirri card, white silk card and green holly paper 

I layered a strip of green holly paper onto red mirri card and attached it to the card front.  The image was stamped onto white card, die-cut and embossed.   This was coloured with Promarkers and I used fun flock on the edges of the coat and hat.  The image was attached to a scalloped die-cut of red mirri card before being attached to the card front with foam tape.  I fussy cut holly leaves and attached them to the bottom of the image.   To finish, I stamped the sentiment directly onto the card.

Kath x

8 comments:

  1. Really lovely.

    Hope you have had a nice day and are looking forward to the weekend. Sue

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  2. Hi Kath,
    oh this is very lovely, and beautifully designed too.
    Love the flocking on his outfit, and the wonderful red mirri backing.
    Fab paper used too.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  3. Gorgeous - Such a cute image! I really love the flock detail and holly patterned paper. Thanks for joining us at 52CCT, April x

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  4. Lovely card, the fun flock makes a great trimming for the santa outfit. I love the holly paper you used and the red mirri card adds a nice festive look.
    Jean x

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  5. Wonderful card. That is such an adorable image and the design in spot on!

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  6. Wow Kath, this is adorable. Such a beautiful image and the flocking is wonderful as a finishing touch. Please don't tell me you truly left stamping your sentiment right until the very end? Even with a stamp positioner - with my wobbly hands I've learned the hard way :(

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  7. Oh this is just lovely! I really like the image, so cute. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

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  8. A fabulous Christmas card Kath, such a cute image and lovely CAS design.
    Pauline
    x

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