Monday, 7 November 2016

Purple and Gold Christmas

I made this card for the Less is More 'Purple and Gold' challenge.  I am also entering the Alphabet Challenge 'R for Recipe' (I have used Sentiment, Stamp & Embossing), and Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge 'Anything Goes'.  The card and gold foil are from my snippets drawer so I'm off to the playground at Pixie's Crafty Workshop.


Card blank: 7" x 5" white silk
Stamp: Woodware 'Christmas Bubble Tree'
Ink: Versamarkm Versafine Toffee
Embossing: WOW Metallic Gold Sparkle Embossing Glitter
Colouring: Purple Flexmarker
Other: Glossy Accents, Sakura Gelly Roll 'Clear Star' pen
Snippets: Gold foil paper, white silk card

I stamped and embossed the tree and sentiment onto white card before trimming it so it was slightly smaller than the card blank.  I coloured the bubbles with a purple Flexmarker, then highlighted them with the Gelly Roll pen to give a little sparkle before adding Glossy Accents.  I stamped the tree trunk with toffee ink onto gold foil paper, fussy cut it and attached it to the tree trunk.  To finish  I added two smaller pieces of card behind the image before attaching it so it stood away from the card blank.

Kath x

23 comments:

  1. Lovely card Kath I love these Woodware stamps

    Anne

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  2. Fabulous CAS card, Kath. The purple and gold together look so classy. xx

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  3. Hi Kath, Well that's my Christmas card sorted then;) LOL You know I love Purple:)

    Hope you've had a good start to the week. Sue

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  4. Wow Kath, as soon as I spotted this in Mr Linky I knew it was perfect for LIM! Absolutely fabulous use of that stamp, very classy as Liz says - it's one I have and forget to use. The sentiment, which I know comes with the set, is one of my favourites as well - that does get used a lot!

    Great to see you in the Playground again this week! You should have a badge for good attendance :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  5. Love this Kath !!!!
    Purple and gold !!!!

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  6. This is so luxurious and elegant Kath and a super CAS Christmas card. Love the raised panel creating an awesome 3d effect. We do have a limit of 5 challenge combos including our own at Less is More and I think you may have just exceeded this but thanks so much for sharing your card with us this week. Sarah

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    1. Oops, sorry Sarah, I've deleted a challenge so am now within your challenge combo limit.
      Kath x

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    2. Thanks Kath, that's perfect x

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  7. Hi this is a stunning card. Thank you for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog challenge R for Recipe (use three elements from the recipe). Hugs Jackie (DT)

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  8. What a lovely card! That Woodware Christmas tree looks fabulous with its purple bubbles, and the carefree sentiment suits the look of the tree perfectly. Great job! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More :)

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  9. Love this card and a great design with this stamp. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  10. This is a very pretty Woodware tree Kath and a great idea to put a couple of offcuts of card on the back to stick it down with and to give it dimension. A beautiful CAS card. x

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  11. Such a fun tree! Love the purple baubles!

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  12. Another really elegant creation Kath.

    B x

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  13. I love your purple and gold Christmas tree, a gorgeous card.

    Sue xx

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  14. This is really pretty Kath. I really like the Woodware bubble stamps. The colours are so pretty. Barbxx

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  15. Lovely graceful happy card! I really like it. XOXO

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  16. what a great card Kath.. love the tree Thanks for joining us at Less Is More this week
    Jen xxxx

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  17. I love this image, and such a great card too
    hugs Kate xx

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  18. Such a modern and beautiful holiday card. Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

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  19. Gorgeous CAS card for our challenge. I love the Woodware bubble designs and this looks great in these colours.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  20. This is beautiful Kath, such gorgeous colours.
    Pauline
    x

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  21. This is so elegant and love those colours. Sorry, I'm late visiting you, but thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge. Cara DT x

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