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Christmas Bauble

Posted by Christa on November 29, 2012 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (2)

Deck the Halls.

Christmas is nearly upon us, time to dust off the tinsel and deck the halls so what better theme for this weeks challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs. Almost finished making my cards now and this one ticks another off the list.   Stamped and cut out Christmas bauble coloured with promarkers, punched snowflakes and embossed side panel. Sentiment stamped and cut out with deckle edged scissors. Stickles 'star dust' glitter added for that Christmas sparkle.


Posted by Christa on November 24, 2012 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (2)

Christmas challenge...........

For Our Daily Bread Design this week thank goodness as thats all I have time to make! Pleased how this one turned out. Simple but effective i think. Stamped and embossed image in white, cut out and 3D, matted on red.  Greeting by ODBD, images by Elusive Images.

Wise owl

Posted by Christa on November 19, 2012 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (1)


For Louise.

It was hard to get back into birthday mode after all this tinsel and glitter.

I found this image on the internet its perfect for the card i had to make. Its was in black and white so once I decided on my background papers I added colour with Polychromos pencils. Stamped the greeting and finished with some embellishments.


Posted by Christa on November 15, 2012 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (4)

Golden wonder!

Perfect theme for a Christmas card with this weeks challenge on Our Daily Bread 'to use gold or silver'. Simple stamped and gold embossed background, frame and sentiment. Stamps used are Christmas Blessings, Poinsettia and Fancy Labels all Our daily Bread designs.


Oh Deer!

Posted by Christa on November 10, 2012 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (9)

Festive sparkle!

Its time for a new challenge at Crafty Individuals. Christmas is coming so plenty scope with festive sparkle as the theme.

Thought i'd used my new stamps CI-322 and CI-142 stamped and embossed in white. Sprayed with glimmer mist Rum Raisin and ??? ( Have totally forgotten what the other one is called will edit when I remember!) and matted onto Crafty Individual background paper from book 4 'trees' overstamped in plum with a holly flourish stamp by elusive images. For the sparkle i added loads of stickle glitter in aqua and lavender and finished with a ponsettia flower embellishment.  

Winter Wonderland

Posted by Christa on November 10, 2012 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (1)

Winter white challenge.

 I enjoyed doing this weeks challenge on Our Daily Bread Design. Had to be a Christmas card with that theme which means I get to use the gorgeous snowflake background stamp again.

This time I embossed it with tinsel white powder after stamping directly onto the main card and also on a spare piece to create the snowdrift. The trees, deer and sentiment are stamped in green and cut out to add dimention, finished off with some frosted lace stickles on the trees.

Wise men

Posted by Christa on November 3, 2012 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (3)

Clean and Simple.

Still way behind with my Christmas cards so another one to fit the 'Masculine' challenge on Our Daily Bread Design this week. Trying my hand at C&S style cards to save on postage this year. Stamped in coffee archival ink on cream card with a touch of glitter on star.

Horseshoe card

Posted by Christa on November 3, 2012 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

For Caitlin.

Doesn't seem long since her last birthday but here she is turning 7 today. Caitlins been having riding lessons so the horseshoe template from Cardmaking Paradise was perfect for her card this year. I was inspired by Laineys sample and to personalise Caitlins card I used a photo of her on the pony she rides.