Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Christmas Cat

Hi! Here's another Christmas card. It's only 4x4 inches and fairly quick to make with a simple sky and a couple of snow banks. I'm trying to come up with quicker designs so that my Christmas cards get made BEFORE Christmas. Mine are usually late, and are still being made during the Christmas holidays...


I'm entering this one in the following challenges:

Inky Chicks: 'Winter Wonderland'

Craft for the Craic: 'Use Two Colours'

Inkspirational: 'Chill'

Sweet Stampin': 'Got The Blues'

Come And Get It: 'Baby It's Cold Outside'


Christmas Moon Fairy

Hi! Here's a Christmas card I made with one of my favourite Lavinia stamps! I masked the moon and fairy wings, and then used ink dusters to create the sky. I used a watercolour brush to colour the moon and wings, and then add the shimmer to the wings with a Wink of Stella brush.


I'm entering this one in the following challenges:

Crafty Sentiments: 'Glitter'


Sparkles Monthly: 'Christmas is Coming'



Paper Trees

Hi! I have been trying to make quick, smallish Christmas cards, because I'm always late with making my cards, and have to send them in the New Year :-s. Here are a couple of designs I've been trying out. They're just 4x4 inches.

These first one is made by folding a scalloped semi-circle to make the tree. I added 'baubles' with Nuvo Glitter Drops.


I'm entering this one in the MAWTT challenge: 'Anything Goes With Christmas'


I used paper piecing with a digi stamp for this one, and used the same patterned paper as a frame.
 I added a bit of glitter with Nuvo Glitter Drops.

I'm entering this one in the following challenges:

Time Out: 'Christmas with an Optional Twist of Glitter/Shimmer'

Allsorts: 'Anything Christmas'


Another Snowflake Tree...

Hi! I made another card with the same stencil, but I clear embossed the snowflakes before adding the green ink, which has worked better - much brighter snowflakes!


I'm entering this one in the following challenges:

Less Is More: 'Emboss Resist Technique'

Simon Says Stamp: 'O' Christmas Tree'




Snowflake Tree

Hi! For this card, I used ink dusters over a stencil colour the tree, and then added snowflakes with white ink and embossed them with clear. The white ended up a little muddy, but I quite like the texture.


I'm entering this in the following challenges:

Just Us Girls:

CAS on Sunday: 'Christmas'

My Time To Craft: 'No Layers'