My Blue Summer House

My Blue Summer House

Friday, 3 December 2010

Frank

I made this Christmas card for our next door neighbours they have a beautiful boxer dog named Frank.

To create this card I used Stamps: Woodware Winter Trees.  Cardstock: White hammered, green, yellow, blue, brown, black, cream, red, silver.  Papers: DP K&Co Seasonal Pad.  Inks: Tim Holtz Distess.  Colouring: Copic markers.  Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Four. Sizzix Sizzlits Kendra W/Mug, Kendra's Dog Champ.  Punches: Woodware Snowflake.  Embellishments: Deco Art Glamour Dust Crystal.  Papermania adhesive gems.  Green ribbon.
Hints and Tips
When die cutting Kendra instead of using skin tone card (I didn't have any) I used white and coloured it in using copic markers.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Diecut Dreams Christmas Club: Challenge 45 Use a die cut on your creation.

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Vivi the Elf


To create these cards I used Stamps: The Greetings Farm Vivi. Daisy and Dandelion Penelope and Percy Christmas Greetings.  Free stamps with Crafts Beautiful Magazine.  Card stock: White hammered, blue, green.  Papers: K&Co Seasonal Pack.  Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black.  Colourings: Copic markers.  Dies: Marianne D Creatables.  Embellishments: Green, blue glitter.



Hints and Tips
Make your own embellishments using rubber stamps.

These two cards are made for the two most special people in this world my son and daughter.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Moving Along With the Times: Challenge 75 for Someone Special.

Snow Boarder

To create this card I used Stamps: Papermania Snow Boarder.  Creative Impressions Christmas Set.  Card stock: White hammered, green.  Papers: Papermania Christmas.  Inks: Tim Holtz Distress.  Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Three.  Embellishments: Green ribbon.
Hints and Tips
The snow boarder was stamped using distress ink and then embossed using a clear embossing powder this gives the snow boarder an interesting texture.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
C.R.A.F.T Challenge: Challenge 79 Christmas Birthday.

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Snow Trot!

To create this card I used Stamps: Penny Black Snow Trot.  Card stock: White hammered, white glittered.  Papers: DP K&Co seasonal pack.  Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black.  Colourings: Derwent Inktense watercolour pencils.  Punches: Woodware Snowflake. 
Hints and Tips
If the stamp you are using is too small for your project, mask it and stamp it several times to fill the space on your card. 

This card has been entered into the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday: Challenge 140 Blast from the Past (challenge 37 Snowflakes.)
Daring Cardmakers: Spotty Stripy Christmas.