Thursday, 5 November 2015

Cozy Christmas - Christmas Wishes

Hello!

I am officially in panic mode! The work of a card maker never ends! Not long before it is time to hand out Christmas cards at school and send cards in the mail to loved ones! AND I still have to do my SWAPS for Stampin' Up!s upcoming OnStage event! Upcoming as in the 14th of November 2015!!

If I managed to put you in a state of panic... hop on over and have a look at this week's Weekly Deals! Nothing like a bit of shopping to get you over your panic! LOL!

This week's Global Design Project Challenge is a colour challenge! Fun!


This is my Christmas card! A bit unconventional!

I love all these colours, but most probably would not have chosen to use them together! It turns out they are perfect for each other!


I used the last few left over sequins from my Watercolor Wishes Card Kit to add some sparkle to my card!

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Hints & Things


  • I loved creating my own background with the circle stamp from the Work of Art stamp set! This was my way of using the colours in this week's challenge.
  • Wooden embellishments are also amazing! I always put a layer of Whisper White Craft ink down before I come in with whatever colour I want to change them! This is also a great idea for Kraft or Crumb Cake cardstock (or any darker cardstock for that matter)!
  • My Christmas greeting was heat embossed with Iridescent Ice Stampin' Emboss Powder - this adds a little bit more interest to my card and also work very nicely with the sequins.
As always thank you for taking the time to look at my post! I am off to work on something else unconventional...

Take care!

Mel xx

10 comments:

  1. It took me a moment to work out where the spots or the DSP were from - very clever indeed, I am definitely going to reach for that stamp set more often -thanks for joining the Global Design Challenge this week!

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  2. Fun as always! Thanks for your comment Michelle!

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  3. SO SWEET! These polka dots are a perfect use of these colors. Your card is fantastic! I am so happy you played along with this week's Color Challenge at the Global Design Project. Thanks!

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  4. Loving that homemade DSP!! What a great use of the colours and that stamp set. Thanks for playing at Global Design Project this week.

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  5. I'm going to sound a bit repetitive here, but I LOVE the background you created. All the layers and textures really make this a knockout! Thanks for playing with us at Global Design Project.

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  6. Mel, you totally nailed our color challenge. I love every little detail of this card...from the hand stamped background to the stitching and gold accents...AMAZING! Thanks for joining us this week at Global Design Project.

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    1. Thank you very much Connie!

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