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Sunday, 16 March 2014

Christmas Fun DT Cards


The theme over on Christmas Fun Blog this fortnight is green tree or anything goes - but it has to be a card.
For my green tree card I embossed some green vellum using my Grand Calibur & a Couture Creations embossing folder - Star Pere Noel. I liked the embossed image but wanted the tree & its decorations to stand out more. I carefully painted the tree using Creative Expressions Cosmic Shimmer watercolour in emerald gold, coloured the decorations in yellow sun & lava red.
Matted the vellum onto some white card, then adhered this to my red card.
Found some green bling in my stash, stuck these into three corners.
Die cut a tag from some freebie paper - positioning die over the sentiment. Distressed around the edges of tag with barn door Distress Ink. Stuck a bow on the tag then placed this on top left corner.

For my anything goes card I found some freebie Forever Friends decoupage sheets.
Die cut a shape using Grand Calibur & Spellbinders labels 28. Distressed edges of this using barn door Distress Ink.
Adhered the decoupage into the centre of shape.
Made a card from some Kraft card. Stamped the music using frayed burlap Distress Ink & distressed around the edges of the card with same ink.
Found the sentiment on the decoupage sheet, distressed with frayed burlap & placed on card.

I have entered this in:
Creative Fingers Challenge Blog - anything goes (ends 20/3)
Sister Act Card Challenge - anything goes (closes 20/3)
Stampin with the Dragon - let's go green (green card) (closes 20/3)
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - going green - a little or a lot (closes 21/3)
One Sweet Challenge - scream for green
4 Crafty Chicks - trees (closes 18/3)
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Christmas (closes 18/3)
Crimbo Crackers - cute Christmas (closes  25/3)

9 comments:

  1. Lovely card thanks for joining us at Stamping Dragon Designs..Sue DT

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  2. cute cards, love them both - thanks for joining One Sweet challenge!

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  3. Thanks for playing our tree challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, great job, love the fact you used vellum....love that stuff. Great job!

    Leanne DT@4CC!

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  4. Two great cards, Bev - love them both but the tree is my favourite.

    Thanks for joining us at the CRAFT Challenge.

    Helen x

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  5. Thanks for entering your lovely card for CHNC challenge 168 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for March - I'd love to see it there too. x

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  6. What a lovely job. Thanks for joining us at One Sweet Challenge.

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  7. Thanks for entering your lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for March - hope to see you again soon - thank you also for entering this for my Patterned Paper March challenge. x

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  8. Two great cards, love the bear. Thank you for joining us at CHNC.

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Thanks everyone for your lovely comments. So kind of you to take the time to visit.
Hugs,
Bev xx