Thursday, 20 December 2012

LOTV Mary and Joseph

Hi crafty friends, I hope you're Christmas preparations are going well.
Just doing some late night blogging after some very late night Christmas shopping.

I made this card for two special people who love the rustic charm look to Christmas,
so I decided to keep it natural and shade the sweet image with a burnt umber polychromos pencil which I blended with a paper stump and Sansodor, I think it's worked? 

The base card is 51/2" sq crumb cake and real red  matts from SU
Pattern paper is from the Molly Bloom Christmas Carnival mag.
Stamps used are Little Gabriel and Mary and Joseph from LOTV
and the sentiment stamp is part of the Contempo Christmas set from SU.
The background was embossed with a Sizzix holly plate.
Punches used are EK scallop border and Friskas corner.
I hand stitched after using the SU piercing tool and guide,
then added just a tiny touch of glitter with a Sukura star dust pen.

Challenges to have fun with
LOTV thursday challenge ~ something new....
 I hope Lili's little faries won't mind if I share this one as a new technique.
Everybody Art ~ any thing goes
Incy Wincy Designs ~ holly and mistletoe

Thank you for stopping by
I wish you all a Very Merry and Peaceful Christmas
Good Health and Happiness in 2013

A large hug... keep safe... love Cherie x

Friday, 14 December 2012

Last minute card and treat bag

Hello crafty friends, are you ready for the big day, I wish.
A last minute easy card and treat bag  to share this morning.

The treat bag was inspired by Gaynor White designer and was a make and take at the last Whichcraft demo day.
 Card stock is Riding Hood Red, Old Olive and Very Vanilla
Stamps sets Perfect Punches and Circle of Frindship from SU and
Anna Griffin paper from my stash.
I layed 2 large Poinsettia die cuts for the center.

Challenges to share with
Incy Wincy Designs ~ snowflakes
Cupcake Craft  ~ Merry Christmas
ABC christmas challenges ~ Y is for your favourite punch or die

Thanks for stopping by have a good weekend.
Hugs cherie x