Sunday, 3 November 2013

Christmas is coming!

Well, it's still a few weeks away yet (thank goodness!), but as far as Stamping Sensations Challenge is concerned, it's already here! We know this is a busy time of year for everyone, and most people will be well into Christmas card making mode now, so our theme for November is simply

*****   CHRISTMAS   *****

We would love to see your Christmas projects, whether cards, layouts, decorations, hand crafted gifts, or even creative wrapping.

I have made a simple card using a lovely stamp from this month's sponsor, Stamp Addicts.



The picture, having had a bit of shading added with a Promarker and some glitter glue, was cut out with a Spellbinders die. The background papers were part of a freebie from Making Cards magazine, and the top border was made with a Dovecraft corner punch with the corner guide removed. Here's a closer look.


The lovely people at Stamp Addicts have generously donated a whopping £35 voucher for this month's prize! That will cover a fair bit of crafty Christmas shopping! Should you need any inspiration for your entries, just take a look at the gorgeous projects my talented teamies are showing off on the Challenge Blog. We look forward to seeing yours!

9 comments:

brenda said...

Your clever colouring and shading really brings the little scene to life Lynne.

B x

Sally H said...

That is so gorgeous, Lynne! Great colours and perfect shading, as Brenda says x

craftimamma said...

This is beautiful Lynne. Love the icy blues and that simple stamped image is so effective.

Hugs
Lesley Xx

craftimamma said...

Me again! I forgot to say that I actually made a project yesterday which fits the challenge Whoohoo! Just done the link up and I feel quite dizzy with shock, lol!

Hugs
Lesleyb Xx

Jean Straw said...

Super card Lynne,I love the little stamped image with your perfect shading and touch of glitter. Nice backing papers too.
Jean x

Maxine D said...

WOW - love the stunning simplicity of this image, paired with the papers, makes a great card.
Blessings
Maxine

Eret said...

Lynne, it is stunning! Wonderful card. It looks so clean and simple. And so beautiful! Gorgeous card!
Eret x

Tracy said...

A fabulous festive creation, gorgeous.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Jules said...

Hi Lynne

Here at last!!!

A great Christmas card .. .. that image is so neat and clean looking.

Great snowflake backing paper too!

I hope all is good with you. Sorry for being a stranger here .. .. wedding ribbons keep tying me up!! LOL!!!

Hope you are having a good week.

Love Jules xx

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