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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Big Embossed Poinsettia

Hello Bloggers,

Another Christmas card today. I've had this Crafters Companion Poinsettia set of dies for years. I used it back in the day, but not too much, because the flower that it makes is HUGE! This year, I just made the whole card bigger :)
 I gilded the embossed petals with some gilding wax to let the embossing stand out more.


Used:
  • Crafters Companion - Festive Wonder - Sara Davies Signature Collection - Pretty Poinsettia S-FM-MD-PP
  • Joy!Crafts  6003/0069 Vintage Flourishes - Hinges
  • Yvonne Creations YCD10056 Vrolijk Kerstfeest 
  • Marianne Design LR0438 Creatables - Petra's Larix
  • Marianne Design LR0437 Creatables – Petra's Twigs
  • Spellbinders S4-377 Shapeabilities: Fancy Framed Tags One
Challenges:
  1. The Flower Challenge: The Flower Challenge #27 'Use an Older Stamp or Die'
  2. Christmas or Winter Theme - use a Metal Die | ModSquadChallenge
  3. Die Cuttin Divas: Ch #400 ~ Happy Holidays
  4. Use Your Stuff: Challenge #341 - Christmas/Holidays
  5. Crafty Cardmakers: #224 Christmas
  6. Cut It Up: Challenge #163 - Holiday Tic-Tac-Toe (horizontal middle line)
  7. little red wagon: Challenge #477 ~ All Things Christmas



Merry Christmas and
Thanks for stopping by!
Lena

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Very Shiny Christmas Trees

Hello Bloggers,

A  Christmas card today, with a whole bunch of very shiny Christmas trees of  different sorts. The ones on the right are just mirri board, and the ones on the left are colored and glittered, and then colored and glittered again, which adds some depth to their icy looks, I hope. :)
The blue paper in the middle is stamped with Christmas cheer texts and glittered. Of course :)
The Angel is one of the Nellie's Choice 3 Angels. I love these dies!

Used:
  • Nellie's Choice - Hobby Solution Die Angel with Trumpet HSDJ013
  • Yvonne Creations YCD10053 Traditional Christmas Die Snowy Tree 
  • Leane Creatief Lea'bilities Pine Tree 45.8947 
  • Marianne Design LR0395 Creatables - Wave Borders 
  • Marianne Design CR1345 Craftables - Ice Crystals Arch
  • Marianne Design Lr0125 Creatables  Christmas Finnish Ice Star
  • Craft Emotions 115633/0167 Owl Hedgehog Squirrel
  • Memory Box Star Of Wonder Die # 98167
  • Joy! Crafts 6410/0106 Merry Christmas

Challenges:
  1. Dies R Us Challenge: Challenge #110 - Snowflakes
  2. Moving Along With The Times: 86. Anything Christmas - Caz
  3. Scrapping4funChallenges: Challenge 130 - Christmas
  4. Crafty Cardmakers: #224 Christmas
  5. Love To Craft Challenge Blog: LTCCB #29 - December Anything Goes
  6. A Vintage Journey: December Challenge: Star Light Star Bright
  7. Winter Wonderland: End of Year Anything Christmas Goes!
  8. Love To Scrap Challenge Blog: LTSCB #116 - Season's Greetings!
  9. Merry Little Christmas Challenge Blog: MLCCB #5 - December Anything Christmas Goes
  10. Shopping Our Stash Weekly Challenge Blog: Shopping Our Stash #384 - Tis The Season
  11. C.R.A.F.T. Challenge: Challenge 495 - 13th of December – Anything Goes
  12. Sketch Saturday: Week #543 with Scrap N'Dipity


Thanks for stopping by!
Lena

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Turquoise Gilded Christmas Card

Hello Bloggers,

a very golden Christmas card today. In weird colors :)

I started with coloring the Merry Xmas fishtail banners, loved the result, and simply had to follow the color scheme. :)
 The background is cardstock embossed with an embossing folder and gilded with some wax.
The flowers are sprayed with some water diluted golden paint. Once dry it happened to end up very shiny :)
... still wondering if Christmas Poinsettia can be this color... at least on a card :)

Used:
  • Joy! Crafts 6002/0386 Banners 
  • Marianne Design COL1393 Collectable Eline`s Poinsettia 
  • Marianne Design Cr1271 Craftables - Anja's Decoration
  • Crafter's Companion Ef6-Patch Embossalicious Embossing Folder Christmas Patchwork
Challenges:
  1. Use Your Stuff: Challenge #339: Silver and Gold
  2. Die Cuttin Divas: Ch #398 ~ Choose a 2018 Sketch (grey/pink on the right)
  3. Scrapping4funChallenges: Challenge 129 - NON Traditional Christmas Colours
  4. Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge: Challenge #226 - Winter/Christmas
  5. Incy Wincy Designs Challenge - Every 1st and 3rd Monday: Dec 3rd - Dec 15th CREATE YOUR OWN BACKGROUND
  6. The Crafty Addicts: Challenge 55
  7. The Flower Challenge: The Flower Challenge #27 'Use an Older Stamp or Die' (all the dies I used here are rather old :)
  8. Mix It Up Challenge Blog: MIUCB #20 - Anything Goes + No Stamping
  9. Crafty Calendar Challenge : December Challenge - 'It's Christmas Time'
  10. Christmas Crafts All Year 'Round: DECEMBER Challenge-Anything Goes
  11. The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up: Challenge #48: Anything Goes Christmas



Thanks for stopping by!
Lena

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Hello Autumn

Hello Bloggers,

An Autumn card today.

I used watercolors to create the background layer, and added some golden splatters. Love the shine :)
The mushrooms and the word Hello are colored with glitter gel pens. The die-cut word Autumn actually has 4 layers:orange-gold-orange-white! And some glitter on top of it all :)
 I also added some sequins and clear liquid pearls (sort of rain drops for the season?)

Used:
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/1084 Bubbels & Seam
  • Joy!Crafts - 6002/0551 Seasons
  • Creative Expressions - Craft Dies by Sue Wilson - Mini Expressions - Hello & Hi CEDME004
  • Studio Light - Beautiful Flowers StencilBF06
  • Cheery Lynn Designs - Grass Border Die - B126
  • Mushroom clear stamps
Challenges:
  1. Mix It Up Challenge Blog: MIUCB #18 - Anything Goes + Monochrome
  2. Love To Craft Challenge Blog: LTCCB #27 - October Anything Goes
  3. Love To Scrap Challenge Blog: LTSCB #114 - Fall Back
  4. House of Cards: October Challenge: Autumn Flowers and/or Colors
  5. More Mixed Media Challenge: More Mixed Media Challenge - Anything Goes with optional Orange
  6. Crafty Calendar Challenge : October Challenge - 'Autumn'
  7. Scrapping4funChallenges: Challenge 126 - Autumn
  8. Dies R Us Challenge: Challenge #107 - Anything Fall



Thanks for stopping by!
Lena
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