Sunday, 15 December 2013

Sunday evening crafting

We've had a pretty busy weekend so it's quite nice to relax with a bit of crafting!
In October I bought the 12 Days of Christmas embossing folder - and I have just got around to using it on a white card blank.


All I added was 'Merry Christmas' embossed in gold at the side and I highlighted the pears and birds with a gold Promarker.







I have had this sketch in mind for a few days...


This is my take on it...


Initially I matted and layered a darker turquoise cardstock onto a turquoise card blank followed by a piece of white card stock embossed with 'Swiss dots'. I had already added a little piece of twine between the layers. I used some more of the darker turquoise and white to die cut some Sissix 'Mittens'. I glued these in place and added buttons with glue dots. I then added the banner with sparkly letters spelling 'Noel'.

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Happy Crafting!



15 comments:

  1. Susan, these are both great cards. I love the embossing on the first one and the blue mittens hanging on the second one are perfect! Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  2. Both cards are lovely Susan, Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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  3. How darling!!! I love it :) Thanks for playing along at The Shabby Tea Room!

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  4. Very cute card, Susan! Love the turquoise & white color combo with your mitten banner! Adorable!! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)

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  5. Wonderful embossing on both cards Susan. I love the line of mittens and the gorgeous turquoise you have used. Thank you so much for joining us at Merry Monday.

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  6. Great cards, Susan, I love the embossing!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  7. Great take on the sketch. Love the little mittens.
    Ang

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  8. How absolutely sweet and darling ... love those little mittens on the line! Thanks for sharing with us in the Tea Room :)

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  9. Love those little mittens on your banner! Great take on the sketch.

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  10. I love these turquoise mittens, Susan! I'd love to have some that color! Thanks for sharing them with us at Merry Monday!

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  11. This is adorable!! Great use of the sketch and I just love those mittens!!

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  12. Just Fab.. Love your interpretation

    Thanks for joining us this week
    Jen xx
    "Less Is More"

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  13. Such fun cards, love the hanging mittens!
    thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

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  14. oh i love the mittens for the banner!!!! Thanks for joining us on Seize the Sketch!!

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  15. Love the cute miten banner. Great take on the sketch.

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