Saturday, February 16, 2013

Christmas in February.

I actually colured these 2  Digi's up in January to enter a challenge and nearly forgot all about them until I suddenly realised the challenge was about to close. Panic stations whilst I quickly cut some stock for the cards and made a few extra embellishements for the fronts.
Phew!!

The digi image is by 'Crafting with Jack' and the details of their site can be found here.
I have coloured using Pearlescent chalks and Distress Markers. The wording is part of the digi but I have cut it seperate as I wanted to put the image behind a window. My camera never takes a true photo when I use the colour purple. It comes out in a bluey tone but does in fact compliment the pink and mauve sky.  The extra star is a free stamp from Craft Stamper that I have cut out and again coloured using pearlescent chalks and adhered to the front of the card using a foam pad to give dimension.
 
Entering into the following Challenges:
Lady Anne's: Use Crafting with Jack digi.
Crafty Hazel Nuts extra: Anything goes Christmassy.
C.R.A.F.T. challenge: Christmas in February.
 
 
 
The Second card is again using a digi by 'Crafting with Jack' .  I have coloured using plain and pearlescent chalks. The sentiment is from an old used christmas card and I have simply layered up with red and green cardstock to match the chalks. The added poinsettia is a die  by Poppy Stamps called blooming Poinsettia style no 861 which I cut using up scraps of cream cardstock and colouring to match  the digi.
 
 
Entering into the following Challenges:
Lady Anne's: Use Crafting with Jack digi.
Crafty Hazel Nuts extra: Anything goes christmassy.
C.R.A.F.T challenge:  Christmas in February.
Tammy's Scrappin Corner: Handmade Embellishments.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


15 comments:

  1. Great card. Thanks for joining us this week for "Handmade embellishments."
    Karal DT for Tammy's Scrapin Corner

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  2. Both fab, I really like the first. xx

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  3. Great cards Mrs A. Neat bit of upcycling on the second one too! Hugs, Di xx

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  4. Two gorgeous cards,love them both.xxx

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  5. Morning Mrs A.....Wow both of your cards are stunning enjoy your weekend x

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  6. They are both beautiful - I have to confess that I found one of the images last night and made a quick card, but still haven't done anything with the other one despite planning to do so! Thanks for linking for my CHNC challenge extra for February - hope to see you again soon - and have fun in the playground (I haven't been there all week - need to get back!) x

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  7. Nice cards. Lovely look. Thanks for joining CHNC Extra challenge this month.

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  8. Getting ready for Christmas early, Mrs A? Well done you! And with two fabulous creations! Hugs, Lesley

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  9. Lovely cards Mrs. A. - you're always on the up and ready for crafting aren't ya? Unlike me...heehee...I just adore the poinsettias - it brings to mind a wonderful holiday doesn't it? Have a fabby weekend!

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  10. These are lovely, so simple and so pretty!

    love Mags B x

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  11. Somehow a deadline always gets us into action. Great Cards...
    I always enjoy and appreciate your visits and comments. Thank You.

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  12. Such a gorgeous creation. Love everything about it. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner Senior DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  13. Gorgeous cards Mrs A, fab designs both of them.

    Love
    Maarit

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  14. What a Great Job.
    I love the artistic colors and the layout.


    we are so glad you ,
    entered into the challenge this week.
    we hope to see you back next week.
    Hugs Tammy Ortiz - Owner of Tammy Scrapin Corner

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  15. Love the diecut poinsettia to go with your image! Great card.

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