Sunday, September 04, 2016

Make a Scene.

Time once again for the girls
in the Christmas Card Club 
to show our latest cards.
The theme chosen is
'A Winter Scene' set by the lovely Rachel.

A quick delve into my pile of used christmas cards
and I found this really old card that I had been
keeping as I rather liked the picture it depicted.
I have not made a tile design card for ages.
I think it has worked out really well
I trimmed the card down to 4" square and then cut it 
up into 1" squares (Remember to number them in order 
on the back before cutting, ask me how I know, lol).
I made a grid up on a slightly larger piece of cream 
card stock  using my scor-pal to create the grout lines.
Adhered to gold shimmer card and then a red card base.
Finished off with gold peel off edging  and a
sentiment cut from another old card.

Entering into the following challenges:
Crimbo Crackers #114 Anything goes Christmas
Christmas Card Challenge #38 Anything goes.
A Bit More Time To Craft #27 Anything goes.
Creative Ladybirds #19 Anything goes.
Love To Craft #2 Anything goes.
Scrapper's Delights #59 Anything goes.
Sparkles #83 Lots of layers

Keeping up with my commitment to actually
use my Christmas stamps and assorted goodies
I found this Stampendous scene stamp  called Snowy Postcard.
Last used back in April 2014 so high time it saw
daylight again!

Stamped onto white card stock and then just the ivy and
berries coloured in using promarkers along with silver
gel pen over some of the outlines for definition. I then sprinkled
glamour dust on the oval part of the image to create a sparkle
on the snow.  Backed onto silver shimmer card and then
cherry red sparkle card and the base card made up from more
of the silver shimmer cardstock. 
Sentiment is a silver peel off and I finished round the
edges with silver peel of edging.  

Entering into the following challenges:
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #41 Anything goes.
Creative Inspirations #256 Christmas in August.
Creative Fingers #115 Anything goes.
Crafty Hazelnuts Extra #Anything goes.
Crafting By Designs #Anything goes.
Paper Creator's Crafts #51 Christmas.
Sisters of Craft # Anything goes.

19 comments:

dutchess said...

Two lovely cards Valery....how clever you are with the tiled card I never get mine straight! Xxxxx

Mac Mable said...

Clever idea on how you did the grid on your first card...I thought it was a die cut. Will definitely be filing that idea away, thank you so much for the inspiration on your beautiful cards x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Two lovely cards Mrs A, one using my favourite Stampendous stamp, I love this and yours is so snowy and sparkly too.
Lorraine

scrAPpamondo said...

Both beautiful and love expecially the first one, great tile card, it seems really a window!!

scrappymo! said...

Two beautiful cards, Mrs A. I like the tiled effect for your first scene. I think I even have some frame overlays to create the look of the small squares...goodness knows where!
Your intricate cuts for your tile effect paid off...It looks great.
The second card is a particular fave of mine. I just love this stamp. Did you notice it says Canada in the bottom corner?

scrappymo! said...

Two beautiful cards, Mrs A. I like the tiled effect for your first scene. I think I even have some frame overlays to create the look of the small squares...goodness knows where!
Your intricate cuts for your tile effect paid off...It looks great.
The second card is a particular fave of mine. I just love this stamp. Did you notice it says Canada in the bottom corner?

Aquarius said...

Two great scenic Christmas cards - good way of recycling an image by cutting to squares, very neat.

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Mrs A
Brilliant idea to do the tile effect. Really adds interest. Love the postcard scene too. Makes you want to go brrrrr!
Best wishes.
Ang x

Christine Harrop said...

Everytime I see this postcard stamp I fall in love with it all over again. You've made a fabulous card with it. And your tiled card is brilliant! HUgs Christine xx

Mrs.B said...

Hi Mrs A. That's a lovely scene and I like they way it give the impression of looking through a window. The Stampendous stamp is one of my favorites, think I've used it every year since I got it.
Hope you've enjoyed Poldark, I had to watch it straight away!
Avril xx

CraftyNatalie said...

Lovely Christmas creation. Thanks for joining us at creative inspirations this fortnight. Hope to see you for the next challenge.
Craftynatalie - DT

NGCARDS said...

A fantastic festive creation! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations this fortnight! xxx

Sandra H said...

Both cards are lovely Mrs A...l have that snowy postcard stamp they make the most beautiful christmas cards l just love them both xx

MaryH said...

Apologies for the CCC lateness, but I'm so glad I finally got to look at the cards you shared. I really love the effect of the tile on your recycled card. This looks amazing & so pretty. Also love #2, (and I have that stamp). Very serene and frosty winter scene, indeed! TFS & Hugs

cuilliesocks said...

Absolutely gorgeous Valery, I love them both, especially your recycled card, beautiful traditional Christmas scene. Trying to catch up after my holiday, reason I'm late commenting , Kate x

Pat said...

Two beautiful cards Mrs A and the pretty scene through the window has been wonderfully cut and the embossed lines really make it look like a window frame, and then the Stampendous postcard with the snowy cottage and love the shimmery look on the inner oval and the combination of of red, silver and white with that touch of green on the holly..gorgeous! x

La Papera Gialla said...

Thanks for joining us at CraftyHazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra for September!
Monica - DT

TRACEY MO said...

Wonderful cards lovely xmas cards.


Thanks for joining us at sparkles monthly challenge lots of layers

Tracey dt

Irena Stefanova said...

Love what you're working on and so very glad you shared with us in the Love To Craft Challenge Blog's September Anything Goes challenge!
Hugs,
Irena, LTCCB DT