Morning to you all - although this is scheduled I expect it will be raining here and where you are, and that is all I am saying about this bloomin' horrid and destructive weather!
I would just like to say a warm welcome to my new followers, you are most welcome and I hope you like my creations. I do tend to waffle, as you will soon realise but I usually see the funny side of lots of things that happen to me and tend to share them - ooops! Oh and that reminds me that I have a candy to put on my blog - any
month day now.
Well, this Sunday I have two cards to post - one for the CCC (Christmas Card Club) and the other one for the OSAAT Challenge. Because I prefer to post one a day I post my CCC card on Saturday (and ask the other girls in the group to forgive me for being early - lol). This time it is Hazel's turn to pick a theme and she has chosen Snowflakes and/or all white. I remembered I had a rubber stamp on a wooden block (yes, I know, I do have some besides my digis) that I bought several years ago and I still love it!! I'm also really into my LOTV paper pads at the moment so decided I would use Frosty Christmas 'cos there are lots of blues in there.
Unfortunately the picture doesn't show it, but I stamped the image in Sparkling Sky Blue Brilliance Archival Pigment ink then embossed it with Cosmic Shimmer clear embossing powder. This gives the image a gorgeous shiny wet look! I used some of the Pinflair 'Ice Diamond' around the edge to make it look frosty.
I've decorated the inside of the card with the same papers but this was after the maestro took the pic. I thought I would have a go at putting a few blobs around the image 'cos it needed 'something' but instead of blobs they look more like polka dots with pimples! Methinks I will have to ask my pal Sue J (Olliesmam) to give me a Masterclass in blobbing! I can hear her laughing all the way from Cleveland (not Ohio)!
7" x 7" White Card Blank - Anna Marie Designs
Stampendous Rubber Stamp - Winter Sprite
Blue Card - Create and Craft
LOTV - Frosty Christmas Paper Pad
Poppy Stamps - Giovanni Snowflake die
Memory Box - Joy Script die
IO Dies - Snowflake Plate die
Brilliance Archival Ink Pad - Sparkling Sky Blue
Cosmic Clear Embossing Powder
Pinflair - Ice Diamond (Glitter stuff)
Pearly Doodles (for the pimples)
Gems from my stash
I used the Memory Box Die 'Joy' script that my friend Maureen (Scrappymo) gave to me when she came to England last year. I cut one in a scrap of blue and one in a scrap of white then put them on another piece of white, slightly offset to give a shadow effect, and cut around them. I did this on a card last year and quite liked it so thought I would do it again - ta da! I also thought that this word really describes the look on the face of the snowflake 'Winter Sprite' as she dances. It's OK if you think I'm barking - I won't deny it!
Thank you for stopping by and again a thank you to my new followers, you are very kind! If you have managed to leave a comment I am soooo pleased and I will be over to your blogs asap! I will be posting my DT card for OSAAT tomorrow so please check it out.
Big hugs and I hope you are all well or at least getting better if you have been poorly.
I would like to enter my card into the following 8 challenges
613 Avenue Create Challenge No 58 - http://avenue613.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/challenge-58-anything-goes-or-create.htm
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge No 246 - http://www.trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/challenge-246-13th-of-february-christmas.html
Crafty Girls Challenges No 11 - http://4kraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
Creative Knockouts Challenge No 24 - http://creativeknockouts.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/24-spots-dots-bugaboo-stamps.html
Fun with Shapes and More Challenge No 154 - http://funwithshapesandmore.blogspot.ca/2014/02/challenge-154-schneeflocken-snowflakes.html
Sister Act Card Challenge No 44 - http://sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/challenge-45.html
Through the Purple Haze Challenge No 28 - http://www.throughthepurplehazechallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/anything-goes-challenge-28_10.html
Timbroscrapmania Stamping Challenge No 87 - http://timbroscrapmania.blogspot.it/2014/02/chalenge-87-winter-inspirations.html