Monday 7 January 2019

Winter birthdays

As I was wrapping my presents this year, 
I fell in love with the pattern on one of my wrapping papers..
ferns, pinecones, mistletoe: winter foliage.

I have a few birthdays to make cards for, in January,
and thought this would make the perfect backing for those cards.

First up: Hubby's Aunt's card...
A lovely friend of mine bought me the
 'happy' and 'birthday' as a present.
I matted the paper and embossed a clean line around the edge.
I cut a few fancy corners out with my cuttlebug dies
A couple of punched butterflies and some glossy accents on the berries, finished this card.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Crafty sentiments - atg - 16 Jan
Try it on Tuesday - something old, something new, 23 Jan (new word dies)

This next card was made for my sister-in-law. 

Made in the same way as the first, but using a different happy birthday die 
 and a different cuttlebug corner die.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Get creative - atg - 3 Feb

Friday 4 January 2019


For our first challenge of the year
at Patties Creations, we are asking you to fit our colouring theme of :
"Snowy nights / days."

I have used one of Patties amazing digi-stamps, called "Snowman 1".

The little houses background, is actually from a piece of wrapping paper!
I found it in Home Bargains, for the measely sum of 59p for a whole roll! Bargain!
(and... I'm not going to use it to wrap presents! Lol.) 
Teamed with the cute digi in the foreground, I think this makes a lovely card.
I coloured the snowman with my promarkers and 
ran the swiss dots embossing folder though my bigshot. 
The snowflakes are from a cuttlebug die, which I also cut on my bigshot.
The sentiment is one I have had for yonks on my pc. 

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

As you like it - atg - 17 Jan
Craft rocket - winter - 28 Jan
Creative knockouts - celebrations - 10 Jan
Cards galore encore - atg - 31 Jan
Crafty creations - atg - 9 Jan
Crafty gals corner - snow much fun - 15 Jan
Crafty addicts - atg - 5 Feb
Passion for promarkers - add a sentiment - 8 Jan