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Monday, 7 October 2013

Waiting for Santa



I was thrilled to be asked to do a Guest Designer spot over  at  Crafts -Too Challenge  You.
The challenge theme is 'Christmas Festivities' and the Twist this week is to Create a Scene.
It took me a while to think out what to do , but, I knew that this Crafty Individuals stamp was the one I would use. The Children watching out of the window, hoping to see Santa creates a scene in itself.
So for this card, I have kept to my love of all things vintage.
Using Embossalicious folders for the base card , one  layer was distressed with the edge of a blunt pair of scissors.
A couple of Spellbinders Labels, then the fussy- cut C.I. image. I stamped this twice so I could add the children as an extra layer to give dimension. This image was water coloured.
The tree is an Indigo Blu stamp, embossed with a dark green powder, the baubles are coloured with a gold pen. All the extra shading on the card is Vintage Photo distress ink, my all time favorite colouring ink.
The ribbon and lace come from my stash.

I will also enter the new  Crafty Individuals Challenge which is October.
There was a broad scope to this challenge and as you can see this card fits into preparing for Christmas

Thank you for stopping by to take a look, I always appreciate your comments.

16 comments:

  1. I love how you've created this great scene with the CI stamp, Annette x

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  2. This is very pretty, you have had a busy day! Valerie

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  3. A gorgeous card, I've loving the lace and that big satin bow. xx

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  4. The kids are getting excited because there is only 79 sleeps to go!

    Sally

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  5. Wonderful card beautifully put together and such a lovely stamp!!

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  6. Wonderful scene Yvonne, very nostalgic:)
    Val x

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  7. It's just adorable Yvonne!!

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  8. This is a wonderful scene to have created and such a beautiful feel to the whole card

    Chrissie x

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  9. Wow, your Christmas card is gorgeous

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  10. A lovely scene - wow you're organised getting set for Christmas in October!

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  11. Beautifully put together card in such pretty colours. Thank you for joining in the Crafty Individuals Challenge, Jean x

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  12. What a lovely composition! Thank you for joining in the Crafty Individuals' challenge,

    Lucy x

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  13. Such a beautiful card, brimming with nostalgia, it really is a delight.
    Thank You for joining us at the Crafty Individuals Challenge.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  14. Gorgeous card! The two children and the lovely background match perfectly!

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