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Friday, 9 September 2016

Home For Christmas

What an absolutly stunning set arrived this month with my Simply Cards & Papercraft.
I adore Christmas and couldn't wait to play
How spoilt were we, embossing folder , stamps and dies!!
To start I used a white A5 centre- stepper card blank.
 I covered it in a Christmas red paper leaving a slight border of white showing through.
I die cut the door three times, once in red , twice in white. I wanted the door to stand off the page so used sticky foam tabs to adhere and cut the panels from the red door and adhered with glue

Using Memento ink lady bug I stamped the number, knocker , letterbox and sentiment.
I stamped the lights with Memento black ink and coloured using watercolour paints.
The wreath was again die cut twice to give some depth 
The holly leaves were die cut and watercoloured . Once dried I added some ruby red liquid pearls.
I stamped the pots (twice )using Memento gray fog and the plants with Memento bamboo leaf adding again liquid pearls and adhered with foam tabs.
The bows were stamped using lady bug and bamboo leaf dabbed over with glossy accents for shine.
I had tons of fun making this card
And can see a fair few of these being made
Thank you for looking
xx
I would like to enter this into
Craft Rocket - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes
Crimbo Crackers - Shaped Cards
Crafty Creations - Use a number
Simon says Stamp - Stamp It
Digi Choosday - Anything Goes
Holly Jolly Christmas - More than one fold
Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Use Your Stuff - Watercolour
Penny Black and More - Stamped Sentiment
Alphabet Challenge - N for Numbers
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Crafting With Friends - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes





16 comments:

Karon said...

Beautiful card Jan - love all those dies! TFS and have a great weekend.

Beebeebabs said...

Very nice thanks for sharing!!!

Clare Lloyd said...

Such great details in your stepper card. Thanks for joining the Crimbo Crackers challenge. Clare, GD

Heather said...

Wow!! This is awesome! It looks just like the front of a beautiful old house. Fabulous dies! Thanks for playing with CHNCC2.

missgailly said...

Such a gorgeous card with lots of fun details. Thanks for playing along at Use Your Stuff - Gail

Pat said...

Beautiful Christmas card, thanks for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenge this week.

Pat xx

cotnob said...

A fabulous card, a brilliant design with lots of great details - I don't think I have ever used a free gift, perhaps I should give it a go, you have made a gorgeous card with this one.
Pauline
x

Virginia Lu said...

Wow, love love the details! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Stamp It” Challenge! Beautiful colors and design. Well done!

Tammy Cochrane said...

Love all the details!
Thank you for joining us at Use Your Stuff! Hope to see you again next time

Tammy Cochrane
Use Your Stuff DT
TLC PaperPassions

Michelle said...

So nice and so many details to look at.
Thanks for playing with us at Craft your Passion Good luck!! Michelle(DT)

brenda said...

A really lovely Christmas card and super design, many thanks for joining us at Penny Black and More challenge.

B x

trulyjewellery said...

Fabulous stepper card, love the paper piecing. Thanks for joining us for the ATG challenge at Digi Choosday.
Gail Digi Choosday DT
http://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk

Nancy said...

Wow! That's just fabulous, Jan! I love doors, and I certainly love this one. It's a brilliant design, with incredible detail!
It's always wonderful to have you link up with our Digi Choosday Challenge at Polkadoodles! :o)

Shirley said...

A beautiful card Jan and I would not have guessed you had created it using a magazine freebie. I love the little flower pots and twigs of hollytoo.
Thank you for entering our challenge at Penny Black and more this mnth.
Shirley

Denise Goeldner said...

Lovely easel card, beautifully done. Thanks for entering into Holly Jolly, good luck.
Denise DT

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Seriously cute card! Love it. Thanks for playing along with us at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges for our "more than one fold" challenge. Good luck. Hope to see you again soon.
Lynn, Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges DT