Saturday, 20 December 2014

Last minute makes.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well and prepared for the man in red to visit.
I am almost there, a welcome day off today and then in work everyday.
All through till 11pm Christmas Eve and then 3 welcome days off ;D
I am hosting the Christmas Dinner this year so we have had to go out and buy extra
So here are my final Christmas cards for this year and probably my last post before Christmas too.
I am entering this 1st set of cards into the following challenges:
1.Crafty Calender Challenge - December Challenge - White on white
3.One Stitch At A Time Challenge - Challenge 226 - AG with glitter
4.Everybody Art Challenge - Challenge 305 - Frame
5.Creative Card Crew Challenge - Challenge 77 - AG
6.Tuesday Throwdown Challenge - Challenge 225 - Christmas
7.Clear It Out Challenge - Theme AG/ Stash AG
8.Deep Ocean Challenge - Challenge 93 - Christmas is all around
9.The Paper Shelter Challenge - Christmas Challenge - AG
10.Inky Impessions Challenge - Challenge 190 - Winter  Wonderland 
Products used are:
White card
Mirella Cinnamon scented holly patterned paper
Pearl hearts
Lots of stickles stardust
White ribbon
Sue Wilson frames dies
Crafts too reindeer die
Sentiments done my myself using Blackjack font
Distress tool
This really sparkles irl.

A close up of the frame and reindeer.

And a sideways view.

And now on to the 2nd batch which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Get Creative Challenge - Challenge 4 - Blue & White/silver
3.Papertake Weekly Challenge - Last Christmas card of the year
4.Creative Inspirations Challenge - Challenge 294 - Christmas/New Year
5.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Winter Inspiration
6.Southern Girls Challenge - Christmas Cheer
7.Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Challenge 352 - Sparkles
8.Time Out Challenge - Challenge 21 - Christmas is love
9.Milkcoffee Challenge - Make it sparkle
10.Brown Sugar Challenge - Challenge 125 - Christmas

All 3 together.The card on the left has a Justrite sentiment stamp used for the wording.

A close up of one of them.
Products used are the same as the white on white cards, just different pearls and gems and i have used some more of the Mirella cinnamon scented holly paper but in navy blue.

A close up.

And a sideways view.
I really wish you could smell through your screen, they smell so strongly of cinnamon, Christmas all wrapped up in one card design :D
Lotsa hugs from me and wishing you all a very Happy, Peaceful and Loved Christmas.
To those poorly or in need of extra special hugs this Christmas, i send them all out to you and my thoughts are with you all.
Love Nic.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Christmas spirit.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I have a day off today so i am going to make the most of it, any last minute pressies need to be got and wrapped and a few last minute cards to make too.
So here is one to share today, i am also entering this card into the following challenges:
3.Sentimental Sundays Challenge - Challenge 237 - Anything goes
4.Card Mania Challenge - Challenge 62 - Christmas
5.Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Challenge 63 - Anything goes
6.Dream Valley Challenge - Challenge 97 - Christmas

Products used are:
DL card blank
White card
Docrafts Home For Christmas papers
Sue Wilson dies
Sentiment stamp
Heart pearls
White ribbon
Red stitched ribbon is recyled of some decoration boxes
Lots of stickles stardust which is not showing up.

A close up of the sentiment panel.

And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by :D
Lotsa Hugs

Monday, 15 December 2014

Fireside Ivy ........ again.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
A late ordered Christmas card to share with you today.
I made this yesterday after i had been my Mums and put her Christmas tree up for her.
I am not sure how much i will be around now until after Christmas and New Year as its a busy time at work but i hope to have a few mmore creations to share.
We have 2 orders and deliveries this week so we will be keeping busy.
So enough of my waffle and on to my card which i am entering into the challenges;
1.Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge - R206 - Christmas
2.Sister Act Challenge - Challenge 87 - Anything goes & cards Challenge - Challenge 80 - Christmas
4.Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Challenge 351 - Bells & bows
5.Crafty Catz Challenge - Challenge 259 - Last minute Christmas
6.Creative Fingers Challenge - Challenge 60 - Anything goes
7.Sweet Stampin Challenge - Oh Christmas Tree
8.We Do Dubadoo Challenge - Challenge 21 - Festive Spirits
9.613 Avenue Create Challenge - Challenge 102 - Anything goes

Products used are:
White card
First Edition papers
Spellbinders floral oval die
Stickles stardust
Distress tool
Gold ribbon
Gold bells
Gold embossing powder
Stampendous Fireside Ivy stamp

A close up of the image which has been embossed with gold embossing powder, its not showing though.

And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by :D
Lotsa Hugs