Saturday, 26 November 2016

The Purple Princess is away from her desk today

Morning all

I'm away from my desk this morning - I shall be attending the WOYWW crop today, leaving hubby at home to ponder dinner this evening! .... however, I did manage to do a little crafting of the Christmas variety ....

My card
The back and front of my card and the front of my envelope

The inside of my card and reverse of my envelope
Materials used:

  • White C6/A2, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white card cut to 9½ x 13½cm
  • Two pieces of red card cut to mat with a 1.6mm border
  • One piece of grey pearlescent card cut to mat with a 1.6mm border
  • Sparkle 'n Sprinkle snowman image  stamped using Ranger Archival watering can ink
  • Sparkle 'n Sprinkle "Wishing" sentiment and Inkadinkado "Merry Christmas" sentiment stamped using Ranger Archival jet black ink
  • Alcohol markers in red and grey used to colour
  • Diamond stickles and Wink of Stella clear glitter brush pen used to highlight

I'll be entering this for the following challenges:-
  1. Scraps of Life - November Rudolph Day challenge - ANYTHING (Christmas) GOES
  2. Craftbubble2½ (membership required) - November Rudolph Day challenge - COLOUR CHALLENGE - to use red and grey
  3. Cardz 4 Galz - challenge No. 36 - SHOW A SNOWMAN
  4. Time out challenges - challenge No. 71 - CHRISTMAS with OPTIONAL TWIST of GLITTER/SHIMMER
  5. Moving along with the times - challenge No. 34 - ANYTHING GOES WITH CHRISTMAS

Hope you all got your BLACK FRIDAY bargains yesterday - me? I was determined to go nowhere near the shops!!! Have a great weekend!


SARN said...

I really LOVE that snowman & sentiment, so this card works for me. Have lots of fun at the crop xxx

KandA said...

This is fabulous Kathy. Love that snowman stamp ad the way you decorated the envelope to match. Thanks for joining us over at the Rudolph Days challenge xx

serendipity said...

super cards Kathy, works so well with the cool sentiment especially, and I love the font of the other sentiment too.

Debs M said...

fab card, love that snowman x

Viv said...

Loving your sweet snowman Kathy and matching inside/envelope too. Enjoy your craft day ;) Viv xx

sandie said...

The snow man looks lovely and warm and great CAS design. Thanks for joining us at Time Out

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

What a noble looking snowman. He definitely looks like he's in charge! A lovely CAS card Kathy. Happy crafting, Sandra x

Joan said...

Lovely card, love that tall snowman

Donna Ellis said...

What a delightful card, Kathy! Love your use of the tall skinny snowman! He looks fabulous! Decorating the Envelope is on the back is a great idea! Darling creation! Thank-you for joining us at the Cardz 4 Galz Challenge. We love seeing your paper crafting projects, and are so happy you have joined us! Please check back to see if you have won a badge!
crafty hugs,
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Bożena Adamusińska said...

Wow! Beautiful a Christmas set :-) I love this sleek snowman. Is beautiful

Anita in France said...

Brilliantly CAS, Kathy ... and so completely adorable ... LOVE that long slender snowman in his long slender scarf! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Anita :)

Younique Creations By Tina said...

Lovely card!! Thank you for joining us at C4Galz DT- Tina

Jenny L said...

Hi Pat,
what a very lovely set of cards.
Their design is wonderful and quite modern.
Thank you for joining the Rudolf Challenge.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. GD

Sue - said...

Super cas Christmas card Kathy, a fun snowman!

Linby said...

Great CAS christmas card. L x

Jane Willis said...

Lovely CAS card and a great matching envelope

Sherri Thacker said...

I love that tall skinny snowmen. I need to find that stamp set!! I also love how you decorated the envelope too!

scrappymo! said...

Ohhh, you lucky girl. I bet you had buckets of fun at the crop! wish I were there with you al...

Your card is a sweetie. That tall snowman is a lovely image!

Thanks for taking part in the November Rudolph Days Challenge.