Sunday, 20 August 2017

Welcome to another lazy Sunday

Morning all,

My hubby is still working at the model and hobby show today which leaves me free to craft without guilt and that's exactly what I've been doing. On the first day of his show I nipped to The Range and acquired both the card blank used below and the Gorjuss girl image - doncha just love it when you can get to use new SCHTUFF right away?

My card
The front, back and inside of my card along with the front and back of my envelope

And a closer view of the image panel
Materials used:
  • White 12.7cm square, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of card cut to 12cm square (one white and one navy)
  • One piece of white card cut to 11½cm square
  • Snippets of card in white and navy, for my image panel
  • Creative Expressions snowflakes (from CEC803 Snowflakes Kisses set) stamped using Memento Bahama blue ink on both my image panel and as a border on my base panel
  • Santoro "Gorjuss" Girl stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Faber Castell poplychromos pencils used to colour image and background of my white card panel
  • Stardust stickles used to highlight
  • Penny Black sentiment (from the giving and receiving set) stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink

I'll be entering the above for the following challenges:-
  1. TGIF - challenge No. 121 - GIRL, YOU ARE FABULOUS
  2. Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge - challenge No. 347 - ANYTHING GOES but with OPTIONAL challenge to MAKE IT GIRLY
  3. Gem of a challenge - challenge No. 201 - SNOW FUN ... be sure to include snowflake/s - DONE!
  4. Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge EXTRA - August challenge - ANYTHING (Christmas) GOES
  5. Happy Little Stampers - August challenge - ANYTHING GOES with the OPTIONAL (and not used) theme of POINSETTIA
And then I decided it was time to deploy some images a friend sent to me a short while back, thinking I might use them, be rude not to then, wouldn't it?

My card
The front, back and inside of my card along with the front and back of the envelope

Materials used:
  • White C6/A2, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of card cut to 14.2cm x 10cm (one white and one navy
  • One piece of white card cut to 13.7cm x 9.5cm
  • Carabelle washi tape images (SA601 by Birgit Koopsen) stamped using Memento Paris Dusk and Versafine satin red inks
  • Paper Artsy (JOFY14) sentiment stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Creative Expressions (CEC851 - Inspiring edges) arrows stamped using Memento Paris disk ink

I'll be entering the above make for the following challenges:-
  1. Crafty Friends - challenge No. 64 - ANYTHING GOES
  2. That's Crafty - August 18th challenge - ONLY CARDS
  3. Emerald City - challenge No. 2 - ANYTHING GOES
  4. Water Cooler Wednesday - challenge No. 132 - MAKE IT MASCULINE

And finally, I saw this and couldn't resist sharing


SARN said...

Great use of your new stash Kathy. Sweet festive make.

Loving the grungy washi tape card too! F.A.B!

Happy guilt-free crafting Sunday to you!

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Clare Lloyd said...

Fab cards kathy.

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

Those washi tape stamps are fabulous they create such a dramatic CAS card. Thank you for sharing and joining in the *Only Cards* Challenge over at That's Crafty. Best Wishes Tracey.

Ameera Crafts said...

Great card!
Thank you for sharing with us over at "Emerald City Crafts Challenge". Best of luck with your entry and please do join us again very soon.

Mary DT member for Emerald City Crafts...

Cara said...

Two fabulous cards, so glad that you were able to enjoy some more crafting time and share the results with us. Love the funny, so true!

Pat said...

Two great cards Kathy and I love that sweet Gorjuss girl so prettily coloured and love the blue CE Snowflake Kisses stamped as a background on the topper and background, and the washi tape stamps look wonderful combined with the CE arrows and PA sentiment, and love the colours you have used. x

Penny Hanuszak said...

Thanks for joining our Masculine Anything Goes challenge at Watercooler Wednesday this week. Both great cards. Nice when friends gift us with stamp sets. Very thoughtful.

libbystamps said...

Nicely done card. Thank you for joining Marsha's Masculine challenge at Watercooler Wednesday this week!

Kath Ricks said...

Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday. Great use of your new sets.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love Gorjuss Girls thanks for sharing at agoac

Jane said...

Gorgeous Girl she is and so is your card. Fab idea to styule her in Christmas colours. Thanks for playing at the HLS Christmas Challenge.

Carolynn Sander said...

What a super cute "Girly" Christmas card! I love it! Thank you so much for sharing with us over at TGIF Challenges! ­čĺľ

Dixie Designs by Gill said...

Great card. thanks for entering in Emerald City Crafts Challenge

Diane Louise J said...

Hello Kathy… Thanks for joining our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge with your lovely card… your other card is lovely too. Please join us again next time at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. Good luck!
Diane Louise
[Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

Lillianb said...

Two great cards Kathy,


Hazel said...

Sorry I’[m so late commenting. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

Bożena Adamusińska said...

I love this background snowflakes! The girl is so sweet. A wonderful, loving Christmas card.
Thank you very much for sharing this wonderful card with us on HLS Christmas
Bo┼╝enA DT HLS