Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Welcome to my Wednesday post .. it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Morning all,

Welcome to my latest follower Ksenija Rizova, my apologies but I couldn't track down a blog to link to, hope you will stop by again so I can track down a link. EDITED TO READ: Thanks to regular reader Pat, who pointed me at Ksenija's blog - thanks so much Pat, here's a shout out for Pat's blog too

I recently acquired some new stash .. including this rather fab (and wine themed) Christmas set ..... couldn't wait to get it inky

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

Materials used:
  • White C6/A2, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white card cut to fit and one piece of red card cut to mat
  • Inkadinkado image and sentiment (from their making spirits bright set) stamped using Versafine onyx black ink
  • Derwent coloursoft pencils used to colour and blended with gamsol and a paper stump
  • Stardust stickles to bling up both the image and sentiment



I'll be entering the above for the following challenges:-
  1. Angie's Digital Stamps - challenge No. 15 - ANYTHING GOES with optional twist HOLIDAYS
  2. Make My Monday - November 13th challenge - SNOW FUN (and what's more fun than a snowman?)
  3. Colour Inspiration - challenge No. 28 - ANYTHING (hand coloured) GOES
  4. Get Creative - challenge No. 64 - ANYTHING GOES
  5. Lost Coast Portal - November 12th challenge - CLEAN AND SIMPLE

And now an ATC to share ...


My ATC
Materials used:
  • ATC blank
  • Snippets of card in white, maroon and navy
  • Dylusions circles image stamped using Memento lilac posies (2nd generation impression)
  • Dylusions letters image stamped using Memento lulu lavender
  • Dylusions diamond image stamped using Ranger Archival cobalt (2nd generation impression)
  • Hampton Art PS0531 numbers image stamped using Ranger Archival vermilion ink
  • Dina Wakley star image and Stampers Anonymous sentiment and ruler image (HC002 Random Thoughts) stamped using Versafine onyx black ink
  • 3D black glitter glue used to add twinkle and texture to the stars
  • Stardust stickles to add twinkle to the numbers




I'll be entering the above for the following challenges:- 
  1. Addicted to Stamps - challenge No. 157 - USE MORE THAN ONE STAMP (Definitely!!!)
  2. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - challenge No. 68 - ANYTHING GOES
  3. Jo's Scrap Shack - challenge No. 214 - ANYTHING GOES

And finally, a thank you card for a new friend we met just this past week ...


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 white card cut to fit and one piece of navy card cut to mat
  • Snippets of card in white and navy, for my sentiment panel
  • WOW! (stamp set No. 38) sentiment and Dylusions (Holy Birds) image stamped using Versafine onyx black ink
  • Derwent coloursoft and Prisma scholar pencils used to colour image, blending with gamsol and a paper stump
  • Stardust stickles to bling up the birdie




I'll be entering the above make for the following challenges:-

  1. Come And Get It - November 12th challenge - THANK YOU/THANKFUL
  2. Corrosive Challenge - challenge No. 11 - ANYTHING GOES
  3. Pile It On - challenge No. 136 - LARGE SENTIMENTS
  4. Fashionable Stamping - challenge No. 129 - NATURE


16 comments:

Pat said...

Three great makes Kathy, and I love the sweet cork snowman, great for an avid wine drinker...lol, and the cute bird is beautifully coloured, then your ATC with the numbers and stars and the super tape measure edge is a wonderful design. Out of interest I have come across Ksenija before and she has a blog called Sweet Kobylkin. x

Kathyk said...

Thanks so much Pat, have now added the link and also one to your own - much appreciated

Kathyk

Kathleen said...

Some really lovely creation but the first one is my favourite.

Kath x

SARN said...

I am loving EVERYTHING you've posted on here. That cork Christmas set is so novel.

FABULOUSLY inky ATC too mate. Spot on.

And to top it all . . . a super thank you card.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Cara said...

Fabulous projects, I think the wine Christmas is my fave though x

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous creations -great CAS and love the first one
carol x

Laurie said...

Your clean and simple snowman card is so cute! Love that stamp and the saying as well. Thanks for joining the Lost Coast Designs monthly challenge!

Jirawadee Susanthitapong said...

Wonderful CAS projects!
Thank you for joining Addicted to Stamps challenge. Hope you can join us again next time.
Sai

Sue said...

What great makes Kathy, your cork snowman is great fun, and beautifully coloured. Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge at Lost Coast Designs, and have a fun week. Sue xx

Nandini said...

Very beautiful! Thank you for joining us at the Make My Monday challenges. Looking forward to seeing you in our gallery again! Nandini, DT

Robbie said...

Very cute snowman card! He is just adorable. Thanks for joining us at MMM for our Snow Challenge.

Robbie

Caro´s kreative Welt said...

Very beautiful projects. Many thanks for sharing at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.
Greetings Carola

Ink Art Designs said...

Hi Kathy. Great CAS cards! You can see the fun that you have with card making by the humour. Love it!
Thank you for joining us this month at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.
Dot x
Ink Art Designs

ionabunny said...

That snowman is so cute and I love that sentiment. Thanks for joining the challenge at the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity. Hugz

Mrs.B said...

Such a fun CAS card,
Thanks for sharing with us at FSC
Avril x

Warrell Creations said...

Beautiful job! Marciava~Pile It On! Challenge Blog Design Team