Sunday, 2 October 2011

Blue Christmas


I made this card following a workshop at Sir Stampalot on Friday where I learnt how to use distress inks (sort of - still need lots of practice!!!) I used stormy sky to do the shading round the edge (this was one of my better attempts!) then stamped and coloured the image with the same colour distress inks. I made this card with just some different coloured blue cardstock, MS snowflake punch and some ribbon from crafty ribbons. I used the leftover snowflakes from the punch as embellishments and added some Kanban pearls. Sentiment from stash. I think it would make a really good male Christmas card.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
The Crafty Pad - one for the boys
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Christmas Songs (blue christmas)
Fussy and Fancy - Try a new technique - distressing
Crafts 4 eternity - Anything goes
Sew Many Challenges - Anything goes









10 comments:

  1. A lovely card suitable for a male - love all the blue and those punched edges - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 40 - hope to see you again soon. x

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  2. You did a great job! Clearly paid attention in class! Great card for a male!
    Thanks for playing along in our One for the boys challenge at The Crafty Pad this week!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  3. Wow! Beautiful work. Thanks for joining us at c4E this week.
    Pinky

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  4. Just gorgeous, love the colour!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles FCC this week, good luck!
    hugs Shell xx

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  5. That's really nice. Love the effect. Thanks for taking part at The Crafty Pad this week.

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  6. You're right, it would make a fabulous male Christmas card! It looks great! Thanks for joining our Monochrome challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x

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  7. Love the blue, great job..the distressing is fabulous.
    Thanks for joining us at 'Fussy and Fancy'

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  8. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  9. Beautiful blue card! I really like your little snowflakes with the pearls and lovely image. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.

    Hugs
    Carrie

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  10. I just love this card! It's so nice to see Christmas cards in blue and who would have thought...blue holly! I just love it.

    Terry Duncan
    www.classycutupscreations.com

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