Thursday, 11 December 2014

'Tis The Season To Be Jolly....

Hi everyone...

So, as another week flies by ~ I've finally managed to make a dent in that "to-do" list ~ the tree and house is all decorated and resembling a winter wonderland, cards are all written and in the post and most of the presents have been bought. As for crafting, I think I can finally see light at the end of this very long tunnel and with only three more crafty commissions to make before the end of the year, I will finally be able to pack away the crafty stash and at long last see my dining room table again!! Yay....

In the meantime, I just wanted to pop by to say a big hello to all my new followers, here and over on Facebook and I wanted to share a couple of Christmas cards that I made for the December issue of Making Cards Magazine.

For this set of cards, I created a chalkboard effect on black card and added elegant hanging ornaments, together with holly leaves and bows and kept the colour palette a gorgeous pale aqua and white with just a hint of green and red.
Card 1 ~ 'Tis The Season
To create the chalkboard effect, I stamped the message onto black card using Versamark Watermark Stamp Pad and then lightly dusted a small amount of Ranger Perfect Pearls over the top to reveal the message.

Card 2 ~ A Very Merry Christmas




Thank you so much for stopping by today and if you still have some Christmas cards of your own to make, then I really hope you'll be inspired by these cards. I'd love to see anything you make, so never hesitate to get in touch to share your projects with me!

Have a great day and see you all soon...love Emma x



Products Used:
Memory Box Lydia Ornament Die
Memory Box Traditional Ornament Die
Woodware Super Holly Leaf Punch


9 comments:

  1. Just stunning Emma! I'm going to have to try that with the perfect pearls.

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  2. beautiful Emma...........love those dies and your designs are so classy.

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  3. I did chalkboard effect cards this year but kept them flat for posting. I dry brushed Snowflake Fresco paint over the black card then stamped over the top using a white Artiste pad. If you want to see them here is the link:
    http://massofhair.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/30-of-kind.html

    I do love your ArT cards and 3D projects i find them so inspirational, tanks again Emma for all the hard work you do :-) xxx

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  4. totally gorgeous. lovely and vintagey feeling yet modern if that makes sense, hugs xx

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  5. Gorgeous, both of them. The first one is my favorite.

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  6. They really look pretty! Great designs, great colours , amazing Christmascards!!! I love them very much!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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Thank you for all your comments and messages, they are all appreciated.
Please come back and visit me soon...
Emma ~xx

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