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Sunday, 5 August 2012

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 125

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we're challenging you to limit your colours! So, anything you like, but use white plus one other colour (although you can use realistic skin and hair tones too if you need to.)

I got to work with a lovely, fun image from Hope Jacare which is part of the Frosty pack, and it definitely seemed to lend itself to limiting colours.
I coloured the image with Promarkers, and added some sparkle to those lovely Hope Jacare swirls using a Quickie Glue Pen and some Glamour Dust. The background was embossed using folders from Cuttlebug and Papermania, and I cut and matted the image using nestibilities. I did consider die cutting some snowflakes for embellishment, but decided that the embossing is embellishment enough (and it should let me post the card without having to go for a 'large' stamp which is always a bonus!)

Hope you can join us this week.

Daisy Doodles where the theme is 'outdoors',
Bearly Mine where anything goes,
Die Cutting Divas where anything goes,
Digital Tuesday Challenge where they want monochrome,
Party Time Tuesday where anything goes,
Stamping Boutique where anything goes,
Inky Impressions where they want embossing,
Papercrafting Journey where anything goes.
ATCs and Cards with Attitude where anything goes,
Fat Pages and Cards with Attitude where anything goes.

13 comments:

Laney said...

Super cute card Josephine!!
Thanks for joining us at BMC this time
hugs
laney

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh Jospehine I love the red and white! It is never too early for Christmas and the embossing just finishes it off perfectly! Judy x

CG said...

Beautiful! Love the embossing too. Best, CG

Purple mad Alison said...

I love this look. Your embossed backgrounds are lovely and the red just sets it's off nicely.
Thanks for joining us over on ATCs & Fat Pages With Attitude.
Hugs Alison x x

Deb said...

I love this one--so classy and that splash of red is perfect, what an awesome Christmas image
Debs
xxx

Punkydoodle Papers said...

So cute! What a fun image! I love the glittery snow! Thank you for joining us this week at Inky Impressions!

Judith said...

This is so cute! - love the image and great layout thanks for playing along at Inky Impressions this week hugs Judith x

Jackie said...

What a darling card, I love the texture and the layout you used! Thank you for joining us this week at the Inky Impressions Challenge!

Jackie, Inky Impressions DT

Marie said...

Fabby looking Christmas card. Love it. Thank you for joining our anything goes challenge last week over at Bearly Mine Challenges. Running a bit late here, but better late than never...
Love n hugs
Marie

she3655 said...

Hi Josephine,
Love your Chirstmas card, the snowmen image is Fab, I like how you've used the Glamour dust.... thanks for joining in with us at ATC and cards with Attitude and Also Fatpages and Cards with Attitude xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

This is so sweet, the image is gorgeous and the embossing looks fantastic. Thank you for joining in with the fat pages challenge and sorry for the lateness of my comment
Lindsay xx

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

wow great xmas card thanks for joining us at daisy doodles and good luck emma xx

jackid said...


This is beautiful thanks for playing with us at PCJ this time
Jacki xx

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