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Monday, 12 December 2016

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 179

Well, it's the last Crafty Cardmakers challenge of 2016, and naturally, at this time of year, we've got a Christmas theme. But we'd really like to see Christmas with a Twist! So, something a little different?

We're sponsored for this challenge by Woodware. See the challenge blog for more details.


Well, I decided to go for an image from Stitchy Bear called Bah Humbug.


Father Christmas in blue? That must be a twist!

I stared by stamping the background with Versamark and embossed with clear powder on white card, then added some colour to the sheet with Distress ink. I coloured the image with Promarkers, and shaded the background with more Distress ink. I added some stitching to a circle using my recently acquired Fiskars pricking template and some silvery-blue thread. And that's it!

I hope you can join us.

And, since this will probably be my last post here for a few weeks, I'd like to wish you all a very happy Festive Season, whatever you celebrate, and to wish you a very happy 2017.

5 comments:

Kim x said...

Love the Blue Father Christmas Josephine, definitely a twist on the traditional look. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year. Hugs Kimx

Angela Radford said...

A really lovely fun card Josephine, love it. Happy crafting and a Merry Christmas, Angela x

Judy McKay said...

Great card Josephine. Look forward to crafting with you in 2017. Merry Christmas and a joyous New Year. Judy

Glenda Atkins said...

This is just delightful, love your take on the twist. Lovely!
Merry Christmas!
hugs
Glenda

Pam said...

Love your card, Josephine! Hoping you have a beautiful Christmas.
:) Pam

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