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Monday, 10 December 2018

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 224

Our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers for this fortnight, and indeed, over the Christmas period is Christmas!


I've used a Woodware stamp set, and coloured the image with Promarkers. I really do like the image - it's simple, yet complex with the knot-work pattern.

I've framed the image and sentiment using a die set from Cheery Lynn which I've had for a long time and used less often than I expected to.

I actually tried several options for this card before I decided on this option. The base card is one I bought at Ally Pally several years ago. It's a beautiful perlescent dark green colour, but I think they'd been badly scored, so I always have to trim a bit off to get a square card. I embossed the side panel using a folder that was a magazine freebie some time ago. To try to accentuate the snowflakes, I gently applied some Versacolor yellow ink to the panel, which had the effect of slightly warming the tone there, but that isn't obvious in the photo.

I do hope you can join us this time, and whether you do or not, wish you and yours a very happy Festive Season.

4 comments:

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Great card Josephine. I love Woodware stamps but don't know this one and it's so nice. Happy Christmas, Angela xXx

Chriss America Real said...

Very cool stamp , it came out great . I love the embossing .

Hugs,

Chriss

Zetta Evans said...

Your card is gorgeous.such a sweet image, I love the soft colours and beautiful detailing.Thanks for sharing.

Margaret Mifsud said...

Such a beautiful card Josephine! Love this stamp .. so unusual and gorgeously coloured. Have a wonderful CHristmas and all the very best for 2019. hugs xx

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