Friday, 20 July 2012

Still, at least it's another Christmas card done

.....even though I didn't realise that the challenge over at Winter Wonderland, to have sentiment as the focal point on your card, closed at 5pm yesterday:
Besides which, I desperately wanted to play with the lovely Sizzix embossing folder that Mary H kindly sent to me :)

I used:

- an A6 card, already patterned and bought ages ago from QVC

- Sizzix 'Sending Love at Christmas' embossing folder, brayered with silver ink on the side with the indentations before adding white card snippet and running it through the Cuttlebug and then trimmed plus the corners rounded

- another piece of white card from the snippets folder, corners rounded and the edge coloured with lavender Pro Marker

- lavender  and silver ribbon from the ribbon box

Hmm, I didn't think to make two at the one sitting - which would have been sensible while I was waving the brayer round :( Duh, I'm such a Mrs Potato Head at times!

Friday Feast will follow later.



Elizabeth said...

Hello Di, up late again, I see :) Beautiful card, love that embossing folder and what you did to get that effect - very clever and definitely not a Mrs Potato Head at all. And I'd like a ten pound note for every time I've missed a challenge deadline, I'd be pretty well-off by now :)) I didn't know you had a trolley too - and I don't know why I hadn't thought of it before, it's perfect! Now, who's the Mrs Potato Head :)) Right, better get some beauty sleep, I have a busy day tomorrow. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

Amanda said...

Fab card Di, love the embossing, thought it was heat embossing as the image was so crisp. Hugs, Amanda x

Carol Willis said...

Love this Di, the colour combo is fabulous and I love the embossing folder.
Caz x

Annie said...

I don't know how you do it many cards and each one is different and so beautiful.
A x

Victoria said...

Shame you missed the deadline but it happens to us all! Like you say, it's another (STUNNING) one for the box!

Sarn said...

OOOH . . . . pretty! But you mentioned the dreaded brayer . . . so I'm running away!


Sandra H said...

Morning Di, Oh its such a pity you didn't make the time for this challenge as your card is absolutely beautiful and a winner as far as l am concerned totally stunning:)x

Anonymous said...

I was about to say you could enter that at Winter Wonderland when I realised it's now Friday already! Love the colours on this one and I really need to give the inking up of embossing folders a go.


M said...

This is really great, love the white on the embossed panel and the background with the darker image around the outside! M x

Kathleen said...

Love this card, the backing is really lovely and the main sentiment is great and in silver too, goes so well with the backing.
I didn't enter as I had no big main sentimant stamp.

KAth x

MaryH said...

Loved this card. You really did great with the EF. Such a soft & snowy effect...beautiful. Glad you had a chance for a test run. Hugs