Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Snowflakes and Scraps


I've finally finished hopping my way round the mega Moxie Fab flash mob blog hop for Cath, which started ten days ago - but there were 285 stops along the way.  And I've nearly finished making an advent village, which has taken a few weeks but I've really enjoyed doing it.  I got the idea from this month's edition of Craft Stamper, so if you're a Craft Stamper reader, you'll get an idea of what I've been up to, but I've added a bit of a twist.  I'll post some pics in December.

In the meantime, I've made this card for several challenges:

The colour scheme comes from Dynamic Duos, and I couldn't turn down the dessert option!


The challenge at Less is More is to use designer paper in a CAS way.

I've used the sketch from CAS(E) This Sketch:


And Nonni from Korttikarkuri is having a couple of Christmas challenges (with prizes).  This challenge is to use scraps or old stash on your Christmas cards.  Both challenges are open until Christmas Eve.  Pop over and take a look - better still, join in!

When I was photographing the card, the sunlight was catching the Stickles on the snowflakes beautifully, but unfortunately the camera doesn't capture it.  Just use your imagination.

Stamp: Inkadinkado

12 comments:

  1. So striking, Shirley ... stunning DP ... and if I lean to the right, tilt my head and scrunch my eyes up, I see the stickles on those splendid snowflakes ... yum! I'm intrigued to see your Advent village! Anita :)

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  2. Lovely card Shirley!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  3. Awesome card Shirley & fab combo of challenges :) Hugs Bev x

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  4. Oh, this is lovely! Great take on the sketch!

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  5. This is very pretty! I love what you did with the colors and the frames. Thanks for playing along at Dynamic Duos this week!

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  6. So pretty, Shirley! The black and gold is so elegant!

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  7. Stunning! I love the way you combined the challenges to form a unique, elegant card. Thank you for giving a shout to my Christmas Card Challenges -and for joining of course! :)

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  8. Love your color combination. Great job. Thanks for playing along with us in the CAS(E) this sketch! challenge and hope to see you again.

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  9. Very nicely done! Clean and crisp! Just how I like my snow! :) thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos!

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  10. Super elegant! Great take on the sketch!

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