Monday, 25 August 2014

Christmas Bells


I'm playing along with the sketch at this week's Less Is More, although I've stretched the sketch a little bit.


I used my bargain-fell-into-the-supermarket-trolley-Sharpies to colour the bells and Distress Inks for the background.

I don't normally start making Christmas cards until November (it's bad enough that the shops start with Christmas in September!), but I got these gorgeous new Christmas stamps from STAMPlorations and they're burning a hole on my desk so I had to use them. (And they're on pre-release offer here.)

Looks like I'll have all my Christmas cards done in record time this year!

16 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous, Shirley! I'm loving your watercolor backgrounds! Wow!

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  2. Beautiful Shirley. The water color background works well. - Jim

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  3. What a beauty, Shirley! Love the new stamps!

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  4. Awesome coloring on the bells, Shirley! When my Spectrum Noirs run out (and they're getting close to running out), I'm going get me some Sharpies next. Beautiful card!!

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  5. I just got this set and cant wait to play! You have rocked the set Shirley, love those colors and the background!

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  6. Oooooooooohhhhh! Gorgeous background, gorgeous colours and great use of the sketch.
    Thanks for sharing Shirley.
    Sarah
    Less is more

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  7. What a great background!! It's the perfect backdrop for the festive bells and fun sentiment.

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  8. This is absolutely beautiful - I love the way the bells pop off the complementary background.

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  9. Just love that watery background Shirley!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  10. This is fab Shirley ... love the background! xx

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  11. A terrific card. Lovely watercolour background, really makes the bells stand out

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  12. Lovely colours Shirley, looks like a good start on your cards this year! Super take on the sketch
    Thanks for joining in with Less is More this week
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  13. Love that watercolour background, Shirley ... fabulous with the bright bells! Anita :)

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  14. Lovely background with gorgeous water coloring!!

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  15. Love that water colored background! Beautiful backdrop for those beautiful bells.

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