Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Christmas Flowers

I am absolutely not making any more Christmas cards this year. I've made all my own, of course, some for a friend who can't get out and choose her own and adapted some for work as well. 
I started early, thanks to discovering 52 Christmas Card Throwdown so it has not been as panicked as usual but I'll be pleased to stop for a bit.
Here is my finale though. I am pleased with it but taking a good photo was another matter. 

 I hope you can see that I have cut out an aperture and stuck the flower to the back of  the card. The ribbon panel is masked, inked and stamped with Inky Doodles Print Backgrounds 2 stamps. I just used plain green paper to give colour behind for speed. I would have liked to do something fancy. The Poinsettia (Penny Black) is embossed in gold and then coloured and layered.

It was inspired by the following challenges. 
52CCT : December Pick a Previous Challenge I chose the first theme - Christmas Flowers. 
CAS Colours and Sketches : Pick a previous sketch and Make it Chrisutmas I chose #37. I also took a little inspriation from Louise. Thank you.
 So barring distasters that is it for Christmas cards  from me this year. Hope you are all getting on well with yours.

Merry Chrismas


  1. I love cards with poisentia. Yours card is beautiful,

  2. charmant Alison, un très joli thème que tu as superbement interprété, je te souhaite de merveilleuses fêtes en famille, merci de jouer avec nous chez 52CCT, biz

  3. So lovely - thanks for joining in this week at CC&S - Jacqueline xx


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