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Saturday, 21 November 2020

Christmas Lamp

 

Good evening.

Once again, the lovely Beccy at Beccy's Place is running her 'Month of Holiday 
Cards' challenge. This is the 8th year, and runs all of November, with a different 
challenge each day. It is a great way to increase one's stash of Christmas cards, 
and Beccy is very generous with her digi prizes.

A few days ago the challenge was to create a card using up some of the 
pile of 'scraps' we crafters tend to accumulate. I decided to use scraps 
of 3 different papers from a 12 x 12 stack I bought 'yonks' ago. I also
used a cute little scalloped punch which I have also had for 
'yonks' and have only used twice...MY BAD!

It took me ages to carefully align the squares, so my finished base
would be perfect rectangle, but in the end I was quite happy
with the result.


A close up of the beautiful image, one of Beccy's, which was a joy to
colour with (as usual) my Promarkers.


My greeting is from a sheet of mixed font greetings.
  The matt and font are very shiny gold, although they look black.

Challenges I would like to enter:-
Beccy's Place - Day 18 'Scraps'
Colour Crazy #46 - Anything Goes (must be hand coloured)
I Love Promarkers #423 - Anything Goes (with option of 3 layers)
Stinkin' Inkers - Quilting  SPECIAL AWARD
Try It On Tuesday - Traditional Christmas Colours

Image - Beccy's Place 'Christmas Lamp'
Colouring - Promarkers
Dies - Spellbinders Floral Ovals; Classic Ovals
Punch - X-Cut Small Scalloped Square
Paper - Franchville 12 x 12 Stack Christmas Basics
Greeting - Art Stamps Australia

I must be off to bed as we have a big day planned tomorrow, entertaining visitors we have not seen since last Christmas.

Please stay safe in these difficult times, and until next time, thank you for visiting.
Hugs,
Jennifer.  xx









7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous colouring Jennifer, you've done a brilliant job with the image. The texture is lovely. I also like the background you created with the different pieces of patterned paper. Everything coordinates perfectly and looks wonderfully festive. Love it!
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  2. Beautiful card Jennifer. Definitely worth the time that you put into aligning the squares. I like the way that you coloured Beccy's image. I like the gorgeous frame around the image too.

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  3. Love your quilted background, and that is a beautiful image! Thank you for sharing with us at Stinkin' Inkers.
    Melanie

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  4. Wonderful card! The design with the traditional Christmas colours looks so beautiful 😀. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Try it on Tuesday! Hugs, Jo x

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  5. Wonderful creation! Thanks for playing at I Love Promarkers Challege.
    Ileanaxx

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  6. Gorgeous creation. Beautifully colored image and love the quilt pieces. Thanks for joining the Stinkin' Inkers challenge.

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  7. Such a beautiful Christmas card. Love that adorable image. Thanks for playing with us at Colour Crazy.
    Silke

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