Today I had a sudden and unexpected urge to get started with some Christmas cardmaking. I have already made one Chrimbo card this year but that involved using a coloured image that I found in my stash; so this was the first one I made completely from scratch for 2021.
My first task was to have a bit of a look in my sash to remind myself of what I've got ... that is one of the pleasures of coming back to cardmaking after so long hardly doing any. I found an absolutely fabulous old LotV paper pad featuring snowflakes in funky colours, so that formed the basis of today's card.
This cute Penny Black image is one that I have had for years and don't use very often, but it looks so joyful it just put me in the mood. My colouring still needs practice, but I guess the only way to get batter is by keeping on trying!
Stamps: image - Penny Black "Let it Snow"(1524K); sentiment - Make Your Mark;
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers, Copics (fur); snow decorated with glamour dust;
Papers: LotV "Frozen Snowflakes";
Tools: Martha Stewart “Snow Flurry” Punch Around the Page; Whimsy "Winter’s Jewel 1” large snowflake die; smaller snowflakes - unknown.
Challenges I would like to enter:
Christmas Craft Creations (August) - Non-traditional Colours
Addicted To Stamps and More #412 - Christmas
Christmas With the Cuties #52 - Anything Cute & Christmassy
The Holly and Ivy #100 - Anything Christmas Goes
Allsorts #637/638 - Add Some Sparkle (3rd entry)
Incy Wincy - Use a Card Tutorial and/or Animals (2nd entry)
I ♥ Promarkers #442 - Anything Goes with option of more than one layer
Penny Black Saturday Challenge (August) - Anything Goes (2nd entry)
Simon Says (Wednesday) - Anything Goes
So ... that's 2 Christmas cards down, quite a lot still to go ... guess I'd better get busy!
'Til next time, take care and thanks for visiting.