Monday, 27 November 2017

Neutral Christmas

Will write this post later - gotta head out quickly now, but wanted to get my entry in to CASology :)

Right I am back now and can write my blog post properly! I hate having to go shopping after work, it really throws my routine off! I have the first of my Festive ATC collections to share with you today. This one is called Festive Cheer.

I went for a neutral colour scheme using stencils and GlitzCraft texture paste in sand and gold. I was quite surprised how well the gold worked as it had gone slightly solid in the tub, but it looks perfect on the ATC's.
For this first one I used a snowflake mask for the stencil side (it states stencil on the packaging, but it really is more of a mask). I wasn't sure how well it would work as I have not used the texture pastes often, however I was quite please with how it came out. I layered it on pretty thick, which I think gives a bit of a mixed media look to the ATC. To finished I simply added a die-cut sentiment in neutral tones.

For this second one I used a GlitzCraft stencil with the Gold paste only on the bells. As I wanted neutral colours I opted to add a real ribbon bow, rather than using the stencil one. To finish this CAS design I added a peel-off sentiment. The cheer was done using white rub-on letters, which I then coloured with peel-off markers.
This final ATC I created using the Christmas Tree from the same GlitzCraft stencil. I used the Sand for the main body of the tree and the Gold for the star and baubles. Again I used the peel-off letters to create the sentiment.

So obviously I am entering these into the challenge at CASology #267 Cheer but I would also like to enter them for the following challenges:
Country View #57 Stencils
A Snowflakes Promise #46 Anything Goes
ABC Christmas - X for X marks the spot (In the Christmas Tree)
inkspirational #148 Neutral Christmas
MMM #60 Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays
AYLI - Fav Christmas colour - Anything Sparkly, as it just looks so festive. I especially like the neutral theme for CAS cards as it keeps them looking elegant.
Jingle Belles - Baby it's Gold outside
crafting by design - get ready for Christmas
C4C413 Christmas or Winter

Right off to finish off sorting stuff lol.

Hugz Tinz

13 comments:

  1. Oh so sparkly and cheerful. Perfect for our cue word this week. So happy you could join in the fun at CASology this week.

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  2. I love these - so sparkly and fabulous! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  3. Wow, this is so cheerful, sparkly, and festive...all in one card! Love the bow, too! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

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  4. Lovely ATC's Thanks for joining AYLI challenge. Elaine

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  5. this is so adorable!

    thank you so much for playing along with us at make my Monday!

    hugs and kisses from germany
    silvi xoxo

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  6. What gorgeous golden glitter (say that 3 times fast) ... so very glad you joined us at jingle belles.

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  7. Oh those are fabulous! Thanks for playing along with us this time at AYLI challenge,
    Hugs Samantha x

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  8. Fun collection of festive ATC:s! I love all the sparkle, perfect for the holiday season! I also love how these all match together, what a great set! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational!

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  9. Very pretty cards. Love the sparkle.
    Thanks for playing along at the ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Carissa

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  10. great stencilling - beautiful cards - apologies for my late comment and thanks for joining us at Countryview Challenges! Hugs rachel xx

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  11. oh how fun & festive & sparkly! so pleased you could join our "heavy metal" holiday fun at JINGLE BELLES ♥

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  12. A super glittery card. Thanks for playing along with us at Make My Monday. Happy Christmas. Caz DT.

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