Here is my latest Christmas card make.
A basic red square base card was embossed with Papermania Twelve Days of Christmas embossing folder. A sheet of Papermania Christmas velum in a snowflake design was then placed down the centre of the card. A piece of ribbon from my stash was trimmed to make a pointed edge and placed down the centre of the velum. Using stamps from the Honey and Hugs Festive Frolics, and a green Create-It ink pad, I stamped the image onto cream cardstock. This is the oldest tree stamp I have - having only Christmas trees. The images were coloured in using Promarkers - primarily the Brights collection.. This was then embossed with a present embossing folder, one raised and two depressed images, and attached above the ribbon. Gold metallic promarker was used to write Merry Christmas on green card, and attached above the image, with two snowflake buttons, one to each side.
I wish to enter this card for the following challenges:
Simon Says Monday - Transparant
Passion for Promarkers - embossing
ShoppingOurStash - #144 oldest tree stamp
Papertake Weekly - sketch #88
Ilovepromarkers - #212 Anything Goes
SimonSays Wednesday - Anything Goes with buttons
CraftyHazelnuts Christmas - all wrapped up
As I write this I have just turned to look out of the window and am very glad that my windows are not open as there is a swarm of mossies just outside. It is definitely warming up now (but I still can't convince my two little blue boys (parakeets) to have a bath!).
As the weather has been reasonable today I popped down to the allotment between going to the docs and hairdressers (yes I have had my hair trimmed at last!!) and planted some broad beans - equal numbers of Dreadnought and Bunyards Exhibition. Now I need to get some tomato seeds planted somewhere over the weekend, otherwise I am not going to get any and I have bought lots of seeds!! Also, my peas have started to put up shoots, including the ones saved from last years plants, which I was not 100% sure were going to grow.