Sunday, 3 July 2016

Stamping Sensations Challenge - Anything Goes

We have the brilliant CRAFTY RIBBONS as out sponsor this month at Stamping Sensations and our challenge theme is 'Anything Goes'.
Would love for you to join us - please check out the challenge rules carefully as we are a stamping challenge and the stamp MUST be the focal point of your submissions!

It's back to another Christmas make for me this month - am trying my best to make a couple each month but sometimes the duties for Bowls England get in the way!
Once again the background pearlised card was a pig to photograph!

I used ink called 'Duck Egg' for the stamping - it was a pad bought in a bargain bucket for £1 and I love the colour!
Randomly stamping a variety of my snowflake stamps round the stamped greeting before popping on a few sparkly blue gems in the bigger of the centres.
The polka dot card was a snippet saved from something else, as was the punched aqua blue strip underneath.
Bit of sparkly edged ribbon to finish.

Other Challenges -
Pixie's Snippets Playground

18 comments:

  1. A really classic and elegant looking card Viv.

    I see the Bally is back in training, so wish we could offload him. Had a special birthday card this week, a friend did the tour with Tommo and asked him to sign a card for me, pride of place now.

    B x

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  2. I love the fresh colour Viv, perfect for those pretty snowflakes. Makes a beautiful card.

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  3. This is fab. Love the ink colouring. Trim looks good. I thought it was real lace. Very effective. Hugs Mrs A.

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  4. Has to be one of my favourite Christmas cards ever Viv! I adore the duck egg ink & very impressed with your snippet using! xx

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  5. Beautiful card & a gorgeous colour too
    hugs Jo x

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  6. Love your card Viv and the beautiful colour, wondering what make of ink pad you used as I love the colour, I have Aqua card and inks on my shopping list for the new Harrogate show in August !

    Joan

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  7. A beautiful stylish Christmas card Viv! A lovely elegant design and I like the bluw colours. hugs, Marlies

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  8. A gorgeous creation, Viv! I love it! The colour is just wonderful!

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  9. I think that this is a wonderful card, love it, great colour and a brilliant design.

    Kath x

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  10. So stunning Viv.I love the wording and snowflakes and the soft aqua colour is beautiful :D

    xx coops xx

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  11. I love the colour too Viv! Great Christmas card xxx

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  12. So pretty Viv! Love the soft blue colour you've used. And your design is fantastic ... love the sweet scalloped border with the polka-dot overlay. xx

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  13. I adore this mix of snowflakes Viv and I absolutely love that duck egg colour. A gorgeous Christmas card. x

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  14. Love the colours for a Christmas card. Cara x

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  15. I love that colour too, Viv, and it certainly works well with that gorgeous crisp and fresh design. I also like how the ribbon and punched strip soften it a little. Beautiful!

    Lynne

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  16. Beautiful card. Need no more.

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  17. Hi Viv
    A superb creation with such beautiful details.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  18. Hi Viv, you are such a busy beaver and I now wait till you come and see me then I know you are home and around....great card and I so love the colours. Take care and take it easy.xx {aNNie}

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