Thursday, 9 November 2017

Quick Christmas 2

Getting on with some Christmas cards and made a few using leftover card.
I often am inspired by my blogging buddy Loll who makes simply beautiful cards and once again this one comes from Loll's ideas.
Loll also provides the tutorial for making the background!

Yupo paper and Alcohol inks in Sail Boat Blue and Stream with a teeny bit of silver additive. I used a large piece of Yupo and made a few cards like this and another which will be revealed in the New Year.

Simple dies cuts for the trees and the stitched frame and I ran a silver gel pen round the outline of the trees as I thought they needed to stand out more!
Dabbed a white gel pen on the background (not sure it looks like snow.... LOL) and added the sentiment in Silver Ink.

Another one which isn't too bulky to post and another few made for my stash - although am a long way off from the number I need......
I can feel a visit to the supermarket may be necessary!

Linking up to
ATSM - Make your Mark
Xmas@SS - Anything Goes
Cardz 4 Guyz - O Christmas Tree
Hope you are all having a good day. Thanks for visiting! x
  

20 comments:

SARN said...

Loving that background and the addition of the die cut trees. FAB.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Carole said...

Beautiful card Viv! x

Esther Asbury said...

I love this clean-and-simple Christmas card! It definitely puts me in mind of a cold winter day! The blue background behind your trees is so pretty, and the silver gel pen added just the right touch!

brenda said...

Classic and elegant with a nice hint of inkiness thrown in for good measure.

B x

pinky said...

Oh wow Viv, that is just gorgeous!

Kathleen said...

Lovely inky background and super trees, great CAS card.

Kath x

Meggymay said...

A wonderful design for a Christmas card Viv. I really must think about making some, although the supermarket idea did cross my mind as well.
Yvonne xx

Barb said...

It's a very beautiful card Viv. The background is lovely and the silver on the trees looks very pretty. Barbxx

MaryH said...

Gorgeous work with the yupo and alcohol inks. Love the silvery sheen, the pretty white trees and that wonderful xstitch edge on the focal image. TFS &Hugs

Cara said...

I love your snowy sky x

Babs Watson said...

What a beautiful christmas card, love you background and your pretty trees .
Hugs Babs

Liz said...

Wonderful card, Viv, the inked panel is beautiful. xx

Sian said...

This is a really beautiful card. I love it. Sian. xx

aussie aNNie said...

Viv, love the silver gel pen around the trees, looks effective and just love the inked area too...great card.xx[aNNie]🎄

Jules said...

Hi Viv

Stranger alert!!!

I am slowly catching up with the world again at last!

Lovely looking back over your blog to see what I have been missing. So many lovely makes .. .. and all pulled in alongside your "gadding about" .. .. you are a whirlwind!!

I hope all is good with you and life is being kind.

Love Jules xx

Inkyfingers said...

What a soft and peaceful looking Christmas card. Your background is so pretty.
Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM and I hope you will join us again soon.

Pia S said...

Simple and effective. Love the blue panel teamed up with all the white, it's beautiful!

Nandini said...

Very beautiful card. Love the swirls of blue. Great to have you join in the ATSM challenge. Hoping to see you again soon! Nandini DT

Julie B said...

Love the background. I've finally bought some Yupo but haven't had a play yet!
Thanks for sharing at Cardz4Guyz. :)

Cazro said...

A beautiful card, loving the background for the splendid trees. Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz DT.