It looks rather nice on yer cards as well!!!
Morning peeps and hope you are all managing to stay warm – brrr it’s COLD here today!!! There’s lots of pics here today so I’ll try me best to keep the waffle down :)xxx
Over at Pink Petticoat this week we’ve been sharing our ideas for a Christmas card and matching tag.
So this is what I did.
I do like easel cards but I don’t seem to make them that often,. But I did for this one and I decided to use traditional colours but give them a bit of a funky twist, so I went for a yummy pistachio bright and zingy green which I think works really well with the black and red here.
The papers that I used are ….
Gingham – just for a change I knoooooooow, but it is is so delish that I can’t help meself (Crimson), Dotty Snowflakes (Black & White), Lots Of Dots and Doodle Dots (Pistachio) from the Colour Collection.
The cute little pengies are both from the ‘Have An Ice Christmas’ Images Stamps collection and I coloured them with Copics. The icy hill is just a bit of white card covered liberally with Glamour Dust Glitter.
I used one of my fave sentiment ribbons, punched out a few holly leaves, added a bit of ribbon and some buttons and it was done.
Here’s some more pics with a bit more deet …..
He is sooooooooooooooo cute I think!!!
And now for the tag …..
Simple and straightforward.
The sentiment is from the Fairy Lights collection.
This is one of my fave ever PP products and it seems that I am not alone. You can read all about it right here peeps :)
A bit more details for you :)
Now this tag can be used on its own, or you can, make a little pocket on the centre section of your easel card …..
… and pop it in there.
Brilliant idea and I wish I could take the credit for it but I cant and I won’t cos that has to go to the very lovely and oh so talented Rach.
It’s a fab idea isn't it!!
OK now for a bit of a red faced moment peeps :(
Guess who forgot to post her card for her last week as GDT over at the Simon Says Challenge?
Yes you’re right!!!
The dope struck again. I can only say that I put it to one side and then got a bti sidetracked and forgot to do it. Sop here we are – better late than never and I think this is a late record even for me so hugest of apols to the good folk at SSS. I’ve slapped my trotters till they are pinker than pink, and clashing like billy-oh with my red face :(
My fave Whiff Of Joy image – all coloured with Copics and I’m soz peeps but the list has well and truly done one by now!!
I had an idea that I would make some snow for them to sledge along but it didn't turn out quite how I expected and I used so much glue that I warped the card.
If I’d used chipboard it might have worked a little better so maybe next time ….
So that’s my last card and hugest of thanks to the lovely girls over at the challenge for having me.
And on that note I’m off top do some work.
Have a fab day, stay warm and I’ll leave you with a bit for a puzzle!!. What's pink and grey and has a bit of magic and lots of sparkle?
Here’s a clue and I’ll tell you the answer tomorrow :)
Hugs to all xxx