Thursday, 25 July 2013

Christmas in July

This card is very similar to one I posted earlier this month but I like this one better. I have decided to make quite a few of these both for myself and to sell at a Christmas Fair later in the year, the proceeds of which will go to my favourite charity - NSPCC.  (See the link in my side bar)

Navy and white card stock. Stamps: GKD Sentiment and Stag , Superstamp Tree Line, Stampscapes Pine trees 195G, Oak branch 203G . Bare Tree unknown make, Memento Tuxedo Black, Rangers Distress Inks : Stormy Sky, Faded Jeans, Chipped Sapphire, Spun Sugar, Milled Lavender. Brayer, sponges, Sakura White and Clear Star Jelly Roll pens, Ionic Studios' ticket punch, Windsor and Newton Art Masking Fluid, old toothbrush, paper for masking.
Entered into the following challenges:
Make it Monday  # 150
Crafting for all Seasons #57
Paper Crafting Journey - Punches and/or Die Cuts
Through the Craft Room Door 23-29th July
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra for July
SplitCoastStampers CC336
The Crafter's Cafe 22 Anything Goes

If all else fails - eat chocolate


  1. Thanks for linking for my CHNC challenge extra for July - hope to see you again soon. x

  2. I meant to also say how beautiful this card is - love it x

  3. Hi Kathy, both cards are fabulous but I love the shaped corners on this one, and the placement of the sentiment underneath. Beautiful cards, Cathy x

  4. This is a fabulous card, such a beautiful scene. Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons for our Christmas in July Challenge.

  5. Oh this is just beautiful! Saw you on MIM ~ Shelly #52

  6. So beautiful Kathy..what a gorgeous scene,fabulous..
    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  7. What a gorgeous card! You have set the mood beautifully here. Softly falling snow and a peaceful night. This is just perfect!

  8. This is a fabulous card, such a beautiful scene. Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons for our Christmas in July Challenge.

  9. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are #3, #4, #98, #152, and #154.

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  10. Beautiful card. I saw you on MIM and had to take a closer look. I love the scene and the colors. BEAUTIFUL card. Really stunning.

  11. Spotted this beautiful card on MIM.....I love it! You've done the distances/sizes of trees perfectly, it all looks in such great proportion. Off to have a peep at some of your other posts now. xx
    Barbara, (

  12. Such a lovely scene and card Kathy! Thanks so much for joining in our challenge at Paper Crafting Journey, XOX Lucy

  13. Beautiful winter scene Kathy! Thank you for sharing it with us.

  14. thank you for joining us at the Hobby House Challenge for our Christmas Theme
    Hugs Kate xx

    p.s. don't forget to check out on Friday 9th @ 1pm the new Hobby House products on Create and Craft :)

  15. Such a beautiful card, love it. Thanks for joining in the fun at The Crafter's Cafe challenge.
    Fiona x

  16. Absolutely Gorgeous! Thanks for playing along at the Hobby House :)


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