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Thursday, 20 October 2011

Christmas for two

Today's challenge for me was to make a monochromatic Christmas card.  I have to say that it was a toughie.  I couldn't decide which colour to use and then I saw the challenge at Paper Play Challenges.  They asked us to use black so that was that problem solved.  Just to push myself a bit further I decided to make a Christmas card for a couple.  I have seen them in the card shops, but have never made one myself.


I have to say that this card has been inspired by a number of challenges.  The monochrome theme came from Creative Inspirations and The Crafty Pad.  Distressing your edges came from Creatalicious Challenges and Embossing came from Charizma Cardz Challenges.

I have used a Teddybo digistamp and have added black gems and black ribbon.  I love all things Tim Holtz so I have used the Tim Holtz distressing tool and Black soot distress inks.  Is there anything that man can't do?

10 comments:

  1. trop belle, elle est adorable! biz

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  2. morning hun well you say you found it hard but you have come up with a beauty here hun just love the embossing makes it really effective and that is one super cute image love it,hugs cherylxxxxx

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  3. brilliant card and thanks for joining Creative this week

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  4. Lovely creation!

    Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad in Monochromatic challenge this week.

    Maggie
    x

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  5. What a lovely card thank you for joining us this week at Charisma Cardz Love Jan
    xx

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  6. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Creatalicious challenge
    Louise

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  7. This is a brilliant card, thanks for joining in with our Monochrome Challenge this week at Creative Inspiration's Wednesday's Challenge Blog! xxx

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  8. oh what a fab christmas card love the use of a non christmas image. Thanks for sharing at Creative Inspirations this week. xxx

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  9. Lovely card, I love Teddy Bo images and the embossing is fab! Thanks so much for joining in with the challenge at Charisma this week.
    Jenni x

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  10. awww what a lovely card! thanks for joining charisma this week! hugs carlyann xxx

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