Saturday, July 30, 2016

Christmas in July

Hi, how are you doing today?  I have still been working on Christmas cards this month.  So much fun when there is no time pressure.  These cards fit a couple challenges, too!



These were so easy, I just stamped and colored in the background.  The partridge was heat embossed with Sparkle embossing powder.  I filled in the colored parts on this card with Gelly Roll stardust gel pen.  


To illustrate (further) how I cannot just make a multiple of a card, here is a variation.  I didn't add as much sparkle to this card, either, but I like the variation of putting the panel on the dark grey cardstock.  


Supplies: Gina K Designs Stately Flowers 5, Holiday Cheer, and the banner is from an unknown set, Versafine Ink, Memento Ink, various markers, Gelly Roll stardust pen, black self adhesive dots.

I would love to participate in the following challenge:
Gina K Designs Release Challenge
ModSquad Challenge - Christmas in July
CAS(E) This Sketch #183

8 comments:

  1. Oh, this is so fun! Great take on the sketch!

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  2. These are so sweet Heidi! I love the shimmer and that little bird is just adorable! Have a great weekend! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  3. Sometimes the easiest cards have the biggest impact. Lovely! Thanks for joining us at The Mod Squad Challenge

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  4. both versions look great, so it's a toss-up to me which one I prefer. I like those sparkly banners with the bird - great Christmas cards for your stash!

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  5. wonderful take on the case sketch. Such a fun holiday card Heidi, love that perfect cutting on the bird.

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  6. Oh my, Heidi, this is darling! I love the sweet little partridge, and what beautiful sparkling banners! Totally a gorgeous CAS Christmas card that is one you can make more of! Love it! Hugs, sweet friend!

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  7. How lovely. The way you used your banners is so unique. The partridge is adorable.

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  8. Maybe an easy card but the layout is so eye-catching and very creative x I'm a bit like you in that I think I am going to do multiples of the card but usually end up 'playing' with them x

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