Wednesday, September 9, 2020

A Few Cards...


Christmas Card Throwdown-A Sketch

Crafty Creations-Anything Goes


This was a quicky but I enjoyed making it. I just took 2 pieces of cardstock with the inner one ribbed for some texture. I took a snippet of paper scrap for the background of the Merry Christmas stickers. I took snowflake stickers and adhered them to the paper. I took sticker borders to wrap it up and, finally to finish it off, I placed some crystals on the snowflakes.


The Fairy & The Unicorn-Anything Goes

Cute Card Thursday- Anything Goes


I created this for last week's Color Throwdown but, as per norm, I missed the deadline. This was fun because I got all inky with alcohol inks on this shimmery cardstock. I used blues, greens and a lighter green but it shows up yellow which is fine by me. Squirting Alcohol solution down made the colours swirl. I used a stencil to place on some swirly parts but hard to see it here. I stamped different foliage in dark blues and purple to create an underwater affect. It looks better in person. I stamped and cut out the mermaid and coloured her with sparkle pens. I stamped the saying and added sparkle plus added the sparkly stickers on the border. I think this turned out well.


Christmas Crafts All Year Round- Use 2 things that begin with the letter S

Again I created this for another challenge and missed it...such is life:) I had this mirror card in silver and, once again, used alcohol inks in blues, pinks and purple to create this night sky that makes me think of the Aurora Borealis. I used my sizzex to cut out the tree, the village(twice) and the snowflake. I tore a piece of blue cardstock and glittered it up for a snowy scene. I coloured the village and added sparkle to the tops of the houses. Finally, I glued everything in place and added these tiny small silver stickers to create the image of snow. I have snow and a scene...I think it looks quite pretty.


It is cooler here... thank goodness and I can enjoy this weather much more. Wishing you a great day and rest of the week.

16 comments:

  1. Those two are really colorful!
    Yes, we are finally cooler as well.

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  2. Hi, Birgit!

    I'm happy to know your hot spell has broken, dear friend. It's cooler here, too, albeit rain cooled. We are in the middle of the wettest summer I can remember since coming here in 1984. Large puddles cover much of our lawn and never get the chance to dry up.

    I like your handsome cards. My favorite is number three with the combo of blues, pinks, purple and the evergreen in the foreground.

    Have a great day and I'll see you tamale, dear friend BB!

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  3. I like a good quickie that's ribbed with texture. I love your cards too. Wink.
    Love ya.

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  4. Fabulous, especially the snow scene. Though that’s something I don’t much want to think about at the moment.

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  5. My favorite is the second one but all well done! Cooling down here too. Very refreshing!

    Betty

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  6. As always your cards are wondrous. I love card day:)

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  7. I like the first one especially: elegant simplicity.

    Also impressed that you worked so many S's into the third one.

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  8. Those are great. Glad you're getting cooler weather.

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  9. Beautiful cards Birgit, all so different, I especially love the little town with the fabulous sky, Kate x

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  10. Your sketch card is lovely - turquoise, cream and gold are such a classic, elegant combination. The ribbed paper adds a lovely touch of interest. Thanks for joining in at the 52CCT this week.

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  11. Pretty mermaid card. Thank you for joining us at The Fairy and the Unicorn Fantasy Challenge.

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  12. The second really catches the eye. Cooler here too..finally

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  13. A beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at the Fairy and the unicorn challenge.
    Hugs Ilonka DT

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  14. Beautiful cards!! Thank-you so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CRAFTS ALL YEAR ‘ROUND challenge. Hope to see your beautiful creations in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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  15. Beautiful card - love the scene you've created.

    Thanks for joining us at the Christmas Crafts All Year Round Challenge.

    Helen x

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