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Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Christmas wishes

Hello there. So finally I have hacked into some stamps that I bought a few months ago. I have now opened the second set and used all that set today and made 3 toppers. This was one of them.


I started with a piece of white Sheena stamping card. I then stamped the silhouette images and star in black archival and clear embossed them.


Next i got out the aqua tints. They were one of my purchases from the NEC last week. And i'm so pleased I got them.
I used a yellow, an orange and a red to create both the sand dunes and the sky.


Then I faux bleached the star with water and added clear wink of stella to it for some subtle bling.
I then stamped the sentiment in black archival.
All the stamps used are from the Sheena Douglass range.
Then I went round the edge with hickory smoke distress ink. I matted on black and stuck it to ivory base card.
And voila' one Christmas card in non traditional colours, Theresa xx


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Simply less is more - color challenge: fire
Word art Wednesday - anything goes
Casology - give (Christmas is the time of most giving)



26 comments:

  1. Stunning, such lovely colours and very atmospheric xx Zoe xx

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  2. Beautiful! Lovely colours, so well done Theresa! Xx

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  3. I love your colours Theresa. Those wink of Stella pens are great aren't they. A very beautiful card. Best of luck with your challenges. Hugs xxx

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  4. Oh Theresa absolutely beautiful. xxx

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  5. Lovely card, Theresa, loving the colours x

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  6. Very nice, i love the non traditional colors!

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  7. A lovely scene Theresa and the gorgeous firy colours suit it perfectly. x

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  8. This looks so peaceful despite of fire inspired colours!
    Lovely card!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  9. An absolutely delightful scene Theresa and perfect use of those fire tones
    thanks so much for playing along this week!
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  10. Such a wonderful scene you've created, you should be pleased with your new purchases! Lovely use of our challenge colours.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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    1. thanks Anita. and yes i'm very happy with them and some more have been used xx

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  11. Wonderful fiery shades, looks like your loving your Aquatints!
    Thank you for joining us
    Anne
    "Less is More"

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  12. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us @ CSAYL. Sue x

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