Sunday, 11 December 2011

Traditional Christmas Colours at OSCC

Hi everybody

My apologies for the lateness in getting this posted,  Events on Saturday just overtook me, and consquently I was not able to get around to it until Sunday.

We are looking for Traditional Christmas Colours at the  One Stop Craft Challenge  this week, and I have decided to use everything Tim Holtz to create my card, with a very traditionnal image, but not in his style.


I coloured a piece of card in the Festive Season distress inks, and then stamped the image with archival ink.  I have lightly coloured the bbig spray of holly with pencils.  The background consists of a panel run though a Texture Fades folder which I then lightly inked over and a Pine Tree die cut.  I coloured this with greens and browns before added distress stickles to get a frosty look..  The photo is poo because of the lighting - and the red looks pinkish in places.  Ugh!

I am entering this into the following challenges:

The Squirrel and the Fox - Christmas
Stamptacular Sunday - Christmas Glitz
Crafty Emmas - Traditional Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut - Traditional Christmas
Crazy 4 Challenges - It's Santa
Creations by Gill M - Red and Green


I really appreciate it that you take the time to look at my blog and leave such lovely comments. Thank you each and every one of you.

 Hugs,


13 comments:

  1. Hi Val...this is a gorgeous stamp and you have made such a beautiful card with it! Love it!
    Dot x

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  2. Love your gorgeous card Val.
    luv
    Debby

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  3. Aww this is gorgeous Val !! I love the vintage Santa and the design is fab with the tree and the embossing - really love it!
    Hugs Sue xx

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  4. this is just beautiful! Thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday, hugs, martina

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  5. Super traditional card - love that Santa image - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 50 - hope to see you again soon. x

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  6. OH Val....
    This is a knock out gorgeous card!!! :)

    Thank you SO much for playing along with us at The Squirrel & The Fox for our challenge.
    Good luck to you and we hope you come back next week to play along again.
    Lisa xx

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  7. gorgeous card, love the vintage santa
    thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week
    hugs
    céline

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  8. Really beautiful traditional card - the embossing is terrific.
    Thanks for joining us at CES this week.
    Caroline xxx

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  9. Great card! Thanks for joining us at stamptacular sunday and I wish you luck on the challenge. Hope we see you soon again at stamptacular.

    Hugs,
    Heleen

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  10. Great card, lovely vintage Santa, thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox, blessings Hilde

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  11. Such a beautiful card, love your traditional colours and papers! Thank you for joining in the fun at CES this week :) Donna ♥ x

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  12. Fabulous vintage card Val and absolutely perfect for our challenge at Creations by Gill McCall. Only one little snag you need to be a follower of gill's blog to be considered for the challenge and we would love you to be in with a chance:)
    Val x

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  13. Love this vintage santa beautifl creation thanks for playing along with us at CBGM
    Jacki xx

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Thank you soooo much for all the wonderful comments you leave on my Blog. I appreciate each and every one....and for you taking the time to do so....I will try to get over to your Blog too.
Love and big hugs
Val xx

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