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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A snowman shaker easel card


It's been a long time since I made a shaker card and I was really pleased with the way this one turned out:) Unfortunately the pics don't really show the dimension of the card and of course obviously the movement.

I used Candy Cane Jingles from Digital Delights as the main character in the card. I also made a special box for it with an acetate window to show the card through.
Recipe:
All DD stamps used: Candy Cane Jingles
CS and Papers: Coredinations and DCWV
Ink: Printer
markers: None
Access and Embellishents: Dress It Up Christmas trees and snowflakes, christmas tree breads, snwoflake ribbon and white ribbon, snow day sticker sentiment, silver micro bead, diamond dust, foam strips
Coloring medium: pre colored stamps from Digital Delights
Special Techniques: sewing machine, easel card, shaker card, paper tole

Challlenges entered are:
ABC Challenge - J is for Jewels
ABC Christmas Challenge - Y is for Yuletide
Belli Challenge - Christmas themed embellishments
Freshly brewed - Sparkle and shine
Digital Tuesday - Baby it's cold outside


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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

A fab award

I was very touched to recive this fabulous award from Mary. Thank you sooooooo much:)
 
Onto the requirements of the award:
1. Thank and link back to the person who gave the award.
2. Share 8 things about yourself.
3. Forward it to 8 recently discovered bloggers.
4. Contact those bloggers and tell them about their awards.

8 things about me
I am Scottish born and bred but have lived in USA for the past 10 years
I love chocolate but wish it was calorie free:)
I have a passion for all animals, especially my 20+ raccoons I feed nightly
Christmas is my favorite holiday
I adore illustrating and crafting
My husband and daughter are the most precious things in my life (I love you both)
My Mom is my best friend
I love to drive a manual car rather than automatic

8 recently discovered blogs that I think are terrific!!
Kym
Carol
Annika
Jan
Fiona
Claire
Jill
Maddy

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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Winter fun with Pickles the Penguin

Hi folks, Managed to sneak another creation in today!!
 

This one is usin Pickles the Penguin and Christmas Accessories set from Digital Delights. Had a lot of fun on this an loved using the liquid pearls for the snow effect.

I also made a pull out gift card to match the card and it sits perfectly in the pocket on the inside!

Recipe:
All DD Stamps Used: Pickles the Penguin and Christmas Accessories set

CS and Papers: Coredinations, My Minds Eye
Ink: Printer
Markers: Copics
Access and Embellishments: Ribbon, Stickles, Liquid pearls, North Pole brads, flat back snowlflakes and velevet ribbon
Coloring Medium: Markers
Special Techniques: paper tole, machine stitching

Have also entered it into the following challenges:
ABC Challenge - I is for (Igloo)
ABC Christmas Challenge - Y is for Yuletide (red and green)
All that scraps - Snowflakes
Inky Impressions - Christmas
Tuesday Throwdown - Embellish it
Gingerloft - bows
One stop craft - Christmas cuties
Paper Cutz - Anything goes
Prairie Fairy Fridays - Buttons and Bows

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