Monday, 21 November 2016

Scribbly Christmas...Again!

You may have seen this rather purple card that I posted a couple of weeks which case I apologise for copying my own card...but this time in shades to turquoise and favourite colours! I used exactly the same technique...heat embossing using sparkly silver powder on a snippet of watercolour paper 'smooshed' with Distress Ink (Peacock Feather, Mermaid Lagoon, Broken China & Cracked Pistachio). The tree and sentiment stamps are from the 'Scribbly Christmas' set by Tim Holtz and the embossing powder is 'Metallic Silver Sparkle' by WOW. I also inked around the edge of the image with some Versamark Ink, and heat embossed that too, before matting it on to a snippet of silver mirror card.

Sparkly cards are always so difficult to photograph...but here's a photo that manages to capture a little of the sparkle:

Challenges for this card:


Dee's Craft Room said...

I love the simplicity of this card, it has a very classy feel. The embossing looks great and I love your scrible tree stamp. Thank you for joining in the fun at Crafty Boots Challenges.


Ina G said...

Love everything you have done here from that watercolour background to the embossed tree and love how you framed it also. Totally beautiful! thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.

brenda said...

A beautifully elegant card for our 'Oh Christmas Tree' theme at Allsorts, many thanks for joining in.

B x

Di said...

Gorgeous card Helen! I live all the sparkle and adding the inks around the edge of the image panel is such a great effect too!


Di xx

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card Helen. xx

Unknown said...

Simply beautiful! Love the silver embossing on the teal! Thank you for joining us for this week's challenge at LRW!

Mervi said...

Gorgeous card Helen!
Thank you for sharing over at Allsorts;-))m

J said...

Thank you for joining in with my challenge at crafty cardmakers this time - what a lovely CAS card!


Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Lovely and elegant card. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again soon.
Lynn aka Lynnpenguin, CYP DT

Judy McKay said...

Very pretty embossed Christmas card Helen. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

Leslie said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing with us in the Love To Scrap Challenge Blog's "Anything Goes!" challenge!
Leslie, LTSCB DT
Love To Scrap!

Dee's Craft Room said...


Thought you would like to know that you have been placed in the recent Crafty Boots 'See the Wood for the Trees' Challenge.

Many congratulations.


PS Don't forget to pick up a copy of your badge from the Crafty Boots blog.