Wouldn't it be, if it actually were spring? But, alas, it is still winter at this latitude - or 'sprinter' as some have affectionately dubbed it. However, my title makes reference to Christmas, which is also a wonderful time of year. After all, at what other time is it perfectly socially acceptable to swing from baubles after having a little too much eggnog?
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' and the theme is Krafty Christmas. I decided to pull out my pencils and do some colouring on kraft, which I do find challenging.
Paper - black and kraft Bazzill card, Graphic 45 DP
Image - Wild Rose Studio, stamped with Memento black ink and coloured with Prisma pencils
Sentiment - Amy R Snowman Sayings framed with Spellbinders die from the Timeless Rectangle set
Baubles - were made by cutting some MME paper with Stampin' Up Holiday Ornaments dies. I inked around the edges with barn door and aged mahogany DI to give a little shading. I then stamped the tops with a lace stamp from the Technique Tuesday Borderline Vintage Lace set using gold pigment ink by Colorbox and embossed with gold detail embossing powder.
Other - black satin ribbon
This angle shows the colours better as they appear IRL:
We have another fab sponsor; My Mom's Craft Shop is providing one lucky winner with a £10 voucher.
The team has created some gorgeous cards to inspire you, so I hope you will pop by Christmas at Sweet Stampin' to check them out and join in the challenge. It is so wonderful to have a head start on Christmas cards :)
I would also like to enter my card at:
Weekly Christmas Card Challenges - optional vintage
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - anything goes
ABC Challenges - K is for Kraft
Lexi's Creations - Use your punches and or dies
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
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