Friday, 14 December 2012
Totally Papercrafts Sketch
This week on Totally Papercrafts Lisa has designed a sketch for the challenge, and our sponsor is the Digi Stamp Boutique. This is our last challenge before the Festive Holiday begins in earnest and we take a little break, so here's wishing you all a Happy Christmas.
My card is looking rather washed out as I had to take it under my daylight lamp. The papers are all from an old Papermania Christmas pad and I've matted with green and ivory card. The text is a Serendipity Cling stamp inked up with Sahara Sand Versamagic chalk ink, and perhaps I should have gone a little darker but I was keeping to the same ink that I've used to distress the edges of my layers and to colour the embossed areas on my circle die cut. Anyway, it's a simple little card, a little strip of cotton lace across the join and then the various Marianne die cuts, finally finishing off with the cream pearls made with the Wacco pearlmaker pen.
The Marianne dies I used for this card:
flowers and skeleton leaves - LR0156
stamens from - LR0122
Anya's skeleton leaves - LR0228
spiky spray - LR0192
circle - LR0112
The Cupcake Craft challenge is for a Merry Christmas, while the Anything Goes challenge blog are looking for traditional Christmas colours - I've gone for the traditional red and the green combi!
We are having internet problems again - last night nothing at all and this morning I keep getting the 'no connection to the internet' message. I'm not sure if it is the weather (howling and torrential rain again) or, perhaps hopefully they are working on the promised upgrade .. .. .. If you have left me a comment I will try to reciprocate, but please be patient - eventually I'll get back to you!