We tend to make more female cards than male cards. With Father’s Day coming we are challenging you to make either a Father’s Day card, or a card more suitable for a guy. For this challenge I used an adorable stamp by Dr. Digi’s House of Stamps called, Summer Holidays.” I coloured the image using my Spectrum Noir markers. I fussy cut him out and put him aside. Next using a retired map background stamp by JustRite I stamped a piece of 4.25 x 5.5 white and kraft card stock. I coloured the backgrounds with Distress Inks. I made one card suitable for a Happy Retirement card and the other to wish someone a great holiday.
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Winter is here, so it just makes sense to have a winter challenge. I think winter and automatically I think Christmas. I made a simple card using the Mistletoe digi stamp from Doctor Digi House of Stamps. I coloured the image using Spectrum Noir markers, then added glimmer using Wink of Stella clear. I made three cards, two using the same image size but changed the placement, and the third doing a close-up of the mistletoe.
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For the next two weeks our challenge at The Glory of Christmas is “Under the Mistletoe”. I found this adorable little “Mistletoe Sprite” at Aurora Wings. The larger “mistletoe” is from Dr. Digi Stamps. I coloured my images with Copics, glossy accents, and Wink of Stella. I wanted to spotlight the Sprite, so I made her a Christmas ornament using the stitched circle stax by MFT. The background was embossed with a snowflake pattern. I added a few gems and my card was done. I included an inside shot of my card to show my sentiment “Merry Kissmas”.
This challenge runs for 13 days, from September 14th until September 27th. I look forward to seeing all your entries at The Glory of Christmas Challenge at http://thegloryofchristmaschallenge.blogspot.ca/
This week at 52 Christmas Throwdown the challenge was “Wine & Mistletoe”, I had a lot of fun with this challenge. I knew I wanted to use the Birdbrain Wine by From the Heart Stamps, and I added Mistletoe from Dr. Digi Stamps. I made the label of the bottle, my sentiment – computer generated. I coloured the images with Copics. I added a snowflake embossed background in a wine coloured card stock. I also added glitter ribbon and gems for a festive feel.