Thursday, 1 October 2015

Distress it at Sparkles Christmas

It's the first of the month, and that means not only a pinch and a punch, but time for a new challenge at Sparkles Christmas. Christmas is getting closer and closer, and if you've not made a start on your cards yet, you might be feeling distressed..... which is a rather corny way of leading up to the fact that our new theme is DISTRESS IT!

We have two sponsors this month:

Fantastic Ribbons are giving a prize of £10 to spend with them plus free p&p



Marianne Dies are giving a surprise prize



Here's my DT card, made using kraft card with snippets of deep berry red Core-dinations and a Christmassy text paper from Anna Griffin.

I die cut the snowflakes and added a little distress ink to the tips of the flakes, and stamped the sentiment using the text paper as a background. I inked the edges of the sentiment and kraft layers, then ran a distressing tool along all the straight edges. The central circle is cut using a Spellbinders scalloped circle die then embossed with a snowflake folder and sanded. Tiny buttons complete the snowflakes.


I'm sharing  this with Ooh La la Creations - Let's Get Krafty

6 comments:

  1. I love this card Jane. It really is a beauty. Barbxx

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  2. Lovely card, Jane. Great design - I love how you've out all the elements together. xx

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  3. What a super card Jane, perfect for our Ooh La La Creations, challenge, thank you for sharing, best of luck xxx

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  4. wow, awesome card, I love it!

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  5. Love your card Jane. Great technique with the embossing folder and then sanded. Thank you for sharing it with us at OLL challenges. Wynn DT

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  6. Great make with Kraft card and perfect for our OLL challenge. Thanks for taking part.
    Lynn x
    DT

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