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


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

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

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

  4. wow, awesome card, I love it!

  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

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


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