Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge ' silver and blue.'

Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge

Hello everyone, and welcome to another Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge. This week Meighan is hosting and the challenge is to use silver and blue.

I came up with this card

I folded the card into a stepper card shape and used masks to create the snow lines with some blue pan pastel. I used another mask to create the skyline. I then stamped and embossed the trees and Santa's sleigh in silver. I added the snowflakes with a white gel pen and added the sentiment on a banner shape. It was fun to step outside my comfort zone and try a different card shape for a change.

Why not have a look at the inspiration from the Design Team and join us in the challenge this week?

I am entering this into the Crafting from the Heart Challenge which is for a fancy fold/anything goes, Bloggers Challenge which is to make a background, and Christmas Card Challenges which is anything goes.

Thanks for stopping by

Carol x

Tree and sentiment from Papertrey Ink
Santa's sleigh from Inkylicious


  1. Oh my word Carol, what a fabulous card I LOVE it especially the silver sleigh going across the moon.

  2. Love it Carol, so clean and elegant. Hugs x

  3. What a beautiful, wintry. Christmas card. I love the snow and the wonderful sky. I think I have that Santa and sleigh. How pretty it looks, along with the trees embossed in silver.

  4. Love the clean and simple look to this card. Just beautiful!
    Thanks for joining our Fancy Folds Challenge :)

    DT Crafting From The Heart

  5. Wow...Carol! Are you sure this is not a Hallmark card! Stunning!

  6. Gorgeous creation Carol, LOVE how you used the Pan Pastels for the snow .... Is it that several different shades of blue? beautifully embossed stepper card.

  7. This is gorgeous Carol really love it huggles Sue xx

  8. The absolutely best stepper card I have EVER seen, Carol!! Brilliant! Enjoy the day! Hugs, Darnell

  9. This is absolutely gorgeous. I've never seen a card folded like that--how cool--and your silver embossing is gorgeous.

  10. What a beautiful card. You've created such a fun scene. Thanks for joining us at CCC this week.

  11. A lovely card and image, thank you for joining our 5th Challenge, good luck. We hope to see you again soon.

    Hugs Erin (DT & Co Owner) x


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Carol x


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