Friday, April 13, 2018

Weekly Christmas Card

Hello & welcome back.
Today I have my weekly Christmas card to share with you.

I looked at a bunch of changes & then came 
up with a game plan to incorporate what I found.

 I started with the need to make a Christmas card,
I found a new challenge site that is Christmas - 
Thier challenge was to use a picture for inspiration. ( I will load it below).
That is where I got the orange, green and sparkle.

Here is my little puppy.
Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog had the challenge to use cute Christmas critters,
so I added a string of lights to the puppy & a toque.

Daring Cardmakers challenge this week was to make a card 
with animal antics, hence the puppy getting away with
the Christmas lights.

Once I had the lights added, it allowed me 
to also enter into my usual challenge Little Red Wagon.
The weekly challenge is "Shine"  - light-bulbs, bright colours & sparkle -
anything that Shines.

I uses clear embossing powder & orange flocking to give
 the star of the show a little pizzazz.

I also used the footprint stamp in light grey, 
embossed in white snow with the rest of the card, 
and them added a shimmer glitter embossed shadow to the trail.

The houses needed to have some snow so I added Versamark ink
 with a Versamarker and snow embossing powder. 
I also added Christmas lights to the trees, 
they looked to busy on the houses.
I also added snow embossing powder with the 
Versamark to the hill tops as well.  
I didn't think my snow pen had enough in it 
to do the entire card unfortunately.

 The title I mounted on orange to tie the colours together around the card.
The sky is inked with a mask I made 
using my Lawn Fawn cloud borders and think card stock.
I also added glitter snowflakes in the sky to bring a touch of sparkle.

Here is my entire card again.

the stamp & die sets I used are Lawn Fawn 
Image result for lawn fawn happy village Image result for lawn fawn happy howlidays Image result for lawn fawn hill background

The Links for Challenges I am entering are above & 
listed again here so you can play along:







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so please stop by and enter to win a great monthly prize!

10 comments:

  1. What an adorable scene Lesli!! I totally love the colors you picked.. they're so fun and different than the norm for a holiday card... The added touch of snow is always fun ... but the cute foot prints for the dog is a Whoot! LOVE IT!!!

    I also wanted to let you know I received my card today and I LOVE it!! Thanks so much for the goodies you sent... I'll have to find some time to color them up and share.... Thanks again and Have a wonderful weekend!!:)

    Theresa

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  2. So much detail!!
    I love everything about this card from the adorable, but naughty puppy to all of the details in and with the snow.

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  3. Adorable scene, super cute puppy and a very cute sentiment.

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  4. Super cute Christmas card. I love that the little dog is decorated in lights. Thanks for joining in at Daring Cardmakers. x

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  5. What a fun card, beautifully designed. Thanks for playing along with us at Winter Wonderland. Pat K xx

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  6. Cute christmas card and great scene and with the sparkle perfectly for this week´s Challenge @ Little Red Wagon. Thanks for joining us !!

    Imke ~MY CRAFTY PLACE

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  7. The inspiration colors were perfect for your little snow-covered town ... and what an adorable little Christmas doggie ... so very glad you joined us at Jingle Belles.

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  8. what a beautiful, clever, unique and wonderful take on our JINGLE BELLES inspiration photo! i love how you've used the colors, and just ran with the whole thing. and of course that daschund (& sentiment) are perfection! wow! ♥♥♥

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  9. That's a cute card! And you can definitely tell that it took you lots of time, effort and love to make this adorable card.
    Thanks for sharing it with the Daring Cardmakers.

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  10. I love your little snow-covered village and it certainly looks like the little pup is having a blast. Wonderfully done!

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