Friday, 30 November 2012

Holly Bough ….



Good morning everyone, the last day of November   …and with it comes a scary realisation that Christmas is just around the corner!!
It’s time for the last post from our guest designer Chrissie and she’s made us this lovely Christmas card using the Holly Bough stamp

You’ve enjoyed seeing the cards that Chrissie has made for us during November  …and I hope it’s given you a few ideas for using the stamps in a slightly different way
 


8 Chrissie November Holly Bough


To make the panel for the card, the Holly Bough image was stamped with Versamark and then clear embossed
It was then inked with Shabby Shutters and Aged Mahogany Distress inks, using sponge daubers, blending the colours slightly where they overlapped
When dry, the image was coloured over the Distress inks using Promarkers
The border was made using a Martha Stewart punch, with a little hand embossing and a ribbon added.
The sentiment is from the Small Christmas Greetings set

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It’s a bit different isn’t it – I hope you like it!

I’d like to thank Chrissie for all the lovely cards she’s made for us. If you do have a go at making your own CAS card then why not enter the popular Less Is More challenge that she runs with her friend Mandi

If you’ve been leaving us comments don’t forget to check back and see if you were the winner of our November voucher, I’ll do the draw tonight and let you know tomorrow

Anne xx

37 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous - I love it!

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  2. This is stunning I love it. Caroline xxx

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  3. Gorgeous card. I love it. Holly x

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  4. Wow what a stunning card absolutely love it

    jacqui x

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  5. This is so beautiful. Such a pleasure to look at these warm and beautiful colors here.

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  6. Yes it's really lovely, great to see the stamps used in a different way,
    Jane x

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  7. Such a lovely card, a refreshing change to have a quite different card, love it, kate x

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  8. Now this is my kind of CAS as the colour is so striking it doesn't need embellishing. Gorgeous.

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  9. Gorgeous colours and stunning design. Love it

    Hugs Kelly

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  10. Wow, like it, I love it! What a gorgeous card. xxx

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  11. OH WOW! This is gorgeous. Love it.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  12. What a gorgeous CAS card!!!! LOve the colours! Hugs, Brigitte

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  13. Oh my goodness, this is wonderful. I love the way Chrissie has used that image. The colours are amazing

    I hope you have a good weekend

    Hugs Sue

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  14. och great technique. Love it.
    and I am a lucky person, because I'm a owner off the beautifull stamp.
    would love to try it out very soon.
    thanks.

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  15. So beautiful! The rich colours are fabulous, and the layout is great - CAS is just beyond my ability!

    Tags xx

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  16. This is a gorgeous card it looks really rich but still C&S

    Jackie x

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  17. I love the card, its beautiful, a great use of distress ink, very elegant.

    Happy Crafting
    Jean x

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  18. Wow that's amazing - ti really "pops"
    Hugs
    pauline x

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  19. What a beautful card, great stamping.
    Hugs,
    Babette

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  20. don't just like it - Love it! The colors are so vibrant!

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  21. Your holly bough card is beautiful and elegant.

    Sue C

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  22. Card is very different, but still so very pretty, love the warm colors.
    Thanks for sharing your talents, enjoy all types!!
    hugs
    Donna
    Have a great weekend.!!

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  23. Fabulous card, and great colours.

    Hugs
    Judex

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  24. Die Karte sieht sehr interessant aus .

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  25. Beautiful card!!! Love the image and the colors you used!

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  26. I really appreciate all the lovely comments left for my cards during my time as Guest Designer this month!
    Thank you everyone... and thank you LOTV for inviting me!
    Chrissie

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  27. Oh wow, love the look! Ruby x

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  28. Wow this is stunning! Carole Z x

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  29. Wow card, so festive , happy and bright, love it. Carolxx

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  30. Oh my this is absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful colours and just love the simpllicity. hugs! Mojca

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  31. Its such a lovely card.. Perfect for Christmas!!

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  32. This is absolutely gorgeous. I'm definitely going to have to try this technique - such stunning results. cheers Linda

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