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Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Christmas in July (by Asha)

Hello, fellow crafters. Have you seen the new Christmas stamps? They are delightfully magical! I had a play with the Snowy Scenes A5 sheet and produced this little number:

I created the background by first stamping the snowflakes and heat embossing them in white. Next I worked on the night sky by blending several shades of blue and puple Distress Inks. For a touch of sparkle added pale purple bling in the centre of the larger flakes. For the ground I blended a couple of neutral shades of Distress Inks.  That wonderful sentiment is from the new Christmas Magic clear stamp sheet.

Here's a close-up of the lovely image from the Snowy Scenes A5 sheet. I coloured the church with alcohol markers and carefully cut it out from it's original scene. Then I adhered it to the background I had prepared and finished the card with a few red bling on the tree.

Thank you for stopping by today. Make sure you drop in regularly to see more inspirational work from the rest of the Design Team.

Beijinhos,
Asha


14 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous Asha,lovely colours.xxx

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  2. Lovely, even though it's hard to get in the Christmas Spirit when it's so beautifully sunny here these are very inspiring :)

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  3. Beautiful card, love the colours

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  4. The card looks Vintage but Modern. The background looks great.

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  5. What a lovely Christmassy scene, it's so hard to think about Christmas in this heat but it will be on us before we know it
    Jackie x

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  6. This is gorgeous, beautiful Christmas scene.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  7. I like your selective stitching & the way you matched the colour to the colour of the background in each section. The purple gems accent the purple tones of the night sky beautifully as well as highlighting the snowflakes. The little church scene really does look magical - very much in keeping with your sentiment.
    Paula (PEP)

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  8. Beautifully traditional, love it.

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  9. Stunning card as usual from the lovely Asha. The background is perfect for a cold winter night and the house and tree are just asking for peeps to visit and be given a lovely mug of egg nog! Gorgeous card Karen xx

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  10. A little warm for snowsflakes, but a beautiful card!

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  11. Love this winter scene and the lovely snowflakes in the sky. It's a great idea to cut the scene out and stick it in place and the bits of stitching give a lovely edge to the piece. Love the red in he tree, really pretty. x

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  12. Truly magical Asha. Gorgeous card.
    Hugs, Flo xx

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