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Saturday, 19 December 2015

Kit & Clowder Christmas Swap

It's the weekend before Christmas and it's going to be a busy one for me.
I have another Christmas card that was sent to Australia to show, but not a snowflake in sight today.
One of the Facebook groups I belong to held a Christmas swap this month and my partner lives in Australia. This is the card I made for her.

All the layers are Heartfelt Creations and Papermania papers matted onto Kraft card. I tattered the edges and used Antique Linen Distress Ink before arranging them so they would fit in an 8"x 8" envelope. I then added a strip of lace.

The image is one of my favourites. It's Conie Fong's Angel of Christmas Stars. I coloured her with my Copics before cutting her out and mounting her on gold card.

The poinsettias and ferns were made with Marianne dies. I coloured the ferns with Copics and added DecoArt Snow Writer to the flowers.
The bow is seam binding that I coloured with Copics before tying up with a piece of string. I finished the card with a few gold gems.

This is the wonderful card I received in return from my swap partner. Thank you Melinda, it's gorgeous.
Have a good weekend everyone.
I've entered my card in the following challenges:


  1. Beautiful Andree!! That image is awesome, wow!! Love the poinsettias and pine sprigs, such a festive card! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! hugs :)

  2. Such a beautiful card Andree! Love all the layers and the image is gorgeous. Such a thoughtful swap. Shabneez xxx

  3. Stunning Andree, gorgeous image and love the poinsettias and papers. Merry Christmas dear friend.
    Linda xxx

  4. This is beautiful Andree. So bright and cheerful x

  5. Hello Andree, Wow this is such a stunning card, love all the layers and the image is gorgeous and beautifully coloured. All the embellishments work so well together.


  6. Gorgeous card Andree, such beautiful colouring. Hugs Jennifer xx

  7. Such beautiful cards Andree. Love the sweet festive designs.

  8. Such a gorgeous image from Conie Fong. Beautiful coloring. Cheers, Holley

  9. Hi Holley this is a stunning card the image is so beautiful. Have a great Christmas. Hugs Jackie

  10. Lovely card, thanks for sharing with Simply Papercraft!

  11. Gorgeous. Don't you just love the classes at Kit & Clowder. They have taught me so much and I see you are benefiting well from the lessons. Great coloring. Thanks for entering at Brown Sugar Challenges. Good Luck.


  12. What a super sweet project you have for us today, so well thought out and put together a fabulous Creation Beautiful in every way, we are so lucky you have entered our art by miran challenge
    so beautiful to look at good luck hugs Tracy x


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