Monday, 17 November 2008

A Topiary Christmas!

I just wanted to share these cards with you that I did after I'd been to the Hobbycrafts exhibiton. Sheila and I got back from the show, and were itching to make something, so this is what I produced. We had only taken a few things to the hotel with us, and so I added things I had bought at the show.
The cards are 4 inches square, and I really enjoyed making them. I stamped twice onto patterned paper (BasicGrey Figgy) and twice onto white cardstock using black ink and embossed with clear embossing powder. I then did some paper piecing, on the first card layering the patterned paper on top of the cardstock with 3D foam pads, and on the second card, layering the white cardstock onto the patterned paper, which I then coloured in. I then layered complementary patterned paper and cardstock and finished with a greeting. Simple but effective! I really hope you like them.

Here are the deets of the Supplies:

Stamps: Magenta Christmas unmounted stamps, Penny Black Crystalline Clear Stamp Set.

Papers and Cardstock: BasicGrey Patterned Paper, Papermania cardstock.

Ink: Colorbox black pigment ink. Letraset promarkers

Thanks for looking!

Love, Clare x


sharon said...

Nice Blog!!!.x

Jane said...

Love these cards, I think the colours you have used are lovely and the layout.


Unknown said...

Love these cards :)