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Saturday, 30 October 2010

Just a Touch of Red

Good morning. Hurrah it's Saturday and this one is a very special one for me as those of you that read my post yesterday will remember today is the day that some of my cards could be appearing on Create & Craft on the Funky Hand show at 11am - I have my Sky+ set (both upstairs & down lol!!!!).
Anyways enough of that and onto the real reason for the post - to tell you about the new challenge over at Allsorts this week, as chosen by the lovely Brenda - GOLD & CREAM with a Hint of RED
Here's my take on it:
I really enjoyed making this one and here's what I did:
I started by die cutting a snowflake shape with MM Slice machine and used this as mask when lightly inking the background on the base card with Victorian Velvet Distress Ink.
The snowflake border is a Martha Stewart punch - punched from plain card stock and then I lightly inked it with Brilliance Gold and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Gold Sparkle EP and added a few red adhesive gems.
The Christmas Tree image is from Creative Expressions - one of my favourite tree images and has been stamped with Versamark and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Gold EP and then the edges have been distressed with Victorian Velvet DI.
A few punched snowflakes with a red adhesive gem and a touch of red satin ribbon and that's it completed.

Challenges I would like to enter:
Crafty Pad - Christmas
Craft Your Passion -  Add Glitter, Sparkles
A Spoonful Of Sugar - Die cuts or punches
Creative Card Crew - Punches
Paper Take Weekly - Sparkly and Bright
Fab 'n' Funky - Clean and Simple
Simon Says Stamp - Punches or die cuts
Stampavie and More - Christmas
Totally Papercrafts - Bling it On

Hope you can join in the fun with us this week. Don't forget to pop over to Allsorts and take a look at the rest of the scrummy inspiration from the talented DT.

Whilst blog-hopping yesterday I came across this post
http://clairebsd.blogspot.com/2010/10/my-annual-request-card-for-daniel.html
and it would be great if you could take a look and see if you too could send a card to Daniel.

Hope you have a wonderfiul weekend.
Thanks for popping by.
TTFN

25 comments:

Ёлка said...

Красиво!

Clare *Littlebear* said...

This is stunning Debs!
Clare x

Fleur said...

Hi Debs this is perfect. I love the tree ~ it's gorgeous
Have a fab weekend
Hugz Fleur xXx

Debbie said...

Beautiful card, fabulous heat embossing and masking. :)
Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Pad Challenge. :)

xxDebbie the Crafty Pad Stamp Designs

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

gorgeous card hun I love that tree!
Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion this week! Good Luck! Hugs Shell xx

Lisa Jane said...

what a beautiful card - really elegant
Lisa ;)

Mummylade said...

excellent work!

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

HI Hun fab card love the snowflake border how jealous am I! it looks so good...

hope your having a geat weekend

Emma xxx

liza said...

Debs,I love it,its so elegant looking and the tree is fabulous
love n hugs
liza
xox

Stressed Stamper said...

Now that is bling - great take on the challenge at TPC and thanks for joining in....Good Luck

Sarah

Tracy said...

This is very gorgeous.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

heidy said...

Hi Deb,this is gorgeous!!!!
Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week
Heidy

Claire x said...

I love this card Debs, its gorgeous! Hope you are having a great weekend. Hugs, Claire x

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Debs.

Hugs Riet.x

Jill said...

stunning card debs love the embossing and all the detail you've added it's gorgeous Debs thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

Vicki said...

Hey Debs, loving this little creation, the gold embossing is lush and love your background created with the shadowing technique (very clever!)

Hope you've had a good weekend ;)

Hugs
Vicki x

Stephanie said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.

brenda said...

Hi Debs

A really great creation,thanks so much for coming up with a lovely card for my challenge this week.

Have a good weekend, hope the back is better or cretainly much improved.

B x

Mandy said...

Hey hun,
Congrats on having your cards showcased on TV, I'll keep a look out & try and spot yours.

Debs your card is atunning, so elegant and beautiful.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
hugs Mandy xx

Chrissie said...

Oooh very twinkly! Lovely card!
Thanks so much for joining in our challenge at the Creative Card Crew this time!
Chrissie

Jules said...

Hi Debs

This is gorgeous - love what you have done here.

Very sophisticated.

Lovely to see some of your creations on TV. I hope you have recorded the programme.

Love Jules xx

Ginny said...

fab card, thanks for joining us at Fnf

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Debs, wow, this is absolutely stunning it has a truly elegant and classy look to it. I so love the design and snowflakes. I love that tree image I have this one and must search it out, thank you for some great inspiration.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Kiki said...

Such a gorgeous christmas card! Looks so elegant! Fantastic!

Thanks for joining us at SAM this week.

Hugs, Kiki

Juls said...

fabulous! Love all the embossing! Hugs Juls