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Thursday, 3 October 2013

We're Back with Anything Goes at MAWTT

Good morning.
Hope you're having a good week.
Mine's been great so far - lots of news to share - but I am sworn to secrecy for now lol!!!

Well after a looooong summer break it's great to be here to share my DT inspiration for 

and to kick it off we've kept it nice and simples


Here's what I decided to create:

Card Ingredients:
Snowflake image: Indigo Blu 'Large Snowflake' stamped and heat embossed with White EP
Then inked with TH Distress Inks: 'Festive Berries' and 'Crushed Olive' 
Then I polished with a soft cloth 
Sentiment Stamp: Indigo Blu 'I Wish You a Merry Christmas'
Snowflakes: Joy Crafts 'Winter Wishes Ice Crystal 3' and Martha Stewart 'Arctic Snowflake' 
Gem Brads from stash

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the gorgeous inspiration from my DT buddies and to give a big welcome to all our new teamies.

Challenges I would like to enter:

Crafty Sentiments: Favourite Technique or Colour Combo (technique: emboss resist)
Creative Craft - Anything Goes
Holly Jolly Christmas - No Patterned Paper
Loves Rubberstamps - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Letter, Word, Phrase Sentiment Stamps
Christmas Card Challenges - Anything Goes
52 CCT - Emboss Resist Technique
Totally Gorjuss - Traditional Christmas Colours

Thanks for popping by today - it's always lovely to see you here and to read any comments you may wish to leave.

Have a fabulous day.


Hazel said...

A beautiful Christmas card. Someone is going to be lucky to receive it. Hazel x

Carole said...

Great card Debs, makes me want to have a play with the heat gun & inks!
Carole xXx

ellyscard creatief said...

Lovely card Debs.
Gr Elly

Kelly L said...

This is fab Debs, love the colours and those snowflakes are gorgeous! x

Kelly x

Pop's Cards said...

This is just gorgeous sweetie, huggles Pops x x x

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is amazing, What a stunning creation, I love the Traditional Colours and how you used the snowflakes, Sending Big Hugs, Love Hazelxox

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Debs love your resist background and the sentiment stamp is fab! Mmmm wonder what your secret is???? Susan x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

This is stunning, I love it, fab use of the stamps. Can't wait to hear your news

Marita said...


Hugs, Marita

Barbara said...

Wow, what strong colors and great effect with the embossing! Gorgeous card!

Sue said...

This is stunning Debs. I love the white snowflakes stamped on the backing with the wonderful colours you have added on top. The sentiment is gorgeous too.
hugs Sue xx

Deborah Frings said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I think the embossed snowflakes are so pretty and I do like the rich colours! Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Debs… the embossing looks so pretty with the two colours… it's a really beautiful design and I love the fab sentiment stamp and the snowflakes! :-))
It's great to be back with the MAWTT Team!!
Hope you have a lovely day!
Big hugs
Sue B xxx

Janice said...

Lovely card Debs - beautiful colours - but what's the news??? I hate it when you tease! Jx

Patricia H. said...

The swirly snowflakes are gorgeous! I like the blingy highlights on the punched/die cut ones, too. You've done a fabulous job with the traditional Christmas colors here.
Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown! I hope you'll join us again soon. :)

Hammers said...

Such amazing details Debs, I feel the need to break out my Christmas stash now :) Clairex

Hammers said...

Love the detail Debs, makes me want to break out my Christmas stash :) Clairex

coops said...

so stunning debs.i love the fab background and gorgeous sentiment and colours :D

xx coops xx

meg said...

Fantastic colours and technique love your card

Sarah said...

Wow Debs. A fantastic card for sure!! xx

Ceal said...

Beautiful Christmas card! I love those snowflakes. Thanks for playing along with our Anything Goes challenge at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

Judith said...

This is gorgeous Debs - I love the colours and fabulous design - might have to pinch this idea (hmm i mean follow your inspiration lol!) hugs judith xx

MichelleZ said...

Beautiful! I love the traditional colors of red and green used with the snowflakes. And that Indigo Blu sentiment is awesome! Thank you for joining us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge. ~Michelle

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Debs love that embossing it really adds something extra to this lovely creation, fab colours and sentiment.
lorraine x

Christine L said...

Seems I've missed some stunning cards during my Virgin Media imposed internet exile... I'm trying to catch up now! This one is fabulous Debs... as are your others... always perfect layouts and colouring!

Hopefully I'll be back to service as normal now!

Christine x

susiestacey said...

Beautiful card Debs, ages since l have used this technique x Susan x

Pami said...

Stunning card Debs, I wish I could do cards like this! Can't wait to hear your news!! :-) P x

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Oh Debs, this is lovely. I really like the fresh red and green too xx

downrightcrafty said...

Hugs Kate xx

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Debs, such a gorgeous background and lovely sentiment stamp.

Mynnette said...

This is just beautiful!!! LOVE the fun snowflake images and I adore the great sentiment! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

Tammy said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Debs, I love the fabulous background you've created!
Hugs, Tammy

mixamatoasties said...

That is fab! I need to try doing that.

Susan xx

Danielle Vincent said...

Squeal!!! I LOVE this - how absolutely gorgeous!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at 52CCT! So much lovely detail and emboss resist technique is done to perfection.

Sabrina said...

Beautiful ink resist! Love how you made the snowflakes so much a part of the white embossing! TYFS and joining in with all the fun at Christmas Card Challenge #44. :)

debby4000 said...

Oh what a fabulous, beautiful Christmas card.

Riette said...

Oh gosh that embossing is DELUX!!!

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is really pretty Debs. Love the gorgeous colours. I spotted you over on MIM and came for a closer look and I am so glad that I did.


Whisper said...

Absolutely stunning hun, Luv Sam x

Sandy said...

Beautiful patterns on your lovely Christmas card. Thanks for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

Dan said...

What a lovely card - that sentiment stamp is great. I have it in my collection too, though not used it yet! Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

Louise van Vuren said...

This is an awesome card! Beautiful use of the emboss resist technique. Thanls for sharing with us at 52 CCT

Louise xx

Ruth M said...

Absolutely stunning Debs, a glorious example of the emboss resist technique! Love all those pretty snowflakes! Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful card with us at 52 {C}CT, please come back soon! Ruth x

she who must stamp said...

Stunning card! I love the background you created! Thanks for joining us at Holly Jolly!

Aunty Sue said...

what a fab and stunning card love the colours and thanks for sharing with us at crafty sentiments

Donna said...

Stunning card Debs, I love how you have blended the colours together and the design is beautiful :) Donna ♥ x

Wendy McCarthy said...

Beautiful card! Love the colours and the stamps you have used. Spotted it on MIM xx

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Stunning creation Debs, I just love this technique and you have done a beautiful job with the color choices! Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments this week:)

Dangina Martinez said...

Fabulous Christmas card! I love all the colors and design. Thank You so much for joining us here at Loves Rubber Stamps this week. We are so happy you shared your fab project with us.
Tons of Hugs, Dangina

Jackie said...

This is simply fabulous! I love how this turned out for you! Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge! I hope you play along with us again soon!

Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Designs DT

Beverley said...

Gorgeous card, I love the colours. Thanks for joining in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Creative Craft.
Bev x

marilyn scott said...

This is sure a lovely, awesome card! This gives me inspiration to create my own DIY Christmas wishes this year. Thanks for sharing inspirations.