Monday, 11 November 2013

Vintage Christmas with A Monochromatic Twist - GDT at C2CU

Good morning.
I'm thrilled to be sharing this post with you today as I was recently picked in the Top 3 over at 


and I have been invited to be Guest Designer this week where my project on this month's theme

with a MONOCHROMATIC twist

is being showcased over on the main challenge blog.

Here's what I came up with:
A Christmas Bauble - made from MDF 
 Front image
 Back Image
The Jaunty Angle

Bauble Ingredients:
Distress Ink: Walnut Stain
Acrylic Metallic Paint: Mother of Pearl
Image: Star Tilda
Colouring Medium: Copics
Marianne Holly Branch 
Platinum Stickles
Gold Glitter Ribbon from stash

I thoroughly enjoyed bringing this together and I think I will have to make some more :o)

Challenges I would like to enter:

Amusing Challenges - Glitter
Eclectic Ellapu - Anything But a Card
Hobbycutz - Glitter and Sparkle
Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia - Shabby Chic or Vintage
2 Sisters - Christmas Sparkle
Sweet Stampin - Christmas is Coming
Crafts 4 Eternity - Anything But a Card
Stamp and Create with Magnolia - Winter - Not a Card
Tilda's Town - Christmas
Hanna and Friends - Glitter

Thanks for popping by to see me today - you are always welcome.

Have a fabulous day.


Claire said...

WOW Debs, this is absolutely beautiful. I love the gorgeous ribbon and the distressed wood effect is just brilliant. I can see why you were so chuffed with it! Have a lovely day. Hugs, Claire x

Sarah said...

What a lovely bauble Debs, love the touch of metallic paint, it gives a really fab lustre and echoes the berries xx

Sue said...

Big congrats on your top 3 spot and for being GDT Debs. This is stunning, I love all your gorgeous detailing and beautiful colours.
hugs Sue xx

Christine L said...

Gorgeous cards since my last visit Debs... (sorry I've been AWOL so catching up!).. But WOWW this bauble is super gorgeous... I LOVE IT!! So very effective and will look fabulous hanging anywhere!

Christine x

Vicky said...

WOW........totally aweosme sweetie I love this bauble. Love the Tilda image of course & love the embellishments you have put on it. Its sooooooo pretty hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jane Savage said...

Gorgeous design, Debs. Tilda looks super cute and you've coloured her so beautifully too. That bow and berry cluster make it super special. It's going to look stunning on anyone's Christmas tree. xx

coops said...

so gorgeous debs.stunning vintage colours and details and your tilda is really sweet ;D

xx coops xx

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! Debs… this is SO gorgeous!! Tilda is adorable and I really like the scrummy berries and leaves… beautiful colours and I love the sparkles! :-))
Hope you had a fab weekend and enjoyed the NEC hun!
Love Sue xx

catherine said...

This looks so brilliant Debs and love the background effect. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week
x catherine

downrightcrafty said...

ooooooooooooooo Debs this is fabulous love the shine colour and detailing on the front just beautiful
Hugs Kate xx

Janice said...

Well done on the GDT, a lovely bauble here Mrs, don't think they'll want to let you go with beautiful projects such as this, Jx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A beautiful ornament Debs, love how you decorated it! Congrats on being Top 3 and Guest DT, Susan x

Whisper said...

Oooo absolutely gorgeous hun congrats on your GDT position too, luv Sam x

Donna Mosley said...

Aww! Debs, this is so gorgeous hun. Love the image and scrummy design & details.

Donna x

Sharon said...

This is a stunning bauble Debs. Gorgeous Tilda and the embellies are beautiful.
It was lovely to meet you on Saturday - had a fabulous day.
Have a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon. x

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Debs, I love the vintage feel and your fabulous berries and leaves.
Congratulations on your GDT spot.

Chrissy said...

So gorgeous Debs..Tilda looks beautiful and love the details and colours...congrats on your GDT..


DesignerDiva said...

This is awesome Debs, I love everything about it the berries and my lovely Tilda!!
Hugs Laurie xx

Donna said...

You've created a gorgeous bauble and will lovely hanging on the tree. Thanks for sharing it with us at Hobbycutz this week.
Donna xx

Chris Warner said...

A fabulous project Debs, thanks for joining us as a GDTM this month. Chris xxx

Pysselfröken said...

Great Project! I love the shape and the embelishments. Thanks for joining us at Tildas Town. Hugs Frida

Chris said...

What a terrific ornament - its absolutely wonderful! Thank you for joining in on the fun at Eclectic Ellapu

michele said...

Fabulous bauble! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Tracey T said...

A lovely idea to make a bauble and so nice to see something a little different. Thank you for playing at Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia! Tracey x

Babi Kind said...

Beautiful creation, I love it! Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town. Hugs Babi

Babi Kind said...

Beautiful creation, I love it! Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town. Hugs Babi

Joe Shien Shien said...

it's a lovely bauble..! perfect Christmas decoration. Thank you for joining us at Tilda's Town.
hugs, shien shien

Natali said...

Amazing project!! Gorgeous silver/gold combination!!
Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Christmas” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.

mixamatoasties said...

Wow Debs. That is stunning!

Thanks for sharing at Hobbycutz this time.

Susan xx

Lacey Stephens said...

Wonderful Creation! I love all of the details and your beautiful coloring. Thank you for playing along with the Stamp and Create with Magnolia "Anything but a card" challenge. We have another challenge for you today: Winter Gifts. We hope you will play along again soon.
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