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Monday, 26 December 2016

BlueChristmas

A blue Christmas, well blue and silver really.  And you already know I like simple...  and you might have guessed I really like smooshing.

The background is matt metallic silver paper.  For the tree, I coloured white card using smooshed distress inks, then embossed it before adding silver Glimmermist.  This meant it collected in the nooks and is quite subtle.  Then trimmed it to a tree shape, inked the edges and raised on 3D foam.

Words EF: C
raft Creations
Star EF: Sullivans
Liquid Pearls, silver cord, silver star.













Shared on challenges:


craftypurplefrog-winter-blues
cuttlebugmania-a colourful Christmas
tuesday-morning-sketches-383
inspirationdestination ag-no-117
cas-ualfridays 163-christmas-hanukkah
trimmiescraftchallenge-395--anything
pile-it-on-123-celebrations
happylittlestampersdecember-cas-challenge
cupcakeinspirations 388

13 comments:

Bunny said...

I love the blue. This is so pretty.

Maxine D said...

Another eye-catcher Carol - love it!
Blessings
Maxine

Billie A said...

Very pretty blue Christmas card. Thanks for sharing over at Inspiration Destination.
Billie A
Inspiration Destination
Catch the bug
Creative with Stamps
Aud Sentiments

Janice M said...

What a fun card! Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Wendy said...

Fab card Hun thanks for taking part in our challenge at the crafty purple frog xx Wendy DT

Khristina Sorge said...

Excellent card! I love the blue tones. Thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT this week.

Channin P. said...

So lovely! I love all the embossing! Thank you so much for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Debbie said...

Beautiful card! I love the embossing!!
Thanks for playing along at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
Debbie
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Keti's Projects said...

Beautiful card. I love the colours you choose. Thanks for playing with us at Pile it On. Happy New Year. Keti (DT)

Bożena Adamusińska said...

Beautifully embossed card. I like how you added color to the embossing.
Thank you for sharing on HLS CAS.
hugs,
BozenA DT HLS

CupcakeInspirations said...

What an elegant Christmas tree! So glad you shared with us at Cupcake Inspirations. Hope you will join us again this Sunday for our first 2017 challenge!
Debbie, DT Sweetie

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Such a pretty creation

Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Purple Frog this month, good luck in the draw!
Hugs Shell xx

Amy Crafty Purple Frog said...

What a perfect use of embossing! It gives a great texture :D
Thank you for joining us at the Crafty purple frog challenge.

Huge hugs

Amy xx