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Sunday, June 29, 2014

the Squirrel and the Fox Challenge #72 - Christmas in July

The Squirrel and the Fox Challenge blog has a new challenge started 

Number #72 - Christmas in July 

The sponsor for this is:

Prize - 3 Free Digi's from their store

I was able to use one of their images, called Winter Friends

I dragged out the box of Christmas Stash, and the first thing I found on top was a piece of recycled card from a card we had received. I immediately matched everything else to it, as it provided me with the sentiment as well!

I printed off the image onto Whispser White, and coloured it with my Prisma pencils, adding some Kiddy Glitz for snow and sparkle on various things...I went for a softer look with the pencils

I decided to mount the backing papers on SU Pacific Blue - love that colour and it is gone, gone, gone.....

Had to add some bling too!

I diecut a frame around my snowman, and edged it with a Copic pen instead of mounting it, as I just wanted a thin line to demarcate the edge

Not too bad for using up scraps! One more card to add to the Christmas stash for 2014!

I will enter this in the following challenges:
Completely Christmas: Anything Goes - closes 5th July
Di's Digi Designs: Lots of Layers - 5th July
My Time to Craft!: Christmas in June - closes 11th July


aussie aNNie said...

Super creative card, love the image as well...enjoy your weekend...aNNie ♥
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Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Hi Susan. I sent you a message on our team page and also on our Facebook team. Please read ASAP. Thanks. Love this card. Great job! Hugs, Gloria

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great festive card, love the image & sparkle!

Thank you for sharing with us at My Time to Craft this fortnight, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Anonymous said...

Well done. Can't believe you are making Christmas cards already!