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Tuesday, 17 January 2012

A Christmas Flourish

Evening,
It has been so cold at work today, seasonal weather I know, but we never seem ready for it what ever the weather is like!!
We didn't have any snow just a very heavy frost, and cold enough to make me think of Christmas more than Spring so it must be time to share another Christmas card with you.
This card has been made using another stamped image from my Christmas bits box. I think it is by Stampendous, but I'm sure that Dorothy will let me know if I am wrong :)
I have stamped and embossed it and then watercolored it using dye based inks.
I have layered the panel over Bazzill Dotted Swiss card stock that has first been stamped and embossed with a lovely swirl.
I think the watercolouring is cool enough to enter into the challenge over at Woodware where they are looking for Winter Wonderland, cool, cool colours, even if the purple does warm it up a little.
Of course the swirls just screamed out for a little bling.
I would also like to enter this into the challenge over at Weekly Christmas Card Challenges where they are looking for Flourishes, and Christmas Cards All Year Round where the challenge is Non Traditional Christmas colours with the added bonus of Embossing.
Better get some sleep now. Perhaps I ought to get my sexy thermal underwear out of storage ready for tomorrow first or will that mean that we have above average temperatures lol.
Nite nite.
hugs Kimx

5 comments:

  1. Not sure about the thermal underwear but I love the card, those flourishes are fabulous, which stamp company are they from?

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  2. Yes it is Stampendous, but I can't find it so can't give you a code! Lovely card, I am so boring I need more adjectives. I like the swirls in the background they are so strong, and the purple just makes the stamped part look colder!

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  3. a really love this card. wonderful image and colours used too! thanks for joining us @ CCAYR. x

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  4. Gorgeous colours and watercolouring!
    Thanks for joining CCC Flourishes challenge this week!

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  5. Your card is stunning! Love the painting and your swirls/ flourishes! Thanks for playing with us at CCC!

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Hugs Kimx