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Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Winter Blues

Evening All
Well that warm snap didn't last long did it! Although I must admit that I can live with any amount of rain just so long as it doesn't snow again lol.
Still no sign of anything vaguely crafty again today. I am sooo tired at the moment that I have come home and had a Granny nap, how sad is that.
This is a card that I managed to finish at the weekend. Once again it uses bits from my Christmas box, and these were definitely stamped quite some years ago. 
The background has been made using the resist technique (glossy card stock, versamark ink and dye based inks) and the image on black has been stamped and embossed and then painted with Pearlex. I also used a Versamark pen to cover the image with embossing powder.
I added a tiny blue gem to the centre of the star.
I would like to enter it into the challenge over at Christmas Cards All Year Round where they are looking for a Christmas Card with a Heart on it somewhere.
Tuesday Throwdown wants Winter Blues on your card.
hugs Kimx

7 comments:

  1. Hi Kim
    Love this! The bluey background is stunning!
    Are you by any chance going to be at Farnborough on sunday? Hope to be going for a day out!
    Take care
    Debs x

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  2. I love the colour of that background. The black is a fantastic contrast. Great card all round :)

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  3. Hi Debs, sorry hun I will not be at Farnborough this year. Thanks for all of the lovely comments that you have left me.
    You must add something to your blog so that I can do the same :)
    hugs Kimx

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  4. Love your resist background! Thanks for joining in on the Tuesday Throwdown this week.

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  5. love you funky snowman card kim! thanks for joining us @ CCAYR. Hope you will be back for March's challenge. x

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  6. Hi Kim
    It was such a pity you weren't at Farnborough as I would have come and said hello to you!
    Bless your heart re commenting on my blog, so sweet of you. Once I have my poorly camera sorted out I hope I will be able to master getting a card to two on my blog!
    Take care
    Hugs
    Debs xxx

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  7. Love the background! Really fun card and love the little heart with the snowman:)

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Hugs Kimx