Friday, 3 August 2018
Something Festive For Friday (My Christmas Challenge card)
Good Morning Ladies
Today's card is my One Colour Challenge 'Christmas' card, I am trying my hardest to stick to my decision to make two cards for every Challenge.
I went 'Old School' for this card, using simple stamping techniques. I masked off a rectangle in the centre of my card and added a light blend of 'Old Olive' ink, I then stamped my group of trees from the 'Lovely as a Tree' stamp set, I then placed the card in the Stamparatus Stamping tool and stamped my large Christmas tree (from the same stamp set), I re-stamped the tree several times to give a darker image. I then added my sentiment which is from the new 'Colour Your Season' Stamp set.
I added a piece of narrow Old Olive ribbon and tied a simple knot, I mounted the decorative layer onto a piece of Old olive card and then onto a Very Vanilla card base.
Sue and I had a lovely day yesterday, it started with lunch and gorgeous Strawberry Meringue Fresh Cream cakes, omg they were so delicious! We then went into my very warm craft room, where Sue made a her Challenge card, which was a beautiful birthday card for her Aunt, you will all get to see it on Sunday. (its worth the wait)!
I made today's challenge card, it looks simple but still took a couple of hours to complete, it was way too warm to rush.
I had a lovely day Sue, thank you for driving over to spend time with me, I really do appreciate it xxx
It's Lucy's turn to have a shopping trip with Mum today, I think that we will wait until Paul comes home at lunch time and go then, I struggled last week when it was just Sophie and I. Lucy wants to look for clothes etc for holiday but sadly I don't think we will much luck as there was hardly anything last week, the stores all have all got their Autumn Winter stock in, which seems ridiculous in this heat. The Bikinis online are all so expensive and you really do need to try them on as depending on the style the sizes can vary hugely, making buying over the internet more difficult. I am looking forward to a couple of hours of shopping with her though. I might ask Paul to stop at The Range on the way home, well it would be rude not too!
I hope that you ladies all have a lovely day and are looking forward to another warm weekend,
Sending Love and hugs to all of you,