Wednesday 13 November 2013

Patchwork card

Hi all,

I'm totally behind again today! Sorry guys. I'll try to catch up later!

I spent a little time crafting today, and decided to make a patchwork Christmas card, inspired by one of the challenges over at Beccy's Place this month. For those who didn't know this yet, there's a new Christmas card challenge every day this month! Luckily, you don't need to post them up on the same day, because this one was inspired by the 11th day!

I punched a heap of squares from some LOTV paper, then arranged them and drew on faux stitching. The sentiment is a Kaisercraft stamp cut with an X-cut die. I also added a Spellbinders flourish, and layered a couple of Sizzix snowflakes, before mounting everything on kraft card, more faux stitching and some red pearls and finally attached it all to a white card base.

Et voilĂ ! I managed to make a Christmas card without a LOTV image! There's a first time for everything!  (Ok, so I still used LOTV paper. Certain habits are just too hard to break, lol)

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Beccy's Place - A month of Holiday cards - day 11
Ohh la la creations - stitching real or faux
Crafty bloggers network - Christmas
Crafting when we can - Neopolitan (red, white and brown)

Hope you're all having a fab day!



Lozzy said...

Beautiful card Sammy, love the colours you have used with your design..Hugs Lozzy xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Sammy, I love the patchwork background and beautiful sentiment.
Sue xx

Kathleen said...

A great mix of traditional and modern card, love the white pen on the kraft card.

Kath x

cotnob said...

This is a brilliant card Sammy, I love you patchwork panel and fabulous stamped sentiment.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Sammy, I like the sentiment and the fabulous design.
Kevin xx

Jane Savage said...

Absolutely beautiful, Sammy. The 'patchwork' is such a clever idea. Gorgeous design. xx

Beccy said...

I love this card Sammy... the colours are wonderful! I love your choice of patterned paper and the die cuts you added are gorgeous. Well done!

Sue said...

Loveeeeeee this Sammy its really gorgeous love the papers and the patchwork. lots of huggles Sue xxx

riliska said...

This is so lovely card! Fabulous colors and great layout!

Kat W said...

This has a lovely vintage feel to it; gorgeous colours and the faux stitching looks great. It's so nice to have the sentiment as the focal point too - I sometimes struggle to do this and you have done it perfectly :-)
Big hugs, Kat xx

Vickie Y said...

Beautiful card and corners. Thank you for playing along with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges.

Alli Devine said...

Gorgeous card. all that faux stitching must have taken ages but it was well worth it as it is really effective. Thanks for joining in with our stitching challenge at Ooh La La creations.
Alli D xx

Anne said...

Gorgeous colour scheme, love all that faux stitching. Thank you for joining the Ooh La La Stitching Challenge, hope you'll join us again tomorrow for a new challenge