Wednesday 27 July 2016

I Love Promarkers DT Card - Christmas in July

It's challenge time again at I Love Promarkers, this fortnight we're giving you a chance to get a head start with your Christmas cards, as our theme is "Christmas in July".  We are sponsored this time by Col Art (Letraset) and Opal Crafts, meaning you have double the chance to win as we have two sponsors for this challenge!
I've gone cute and CAS for my DT card, and I've managed to keep it totally flat so that it can go standard post and not large letter like most of my cards do.
 The cute character and sentiment stamps I used were both from a magazine freebie set from ages ago, until now uninked.  I coloured the image with Promarkers and added crystal glitter to the bunny's fur trim for some festive sparkle sparkle.
I created the background very simply, using torn paper, Salty Ocean Distress Ink and a Clarity dusting brush.  The eagle eyed among you will have noticed that there are snowflakes stamped on the background.  These were stamped in Perfect Medium with Papermania stamps, then dusted with a very pale mica powder, and were almost impossible to photograph.  You'll have to take my word for it that they a lovely and shimmery in reality!
Once I'd matted my stamped and inked panel onto the card blank, the final touch was to go around the edges with some Star Dust Stickles for a bit more twinkle.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Fab 'n' Funky - #315 - Christmas
Crafty Gals Corner - #82 - Anything Goes
Holly Jolly - #77 - Show Us Some Sparkle - Loose Glitter, Stickles, Mica Powder
Passion For Promarkers - #356 - Christmas in July
Christmas Card Challenges - #34 - Anything Goes
My Time to Craft - #325 - Christmas in July
Fantasy Stampers - #67 - CAS
Sweet Stampin' - Outdoors
Brown Sugar - #208 - Christmas in July


  1. Fabulous image and colouring Ginny x
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  2. I love that you created a flat card WITH dimension! Awesome! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Christmas Card Challenges.

  3. So stunning Wendy.Really adorable image and i love your CAS design :D

    xx coops xx

  4. Just gorgeous Wendy, sweet image and gorgeous colours, Kate x

  5. Oh this is super, what a great card, Love how you have done the background too. Thanks for sharing with us on Passion for Promarkers and joining in the fun on my Hostess challenge, Hazel xx

  6. Super cute card. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
    Cass xx

  7. Super cute card. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
    Cass xx

  8. So very lovely! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

  9. That's so cute!!

    Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'.


  10. Just gorgeous and so cute! Love the background you've created.

    Thanks for joining us at Fantasy Stampers.

    Helen x

  11. Your background is stunning! Great card!
    Thanks for entering our Christmas Card Challenge!
    Monica - CCC DT

  12. What a great winter scene, Wendy, such a cute image and I love the fab background! Thanks for joining in at My Time to Craft!

    love Mags B DT x

  13. Wendy that is such a gorgeous creation. Love the inked snowy hills and your fab CAS design. Such a sweet image too. Absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for dropping it into our Christmas challenge at Fab 'n' Funky. So glad you did. Hugs, Wends xoxo

  14. Gorgeous CAS card Wendy. I love the cute image and your colouring is perfect. The background looks fantastic too. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

  15. How sweet! An adorable card in lovely colours and the sweetest image. Thanks for joining us over at PFP last week. A new fun challenge is now up.
    Love n hugs

  16. SUPER CUTE card!!!
    LOVE your scene and colouring!!!
    THANK YOU for joining us at the Crafty Gals Corner :)


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