Friday, 29 May 2015

A Snippet Card For Rudolph Day

Hello Everyone,

I've been so busy, with non-crafty stuff, I almost forgot ... how could I!!! But like our Pixie, Di, there's no way I can miss Rudolph Day over at ScrappyMo's. So here's my card for this month.

I've shamelessly copied an design seen on C&C TV which, apart from the card base, is composed entirely of die-cuts ... all cut from snippets of card too!

Materials used:
- white base card, 4¾" square
- snippets of cardstock - satin finish silver, red textured (Papermania), smooth green (PaperMill Direct)
- dies - Spellbinders Sapphire Basic Set A Circles, Spellbinders Layered Poinsettia (the two smallest flowers), Tattered Lace Mini Set Holly Leaves and Happy Christmas 
- amber and red gems

For once, I did a bit of forward planning and created a card that fitted in with another two of my favourite challenges:

Pixie's Snippet Playground - where the challenge is always to use snippets
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge, CHNC 230 - use something die-cut or punched
Oh, and a third I almost forgot:
CHNC challenge extra for May 2015 - anything goes as long as it's Christmas

I need to catch up on Christmas cards - been a bit lax so far and that means I could be stressing at the beginning of December which won't do at all!!!

Right, that's me done for this evening and it just leaves it for me to wish you a wonderful weekend.

Happy Crafting,

11 comments:

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. (I don't want you stressing towards Christmas, Elizabeth ... please make sure you take advantage if the challenges!) xx

Pollard Carole said...

Wow that's a great design so effective but easy to do i love that poinsettia die its a favorite of mine its all lovely love and hugs Carole x

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous card and love the layout, the silver is really lovely agains the pop of red,

Thank you for joining in this months Rudolph Day challenge.

Kath x

scrappymo! said...

This is a stunning design! Love the trio of silver circle frames and your pretty poinsettia.

Thanks for taking part in the May Rudolph Days Challenge.

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

ah, catch up on Christmas cards.. you and me both Elizabeth!!

And this card was so very eye catching on Dashboard had to pop over and look.. great work!!!!

Thanks so much for sharing.
Happy WOYWW6 Shaz in Oz.x #33

{Shaz in Oz – Calligraphy Cards}

Jackie said...

Superb CAS card Elizabeth, I have boxes full of diecuts that I have cut from leftover snippets :o)
Jackie xx

Hettie said...

Great card there Elizabeth. I have only just posted mine as I was late this month. May seems to have whizzed by at a fast rate of knots!!
Quite tempted to case yours but add another two and gold....get my drift?
Hugs
xx

cotnob said...

A fabulous Christmas card, such a wonderful CAS design.
Thank you for joining us at CHNC Challenge Extra this month.
Pauline
x
I'm having a little giveaway on my blog if you would like to take a look - http://craftingwithcotnob.blogspot.co.uk/

Jacee said...

Such a lovely design Elizabeth
hugs Jacee
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Sue - said...

I really like this one Elizabeth - very elegant!

Di said...

Just perfect! Beautifully designed and made.

Hugs

Di xx