Sunday, 14 April 2019

Christmas Card Club - Card 8/2019 - Christmas Scene

Happy Sunday Everyone,

My, but these fortnights come round so quickly, do they not, and it's time for another Christmas Card Club Challenge. This week the theme, Winter/Christmas Scene, has been chosen by our lovely, and very talented cardmaker, Shaz, Silverwolf Cards,
Because I've been so involved in the MTS Cyber Crop this weekend, I didn't even think about this challenge until this morning! So it had to be another quick and easy one ... this is fast becoming my default setting ... and luckily I remembered this Christmas Scene die set - a freebie with a magazine a year or so ago.

Supplies used:
- a white 5½" square card base from Docraft's Papermania
- scraps of aqua and white cardstock
- green glitter card from Dear Lizzy's New Day Mixed Media Pad
- the Christmas Scene die set

To make the card, all I did was use the three parts of the die set to cut each layer, the scalloped piece in the aqua card, the green glitter layer with the stitch effect die and the topper in white card. I used my Cuttlebug die-cutting machine to cut it all out and though I had no problem with the two background layers the topper wasn't so easy. The first attempt was with fairly thick cardstock didn't cut well at all, despite passing it through the machine several times, so I tried with thinner card with more success. Something to bear in mind next time I use this die set.

I'm also submitting this card to the following challenges:

Pixie's Snippet Playground - Challenge #350 - two very nice snippets of cardstock were used in the making of my card.

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - CHNC #433 - where anything goes as long as it's Christmas themed.

Right, I better get back to the cyber crop challenges now though I hope to pop over to see all the other CCC cards at some point today or, if I'm being realistic, tomorrow. For you to see them sooner just click on the links listed on the sidebar on the right.

Enjoy what's left of Sunday everyone.


shazsilverwolf said...

Hi Elizabeth, you're not alone, I almost forgot cards were due this week too. Then realised it was my choice, so had to get something together quickly! Love the card, reminds me of a couple of stencils I have, I think from Imagination crafts. Hugs, Shaz X

Rita said...

Good Morning Elizabeth. Love your card and it is a lovely winter scene. The weeks are certainly flying in. I'm looking forward to our catch up on Tuesday. Hugs Rita xxx

Christine Harrop said...

A lovely card and amazing that you were able to do it so quickly. I love the colours you have used. Christine x

dutchess said...

Hi Elizabeth....that’s a fabulous die to make quick cards’s brilliant and looks stunning in your choice of colours....thanks for doing the comment fix xxxx

Liz said...

Super Christmas card, Elizabeth. The colours are beautiful. xx

cuilliesocks said...

Well Elizabeth for a quick card it's gorgeous, ─║ovely scenic die and colours, well done in getting it done so quickly, Kate x x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

This die works perfectly for our theme this week Elizabeth, and the fact that it made it quick and easy is an added bonus! :)

Mrs A. said...

I love the colour combination you have used on this card. Sounds like the kind of quick card I Could do with. Hugs Mrs A.

Sandra H said...

So beautiful and creative love the colours used and the scalloped die x

Di said...

Great card Elizabeth! It looks so perfect for Christmas time. I have that die - as yet unused. So thanks for the tip about the card thickness. I've made similar adjustments with other dies that I thought would be the end of me! Hope Alan is recovering well.


Di xx