Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Peace on Earth

On this run-up to Christmas I have decided to make all my own cards this year.  This is one of them. I started with a 6 x 6 inch square white card blank.

I then chose some patterned paper to make a matt for the background.

The tree (PaperArtsy) was stamped in black Versafine ink on some plain green paper and this was trimmed out as shown.

I then coloured some faux gem mesh with a blue alcohol ink marker and trimmed out individual gems and applied these onto the image.

The tree was adhered onto the base matt.

The sentiment was stamped onto white card, edged in blue ink and applied on foam pads.

Only 23 days left !

Sid xx

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  1. I'll have that one!....lovely card.

  2. Oh Sid, don't remind me how close we are to Christmas, I am so far behind.
    Love that card - everyone on your list is lucky if that is what they are receiving.
    You back from holiday then?
    Hugs & Thanks for the visit to me. Neet 18 xx

  3. What a great card Sid! Blue is my favorite color! :)

  4. A great card Sid & the colours are lovely .

  5. Love your card and colours Sid.

  6. Love the gems, Sid - really gives the card an extra special look! Jo x

  7. I like your card and especially the colour choice. :-)

  8. Fab card Sid, love the tree. Carol x

  9. Well done you for deciding to make all your cards this year, I hope the people receiving them appreciate it.

    Sam xx

  10. I really like this! And I'm glad I'm not the only one who's late starting to make Christmas cards!! :)

  11. Lovely card Sid. I love the colours.

  12. Sid, thank you for your kind words on my blog. I look forward to following you! This Christmas card is stunning! Great juxtapostionin of the severe lines of the chevron and curvilinear lines of the tree! I like chevrons! Love circular lines! Mixing the trendy of chevron with an iconic symbol of Christmas. A great combo on so many levels! I'm off to look at more of your work!


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