Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Make Flowers Masculine

Morning all.
Today, being a Tuesday means it's time for a new challenge over at Cardz4Guyz.
This week it's my turn to choose the theme and I went with -

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

That's it, we want to see your Christmas cards, a chance for you to get ahead in your Christmas makes.
I've noticed a few challenges that have had the same idea but the topic has been on the books for a couple of months now!
Anyway, here is my card.


I used a Woodware wreath stamp and a Paper Smooches greeting.
The layout was influenced by this card over at Muse Christmas Visions by Kimberly Weiner.


It did start out as a OLC but I managed to get ink on one corner whilst trimming it to size, :( .
Anyway  I managed to rescue it. I coloured the wreath with Copics and some Paper Effects White Pearl on the tiny white flowers and a pinky red gel pen was used over the really tiny dots. A little bit of blue was coloured  in behind the wreath for shadow and a scrap edged in the same blue Copic pen gave me the frame. Everything is mounted flat to be post friendly, I even used a scrap left over from diecutting a circle so the weight is reduced.
Quite a simple card, except for colouring the foliage!

For more Christmas inspiration, please check out the rest of the DT and our GD Sharon.

I'd like to join in over at -

      


9 comments:

  1. What a wonderful wreath, it´s just beautiful! And a great take on Kimberly´s Muse card too.

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  2. Great Christmas card Julie. I need to get cracking with my Festive makes too.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  3. Lovely card Julie, looks so fresh and clean


    Joan

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  4. This is a really lovely card Julie. You can't beat the traditional colours xx

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  5. That is a gorgeous wreath - classic but still modern and clean! So glad you joined us at MCV this week!

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  6. So glad you joined us Julie!! The wreath is precious and the sentiment is so sweet!!

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  7. SO beautiful, love the blue edging. As for the layering, I think everyone is thinking of postage this year Lol. Thank you for joining us at The Male Room. Faith DT

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  8. Julie...such a great card! Never heard of Woodmere stamps...will have to check them out...love the wreath. And I can so relate to your ink mishap...I have such a klutz lately. Congrats on your win!

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  9. I love that stamp and what you've done with it is gorgeous, just great for a man. Thank you for joining us at TMR.

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