Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Mele Kalikimaka

Morning all. 
The days are certainly getting shorter and the evenings that little bit colder as November takes a hold
and shops are slowly becoming more Christmasy as the Halloween and bonfire night displays are packed away. So the latest challenge over at Cardz4Guyz is quite appropriate -


Here is my card showing that CAS is one way to go when thinking of  cards for the fellas in your life.

I've used a simple embossed resist technique for this, using Stampendous' World Christmas stamp. On a piece of white card, I stamped with Versamark before heat embossing with a white EP with added glitter. A simple watercolour wash of Mown Lawn DI over the dry panel brings the tree to life.
The trimmed panel was mounted on a scrap of red and then on some fun foam over a plain white base card, simples. This would be great for batch making too.
For more inspiration check out the rest of the team here and why not get going with this years Christmas card stash.

I'm joining in over at:-

my choice is watercolour resist

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  1. This has real impact Julie, a great shade of green and I love the narrow red mat xx

  2. This is such a pretty tree, Julie! Love the Mowed Lawn wash. It would fit at CAS Watercolour! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

  3. Beautiful design Jules ... and like you said, perfect design for a masculine Christmas card. I bet it's so sparkly in real life. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

  4. Simply beautiful heat embossed and glittery sentiment Christmas Tree, Julie. Love your watercolour wash too. TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Hugs.

  5. Wow, Julie! I've never thought of using an intricate image like your tree in the resist technique, and it is spot on GORGEOUS! I love the shading in your green tones, too. Thank you for playing in The Merry Christmas Challenge! I love your wonderful creation and have enjoyed visiting your blog. Hope to see more of your pretty crafting projects in the future. Please check back to see if you have won a badge.
    Crafting Smiles,
    {Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

  6. What a great example of the resist technique and that is a gorgeous tree image.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers.
    Carol x

  7. love the white heat-embossing on the green watercolor background - thanks for joining us at the Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge


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