Monday, December 17, 2018

Merry and Bright

Hello friends and happy 8-days-til-Christmas to you!

I'm still without a car (since Halloween). My hubby hit a deer on
his way to work that day, and his car has been in the shop since then. He's
been using my car all this time. I only get out on the weekend.
I have gifts to send but I'm not stressing about getting
them out in time for Christmas. I'll send them when I'm able to, and
I'll be extending the holiday for the recipients! LOL!
Going to the post office on Saturday is not happening.
I went there last Saturday just to drop off my pile of cards and
the line to mail packages was practically out the door. Nope. No thanks.
I'll wait to go there on a weekday, not so crazy then.

Ok, enough about that. What I really came here for is to show
you a card I've made, and it happens to fit a few challenges. Bonus!


and the inside:


These adorable ornaments were colored with my Spectrum Noir markers,
then heavily hit with both diamond Stickles and a Wink of Stella pen.
I've tried to get a close up of all the shimmer and sparkle:
 

It's so hard to capture all the shimmer on the ornaments in a photo. 
These twinkle soooo much in real life!

And now I have a head start on my Christmas cards for next year!
That's all for now. I hope that you have a great day!





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Supplies:
Stamps: Magenta - three ornaments; Simon Says Stamp/Kelly Purkey - Oh Deer; Hero Arts - Merry Christmas Message
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black, Rose Bud
DP: Cloud 9 Design; scrap
CS: Crafter's Companion; Neenah
Accessories: Spectrum Noir markers; GC; Avery Elle - pierced rectangle die; MISTI; WOS pen; Ranger - Diamond Stickles
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner, thin 3D foam squares

9 comments:

Dotty Jo said...

Lovely balls, sistah! Jo x

Amy O said...

Those ornaments are beautiful! And I love the touches of sparkle. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

Macimbalo said...

Beautiful ornament card! Love your colors! Thanks for sharing over at ATSM!

Jen Timko said...

What pretty ornaments these are! Love them and all the gorgeous coloring. Glad to see you this week at FMS!

KimB said...

The ornaments are very eye-catching in the bold bright colours Chris. I love the glitter touches you added they really step up the festive feel! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

Barbara Godden said...

What a gorgeous "Canadian" company stamp eh!! Beautifully colloured, to heck with seeing the shimmer the ornaments look like satin, the colours are rich and gorgeous. Beautiful job.

Chantell Randall said...

Lovely Christmas Card - I love the bauble images and the way you have coloured them too. Chantell Just Add Ink

Nikki Spencer said...

Gorgeous Chris! Your baubles are so dimensional, fabulous use of the colours. Thanks for sharing at Just Add Ink and Merry Christmas to you.

Nandini said...

Wow! Really cool card. Love the artsy otnaments and the beautiful colours. Great to see you in the ATSM gallery. Hope to see you again in 2019. Nandini, DT

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