Sunday, 30 November 2014

Kylie's Christmas Card Challenge

Hi guys

This evening I'm here to tell you about a new challenge being held by my lovely 'boss' at Addicted to Stamps and More, Kylie.

Kylie will be hosting a Christmas Card Challenge from now until 6pm on 21 December 2014 (AEST) and the challenge linky can be found here.

Kylie has recently started creating watermark and signature designs and the one I'm currently using on my card photos is a Kylie creation.  More of her designs can also be seen on the challenge page.

The prize being offered by Kylie to the winner of the Christmas Card Challenge will be a watermark and signature valued at $40 US.  So why not have a go and enter the challenge, no doubt we are all in full swing creating our Christmas cards, or in my case, the last few weeks rush!

Here's my card to whet your appetite and there are plenty more on Kylie's page to inspire you...






I printed some digi paper from Pink Petticoat onto some thin cardstock and used a stitched curved rectangle die to cut it out.  I then cut some white cardstock with the same die and then cut the tree landscape and snow drift die cuts from each end of the rectangle.  I stamped the sentiment onto the tree landscape die cut and adhered this flat to the patterned background.  The front snowdrift was then aligned and adhered to the panel with 3D foam.  I adhered the completed panel flat to the cardbase before accenting with some Stickles.

Materials used:

  • Digi Paper: Pink Petticoat - Falling Snow
  • Dies: MFT Die-namics - Stitched Rounded Rectangles and Snow Drifts; Clearly Besotted - Tree Landscape Die
  • Stamp: Clearly Besotted - Little Pudding
  • Ink: Versafine - Onyx Black
  • Stickles - Star Dust

Challenge Entries:

Addicted to CAS - Challenge #53 - Dots
Let's Craft and Create - Challenge #99 - Christmas
Inkspirational - Challenge 70 - Christmas (no red or green)
Simply Create Too - Challenge #75 - Snow, Snow, Snow
Oh La La Creations - Challenge #170 - Christmas
Creative Inspirations - Challenge #291 - Season's Greetings
AAA Cards - Challenge #29 - Blue Christmas















It would be great to see you over at Kylie's blog with your Christmas card entries.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you again soon.



26 comments:

  1. Oh sigh... I really need to get me some landscape dies. I really love seeing the cards created with them. The added sparkle is so beautiful and I love everything within the stitched die. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining me in my Christmas Card challenge - much appreciated xx Thanks also for playing along at ATCAS and good luck with the DT call xx

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  2. What a lovely card! I particularly like the tree landscape and the little scene you have created with the digi paper and the extra snowdrift! Good luck with the DT call! Hazel x

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  3. Such a pretty card Anita! Love the shimmery detail!

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  4. Fabulous and elegant, Anita, thank you for sharing with us at Ooh La La Creations, best of luck xxx

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  5. An absolute stunner! And you got the stitched dies? Where did you get them as I didn't get an email from the company....if you get chance shoot me an email, I am super jealous!!

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  6. Love this Anita! Your digi papers make such an awesome snowy scene for your perfect little landscape!

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  7. Nice soft card with great choice in your color - unique.

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  8. So adorable Anita. Love the snowy sky and sparkly trees! Thanks for joining us at ATCAS. Loll xx

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  9. Such a pretty scene :) love the snowy sky :)

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  10. Just love this CAS card. So clean and peaceful looking. Thanks so much for joining AAA.

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  11. Great creation.Thanks for joining in this week at Creative Inspirations.
    CraftyNatalie {DT}

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  12. Just popped over from AAA for a closer look at your gorgeous snow scene Neet. Carol x

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  13. Your card is everything newly fallen snow represents, Anita! I love the softness and the design so much!! Hugs, Darnell

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  14. This is such a lovely creation hun! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

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  15. Love your card thank you for joining with us at Ooh La La Creations Sue DT xx

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  16. Anita: Your card is so wonderful--yours is one of my very favorites of this challenge! We're thrilled you entered our Challenge "Snow! Snow! Snow!"

    This is our last challenge for 2014: The Design Team will take a break most of December to enjoy their families around the holidays. We'll all be back on 2 January for our first 2015 challenge to spark your creativity. We hope to see your entries in all our 2015 challenges!

    Happy Holidays to you & your family!

    Diane
    Simply Create Too Design Team Member
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

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  17. Just spotted another win of yours Anita at Creative Inspirations!!!
    Well done you are rocking these challenges as always - Mojo issues ... that's a big FIB!
    Sarah xx

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  18. Quiet and serene. That PP is wonderful as your sky. Thanks for joining the fun at Simply Create Too!

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  19. This is so neat with your pretty blue sky, so glad you were able to play along at AAA Cards

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  20. I want to go walking in this lovely wintry wonderland you've created! Stunning! Thank you for sharing this gem in the Inkspirational gallery!
    ~c

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  21. So very sweet. The rounded corners are a nice touch.

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  22. What a super lovely snow scene, Anita! Thanks for showing us your blue at AAA Cards!

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  23. Love your dotty falling snow and the glistening snow drifts! Thanks so much for playing along with us at ATCAS :)

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