Saturday, 13 December 2014

Phew, I Think I'm Done!

Hi guys

*Warning* - picture-heavy post - a nice cuppa may be required to accompany this one!

Well, it may have been quiet here for quite a few days but behind the scenes it certainly hasn't!

After a few more evenings of printing digis, colouring, accenting, die-cutting and adhering I think I've finally finished this year's Christmas cards.  And I even managed to fit in a visit to our local theatre for Panto last night!

So, here goes...

All of these cards were created using digi images from Pink Petticoat.  I printed them off on A4 sheets, coloured them in, added some accents and used some dies to cut out the images.

These first two batches I quickly shared in my last post but I thought I'd include them again, together with some detail too...

Pink Petticoat - 'Frosty Friends'
'Frosty Friends' - detail

Pink Petticoat - 'Cool Yule'

'Cool Yule' - detail

Pink Petticoat - 'Sugared Spice' (there were 4 images but I made a boob on one of them! haha)

'Sugared Spice' - detail


Pink Petticoat - 'Treeos'

'Treeos' - detail

Pink Petticoat - 'Jolly Reindeer'

'Jolly Reindeer' - detail

Pink Petticoat - 'Dear Santa'

Pink Petticoat - 'Dear Santa'

'Dear Santa' - detail

Pink Petticoat - 'Tiny Christmas Treasures'

Pink Petticoat - 'Tiny Christmas Treasures'

'Tiny Christmas Treasures' - detail

'Tiny Christmas Treasures' - detail

Phew, well if you're still with me, thanks so much for taking the time to look.  These digis have been absolute lifesavers for me this year, I had no idea how far behind I was until I added up how many cards I had last weekend.  

Here is the short list of materials used:
  • Digi Images: Pink Petticoat
  • Coloured with ProMarkers and FlexMarkers
  • Accented with Clear Wink of Stella and Glossy Accents
  • Dies: MFT Die-namics - Pierced Square Stax and Stitched Rounded Rectangles Stax
  • Card bases and card for printing: Anna Marie Designs
  • 3D foam

I realise these may be too simple for some peoples' tastes but I love how CAS they are.  The detailed die cuts and the shimmer and shine accents add interest and there's tonnes of yummy white space, just how I like them.

Thanks so much for visiting.  Hopefully, once I've got these written and mailed I can get back to creating for challenges, I'm sad to have missed so many over the last couple of weeks.

Hope to see you again soon.


8 comments:

  1. Fabulous CAS cards - love the digi images - a great way to make a lot of cards!
    Kath x

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  2. You are too clever Anita. These are fantastic.
    Xx

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  3. Love this collection of cards. Thank you so much Anita, I have just purchased the stamps/digis to do the same for next year. They look brilliant. Cant understand peoples versions to digital stamps, still have to put in the work for the end result.

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  4. These are wonderfully CAS and super sweet! And what a lot of work that must have been putting them all together!

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  5. holy guacamole, Anita!! You have been so busy! All your cards are simply amazing! I can't believe all the digi printing you did. They are all gorgeous images and you have coloured and blinged them up so well! LOVE all these cards xx

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  6. You have been one busy lady with your mission accomplished. Maybe 2015 will be the year I attempt digis we have a new printer so maybe it will work for me. CAS work for me and I love the images and of course the die cut stictched shapes. Happy Holidays

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  7. Dear Anita, I can't believe you did all of them - looks like you entered a Chinese sweatshop! My goodness, what an amount of work!!! And I was the happy receiver of one of them!!!!! I did not realize that was a digi stamp - so well done - My mantle looks really pretty now! Those stitched dies look really neat - I may have to make an investment here....That was sooooo sweet of you to send me a card! I still have a big smile on my face! Thank you, you are such a sweet heart! Hugs, Cornelia

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