Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Christmas Ornaments


We had a delightful day on Saturday, with lots of sunshine,  walking round the woods that were covered in Bluebells and White Wood Anemones and afterwards we went to the cafe (that is run by a different charity every 2 days), where they even had a dairy free cake, yipee.
We were all glued to 'Britain's Got Talent' on Saturday, as one of the mums from Harrison's school was in - 'Lisa Sampson' the hula hoop lady, for all my overseas visitors here's the link :

Another photo, to try and show the stencil and embossing sparkle

First i stamped on my brown heat proof sheet : Tim Holtz - 'Milled Lavendar, Dusty Concord, Chipped Sapphire and Stormy Sky', spritzed it and then got my 2 pieces of card and rubbed it into the ink - once dried i used stencil : Imagination Crafts - 'Snowflake Frenzy' with : Sparkle Medium - 'Diamond', with the other piece of card i stamped : A free clear stamp set from Simply Cards And Papercraft that goes with : Spellbinders - 'Heirloom Ornament', i stamped it then embossed with : WOW embossing powder - 'Metallic Silver' and cut it, and added Bakers Twine - which has a silver thread (i also have the gold thread one too) running through it - i got it from Ebay a company called 'Paper And Lace'.

The Challenges I Would Like To Enter Are :

Winter Wonderland - where the Challenge is : 'Twinkle, Twinkle (and all things sparkly'

Allsorts - where Challenge No: 308 is 'Bring On The Bling'

Christmas Cards All Year Round  - where this month's Challenge is 'Christmas Ornaments'

ABC Christmas - where the Challenge is 'H for Happy Holidays / Christmas'

Rudolph Challenge  -that is run by Scrappy Mo - where you have to make a Christmas Card from 25th April - 30th

As You Like It - where the Challenge is 'Embossing - Dry or Wet' - my reason for choosing Wet is i love how you can make it glittery / sparkly

Thanks for looking and for any comments you would like to leave, would be most grateful, Luv Sam x


brenda said...

What a beautifully glittery stenciled background Sam, it perfect for our Allsorts theme this week, many thanks for joining in.

B x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Sam :-) the background is fabulous, lovely colours and sparkle and the baubles are beautiful. Very stylish :-)

thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge
Lols x x x

Sarah said...

This is wonderful Sam and I'm so glad you have joined us at CCAYR!! I LOVED the hula hoop lady, she was just brilliant and I actually felt quite inspired (not to hula exactly, I might add!!) to try and tone my own bod!! xx

susiestacey said...

Lovely card Sam, sounds like you have been busy again x susan x

Debs said...

So gorgeous Sam - the background sparkle is fabulous.
Debs xx

ps I thought the hula hoop lady was amazing :o)

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous shimmer and sparkle Sam..love the technique and beautiful ornaments..and now going to click the link to see the hula hoop lady.


scrappymo! said...

Beautiful stencilled background and beautiful glistening ornaments. What a lovely card!

Thanks for taking part in the April Rudolph days Challenge. Good lick in the prize draw!

Dorte said...

Lovely and elegant Christmas card, Sam...beautiful colours.
Thank you so much for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenges this fortnight for the H challenge. I hope to see you again.
Dorte x

Jacee said...

Lovely festive card
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Sam. Love the colours and sparkle.
The Hoola hoop lady was brilliant!
Lorraine x

Kathleen said...

Stunning card, fabulous background and baubles. Love all the glitter.

Kath x

Helen said...

Beautiful card - I love the sparkly background!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So so pretty and sparkly

Lacey Stephens said...

Fabulous job! I love it! Thanks for playing along with the ABC Christmas Challenge. We will have another one tomorrow and hope you will play along again soon.
ABC Christmas Challenge DT

Mervi said...

Fabulous card Sam, lovely textures.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts; welcome again;-))m

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Sam, such a lovely sparkly background and gorgeous ornaments.

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for CCAYR April challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for April - I'd love to see it there too. x

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is simply gorgeous, love the colours too, huggles Pops x x

Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sue said...

Sam, what a gorgeous card. Love the technique you did, colors are fabulous. I just bought the bakers twine with the silver and gold too, at our Hobby Lobby store in the sewing section. Haven't used mine yet, but now you have inspired me!


nnalorac said...

Gorgeous glitzy Christmas card, like ve the embossing. Thanks for sharing on AzyL
I. Carol xx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

So beautiful.
I love all the sparkle and shine.
Caroline xxx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Sam, I love the colours and wonderful sparkle.
Hugs Sue xx

debby4000 said...

Your Christmas card is fabulous, love those baubles.

Zw@@n said...

Gorgeous and sparkling card, Sam. I love the colours and the background. Thank you for joining us at As You Like It. Luv, Wilma