Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Tuesday Talk

The current challenge at Uniko Studio is Anything Goes or Anything Goes & this sketch.

http://www.unikostudio.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/uniko-studio-challenge-no-16-christmas.html

 And Less is More want:
Jingle all the Way!
For this we would like to see some reference to any of these things.... bells, reindeer, Santa, elves, stockings, presents, decorations, Christmas songs/music/instruments... in fact anything Christmassy!

showCASed   Oh and a thank you for showcasing my card last week!

Well as you probably know I have a mass of Uniko Studio stamps, so even though it's not a requirement for their challenge I still went ahead and raided my stash to make this Christmas card. Only one present but I'm hoping that satisfies the criteria for Less is More.


I used a little square of hessian with the edges all frayed as a backdrop to my holographic in your face postage stamp. Kinda liking the contrast between the matte and shiny.


I stamped the parcel and bow onto Christmas paper before fussy cutting and mounting it onto pads.



I combined a sentiment from two different stamp sets and added three sequins to draw the eye.

Supplies:
Stamps: Uniko Studio, A Gift For You & All Occasion Sentiments#4
Inks: SU, cherry cobbler
Die: do crafts, postage stamp
Hessian, sequins, paper & card scraps from my stash

So glad you dropped by today, thanks for your time.

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7 comments:

  1. Jane this is fantastic and sparkly.
    Always love those Uniko stamps popping in and how resourceful you are using this for a Christmas make.
    Thanks as always for joining the LIM challenge and sharing your superb cards
    Sarah
    Less is More

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  2. Oh you stamped fussy cut that little present! I thought it was a die cut embellishment - its gorgeous!!! Love the shiny postage stamp and the hessian underneath is a perfect contrast indeed! Lovely!

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  3. Wow Jane, love this mix of hessian and shines paper and what a great idea to use this stamp for a XMas card...I have had and not sure why I hadn't thought of that but thank you for the reminder. Thanks for sharing with us at Uniko x

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  4. This is SO pretty Jane!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  5. Ooh that hessian looks fab Jane, great card!
    Thank you for joining us at Less is More this week
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  6. Just gorgeous!!! Love all the layering and great idea to use the gift stamp!! Thanks for playing along in the Uniko Studio challenge!

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