Saturday, 6 December 2014

Saturday Slot

This week is a colour challenge at CAS Colours & Sketches, but with a twist - a Christmas card using any of the past colour combos. And at Time Out we're being asked to CASE a card by Amy Wanford.

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I chose #86 for my entry.

And picked up on the shape, layers and one of the groups of three from Amy's card.


I used my brand new stamp set from Uniko Studio bought with some of my prize money from way back in September. I am so smitten with this tree and my card came together so quickly I made another....

 and then another....


Wish I could say the same for the photos. It's so dark and gloomy here today I was really struggling to get enough light anywhere in the house and had to resort to dragging a table across the door of the conservatory. And still the embossed doves on the last card hardly show!

Supplies:
Stamps: Uniko Studio, Rustic Christmas
Card 1:
Inks: SU, cherry cobbler & night of navy
Card: vanilla linen from my stash
Card 2:
Inks: SU, cherry cobbler & old olive
Paper: Paper Cellar, squares
Card 3: 
Ink: Memento, rich cocoa; Versamark
Embossing: Personal Impressions, mirror gold
Card: gold mirri board from my stash

I'm also sharing my December Daily pages for 3rd, always going to be at least two days late because I have to live the day, then make my pages and take photos the next day before sharing with you on the third or fourth day - or maybe even later as the month progresses and things start to happen!

So here's the pages as they are in my album


And a closer look at the journalling:


And the evidence of all that internet ordering. And if you think that looks bad you should see the floor!


And that little sequin pocket insert which can be seen from both sides and even more exciting, because I hadn't planned this, it peeks out between tomorrow's pages too!


Thank you so much for dropping by my blog today. I hope you found something to inspire and here's sending you some Christmas sparkle.

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12 comments:

  1. I also LOVE that tree!
    You used it so beautifully Jane!

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  2. I'm so jealous!! I love that tree stamp but haven't been able to purchase it yet, so I don't blame you for making for than one card with it. Your cards are gorgeous and love all the different colours. Very happy to see you at TIME OUT and hope you can come back again soon!

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  3. Love your cards and what you have done in your DD book so far!! Lovely!!

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  4. I also love this set and made have made a few cards using IT, love the different ways you have showcased the card. Thanks for joining us at TIME OUT and why not enter the Uniko challenge too and have a chance to win some more stamps!!

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  5. Another wonderful page for your December Daily. The little sequin pocket looks fabulous. Thanks again for sharing it all with us at Let's December Daily.

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  6. I love all your work - especially the card for CC&S - a great colour combo to choose - thanks for joining in - Jacqueline xx

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  7. WOW! You've been busy & you're rocking that tree :) Thanks SO much for taking the TIME OUT and joining in on the challenge. Hugs Bev x

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  8. These are fabulous! Love the card sets u created !

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  9. It's all starting to look fantastic Jane!!
    Totally love your sequin peek through pocket! Its such a festive addition. Thanks for sharing with 'Let's December Daily'!

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  10. You've created some great stuff with that tree image! I like how you've taken a color combo that I see as somewhat patriotic and turned it into a festive Christmas card. Thanks for joining us this week at CC&S! :)

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  11. Three beautiful cards, great CAS deSign. Thanks for sharing with us ar CC&S
    Louise xx

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  12. Great cards, Jane! They're all so pretty!

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