Sunday, 30 December 2012

A sneak peek...



You’ll have to forgive me if I keep posting Christmas projects for a while – I was so busy making before Christmas that I didn’t have time to post them all.

But here’s one that looks backwards to Christmas while looking forward to next year. I don’t think this was intended as a Christmas stamp but I thought it would be perfect... until I realised it wasn’t a postbox but a phone box. Never mind, by the time the penny had dropped, I’d already coloured half a dozen of them in!

I sent this card to all my club members in December, as well as to everyone else who placed an order... and some friends and relatives, too. I did end up regretting it being such a high-maintenance card!

I began by stamping the phone box in Basic Gray and colouring it in using blender pens and reinkers. The top card shown here isn’t my best effort... I did get better at it the more I did! I stamped the greeting in Cherry Cobbler and then used the splodge stamp from French Foliage to stamp the snow in Whisper White craft ink.

Beneath the phone box I put a smear of  Dazzling Details and then I sprayed the whole lot using Champagne Mist Shimmer spray. You can’t see it here but they really do sparkle!

Where’s the stamp from? Well you’ll just have to wait and see. Suffice to say that you can’t put a price on it... I think you know where I’m coming from!

Stamps: Feeling Sentimental, Greetings of the Season, French Foliage
Cardstock: Cherry Cobbler, Sahara Sand (some were Crumb Cake)
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Basic Gray, Whisper White
Accessories: Dazzling Details, Blender Pens, Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint

All products by Stampin’ Up!®

2 comments:

  1. Gosh Lindsey these cards are stunning , I love Post Boxes and Telephone Boxes.
    Carol x

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  2. I loved this card - thank you! Thought it was the perfect card coming from England! :)

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