Tuesday, 29 July 2008

First Christmas cards of 2008



These cards were made for two different challenges. Firstly, the square card has been made for the Artistic Stamper July challenge which is "Christmas in July" The A5 card is my entry for the Papertake Weekly challenge which was to make a Christmas Card.Both cards have the fabulous Madonna & Child stamp by Linda Luckin on them.The stamp can be obtained from The Artistic Stamper. For the square card the image was coloured with glimmer chalks.The image was matted on some blue Bazzill. I also cut a mat from the same blue Bazzil and attached this to the card blank. Then I matted a smaller piece of patterned paper which is by Heidi Grace,is embossed and utterly delicious.The image was mounted on foam pads to give some dimension and a peel-off greeting was added.
The other image was coloured with watercolour pencils. I matted it onto yellow and then blue Bazzill cardstock. I used some paper from my stash and cut a mat slightly smaller than A5 which I placed on the card blank. I then cut a narrow strip of yellow Bazzill and placed it horizontally across the card. The image was then placed towards the top of this strip, again on foam pads. A peel-off greeting was placed to the side of the image to complete the card.

16 comments:

Linda Elbourne said...

They are lovely Shazza - well done you X

Andrea said...

fab cards Shazza x

made by fifi said...

lovely cards shazza xx

Debbie said...

Beautiful cards Sharon.

Debbie x

Sue said...

these are both lovely:)

sue
xx

craftytrog said...

Lovely cards Shazza! xx

theysaywordscanbleed said...

great cards!

arlene,
Lakewood florist

Jennie said...

Gorgeous cards and thank you for joining in the challenge
Jennie x

TinaB said...

Stunning!!! Love these cards xx

Rach said...

gorgeous cards Sharon. well done. hugs rach.xx

My Paper World said...

They are both BEAUTIFUL Sharon! I especially love the soft shading on the first one with the glimmer chalks! That looks so pretty! xx

craftyscot said...

thank you everyone, the top one is my fave too
xxx

Lesley said...

Great cards Shazza - I must start mine soon! xx

Arline said...

Lovely cards!xx

Jilli said...

Great cards!

steph said...

Fab cards! Thanks for joining us for the challenge! xet