Saturday, 31 January 2015

52 CCT Sketch Challenge

Here is my DT card for the last challenge of January over at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown.

As there are five Saturdays in the month, it is a 'Pick a Previous'.


I have chosen this sketch from July 2014 as my inspiration.


I have used SU's chevron embossing folder to create the background. I inked the folder with Old Olive and Pistachio Pudding inks and spritzed it with Tattered Angels Pearl Glimmer Mist. I then placed a piece of watercolour paper on top. The tree and pine needle stamps are from Gossamer Blue's Get Happy set, but I have added a couple of little birds from SU's White Christmas. There are also touches of Cosmic Shimmer and tiny stars of silver Glimmer Paper on the branches. I do hope that you will join us over at 52 CCT! April x


  1. love the layering - sweet card

  2. Lovely card. I do like the watercolour effect behind the lovely Christmas tree - lots of lovely sparkle here. Love the tiny red birds too!

  3. I love your stylish and artistic card - great water colour technique. I love your attention to detail too. This would look perfectly at home in one of those fancy high street stores - it's wonderful. Hugs, Gill xx

  4. Thanks for your lovely comment Gill! I wish I could say the same about my house, but crafting comes first! April xx

  5. April, nous avons beaucoup de go├╗t en commun, j'aime ton interpr├ętation, chic et moderne, biz

    1. Thanks so much Fabiola! Yes, I think we do have similar tastes in common :-) Xx

  6. Looks like the two of us were on the same wavelength with trees! :) I like the rustic look of your card.

  7. Love how you got lots of detail in the card.
    Julie T


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