I am trying to make some cards with a bit of difference for my Christmas Cards. I am actually starting on the 2018 batch of cards now. I finally got enough made for this years bunch so I decided to get a head start on next year. Because I have been reminded this year that what you plan doesn’t always work out – especially long term plans.
Any who onto the card which I’m sure is your main reason for stopping by my little blog today.
Isn’t this such a cute image – well actually we are looking at the merging of 2 images from 2 different companies. We have Cute Dog which is a freebie from All Dressed Up Images and you can get this image here. And the presents stamps came from CC Designs but is now retired.
This card was influenced by 3 different challenges and they are
My most favourite way to start a card – with a sketch. And I love those from the talented designers at Freshly Made Sketches.
then I found
Cute Card Thursday has Festive Colors as their #508 Challenge
All Dressed Up #76 Anything Goes BUT you must use a ADU image.
So I first combined the images plus the sentiment together and printed them off and coloured it up with my Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils. I fussy cut around the image and matted the whole image onto a square of black paper. I decided to go a more masculine route with this card but it could be sent to a family as well. Using up more of my Christmas papers – these papers I am going to miss when I finish using up the pack. And that was it.
Thanks for stopping by and looking at my creation. Please consider liking my post and leaving a comment. But before you leave as always I would like to leave you with this following thought:
As I reflect on what 2017 has bought into my life.
A lot of good has come of it: going to my craft group more often, restarting this blog, surviving my cancer journey and my Son settling into his new school.
Some bad has come as well: the passing of my Mum, my cancer surgery, other health problems
So now I am looking into 2018 and what it may bring my way.