Wednesday, 5 August 2015

HLS August Christmas Challenge

Hi there everyone! Today starts a new Christmas Challenge at Happy Little Stampers!

This month our challenge requires you to create anything Christmas, in any style using our word -




That's right! Add some sparkle to your life and your Christmas project.


Here is my DT card -


This was my 4th attempt at creating this card. Geez!! I wanted to mask my snow banks but I really sucked big time and it just wouldn't work for me.

So I settled on using distress inks and a small mask for the moon to create the background. Then I used some die cuts for my snow banks. Cheating? Hmmmm, I preferred the end result lol.

I stamped my sentiment which is from the HLS Mixed Christmas Sentiments set. LOVE this set! When designing it, I just wanted sentiments that you could use on any Christmas Card you wanted to make. I had found that my current collection of stamps didn't really have the sentiments I wanted to be able to use. 

My sparkle was added by using stickles along the edges of the dies. I was going to stamp or emboss some stars in the sky but decided that a white gel pen would be perfect for little dots to create snow.


Here is a look at the stamp set that I used for this card -

Mixed Christmas Sentiments




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14 comments:

  1. Love that soft snowy sky Kylie and your snowbanks look great with the frosty sparkle.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  2. Love this Kylie your inking looks fabulous. Can't wait for my sentiments to arrive! Carol x

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  3. Gorgeous card Kylie. LOVE your moon with it's misty look. Such pretty snowy, night sky and love the snowbanks topped with sparkle. xx

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  4. Delightful, it was certainly worth the effort

    Kathyk

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  5. Those snowbanks really sparkle. And the shimmer behind the moon in that sky really looks what we sometimes see in the winter. This is just a beautiful & sparkling card! The new sentiment set looks great on this one, Kylie!

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  6. Love how the snow banks sparkle! I know the feeling with sponging the snow banks - took me a long time to get that down...lots of thrown away trials...lol! You're not alone. :) :) I love that sentiment, one of the ones that drew me to that set! Love your color choice too. Great card Kylie.

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  7. This is gorgeous Kylie.. Your background is perfect.. and I love how the snowbanks SPARKLE. And to top it all off with a fabulous sentiment.. it works wonderful here. Awesome job

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  8. Love the use of the gel pen for snow in the sky! And the stickles sparkle for the snowbanks is perfect!

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  9. The end result is the important thing and your end result is perfect! Love those sparkling snowbanks!

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  10. Those sparkly snowbanks are gorgeous, Kylie! Totally love this card!

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  11. Gorgeous card, Kylie! I love how you created the effect with your moon, and your sparkly snowbanks are just beautiful!

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  12. oh wow - I love those snowbanks.
    Thanks for the head up on my LIM showcase - feel a bit of a cheat as I cased your idea, but I did credit it as you know. x

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  13. Beautiful winter landscape. I see this glow snow is amazing.
    hugs,
    BozenA

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  14. Gorgeous landscape, love the snow banks. xx

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