Monday 1 December 2014

HLS December Sketch Challenge

Hello! We are up to our next sketch challenge over at Happy Little Stampers. Wow, it is December.... hopefully this sketch will help you with the last minute cards you need to make.

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Here is my card -

I received some really cool stencils from Loll and I put them straight to work.  You will also see inspiration from Loll over at the HLS blog. She has been working really hard with some new ideas for the forum and we are both really excited about what's coming up. Stay tuned!

I have used Versamark Ink over the stencil and then embossed with black powder. Then I used Distress Inks and sponged my sky. A silver pen was used to create the snow.

I'm not sure if you can tell but I stamped the sentiment in Versamark and then over the top again with black ink. It gives it a really cool shadow effect.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges -

Time Out - Embossing
Inkspirational - Christmas optional twist no red or green
Completely Christmas - AG with twist of something beginning with 'S" (Stencil, Santa, Snow, Sponging)

Thanks so much for looking xx


  1. LOVE this card Kylie. Definitely can see you were inspired by the sketch!! Love the sponged blue sky with the silver dots of snow ... beautiful. And your shadow embossed sentiment is fantastic. Love this CAS sketch and will be using it A LOT! :) Loll xx

  2. Great card! Love the blue and working with stencils is what I like so much... Thank you for taking the TIME OUT and join us.

  3. This is one of my fav cards, love the silhouette and this is a stencil, wow! The shadow sentiment is such a cool idea, thanks for joining us at TIME OUT an Ink x

  4. Spectacular!! The blue is incredible and love it as a background to that wonderful black embossed stamp of santa and his deer. I've never embossed with black yet (been a bit afraid..) but you've totally changed my mind about it and need to give it a go. Always so excited to see you here at TIME OUT!!!

  5. The sky is incredible :) what a beauty

  6. Stunning, Kylie ... the glow in the sky is terrific ... such a wonderful backdrop for that sweet silhouette! Delighted you played along with us at Time Out! Anita :)

  7. Thank you so much for entering our Completely Christmas challenge 40 with your lovely crafting - we hope we'll see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  8. Oh yes I like the effect with the sentiment stamp - must try. Lovely snowy scene ; hope Santa doesn't get lost in it. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next time! Marina

  9. What a beautiful card! The black looks so bold against the blue background. Great scene! Thanks for sharing with us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

  10. congrats for getting Honours at TIME OUT-loved this card x

  11. Yay, Kylie! Congratulations on the HM honor from TIME OUT!! Hugs, Darnell

  12. Congratulations! It's a great achievement receive an award in Time Out. Beautiful card, giving hope that some of these sleds package falls and to us:-).


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