Tuesday, November 18, 2014

In a Flap for November

With hardly any Christmas cards made yet I'm definitely in a bit of a flap in that regard!
"In a Flap" is the name of the November LO idea on The Sketch File Blog and I've used it to make a couple of  cards so far - Christmas cards, so that's at least 2 in the box!
The sketch actually went live a couple of weeks ago but I completely forgot to blog my cards here

 For my first card I used the sketch the "right" way up and used my new star die
 Tools and Materials:
Cream card, Red card
Red and Gold Glitter card
Gold ribbon
Homemade sticker sentiment
Dies: Spellbinder scalloped circle
Sweet Dixie star
Various star punches
The little hearts around the scalloped edge are waste from the 2 star die cuts

Here is the sketch:
For this week's card I turned the sketch upside down to make a snow "hill" for the tree to stand on

 Tools and Materials:
White card
Dark Blue card embossed with "Petite Dots" (Crafters Companion)
Green and Silver Glitter card
Silver cord
Homemade sticker sentiment
Dies: Spellbinder plain circle, Sweet Dixie Tree, Cheery Lynn snowflake plate
Small and tiny star punches

Well, that's it for this time
Thanks for looking


Kaz said...

These are gorgeous Kathy! Love the dies you've used xxx

Anonymous said...

I was going to say exactly the same as Kaz - love the dies and gorgeous cards! x

Kath said...

Lovely cards, I like your new die too!