The challenge is very simple - just to use any shades of Red and Blue on our cards
"I really do love seeing red and blue on Christmas cards or as a theme for your Christmas tree. Something a little non traditional. Hope this weeks challenge kick starts your creativeness ready for the festive season."
My growing snowflake die collection got another workout this week!
The papers are from an old Fancy Pants winter collection, along with some glitter card and pearlised card
The dies are from various manufacturers including memory Box, Poppystamps, Crafters Companion and Sweet Dixie. The small ones are cut using a fabulous 10x10cm plate die by Cheery Lynn - I really use this one loads!
Dawn gave us this photo as a starting point but it was a good job she said any Blue would do!
The snowflake and star "swirl" was originally going to be a simple circle but I got a bit carried away, didn't I? hehe
Gaps are filled in with tiny stars (EK Success punch), and a few dots which are the "waste"that falls when you use some of the border punches - though in this case it was the waste bits I wanted.
I absolutely LOVE the effect of all the tiny snowflakes and stars, even if it was a bit accidental! I'm going to try and use this idea some more, so "watch this space" to see if I actually get round to it!
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