Saturday 21 May 2016

Christmas in non traditional colours

Today I am back with something a little 'off season', and thinking about Christmas once again.

I love the effects that you can get by brushing over ton paper to make hills and then adding black silhouette stamps. There are so many wonderful stamps out there to enable you to do this and on these particular cards I have gone to town with the Card-io Christmas range.

I think my favourite thing is the fir trees which are so detailed, even though they are just in outline.

I used just the very top of the branches of a tree to create the bushes too - very easy and very satisfying.

I hope you enjoyed my little bit of Christmas spirit today, and thank you as always for visiting.

Sharon x



  1. Great Christmas cards Sharon. Loving the little people stamps.
    Crafty hugs

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  3. Two gorgeous cards and love the designs. Hugs, Carol S. DT

  4. Very effective technique. Thank you for entering the challenge at CHNC Extra for May.

  5. Beautiful card, I love the Cardio stamps. Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart.

    Pam x

  6. Two wonderful Christmas cards, brilliant designs and great silhouette stamps.

    Love and hugs

  7. Stunning set of cards, love your stamping and how you have made the hills. Thanks for joining us over at the CRAFT Challenge, hope you will join us again and good luck. Jean DT XX

  8. What some amazing non traditional Christmas cards! Love them!

    Thanks for joining us this week @ Penny's Paper Crafty challenge. Hope to see you back again soon :)

  9. Great card love your image and sentiments,thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland,good luck,Lyn DT.

  10. Gorgeous Christmas card, love the sparkle.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin this month, Wedgie xxx


I love to receive your comments, so thanks so much for taking the time to visit me and tell me what you think. Happy crafting! Sharon