Saturday 31 October 2015

C4C 310 - Christmas Card

Good morning friends

It's Saturday and that means a new challenge at the Crazy 4 Challenges BlogJessie Rone is our Hostess for October, with Tangii Crain as our Guest Designer. Jessie's challenge this week is to make a Christmas Card.

So, even though it's Halloween today, I have a Christmas card to share!

The snowflake was die cut from white card stock, then coloured with pearlescent PanPastels. The outer edge of the label was done the same way. I love the shimmer that the Pastels give the pieces.

Inside is a Pop-up - a die that I've had for a very long time but have only used a couple of times. The last time was well over a year ago and when I used it this time I realized why I like the Pop-it Ups dies by Karen Burniston so much. They just work. This one was a royal pain to get to fold properly, and if you were a beginner at Pop-Up's it would definitely be frustrating.

It came out OK in the end, with all the colour being added with PanPastels.

LOVE the new calligraphy dies at Elizabeth Craft Designs. They are by artist Suzanne Cannon and they are just gorgeous. This one was layered over several layers of snowbanks, cut with the Outdoor and Beach Edges Pop-it Ups dies.

Check out the C4C blog to see how the Crazies have been inspired by the challenge. We'd sure love to see your take on it, so be sure to stop by the Crazy 4 Challenges blog and link up your creations. If you are uploading to an online gallery, please use the keyword C4C310.

Pop-Up Stencil - Joy Crafts
White card stock
Pan Pastels, Kits #2 & #3 - Elizabeth Craft designs
Hairspray (to set the pastels)
Outdoor edges, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Beach Edges Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Patterned paper - Fancy Pants
Merry Christmas - Elizabeth Craft Designs
Metal Shim - Elizabeth Craft Designs
Blue card stock - Papertrey Ink
Fine point tweezers - Elizabeth Craft Designs
Katie Accordion (Stitched label), Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Snowflake die - Elizabeth Craft Designs
Pearlescent Pan Pastels
Words - Stampin' Up

Thanks for stopping by today


  1. Wonderful card Karen- you have alltime so fantastic pop up dies!
    I dont have 1 :-(


  2. Loving the scene you have created inside the card.


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