Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Cardabilities #108

Hello again! Here in Oz we're having a short week thanks to the long weekend, so I thought I had heaps of time this week but in actual fact it's Tuesday already. Anyway I made a start on my Christmas cards over the long weekend and I have this new fab die that I wanted to try out. I've also been wanting to enter a challenge over at CARDABILITIES, so I decided to combine my Christmas card with the new challenge.

As usual I had trouble getting the light just right for this pic :(  The background is made from a "Crafty Ann" die. It's the first time I've used this particular brand so it took me a while to get my "sandwich" for the Big Shot just right. You can see how intricate the pattern is.

Once again I have gone with Aqua/white/silver as a colour scheme this year - but I have made some cards in the tradional colours as well. The flowers are the "Vintage Floret" die from Heartfelt Creations and the snow flakes are from Die-namics. I filled the flower centres with micro beads - a very messy/fiddley job I must admit. I also embossed the sentiment with silver embossing powder.

Here is another card I made with the same die but with plain white cardstock:

Thanks for looking. There is some wonderful creations by the DT over at Cardabilities so pop on over and have a look :)


  1. Wow Awesome die... looks great (and so different) on both cards. I seriously need to get down to doing my Christmas cards... thanks for the reminder and the inspiration.

  2. Thanks for joining in at Cardabilities. A very delicate card.

  3. Beautiful work with die cuts!! Thanks for playing along with us at Cardabilities!

  4. These are are so amazing and beautiful! Love the stunning colouring and die-cuts! ;-)

  5. Beautiful cards Jo, your work is always of such a high standard