Sunday 30 June 2013

CHNC challenge extra for July

Can you believe that today is 1 July? How fast the year is going - it does seem true that the older you get, the faster time goes.

So it's time for CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd like to see any and all of the Christmas cards you make throughout the month.

And here is my first Christmas card for July, using the 'Nativity, Mary and Joseph' image kindly supplied by Bugaboo Stamps, the sponsor of CHNC challenge extra for July. I coloured the image with promarkers (the background is so pastel that it almost looks white here) and tore around a perspex oval template, inking the torn edges with a promarker.

The papers were magazine freebies. The little crocheted flowers are some that I've had for ages.

This is also for:

Merry Monday: anything goes Christmas
The squirrel and the fox 47: Christmas in July
Jingle belles: we wish you a digital Christmas
Sentimental Sundays 161: all things digital
My heart pieces: use a digi stamp
It's all about the vintage and beautiy 46: distress and tear
Passion for promarkers 204: name that tune - inspired by a song: Little donkey
Digi haven: fun with flowers
Creative moments 20: flowers
Crafty catz 189: say it with flowers
Left of center 9: use a sentiment on the front
A random Thursday 3: anything goes
613 avenue create 26: anything goes
One stitch at a time 170: anything goes
Lacy sunshine 11: anything goes
Platypus creek 35: anything goes
Hiding in my craftroom 104: freestyle
QKR stampede 45: anything goes
Crafting by designs: anything goes
Simon says: anything goes
Sister act 13: anything goes
Make it Monday 147
Inspire me Fridays 109
52 card pickup 2.26

Sweet pea stampers - exciting news!

I'm delighted to say that I was invited to join the design team on Sweet pea stampers - you can read about it here. There are changes ahead for Sweet pea stampers - there will now be two teams of designers, moving from a monthly challenge to fortnightly.