Monday, 28 September 2015

A Dog is Not Just for Christmas

Hello.  Welcome.  A special hi and hello to Rachel and Shaz in Oz.  So happy to have you as new followers.  Hugz all round.  

I missed the red moon last night.  It was big and bright and clear til about midnight then it clouded up.  Then about 1am I gave up and went to bed.  Since it wasn't doing it's dance til 3am I decided I'd just catch it next time LOL.  Hoping I'm still around in 2033 and the whole thing happens at a more civillised hour ho ho.  

Talking of ho ho, I decided a little non-traditional xmas crafting was in order



I stamped High Hopes Andy and Patch Block, embossed and watercoloured.  Then I fussy cut, removing the background inside the frame as well and mounted it over some MME christmas tree paper.  I added a polka dot layer and mounted on a grey base card I smooched with Stormy Sky distress ink.  The die cut sentiment is part of Memory Box Merry Christmas to all.  I also took some of the smaller elements from the die cut and added to the image panel

Joining the fun at
High Hopes Stamps Challenge - Christmas/Halloween
Memory Box Challenge 4 - Terrific Trees
Repeat Impressions Sketch S2315
OCS Challenge - Christmas/Halloween
Share The Joy Challenge 4 - CAS 

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

7 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing this with us at The House That Stamps Built Sketch Challenge. Hope you'll join us again soon!

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  2. So super cute..... & against that gorgeous background that makes him really pop! Love it:):)

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  3. You always make the cutest cards Gail and this one is so very cute.
    Julie x

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  4. So sweet! I love how you used a non Christmas stamp but made it into a gorgeous Christmas card, brilliant! thank for playing along with us over at High Hopes Stamps!

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  5. Awww . . . how cute! Love that background and how you layered your image over the patterned paper. Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  6. What a fun, non traditional Christmas card. I love the Merry Christmas die you used.
    Thank you for playing along in our challenge at High Hopes Stamps.

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  7. lovely coloring
    and great using non traditional color for christmas card Gail
    great card

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