Sunday, 21 July 2019

Brainiack Design Moment

Hello.  Welcome.  A bit grey and wet here today so getting a few projects finished.  Had a hunt through a scrap bag and pulled out all the bits of white card that were big enough to do something with.  Even managed to commit a few scraps to the bin as too small/too scraggly or WFT did you save that for.  But the urge to throw stuff away always passes too quickly.......  Luckily the largest white scrap was big enough to stamp this Christmas themed girl from Unity's Conspiracy of Love set.

I decided this ornament theme patterned paper went well with one girl and her christmas tree.  She comes with a bit of background snow and ground and also a star hanging off the christmas tree.  In the interests of fussy cutting simplicity I just cut her out and was going to restamp to get the details.  Then I had an idea!  Do you ever have an idea and then wonder what you were thinking of??  I decided to line the tree up so it looked like one of the background ornaments was hanging off the tip, and then fussy cut the same ornament from another piece of the paper and put it in front of that oval frame I used.  And in my infinite wisdom I decided the red deer would be a wonderful dangle to use.  Well, yes, very cute, but really, fussy cut nightmare!!!  But very cute, eh??  A detail that is hardly noticeable, but the designer thought it worth the effort.  Just this once!!  

So, raspberry card base.  Patterned paper layer cut with Stamplorations Double Stitch Rectangle die.  Oval frame cut from scrap of white card using Sizzix dies.  White ground cut from scrap of white card using Stamplorations Snowy Stitch Landscape die and embossed with Cuttlebug Snowflake folder.  Unity girl stamped and embossed on scrap of white card, coloured with Promarkers and a liitle bit of glitter glue on her hat and fussy cut.  Done!!

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

Joining the fun at
Mod Squad Challenge - Christmas in July
Visions of Sugarplums Challenge - Christmas in July
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge 447
ABC Christmas Challenge - O is for Ornament
Stamplorations Summer Cutplorations Challenge
Stamplorations Summer Theme and Sketch Challenge


  1. Great girl with tree and the layout - TFS @ Mod Squad

  2. What a fab, on trend, card!

    Hugz Tinz

  3. Such a fun card - love the girl with her tree! And yes, I can see what a nightmare it would be to cut out that cute tiny deer - but sometimes you just got to do it! So glad you linked to my Visions of Sugarplums challenge.

  4. Such a fun card with the festive background. Thanks for playing along with us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Looking forward to seeing your creative projects in the future galleries again.

  5. Gorgeous card!
    Thanks so much for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x


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