Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Christmas Angel

There's a great sketch challenge at 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown this week and I've used a Lili of the Valley Christmas Angel and papers for my card.  I'm also entering the Christmas Card Challenge which is 'Anything Goes', Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge where 'Anything Goes as long as it's Christmas' and Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra' where 'Anything Goes' every month.


Card blank: 6" x 6" white silk
Image: Lili of the Valley 'Christmas Angels' Art Pad
Die: Spellbinders Nestabilities Standard Circles Large
Embossing: Kars tan embossing mat
Paper: Lili of the Valley 'Classic Christmas'
Other: Wink of Stella

I covered the front of the card blank with red paper.  As I didn't have a large circle die, I put a Pyrex mixing bowl onto the holly paper and cut around it.  The semi-circle was then attached to the left of the card.  I die cut and embossed the angel image and attached it to the centre of the card with foam tape.  To finish I highlighted the angel with a Wink of Stella.

Kath x

21 comments:

  1. Who needs a die when you have a pyres down Kath, step back 10/12 years and we relied on all sorts for our crafting, we are a tad spoilt now. Pretty card, the traditional colours never fail to please.

    B x

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  2. Hi Kath, A cute angel card.

    Hope you've had a lovely day. Sue

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  3. Such a lovely card! I love the sweet image.

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  4. A fabulous Christmas card Kath, lovely rich colours.
    Pauline
    x

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  5. Great card! I love the sweet image & the beautiful papers you've used!
    Hugs
    Dawn x

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  6. A lovely card Kath. I really like the traditional colours. The holly paper is very pretty. Barbxx

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  7. Great take on the sketch and a lovely card.

    Kath x

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  8. Brilliant Kath - a perfect Christmas card and I used to use all manner of things for circles too :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  9. Great card from the sketch Kath. xxx

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  10. Good for you, using your resources to create the large semicircle! :) The holly print coordinates well with the swirling ivy in the image. It's a fabulous card and I'm so glad you've shared it with us at 52CCT! :)

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  11. Such a cute card, Kath! I love the colours too. Thanks for joining us at 52CCT, April x

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  12. I think all card makers are quite resourceful.This is a lovely card .Love the LOTV Art pads . Thanks for sharing your card with us at Christmas card Challenges .

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  13. love the rich Christmas red and green with this beautiful image

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  14. quelle adorable carte Kath, tout mignonne, merci de jouer avec nous chez 52CCT, biz

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  15. Lovely card. Love that sweet image. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenges.

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  16. Like the papers you used, and the cute image, beautifully designed xxx

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  17. This is gorgeous. I really like the way the little angel is framed by the red and the holly paper. Lovely work. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week. Deborah, DT.

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  18. Thanks for joining us at CraftyHazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra for April!!
    Monica - DT

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  20. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

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