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Friday, 17 September 2010

Monochrome - Winter Wonderland

What a fabulous challenge this week - chosen by my fab teamie Kate - Monochrome is a great classy look all year round. Can you tell I am in love with my brilliant Tim Holtz stamps? Most of these were Christmas presents last year so its great to be putting them to good use.
I've gone for Red and white for a Scandinavian feel - Red is so lush for Christmas don't you think? and how handsome is this Santa too?

All the stamps are Tim Holtz apart for the ones stamped in black which are from Butterfly Kisses. I have used crimson red archival ink onto this glossy card stock which was a mistake buy - I hadn't realised it was glossy and thought it would not work for stamping - how wrong I was - this looks like it has been printed onto photo paper in real life!

The card is a whopping 8 1/2 inch gatefold card which I got from the Kanban outlet shop thinking it was 8 inch square and I now have no envelope for it! This collage style of stamping is what I am demonstrating at The Stamping club November session at The Stamp man so everyone attending that day will get the chance to make a card in this style but with blue not red. So this was a great sample to make for the session to show a different colour way. You can find out more on my other blog here just check out the tabs at the top for fun sessions at The Stamp Man.
Now Winter Wonderland is sponsored this week by the lovely Teri from Delicious doodles and quite honestly I can't think of a better name for the shop so do check it out. My team mates have all chosen a different colour for their Monochrome cards too so have a peep here
Lots to do are also having a Monochrome week so Im entering this there too x
Have a great Friday Winter Wonderlanders xx


  1. Such fabulous stamps might look out for some at the next craft show and love the colours absolutely stunning and totally not you would expect, love how you manage to create such stunners from every challenge (envy going on)
    have a great weekend hun
    Hugs Kate xx

  2. Janet this is amazing, I wouldn't know where to begin to make this style of card. Very stylish. Marianne x

  3. Gorgeous special card my friend love how you combined all the stamps and yes that red is indeed lush. thank you for sharing with us at LTD this week. xx Zoe

  4. What a very wonderful card, love it

  5. OH WOW what a stunning card,looks fab

  6. So beautiful! Love your choice of tones.

  7. Stunning what a gorgeous tradtional Santa , hes just fab

  8. Stunning card and what fab stamps
    Thanks for sharing with Lotstodo Challenge x Alison

  9. Absolutely stunning - fabulous stamps and gorgeous colouring

    Thanks for sharing with the Lotstodo Challenge x Hilda

  10. Lovely..... Things look very different stamped in different colours.......I must stay away from the black inkpad!

  11. Gorgeous card - at first I thought there were two. Someone will be lucky to receive this from you.


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