Saturday, July 16, 2016

Saturday Sketch Card: Christmas in July

I love the idea of Christmas in July,
so when I noticed this sketch on the 
I had a Christmas card idea
and while I was at it, it became 3 cards
in a jiffy. Great start for this years cards.

This is the sketch to follow,
fun and easy.

The focal point of the cards is the 
snowman bauble stamp by Michael Strong.
The stamp isstamped with versamark and embossed in silver.
The background is colored with broken china distress ink
and splashed with a little water.The sentiment is
by Stampin'Up! The background paper
is from one of those paper blocks.

Card #2 is done on a plain white folded card
with silver cut out at the bottom (thinlits from
SU!)  and the snowman stamped and embossed in white
and colored with broken china distress ink.

Finally the 3rd  card where the snowman bauble
is stamped and embossed in silver and leaving the
white paper uncolored. 

Each of the baubles is decorated with a snowflake
and a sticky pearl.

Thank you for looking,
have a creative day!


Daffodil Cards said...

Your creativity knows no bounds, WONDERFUL cards with so little ingredients.

Laura said...

Beautiful Christmas cards! Great to get a head start on cards! Love the blue, silver and white color combo. Each of your cards is so pretty I can't pick a favorite! Thanks for sharing!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Hi, Hetty! Your Christmas cards are gorgeous! I love these colours! I've been making festive cards all week! Getting a headstart so it won't be so rushed in November! Have a great weekend!

Maxine D said...

Wow Hetty these are wonderful - a great interpretation of the sketch, and a wonderful set of cards. Love your subtle variations.

Christine Blain said...

You have used our sketch beautifully, Hetty - these cards are gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink this week. :)

Jan said...

Three very pretty cards, Hetty! Your Christmas bauble has so many lovely details and I love how you've varied the colours and backgrounds whilst keeping the same colours - so clever! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week :-)

Jan Castle said...

Great cards make such lovely creations!
Paper Hugs,

KimB said...

What a fabulous trio of cards Hetty - I don't think I can pick a favourite! I love the glints of silver you added to glam up your fun snowman scene. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

Trish *Spring Blossom* said...

Don't you just love it when an idea comes together (and all the more when you get 3 cards out of it!)
I think my favourite is the one with the white background as the white embossed snowman really pops.

JAI Design Team

Anonymous said...

All great cards - great to see that same image in different colours. I like them all. Chantell JAI