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Monday, 1 December 2014

Christmas Songs at Vintage Stamping Challenges

Good morning my lovelies, eeek can you believe its December 1st already?? I am soooooo  not ready for Christmas this year but at least I've got a few cards made and here's another one. This card is my project for our new challenge at Vintage Stamping Challenges where our theme is 'Christmas Songs'. and I've been inspired by 'Driving home for Christmas'. Our lucky winner will receive a fabby prize of a $20 voucher from those lovely folk at Flonzcraft. You don't have to create a vintage project to play along but don't forget to make sure the focus of your project is stamping (no digis allowed)

This was a really quick and easy card, I used a shaped and embossed card blank and cut some white card to fit the top panel. I used two stamps from Flonzcraft to create my little scene, using tape to mask of the parts of the stamps I didn't want to use. I've used Postman Carry Gifts and Children Decorating Christmas Tree. I stamped the images and used a black fineliner pen to extend the hill in the background. I masked the moon and used a stencil brush to dust on some black soot distress ink. The sentiment is from Christmas Songs, all the stamps are available from Flonzcraft.

I added some glamour dust for a snowy sparkle and a few dots of red stickles, to fnish off I've added black gingham ribbon and a bow.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Aud Sentiments: December holiday sentiment
Fussy and Fancy: Happy Holidays
Moving along with the Times: inspired by a song
My Sheri Crafts: oh Christmas Tree
Southern Girls: Celebrations
Sugar Creek Hollow: vintage Christmas in non traditional colours

have a great day and thanks for visiting today
Claire xx


  1. It is scare it's so close Claire, seems to ahve crept up on us rather quickly.

    A lovely Vintage seasonal scene.

    B x

  2. Gorgeous Christmas card Claire, your card looks anything but quick and easy, love it.
    Irene x

  3. What a fantastic idea to combine the 2 stamps. Your scene is really successful and you've given me new ideas.

  4. You have created such an atmospheric card, I love the splash of colour on the tree. Fab design 😊

  5. stunning
    thanks for playing with us at fussy and fancy

  6. A beautiful card Claire, its a gorgeous winter scene. Thank you for sharing it with us at SCH as well.

  7. wow, gorgeous feeling you've created xx love it xx thank you for joining our current challenge over at
    Sandie (Aud Sentiments DT)

  8. Fabulous card.Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

  9. Love this card! Wonderful scene! Love the shape of the card as well! Very creative! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

  10. One very impressive DT make Claire especially those colours all I can say is WOW.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x

  11. Fabulous scene!! Love how you combined the images!! The coloring on the sky is really pretty!

  12. Ah this is super, what a great card, Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, Love Hazel (Didos) xx

  13. A great card and I love the stamps you used.....Thanx for joining us at SCH.
    Hugz Plony.

  14. Wows ow love this, love the monochrome look with the tiny pop of red, lush!!! Hugs Juls xx

  15. Stunning card. Love the elegance and simplicity of the gingham bow. Gorgeous. Thanks for joining in with our Southern Girl's 100th Challenge celebrations. Good luck with the prize draw! Hugs, Wends x Southern Girls DT

  16. fabulous card, great images & design!
    Glad you joined us for the challenge at Southern Girls hope to see you come back soon!
    ¸..• ´¨¨)) -:¦:-¸.•´ .•´¨¨))*((¸¸.•´ ..•´
    Shell in Alaska ~ SGC~DT ~

  17. Very pretty card! Thank you for sharing at My Sheri Crafts!


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