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Wednesday 30 September 2015

Quick and easy Christmas from Chocolate Baroque

Good morning folks, how's your week going? Wednesday already so its downhill until the weekend. I'm rushing off to work but I just wanted to share this card and remind you about the fabulous colour challenge over at Chocolate Baroque Challenge, pop over and check out the colour palette and all the inspiration from my teamies. There are also some lovely freebie downloads available regularly too.

This card was made using a scrap of kraft card, folded in half and stencilled with a Dutch Doobadoo brick stencil, texture paste and distress inks. I'd already made the topper using a stamp from Christmas Candlelight. I'd actually made it to put in a little Christmas decoration (I can't remember what they are called doh!! -the shaker ones full of water and glitter) but mine seem to have sprung a leak so had to go in the bin. The image was coloured with Sakura Stardust pens, I love these pens but hardly every use them these days. The sentiment is also from Chocolate Baroque, cut out and layered up with foam pads.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Christmas Card Challenges: anything goes
Crafting with dragonflies: anything goes
Craft your passion: anything goes
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas: stick it down
Ooh La La: kraft
Papertake Weekly: Christmas

Thanks so much for visiting today
Claire xx


  1. How different and lovely, thanks for playing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

  2. A really lovely card for Christmas Claire. I love the embossed brickwork. Thank you for laying along at Crafting with Dragonflies. Wynn DT

  3. Beautiful card, Claire! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges. Marsha DT @ SCCC

  4. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 248 - hope to see you again soon

  5. Very nice. Love the background you created. Thanks so much for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.

  6. Thank you for joining Craft Your Passion Challenge#281 with your wonderful creation. Good luck!

  7. This is a fabulous card, such a brilliant brick background.
    Thank you for joining us at Ooh La La Creations.


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