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Saturday, 26 November 2016

Rudolph Day



Last Rudolph Day challenge for this year, its been a great challenge , many thanks for Mo for running it. For my card this time I've used a lot of die cuts, I was thinking it would be a quick way to make a batch of cards but it took for ever to do all the die cutting for six cards and my room looked likes there had been a blizzard with all the dots out of the centre die, I have used four dies, one embossing folder and two stamps on here, I simply had to make some cards with this gorgeous Crafty Individuals Robin stamp, coloured quite simply using blending sponges and memento inks.

Allsorts Challenge              - Anything Christmas
Creative With Stamps Challenge - Use a bird stamp
Happy Little Stampers - anything goes with dies



17 comments:

  1. Oh Joan what a lovely combination, great embossing with circular sentiment nicely juxtaposed with the pretty Christmas bird, well done!!
    Thanks for sharing,
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

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  2. Robin's are my favourite birds and what a great design this is!
    http://myperfectlifeuk.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. The die cut backing looks so effective Joan - even if you did end up with a blizzard ! It's a really elegant looking card and I sp pleased you shared with with us at Allsorts, many thanks for joining in.

    B x

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  4. This is a lovely card Joan and you've done a wonderful job colouring the Robin. It's such a beautiful stamp and looks just perfect in the foreground of your card. Happy crafting, Sandra x

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  5. Hi Joan,
    what a very gorgeous card.
    I love the design of this, and that Robin really steals the scene as it is gorgeous.
    Thank you for joining the Rudolf Challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. GD

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  6. So beautiful, thanks for joining us at Allsorts, xxxx

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  7. I just love this Joan, fantastic background i really do love that Robin stamp he's so beautiful , you have coloured him beautifully, well worth all the mess...

    Hugs Babs

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  8. So incredibly you used punch background! Adding poinsettia you made the whole thing looks like a Christmas wreath. WOW! Great idea. I also love this beautifully painted bird. I love this card.
    Hugs,
    BozenA

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  9. This is so beautiful Joan. I love the way you used all the die-cuts and your robin is really wonderful. Thanks for joining us at the Rudolph Days challenge xx

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  10. Gorgeous card Joan. The robin looks so realistic! I know just what you mean about all the bits from diecutting- my room is just the same.

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  11. I adore that robin Joan and the background with the snow embossing and the pretty cut out dot circle, poinsettia and holly looks great with it. I love that bare branch the robin is sitting on too. Thank you for joining in with the November Rudolph Days Challenge. x

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  12. Gorgeous - I can see that the batch baking might be a pretty massive task though!
    Jane

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  13. Beautiful card, all the pieces go so well together! What a great idea to use the centre circle die like that too. Gwendolyn -desperatehousewifecraft.wordpress.com

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  14. This is a beautiful card, The robin is lovely and you did a great colouring job on him. I love the way you used the die cuts too.
    Jean x

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  15. Awesome card. I love the background, the sentiment and of course the bird. Beautiful card. I am so glad you joined us at Creative with Stamps. (in order to have a chance to win.. you need to add the challenge graphic to your blog- the one saying what the challenge is) I love this card.

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  16. I am smiling about your comment that the room was covered in dies. I do know the feeling!Mine is a fright at the moment too!

    Youe card was well worth the effort though. It is really lovely. The bird is such a lovely stamp and I really like your card design.

    Thanks for taking part in the November Rudolph Days Challenge.

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  17. Such a sweet and adorable card. Thank You for playing along with HLS Anything Goes with Dies.

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