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Sunday, 8 January 2017

Christmas Card Club- Anything Goes

Well, for the first of 2017's challenges, I'm posting a card made for Christmas for my Beloved Hubby.
It features two cheeky robins from a Hobby Arts set, called Round Robins.
The card base is a 7" square deckle edged card, bought when we visited Happy Stampers in October.

 I stamped out two of the robins using Memento Tuxedo Black, and coloured them in using Promarkers. I added the Santa hat, which is also part of the set, and made the furry edge with a little cotton wool and glue.  I cut some backing paper slightly smaller than the card front, and from the offcuts I made a matt for both robins.
The Embossing Folder is from Crafters Companion, called Elegant Snowfall.
 I added this to the Designer paper matt, then placed the robins on top, leaving room for two die-cut elements.
I also added a little sparkle to the hats with some Icicle Stickles.





The Merry Christmas is from Presscut dies, and the 'To my Perfect Husband' is from Tonic Studios, which was from a set of three dies.



Final addition was some white Organza ribbon tied in a knot down the spine.

15 comments:

Christine Harrop said...

Great card Shaz. Love those cheeky robins. Christine xx

Rita said...

Fabulous card Shaz. Love all the details too. Hugs Rita xxx

Helen said...

what fab robins! great card.

Lunch Lady Jan said...

It made me smile!! The robins are brilliant, bet Doug loved the card 💖💖💖
Xxx

misteejay said...

Lovely card Shaz. Those robins are so cute & jolly.
Toni xx

dutchess said...

Happy new year Shaz....I just love these robins I bought them too and made lots of my Christmas tags with them .I love your fun colourful card bet he loved it!.....enjoy the rest of the weekend xxx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A beautiful card, love those chubby robins, they look so happy.
Lorraine

Zoe Tant said...

What a fun combo of stamps to create this cute Santa Robin. Love it so cheerful on this dull Sunday. Happy New Year hugs Zx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Shaz
Fabulous card... love the Robins... love those Dies to...
hugs Sylvie xx

rachel said...

wonderful cards Shaz - great work - just noticed that picture of you with Helen and Mark from Visible Image .... was that taken at Port Sunlight???? Hugs Rachel xx

scrappymo! said...

Your robins card is so lovely! i think they do look like cheeky little robins. very cute and adorable.

I think the sentiment is perfect for you. You always refer to your husband with such loving descriptions!

Welcome to the CCC. I remember you from WOYWW a couple of years ago.You were always so kind and supportive.

cuilliesocks said...

Fabulous card Shaz, love these little Robins, they are so cute, I bought this set last year but not used yet.
Brilliant design and colours, bet your hubby loved it, Kate x

Mrs A. said...

! do like these bright cheerful robins. Hugs Mrs A.

MaryH said...

Sorry to be a day late in commenting, but at least I'm finally having a moment to visit. Nothing can beat a darling cheeky Robin, except 2 of them. This is such a cute image, and I love the way you've done the double matting with this cutie. Love the fur on his Santa hat, and of course, the bold & perfect sentiment. TFS & Happy New Year.

Carol said...

This is fabulous Shaz, love the robins and what gorgeous sentiment dies. Carol x

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