Friday, December 2, 2011

I love making Xmas cards!


I'm entering this card into the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge # 140, Anything Christmas Challenge.  I sponged the collage with Distress inks Fired Brick, Worn Lipstick, Peeled Paint, Broken China, Faded Jeans and Wild Honey.  I used Copic markers to color in the holly and applied Red Stickles to the berries.  Hero Arts Holiday Sayings and someone nice sent me this stamped collage.  I think it's Hero Arts too.  Love it.

My second card I made early this week.  I thought I'd share it too.

Yellow, green and white?  Well, it works for me.  I was tired of not having a tree just like the one on the car, so  I stamped just the tree (of course you still have the top of the car - simple solution is to CUT the tree out.  I really like the way this turned out - I feel like I'm in a forest.

Hero Arts Car with Tree ( F5528) and Cling Dots (CG139) stamps gave me my car a forest setting.  Copic markers are always my favorites.  I hope you like it too.

6 comments:

Barb said...

I really like it too, Arlene! So adorable, and a great idea to use just the tree for added fun! :)

Nina said...

A great card with a wonderul motiv.

Thanks for joining our "Anything Christmas" challenge at Stamptacular Sunday :)
Hugs, Nina.

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Colleen said...

I love making Christmas cards too!

Linda said...

beautiful cards Arlene! Love how you jus cut off the tree to get more fun out of one stamp!

Tomo H. said...

Wow, the one is great inking, and the other is so adorable and fun! Love your idea! :)