Sunday, 6 January 2019

Christmas Card #1

It's been a horrible icky damp drizzly and dark old day today.  I think we've had the lights on all day, so other than housework and making soup for lunches I did very little else!

So I took the opportunity to join in my buddy Jo's new Christmas Kickstart Challenge - I'm definitely going to try to play along each fortnight.  I find that come Christmas I have a few nicely designed cards and then it's a mad rush for the others, so I'm hoping to avoid that this year!

 My little reindeer is from Hunkydory Crafts - coloured with polychromos and popped up on foam pads.  Lots of clear gloss and sparkle added to his nose and antlers.  My stripy DP is a dark navy, not sure if it just looks black here.

And here's Mum's calendar page, oops, only 6 days late ;)
I used some black and red glitter card for lots of sparkle.  Not sure of the make of the fireworks.

12 comments:

  1. What a sweet card, I love that little Rudolph! n see that this new challenge is going to be bad news for my bank account! Thanks so much for playing along at Christmas Kickstart - just think of all the cards we'll have come December! Jo x

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  2. A lovely card and such a cute reindeer.
    Kath x

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  3. It's been pretty murky here too Lynne, lights and heating on all day, cuddling blankets on laps which means furry kids central heating too!! What a lovely start to your Christmas card pile, cute reindeer and I love the die cut wreath xx

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  4. Two wonderful creations, love the Christmas card and what a great idea to make a handmade calendar!
    Thank you so much for joining us this month at Penny Black and More challenge, and hope you come play along again soon!

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  5. Your reindeer is so cute! I love the navy stripes, too. Such a nice change from the usual Christmas paper designs. I also managed to get a nice start on my 2019 Christmas cards. Like you, I usually manage to get a few done, and then it's a mad rush to finish the rest. So I've made 27 already since Christmas. Pretty proud of myself. Now if I can just keep steadily plodding along on them...

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  6. This is adorable! Love that sweet image! Glad you joined us at FMS!

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  7. This is so cute! And good luck with your Christmas card stash this year! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  8. What a lovely calendar and a great Christmas card too.
    Thanks for sharing with us at PB & More.
    Lynn x
    dT

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  9. Love the silhouette skyline.
    Thanks for joining us at CRAFT.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

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  10. What a lovely and cheerful city scape you've created for January! Thanks for joining us over at Crafting by Designs for our Anything Goes challenge!

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  11. Beautiful creations :) Great calendar! Thanks for joining us at CRAFT challenge this week.

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  12. Love this image and card thanks for sharing at Craft this week and good luck

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