Sunday, 7 July 2013

Christmas in July is still happening!

Yep!
And I have two challenge cards to prove it! LOL

Here Y'are!
Challenge #1 'None traditional colours'!
 
 I would say grey and black are non-traditional, wouldn't you!
My train and the message are from the brand new Christmas in July release PKSC-19
(There are at least 45 stamps in this set alone)! WOW!!!
I stamped my train with Memento black ink and coloured it in with Copics and added white pencil for the boiler and PK's Glistening Snow Writer.  for the 'smoke'.
The DP is from a 6x6 pad. Anita's 'Classic, Christmas Black'.
Not sure it's still available. I've had it for yonks.
 
Challenge #2 card The challenge is 'vacation'.
Well, there are plenty of poeple that take their holidays at the polar regions, so I used my initiative, 
(What little I have), and made a summer holiday scene at the North Pole!
This card uses the adorably cute little boy and girl Gingerbreads from PK-1326
You get the frosting as a stamp too!
The beach ball and umbrella are from last month's release PKSC-18
The pole and sign are from new release PKSC-19
I 'drew' a line of Glistening Snow Writer along the top of the pole and the umbrella.
Then I 'pulled' it down to make it look like dripping snow.
The sun was made by punching a 1and1/2" circle and chopping a bit off the bottom.
I sponged it with Distress ink, Spiced Marmalade.
The 'snow' is made with a Cuttlebug (I think) swirl embossing folder.
I few dots on the umbrella for texture courtesy of my white gel pen finishes it off.

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Have a wonderful Sunday and if, like us here in the UK, you're enjoying high temperatures,
 remember your sun cream!

The bathroom is ready and waiting for the tiler to arrive tomorrow. More disruption, 
but I'm sure it will all be wroth all the much and mess in the end.
Back soon!

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9 comments:

sassy said...

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Creative M said...

They are both adorable!!
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Migdalia
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Marisa said...

Such a cute engine on the first card :) The smoke puffs are adorable and love the touches of glitter. The gingerbread people are having a ball based on the scene you have created -- jsut too cute!!

snappy scrappy said...

Both are too cute!

Patricia St Martin said...

The new stamps are just adorable and I love what you have done with them. The train is adorable love the ice cream for the smoke stack. I think if I was going to the north pole all the time my colors would look like that also.. The vacation guys card is so cute. Fantastic job.
Hugs, Pat

Renee said...

How fun Viv! I think these are two super cute cards! You go girl!!

Hugs

Jackie said...

Both are wonderful cards Viv, but that train one is brilliant, I love it.
Hopefully you will soon be straight again, looking forward to seeing the new bathroom when it's done :o)
Love,
Jackie xx

janner said...

So creative. I love both of them. The train is brilliant. The colours you chose are perfect.
Hugs,
Jan

Cindy said...

These are both ADORABLE Viv, LOVE them both!!!!:)

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