Sunday, 18 November 2012

No pink, no glitter.... can you believe it??

Morning Peeps

Happy Sunday to you all....

Yes, yes, yes, I can manage a whole card without pink and without glitter....and here's the proof!!  I saw something similar to this on Pinterest.... so thought I'd give such a simple card a go... and here is my take on it!

Very, very easy...  the circle is embossed with a circular nestie... using the embossing mat rather than cutting through...  I punched out some holly leaves which I used glossy accents on to make them shine...  I stuck on some red pearls for berries...  I used a Pink Petticoat Christmas sentiment... which I punched out with my favourite Stampin Up word window punch...  then I embossed some lines across the base of the card with an embossing tool.

And there you have it....  I think I can cope with making quite a few of these... they do the heart good after spending a couple of hours yesterday colouring a snowman and his mates..  I never knew snowmen were so damn difficult to colour.... anyway, you'll see the above mentioned card this week sometime... as yet it's only a coloured image with no card behind it!

Whatever you're up to today - enjoy..... I think eldest daughter and I are off to Costco....  not been there before so better keep a tight rein on my purse!  Youngest daughter btw is still travelling the world... she's in Dubai now after being a bridesmaid in India to her friend....(sari and all!), then spending a few days in and around India... looking at the Taj Mahal amongst other things...  and now Dubai for 5 days before jetting off back home to Bermuda... she's certainly a globe trotter!

Big hugs to all
Christine xx

21 comments:

  1. I love the card Christine you have done a fantastic job I love it. Caroline xxx

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  2. Beautiful card Christine, love the design.
    Wendy xx

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  3. I'm in shock!! No pink, no glitter!! LOL I love this card Christine and a very handy design if you have lots of cards to make. x

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  4. Brilliant CAS card Christine. Thank you for telling us how you get the embossing without the cutting, I just tried it and it worked :o)
    Jackie xx

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  5. Hi Christine your so good at CAS creations..the embossing does it for me..love it..BTW did you know there is going to be a HOBBY CRAFT at York? Monks cross where the mamas & papas store used to be across from Asda..so Alison tells me..defo meet up there..lol

    smiles tother Christine x

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  6. Gorgeous Christine...:o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

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  7. Just beautiful, Christine! I find CAS so hard to do but you always rock it!

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  8. totally gorgeous....very effective simply superb hug ssassyxxxxxxx

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  9. Fabulous, I love it and you see the world hasn't come to an end with you not using pink or glitter, lol. Great idea.

    Kath x

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  10. As much as I love both pink and glitter, your card is perfect without them.
    Love the simplicity.
    Annette
    xx

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  11. I love it Christine.
    CAS and perfectly stunning and right up my street :)

    I hope you've had the red carpet cleaned ready for the big visit?

    Big hugs
    Elaine xxx

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  12. simply stunning christine.perfect cas design :D

    xx coops xx

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  13. Just gorgeous card dearest creative friend^_^
    Big hug,
    Sonia

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  14. Perfect CAS design Christine, love it :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  15. I love how simple this is sweetie but how gorgeous it looks I need to try something like this :0)

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  16. Hi Christine - how you are well, great card love the CAS style, I really do need to get that work punch. Hope you enjoyed Costco - my favorite warehouse, especially at this time of year.
    Hugs
    Suzie xx

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  17. Wow! it might have been easy in your words ..but how effective it is. I love it Christine I can see lots of people trying this one...including me....lol
    Hope things went ok, will mail you tomorrow.Just noticed I have been following you around the ITP entries..lol Some lovely entries.
    Hugs Mau xx

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  18. Hi Christine - this is a simply gorgeous card! So effective, elegant, and perfect.
    Hugs, Sylvia xxx

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  19. I love the simplicity of this card Christine...it's just beautiful :) Sarah xx

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  20. Gorgeous CAS card Christine,I love it ! our daughter has travelled all over the world too, it's like taking a bus to them isn't it lol :) Viv xx

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