Tuesday, 5 December 2017

It 'Really Is' starting to look like Christmas

It's nearly 'That Time of the Year"
Only a few weeks till the most important Gentleman 
of the Year flies all over the world to the delight of
all the boys & girls!
Have you finished your Christmas Cards?
Better get crackin' if you haven't.
we give you one last chance to  
add to the few you are short of.
This month our Optional Twist for our 
Anything Goes December Christmas Challenge
is to use a Stencil. Right up my alley!
I was soooooooooooo happy with 
how this card turned out.
 I recently purchase some ArtDeco Crackle Paste 
and was anxious to try it out.
I inked my background with Tim's
Oxide inks with a touch of PearEx Powder.
(you would have seen it used Here )
 adding the crackle paste and while wet
 some Elizabeth Craft Design Cool Diamonds glitter
 then waited till it dried - Love the result!
This was backed with some snowflakes from SU.
My papers are Metallic to match as my card base
and Galaxy behind my deer.
Sentiment is unknown.

And you know that -
Our winner for this challenge will receive
 a $20 coupon to spend at the shop! 
Check out all the details HERE

Thanks for dropping in. 
Don't forget to pop over and see what my Team Mates
created and come join in the fun for our last 
Christmas Challenge of the Year.
In saying that I would like to wish you all
A Very Merry Christmas.


Shona Erlenborn said...

Gorgeous Ina! As for finished Christmas cards - I've not even started! Hope to get "cracking" today - you've inspired me with this stenciled idea!

Bobby said...

I love this, Ina. There was a time when I crackled everything. I do have some TH Distress Crackle. I need to try it again.

Cheri said...

Oh, I do love that crackle paint on the deer!!! What a fabulous use of multiple mixed media tools, SS. (, I'm not finished making Christmas cards yet!)

Judy Woodland said...

Wow - this is stunning!!! I love that crackle texture, it adds so much to the card. And I love the color too! Really, really beautiful!!!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Wonderful card design and I love the colors.

Kathy Krug said...

wonderful design for the crackle paste. Love the background for the stenciled deer.

Linda said...

Oh doesn't that crackly reindeer look fabulous Ina! Love it!

Loll said...

Loving this design, Ina! Beautiful colours for your background, but it's the crackle deer that is the star of the card. Awesome!! xx

Jane said...

Super strong and masculine looking card with that crackly stag.

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Ina! Love the snowflake stamped white panel, and that fabulous background for the awesome crackled stag. A feast for the eyes!!!

Mac Mable said...

Wow...This is one special card. The crackle effect is wonderful and the layout and colour is perfect x

Inkyfingers said...

Oh my Ina - your crackled stag is awesome! What a great card.
Have a very Happy Christmas.
Carol x

Linda said...

This is gorgeous .... I love the crackle xx

Bo┼╝enA said...

WOW! Your deer looks like it was from cracking ice! A brilliant idea!

Nonni said...

Your deer looks fantastic! I love the look of that cradle paste. Beautiful with many blue details too!

Greta said...

I've never used crackle paste, but boy do you make me want to try it! Absolutely love this beautiful card!

Bonnie said...

I love all the texture and depth of this card, Ina!