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I started this blog in April 2012 so I could join Challenges. I am now on some design teams. I hope you like my cards. I started stamping in 1995 but my cards are still mostly cute.
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Saturday, 16 November 2019

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas challenge 464 - use some glitter

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas challenge 464 - anything Christmas with optional theme use some glitter
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/


I use old stamps I have had for a long time.
I stamped stars onto gloss card with versamark ink and embossed with gold embossing powder.
Then brayered over with Kaleidacolor raised rainbow dye inkpad fruitcake which I have also had for a long time.
Stamped Stamp It stamp on top.  (Stamp is not very clear, that is why I use mostly digital stamps now as they are easier on my sore hands)
Added lots of glitter.
Layered all onto red card and added more glitter.

I hope you will go over and see the lovely work by the design team and join in the challenge.

I would like to add my card to the following:

Addicted to stamps 179 - anything goes-must have stamping
https://addicted-to-stamps-challenge.blogspot.com/2019/11/challenge-179.html

Addicted to Stamps and More 367 - make your mark
http://addictedtostamps-challenge.blogspot.com/2019/11/challenge-367-make-your-mark.html

CCC Digi Creations 109 - Christmas
https://cccdigicreations.blogspot.com/2019/11/challenge-109-christmas.html

Country View challenge November - hand stamped
http://countryviewchallenges.blogspot.com/2019/11/november-2019-hand-stamped.html

Crafty Animals 32 - anything with an animal
http://craftyanimals.blogspot.com/2019/11/challenge-32.html

Daisy Chain 36 - Christmas/winter
http://daisychainchallenge.blogspot.com/2019/11/challenge-36-christmaswinter.html

Lavinia World challenge 13 - anything hand stamped
https://laviniaworldchallenges.blogspot.com/2019/11/lavinia-world-challenges-13.html

Merry Little Christmas 16 - anything Christmas
https://merrylittlechristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/2019/11/mlccb-16-november-anything-christmas.html

Pearly Sparkles 46 - Christmas
https://pearlysparkleschallenge.blogspot.com/2019/11/challenge-46-christmas.html

Sweet Stampers 38 - Christmas
https://sweetstamperschallenge.blogspot.com/2019/11/38-christmas.html


19 comments:

Donna Ellis said...

Wow, Margaret! What an interesting use of products and fabulous creation! The collage scene is lovely, and your use of color is glorious! I like your sparkly frame on 3 sides, too! It was a pleasure seeing your pretty card at Lavinia World Challenges >. Hope you join us frequently in the future.
Smiles,
Donna
{Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

bolletjelucky.blogspot.com said...

You've made a beautiful card with a lovely background. Great looking scene.
Thank you for joining the challenge at Addicted To Stamps Challengeblog.
Greetings Miranda (dt-ATSC)

BrendaB said...

I love the background and the sparkle! Thanks for joining us at Merry Little Christmas challenges

Anne Temple said...

What a wonderful Christmas card. I love the background you've created too. Thanks for sharing it with us for the Lavinia World Challenges #13. :-)

Alina Florea said...

Lovely project! I really like the colors you used for the background. :) Thank you for playing with us over at Lavinia World challenge! Hugs, Alina DT

Nonnie's Cards and Gifts said...

Beautiful card- the background is pretty. Thank you for crafting with us at Lavinia World Challenges. Vicki- DT

Grandma Bonnie said...

What a beautiful card, Margaret! I love your creativity! Thank you for sharing your card with us at Lavinia World Challenge!
Lavinia World DT - Bonnie

Craftyfield said...

Yes the stamping isn't perfectly clear but that is the charm of a hand stamped creation, unique to each of us! Plus, if anyone asks, you can always say that the 3 wise men are entering a blizzard of snow... Thank you so much for joining us in our Country View Challenge this month!

Julie Odil said...

This is fantiastic Margaret. The colors are so pretty! Thanks so much for joining us at Lavinia World challenges. Julie, DT member

Steph Ackerman said...

Such a wonderful card. Thanks for sharing at Lavinia World challenges.

Monika Gulyas said...

Beautiful Christmas card! I love the stamping and the glitters. Yes, the three wise men are not totally clear but it makes your card interesting. But if it bothers you, try the Misti stamping tool or the Tim Holtz stamping platform - with these tools the stamping is effortless and always perfect. Thank you for joining the November challenge of the Country View Challenges!

Fikreta said...

beautiful card!

cass said...

Beautiful Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at Pearly Sparkles this month for our "Christmas" Challenge.

foleysfriend said...

Gorgeous! I love the brayered background. About the “imperfect” stamping, I love the vintage, distressed feel it gave to your card. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to a Stamps and More.

sue n.

Lori Kobular said...

Such a beautiful Christmas card! Your background looks lovely! Thanks for sharing with us at Lavinia World Challenges!

Kuni said...

Your card is wonderful.
Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.
Hugs
Kuni

Lisa J said...

Lovely card and the colours are fab. Thanks for playing along with us at Crafty Animals. Lisa DT

anncreatief said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Unicorn. Have a nice day,.. Succes!!
DT Anneke

BrendaB said...

Beautiful card! I love the multi colored background! Thanks for joining us at Merry Little Christmas challenges