Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #154 – Judy’s “All About Christmas” Challenge

This week at Watercooler Wednesday we’re all about Christmas. I decided I wanted to use up some of the pieces of cling wrap painting I did recently, and played around for a little while trying to work out exactly what I wanted to do with it. This is what I came up with in the end.

I started by using a “Merry Christmas” die to cut from a snippet of the painted paper. This die is one I got free with a magazine a couple of years ago. I actually cut two at first and was planning on using them on opposite corners of the card, but couldn’t get it to look how I wanted.

Instead I found a piece of snowflake patterned paper and used a small circle die to cut out one of the large snowflakes to fit in the centre of my die cut sentiment. I used my glue pen to adhere the patterned paper to the die cut.

I then took a large snippet of coordinating patterned paper. This one is from the same paper pad and has the same pattern but with a different colour tone. I cut narrow strips of pearlised blue paper and adhered it to either edge of the snowflake panel, then adhered it to my dark blue card base. Finally I popped up the die cut with foam tape for some added dimension.

I’m happy with this card given that I had no idea where I was going with it when I started. It’s quite unusual for me to have no stamping on a card, and it wasn’t intentional with this one. It’s just how it happened!

Love,

Lady Joyful

Challenges included:

Craftyhazelnut’s Christmas Challenge – Anything Christmas and Optional: Use A Sentiment

HLS Anything Goes With Dies – Use Dies

HLS Christmas Challenge – Anything Goes and Optional: CAS

HLS Watercolour Challenge – Anything Goes and Optional: Sequins (The die cut sentiment is cut from a watercolour panel)

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends – Anything Goes

Little Miss Muffet – Anything Goes

Moving Along With The Times – CAS

Pixie’s Snippets Playground – Use Snippets

The Paper Shelter – Shades of Blue

Watercooler Wednesday Challenge – All About Christmas

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Check out what the rest of the DT made:

Charlotte (that’s me!)

Gail

Heidi

Helen

Judy

Kath

Marsha

Penny


23 thoughts on “Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #154 – Judy’s “All About Christmas” Challenge

  1. What an awesome journey creating this card took you on, Charlotte. It’s great when things happen according to plan but I personally love the surprise that comes with a creation that demands you go its way. It certainly worked out beautifully for you. Love that snippet of paper you created with that cling wrap technique. It makes a wonderful pattern around that centre snowflake.

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  2. Great card Charlotte. It’s always so much fun to experiment with different products, and we aren’t always sure how our ideas will work out. This card came out great I like the simplicity of it and the paper you created worked out so nicely. Thanks for sharing.

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