Hope you have all had a good day and all is well with you.
Today is Rudolph Day over at Sarn's at Stamping For Pleasure and I did manage to make a few cards well in advance especially for this challenge. Yesterday, I did post this group photo for WOYWW day.
All the cards are made from much the same basic materials, e.g. the toppers are all from My Paper Stash's Robin on a Perch set which also includes the tiny robin background card. The red spotty design is Kanban's Snow Red Background Card.
Everything else - the dark green card, white card, embossed vellum and blue card, ribbons, cord, pearls, card candi and Polar White Flower Soft - came from the snippet and stash drawers. And that being so, I'll be popping over to Pixie's Crafty Workshop again to join in the playground romps at Di's Sunday Snippets.
Here's a quick look at each card individually.
The background for this card is a piece of blue card that I found when rummaging in the embossed pieces box. I tried out something I've been planning to have a go at ever since I watched a Stampendous demo on TV showing how to use Frantage. Whilst watching I figured that it might be possible for me to create a similar effect using what I already had in my stash. I tested this out with a mix of white, silver and dark blue embossing powders topped with light and dark blue, iridescent white and silver glitters on an off-cut of the blue card and the result was good. Here's a close up of the same mix edging the front of the card.
If you have been having similar thoughts then do try it ... I think you'll be well pleased with the result.
And the practise piece didn't go to waste either, it's now decorating the inside of the card :)
The other three cards were simple quick and easy cards.
The base of this card is covered with some embossed vellum from that box.
Again, wasting nothing, the inside is decorated with the trimmings of the embossed vellum.
This is a variation on a layout I've used a lot recently.
Last, but not least.
Sorry, it's a bit of a photo-heavy post so I'll spare you pics of the insides and backs of the cards ... they are decorated with leftover patterned card in my usual way.
The EM has just made me a cuppa so I'm off to have that and a some time out on the sofa watching this evenings TV drama.
Wishing you all a lovely evening.