Sunday, July 27, 2014

Christmas Card Challenge #35 - Anything Goes!

The challenge over at Christmas Card Challenges is an Anything Goes challenge!  Woohoo!  Time to put your thinking caps on and create whatever you choose (as long as it's holiday related, of course!).
I saw this car stamp sitting on my table just waiting to be used.  I don't know what it was doing there, but it wanted to be inked up!  I stamped it on watercolor paper and used Distress inks to color the image.  I added Glossy Accents to the windows and bumpers, then Wink of Stella shimmer to the tree and car.  It was fussy cut out (no die for this older stamp!).  I added the washi tape and sentiment (which I thought was perfect for this image) then used some embossing paste through this new stencil on the background.  It sort of reminded me of snowflakes.  When dry, I added the image on dimensionals.
I followed this week's Freshly Made Sketches but flipped it around because of the way the image was facing.
The girls over at Christmas Card Challenge have some great inspiration for you!  Take a look here.
Thanks for stopping by!
Stamps:  Car with Tree (Hero Arts), Love Lies Here Holiday (PTI)
Paper:  Real red, Neenah white, watercolor paper
Ink:  Archival jet black, Versafine onyx black, barn door, gathered twigs, tumbled glass, peeled paint, mustard seed, and pumice stone distress inks
Accessories:  Pointed star stencil (Jenny Bolin), embossing paste (Dreamweaver), washi tape, glossy accents, Wink of Stella shimmer, dimensiionals



Gerrina said...

A fun card! Christmas and CAS at the same time; great! Hugs, Gerrina

Lynn said...

Oh I love that sweet little card and the embossing is fabulous Lisa.

Chris D. said...

What a fantastic card, Lisa! A great image, and the embossed background goes perfectly with the little scene you created!

Tenia Nelson said...

Super cuteness!!

Linda Callahan said...

This is so cute and perfect for Christmas! Thanks for joining us at FMS!

Jen Brum said...

Great Christmas card Lisa! I love the sentiment! Such great colouring! Love the embossed background! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Cindy Lovell said...

What a fabulous Christmas card!! I love the cute car with the tree,the washi tape and embossed background!!
Thank you for joining us at FMS!!

Nonni said...

This is great!! Such a fun stamp and beautiful sentiment. I also love the partial embossing. Beautiful!


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