Wednesday, 19 December 2012

And there's more...

Here is another card I made with the Inkylicious Christmas tree flourish, this time in black and cream with red highlights.
I also used the Inkylicious damask background on the base card. The red glitter is applied over red tulip paint, so is 3d. The poinsettia on the corner is a Marianne Die and is just the right size to disguise an inky fingerprint! I am entering this into this week's Allsorts challenge where the theme is 'Oh Christmas tree' and this months Joanna Sheen challenge where the theme is With love at Christmas.
I also made a card for a dear friend who is leaving her job very soon.
  For this card I took my inspiration from the very talented Cath Wilson who made this card a few weeks back. I fell in love with it and had to have a go. The stamps are from Inkylicious set called Moonlight foliage, and the Music Background behind the plants is also an Inkylicious stamp, stamped in versamark before creating the background with adirondack inks and ink dusters. I managed to mount it on two Fleur de Lys squares which I cropped to make fit together as a rectangle. the embossed panel is made with a cuttlebug folder. Thanks so much for looking and for the lovely comments you leave. Only two more days before we break up - woohoo!


  1. Beautiful cards Sally,love the images and fabulous

  2. Beautiful as always Sally. Thanks for joining us at allsorts. Tracy x

  3. Both are super Sally - love the black & cream & know the inky fingerprint routine only too well!!
    That's some brilliant cutting & welding for the frame in the second one & absolutely beautiful.
    Paula (PEP)

  4. oh wow these are gorgeous .. i just love that tree... i wish i had got it now .. i did dither lol
    Lisa x

  5. Weird! Well, I did tell you I love trees too lol! I'm guessing red white and black could be big next season :-))). Fab card, that is a gorgeous stamp. Love it all, maddy x

  6. Ooh gorgeous cards Sally, love that tree with the matching background and why didn't I think of extending my die to create a rectangle! The shadow stamping is brilliant:) Enjoy your Christmas break, well deserved, I hope you have a good one
    Val x

  7. Love that tree, it is so elegant in black with the red. The poinsettia is the perfect embellishment, inky fingerprint or not!

    The second card is simply gorgeous too. Great shadow effect on the foliage - must try that! Very clever how you've made the rectangle from the square die. Will have to pinch that idea too! x

  8. I love the red highlights in your Christmas card. I'm usually not so fond of black and white, but this one definitely is very special.

  9. Running a bit late here Sal, two great cards.

    Needless to say I love the elegance of the tree, but as you might guess the second one really does for me -could be the moon ?

    Great to see you at Allsorts challenge this week, thanks so much and joining in.

    B x

  10. Two stunning cards Sally. The tree image is just stunning.
    Hugs Debbie x

  11. the first card match the stamp really with the paper. very good to see!
    the second card is so beautiful. very different than the previous one.
    also good done with colour and stamps!

  12. Your tree card with the red glitter looks very elegant. I think I have heard of tulip paint. Is it the stuff you can heat and it puffs up? Hugs Mrs A.

  13. A really classy card, I love it

  14. Fabulous cards. I love the elegance of the first and the second is just stunning. Thank you for joining us at the JS Challenge Blog, hugs, Jayne xx


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