The Ton purchases

Hello everyone. I have a couple of cards to share with you today. Both of these cards are from new purchases which arrived yesterday – and I couldn’t wait to get stamping. This first card is using the ‘Holly Branch‘ stamp set:


I took the layout from CAS Colours and Sketches and created a simple Christmas card, using the stamps and sentiment from this set. I also added some red glitter card to the top and bottom, and die cut the main piece with a Catherine Pooler die.

I shall be entering the following challenges with this card:

CAS Colours and Sketchessketch

Watercooler ChallengesOccasions

Time Out ChallengesHolidays

This second card:20180617_140048

is using the colours from Color Throwdown and the newly purchased ‘Peony Notes‘ from The Ton. I also used a Catherine Pooler background stamp for the lines as a back-drop to my flowers. To make the pieces fit together, as opposed to putting one on top of the other, I just turned the die around. Almost like a paper piecing kind of thing.

These flowers are stunning, and I tried them in different colours – and probably made smudges and mistakes on most of them!!

This card will be entered into the following challenges:

Color ThrowdownCoral, Aqua, Yellow Green

4 Craft Chicks anything goes

Daring Cardmakersanything but white

Here is one of those smudgy mistakes – I’m still trying to figure out how I can save it! You see the green smudges on the yellow flower? How do I fix that? I may just have to bin this one and start again………….



16 thoughts on “The Ton purchases

  1. Pretty cards, love the vivid yellow stripes with the lovely peonies! Thanks for joining us at Daring Cardmakers this week!


  2. Love your Christmas card but have to admit that I’m not quite ready to make the first one of 2018 just yet. Thank you for sharing on the CC&S challenge.


  3. The postage stamp die cut adds such a great detail to your CAS Christmas card – and I really like how you framed it with the two stripes – great design! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Jill


  4. Wow! Love your idea of the postage edge on the front panel. Pretty X’ma’s card, indeed! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS Colours & Sketches this week . Please come back with us again.


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