ABC Christmas Challenge – A and B

Hello once again. The ABC Christmas Challenge is at the beginning of the alphabet again. Helen is hosting this time round, and we want to see your ‘A for Anything goes’ and ‘B for Bears’ Christmas creations. Here are my cards:

A is for Anything Goes
B is for Bear

As you can see – two very different styles of cards.

The first CAS card is using s Clearly Besotted image, stamping, colouring with Copics, then using an oval to die cut, layering that white oval with black, then adding a foiled sentiment.

The second definitely not CAS card took a little more preparation.

I sprayed some Tim Holtz mica spray onto some Distress Heavystock card, splattered with white acrylic paint and set aside to dry.

I then totally channeled Tim Holtz from one of his YouTube videos, and die cut the bear from white and grey wood grain card stock, layered together, then added a pink scarf using a previously created ink smooshed panel.

The trees were die cut from a panel of card onto which I had glued some tissue paper, added water, added Brushos, then when dry added some gold wax. The die cutting of the trees flattened the ridges on the trees – but if you add the wax prior to die cutting then the detail is still there.

I snipped and placed the trees, added the bear, added some white glitter drops for the snow on the ground, then added the sentiment – die cutting the ‘board’ from the same white and grey card stock, and adding the letters in a haphazard fashion – I struggle with straight when I do a sentiment like this, so I went overboard with the higgledy-piggledy.

I shall be entering the following challenges:

CAS card:

Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends anything goes

Creative Knockouts anything goes

Crafting Happiness celebrations

Ellibelle’s Corner anything goes

Bear card:

2 Crafty Critter Craziesanything goes with critter as main focus

The Four seasons Challenge anything goes winter

Challenge Up Your Life ice, ice, baby

Most Magical Time Of The Yearanything goes Christmas or Halloween

8 thoughts on “ABC Christmas Challenge – A and B

  1. I love your elegant but sweet Christmas card! I love this cute cuddly reindeer with the mistle toe ;o) Thank you for joining our “Ice, Ice Baby” challenge over at Challenge Up Your Life! Have a fabulous day and happy crafting, Maike

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