Sunday 25 September 2011

More Christmas!

Brace yourself! There are 5 Christmas cards in this post! All of them use a Penny Black stamp which I've coloured with Aquamarkers and used papers either from Funky Hand - Blue Christmas download or from Mad About Cards (vintage type papers) all of which I've had for a few years.

I've used table confetti for the stars and snowflakes plus various ribbons from my stash, which again I've had for a number of years!

I've either used a blue gel pen to dot around the edge of the image and card or a silver or gold 3d Anita's paint (found that lurking in the back of a drawer!) Each challenge specific to a card are listed directly under the card.

Cute Card Thursday: Sketch

Divas By Design: Sketch

Eat, Sleep, Stamp: Sketch

Dutch Dare: Sketch

ABC Christmas: Shaped Card with Spots, Stripes or Swirls

Apologies for the way blogger has added the above card - it just won't go the right way up!

All the cards also qualify for:
Christmas Cards All Year Around: 5 Cards all supplies older than 12 months
Paper Sundaes: Anything Goes
  • Images: Penny Black coloured with Aquamarkers
  • Papers: Blue Christmas download from Funky Hand and downloads from Mad About Cards
  • Dies: Spellbinder Nestabilities
  • Everything else: My stash


  1. Brilliant set of christmas cards, sadly i am lagging behind on my christmas cards, although I have a few more to post. love your pb stamps, hugs heidi x

  2. Fabulous set of cards Ruth! Lovely layouts and perfect colouring. xx

  3. beautiful cards, such sweet images and pretty papers!
    Many thanks for joining in the Card Thursday Challenge this week!
    Hope you are having a great weekend,
    happy crafting, Debxx

  4. What a great little set of Christmas cards Ruth! I love them all!
    Dawn xx

  5. Hi Ruth, what a gorgeous set of Christmas cards. Love the images and the colours you have used. Thanks for joining in with us this time at Divas by Design. Sarah

  6. This is the cute set! There's no way I could pick a favorite, they are all adorable!

  7. What an adorable set of cards Ruth and those PB stamps are so cute. Thanks so much for joining us at CCAYR this month. Hope to see you back next month. "Hugs" Carol

  8. Awesome set of cards hunny! I all of them but love the shape and colours of the last one!! Mr blooger was being extra naughty making it post the wrong way he does that to me!! Grrrr wish there was a button in edit to turn the card round! doh!!! sit love ya card!

    Thanks 4 coming to play with us this week for our S is 4 Shaped card & include Swirls, Spots or Stripes Challenge @ ABC Christmas Challenge, hope you can come and play again soon,
    Hugs Samantha

  9. Love your cards-love the colour(blue) and love mr. hedgehog:) Great cards

  10. Great set of cards - love the shape of the last one!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

  11. Beautiful cards - all of them!

    Thanks for joining us this week over at ABC Christmas Challenge for our 'Shaped Card with Spots, Stripes or Swirls' Challenge :)

    Little tip ref Blogger...resave your picture rotated at 90' and then when Blogger thinks it's got one up on you and is posting your picture on it's side it will actually be the right way round!!!!! For some reason - yet to be discovered - SOME of my pictures always want to post this way!

    Carol x

  12. Thanks for joining us @ CCAYR! Lots of great cards there for your xmas stash. x

  13. What a lovely pile of Christmas cards.
    Thank you for sharing with us at DDCC this time.
    hugs Dorte

  14. Every one of these is marvelous, Ruth! Great sketches you picked for each one. Of course, I really love the one from Eat, Sleep, Stamp since that's one of my "go to" places for sketches, and I think you did such a fab job with it!

  15. Wow so many adorable cards!!! I love them all. But I have to say my favorite is definitely the one using my sketch. LOL!! Cute! Cute! Cute! Thank you so much for playing along with Sketchy Thursday!
    Hugs, Tracy

  16. Fab set of cards. These PB stamps have already been on my wish list for some time.
    Tip: I always rotate my images to the right position in Windows Explorer before uploading them. Use the thumbnail view, then right-click on the image and select Rotate right/left (at least I'm assuming that's what it is called, since I'm using the Dutch version myself).

  17. Just so gorgeous hun...

    thanks for joining us at Divas...and good luck...!

    hugs Vicky xx


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