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Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Travelling home for Christmas



with his apples ! still laugh at this, still he will be healthy, maybe I should try it instead of xmas pud
NAH!! lol

here's the card I said I would show you the other day with the acetate lines on done with my scor-pal,
I have kept this fairly plain as I think it could go to a fella and they don't like fussy mussy do they! lol

Hopefully you can see the lines! was of course hard to photograph he he,
Edwin is coloured with copics and then I have used the fancy shaped nestie that I still haven't found out what it's called, job for me today me thinks!! lol
amended to add labels 18 ! one job less for today lol,
I attached the acetate after using a little talcum powder on to stop the snow sticking when shaken,

you can just about see the snow if you look hard enough!lol
My paper edges are distressed with white acrylic paint and the card stock is distressed with my distress tool too,
the snowflake, leaves and Doo Hickey swirls have been edged with vintage photo distress ink,

looks really plain to me now but like I said I made it for my nephew! who does so happen to be male he he,
sorry my daft sense of humour!!
challenges
Simon Says Stamp ~ anything goes
Just Magnolia ~ Christmas is coming

will catch you later, got the dreaded housework now,



25 comments:

debby4000 said...

Wonderful card Liz, beautiful image and colours.
luv
Debby

Susy said...

This is stunning, Liz!
Love all your decorations and your colouring is beuatiful!

HUGS SUSY

Judi said...

Great card Liz! I couldn't get my head around the apples, so didn't go for this stamp - wish I had now, as you've made it look terrific.

Hugs

Judi x

Susan Flynn said...

What a gorgeous card Liz bet it looks even better IRL xx

Jacqui P said...

Liz what's your secret!!!! All these stunning cards!!! Amazing!!! I think I should try the apples instead of pud also.......Naaah!!! Lol. another beauty hun!!
hugs
Jacqui x

Jacqui P said...

P.s. forget the housework it will still be there tomorrow!!! ROFL!! xxx

Rebekah said...

Love love love this Liz! I now have Chris Rhea in my head! This is so sweet and I'm so running out and grabbing some of that white crackle paint now and I do love your scoring just fab hugs rebekah xx

Moni said...

Gorgeous card, lovely image. Hugs,moni

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is fantastic the image colors dimension just amazing hugs cherylxx

Sarah said...

Absolutely gorgeous Liz, I love the scoring on the acetate your colouring is stunning chum, a beautiful make
Lots Hugs
Sarah x

arjette said...

What a beautifull card!!! I saw the lines in the phote, great idea!!!

gr. arjette.

CraftyLoops said...

What a fantastic technique with the acetate and such a clever idea. Lee x

Miss Emerald said...

Liz, the card is just great! The more you examine it, the more they discover elements that I like! The effect of acetate is truly astounding! I loved it! Greetings and lots of smiles!

Janette said...

Oh Liz you did it again...how fabulous, I LOVE all the work you put into this stunning card, the acetate looks brilliant scored like that too...oh it's yummy....am off to sulk and kick the Cat..lol....I DON'T have a Cat to anyone thats worried...lol..xxxx

Shaela said...

Wow, gorgeous card!! I love the acetate covering and all the gorgeous "snoow" (white paint/ink) you have on your card!

*Vicki* said...

Wowzer Liz!! This is really amazing hun!! I can see the lines and I love this clever idea!! Your coloring is amazing!! Thanks for sharing!! HUGS :)

Vicky said...

Ooh very pretty hun....so love the gorgeous colours and cute image sweetie...

big hugs Vicky xx

Marcea said...

What a totally gorgeous creation!! Fabulous colours and such pretty details. Thankyou for joining us on Simon Says Stamp Challenge this week

-x-

yvon said...

This is a stunner LIz, so beautiful.
Hugs, Yvon

coops said...

so stunning loz.your details are so beautiful and i love the gorgeous edwin and fab design :D

xx coops xx

D K Crafts said...

Hi Liz. Gorgeous card. The image is really cute and love the colours and detail. Donna

Chrissy said...

Hi! Liz...try this link hun, for the artwork..
http://michelle84.deviantart.com/gallery/

I went in and checked and this opens her gallery...

Stunning card as always...love your colouring....gorgeous

Luv CHRISSYxx

Babette said...

What a gorgeous card. Love the lines and the snow, it looks really great.
Hugs,
Babette

coldwaters2 said...

Superb creation Liz that image the design and embellishments look truly wonderful.
hugs
Lorraine x

Iulia said...

oh, wow, what a gorgeous creation! All the details are stunning; I'm glad you could share it with us at Just Magnolia this week!
Hope to see you again soon!
Hugs, Iulia