Aah, apologies in advance again, it’s another Christmas card from me today – feels a little weird, as it’s been so lovely and hot recently, but there you go, eh?!
Today’s card is my DT make for the new challenge over at Crafting From The Heart. As usual, the theme is Anything Goes. Our sponsors this week are The Stamping Boutique and StampArt by Kathryne. I chose Joyful Gingerbread, and this led to the Christmas card in June scenario we find ourselves in today 😉
The original image is just one of the pairs of Gingerbread people; I used the Silhouette software to replicate a row of little people, to use them as a border on the card. I then offset them twice, allowing for the border around them and also the red border. There was only a tiny bit of colouring needed, but I hadn’t thought about how tiny and fiddly it would be! Eventually, I managed to pop on a little Berry Red Promarker, with little touches of white Jelly Roll without going too far out of the lines!
To create the shaped bottom edge of the card, I used the Silhouette to weld the largest offset outline to a rectangular shape – as I was using a pre-cut card base, I made the rectangle bigger than the card base as I didn’t need to sides and top of the card cut. If I had been cutting the whole card base shape, I would have just made the rectangle smaller, sticking to a standard card size, of course!
The final touch was the sentiment which is by Kristen Magee and is available in the Silhouette store – I love the flow of the script, it was just what I was looking for!
Head over to Crafting From The Heart now to see the other DT makes – they’re not all Christmas cards, I promise!!
I’d like to enter this card into the following challenges: