Thursday 2 August 2018

Mistletoe Doily and a Cabin Visitor

Hello friends

I probably should have shared this card earlier in the week
when the weather was cooler, instead I give you ice cold Christmas
on a blazing hot sunny day! 

This is Mistletoe Doily, one of the new designs by Sharyn Sowell.

I kept the design very clean and simple.

The 'Merry Christmas' is one of the Sentiment Sheets available on the 
website here.  
We've also added Everyday Sentiments for those 'other' occasions,
belated birthdays etc.

I particularly liked creating the outer fluted frame (reminds me of a pastry cutter).
To see how this card came together here's another 'Elliott special' 
aka speedy video! Just click on the image below to take you to Facebook
to view it, the quality is so much better on Instagram
(for some strange complex technical reason I'm sure!)

Items used today with clickable links:

Festive Sentiments
Crafty Foam Tape
3D Foam Squares

Yesterday the crafty cabin had a special visitor,
Paul Antonio.  Paul is an amazingly talented calligrapher
and also a Queen's Scribe!
If you look him up you'll be astounded by what he can do,
to watch him work is mesmerizing.

We have some shows on Hochanda together later this month,
very exciting, more news to follow :) 

Take care friends, please stop by tomorrow for Friday Die Day.


Sheila Howard said...

Good mornong Christine. This is a bit early for me but couldn't sleep. Love this card. Am looking forward to seeing you on Hochanda. Calligraphy seems to be very popular at the moment. Have a good day x

CraftyCoffey said...

Lovely card today. Paul has an amazing job-a Queens Scribe sounds fascinating.


hazel young said...

Fabulous card and die set Christine. OOo looking forward to seeing what you are up to on Hochanda xx hazel

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Lovely card, all sounds very interesting.

margaret driscoll said...

Good Morning Christine
Love the card today!
I have been into handwriting since I can remember, nice to see someone so enthralled with it, beautiful work love it!
Take care
Love Marg

Lynda's craft's said...

Good morning Christine
Lovely card. Looking forward to seeing you on Hochanda
Hug's Lynda xx

Chris said...

Hi Christine,
Lovely card, and really enjoy seeing the Speedy videos shot by Elliott.
I'm looking forward to the shows, they sound like they will be very interesting, will we be getting sneaky peeks?
Keep cool
Chris xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Christine, A lovely card, I really like the background paper too.
I'm intrigued to see what you will be up to next time on Hochanda, hopefully we will get some sneaky peeks !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card Christine. Looking forward to seeing what you will bedoingonHochanda.

Brenda said...

Hello Christine, what a lovely card, sounds as though you/we have some exciting events to look forward to. Love Brenda xx

Betty McAlister said...

Love this card Christine. And so speedy too. Looking forward to your upcoming shows on Hochanda.
Sorry for late comment but am now catching up xx

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