Friday, 27 July 2012

AnnaBelle Stamps - Challenge Friday - ac052



Hello, welcome to AnnaBelle Stamps Challenge this week.  Andrea has a sketch for us and the DT have been asked to use one of two of her beautiful Christmas sets, Christmas Scene Baubles or Gifted Swirls.

Play along by adding your card to the ABS Blog for your chance to win the set: Christmas Scene Baubles.  You can 'post' your project to the gallery at   Stamp, Embellish, Create if you don't have a blog.  Add the Tag absc052 to your card though ........ so we can find it!





I've played with the sketch a bit for my card but I'm pretty happy with the result.  Using the PI die cutter I drew a hexagon and repeated it to cut the six shapes from a piece of coloured card stock.
I lightly marked the position of the cut outs on the white base card.
The images and  sentiments were positioned within the marked spots with the aid of a stamp-a-ma-jig.  A die cut loopy border and some ABS black/white striped ribbon was added to the cut work card before popping up over the stamped base card with foam dots.  
Three 4mm plum Sprinkles add the required bling!

Check in with the Belles for more inspiring cards this week........Links under the DT tab at the top of my page.

I'm entering this card in the following awesome challenges this week:

Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog

Creative Belli #148 - Christmas in July

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13 comments:

debby4000 said...

Oh what a fabulous, beautiful card.
luv
Debby

Olga said...

Absolutley gorgeous!!! Love the layout too!

Lisa Carroll said...

So gorgeous and creative! Love how you used the neagtive hexagon spaces! Thank you for playing in the "Anything Goes" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog. :)

Victoria said...

Just stunning! You use negatives so elegantly and they frame these meaningful images perfectly.

lostinpaper said...

Those hexagons are so fab Sue (totally the new black)! LoVe your take on the sketch, the purple is perfect!

Pat K said...

Beautiful Christmas card...love the hexagons and trim. Thanks so much for joining us at the Belli Challenge. hugs, Pat K.x

Marion said...

Very very clever Sue. Love your creative take on the sketch.

Trish and Treasure said...

Clever card design and such a wonderful selection of images for Christmas!
Hugs Trish

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Hexagons are all the rage, and I love how you used them for windows!

Kylie said...

WOW Sue, what a STUNNER!!! Love your take on the sketch, so creative!

Hugs,
Kylie X

The Other Patti Sue said...

Pure creative genius! Totally love your design!

Marcia said...

I love this - seeing all these cutouts all over the net at the moment, but not as many on cards. Perfect for cards!

Sue said...

this is just so creative Sue!!! Loving the hexagon die and of course the loopy border! :)