Thursday, 14 February 2013

Definitely No Snow

   This colour challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown was just that for me but thanks to the inspiration given by the DT this is what I came up with. It also falls nicely in with Craftyhazelnut's challenge of  No Snow!
  I'm not very good with a brayer yet so I've used gloss card and Distress Inks. To begin with I stamped my camel train in Archival Ink Coffee and made a mask on a sticky note too. I masked off the sand and used two more notes to make a triangle shape, then I used Scattered Straw and a tiny bit of Wild Honey to ink my pyramids.
  Using the top half of the mask I then inked up the sand with Scattered Straw only. The image is then mated on a layer of pearl chocolate card before being put on a yellow background paper that has been in my stash for years.
  I have added a gold star brad in the top corner to finish off the front of the card. Inside I have stamped the camel train again in Coffee and coloured the sand as well. The greeting was a freebie on a magazine, the camel train is an Inkadinkado stamp but it doesn't appear to have a name on it.
  I've also stamped the envelope with camels so there is definitely No Snow!
I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
52 Christmas Card Throwdown - Yellow / Brown / White

10 comments:

  1. Love the colour combo - beautiful card, including the inside - thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon. x

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  2. What an amazing take on our unusual colour challenge Rocky, what a fab idea to include a pyramids and camels scene in your lovely card - the star brad is a perfect touch! Wonderful to see a beautifully decorated inside and envelope too!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us once more at 52 {C}CT and I look forward to seeing you again soon! Ruth x

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  3. This is a perfect use of the colour combo for a festive card. Love those camels inside and on the envelope too. Thanks for playing along at 52 CCT

    Louise xx

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  4. This is beautiful, Rocky! LOVE your coloring and the inside is just wonderful, too! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

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  5. Really loved this art work! Fantastic card! Thanks for joining CHNC extra challenge this month.

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  6. A beautiful card, Rocky! Very unusual with the traveling caravan, and the pyramid backdrop. GORGEOUS. Thanks for sharing your card with the rest of us!

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  7. FABulous Rocky! You really rocked this color challenge - inside and out :o) THanks so much for joining us this week at 52CCT!

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  8. This is beautiful Rocky, Thank you for joining in our challenge Sparkles Christmas "Anything Goes" and good luck hope to see you again next time DT Member Sandra H xx

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  9. Fabulous card!

    Thanks for joining in the fun with us at Sparkles Christmas

    Hugs Shaz x

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  10. What a brilliant card - so creative and imaginative. I struggle if I've no stamped image to play with lol.

    Thanks for joining us at Sparkles Christmas. Hope we see you again soon.

    Mel X

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