Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Merry Christmas

     Merry Christmas wherever you are!  With so many family and friends many miles away Across The Miles seems appropriate. I hope you all have a good Christmas, however you wish to spend it.

   This stamp is by Sheena Douglass from a set called City Christmas, I'll show the other half for New Year. Stamped in Distress ink Chipped Sapphire on white card stock, the edges have been blurred a little with a water brush and the sky coloured with a grey alcohol marker.
    The main image is layered on white card coloured with DI Chipped Sapphire around the edge, then layered on white before being mounted on a white card base coloured blue with DI Chipped Sapphire. You only need to colour the edges that will be seen and it's a great way of getting a perfect colour match with your stamping.
    To finish off I have used Cosmic Shimmer PVA and clear glitter to make the snow sparkle and a sentiment printed on the computer, cut out and stuck on to an airmail style page tab. The sentiment is not raised so it will post easily without incurring extra cost. You would think with all the stamps I have I would have a 'New Year' and 'Across The Miles' somewhere....but no! not a one, so guess what I'm looking for after Christmas!
I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Eureka Stamps - Add Some Glitter
Sparkle N Sprinkle - Anything Goes with Loose Glitter
Craft a Scene - Winter Theme
Holly Jolly Christmas - Anything Christmas
Jingle Belles - Anything Christmas
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - It's A Blue Blue Christmas


  1. This is such a lovely image, and it looks great in the monochrome colour scheme you have chosen. Thanks for linking up your fabulous creation with us at Holly Jolly, and come join us soon again! Merry Christmas, Karola DT

  2. This is beautiful, Rocky! I LOVE it and YOU! Merry Christmas, friend! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  3. Very pretty, love the sparkle. Thanks for joining us this week for our Add Some Glitter Challenge at Eureka Stamps and have a Merry Christmas.
    Karal DT

  4. This is so pretty. It reminds me of home. Beautiful image - simply elegant! Sparkle N Sprinkle has an "Across the Miles stamp! Thank you for joining us at our Creative Challenge.

  5. Wow, love this! Great idea to stamp in blue and have the glittery accents. So glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

  6. A gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us this month at Craft A Scene.

    Sue xx

  7. beautiful!
    thank you for joining at craft a scene this month.
    kind regards, Dora

  8. This is so pretty! I love the sparkle. t's perfect for our "add some glitter" challenge this week at Eureka Stamps. Julie, DT member.

  9. This is a fabulous card, such a lovely roof top scene.
    It's nice to be joining you on the CHNC Extra DT.

  10. Oh this is just the cutest card ever what a lovely image and just perfect for our challenge over at “ Sparkles Christmas Challenge "Blue Blue Christmas “ good luck and hope to see you again next time Dt Member Sandra H xx

  11. Wow what a beautiful rooftop scene.Love this stamp from Sheena.Thanks for joining in with us over at Sparkles Christmas.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

  12. Just gorgeous!!

    Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week!

  13. This is a very poignant card for sending across the miles, Rocky! I adore your penguin in the prior post, too! It's wonderful to meet you and become your newest follower! I'd love to have you pop back over to my place and join me, too, if you like! I hope your Christmas was wonderful and I wish you all the best in the new year!! Hugs, Darnell

  14. A fabulous scene and I just love how you have added the across the miles sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us at Holly Jolly. Meighan DT


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