Saturday 5 December 2015

CASE-ing Christmas Finale

     Sadly this is the last card for CASE-ing Christmas, the blog is closing due to the owners other commitments, we all wish her well and thank all of you for joining us each month.
     This card is made with a clear stamp from Woodware called Patch Robin Square. It is stamped in Versafine Black on to white card, then Zentangled, and yes I did cheat and use a ruler for some of it!
     I chose to paper piece the holly and the robin's wing and red breast, this was done using some lovely papers from a polka dot 6x6 set. The paper pieces are stamped and embossed, unlike the main image, so they stand out a little more.
     The berries are silver holographic dot peel offs coloured red, the border around the picture has been coloured with an alcohol marker in a pale green. After colouring I used a Layer Perfect, which is an 'L' shaped metal edge ruler with graduated markings and holes, to prick out the holes. This tool is good for piercing and great for matting and layering.
     The image layer is mounted on foam pads over a red on green backing before going on a white card blank. In the corners of the green layer there are square clear foam pads covered with Transfer Foil to look like brads.
          Come and join us one last time at CASE-ing Christmas, this month it's just a Winter Holiday card for our challenge, we have three prizes to be won too.

Materials list - available from your  local craft shop
Woodware Craft Collection - Stamp - FRS164 Patch Robin Square
                                          Versafine Ink Black
                                          Stampendous Embossing Powder - Midnight Black
                                          MSP228V Perfect Prints Dark Dots 6x6 paper pad
                                          98091H  Holographic Dots Silver
Stix2 Anything -  Clear Foam Pads Square
                         Foam Pads
                         Transfer Foil
                         Layer Perfect Tool

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - Festive Colours
Jingle Belles - Anything Goes
12 Months Of Christmas - Anything Goes / optional Santa
A Snowfalkes Promise - Anything Goes


  1. Is using a ruler cheating??? I love your card and you didn't cheat in my book.

  2. I love the "quilted" look of your card -- such a great birdie! Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday this week!

  3. Stunning card all done up in Zentangled!! Thank you for sharing this at Merry Monday!

  4. Rocky, I am in LOVE with this fabulous image! I adore the use of paper piecing mixed with Zentangle! GENIUS! Just gorgeous, friend! Thank you SO MUCH for all you've done at CASE-ing Christmas! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  5. Love all the work you have put into this card. Thank you for joining the Santa Claus is coming to Town Challenge at 12 Months Of Christmas Link Up.


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