Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Snowflake Stocking for Leonie

Hello lovely peeps, and a very warm welcome to my new followers.

 Just popping in to tell you that the lovely Leonie Pujol is launching some new stamps and embossing folders tonight at 8pm on Hochanda. I don't have any samples from the new launch to show you as I am still on a break following my elbow op. However I have it on good authority that the new products will go very well with the Christmas Entwined Dies :D

This is one of the samples I made for the launch of the dies
  

To start off I blended some Peeled Paint distress ink over a 7"x7" piece of Sheena's stamping card, then flicked a wet paintbrush over it and blotted with kitchen towel. I stamped the stocking border stamp over the card several times using black Memento ink and then stamped a sentiment from the Christmas Greetings set onto a scrap of white card and cut it up. I drew lines on with a black fineliner so it looks as if the sentiment is hanging from the stocking washing line.


To do the stocking I used Leonie's Snowflake Base Die to cut some snowflakes from off-white card, and glued  them onto burgundy card stock


I then cut this into a stocking shape using a Sizzix Bigz die


and ran it through my ebosser with a Sizzix embossing folder called 'Happy' to get a knitted effect


I've finished off with some adhesive gems and velvet ribbon.


My teamies Nick Roberts, Jane Royston, Elaine Mellor, and Natalie Ellis
will be blogging some of their makes at 8pm tonight to coincide with the launch.

 Leonie will also be back on Hochanda tomorrow (Thursday 6th October) at 9am, 12pm, 4pm and 7pm.
You can watch Hochanda live online, Sky channel 663, Freeview 85 or Freesat 817.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:-
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog #298 Anything Goes
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge 14 Anything Goes
Happy Little Stampers (Christmas) Embossing
The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up #22 Anything goes

Thanks for stopping by,
Katrina x

9 comments:

  1. Lovely card Katrina,but then all your makes are gorgeous and so inventive! Must have been hard sitting this release out. How is your elbow and will you be back crafting properly soon?
    Nicola x

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  2. Love your snowflake Stocking creation. Turned out super gorgeous, love that gorgeous green tone you have used to create in the background behind your stocking. Nice work. Love it.
    Thank you for sharing with us here today at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT Registered Owners/Admin for World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

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  3. Love it Katrina, some clever little touches as always!
    Hope you are on the mend :)
    Anne x

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  4. Lovely card,thank you for joining in with us at world wide open and good luck

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  5. Love the texture in the stocking and that green background is marvelous! Thanks for linking up and playing with us at the Happy Little Stampers October Christmas Challenge!

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  6. That's a really lovely festive card. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  7. What a wonderful Christmas card! I really like how you did the stocking.

    Thank you for joining us @ Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge!
    Hope to see you back again soon :)

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  8. Great card, Katrina - love how you decorated the stocking.

    Thanks for joining us at The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up.

    Helen x

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