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Saturday, 13 December 2008

I've been a bad blogger....

this week things just seemed to get in the way... all the best laid plans and all that!! Sometimes I feel like I am on a great big merrygoround that just gets faster and faster and I can't jump off...lol So much to do and so little time to do it in. Although I get excited about Christmas it seems that there is so much to do and think about that everything else takes second place... no wonder that after Christmas Day I want to be a couch potato for a month... ok nothing new there then...lol I did finally manage to get some Christmas cards made and posted (wouldn't be forgiven for sending some people bought ones IYKWIM) every year I say I will start making them early but I just never seem to manage it ;-)
This one was made using Crafty Individuals papers and flourish stamp, along with word stamps from my SeeD's collection.
I enjoyed doing some embossing for the first time in an age and I had forgotten how much I love seeing the embossing powders melt... the first time I tried it I was so impressed I think I embossed on every card I made for a week...lol
I HAVE to use 3d sticky pads somewhere on almost all of my cards 'cos flat just doesn't do it for me so my little angel got the treatment as well as the wording and flourish :D
A bit of velvet ribbon for a luxurious feel and Bob's your uncle... all done and dusted.
Hope you all have a fab weekend and I'm off to catch up with you all now :D
hugs
Chris xx

14 comments:

Stempelchaotin said...

What a eyecatcher. Extraorinary card. Love all the details. You are my inspiration. Love them. Hugs.

Kristen Hermanny said...

I love this shade of green, I think it is possibly my favorite color.
xx

Gayle Page-Robak said...

I absolutely love this art piece Chris...and I do so love heat embossing also. This is gorgeous and the colors are awesome.
BTW, it gave me a chance to try your 'followers' group again and this time it worked. Must have been an ISP problem previously.

Anesha said...

wow, stunning!!!
Love the colours and embossing.
Thank you for visiting my blog.

Shashi Nayagam said...

Beautiful card as always.

Dawn said...

Ohhh!! Double wow Chris this is so striking - oooh lucky person receiving this gorgeous card!
I love how you cut out the images, I'm a bit of a sticky pad junkie myself!!! LOL
The higher the better!!!!

Hugs
Dawn
Thanks for your kind comments on my blog Chris - I so appreciate it..

Rein said...

Wow, this is gorgeous Chris!!

sesga loves 1950s said...

Im feeling the same at the moment !!
I have promised handmade gifts to all ,I have soooooooooooo much to do .
I love the card its stunning !!
love from sesga xx

Kaz Scrapz said...

Beautiful card Chris (love all little extra details you put into everything - stunning!) xxx Karen

Tammy said...

This is gorgeous! I hope you're well!!!

Chriss Rollins said...

Love it.... you have sooo many different looks.

I am trying to catch up with blogging.
chriss x

Karen said...

WOW...this is gorgeous Chris!!!

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

Beautiful card Chris and I so agree about embossing. That is one of the first things that charmed me into the stamping world....still a thrill to see. I really Love what you've created!

Viola said...

Just gorgeous! Love your artwork, Chris!