Wednesday, September 7, 2011

CCCC #30

Good Morning! I hope everyone's day is off to a good start. It is raining in NY and one thing we don't need is more rain after the Hurricane last week. Nature is sure giving it to us lately: an earthquake, then a hurricane and now remnants of a tropical storm. What did we do? I wish I could send some of this rain to Texas where they are having a major drought. Oh well, on to my card.

This week Meriah from Tattered Time is hosting the Cricut Cartridge Chaos Challenge on her site. She alternates weekly with Paula from More Than Favors. The cartridge chosen by their followers this week is Gypsy Wandering. I love a chance to use my Gypsy so I had to participate.

This card was very time consuming, lol. I cut the reindeer at 3.82 and the trees at: 4, 3.75, & 3.53. I used Chocolate Chip CS from Stampin Up. I flocked the trees different shades of green. I used Distressed stickles in Scattered Straw for the antlers and diamond stickles to highlight the swirl on the reindeer. I hand sewed the snowflake patterned paper (DCWV) to the turquoise paper (Recollections). That was my first time doing it and boy was it intense, lol. I love the look of it in real life. I corner chomped one side (to hide a cut in the paper, lol). I stamped Noel in Timber Brown from Staz On. Super simple but  a lot of time for elements to dry and then there was the sewing, lol.

I really love this card. I am going to save it to give to someone special at Christmas time. I hope you enjoyed my card. Please head over to Meriah's site and join in on the fun. You have until 11:59pm Sept. 11th. Good luck!

1 comment:

  1. really like the rounded corners on the left and your back ground paper suits the reindeer perfectly.