It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Posted by on November 1, 2013 in Annabelle Stamps, Christmas Cards, Copic markers, Embossing, Hero Arts, Stamping | 6 comments

Hello. It’s time for another month long challenge at AnnaBelle Stamps…. and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Can you believe it?

I certainly can’t even get into Christmas mode as this week my family and I are moving, so I am up to my eyeballs in boxes and packing and to top it off I have a cold too! I will actually be taking a bit of a blogging break while we move – so things will be a little quiet here for a while. But the good news is that I hope to get a crafty space in our new house and not in the corner of our dining room!


Not your traditional Christmas colours, but I had fun experimenting. I white heat embossed the wreath ontoΒ  blue card stock, then water coloured the leaves with Distress markers and a watercolour brush.

Merry Christmas Wreath

Merry Christmas Wreath - detail


Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Holly branch stamp set, AnnaBelle Stamps Christmas Scene Baubles stamp set (sentiment and bows)

Ink: Versamark ink, Distress markers – Peeled Paint, Barn Door

Card: Hero Arts Folded Note cards – Snow and Powder

Other Supplies: AnnaBelle Stamps white embossing powder, anti-static bag, heat tool, foam dimensionals, AnnaBelle Stamps Cherry Sprinkles 3mm and 4mm, Glossy Accents (to adhere sprinkles)

Be sure to check out the rest of the Belles’ projects – their links are on my side bar.

Thanks for stopping by,
I’ll be back after the move! Wish me luck πŸ™‚

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  1. Marion, I hope the move goes well, it’s such a huge upheaval but well worth it… Especially if you’re getting a craftroom out of it!! :0) I love the contemporary colours, that wreath is beautiful…… You’ve inspired me to try colouring on a different coloured base card now :0)
    Jenny x

    • Another fabulous card Marion! All the very best with the move it’s always so much fun…..

  2. Love your wreath – pops on the blue. Hope the move goes smoothly. I don’t envy you all the packing/unpacking at all!

  3. What a BEAUTIFUL card Marion – I LOVE the white embossing – looks so fresh and love how the red bows just pop against the other colours.

    Best wishes for your move and hope that your cold goes away very quickly (you don’t need that on top of everything else!). I have moved a few times and it’s amazing how much stuff you accumulate without even realising!

    {{hugs}} Jocelyn

  4. Beautiful, Marion πŸ™‚ Hope your cold soon clears up, and that all goes well with your move (remember “Rome wasn’t built in a day” – winkwink)!

  5. Oh I hate moving so I sure hope yours goes well Marion. Love your card, the colours are just gorgeous πŸ™‚

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