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Sunday, 3 December 2017

Christmas at 613 Avenue Create


Good Morning,
Today we have a brand new challenge over at 613 Avenue Create.

As always its Anything Goes with the Optional Twist of Winter/ Christmas

Here is my project for the challenge…

It’s our granddaughter’s first Christmas and I wanted to make her a keepsake card for her memory box.
So I decided to try my hand at a shadow box card. I can’t believe I’ve never made one of these before!
I used a 160 gsm weight of paper for the actual box but mounted it onto a card blank which is 300gsm. I found using a thicker card made it difficult to fold and manipulate the box during construction.
I printed paper onto the card from the Nitwit collection Joyful hearts - here
The snowflake was made from a memory box die and the foliage was cut using one of the dies from a set I bought from ‘The Works’. It cuts like a dream and there were 5 dies in the pack for £3 – amazing!
The Christmas tree and snowflake on the mittens was made using a stamps by Chloe Christmas tree and sthen heat embossed with Wow embossing powder ( Blizzard) – all available here
The die cuts were glittered using Tonic glitter.
The sentiment was made on the PC.
I drew my own mittens onto ValerianeDigital sweater paper and then fussy cut them adding a touch of glitter onto the cuffs.
The ribbon is from my stash.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges ….

Come and Get It - W3E - (December) Christmas
Glitter n Sparkle - W, F - #268 Anything Goes
A Bit More Time to Craft (2W, P1/15, E3) Always Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1, E3) - Always Anything Goes
Card Mania (M, P1, E5) #99 – Christmas
Christmas Cards All Year Round (M,P1, Must be Christmas Card) December Anything Goes
Classic Design Team Open Challenge (M, P1, E3, Must be a DT creation) Always Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra (M, P1) - Always Anything Christmas Goes
Love to Craft (M, P1, E5 , no completely digital projects)  #17 - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas W,must be Christmas   - Anything Christmas Goes - optional theme: Quick and Easy
Scrap and Craft Inspiration M, 1st Saturday -December - Anything Christmas

16 comments:

  1. What a lovely keepsake I’m sure your granddaughter will treasure it, must look at for those dies at my The Works, love that shop, have you tried the glitter card from B&M ? It’s amazing. Hugs x

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  2. Sheryl - what a beauty that is!!! Congrats on your idea and execution... I know they will love this!
    ~ginny
    RubberMAD

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  3. Hi Sheryl, The link to Scrap & Craft inspiration challenge is now live could you please add your card so we can all view it.
    Hugs Suzi x

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  4. What a precious project and so incredibly beautiful! Hugs, Autumn

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  5. This is sooo pretty! I love the diecutting and colours and patterns you have used! Thank-you for entering our challenge at Glitter n Sparkle this week - Vic, DT x

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  6. Oh my this is just super gorgeous work. I love it. Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/

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  7. This is a gorgeous card for your granddaughter to keep, I love the winter mittens!
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Janice DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/...

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  8. This is super. You might like to enter it over at The Crafters Cafe embossed challenge too. CarolG

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  9. This is just gorgeous Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT Owner/Admin for http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

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  10. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for our December challenge 17 at Love to Craft, Hazel, DT - thank you also for entering this for both of my CHNC challenges. x

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  11. This is such a cute keepsake for your granddaughter's first Christmas! I love those little birdies in the corners, too! Thanks for sharing with us at the CCAYR blog! :)

    ~Marie B -DT

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  12. Sorry I'm a bit late with the comment.
    What an adorable card. Love the soft colors. Thank you so much for joining us at our challenge at Come and Get It.

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  13. Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Alysha DT for  Classic Design Team Challenge

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  14. Absolutely gorgeous, Sheryl - I'm sure she will treasure it.

    Thanks for joining us at Christmas Cards All Year Round and Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra.

    Helen x

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