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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


  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

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

  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

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

  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

  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/

  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/...

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

  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/...

  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

  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

  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.

  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

  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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