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Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Bah Humbug Challenge 28 - Shapes

This week the ladies over at Humbug Towers have asked us to make a shaped Christmas card.

At the weekend we had a marvellous workshop with the lovely Jenny, our Stampin Up demonstrator, and she had done a really nice double diamond card so I decided to use this shape for my challenge card.  I began with some card I had in my stash which was cut to 12" x 5" and then I folded it to make the double diamond shape (there are lots of templates/tutorials on the net).  I matted and layered silver mirri, blue pearlised and green pearlised card and stamped and embossed a snowflake from a Stampin Up set.  The sentiment is also from a Stampin Up set and was cut out using the oval and scalloped oval SU punches.  I have also used a Martha Stewart punch to add interest to the edges of the card and a small Tonic holly punch for the embellishments on the diamonds.

Thanks for stopping by.

4 comments:

  1. That's a great shape for a card and I like what you've done to turn it into a Christmas card for the shaped challenge at BH

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  2. Hi Karen
    I am so struggling to visit everyone's blogs at the moment. Just back from holiday, washing - ironing - work - eeeeeeeeeek just can't fit it all in. So glad I've got a little blog hopping time though or I would have missed this amazing creation. Love the colour scheme. Wowza a brill card.
    Ann xxx
    Bah! Humbug! DT

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  3. Love this shape Karen!
    Val xx

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  4. Oh wow! This is a truly beautiful card & again a shape I've never tried but you've made a wonderful job of it here. Love the colours too. Thanks so much for playing along with the Bah Humbug challenge x

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