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Sunday, 6 July 2014

Die-ing for Christmas in July is Quirky!

Lyn set us the challenge of Christmas in July at Quirky Crafts, with die cuts or punches, and then couldn't find her die cutting machine! I thought I was bad!
Anyway our sponsor is the great Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps and as soon as I saw Ike's Art Bauble Cat I thought of the idea of making the bauble cat into a bauble too, but my attempt at "lights" for shine have failed miserably and look like dirty patches that I forgot to colour. I used Spellbinders dies to cut the paper panel, bauble and poinsettia and a Martha Stewart punch to make the pine branch. Papers are some old Papermania ones, and the ribbon is from Crafty RibbonsI added a few flat back pearls to the centre of the poinsettia. The bauble and cat are coloured with Promarkers and I added some sparkly Mod Podge over the top. I am already working on another version, this time a Siamese cat!

Inside I die cut two panels from the paper and a smaller bauble in white to write on.

I know it isn't the greatest but I have entered my card in the following challenges:
Ike's World Challenge Blog - Christmas in June (7th July)
Tuesday Throwdown #207 - anything goes
Crafty Ribbon - anything goes with ribbon (Thurs)
Pile it on #27 - flowers (Sun)


  1. Super cute card! Love the die cut you have used with this image. Love how you have finished the inside as well!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Ike’s world challenge. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

  2. Love the scene in an ornament. I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.


    Tuesday Throwdown DT

  3. Oh no! I hate it when that happens...but you live and learn right? Ornament came out great and the sheen/sparkle is wonderful. Great poinsettia and love what you did with the inside of card. Glad to have your fab card entry at Ike's World Challenges. Shoni, DT

  4. Such a cool card and clever idea making Bauble Cat into a bauble :-D
    Thank you for using one of my images and for playing along at IKEsWORLD CHALLENGES :-D

    IKE xx


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