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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Bugaboo's Christmas in July - Day 4


The challenge for day 4 is a recipe challenge: kraft, snowflakes and embossing. For this card I chose to play with the ice skating Sunbonnet image. I colored her with Promarkers and gave her some glitter on the brim of her bonnet. For the sky, I used blue paint and a snowflake stamp from Fiskars. I heat embossed with white EP. The houses are made with stamps from Panduro. I stamped onto kraft and used a white gel pen for the snow. The ice is made of foil, I got it from my sister who's a hairdresser, she uses this type when doing highlights. She's also given me some green and pink foil to play with. They come in very practical small rolls.
I added seam binding ribbon with an ice skate metal charm, as well as letter stickers for the sentiment.

This card is for these challenges:
1) Catch The Bug - Recipe (Day 4)
2) Passion For Promarkers Challenge - Christmas In July
3) Card Mania - How charming
4) Sparkle N Sprinkle - Anything Goes with Glitter, Embossing Powder and/or Flocking
5) Glitter n Sparkle - #93 Anything Goes
6) Sparkles Forum Christmas - A Winters Scene

24 comments:

scrappymo! said...

What a great idea to use the highlights foil. I know just the type that you mean...Brilliant idea!

You have been so dedicated to this challenge. I hope you win some lovely prizes!!!

The houses on kraft look great and I like the contrast between the foil, the kraft and the DP.

Shelby said...

Very cool card! Love how you've created the ice and the skate is a wonderful touch.

Shelby

Desire Fourie said...

Pia this is just precious. Adore the lake she is skating on and the houses in the background. Thanks so much for posting my 900 Follower candy badge here xxx
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Pia. I love the cute image, beautiful snowy sky and wonderful houses in the background. The foil works so well too.
Sue xx

Chrissy said...

She is so adorable Pia and love the foil ice rink she is skating on..the sky is fabulous too with the snowflakes and love the cute row of houses...fabulous card.

luv CHRISSYxx

Laine said...

So sweet, with very clever card design detail. Love it.
Laine
xx

cotnob said...

Another fabulous Christmas card Pia, I'm loving visiting your blog this week and seeing all of your Christmas makes. You've created a fabulous little scene on this one.
Pauline
x

Avril Ann said...

I adore these, Bugaboo images, Pia, a brilliant Christmas card hun, xxxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so lovely, love the great little scene you have created sweetie. Awesome.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Anne Temple said...

This is adorable. Love the color combos and how clever to use foil for the ice. So glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

chrissy xx said...

WoW! I LOve this little scene Pia. What FABulous 'ice' such a lovely idea...LOving your colours too.
Chrissyxx

sgc said...

Absolutely adorable!!!!! Thanks for playing in Bugaboo's Christmas in July challenge.

Marlies said...

A beautiful card with a cute skater. What a good idea to use the foil for ice. hugs, Marlies

Regina said...

Pia your card looks amazing! You are so creative how you had made the ice!
hugs Regina*

Tammy said...

This is so cute!! I love the adorable scene you've created, the embossed snowflakes are beautiful!
Tammy x

Loz said...

Fabulous card and scene Pia..Loz

Donna said...

This is precious. It has so much dimension with the sky, buildings, snow, ice, skater and ribbon. It is more a work of art than a card. Priceless! Donna

Sandra H said...

Your card is gorgeous and thank you for joining in our challenge at Sparkles Christmas Challenge "A winter scene " good luck and hope to see you again next time Dt Member Sandra H xx

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

I think your use of the recipe ingredients is really creative! I am so glad so popped in to share your creation for day 4 of Christmas in July with us here at Bugaboo Stamps this week! Good luck! I hope we see you joining in the rest of the week's challenges too!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
BUGABOO DT

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card. I love teh design.
Thanks for joining my Christmas in July challenge at Passion for Promarkers.
Lorraine x

Deepti Stephens said...

Love the foil idea.. So cool!

Monika Reeck said...

Piaaa this is soo cuute you know I love your charm and love the image too so so swweeet image and the scene also..it looks like she really on the snow..great card Pia...I am sorry if I am so behind at commenting because busy with MIL...hope you understand me sweety

Thanks for joining with us at CARD MANIA challenge this time

Hugs,

Monika - GDT

KalySto said...

Such a sweet and "charming" card!
Thank you for joining us at Card Mania Challenges!
Smiles, Kaly

butlersabroad said...

Oh I love it! Fantastic skating rink! We have a new challenge stating today, hope you can join in, sorry to be late commenting this month!

Hugs
Brenda B
Sparkles DT