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Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Winter Wonderland - monochromatic + a few others

Good morning Bloggers :o) 
I know I have not been on much lately but I have tried to keep up with your postings. I am still in the throes of thinning the clutter out and taking dozens of books to charity shops etc. I am also on holiday from work this week and trying to take it leisurely, note I DID say leisurely LOL. I've come to the conclusion it not possible to be leisurely although I did manage to read a good book :o)
Anyway, I am babbling on so I must tell you that this is my entry for the
Winter Wonderland monochromatic Christmas card challenge.
I am also using it for a first time entry at Lexi's Creations use a photograph.
I opened my photograph in MS Publisher and added the sentiment with Word Art, then printed it straight onto linen card, cropped and folded it then added the stamped Craft's UK penguin which I coloured with only shades of grey copics.

I made a batch of 12 altogether, 5 in greyscale and 7 sepia. A very simple set of cards. I will put the sepia ones on later as I now have to prepare for my crafting friend Pauline who is coming over for a day of crafting, chinwagging and laffing :o)
Jackie xx

8 comments:

Squirrel x said...

Oh hun, these are just GORGEOUS! Love how you have created them, the first one with the little penguin is my fave, he really made me smile. Brilliant. Hugs, Sxx

coops said...

wow stunning cards.the photos you have used are gorgeous and i love your little images.fab :)

xx coops xx

nnalorac said...

These are amazing, gorgeous winter scenes and love how you add the little extras, the penguin card is soooo cute Jackie.Think I need to declutter, just about crafting on the size of a postage stamp, hope you have had a fun day. nnalorac.x

Janette said...

Hi Jackie, What a brilliant set of cards, love them, can't wait to see the sepia one's though...my fav....gorgeous, enjoy your day with your friend.xx

downrightcrafty said...

oh my love how you have used these photographs and the addition of the sentiment and little image is just perfect
thanks for playing along with us this week at Winter Wonderland, hope to see you again on Friday for the next challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Lexi said...

Sounds like a fun day:D fabulous idea for a christmas set and they are gorgeous! Thanks for playing at LC

hugs Lexi xxx

kay said...

your photos are awesome,x

Debgem said...

These are really lovely. I love the way you've mixed the photos with the cute images. Looking forward to seeing the sepia toned one.

Trust the garden has got enough rain now :))))