Sunday, 5 October 2014

Christmas is Coming

Jenny has chosen our theme at CD Sunday Challenge Blog this time and she has reminded us all that 'Christmas is Coming'. I'm grateful to Jenny for making me focus on how many cards I need to make and maybe this year I can avoid any last minute panics by starting nice and early (well I can always hope!).

I've used A Winter Walk in the Countryside CD by Creative Crafting World this week to make my card. This is one of my favourites at the moment and I am busy making quite a few Christmas cards using these images. 

I started by making an 8 x 8 card using two sheets of A4 (partly because I wanted to use the same colour for the frame but also because I have far too much A4 card in my craft room and I need to use some of it!). I then cut a slightly smaller square in dark brown to mat everything onto. The embossed frame was cut using Spellbinder dies and an 8 x 8 embossing folder from Crafter's Companion. This has been raised up with foam tape to give some depth. The inner gold frame has been cut using smaller Spellbinder dies from the same set. The bow is from the CD and the twigs, pine cones and flower are all dies. 

I do hope you will join in our challenge and remember you don't have to just make a card or even make the whole project from a CD, just use an element and don't forget to let us know which CD you have used - the rest can be anything, stamping, digis or decoupage.


  1. Beautiful Jocelyn, i do like the 8x8 cards , love the image and dies you have used, good luck with all the Christmas cards you have to make, something we all have to get to grips with. xx

  2. This is a beautiful design Jocelyn. I love the idea of making a frame for the main image. Lovely image and the ribbon, acorn and flowers are a perfect embellishment. xx

  3. Lovely image and the red flower really pops against the softer colours

  4. Grrrr this blogger is playing up again. I wanted to add that I agree this CD is a fave of mine too. Wynn xx

  5. Lovely card Jocelyn. The secret in keeping up with the Christmas card making is to get stuck on the sofa - nought else to do.