Thursday, October 4, 2012

Crayon Blizzard

I figured the new crayon emboss resist technique I used a few weeks ago would be a GREAT way to make a snowy background for a Christmas card! I used the SnowBurst folder from last years Holiday Mini, but it would be beautiful with the current Northern Flurries folder too. I used the iSpy Sketches challenge for this one, which was a very clean and simple sketch.

And the sketch:

Orchard Season!

We've had our first trip to the local Apple Barn already, and it got me in the mood to use my favorite new line from the Holiday Catalogue. The Orchard Harvest DSP is an all time favorite of mine, particularly the super versatile and homey ginghams, plaids and crosstitching sides. But since I was using the equally awesome Perfectly Preserved bundle, I used the sides shown on this card. For this card I used the Sunny Challenges & Creations sketch challenge, the Crazy 4 Challenges "leaves" theme and the Our Creative Corner inspiration picture.

And the challenges: