Monday, 24 October 2011

New Stash

I'd seen these sets of stamps and dies on various websites and I finally decided that I had to try one. This is the Hero Arts/Sizzix combo of Christmas stamps and dies and my package just arrived.
I think this little chap is a real cutie, Here he is again (or his brother) doing a little gymnastics.
Both cards use embossing and pop dots to add a little dimension. The top one also has Glamour Dust added to his sweater although it doesn't show up terribly well. The trouble is that once you start adding dimension to cards the postal costs start to rise.
If it weren't so heavily layered this last one would have done for our Polka Dot challenge this week at "Less is More". Have you entered a card yet?
The embossing folders used were from Cuttlebug and the colouring was with Copics.
My friend came with me this morning to try to choose some new frames at the opticians, I fancy having a spare pair of specs... choosing this time seems particularly difficult! Maybe I'll find some soon!
ABC Christmas  Challenge - U - Unused stash!4
My Time to Craft - Punches and Dies
CASual Friday - Add colour (Copics)
Charisma Cardz - Embossing
One Stop Crafts - NO Designer Paper
One Stitch at a Time - Emboss it

24 comments:

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  2. Oh no! I had those in an online shopping cart last week, but I took them out when the total got too big! Why didn't I order them - you have inspired me with these darling cards!

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  3. Super cute! I'm hoping the birthday fairy will be delivering me these in a couple of weeks ;-)

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  4. What a gorgeous cards Chrissie.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  5. Gorgeous cards Chrissie, I love their little jumpers:)
    Val x

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  6. Such a cute Christmas cards, I love the layering! You've got yourself some really good new stash :-)

    Enjoy the rest of your week,

    Lins :-)

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  7. Awww...these are adorable Chrissie! I've been eyeing up that stamp/die set too...think I may have to take the plunge having seen these cards! lol
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

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  8. Oooooo I hadn't seen these before - they are adorable (maybe I'll see some at the NEC in a couple of weeks time and can then justify buying them)

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  9. I've been looking at these stamp/die combos too...must say you've showcased them well. My fave is the first little guy...his snowflake sweater is adorable :)
    Jenny x

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  10. I have my eye on this set too! Love both your creations, fab designs!

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  11. Both are really cute! I do like the polka dot jumper on the last one!

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  12. Fabulous card, thank you for joining us at MTTC hope you can join us again soon x

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  13. this is a gorgeous creation! Thanks for joining in our embossing challenge this week at Charisma! :) Gemma x

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  14. Adorable cards! Thank you for joining us at Charisma for this weeks challenge! :)
    Emma x

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  15. Fabulous - I love the use of white space!

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck.

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  16. Fantastic cards, Chrissie! They are both too cute! Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge and good luck! Delphine xx

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  17. Super card,love the image and the embossing part is great!

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week,best of luck!

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  18. Darling!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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  19. These are super Chrissie they are so cute and festive, I love them both.
    hugs
    Lorraine x

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  20. Both cards are sooo cute !!
    Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our embossing challenge.
    Good Luck !!
    Hope to see you back next week :O)

    Choccy x

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  21. Both cards are brilliant although I would say the top one is my favourite. Thanks for joining in with our emboss it challenge this week over at OSAAT and good luck Julie DT

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  22. beautiful, beautiful, beautiful.

    thanks for joining us over at OSAAT, hope you join us next time too.

    my little scrappingcorner
    DT One Stitch At A Time

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Thanks,
Chrissie