Saturday, 26 October 2013

White stash!

Finally found some 'ME' time yesterday and then sadly discovered the mojo had gone walkabout!

With creative ideas sadly lacking I thought I'd best stick to CAS cards as simple layouts were all that my brain cells would manage.

And it also gave me a chance to use up some of the smaller pieces of pearl card laying about - cuttlebug to the rescue, some dies and embossing folders and a bit of glitter and so began a Christmas card making session.

Two cards to share - one tent card, one square, same basic design just using different die cut trees and sentiments.

The punched out glittery snowflake was not intended originally -  but there was a dirty mark on the embossed piece which I didn't notice until I stuck the other bits on - happily the little glittery flake covered up my smudgy sins!

The sentiments were stamped using Stone Gray Stazon - I treated myself to a little PB stamp set this week and these were included in the set. 

Challenges -
Charisma - WOW
Aud Sentiments - Christmas Sentiment
Allsorts - Treemendous
Craftin Boutique - Anything Goes
Nutcrafters - Lots of Layers
Crafting Musketeers - Christmas
Pixie's Playground - Snippets

These are the first of quite a few done yesterday so am feeling rather smug as for once I am getting myself organised! Whether it will last or not is a different matter!!
Thanks for calling in today - hope you're all having a great weekend. x

UPDATE - 
Everyone asking me about the die for the larger top card - it's a Memory Box one called - would you believe - 'Twiggy Tree'!! LOL

33 comments:

  1. Lovely CAS Chritmas cards with the WOW factor Viv...

    Anne

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  2. These are beautiful Viv, lovely CAS designs...really must start my Christmas cards.
    Wendy xx

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  3. Hi Viv

    Lovely to find a bit of "me" time! I think you put it to fantastic use.

    Fabby makes .. .. especially the sparkly torn edges.

    I don't think Mr Mojo has gone anywhere!!

    Hope you are well and having a good weekend.

    Love Jules xx

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  4. Isn`t it a pain when you finally get some time and Mr Mojo goes walkabout? Not that you`d notice, these are both fab. Love all the white and the glittered torn edges. Thanks for sharing.
    Lynne xxx

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  5. These are wonderful white on white Christmas cards. Great clean designs - like how you tore paper to make the snowy ground!

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  6. Gorgeous cards,lovely designs and details.xxx

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  7. Stunning CAS cards, really fabulos designs.
    Sue xx

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  8. These look fabulous Viv and looks like your mojo is returning back. thanks for joining our challenge at Allsorts this week
    x catherine

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  9. Two fabulous cards, love them both.

    Kath x

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  10. LOve you wow cards, the left one is my favourite..I have joined charisma cardz to..
    Ciao Blankina

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  11. I do love a bit of 'white on white' Viv! Beautiful cards, love the twiggy tree. Xx

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  12. Hi Viv...gotta hate those marks that mysteriously appear! Great idea with the snowflake, and it looks just perfect there. Your CAS looks stunning!!!
    Dot x

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  13. Beautiful card Viv I love the white one white and the design.
    Kevin xx

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  14. Your cards are absolutely beautiful Viv, I love white on white. You did a great job with the added texture and glitter.
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  15. Two fabby cards Viv. That's a kick in the rear end for me to bite the bullet and give white on white a serious whirl. They look so classy, love both the trees and the tron 'snowy hills' are great.

    Hugs, Di xx

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  16. If you made these two stunning cards with no mojo, what can you do when it returns :o)
    Jackie xx

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  17. Wow! These are gorgeous!! I absolutely love the one on the left, and wonder where the tree die is from? I hope you will have more me-time in the future.

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  18. Fantastic cards Viv, you are getting the Christmas spirit early.
    Yvonne

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  19. These are so beautiful - I love WOW cards. Thank you for sharing these for our 'Christmas in October' challenge at Crafting Musketeers, Hazel, DT - you could also enter these into my CHNC challenge extra for October - I'd love to see them there too. x

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  20. What a lovely entry for my Treemendous theme at Allsorts this week Viv, thank you so much for joining in.

    And thanks for your message the other day, I did receive it but still having to keep the typing limited (hence some c&p).

    B x

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  21. Two lovely WOW cards Viv and they certainly do have the WOW factor! Susan x

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  22. Well Viv, mojo did an awesome job, these cards are just beautiful...I miss mum too, two years and I did not have time to mourn her looking after dad, now I feel lost and ridden with guilt...crafting helps forget.xxx

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  23. both so gorgeous viv.i love your white on white designs and the sparkle is fab :D

    xx coops xx

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  24. Wow two fabulous, classy cards Viv! what die is the larger pic ( tree) one please.....Memory box?? :) Viv xx

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  25. Stunning w-o-w cards, Viv! I came to meet you following a link from another talented Viv!! Darnell

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  26. Wow! It would be difficult to chose which of these beauties I like best. Enjoyed the clever use you made of the different dies, tearing the paper, and keeping it all white! Read with a smile about the snowflake addition...makes me feel better about my own 'opportunities'. The snowflake was perfect on this card. Really loved the white on white theme. TFS & Hugs

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  27. Beautiful Work thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz Challenges
    Erin

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  28. Beautiful card.Stunning layers.Thank you for joining in with us over at Nutcrafters.Good luk.Hugs Debbie x

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  29. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting Musketeers and good luck.
    Mags
    x

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  30. Stunning cards love the Twiggy tree think i might have to get that die. Thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week x

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  31. Gorgeous white creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  32. This is stunning Viv! Thank you for joining in at Allsorts this week. Jo x

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  33. Adore the white on white. Both are stunning. Thanks for joining in at Aud Sentiments this week.

    kathy b

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