Monday, 19 October 2015

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas by Moira Sutton

More fabulous Dinky stencils are being released this week by That's Crafty!  - a couple of Halloween and several Christmas so I decided to get the glitter out and make some cards.

Card 1

6x6 Card Blank
That's Crafty! Dinky Stencil - Bubble Tree
Assortment of Stickles
Cosmic Shimmer Green Ink Spray

1.    Apply the Stickles through the stencil
2.    Add a greeting stamp
3.    Flick the cosmic shimmer ink over the card

Card 2

6x6 Card Blank
Distress Inks Broken China and Faded Jeans
That's Crafty! Dinky Stencil - Stars Background
Sizzix Ornaments Die
Cosmic Shimmer Ultra Thick Embossing Powders – Cobalt Sky and Tropic Violet
Cosmic Shimmer Mica Powder - Red
Encore Ulitimate Metallic Gold and Silver Ink Pad
Background Stamps

1.    Used the Broken China ink to colour the background on the card blank.
2.    Work over the top with the Dinky star stencil in Faded Jeans.
3.    Cut a set of the ornaments and triple emboss, stamping into the third layer with a background stamp inked in gold.
4.    Attach the embossed ornaments to the card and add bows.
5.    Mix DecoArt Modelling Paste with Red Mica and spread through the Believe Dinky Stencil.

Card 3

Blue Water Colour Pencil

1.    Mix Glass Bead Gel and one of the mica powders and spread though the tree stencil.
2.    Repeat with the other colours.
3.    Draw a line around the tree bases with a blue water colour pencil and with wet brush move the colour into the area.
4.  Apply the DecoArt Metallic Lustre through the snowflake stencil.



  1. It is looking like Christmas! Lovely cards Moira tree stencil looks fab
    Amanda x

  2. I'll be humming that song ALL DAY now ;oD Just got that stencil yesterday and I've already gone slightly berserk with it. The bright colours give such a clean modern feel and these would make great batch cards. Lx

  3. Well you've spoilt us here Moira, 3 lots of wonderful eye candy!
    Donna xxx

  4. They're all gorgeous Moira! Love those trees!
    Alison xx

  5. Wow Moira they are gorgeous, I'm especially drawn to the glittery ones (well I wasn't known as lylac sparkle for nothing lol ) I do love a bit of sparkle. Beautiful use of those of fabulous stencils too. Hugs Debs xx

  6. It certainly does look like Christmas Moira and these are gorgeous and I just love all the sparkle on them too.
    Fliss xx

  7. Fab Christmas cards! Love the tree stencil xxx

  8. Moira, Such fabulously festive creations, gorgeous sparkle!


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