Sunday, December 8, 2013

Chalk Ah Lot Christmas

I'm posting for the Chalk Ah Lot challenge this week. The theme is Christmas with chalk. I love the creation that I came up with for today and am so excited to tell you about it. I used chalk three times on my card, well kind of four. Let me tell you about them.

1. The first way I used powdered chalk by Stamp N Plus is to color in my image. I mixed powdered chalk with Stamp N Plus paint and used a paint brush to apply the mixture to my silver heat embossed image. The flowers are colored in with Stardust with a little bit of Foggy to accents the veins of the petals and the leaves are colored in with Gem.


After I was done painting in my image I had leftovers of the Gem paint mixture. 2. I took a wide paint brush that I dipped in water and then the Gem mixture and applied it to a scrap piece of vellum. It warped the vellum a little bit but I kind of like that extra texture with out a ton of weight added to my card. 


In the end I still had all three colors mixed with the paint available to do something with. 3. I combined them all together and painted the border piece of cardstock. After it dried it made a perfect surface to stamp on. 4. I used Versa Magic chalk ink to stamp the Season's Greetings sentiment



I layered all these pieces onto sparkly glitter paper by Making Memories and then to finish off my card with a rhinestone in the middle of each snowflake in the border. The rhinestones had adhesive on the back of each on so I used the Imaginicse heat tool to set them to the papers securely. The snowflake border was from a RAK a long time ago so I'm not sure who it is by.


The poinsettia stamp by Stamp N Plus is not available on their website. If you are interested in ordering one please call Luann at 715-271-1873

Thanks for stopping by.
Challenges:
http://paperprettiesblog.blogspot.com/- Christmas
http://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.co.uk/- Make it sparkle {Glitter paper and Rhinestones}
http://stampotiquedesignerschallenge.blogspot.com/- Anything goes
http://www.trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.com/- Christmas
http://delightfulsketches.blogspot.com/- You're a gem {Rhinestones in the snowflakes}
http://www.dreamweaverstencils.blogspot.com/- Holidays
http://drsdesignsblog.blogspot.com/2013/12/challenge-99-glitter-it-up.html- Glitter it up {Glitter paper}
http://happycamperscc.blogspot.co.uk/- Glitter it {Patterned paper}
http://myheartpiecesdigitalstampchallenge.blogspot.in/- Sparkle {Glitter patterned paper and rhinestones}
http://acreativeromance.blogspot.co.uk/- Sparkle {Glitter patterned paper and rhinestones}
http://alphabetchallengeblog.blogspot.com/- V is for Vellum {It is the darker colored paper behind the image}
http://cardmakinmamas.blogspot.com/- Merry Christmas
http://deliciousdoodleschallenge.blogspot.com/- Christmas
http://jellyparkchallenges.blogspot.com/- Christmas
http://pattiescreationschallenge.blogspot.com/- Christmas Card-must use an image {Poinsettia}
http://www.blogquickquotes.com/- Holiday card
http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.ca/- Anything goes
http://stempelsonne.blogspot.com/- Christmas {Main stamp is Poinsettia}
http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.com/- Embossing {Heat embossing of the image}
http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.com/- Anything goes
http://disdigidesignschallenge.blogspot.com/- Christmas Nontraditional colors


19 comments:

  1. So beautiful and the silver touches make it very elegant too.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  2. gorgeous embossing and a great entry to our Winter Wonderland Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    PS I have new candy if you are interested :)

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  3. How very beautiful..

    Thank you so much for joining us at Delicious Doodles for our Christmas/New Year challenge and Good Luck!

    Hugs,
    Karen. DT.xx

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  4. What a beautiful card. I love the colours and your use of chalk! Thanks for joining in the Happy Campers challenge. Kim xxx

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  5. very stylish and noble!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Alphabet Challenge!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  6. Thank you for sharing your lovely card with Jellypark Friends & Good Luck!
    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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  7. Ohhh ist die süße geworden. Einfach zauberhaft Weihnachtlich.
    Hab herzlichen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei der Stempelsonne
    Liebe Grüße
    Tamesis

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  8. Thanks for playing in our "Christmas Card" Challenge #81!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  9. Just a beautiful Christmas card, Cindy. Love all the layers and the non-traditional color palette!

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  10. Really pretty card! Thank you for joining us at Jellypark Friends! :o)

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  11. OH my goodness, these poinsettias are absolutely gorgeous!! I love the color combo and all the shimmer and sparkle! Thanks for playing along with DRS Designs this week!

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  12. oh that's so elegant in silver and blue! Love the image!

    Thanks for joining at Delicious doodles challenges. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky

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  13. Fab christmas card and thanks for sharing with us at Craft

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  14. Beautiful card, love the silver and blue!
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Rachelle DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com
    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

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  15. Such a beautiful creation! Thank you for joining our Holidays in a Hurry challenge this month.

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  16. Lovely festive card, gorgeous colours.
    Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge.
    Avril

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  17. Oh wow, this is BEAUTIFUL!!! Love all the detail! Thanks for joining us at Di's Digi Stamps! Hugs, Karen

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  18. Beautiful, love the soft colours!...thanks for joining us at A Gem Of A Challenge!
    Helen x

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  19. This is so soft and pretty, I love the sheen and elegance of it!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Quick Quotes for our challenge this month!!!

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