Saturday, August 05, 2017

Bunnies in a Stocking!

Just imagine if you found these cute little bunnies in your stocking Christmas morning, personally I prefer a chocolate reindeer but couldn't resist making a card with the cuties. 


The image is from Lili of the Valley coloured in using watercolours and then distressed and matted onto some gorgeous patterned papers from My Minds Eye - The Merry Days of Christmas.  Added a satin red ribbon behind the image (not sure I like that).  As the bunnies were hanging in a stocking - OK that sounds painful and wrong but its late and words are failing me - I wanted to create an embellishment that was dangling too and decided on jingly bells.  Now I'm normally quite a patient person but getting string through teeny bell loops pretty much turned the air blue around me, even with a needle it was a ridiculously fiddly job, not to be repeated anytime soon.


I punched a tag and added a sentiment and eyelet and attached them all underneath the bottom layer.  Die cut a few Holiday greens and added a few pearls for the holly and some red gems to finish.

I'm unsure about this card, I think I lost interest in it after the string and bells fiasco, who knows it may grow on me over time!

Challenges:-

Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes, optional 3 (3 pearls,3 gems and 3 bloody bells lol)
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra - Anything Goes as long as its Christmas
Love to Craft Challenge - Anything Goes
Daisy Chain Challenge - Anything Goes

Supplies:  LOTV digi stamp, Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolours, My Minds Eye patterned papers, Sizzix mini Holiday greens & MB Country border dies, TH Distress Ink in tea dye, Hero Arts Gift for You sentiment stamp, Stickles stardust and Kaiser Craft gems and pearls.


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5 comments:

  1. Oooo . . . this is adorable!! Those little bunnies are just so cute and I love the dies you paired with them. The pine branches are fabulous! Thanks for playing with CHNCC2.

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  2. Lovely details with the tag and bells.

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  3. Hi Claire, a beautiful Christmas card, love the layout and the ribbon looks great, the jingly bells look cute hanging on the twine... Have a wonderful week... Megan

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  4. Such a cute image and your patience has been rewarded because the embellishments really finish this card nicely and tie in with the hanging bunnies - I'm sure 'no bunnies were harmed' as they say although the words do suggest otherwise!!

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  5. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

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