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Monday, 14 December 2015

A Christmas Story.

Hi all,
Just popping in to show you my entry into the Clarity Stamp Challenge.
The challenge this month is:
Now, when I saw it I thought, pffft, another challenge I shan't be entering.
I don't know about you but sometimes I struggle to get the initial idea and then when I do it doesn't always work out exactly as I had seen it in my mind's eye!
Such was the case with this challenge.
I racked my brains to come up with something fitting.
No luck! So I decided to give my craft room a bit of a tidy.
During the chaos I came across a pack of 4 mini canvases I had bought ages ago.
Then it hit me!! Light bulb moment!!
So off I went to look through my Clarity stamps (and there are a few to go through I can tell you!) and found what I was looking for.
Some time ago Barbara produced a set of stamps depicting the poem,
TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.
Perfect!
So, here is what I made with them.
I think you will agree that this is a Christmas Story alright!
I stamped them all in Black Archival ink and then coloured them in with my Distress Ink Pens.
Added a bit of glitter here and there.
A fancy sparkly ribbon and
Bob's your Uncle!
I have used Blue's on these as I am giving them to my daughter to hang in her house for my two gorgeous, adorable grandsons, Carter and Leighton.
I hope she likes it!
I shall also enter this into the following challenges:

13 comments:

  1. Such a clever idea and design it looks fab. Good luck in the challenge and thank you for entering. Xx

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  2. Very nice work very Christmas good luck in the clarity challenge xx

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  3. What a fabby wall hanging - well done and yes it does tell a story doesn't it. Good luck and thanks for entering x

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  4. I love your take on the Clarity Christmas Story - this is a keeper and will look great for years to come.
    Thank you for sharing your artwork and good luck in the Challenge.
    Merry Christmas! xxx

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  5. Super walls hanging. Glad you entered. Best of luck.

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  6. Well, no one would know that you struggled with this one! Such a great idea and combining them all together is perfect. Great job. Thanks for playing with CHNCC2. Have a Merry Christmas.

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  7. Wow, what a gorgeous project! A really lovely idea. I love all the blues. Thanks for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.

    Lynne

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  8. I can see that this will be coming out every Christmas in the future. Good luck in the Claritystamp challenge x

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  9. Love it Dawn. This will definitely be a keepsake for your grandsons to treasure. Thanks for entering the Clarity challenge, and good luck. Xxx

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  10. Dawn I love your Christmas hanging, just right for the Clarity challenge. Thanks for joining us this month and good luck! x

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  11. such a fun creation! lovely sentiments and images :)

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  12. Merry Christmas Dawn. What a lovely project and PERFECT for this months challenge!!
    Wishing you the best of luck in the challenge....p.s. I love the blue. Hugs xx

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  13. Beautiful Dawn. Certainly is a Christmas Story. I love your creation and Good Luck in the challenge. Happy New Year as well xx

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Dawn xx