Monday, 19 September 2016

The joy's of Creating :-) - This Christmas - #CTC003

The Joy's of Creating

This Christmas

CASEing Juana Ambida's card 

Have you ever made a card & had absolutely NO PLAN of just how or what you were going to do to pull it off!
Have you ever lost something in your creative space!

Sometimes creating with out a plan works a treat & everything just flows, when that happens 'Ooooh' the feeling is so very wonderful :-)


When I am looking at Juan's card, the card that I am to CASE my mind just goes BLANK.
 I don't have this set or that set, nor that DSP paper hahaha & to top it off I can't find my Pretty Pine thinlits! 
I only saw it yesterday gosh darn it! 
I remember sitting it on top of something, hmmm!?!

OK time to put my BIG GIRL PANTS ON!

This Christmas

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I grabbed every Christmas set I had.....then put them all back lol.
Gosh what is wrong with me...I am, distracted.... 
I only needed to pull just 1 or 2 elements from Juana's card to CASE it with. 
Get a grip woman!
Ok what does it have....A piece of string....Loads of Christmas sentiments, patterned DSP Paper, Contrasting top & pretty pines die cuts using THINLITS... 

Well that just darn well reminds me all over AGAIN
! WHERE is THAT thinlits set of mine!

Sooooooo I end up pulling my craft room apart.......this is instead of what I am supposed to be doing.
Ah ha! Eureka! I found some die cuts I had previously cut from the set....BUT STILL NO THINLITS....

Front View

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Still I have the Pine Bough embossing folder & the stamp set! 
It WILL turn up....
I try to console myself....
sniff :'(

Ok back to creating....Grabbing the gorgeous 'This Christmas' DSP.. I found an idea had started to bloom in my head. 
I reached for my Pine Bough embossing Folder & a Window Sheet. 

Oh My 
I loved the effect!!!

The idea was in full flower now!

I grabbed those die cuts I had found earlier (during the demolishing search of my room) & heat embossed them in silver.
I cut and folded some Very Vanilla card stock for my base....Looking at the DSP I had chosen I grabbed some Garden Green & some Black card stock also. 
I started layering them all. 
Embossed Window Sheet attached with Tear & Tape & a spot of glue along the top only under the gathered Music sheet, reverse side of the main DSP. Then onto the main DSP, straight onto Black, then onto Garden Green with dimesnionals & then straight onto Very Vanilla. 
Hmmmm needed something
Black twine and a silver embellishment!....nope something else......Snow flakes! 
Flurry of wishes makes an appearance. 
I heat embossed the littlest flakes onto black card stock and punched them out.

Okay I think I am happy with it now..

Inside View

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Oops forgot something!
Must have rhinestones to finish the snow flakes :-)
& I never forget to carry the theme to the inside of the card!


No I still haven't found my Pretty Pines Thinlit dies !


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If you have any questions leave them in comments below & I will reply ASAP.

Thank you so very much for visiting my blog today. 

I do hope you have enjoyed my creativity :-)


  1. Such a lovely card Kim, I love how you have used the Christmas DSP and have also added to the top of your card - it all ties in together. I Love how you have finished the inside of your card as well. I do that myself, so many don't worry about finishing off the inside - your's is lovely. Angexoxo

    1. Thank you Angela :-) you have made me to find my thinlit dies

  2. Wow - Beautiful card Kim. It just sings Christmas is here! and an absolute delight both inside and out. Love all the layers and sweet details embellishments - All works harmoniously together. The embossed window sheet is fabulous - must try this one day. Adore your Case on my card and I hope you found the pines thinlits. Awesome work! :) xo

    1. Thank you Juana for such a lovely comment. I am very happy you like my efforts at CASEing you card :-)
      Haven't found them yet :(

  3. Haha! I love your running commentary, you are hilarious! The card worked out perfectly in the end, it's gorgeous! I hope you find your thinlits & thank you for playing along at Case This Card this week! xx

    1. Thanks Jessie...My very first blog was written in this and my creative thoughts lol....sometimes the things that run through a persons mind are soooo off track hahaha.
      Very happy you like my card & I look forward to seeing who we CASE next week.

  4. Hi Kim, wow too to your fantastic creative card. Now I have to case your card too :) #CTC004 :-) . Eine wirklich schöne Karte innen und außen! Liebe Grüße aus Deutschland D. Andrea


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