Stampin' Up! UK demonstrator Peg Coombes

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Saturday, 25 October 2014

52 Christmas Card Throwdown Enamel Dots



Another challenge set by Jacqueline the hostess this month on 52 CC Throwdown

A stash challenge using Enamel Dots

I made my own dots for this card using Stampin' Up! Crystal Effects and coloured them with the Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive Blendabilities

I squeezed blobs of dots onto the acrylic mat and let them dry overnight, then coloured over them with the Stampin' Blendabilities

The baubles are from Cheerful Christmas and for the swirl I used a Crumb Cake Stampin' Write Marker on the larger stamp in this set picking out just the swirl


The sentiment is from Endless Wishes
Here is a closer look at my Enamel Dots


I like how this turned out

Do check out what the other design team came up with here

Until next time

10 comments:

Annette Smith said...

Hi Peg, love this dotty card it looks great. What a fab idea for dots!!! x

lilybygilly said...

I love your enamel dots Peg - so much easier than the ones I made! Now all I need are the blendabilities :D Great card too, and great minds think alike with the sentiment - is it one of your favourites too? Have a lovely weekend, Gill xx

Peg Coombes said...

At hanks Gill, definitely one of my favourite sentiments x

Thanks Annette, hope you have a go at making them x

Deborah Frings said...

What a good idea to make your own enamel dots - and that way they match perfectly! I do like this clean, simple card - so pretty. Such a nice folksy feel too!

Alison C said...

So simple and pretty. Thanks for the tip about making the dots. That sends my ideas in another direction...

Jacqueline said...

What a clever way of making dots - wish I'd thought of that! - Lovely card - Jacqueline xx

fabiola jaques said...

Ils sont très réussi Peg, c'est une charmante création, sobre et très mignonne, biz

Louise van Vuren said...

What a fun CAS card! The little bell is a fab touch too.
Louise xx

Margaret said...

Interesting to hear how you made your dots Peg and they look so good. Was the bell also coloured or did you do that too?
Hugs
Margaret M

Danielle Vincent said...

I had no idea we could make enamel dots this way Peg. Thanks so much for sharing that! I can't wait to give it a try. Love your funky card :o)