Sunday, 15 July 2018

Merry Berries

I don't usually make Christmas cards until November but then I'm in a crazy rush, so this year I'm trying to get at least a few made early. 
I couldn't resist having a little play for Power Poppy's latest challenge and I have taken inspiration from Julie Koerber's Word Play post. I'm so used to just printing off images that I don't think about playing around with them too much.
I have taken two images 'Merriest Berries' and 'Candy Cane' and merged them behind the word Merry.  It took a little fiddling around to get them looking how I wanted and it took referring back to the full images to work out what was what when colouring!

Products used:
  • Kraft card blank
  • Black cardstock
  • My Mind's Eye 'Sleigh Bells Ring' designer paper
  • Recollections ribbon
  • ProMarkers - Berry, Red, Lipstick, Crimson, Ruby, Cool Grey 1 & 2, Holly, Lush Green, Forest Green, Cardinal, Olive, Moss, Pear Green, Aegean, Sky Blue & Black
  • White Sakura Gelly Roll


I am entering my card into the following challenges:
  1. Power Poppy - Go Ahead.... Inspire Me!
  2. Crafts Galore Encore - July AG
  3. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - July AG
  4. Colour Crazy - WK28 AG
  5. I♥Promarkers - #363 AG/Christmas in July







9 comments:

  1. AH! This is amazing Nicola! I love what you’ve done with the letters and the merging between the images is amazing! Gorgeous work! Thanks so much for joining us at Power Poppy!

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  2. Gorgeous card . Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers challenge good luck Ginny DT forI ♥promarkers
    My Blog As I do Rodos

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  3. Great card Thank you so much for joining us at I 💖 pro markers hugs Sharon xx

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  4. This is AMAZING Nicola!!!! When I saw your creation, I gasped! I love, love, love how you put this together and now see so many other ways I can use this digi technique. Thanks for inspiring!

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  5. Wow, Nicola, this is a gorgeous Christmas card, and I love how you've merged the sweet Merriest Berries digi with the letters. Fabulous card! I love the great plaid/tartan too with the sweet ribbon, but the "merry" steals the show! I love it! Hugs!

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  6. Great card, thanks for sharing it with us at Colour Crazy Challenge Janet DT

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  7. A fabulous Christmas card and a super idea for the lovely lettering.
    Thank you for joining in with the Crafts Galore Encore July Challenge “Anything Goes”. Good luck x

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  8. Great work! Thank you very much for joining our challenge at Crafthazelnut's Patterned paper challenge.
    See you text time.
    Hugs, Iwona

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  9. This technique is one of my favorites... I just love the image you used. The addition of the rustic ribbon and plaid background finished it off beautifully. Well done!

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