Sunday, 22 March 2015

Merry Monday Challenge # 150

Finally another Christmas card to add to my pile. I had planned on making a few each month so it wasn't such a chore at the end of the year but time has gotten away from me as usual....


When I was walking Bella along the river yesterday, I was thinking about some of the challenges that were finishing soon. One of them was the Merry Monday Challenge and I suddenly had a brilliant idea!



I was going to stamp some presents and fussy cut them when I thought about going all the way and making one BIG present!

This was a little fiddly but easy to make. I cut out a rectangle from white CS. I then went about wrapping the ribbon around it using double-sided tape to keep it in place. This was then popped up on some foam tape. The bow was done separately and secured at the top. I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment (from Uniko Studio 'Simply Said Christmas') in silver. I'm really happy with how it turned out and might make some more with different coloured ribbons.

I'm going to enter this into the Uniko Studio Challenge # 19 where their theme is 'Anything Goes'. This is my second entry.

Will also link to the AAA Card Challenge # 35 where this is my fourth entry:


Its getting colder here and about to start raining...yippee! I'm off to make a banana cake and see if I can get a few cards made while no one is home. Enjoy the rest of your weekend everyone!!

Take care
Shona

15 comments:

  1. This is so simple yet so effective! Gorgeous CAS card. Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday.

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  2. How was the banana cake? I love this idea, such a quick make for Xmas, although saying that it would take me hours to make a ribbon, not my strong point. Great to see you at Uniko x

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  3. One big present is marvelous! I'm totally ribbon/bow challenged, so seeing yours here has double the impact. Fabulous card...clean, simple and splendid!
    Hugs~c

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  4. I love the very sweet simplicity of your card! Alluring and very pretty!

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  5. Another fantastic CAS card Shona - so simple yet effective.
    Great to see you've linked up at AAA Cards, Uniko and Merry Monday where I was GD this week. Sarah x

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  6. Love this white and blue present all that white space makes my CAS heart happy! Thanks, Shona, for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

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  7. I love how CAS this is. Beautiful!!

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  8. Oh this is just perfect - very clean, very graphic. I love the dimension in the parcel and the pretty ribbon too. Thanks so much for playing along with our Anything Goes challenge at Uniko Studio.

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  9. Another CAS beauty :) Love the ribbon colour too! Thanks for linking up at Uniko Studio. Hugs Bev x

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  10. Cool, crisp and so deliciously CAS, Shona ... brilliant! Any of that banana cake left??! Anita :)

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  11. Love the clean simplicity of this !!!Thanks so much for joining us at the AAA Card Challenge!!!

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  12. Awesome simple card thanks for joining in at AAA--

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  13. I really really like this. It's so simple and clever - really beautiful. Thanks for joining AAA Jenny x

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