Friday, 10 August 2012

Waltzingmouse Sketch

Good Morning,

Are you still watching the Olympics? only a few days left now and things are going so well for Team GB! Makes you so proud to be British!

I actually managed to make a card this week, I haven't joined in with many challenges for such a long time, but I love the sketch this week at Waltzingmouse Sketches so I thought I would have a go.

I'm starting to think about Christmas already, I do so love making Christmas cards and tags.  This card was very quick and easy to make.

I've had this Martha Stewart branch punch for a long long time and never really used it, so I thought it was about time to give it a dusting.  I punched out lots and lots of branches and stuck then to a circle which I cut with a nestie to make a wreath. I had already stamped on the sentiment (Waltzingmouse - Compliments of the |Season). The branches look better if adhered to the front and back of the circle, it seems to give a little bit of dimension to the wreath.  The berries are red self adhesive flat back pearls from the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop.

I used another Martha Stewart punch for the border and topped this with some red gingham ribbon (my favourite ribbon for Christmas projects).  I'll be making a lot more Christmas cards on the next month or so as I like to get them finished as early as possible.

Challenges I'm also entering this card into;

Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge - Favourite colours (red and green)
Christmas card Challenges - Use something new - Pearls
Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes

Thanks for Visiting
Sarah x


  1. What a gorgeous Christmas card, Sarah. Lots of fabulous punching to make your lovely wreath. I love your pearl berries, pretty ribbon and the WM greeting x

  2. Wow, this is stunning! You wrote that it was quick and easy... well, it looks like so much work to make a wreath like this one! Well done :) Thanks for playing with the Waltzingmouse sketch this week! xxx

  3. Great job building up the wreath, perfect for this sketch, great stamp too, well done and thanks for playing along with the Mischief Makers this week!

  4. What a wonderful Christmas wreath you created Sarah! love the berries and gingham ribbon - thanks for playing with the WMS sketch this week!

  5. Lovely bright and attractive card - great use of the traditional colours - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 84 - hope to see you again soon. x

  6. Oh I just love the wreath you created! What a clever use of those punches. That ,ust have taken a lot of time but so worth it! Thanks for joining us this week at Waltzingmouse!

  7. Hi Sarah! WHat a gorgeous elegant card - I have that punch too - who know you could use it for something so fabulous! Great inspiration!