Tuesday 13 October 2015

Tidings of Comfort and Joy

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I ran a piece of Coconut White Card through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Candy Stripe Embossing Folder.

I cut the Couture Creations Santa's Reindeer Die out of Vintage Gold Card twice and added 3mm Red Pearls to some of the baubles hanging from the reindeers antlers.

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Peace on Earth Stamp Set onto Vintage Gold Card using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer True White Detail Embossing Powder. I split the sentiment down into 3 pieces.

I assembled the card as shown piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat.

Phill Martin is continuing with his One Day Special on Hochanda at 9am, 12noon, 4pm and 7pm. John Lockwood also has shows today at 11am, 2pm and 6pm with some Watercolour Stamping. Double trouble!

 Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Good morning Julia

    This is a really cute card. I love it. BTW Grandchildren have nicked half of my goodies :( I should never have shown them to them! Sigh!

    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

  2. Morning Julia, love these reindeer, beautiful card. Will be watching the shows as and when I can today.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

  3. Morning Julia.
    Thank you lovely card. Take care Kitty.

  4. Hello Julia, love this card, saw you demo it too. The Reindeer are such a great die and fab greeting too. Well done HeatherT on winning the Freebie Friday card. have a lovely day all. Bx

  5. Morning Julia, I loved this card when you demo,d it and all these reindeers have their legs whey hey well done.
    Nancyd xx

  6. Great card especially for anyone who doesn't like the traditional sort.


  7. Super card Julia love the reindeers xx hazel

  8. Hi Julia this is a gorgeous card I saw you demo this one and loved it then. The dies are stunning. I didn't realise John was going to be on Hochanda today they are keeping you all very busy. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

  9. Loved this card when you demoed it Julia , so sweet.
    As you say double trouble on Hochanda , double goodies ....great that we see so much of you all on Hochanda,

  10. Love this card, the reindeer are fab and like how you have cut down the sentiment. Linda.

  11. I love this card, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  12. Loving this card, loved your demos last week

  13. Morning Julia, Wow !! a plethora of reindeer, I love it !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  14. Hi Julia
    These reindeers are so cute.

  15. Hi Julia. This card made me smile this morning, it's lovely. SueL x

  16. Like this card and enjoyed your demos last week.

  17. Loved this card when you demoed it its so cute kids will love to receive this
    Love June horrocks
    Just watching phill xxx

  18. Unfortunately I was unable to watch you demo this card but I do like it a lot. A really fun card.

  19. Morning Julia,
    Loved this one when you did the demo, fun card.

  20. Hello Julia.

    I think this is would be great for men and teens. The Santa's Reindeer Die is so sweet and they look great cut twice, I love the baubles. Thanks for sharing.

    Congratulations HeatherT

    Best wishes

  21. Hi Julia,
    Adorable card, I love the reindeer with the baubles hanging from their antlers. I may be borrowing this design. I received my one day special package very promptly the day after ordering!
    Thanks for all the great inspiration,
    Heather Treble

  22. Hi Julia,
    Gorgeous card, that ef is lovely. I'm recording all the shows to watch later.

    Have a great day.

    Linda xx

  23. HibJulia
    Love this card it's gorgeous. Oh dear, both John and Phill on Hochanda today. As you've said double trouble , but that's to our bank accounts I might add. They should have asked you as well to keep them in order.

  24. Lovely idea Julia, simple but stunning...my kind of card...luv Ursula xx

  25. Hi Julia, I love this card! It's so quirky and fun and the first thing I imagined was all the reindeers with red noses! But then I had to be sensible as there can't be six Rudolphs...lol :) x Love the card and also love the EF too......plus doing two lots of the reindeers you can hide their missing legs too! "Thank you Julia" xx Love Karen xx Oooooo and the double trouble could also be the terrible twosome! lol! x

  26. Hi Julia lovely card great ideas. Been good day watching all the shows

    Crafty hugs Pen x

  27. oh Julia I love this card, those reindeer are so cute I love them.
    Definitely on my list of must have now.

  28. Hi Julia,

    Reindeer really made me smile, very cute. Smashing card, be lovely to send to kids.

    Congratulations HeatherT!

    Hugs, T x

  29. Hi Julia,
    Lovely fun and cute card.
    Love Janet x
    from Wakefield

  30. Cute card Julia. My hard drive is nearly full with all the Hochanda shows. Never seem to have time to watch them all!

  31. Love your card Julia, it's so cute. Thought this die was great when I saw it on Hochanda. Pat x

  32. Hi Julia, super cute card I love that deer die. Take Care Melody xxx


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