Sunday 2 December 2018

On the second day of December ....... it's time for a Blog Challenge

Happy Sunday evening .......

I hope you've enjoyed the weekend.
Yeah!!! The Christmas tree is done ....... finally!  Or rather, it will be when I put the last of the baubles on that I got today.  Hopefully there'll be enough on there now.  I'll take some pictures later and you can let me know what you think.

The Christmas presents are nearly all bought too ...... they just need wrapping now.  I think I've got everything, I was out shopping this afternoon with the kids ...... they may be easier to buy for now they're older ...... just more expensive! 
We met up with hubby ..... he managed to avoid the actual shopping bit, clever that!  We had a lovely family lunch out which was nice .... it's not often its just the four of us.

OK .... back to business.  It's time to get the final Happy Little Stampers CAS challenge of 2018 underway .......

As you can see, December's theme is ..... Emboss.  What's your favourite way of adding embossing to your cards?
Me .... I like the simplicity of embossing folders.  A quick pass through your favourite die cutting machine and you're done. 
I'm still making Christmas cards I'm afraid, and I might just be making a few more of this design.
One of my current favourite embossing folders, and perfect for this time of year is from Stampin Up! ...... it's called Softly Falling

I do love the look of white cardstock when it's been embossed ...... it always looks clean and crisp.

And I think white on white, with just a hint of colour looks fab for festive designs.

A simple die cut sentiment, layered up and inlaid into the embossed cardstock, and I added just a touch of sparkle on the bottom ...... well, you have to have glitter at Christmas!

And to finish off I added this cute little guy ......

As with all the Happy Little Stampers challenges there's a prize for the winner ..... a $20 Gift Certificate to spend in the store.  Which by the way, will be doubled if the winner has used HLS stamps on their project!
And, just in case you haven't heard, there's a huge sale on at the moment ...... why not pop over and grab a bargain

I know it says Closing Down but, don't panic it's only the store side of things.  The blog and all the monthly challenges will still be up and running.

Happy stamping!

Thanks for popping by ...... enjoy what's left of the weekend.
I'm off to hang those baubles, and then it's time to put my feet up and catch up on some TV ...... we might even watch a Christmas movie ...... Ho! Ho! Ho!

I'll see you all again tomorrow ........ I have some news to share!

Cheerio until next time .......


Julie B said...

You put me to shame with all your Christmas prep done, I'm still trying to fit it all in, in between colds!
Love your cute penguin and just the right amount of glitter! :)

Macimbalo said...

This is just so cute! I love the snow and all the embossing!!!

BożenA said...

Linda, I love all your CAS cards! You are a real master in creating them. Your projects are so delicate and they bring so many things on their own. This card is stunning!