Sunday, 1 December 2013

A Very Vintage Christmas! - Our Creative Corner's December Challenge

Welcome back , dear readers, followers and crafting friends,

to another edition of Our Creative Corner's challenges!!! Laura, who is your lovely host for this month's challenge, chose

A Very Vintage Christmas


which means you are to use neutral colours only!

Seems the 1st of the month will be a double-feature day over here in the future as it presents TWO new challenges - the one over at Our Creative Corner AND at SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges! So, please, check out both as they are really worth a look and I hope both provide a lot of crafting fun and inspiration for you. 

Back to the Very Vintage Christmas:

I admit this was a rather hard job for me to do as I rather seldomly dare create "vintage" combined with that touch of delicacy neutral colours add to this sort of makes.



I used a lovely stamp from Red Lead for the cones and a script stamp with X-mas greetings for the background. The flourishes were die cut using the Tim Holtz "mini flourish" Alterations Sizzix die. Some sprinkles of dark brown and gold for more texture and a velvet ribbon added to the bottom for a more festive feel. I also added some tiny blots of clear stickles for a bit of "snowflake bling" - done!

I hope you like it and you definitely should check out the vintage X-mas makes my awesomely talented teamies have prepared for you over at the challenge blog!!!
I so look forward to see your entries (which will definitely put me in a very merry mood ;)

As usual some close-ups:












If you also want to know the new challenge over at SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges, scroll down to the previous post. ;)

Hugs, happy crafting and enjoy the pre-Christmas period!!!! (I definitely will ;)

Claudia x

I enter this tag to the following challenges:

Fashionable Stamping Challenges - In the Holiday Spirit
The Artistic Stamper - Anything Goes
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes



23 comments:

  1. Beautifully composed and such soft colours. I love this Claudia. Jenny x

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  2. It's so lovely, Claudia - delicate and ethereal... it's so cool seeing what happens when you work in pale neutrals - it's like a whole other side of you comes out to play!! I think it's beautiful.
    Alison xx

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  3. I love the background you created for it and especially for the flourish! You make neutrals rock!

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  4. und noch so ein T*R*A*U*M*T*E*I*L Claudia...

    Du bist eine einzige große Bereicherung für die Stempel- und Mixed Media Welt!
    Danke für Deine wunderschönen Arbeiten!

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  5. I notice this beautiful tag at Our creative corner and I have to take a closer look...fantastic details Claudia!
    Big hug

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  6. Oh this is so beautiful Claudia, I love your neutral colours and the design is stunning! Hugs, Anne x

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  7. Ein traumhaft schönes Tag, liebe Claudia! Wunderschön gestaltet.

    Ich wünsche Dir einen schönen 1.Adventssonntag.

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  8. I love the softness of colours on this tag with that slight hint of colour, fabulous!!
    Love
    Amanda x

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  9. So unusual - and very beautiful.

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  10. You managed to take on this challenge Claudia to perfection! I love the delicate way you have put your tag together, it looks just stunning!

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  11. Beautiful tag Claudia, the soft colours look super.
    Yvonne

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  12. What a beautiful tag, a pleasure to get at Christmass!

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  13. Your projects are all so beautiful! I'm so glad I found your blog. Your truly inspiring.

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  14. Das Tag ist toll, mir gefallen die Farben seeehr gut! LG und gute Nacht! Valerie

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  15. The close up pictures show just how beautiful this tag is Claudia. I love the delicate layers and those stunning neutrals you've put together. The little spritzes and splatters are a perfect finishing touch too. Gorgeous! I will catch up with you soon.
    Hugs, Julia xxx

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  16. Such a beautiful tag, the longer you look, the more you see!
    thanks for sharing with us at FSC!
    xxx Ellie

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  17. Gorgeous tag, Claudia! I love the embellishments and die cuts. Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  18. This tag IS SO AMAZING! Love it!

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  19. What a gorgeous tag. We love it. It looks like it's full of texture.

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  20. Hi Claudia. The softness and colours are beautifully vintage...very feminine and so easy to just keep looking at.
    Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas and thank you for joining us at FSC this month.
    Dot x

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  21. Fabulous and thank you for joining in The Artistic Stamper challenge this month .

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  22. Gorgeous tag Claudia, love the soft colours with those images and lovely background.
    Thanks for linking up with FSC
    Avril xx

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