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09/27/2016

Tue 27

Capri Sleigh
by Sue McRae

Welcome to another blog blitz post. Sue here with my first card showcasing the new Capri Sleigh.

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I started by colouring my background in different shades of Distress Ink, placing the Memory Box Scattered Flakes Stencil on top of the dried background and applying Picket Fence Distress Ink with a sponge dauber.

The Capri Sleigh is a three piece die set making it easy to customize each section of the sleigh in whatever colours or patterns you wish! I die cut the sleigh from foil card stock (and it embosses a pretty design into the sleigh as well) and used silver glitter card stock for the runner and decorative trim.

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Of course I needed to fill the sleigh with presents and presents with glitter and sparkle. I also think the sleigh would look great filled with a few trees or holiday ornaments.

The pine trees were die cut from white card stock and where the die embosses a raised section on the tree I added Flower Soft for snowy texture. You could use glitter or beads too!

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To ground the scene I used the Merry & Bright Channel die which lets some of the background colour peek through.

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For your chance to win the Capri Sleigh please leave a comment on this post.

The blog hop continues until October 3rd so make sure to drop by every day and leave a comment on each blog post to win the specified die from the new release.

Happy Crafting!

Sue Signature New

 

 

 

Comments

Hi Sue, Wow! I love your card and the sleigh is so pretty in metallic cardstock such a lovely design it embosses into the side. I think most of us Aussies always dream of the white Christmas we grow up on, some heading overseas to enjoy it! Thanks for the inspiration and the opportunity to win a lovely die... have a wonderful week... Megan

Such a bright colourful card Sue, love all the presents loaded into the sleigh : )

I love how you shaded your background! I also really like how you added texture to your trees. That sleigh really is merry and bright!

What a lovely card...and magnificent sleigh!

WOW the abundant gifts looks awesome on the Capri sleigh...such a perfect card you made to showcase the beautiful beautiful dies...each one more prettier than the previous in this release

Ooh, your card is so 'merry and bright'. I love it! xxx

This sleigh is a must-have in every Christmas/Winter lover's stash. The detail is simply stunning!

Love the pretty scene you created. That is a lovely die. Great detail. Hugz

What a gorgeous card Sue. Your distress ink and stencilled background is so smooth and beautiful and the colours on your glittery sleigh really pop.

Sue your card is beautiful. I love the colors and the sparkle you added. The sleigh die is fabulous.

So many details to take in on your beautiful card!

This is a beautiful scene card. Love your
colours and the sleigh full of gifts is just
perfect!

What a fun card you've made using these non-traditional colors! So sweet!!

A well thought out design, nice done!

Love the colors and design of your card- very pretty !!

Oh, What FUN! Love your color combination.

Love the gifts in the sleigh. The colors are just beautiful. What fun!

The Capri Sleigh is precious. I love your tip about embossing to bring out the details.

This is such a pretty card! LOVE the Capri Sleigh and can think of lots of ways I would use it! With just a few changes it could be pulled by horses for a winter sleigh ride! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win this cool die!

So sweet...love that wonderful sleigh.

Beautiful card, love the glitter and foil cardstocks! Great choice :)

Beautiful glittery card with the cute sleigh.

I love your color choices.n So pretty!

Wow! Such a delightful card!!!

So beautifully done! Love the glittery goodness!!

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