Storybook Gnomes Blue Christmas

by Joanne James10. February 2024 06:00

Today I have a nice early post for you as I'm guesting with the lovely team over at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown this week! I won their December sketch challenge with this card so was delighted to be invited by Andreja to join them as a guest. This week it's colour week and they are inviting us to make cards using a blue and white colour combination:


For my card I used the current layout over at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge and grabbed some retired Storybook Gnomes designer series paper and set to work. Take a look at what I came up with:


 Here's the low-down on today's card:

My card started with that vertical panel of blue and white patterned paper - so pretty! I added a simple Balmy Blue banner then a sentiment from the retired stamp set 'Hug In A Mug' and a gnome that I diecut from another sheet of paper using my Gnomes Dies:


 I added a little extra detail on the inside - a sentiment from 'Gnome For The Holidays' and a partial toadstool house: 


Lots of little touches of blue for another Christmas card to add to my stash!  Thank you to the team over at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown for having me as their guest this week and for keeping me making Christmas cards throughout the year!

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Comments (3) -

2/10/2024 1:15:59 PM #

oh Joanne, quelle charmante carte, fun et mignonne, merci d'être notre guest designer cette semaine, biz


LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
2/11/2024 7:44:43 PM #

Oh my gosh, how cute is this! I love your little gnome and I LOVE the colors! I will definitely need to play along with this one!


Brand R
Brand RCanada
2/12/2024 3:19:52 PM #

Adorable, I love the background paper and your gnome is adorable. The colours are great for a winter card. Thanks for playing along with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC).

Brandi R.
DT member AHSC


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