Perfect poinsettia – Christmas card

Hello again
Well it is just a few hours to go now…. yes, I’m talking about the Christmas Craft Fair which I’m organising and where I’ll be holding a stall selling my jewellery and cards.
I think(!) all the prepartions are done now – well, too late if not, I guess… haha!

I have a card to share which I’m very proud of – I think I’ll have this one out on display on my stall on a mini easel to catch the light and show off the sparkle ;)
I hope someone will enjoy sending it to a loved one this year!

Will enter it now though in a couple of card challenges…
Ribbon Carousel blog RCC87 – holiday/ celebration theme, including spooled item
Going Grey with Scrap Creations GGSC166 – Make it Sparkle
Penny Black At AllSorts Challenge: November, Anything Goes 

Take a look:
Christmas card challenge inspiration poinsettia sparkle Penny Black I stamped, watercoloured and fussy-cut the poinsettia cling stamp (‘Christmas Pride’ Slapstick) by Penny Black stamping, colouring and layering up the central petals again for extra wow dimension. Then the real wow: lots of Stickles edging the petals and gold gems in the very centre.

Just look at all the shimmeryness!
Christmas card challenge inspiration poinsettia sparkle Penny BlackToo hard to capture the loveliness of this one on camera I think – it is much nicer IRL, I’d even say!
(The classic music-score print paper is from an Authentique pad, and the ‘Merry Christmas’ ribbon was the last of some long-hoarded, by CraftyRibbons.)

Will promise to share a photo or two of the Fair ;)
Bye for now though, Rx

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  • Kelly L

    This is beautiful, I love that big poinsetta it looks stunning and would fit perfectly with our challenge at if you would like to enter.

    kelly x

  • Lynn Brown

    Beautiful poinsettia so realistic. Thanks for sharing with us at penny black & more this month.
    Lynn x