Sunday, 1 December 2019

Anything Goes at Stamping Sensations

Hello there my lovelies,

Well, we are now into December, so let the festivities begin!  I made some mince pies and jam tarts last night as I have my family, including three Grandchildren coming over tomorrow to help put up my tree and decorations. The eldest is five and the youngest almost three, so it may be a very interesting day lol.  I'll let you know how it goes!

It's time for our final challenge of the year at Stamping Sensations and our theme this time is 'Anything Goes.'  I know that December is such a busy month for us all but there's so much scope with this theme, so why not join us.  Here's the card that I've made:


I've gone for a traditional theme myself.  I know that Robins can be seen all year round but they are associated with Christmas and I love them!  This little beauty is by Crafty Individuals and all other stamps are by Inkylicious, except for the sentiment which was a freebie from a craft show a couple of years back.  I've added some fluffy puffy stuff onto the log to add some dimension and also some glitter onto the snow, although this doesn't show too well on this photo.

We are very generously sponsored this month by: 
Be Creative 
who are kindly offering the lucky winner a £25 voucher to spend at their online store.

We would really love it if you could join us with a piece of your artwork featuring this month's theme but please remember that Stamping Sensations is a 'STAMPING' challenge, so we must see a stamped image, sentiment or quote as the focal element of your artwork, this means: Stamping must be the central point of attention and interest.

All the details of our challenge rules can be found here

Now is you're a fan of Crafty Individuals stamps, you'll be very pleased to hear that the have two shows on Hochanda at 12pm and 4pm.  Lovely Lesley from Chocolate Baroque will be helping Jean with the demos and then Jean will be helping Lesley out on her Chocolate Baroque shows too, so it promises to be a great day of crafting fun.  Jean has some fabulous new Christmas stamps and hopefully, you might see some of my samples on there.  

That's all from me for now, so I'll wish you a happy and peaceful day x

I'd like to add this card into the following challenges:

That Artistic stamper - Christmas Is Coming
Try It On Tuesday - Inspired By A Song Or A Christmas Carol (Joy To The World)
Addicted To Stamps Challenge - Anything Goes



21 comments:

Craftyfield said...

This scene is after my own heart! I had to come from Stamping Sensation for a closer look... The sky is perfect as a winter sky full of snow, the robin is a beautiful stamp and you coloured it delicately. The trees and branches complete the design perfectly, a fantastic card Sandra!

scrAPpamondo said...

You will have a busy day with all those kids! :D LOL But it's always wonderful having youngsters around, isn't it? :)
Love robins and this one by C is just marvellous! You have created an amazing wintery scene for him, love the snow on the trees!!
Hugs

Mrs.B said...

A lovely card Sandra, the little robin looks quite happy on his snowy perch. Great background too.
Avril xx

Pat said...

This robin is gorgeous Sandra and love the puffy fluffy stuff on the log, and the background scene is to die for, absolutely fantastic as usual...I love it!! x

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeoussssssssss Sandra
Gr Karin

cuilliesocks said...

Hi Sandra, you can't beat a robin on a Christmas card, it's right up there with snowmen and penguins. This is beautifully stamped and colours, love it, Kate x

Carole said...

I love Robins...so friendly...this card is fabulous and your detail touches just make it perfect! x

Sarah said...

I love this card, Robins are lovely little birds and we always have them in the garden and around the stables. I hope the tree dressing went well xx

pam said...

I also love Robins Sandra, love your beautiful card, you created a wonderful scene.
Pam x

crafty-stamper said...

Absolutely gorgeous card and Wintry scene love the beautifully coloured Robin and textured snow
Carol x

Kathleen said...

What a gorgeous robin and a really super background, beautiful card.

Kath x

Sally H said...

That is absolutely gorgeous Sandra! beautiful colouring and fabulous scene building. Stunning card xxx

brenda said...

Your Robin is beautifully coloured Sandra and looks resplendent sitting focally on your card.

B x

Marlies said...

A gorgeous winter scene Sandra. The robin looks fantastic against the lovely winter background. Marlies

Cath Wilson said...

Your art is always good, Sandra, but this is simply gorgeous. It helps that I love robins, lol, but you've captured a snowy scene so perfectly. Your snowy trees are beautiful, as are the close up parts. Lovely perspective and VERY Christmassy.
Have fun tomorrow! I'm almost envious, lol ... you'll have so much fun and every minute will be another memory to treasure. The children are a lovely age.
Just realised you entered TIOT, so thank you for joining our Inspired by a Song Challenge.
Cath x

Marjut said...

Beautiful!
Thank you for joining us at TioT.

bolletjelucky.blogspot.com said...

Wow what a beautiful scene did you stamp with that cute Robin as eyecatcher.
Thank you for joining the challenge at Addicted To Stamps Challengeblog.
Greetings Miranda (dt-ATSC)

Gerrina said...

This bird looks so "in place" in the snowy scene! Beautiful! Hugs, Gerrina

pearshapedcrafting said...

Great to see my favourite Robin here in this lovely scene! Thank you so much for joining us at Try it on Tuesday. Chrisx

KandA said...

Beautiful card and such a lovely winter scene. I love robins xx

Let's Art Journal said...

Beautiful card! I love the wintery scene with the pretty robin and your song choice is fabulous too 😁. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Try it on Tuesday! Hugs, Jo x

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