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One Layer Stocking for LIM and Memory Box

Hi Everyone,

still more Christmas cards... I know. I am getting tired of them and I am running our of ideas... I wanted to play with Less is More, because I love to make one layer cards. My problem was the stocking... the few I had in my enormous pile of stamps I did not like one little bit...

So I had to improvise. Took that cute Penny Black stamp, where Hedgie is peeking out of a boot and masked off the boot and them drew it into a stocking. It worked! I "hung" the stocking on a string and added the little sentiment (ancient Inkadinkadoo set). the little stars in the stocking a tiny W&W stamps.

Linking up with:
Penny Black Saturday challenge - Christmas/Holidays

And now my second card:

I made that for this month Memory Box challenge - Season's Greetings.

Actually the black cut out sheet is a left over from an Advent calendar I made for my kids. I know I have promised to show it here on my blog, but I have not yet gotten around to it. Anyhow memory Box has those cute little ornament numbers, some of which I used on THIS  and on THIS card. Perfect for an Advent calendar. And why throw away the negative die cuts? 

I spritzed the background with various inks. I filled in some of the cut outs with silver glitter baubles and added some sequins.

Pretty easy - I have another card like this coming up....

Also linking up with:
Color Throwdown - any Christmas creation, any color - love this!

Happy Stamping!
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Sazzle Dazzle said…
2 stunning cards as always Cornelia and loving the super cute and colourful hedgehog. Great take on our stocking challenge! thanks so much for playing along this week!
Sarah xx
Less is More
ThePurplePlace said…
Brilliant idea with the little came out perfect and the stocking is adorable Thanks for the creative idea!!
Aileen said…
Two brilliant cards And I love how you used the stamp, masked off and drew your own stocking. Too clever.
Wanda Cullen said…
Great pair of cards and especially love the creative and clever way you used the negative cuts! Thanks for joining us at Color Throwdown! Merry Christmas!
papierelle said…
Grandios improvisiert und total süß!! Und Karte zwei ist grandios edel!!
LG Gundi
Flo said…
Der Igel im Strumpf gefällt mir soooo gut!!! Toll, wie du einen vorhandenen Stempel einfach "umgebaut" hast. Die Idee ist großartig.
Liebe Grüße
Ruth said…
They are both fabulous, but I'm so impressed by your one layer stocking card. That's really clever use of the stamp and to hand draw it too is impressive :) xx
conil said…
See, I told you you were a genius, and this post proves it. That stocking is beautiful. Love these hedgies but the way you made him pop out of a stocking is just too adorable. Then you show a fabulous card made from the negative of several diecuts????? I am humbled by your brilliance.
Anne said…
Cornelia how clever to create your stocking! Both cards are stunning.
Thank you so much for joining us this week.
Merry Christmas!
"Less is More"
Anita in France said…
How adorable is that little hedgehog in his stocking, Cornelia ... brilliant improvisation! Awesome, artsy baubles ... the background is amazing! Hugs, Anita :)
Greta said…
You are so creative, Cornelia! Love your cards & so glad you joined us at PBSC!
cm said…
Your hedgehog peeking from the stocking: cute and certainly innovative! And your ornament card is delightful! The black background really makes the colours pop!
Neets B said…
Such a clever idea to improvise here, Cornelia. I love how it turned out and your colouring is just wonderful too.
So sorry for the late visit!
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More
linda said…
aww, what a cute and creative card featuring that adorable hedgie! thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more.
Tracy said…
Thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x
Helen said…
So cute - love your 'adapted' stamp!
Thanks for playing at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
Merry Christmas & best wishes for 2016!
Helen x
Kim Heggins said…
Cornelia....just so sweet. I love your wonderful critter peeking out of your stocking and I love how you changed it up too. Adorable!
Whisper said…
Ooooo well done you for turning hedgie in a boot to in a stocking (and drawing it too), thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More this month, Luv Sam x

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