Thursday, 17 November 2016

Be Merry!

Hello lovely people,

I really really did intend to post earlier this week but gosh, the time has flown by and clearly I didn't get around to it.

Given my ongoing cries of 'there's not enough time in the day', especially now I am back at work, I have decided to step down from the AYLI team so this will be my last challenge with them.  I'm so sad to leave and huge thanks to each and every DT member for being wonderful teamies :-)

So, for my very last challenge (sob sob) at As You Like It we have the theme of...

...and don't forget to tell us why it's your favourite!

Our sponsor this time is Digi Stamp Boutique with a £10 voucher

I have several favourite colour combos for Christmas and tend to choose based on the style of project I am making and any image I am using.
But, I think my favourite is blue and brown as it is simultaneously elegant yet cosy, and it suits lots of it's CAS style!

CAS Christmas card with triple embossed sentiment and holly

I tried out triple embossing for the sentiment and holly leaves and was delighted with how they turned out; the photos definitely don't do them justice!

The papers are totally scrummy too and, since I try to go for slightly quicker designs for my Christmas cards, there's no stitching but I did add a pierced border on one layer.

CAS Christmas card with triple embossed sentiment and holly

I hope you will pop over to As You Like It and check out the fabulously creative projects from the rest of the team :-)

Thanks for visiting and I really appreciate any comments that you leave,

Card recipe;
DP: Snow Queen - Galleria Paperieu
Dies: Scripty merry - Lawn Fawn, Filigree holly - Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions
Silver embossing powder


  1. Great card Kat, vote the contemporary design. Hugs Jennifer xx

  2. OK.... I need some water to get over the shock of hearing your favourite colour ISN'T pink!!! LOL! But having said that....... I love what you did here... it's very much THE style at the moment if you look in the posh card shops!

    Christine x

  3. Gorgeous as always, Kat! Good luck with future endeavors will be very missed at AYLI! LOVE and HUGS! xoxoxoxo

  4. A beautiful simple card. Lovely colours. So sorry you are leaving us. You will be missed loads. Elaine

  5. Love this very elegant design and the embossed detail looks fabulous. Sad that you are leaving us but sometimes life does just get in the way!! xx

  6. I love this contemporary design and colour scheme Kat, a beautiful CAS card.
    I'm sorry to hear that you will be leaving us but fully understand the pressures leading to your decision.

  7. A fabulous CAS style card your triple embossing and colour combo..I dont have luck very often with double embossing let alone triple..well done.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  8. Lovely elegant card and the triple embossing looks amazing! :) xx

  9. Your triple embossing looks fantastic, something I have never tried! Lovely card, such pretty colour green.
    Janice x

  10. Love love love this card so c&s perfect, great job hunny hugs me x

  11. Gorgeous! I'll continue to stalk your blog to see your amazing creations. You will be missed :(.

  12. You'll be sorely missed Kat. I love your final card for us though. Beautiful choice of colour and love the embossing. xx


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