June 29, 2016

Water Colour Wednesday - Delivering Parcels !!

Hi Everybody,

Todays card is created with a Christmas stamp but I didn't want it to look overly wintry

So I decided to paint it with brighter colours

I used Gansai Tambi water colours and I added in some lace from Wild Orchid Crafts  and a die cut shape just sitting in my bit box.

Waste not, want not ... as the saying goes so I used up what was there.

I also added in the stripes to the scarf by hand with a black fine liner pen. It just adds a little interest to the stamp.

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Over the last few weeks I have added several cards to YouTube and said that they are A2 size and from a comment that has been left on my channel somebody has disagreed with me. 

Now a few years ago I added a video about our UK A2 size and the US A2 size and the difference is enormous and I thought it was worth explaining just how much

More About Card Sizes  was added for that purpose and so if you haven't seen the video and are a little confused about the sizes then here is the link again with the explanation. 

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx


16 comments:

  1. Morning Christina, this is a terrific little card ideal for some of my grandchildren and I was wondering about the sizes of your cards too so must chech out your video.
    Nancyd xx

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  2. Lovely card, very pretty.

    Michele

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  3. Loving the colors used on your lovely card Christina ,the liner pen certainly stands out, lovely job.
    Take care
    Elaine H X

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  4. Morning Christina,
    Lovely card.
    Lydia
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  5. Hi Christina

    This is a really cute and colourful card today

    June x

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  6. Hi Christina
    What a cute little card. Ideal for children. Will have to watch the video - it's always good to refresh about sizes
    Love & best wishes
    Jenny C xxx

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  7. Lots of texture and dimension on this super sweet card. Love your coloring and added stripes too!
    Sandra Smith

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  8. Hi Christina,
    What a beautiful card! The choice of colours is brilliant. I have a big smile on my face with this one.
    Christine

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  9. Simply adorable, love the image and die. The lace looks fabulous. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  10. Hi Christina,
    Currently watching the only game in town playing at Wimbleton right now (I wonder when they'll get the roof on Court 1 as well as centre court).
    Anyway, back to business...Love the card. Teddy looks rather spiffy in his blue and yellow outfit doesn't he.
    I like to think that I'm used to the difference in our sizes and the US sizes now but the video is a great reminder and a wonderful guide for new papercrafters. The thing that I get really confused with would have to be the different ways we chose to describe the weight of our cardstock with us using gsm and the US using pound weight. I can't get my head around how to work that one out when I'm watching the US videos lol.
    BEjay xx

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  11. Beautiful card and love the colours, the lace is gorgeous too and looks a bit like a pattern made with frost!
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  12. Great card, love your water colouring, you always do such a great job. Cute image. Dianne

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  13. Thanks Christina for you useful video re card sizes, what a cute card too X X X

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  14. Such a pretty card. I love the coloring and all of the details you've added. I live in the U.S. and, to tell you the truth, I can't keep track of the A sizes..even ours, so just try to go with the measurements..but if it's not inches, then I'm lost. Thank heaven for Google.

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  15. Lovely card Christina. Thank you for sharing this with us and for reminding us of the sizes.

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  16. Lovely card Christina, very cute :)

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