Christmas is coming!

I'm here today with the new themes for November at the monthly challenges I am on the DT for at We Love Stamping and Stamping Sensations and they both have a Christmas theme.

At Stamping Sensations the theme is Christmas Celebrations. For my DT card I have used a bauble stencil from Sweet Poppy. It is preloved and so I am a little behind with the trend for using it. I used DIs for the stencilling and then stamped inside the bauble with various stamps. I used a CC embossing folder for the background.

At Stamping Sensations our prize this month are these two stamp sets kindly donated by a regular entrant - thank you. 

At We Love Stamping our theme is simply ****Christmas****. For my DT card I used an older Woodware robin stamp that I tracked down after seeing one of my teamies use it as I do love a robin. I stamped onto a background I had created by dragging inks, and then coloured in the image. Matted and layered onto various cardstock.

At We Love Stamping we will have two winners for The complete At Home with Santa range.


Aquarius said…
Two fabulous stamped Christmas cards in different styles
brenda said…
Not behind at all using that bauble Lynn, think it's one that will come out time and again, you have used it beautifully here and the background on your second so effective.

B x
KarinsArtScrap said…
gorgeous card and a beautiful card Lynn

gr karin
Sarn said…
Both festive makes are lovely Lynn. I am particularly loving that super bauble stencilled scene though.

PS: Nip over to the Snippets Playground for a lovely surprise!
Mervi said…
Two fabulous cards, my fave is the first, it is so beautiful;-))m
Love your stencilling Lyn, beautiful shading and the scene is gorgeous. A really lovely card. OH! I love those Robins, again great inking and design.
Faith x
KraftyKoolKat said…
Two outstanding cards Lynn, my favourite is the first one as well.
HilaryJane said…
Great cards today Lynn. I always admire those scenes within a scene cards and yours is pretty special. I have never made one myself, but love the look. Love the embossed background too. Your stylised robins are really cute too xx
Pauline C said…
2 gorgeous cards Lynn - that bauble stencil is a classic, I have been meaning to buy it this year and somehow haven't got round to it .. but there is still time yet!! Lucky you if you managed to find it pre-loved. Your soft stencilling with it looks really fab. I also love your inking technique with that very cute robin stamp - lovely!
Pauline xx
Love so much that bauble stencil, and you filled it with a wonderful scene!! It's a so classy card!
The Woodware stamp is very cute and love the unique look it has on the dragged ink background, wow! Beautiful match with the Dp layer!
Fiona said…
lovely cards Lynn, that bauble is so effective and the stamped image really pops out.

crafty-stamper said…
Both fabulous cards love the stamped Wintry scene inside the stencilled bauble -and the birds and P.paper on the second card
Carol x
Mary Marsh said…
I saw your stenciled card over on the Stamping Sensations Blog. I am new to this stencil as well and used it on my entry for the challenge. You created such a pretty card with the stencil.
Helen said…
This is beautiful Lynn - love how you stamped inside that gorgeous bauble!
Thanks so much for your kind comments on my blog and for letting me know what my mystery bauble stamp is!
Helen x
Ellibelle said…
Both cards are absolutely beautiful! I always love all the work I see done with that bauble stencil, this one is no different and your scene is absolutely beautiful! I may just need to put this stencil on my wish list!
Beautiful bird card too, the inky background panel looks fantastic!
Mrs.B said…
Two fabulous cards Lynn, I almost used the bauble stencil too, love the little scene you created. I do like those cute robins and they look great on your inky background.
Avril xx
coldwaters2 said…
Beautiful festive creation Lynne I love the globe and the scene within it superb work
lolo x
Gorgeous background for the trio of stacked hens, Lynn - love this!! Thanks for inspiring me at We Love Stamping = I've played along for the first time!
Anke said…
Wonderful christmas cards Lynn, I love the birds and the lovely winter scene with the deers, fantastic art.

Greetings from Germany
scrappymo! said…
This is such a beautiful card! I love the look of both...You are so very creative.
Thanks for taking part in the Rudolph Days Challenge!

Will try to get an email off to you tonight.