Uniko Challenge #44 – Christmas

Uniko Challenge #44 – Christmas

Hey!

Welcome to the November/December 2017 Uniko challenge. And what could be a better theme at this time of year than CHRISTMAS!

We’re hoping you’ll enjoy filling up our gallery – and your stash – with Christmas goodness and will play along with us here at Uniko.

Challenge Guidelines:

* You can use any products/stamps to enter the challenge, but we do LOVE to see you use your Uniko products. Plus, there is an extra chance to win a prize if you do šŸ˜‰

* Email entries welcome, just email a photo of your card to bev@uniko.co.uk and I will add it to the Uniko Flickr gallery and link up!

* Share the challenge graphic in your post and link back to the challenge if possible šŸ˜‰

For this challenge we have the winner of Challenge #43 the awesomely talented Sue from Sue’s Card CraftĀ  joining us as our Guest Designer. Do go check out her blog, you’ll find loads of wonderful ideas and inspiration there.

Here’s her amazing card:

Fabulous isn’t it? Be sure to pop on over to her blog HERE and leave her some love.

Here is how I decided to get my festive on…

USC#44

 

I’m absolutely loving the recently released Festive Sentiments clear stamp set, it has hardly left my desk since the release and mainly just to clean the stamps!

USC#44b

I wanted the sentiment to be the focus of the card and to appear to have a coloured shadow. It is a pretty simple technique, achieved by stamping the sentiment in a coloured ink, and then moving your card slightly down and to the side by literally a millimetre and stamping again in black ink.

I used my MISTI tool to place the sentiment and I made sure to slightly off centre it on my white card layer before stamping it in Island Indigo ink. I did practice a couple of times on scrap paper, to know how much to move my layer to achieve the shadow effect.

To finish the card off, I accented the sentiment with the holly berries and leaves from Background Builders: Vines Winter Additions and off centre layered my stamped layer with Island Indigo and Real Red card.

That’s all from me, but the Uniko Design team also have some Christmas inspiration to share, be sure to follow the links to their blogs below to find out more and I am sure they’d love a nice comment too šŸ˜‰

Ā CLICK HEREĀ to see more from Carol

CLICK HERE to see more from Deborah

CLICK HERE to see more from Izzy

CLICK HERE to see more from Jane

CLICK HERE to see more from Lindsey

CLICK HERE to see more from Rahmat

CLICK HERE to see more from Sarah P

Feeling all festive and ready to get Christmas crafting?
Well, just in case you need some more incentive to play along with the challenge here are the details of the prizes. The challenge is FIVE weeks long – plenty of time to get creative and linked up.
THE PRIZES
  • Main Winner Chosen By the DT – Ā£25 eGift Certificate
  • Random Uniko Stamps Winner –Ā Ā£4 In Stock Clear Stamp Set of Winners Choosing
  • Top 3 Chosen By DT – 150 Loyalty Reward Points

You’ve got plenty of time to play along with this month’s challenge. The deadline for submission is midnight (GMT) on Friday 29th December 2017 (7.00pm EDT).

Hugs,

Ā 

 

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Comments (5)

  • Deborah Frings Reply

    Love this card – clean, graphic and really pretty! I think this is one of my favourite stamps sets too! xx

    24th November 2017 at 2:54 pm
  • carol Reply

    Your card is, indeed, Merry & Bright, Bev! Love seeing this sentiment – and its shadow – as the star of stage. The wee holly and berries are a sweet added touch!
    Hugs~c

    25th November 2017 at 3:24 pm
  • Lindsey Reply

    Fun technique Bev. I love the non traditional colours too x

    26th November 2017 at 8:55 am
  • DUMONTIER Marjorie Reply

    That’s a great card. I love the CAS style.

    28th November 2017 at 11:21 pm
  • Nonni Reply

    Hi Bev! I’d like to join but can’t find the linky -is it in some different post? Sorry if I’m just an airhead and don’t spot it! Here’s my post: http://nonnishandmadecards.blogspot.fi/2017/12/new-challenge-at-inkspirational_16.html

    16th December 2017 at 9:07 am

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