Sunday, 25 November 2018

CD Sunday -' Blue and White' - chosen by Margaret

The 'Blue and White' challenge is our last but one challenge before Christmas and for my card this time I have used a new favourite pair of dies. (I have lost count of the number of times I have said that).

I love the 'Steampunk' style of art and these two new dies are just a perfect example of that genre.
I looked up Steampunk and genre and this is what I found:

Steampunk fashion is a subgenre of the steampunk movement in science fiction. It is a mixture of the Victorian era's romantic view of science in literature and elements from the Industrial Revolution in Europe during the 1800s.    

For my card I have found the perfect background from a CD by Glenda Waterworth - Artylicious -  Seasons Greetings - Disk 1.
The background has 'stars' as you see, but to me, they look like cogs within stars and therefore perfect for steampunk. The blended blues that Glenda used also seems perfect for my scene of Santa flying his motorised sleigh/balloon across the skies on his present delivering mission. Even the sentiment is pure steampunk.
Here is the card:
I added some die cut silver snowflakes and some fabulous gems that I found at my local Aladdin's Cave that is 'The Art of Craft'. I wish you could see the way that they sparkle  Santa and the sentiment were die cut from the double-sided pearlised card that I also purchased from 'The Art of Craft'.
I think that this truly one of my favourite Christmas cards of the year 2018.  I confess that I have made another three but for one of the extras I used a goldish coloured background from the same CD with  gold snowflakes and coloured gems.

I hope you are all getting on well with your Christmas cards and -  I look forward to visiting your blogs to view your 'Blue and Whites'  - whatever the theme.
The dies that I used are by Creative Expressions - Flying Santa. 



  1. Both Fabulous cards Carol. Nice to revisit the Artylicous CD too. That die is great.
    Jocelyn x

  2. Two beauties Carol, love the backing paper and that fabulous die, may have to think about buying it if you don't mind

  3. I love it! I don't think I've ever seen a steampunk Christmas card before, what a gorgeous idea.

  4. I love these gorgeous cards Carol and the fantastic die that you've used too.

    Sue xx

  5. Two lovely card, I like the die you used. Very different Christmas card,


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