Tuesday, 30 November 2010

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....

Woke up this morning to discover that the snow which had fallen elsewhere had decided to move out to the west and deliver a dusting here!It is only a dusting though and even though I LOVE looking at it, I have to go out today so am thankful it's not as bad as the poor old east of the country.
Sat and made a few cards yesterday - some quite simple, others like this one a wee bit loaded with embellies!
This gorgeous Sarah Kay image was given to me by Maureen - she said it was 'spare' (so undoubtedly she is soooo organised she's made all her cards - lol) - Maureen had already coloured it too - there's friends for you!!!!
I layered it onto some dark red card and used two lots of backing paper from the Xmas drawer and I have no idea who's paper it is - but it's luverly!!!
A chipboard flourish duly coloured with a promarker and a wee bit of glitter, lots of promarker coloured flowers sprinkled with some glitter and a sparkly gem middle for each finished the card. The greeting was lurking in the xmas stash drawer. I like this card - so might send it to myself! LOL
Lots of Challenges-
Crafty Catz - Christmas
Pollycraft - Use chipboard
Wild Orchid - Old Fashioned Christmas
Incy Wincy - 3 flowers, 2 papers, 1 image (OK I know I used four flowers... but...)
Paper Cupcakes - Anything Goes
Sew Many Challenges - Red and Green

19 comments:

  1. Hello Viv. So beautiful and I love the colours. Happy crafting.
    With love, Sandra xx

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  2. Very sweet image and card, think that's this year's Papermania DP
    Anne
    x

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  3. Such a lovely card. Love your colouring. very pretty :)

    Thanks for joining us at SMC Challenge this week. xxx Annie

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  4. Lovely and Christmassy..... and I agree with Anne, the papers are Papermania. I borrowed this stamp from Maureen when we were away so I have a few images still sitting here waiting to be coloured.......shame on me!

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  5. This is a lovely Christmas card, love the image and the colours.

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  6. Beautiful festive card, love the image.

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  7. Hi Viv, boy, this is such a pretty card and beautifully colored. Love the chipboard scroll and all the details. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Paper Cupcakes today. Hope to see you back again next week. "Hugs" Carol

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  8. What gorgeous card Viv and such beautiful detail.
    Thank you for joining in our challenge over at Sew Many Cards
    Hugs Linda

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  9. Gorgeous creation Viv love the colouring and beautiful image.
    Thank you for joining in our challenge over at Incy Wincy and Sew Many Cards.


    Hugs Linda

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  10. Beautiful card Viv, gorgeous trad colours, thanks for joining us at pollycraft
    Joey.xx

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    x

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  12. What a gorgeous card, beautiful colouring.
    I didn't realise that you were THAT Viv :o)
    Jackie xx

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  13. Morning Viv - lovely card with gorgeous colours and I love your chipboard items! Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft this week! Sheena xx

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  14. lovely prety card, thanks for joining us at Craftycatz this week, x carol

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  15. A beautiful card, gorgeous image and details.
    Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft & good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

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  16. Lovely card, gorgeous papers, great layout. Thanks for sharing with us at Paper Cupcakes this week.

    Pat xx

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  17. Great Card and beautifully colored :)

    Thanks for Sharing atIncy Wincy this Week
    Hugs Nikki and the rest of the DT
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