Thursday, 16 December 2010

Stocking


A real grey day here but I've been busy finishing up the Christmas Cards - I began to tidy the desk and found a few printed images waiting to be coloured, so rather than throw them away I have made them into cards - if I don't send them this year I'll save them for next (nothing like starting early is there??? lol).
This one though is already in the post!
The recipient will need a thick letter box ... didn't think about the thickness of it when I was adding the 'jingly bells'!
A digi freebie from the Paper Garden coloured with promarkers and a few punched out snowflakes with a bit of bling! The stocking cut out with a nestie and brushed with Victorian Velvet Distress Ink. Background paper is from K and Co and the little parcels were just made from some red paper.
Challenges -
Tuesday Taggers - The Stockings were hung
Creative Belli - Xmas themed embellishments
Magic in the Air - Traditional Red and Green
Stampin Vacation (Youth) - Christmas Stocking
Crafty Ho's - Red and Green

12 comments:

  1. It's gorgeous Viv - love the bells! Really like your previous Christmouse one too!

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  2. I love this! Great stocking and I love the gift embellishments! Terrific job!

    thanks so much for playing along with Stamping Vacation's challenges! This earns you entry in the Dec 1st gift certificates drawing!

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  3. Tis is just beautiful! What a great layout - I love all your little embellishments. Thanks so much for sharing it with me.

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  4. Absolutely fantastic :o)
    Jackie

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  5. It is so cheerful with the bells and warm and lovely colours.

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  6. Fantastic card Viv, love the bells.

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  7. Hi Viv, I think your stocking is so cool, love the bells. Wishing you and yours a very happy Christmas. Thanks for joining in TT challenge this week.

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  8. I am sorry I am running behind but wanted to tell you that I loved your card and I am happy you decided to play along with the Crafty Ho's! I hope you will join us this week for a great sketch challenge!
    Tammy (DT Member)

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  9. Love this creation. The presents and bells are the perfect embellishments. Thanks for sharing on the Belli challenge.

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  10. What a pretty Christmas card...the red stocking is gorgoeus and I love the Christmas embellies you added!!! Thanks for joining us in the Belli challenge!!!

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  11. Great card, love the stocking. Thanks for joining TT challenge this week. xx

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  12. Hi secret sender. This gorgeous beauty has just landed through my letter box this a.m. Thankyou Viv, I am thrilled to receive this one. Yvonne xx

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