Woo! A Christmas Card!

Friday, 25 November 2011

Yes, I thought I wouldn't see one coming out of my craft room this year, but I've made a Christmas card!
And it's for the new challenge at Alphabet Challenge Blog which is....

V for Very Vibrant!

What a fab challenge and one right up my street, I love bright colours!
So this is what I've done:

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Yep, another easel card, but a circle one this time so I got to use my big dies again.  I used a fabby image from Saturated Canary called Maddie which I coloured with my copics and prismacolour pencils.  I did the out of the box thing in a major way as I had to cut most of her out and only die cut around her feet!

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The papers are Crate Paper from the Snow Day collection and I heat embossed some vanilla ice embossing powder around the edges of most things.  My craft room even got a bit of it! lol!  Well, maybe it'll get me more into the Christmassy feel we all need to make Christmas cards! lol

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I added some cheap christmas decorations - at least I think they were, they've been in my Christmas box for ages so I'm not entirely sure where they came from - possibly off crackers?

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I used a Memory Box die for the tag and a CC designs stamp for the sentiment.  I got a bit carried away with the embossing powder and you can really only read the sentiment face on!  Oops! Every time I read that I can't help singing the song!

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A few swarovski's here and there to finish it off and it's done!

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So why not pop over to the Alphabet Challenge Blog and see all my teamies fabulous cards and have a go yourself - it's an easy one this time!

There are lots of challenges for Christmas around no so I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

4 Crafty Chicks; Snowflakes
CES Challenges; Snowflakes
Charisma Cards Challenges; Snowflakes
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog; The letter C - Christmas and Cold!
Papertake Weekly; Christmas Crackers
The Poodles Parlour; Christmas
Stamp, Scrap & Doodle Saturdays; Embossing
ABC Challenge Blog; D for Dazzle
Totally Gorjuss; Swirly Whirly
Totally Papercrafts; Christmas

Thanks for looking!

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17 comments:

Lyndsey Marie said...

Fabulous card, love the gorgoeous image and the bright papers and colours. Fabulous attention to detail too and I love the shaped card. Thanks for joining us this week at Totally Gorjuss.
Lyndsey xx

Cat's sCrap said...

Hi,

Magnificent easel Card ! Many colors, it is necessary to dare. Fine and delicate work. Concerns of details. Very beautiful realization, I like!

Thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz Challenges this Week.

Hugs from France.
Catherine.

Donna said...

Fab, festive Christmas card and pretty snowflake embellies! Thanks for joining in with us at CES this week :) Donna x

Crafty_Fairie said...

Wow how great is this thanks so much for joining in with us at The Poodles Parlour this week.

Kerry

CraftyC said...

Gorgeous card Sheena, love the colours on this.Thanks for playing along with this weeks CES Challenge
Clairexx

Samantha said...

Ohhhh awesome card I love the way you did the die cut oval on the feet part just looks so cool and icy! Love all the embossing too! Thanks for joining us on the Totally Gorjuss challenge this time, Watch out for a new challenge from tomorrow! hope you can come join us again soon, hugs Samantha :0)

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Really stunning card. Love the round easel design.
Thanks for joining us at CES this week.
Caroline xxx

Tammy L said...

wow! what an amazing card! thanks for joining our Christmas challenge at the Poodles Parlour this week!
Tammy DT

Pauline said...

This is just beautiful, a pure burst of colour! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week!

coops said...

so stunning sheena.the image is gorgeous and i love your fabulous colouring and design :D

xx coops xx

Lori said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for playing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

Jenny said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous.
Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly.
Jenny

Tamie said...

Awesome easel card! Loving the snowflakes. Thanks for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Karen said...

Such a wonderful creation!

Thank you for entering our Christmas challenge and good luck!

Krafty Karen DT for Poodles Parlour.

kyanos said...

stunning!!! love the coloring!!!thanks for playing with us a ABC Challenge
hugs

Genevieve said...

Gorgeous Sheena! I love the bright colours. Hope you are well :)

Buladi said...

So amazing card. Love your fabulous colouring and design and like your paper cutting style.
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