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Thursday, 9 September 2010

I'm sooo excited!


My new Lili of the Valley stamps arrived yesterday! This little guy is sooo cute - how could I possibly resist??? Now I've always been of the opinion that christmas cards should be red and green but recently I've seen all you talented ladies out there making some gorgeous creations in pastels. So I thought I'd have a go...
I've coloured him with my promarkers and used paper from Dovecraft's Winter wonderland. The sentiment is a Daisy and Dandelion clear stamp (these are fab - I'll never need any new christmas sentiments again!). I've added a bit of glitter to his hat and the snowflakes (hope you can see it in piccie 2) and the ribbon is from my stash.
I'm entering it into the following challenges:
Pollycraft Monday Challenge - Christmas with no red or green
Crafty Cardmakers - Clean and Simple
A Spoon Full of Sugar - Animal Crackers
Charisma Cardz - Try something new
Love 'n' hugs,
Mel xx





11 comments:

Wishcraft said...

Sooo cute! Love the bear and lovely colours :o) Lisa x

CraftyC said...

Beautiful card Mel, love the non traditional colours. This card would also fit into this weeks lot challenge which is a mans theme!
Clairex

CraftyC said...

Sorry that should read lotv, not lot. Blame the spell checkl!!! lol
Clairexx

fionalawlor said...

Beautiful card, your colouring is fab! Thanks for playing along this week at Crafty Cardmakers.
Fiona x

Julye said...

Hi Mel this is so cute, these are on my wish list maybe they should move nearer the top though.

Mags said...

This is so pretty! I love the colours you've chosen, they are very subtle and winter-y!

luv, Mags x

Emma Lockley said...

Hi Mel, oh he is the cutest. I have just recently invested in more of the LOTV range. There too cute
love emma xxx

Mandy said...

Awwww Mel your card is absolutely gorgeous, love the LOTV bear
hugs Mandy xx

Crafting Joanne said...

Such a cute card Mel, loving the added sparkle.

Thanks for joining us this week at Pollycraft.

Hugs

Joanne x

Vee said...

A really lovely design, thanks for playing with Charisma this week. Good Luck!
xx Vee

Leah the Orange said...

love your card, Mel! wintry, but without being traditionally christmasy. i'm a big fan of non-traditional colours for holiday cards! thanks so much for joining the Charisma Gals this week!