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Friday, 1 October 2010

Untraditional Christmas




Hiya! I know I've not been around much... I'm sorry. I've made a few cards but just been sooo busy that I haven't been able to post them on my blog.
I so enjoyed making a christmas card in non-traditional colours that I wanted to make another one - this time without even christmas themed papers! These are Henbury Lane papers with some lovely bright and bold cardstock I found at my local craft shop. The image is LOTV (sooo cute!) and is coloured with my promarkers. I added some glitter glue to the fur on his hat for a lovely sparkle. There's a bit of skinny tinsel I found at a car boot sale and some gems and ribbon from my stash. The faux stitching round the edge is done with the fine tip of a brush marker.
This card has managed to miss the deadline for no less than 3 (yes, 3!) challenges :-(
LOTV - Untraditional Christmas
Fridays Sketchers - Sketch 121
Crafty Catz - Stitching
However, I should be in time for:
Creative Inspirations - Christmas in September
The Creative Cottage - Bling it on
Totally Gorjuss - Christmas
The Crafty Pad - Christmas Sparkle
Sarah Hurley - All Sewn Up
so that's not tooo bad, eh? :-)
Back with another post in a mo...
Love 'n' hugs,
Mel xx

8 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

Glad you made our deadline Mel - its a great card with fab stitching
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
Lisa ;)

Debbie said...

Hi Mel what a gorgeous card. Fabulous colouring and great christmas sparkle. :)
Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week. ;)

xxDebbie The Crafty Pad Stamp Designs.

shell said...

what a faby card Mel im loving that teddy..thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley challenges this week.
Shell x

Kat said...

This is gorgeous. I love your non-traditional colours. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x

Mona Evy said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining this week at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge!

NGCARDS said...

Beautiful work hun! Thanks for joining in this week at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge Blog! xxx

Suzie McFloozy said...

Gorgeous colour combo and I love that blinging tinsel x
Thanks for joining in with us at the creative cottage challenge blog this week x
((hugs)) Suzie xx

Princess Scary said...

beautiful card, such a cute image!

Thank you for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges :o)

Sarah x