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Friday, 12 November 2010

Catching up.....





At the NEC last week, I bought myself a couple of cute little Christmas stamps that need very little colouring on purpose so that I could do lots of them quickly and catch up a bit with my Christmas cards. I've made six snowmen and six tree ones so far in traditional colours but I'm going to do a few more in non-traditional colours too..... I'd made a quick easel card at the workshop I went to last weekend (see bottom piccie for my makes...) so I took inspiration from that for these ones.
They have been coloured with promarkers with glitter glue added for sparkle (although you can't see it very well). I cut them and layered them onto coloured card using my nesties. The papers are Deck the Halls by Papermania, then there's a bit of ribbon and die-cut sentiments from Daisy and Dandelion. Quick and simple, and hopefully a better attempt at clean and simple than my last one!
Challenges:
Whoopsi Daisy - It's Christmas
ABC Challenge - H for Holidays
LOTV - Anything goes (any image, 1 challenge only!)
Sarah Hurley - Easel card
Have a fab weekend!
Love 'n' hugs,
Mel xx

13 comments:

amanda stokes said...

Fab christmas cards Mel!Lovin all the different style's,paper's and images :)
have a fab weekend
hugs amanda xx

Wishcraft said...

All lovely cards hun - looks like you're catching up nicely :o) Lisa x

Liz, said...

Great idea for doing a batch. All brilliant.
Enjoy the weekend.

Liz x

Lisa Jane said...

LOvely card - you've been busy lol.
LOve the little snowman
Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley this week
Lisa ;)

Cathy said...

Fabulous Christmas easel cards, great images. Thank you for joining in the ABC Challenge this time.
Cathy xx

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous Mel. Lovely shapes & folds. xx Jenny xx

Sande said...

So many lovely cards! I can feel the Christmas :)

Thanks for joining us this time at WhoopsiDaisy!

Hugs, Sande

Melly said...

Great cards honey!
Great styles and fab wee images to match those delish papers!
Thanks for playing along at Sarah Hurley too!
Hugs Melly xxx
Ps thanks for adding your wee name to my candy!

Dena said...

Mel, you have made so many cute cards! I like the way it folds! Very clever!
Thanks for joining the LOTV Challenge this week and good luck on the candy!
Hugs, Dena

Suzanne said...

Mel, these are lovely. Couple of things over on my blog for you x

Amanda Jones said...

Fab card! Such a cute snowman :) Thanks for playing along at Sarah Hurley x

Mandy said...

Gorgeous cards hun, you have been a busy girl
hugs Mandy xx

Sarah Hurley said...

Lovely card!

Thank you for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges

Sarah x