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Saturday, 27 November 2010

Feeling blue....



Blue with cold, maybe! Brrrr! We've got snow - finally! Days after the rest of the country and only a couple of flakes, but definitely snow! The boys love it :-) This card is for my middle son, George, and I LOVED making it.
The image is one of my current faves from Lili of the Valley, coloured with promarkers (including a couple of my new ones), glitter gel pen and a little glitter glue. I've followed a fab sketch from Sketch and Stash. I've used some silver mirror card I've had for aaaages and some yummy new papers I won from Jude - they are from Daisy and Dandelion's Percy and Penelope collection. I used my new xcut holly punch I bought at the NEC and the papermania mini polka dot embossing folder which I love! The "Son" stamp is from papermania.
The challenges I'm entering this into are:
Sketch and Stash - Fab sketch
The Creative Cottage - Untraditional Christmas
The ABC Challenge - I is for Ice and Snow
Cards for Men - Christmas cards
Have a fab weekend!
Love 'n' hugs,
Mel xx

15 comments:

Wishcraft said...

Ooh this is gorgeous! Fab colours, love this little bear and great layout. Sorry I've been so rubbish at visiting you lately hun, been really busy and got behind with my commenting! Lisa x

Donna said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and colours. Thanks for joining us at ABC this time.
Donna x

Jennifer said...

Lovely card Mel. We have had snow today too xx Jenny xx

Liz, said...

Hiya, love the blue. Great card. We had a blizzard here last night, but mostly gone now.

Liz x

Mags said...

Fantastic card! I love all those shades of blue (I'm trying to get to grips with monochromatic at the mo, and it's harder than it looks!)

Stay warm (I recommend thermal longjohns, they may not be sexy but I'd rather be warm!!!)

luv, Mags x

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Mel, love the cute image and fab icey colours.

Donna x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, love it.
luv
Debby

Lynsey said...

Fantastic blue card! Thanks for joining in the Pollycraft Challenge this week.
Hugs Lynsey x

Craftyanny said...

love the blue and silver, a smashing card
Thanks for playing along with Creative Cottage this week
Anne x

Sue said...

Hi ya
aww gorgeous card, lovely image & colouring, pretty papers & design, thank you for joining us at The Creative Cottage this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

Sarpreet said...

Hi, this is so beautiful.

Patricia St Martin said...

just love your image. Love the colors. We are happy to have you play with us at Cards for men. Good luck on the challenge. Hope to see you again. Happy Crafting. Hugs, Patricia.

Kitty said...

So beautiful! Love it!

Thanks for joining us at CFM for this fortnights challenge!

Kitty xx

Rainmac said...

Mel, I love this card, James the bear looks just gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at Cards for Men, good luck with the challenge xxx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Mel :-) I love this image ,,, very cute and the shades of blue are fab ,,the punched holly is a perfect finishing touch too :-)

thanks for joining us on the Sketch and Stash Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x