Tuesday, 16 November 2010

A Glittery Christmas

A very frosty morning here today, beautiful blue sky overhead. A walk with the dogs and hopefully settle down to some playing, may have to do some tidying up first, such a messy crafter, a constant battle. 
 Not the kind of card I make nowadays but seen this 3d Robin and knew my Mum would love him, rather old fashioned I know but like to make cards appropriate to the person and this is her kind of card.
Used gold holly  leafed card, red satin card embossed with holly cuttlebug folder. This card cracked slightly when embossed so glittered the cracks, quick effective result I think. Glittered the Robin piccy, added ribbon, now the berries on the ribbon where pink so used a Sakura white gelly roll to whiten and give a raised effect. Entering this in Pollycraft Monday Challenge a glittery Christmas, Ladybug Crafts Ink - Christmas Sparkle
Have some blog candy, would love you to enter.


nnaloracxx

6 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

Hi carol.. mu mum would love this card too, and you are right - cards need to be appropriate to the person.
Love the sparkle ... and you could enter this into our Ladybug crafts ink challenge this week which is in fact Christmas sparkle lol
Lisa ;)

Whimsey said...

Love your card; the image is so soft and elegant - beautiful!

Thanks for joining LCI's Christmas Sparkle challenge!

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Carol, love the image.And I agree there is a place for every type of card we all love different things.xxx

theCook said...

Very nice card, love the traditional color scheme.

pinky said...

Carol this is just gorgeous, you can't beat a little robin at Christmas. Thanks for playing along at LCI this week. Hugs
Pinky

Anita said...

Beautiful card and that robin is so pretty. Thanks for joining us at LCI TLT this week.

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