Tuesday, 29 November 2011

By The Cute & Girly December Challenge



Morning, on the count down to Christmas and not a pressy bought...said to myself last year I wasn't going to leave everything to the last but it looks like I'm going down the exact same road, well can only hope I can do better next year lol!
Another challenge ready to go over on By The Cute and Girly and this month it's LET IT SNOW. This month our digital sponsor is The Paper Shelter who kindly gave us some images to create with so will be showing mine over the coming weeks. Have used Warm in the Winter and Snowman on this card.



 A window shaped card that's been lying in a drawer for the past couple of years. Just perfect for what I wanted to achieve with my image, all cold and frosty outside and cosy and warm round the fire inside. Just how I like Christmas.  Accetated the windows, embossed them first with snowflake embossing folder, put it through the Cuttlebug a few times to whiten the snowflakes. Added Stickles Frosted Lace to the outside panes once the card was finished.


 Used Marianne Snowflake dies and Christmas tree. Snowman coloured with Promarkers

 Marianne Icicle Die, Icicles ,stickled with Frosted Lace and top with Flower Soft

 Think there must of been a glare coming off the Acetate, looks like a film down the right side. Must try in Winter daylight again.
Inside decorated with Christmas papers, Marianne corner die, lace, Ribbon (coloured with promarkers to match) and Hero Arts Warmest Wishes sentiment.

Our lovely sponsor Sponsors this month
Prize 1- $20 Gift Certificate from Simon Says Stamp



Prize 2- £10 Gift Certificate from Joanna Sheen



Prize 3- $20 Gift Certificate from The Paper Shelter







Challenges I would like to enter
http://anythingchallenge.blogspot.com/ - Cutting Corners!
http://mymumscraftshopchallenges.blogspot.com/ - Keeping Warm!
http://colourcreatechallenge.blogspot.com/ - Red White & Green/ Snowflakes
http://southerngirlschallenge.blogspot.com/ - Ribbon Madness
http://crazychallenge.blogspot.com/ - Stars oand or Snowflakes
http://digitaltuesdaychallenge.blogspot.com/ = use a bit of Green
 http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/    - anything Goes
http://thepapershelter.blogspot.com/ - Anything Goes
http://scrapbooksisters.blogspot.com/  - Anything Goes
http://rainbowladyschallengeblog.blogspot.com/ - White Christmas
http://tando-creative-challenges.blogspot.com/ - Winter Festivals
http://ribbongirls.blogspot.com/  - Christmas Challenge

bye for now





x

24 comments:

Caroline Rawcliffe said...

Wow...a lot of work has gone into your fab card. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.

Aud said...

Very fantoosh Carol like this window shaped card lot of work gone into this card but very nice. Catch up soon Aud x

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow Carol.. this is a stunner .. i love the little windows and trees.. opening out onto that cute cosy scene .. its a fabulous card!
Thanks for joining us at Diva's this fortnight
Lisa x

Doreen said...

A stunning card Carol,love the scene you have created.xxx

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card love your window and your card design. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

Rainbow Lady said...

Fabulous card with lots of lovely die cuts and special bits. Wonderful.. thanks for sharing
Love Cynthia x

lilyf said...

Lot of work gone into this card Carol and yes I do have these window cards somewhere !

Faye said...

Wow, this card is really special with the die cuts and all. It's beautiful.

Wendy said...

Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous Carol...Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design.
Wendy xx

Sharon said...

Wow! This card is dripping in Christmas feel. Fantastic. You've worked so hard on it.
Thanks for joining us at the Colour Create Challenge.
Sharon xx

coops said...

wow his is fantastic carol.i love all your stunning details and gorgeous images and design :D

xx coops xx

weewiccababe said...

just how I like my winter too - so long as I'm cosy inside :)
absolutely gorgeous card
Debz
xx

Karen said...

Fabulous way to use a window card, gorgeous detail beautifully done Karen x

peggy gatto said...

Just delightful!!

Tracey Manderson said...

wow oh wow, how great is this. Fantastic card. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter, and good luck with the challenge
hugs
Tracey

Gaynor said...

Gorgeous card, I like this a lot, lots of gorgeous details, thanks for joining us at MMCS keeping warm challenge, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

starcyl said...

This is super and a lot of work has gone into it. thanks for sharing it with us at Ranbow Lady's this week.
Jenny x

Posh Cat Crafts said...

What a stunning card! So much work has gone into creating this card. Loving all the details..

Thank you for joining us at Anything Goes Challenge blog this time. If you are interested I have some blog candy up for grabs Posh Cat Crafts
Hugs
Tamara

ElizabethR said...

Gorgeous card thanks for sharing with us at Rainbow Lady's this week. Elizabeth x

Jen said...

Fabulous card. Thank you for sharing with us at Rainbow Lady's this week.
Jen x

Angelnorth said...

Love the window arrangement on this, fab card! Thanks for joining us at Tando Creative this month!

Bettina L. said...

This is some fab cards Love the design of both of the cards and I reckon it's the second one for southern girls? Love the tied bows on the three on that one and the door to open up on the other one. Thanks for playing at Southern Girls and good luck. Hope to see you back soon for a new challenge. Bettina L xx

Sharon said...

Wow Carol, your card looks absolutely amazing! I love all the details - so beautiful :)

Thanks for joining us at Colour Create for the Green, Red and White Challenge!

Sharon x

Kaz said...

Such pretty projects, thanks for joining us at Tando.

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