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Wednesday, 30 October 2013

It's anything goes at Whimsy stamps challenge this month - sounds like a good excuse to make Christmas cards to me!!


Hello again

(Please scroll down for my post for The Paper Shelter and Fab'n'Funky Challenges Halloween Challenges) 


Well its a busy old day for me - after being pretty absent for the last week or so - to be honest I think I've lost my crafty gene this week - I've struggled so much and there's not much there!  I haven't even done much blogging so I'm really sorry if I haven't visited you lately - it's nothing personal - honest! - I just need a bit of a kick start I think - though I did manage to come up with this weeks cards ok so maybe I'm on my way back on track - I hope so : )

Anyway - on to this months Whimsy Stamps Challenge

its the old favourite

Anything Goes

We had such a great variety at Whimsy Stamps for new releases this month and us DT girls are lucky enough to get to play with all the new releases every month - we had Autumn, Halloween, Christmas lots of cuties and animals - spoilt for choice really, and so many different styles from our lovely designers. I decided to use anything goes as an opportunity to get another Christmas card stashed away and ready to go! - so I chose this really cute snowman from Crissy Armstrong


The image is called Snowman hold my heart and is available here 

I really like the red/kraftcard combo for Christmas cards - I made quite a few last year and think I might have to check on my kraftcard stocks before I get going on this years.  I pulled out all my Christmas "stuff" from last year ( i find it easier just to pack it all away) and found alsorts of dies and embellies I had forgotten I had - including this lovely snowflake border die also from Whimsy stamps - I think this might get a few outings too

This is what I did...

Image -Snowman hold my heart by Crissy Armstrong at Whimsy Stamps
Coloured with copics and prismacolor pencils
Snowflake die - Whimsy stamps
Label die - Dienamics
Paper - Christmas in the country from Dovecraft
Kraftcard - from ebay 
Gems  - Trimcraft Lillibet 
Wooden Noel - Dovecraft - 'tis the season
Wooden snowflake - Kars

I promise to call in to see you all this week xx

Challenges I'm entering with this card...

Inky impressions - traditional Christmas
Scrapbook society - anything goes - with twist Kraft paper
Created with love - anything goes
Lady Annes challenges - anything goes

Hugs

Judith x


14 comments:

Daniele said...

so loving this sweet image, fabbie diecut
hugs

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Judith, I like the image and the colours.
Kevin xx

DesignerDiva said...

Awesome card Judith, I just had that snowflake die delivered to me yesterday can't wait to play with it!
Hugs Laurie xx

Sue said...

So gorgeous Judith. I love the cute image, beautiful papers and the snowflakes die looks wonderful.
hugs Sue xx

Wendy said...

Adorable and so gorgeous Judith, love that snowflake border die...one more for my long wish list.
Hugs
Wendy xx

Anet van Zyl said...

Your card is beautiful Judith, I love the background paper and that image is adorable. Beautiful dies.

Doreen said...

This is fabulous,great image and papers.xxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so lovely Judith, your colouring and layout is awesome.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Chris Hanselman said...

Love the image. Great die cuts. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Created With Love Challenges

~~Chris

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's a very beautiful card Judith.
Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

Kaija said...

Very beautiful Card!
Thank for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
Hope to see you again soo!:)
Greetings Kaija DT-member

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Oh what a great card. Love this image alot. Thanks for joining in the fun at Created With Love challenges.
Linda K. DT.

debbie said...

such a cute card .. thanks for joining us at scrapbook stamp society

Maria Rud said...

Wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at Created With Love Challenges this week.