Monday, 20 December 2010

Let It Snow!! :)

Hello again!! :)

Wow- it got as ‘warm’ as -8oC here today!! I couldn’t believe it when I turned my computer on at midday and it said it was -10oC!! :{ I hope you’re all coping okay with it, anyway!! :)

Another Christmas card to share tonight- this one is for my 4 year old cousin- and my Uncle, his fiancé and her daughter but I must confess I made it with him in mind!! ;)

So it has a suitably fun and lively LOTV James Bear image and plenty of blue!! He’s remarkably appreciative of my efforts for a 4yr old boy so I’m pretty sure he’ll like it!! :)

I used:

• Gorgeous LOTV stamp: James Bear- Sledging :)
• Promarkers (and I can actually remember the colours!!) to colour: Cool Greys 1, 2, 3 & 4; Pastel and Denim Blues for the presents; Sandstone and Caramel for the sledge with Cool Grey 1 over the top to tone the brown in with the rest
• Nestie Labels 2, I drew round the outside of the one I used to die-cut the image to get the mat
• Two of my digi papers again, altered from the tealy blue version to be a bit more grey-blue
• TH Distressing Tool and Stormy Sky DI on edges of all the papers, image and mat layer
• Perfect Pearls Shimmer Spray on the snowflake paper :)
• One of my digi tickets for the sentiment
• Snowflakes from the Cricut again :)
• Dew Drops and Gems from stash
• Stickles in Stardust on the image and to fix the Dew Drops/Gems and Frosted Lace on the snowflakes

And a few close-ups :) You can even see the shimmer spray on the last couple- it's sooo pretty and perfect for Xmas cards, I'm so glad I treated myself to it this side of Xmas :)

I really enjoyed making this card and am really happy with the way all the colours worked together :) I’m also loving having so many sparkly and shimmery bits to play think I didn’t really like the idea of glitter and gems when I started crafting- what I can have been thinking I really don’t know ‘cos I can’t get enough on a card now!! ;D

I’d like to enter this in the following challenges: Crafts & Me – Moody Blues :) ; Passion for Promarkers – Anything Goes :) ; Fussy and Fancy – Snow :) ; CES – Anything Goes :)

Right, off to link up- must admit I’m enjoying posting more cards, more often...not sure how long it’ll last though!! ;) I’ve managed to get another Xmas card done tonight, was hoping I might find just a little more energy to make a start on another but think that’ll have to wait ‘til tomorrow now... ah, also need to make one for my mum’s birthday on Wednesday, too... hmmm... wonder if mum’s got any of those shop bought Xmas cards still lying around... :S ;)



Vixykins said...

Beautiful creation, thank you for playing the Moody Blues challenge at Crafts & Me! Good Luck and have a lovely Christmas x

Rachael said...

As gorgeous as always! I may have to have a go at making some of your digi paper and tickets - they r lovely and so useful!
Lovely hearing all of your posts Rach!
Love the other Rachael xx :)

Sue C said...

Gorgeous card, love how you've used the ink to distress. Thanks for joining us at PfP. Sue C x

coops said...

stunning card rachel.the image is so sweet and i love the icy colours and snowflakes.
thanks for playing in our mega christmas challenge at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Lisa (mldesignworks) said...

The colors really do look great together! I love the image, too. Your family will love it! Thanks for joining Fussy and Fancy this time! Lisa

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Rachel. Love the colours you've used and the image also. Thanks for joining in with the Mega Christmas challange at PFP. Hugs Michele x

Jola said...


Julie said...

Gorgeous card, Rachel, fab colours and layout!! Thanks for joining us at PFP for our mega challenge, Juliexx

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Rachel, what a gorgeous card. I love the cute image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining in with our Mega Christmas challenge over at PFP. Hugs, Denise x
Have a wonderful 2011!

Emma said...

An adorable the image and colours.
Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges / PFP & good luck.
Hugs Emma x


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