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Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Christmas...........in JUNE...!?!?!?!

Yes folks, we are having a Christmas in June challenge over at FOR FUN this week!! I must say, I struggle to get my head around Christmas at this time of year, especially when all I am thinking about is whether we'll get some warmth or sun, cos you kinda expect it at this time of year don't you?! Of course the British weather is none too predictable, so each day is a surprise waiting to happen!

Luckily, we have one of my all-time favourite sponsors this week.....it's Michelle Perkett....YAY!
I just LOVE her images, and we were so lucky to get the chance to work with them this week; I have been so busy of late, I haven't had time to enter Michelle's weekly challenge which I have been so disappointed about, so this has helped make up for that! Here's my card:
It's a teepee card! I thought it was the perfect shape for a christmas tree! The wonderful image is of course one of Michelle's and is called Christmas Blessings. You can find her and loads of other gorgeous images in Michelle's Etsy shop.

 As the card is 3-sided I printed and coloured the image 3 times, one for each side. I gave each one different coloured hair.
The DPs are Dovecraft from my stash....bought when I first started cardmaking, so I am being a good girl and using up some of my old stash!!!
I made a sentiment for each side too, they read 'Blessings,' 'Joy,' and 'Faith.' I added a few gems to finish the card....I wanted to keep it fairly CAS.
I was asked if it is possible to post these cards, and the answer is....YES! You can use either a velcro 'dot' to fasten it or a ribbon which can be untied so that it will fold flat to fit into an envelope :)
Don't forget to go over to the FOR FUN BLOG and check out the rest of the DT samples.....and of course they would be thrilled if you had time to leave them some love too!

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Thanks for popping by!

15 comments:

Samantha said...

Hi ya love love love your Teepee card! that's totally terrific! Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday for our "T" challenge, hope to see you next time, hugs Samantha

Lisa M said...

It does look like a Christmas tree...fantastic!! That's really thinking out of the box. :)
Your card technique is fantastic and totally fits our "T" challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.
Thanks so much for playing along with us this week.
Happy Stamping...
Lisa xx

Catherine said...

This is such a beautiful card Ali ! I love this shape ! Hugs x

Ann Whitfield said...

This is really lovely - thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Sheena said...

What a fabulous shaped card! Thanks for joining us at CES this week, Sheena xx

Helen Dooley said...

This is too cool! You Rock!

Pami said...

I've never seen a teepee card before, what a great idea!! The images are wonderful! Thanks for sharing with us at LCI this week, hope to see you again soon. Pami x

Dawn said...

Another awesome card Ali! great idea to use the tepee card! With your favourite images too! Good luck in your challenges!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card, love the shape!

Thank you for sharing with us at CES Challenge this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

This is amazing. I love the fairy and the the teepee fold is fab!
Thanks for joining our 'anything but square' challenge at CES this week.
Caroline xxx

Fuzzy Slippers said...

Awesome creation! I adore all the detail. Thanks for playing with us this week at Top Tip Tuesday! :)

Flutterby Trina said...

Thanks for playing along with us this week at Tip Top Tuesday and our 'anything with T' challenge! Good luck x

Amanda R said...

Very interesting! I have never seen a card like this but neat idea! Thanks for joining in this week at LCI!

Lisa Jane said...

oh i love the shape of your card - and the gorgeous little angels
Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
Lisa x

Julie said...

Such an unusual card. Thanks for sharing it with LCI this week,Julie x