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Sunday, 20 November 2011

Festive Cheer at The Crafty Pad

What a glorious morning! The sun is shining, the sky is blue and it's insanely mild for November! Of course, that doesn't stop us from thinking ahead, and it's only just over 4 weeks until Christmas, so with that in mind, our challenge this week at The Crafty Pad is:

FESTIVE CHEER

We want to see you using TRADITIONAL Christmas colours...Red, Green, Gold, Silver.

Our sponsor is the wonderful Joanna Sheen with a £10 spend in her online shop.


The DT have all used one of Debbie's mega-cute festive character with cup images, which you can get your hands on here.

Here's my card: I kept the layout fairly simple, and the embellishments to a minimum too...just a few tiny gems and a shimmery ribbon.


I coloured my image with promarkers and cut it out. I added some Stickles to the froth. My papers are Dovecraft from a few years ago and I found a red/white polka dot one to match the mug in the image.


The sentiment ticket is also from The Crafty Pad Designs, part of a set of 11 Xmas sentiments, which you can find here.


I decorated the inside to match, and added some faux stitches using a white gel pen.


I do hope you will join us again this week, I love visiting your blogs and always manage to pick up some inspiration along the way!

I am entering my card into the following challenges:
 

13 comments:

Catherine said...

This is so so sweet Ali ! This little reindeer is too cute ! Love the DP's you have chosen too ! Hope you are having a lovely sunday Sweetie ! Hugs and love from Catherine

Lizzie said...

Such a sweet card ! Thanks for joining us this week at Forever Friends.
Liz

Dawn said...

Another masterpiece my friend!
Good luck in your challenges & thank you for entering my candy draw!
Hugs
Dawn xx

SAMARA NAVI said...

Hey Ali...This card just makes me smile and smile. It is so cuddly cute! I love the frosties in the middle of your drink - that is SO effective. And your background paper being cut in the middle on that angle....very Cool! It just makes me feel so joyous! Your coloring is fantastic! The shading is beautiful. Good luck in your challenges Ali and of course in ours, at Forever Friends. Divine Love, Samara

Maria said...

This is a sweet card, I love it!
Hugs,

Maria (RGDT)

Stampalicious said...

love those scalloped edges, and the image is very cute, Thank you for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's best, hugs, martina

uksharon said...

Fabulous fun Christmas card with beautiful detail.
Thanks for joining us at Phindys Place this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

Julie said...

What a cute card. Thanks for joining us in our red and green challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Challenges.
Hugs,
julie

downrightcrafty said...

A gorgeous creation thank you so much for sharing it with us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xxx
ps I have some candy if you are interested :)

Mynnette said...

Oh, wow!!! LOVE that little tag--and the inside of the card is darling! :)

Sandy said...

Very cute reindeer with his cup of hot chocolate?
Love the Christmas sentiment ticket too.
Sandy

Cec said...

Adorable card. Love the papers. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place.
Hugs!
Cec

Bettina L. said...

This is such a cute card. Love that gorgeous layout and those shaped edges. Thanks for playing at Digi Doodle Shops Best and good luck. Hope to see you back thursday for a new challenge. Bettina xx