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Wednesday 22 June 2011

Christmas Challenge (with sketches) #3

I can't believe we're onto the third challenge already! We had some wonderful entries last time, keep it up and you'll have a box of cards made in no time. 
We are using Nicole's sketch this time and if you pop over to CCWS you'll be able to see it for yourself. This is my card:

Backing paper is a free download I've had for ages. Image is a free digi from Inger Harding and the frame is a  freebie from SansDesign both have been coloured with promarkers. Card is finished with a Martha Stewart punched strip, a Cheery Lynn doiley, snow flake embossing folder, ribbon and some pearls.

Do pop over to CCWS to see what the other Design Team members have in store for you, do hope you can join us. Our sponsor this time is Stempelstudio.

Challenges entered:
Jingle Belles - 3 or more layers
Bling it on - embossing
A Spoonful of Sugar - ribbons and bows
Ribbon Carousel - colour it
ABC Christmas - m is for monochromatic
I love Promarkers - anything goes

Carol x


  1. Gorgeous card Carol. xx Jan

  2. Gorgeous card Carol, I love that image and you've framed her beautifully
    Claire xx

  3. A lovely card Carol, great layout. Jo x

  4. Hi Carol....what a smashing card in my favorite colours....you are always such a mine of info girl thanks for font data then the backing paper site and now free download bless you for sharing!!!can you e mail me with your e mail address to add to my christmas card club list ...I dont want to trouble Clare as she is so poorly at the moment....hugs Margaret

  5. Oh Carol, this is a gorgeous card that you made! I love the colorchoice and how you took the sketch! Absolutly stunning. Hugs Marion

  6. hallo Carol,

    What a beautiful card.

  7. Great image and beautiful colours. Hazel x

  8. Carol, that is a very beautiful card. Love the colours.
    Love, Wilma

  9. what a sweet and adorable image that is, and you've colored her in so beautifully! love the sketch as well! gorgeous work, here! ♥

  10. Gorgeous! I love the punched out MS Trim. The little embossed squares are a perfect accent! Thanks for playing along with the abc Christmas challenge!

  11. Hi Carol, what a fabulous image you have used on this card she is just adorable beautifully coloured too!...........:) Sandra H

  12. Such a great card. The image is so sweet. Thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge. Hugs, Carissa

  13. Hello Carol, thanks for making such a beautiful card with my sketch. I love the colors and the digi (I have it too).

    Greetings from Norway!

  14. Adorable card Carol, great LO.

    Thank you for joining us for our Monochrome challenge over at CYDA.


    Joanne x

  15. Love that pretty frame ... so glad you joined our jingle belles fun.

  16. Wow, Carol, such a pretty and cute image you used on this card. I absolutely love your card!
    Hugs, Renata.

  17. Love you're choice in papers and image. It's a sweetie.

    Hugs, Linda

  18. Beautiful card, lovely image. Thanks for taking part in the CYDA challenge xx

  19. gorgeous card Carol!!


  20. Pam what a lovely card you make.
    A real beauty!!!!

  21. Great card hunny, love the LO too! thanks for playing along with us on the ABC Christmas Challenge this time! hope you can come play again too! hugs Samantha :0)

  22. Oh I do love this gorgeous card, that is such a sweet image and I love the Cheery Lynn doillie peeking from behind. Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.

  23. Oooh, this is gorgeous! :) Great image and fabulous contrasting colours. Love it!

    Thanks so much for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week,



  24. gorgeous card..great use of embossing..thanks for joining us at Bling It On and good luck Debs x

  25. How sweet! Great use of punches! Thanks for playing along with my challenge at the Ribbon Carousel Challenge blog!

  26. Gorgeous card - such a sweet image!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x


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