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Wednesday 1 February 2012

Christmas Challenges (with sketches) #19

 It's time for our next challenge over at CCWS and we hope you're playing along with us this year and stocking up on those Christmas cards and projects. Linda has designed the sketch this time and we are being sponsored by Alles om te Scrappen. We have an added twist of use kraft card on your creation.

Base card is Kraft, papers from My Minds Eye, the adorable snow women image is from Whoopsi Daisy sheet 265 and is coloured with promarkers. Bow and gems from my stash. It's a great sketch for using up your snippets!

You will have to pop over to the challenge blog to see the sketch for yourself, remember to check out the inspiration of the other DT members whilst you're there.

Challenges entered:
Crimbo Crackers - for a child
Sassy Studio Designs - Christmas using scraps
Christmas Card Challenges - favourite technique (colouring with promarkers)
Lollipop Crafts - anything goes
My Craft Spot - anything goes
Pollycraft - favourite things (snow people)
Paper and Such Design - non trad colours
Party Time Tuesdays - anything goes
My Time to Craft - A for adorable
Cute Card Thursday - you're a gem
Pixie Crafty Snippets - challenge 5
Sparkles Forum Christmas - anything goes
Christmas Inspirations - anything goes

Carol x


  1. Lovely card arol, I love the image you have used.

  2. Brilliant Carol, I love the colour combo you've chosen. Our Christmas boxes are going to be piled full this year! Hugs x

  3. Your card is gorgeous Carol,love the distressing.xxx

  4. Your new christmascard is adorable Carol!
    Hugs Nicolet

  5. Lovely card, super cute image, thanks for sharing with us at MTTC this week.

    Pat xx

  6. Fabulous Carol - what a super image - and the colours are just beautiful. Great use of snippets! Di xx

  7. Hi Carol, I love your card, great colours and a cute stamp! Love, Wilma

  8. OOhh! I do like this! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers

  9. Hello Carol, love youre card. Sorry if I caused some grey hairs :o)

    Hugs, Linda

  10. Fabulous card!

    thank you for joining in the fun at SCC for our *Anything Goes + Blog Hop * challenge

    Hope you will join again soon

    Good luck in the draw

    Hugs Shaz x

  11. I just love this card Carol, beautiful image and nice vintage feel to it hugs Susan xxx

  12. Love your colour combo on this one Carol and a real sweetie of a snowman, love it. Congrats on your 200 followers, I know i enjoy dropping in by. Carolxx

  13. Fabulous card Carol, and what a lovely image too!:) Sandra H

  14. Lovely card, Carol! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenges. We hope to see you soon again.

  15. such a cute card Carol!
    Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!

  16. What a cute snowman, and I love the papers! Fun layout too! Thanks for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs! :)

  17. Lovely card Carol! Great colour combo!

    Thanks for joining us for the My Favourite Things Challenge at Pollycraft!


  18. hi Carol, what a lovely card you made

    hugs Betina

  19. Such a pretty card, I love the colours you have used and the snow lady is so cute!

    Thank you for taking part in Sparkles Monthly 'Anything Goes' challenge and MTTC's 'Adorable' challenge xx

  20. Lovely card, Carol! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenges. We hope to see you soon again.

  21. HI Carol...just love the colours you have used on your card...your little snowman is cute also


  22. Lovely card Carol, the image is so cute and love your choice of papers! Hugs Susan x

  23. Stunning card Carol, I love the colors!! Hugs, Renata x

  24. I love the muted colour scheme!
    Thanks for joining Christmas Card Challenges Week #9

  25. OMGosh that's so cute & so simple! I love, love, love the color scheme!

  26. Love this beautiful creation! Awesome combination of subtle but warm colors! On a snowman, nonetheless, but it totally works! Stunning! Thanks for playing with us at CCC!

  27. Adorable your card. Stamps you used is so sweet, and colors are so lovely.
    Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations.
    I hope to see you again!

  28. Oh, is this a beauty! Love the non-traditional colors you used! Thanks so much for joining us over at Paper and Such for this challenge!

  29. Just so sweet a card, Carol. I love your image, what a cutie!


  30. I admit it: I would never have thought that a card in mainly brown and beige hues would appeal to me. But wow, you taught me a lesson!


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