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Wednesday 11 April 2012

Christmas Challenges (with sketches)#24

 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. Renata has designed the sketch this time and we have an added twist of traditional colours. We are being sponsored by Elizabeth Bell.

Image was a freebie from Whoopsi Daisy, coloured with promarkers, die cut with a nestie oval and inked with antique linen and festive berries DI. The papers and sentiment I've had for years.Card base Kraft 6x6 from Hobbycraft. Card is finished with some pearls and glamour dust.

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:
Christmas Inspirations - use three shapes (rectangle, square, oval, arch)
Christmas Card Challenges - flowersoft or flocking (sorry I've used glamour dust)
OSAAT - use a digi
Paper Sundaes - sundae bar (kraft and die cuts)
Pile it On - all about S (stripes, swirls, sentiment, scarf, Santa hat)
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Fairy Fun Fridays - anything goes
DYSU - friendly critters
Shelly's Images - check it out

Carol x


  1. Fab card, love the papers....

  2. Hi Carol. fab card, love the layout and the cute image. Gorgeous papers too

  3. Love your Christmas card Carol the image is so cute and how good it was a freebie!! Love the mix of papers they all go so well together x

  4. Beautiful card, Carol. Love your papers and image :o)


  5. This is just gorgeous Carol,what a fabulous image and love the papers.xxx

  6. A beautiful card Carol, that's a lovely image.

    Jo x

  7. Well done! Your card looks so nice. I loved the image and the painting work. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenges.

  8. You have made a lovely card Carol!
    Hugs Nicolet

  9. This is just PRECIOUS Carol! Love all the different patterns and that cute image! Great job! Thanks so much for joining our "CHECK IT OUT" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
    Shelly's Images DT

  10. Hi Carol, your card is gorgeous and what a lovely freebie so nice to use for the challenge too! hope you enjoyed your Easter:)x

  11. What a lovely card Carol ;o)
    great image and the paper you used is great to.

    Janneke XO

  12. Hi Carol this is just gorgeous. I love the image and the papers are fabulous. Good luck in the challenges.

    Linda xxx

  13. what a lovely card Carol!!

    Hugs Betina

  14. Lovely! That image is sweet! So bright and fun! Love the ribbon effect-great idea! Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

  15. What a lovely card!
    Hugs, Wilma

  16. What a sweet card! I love that cute image! Thanks for joining us at Pile it On this week!
    Heather P :)

  17. It's another great Christmas card, lovely papers. Hazel x

  18. Lovely Christmas card Carol, lovely traditional colours, great design and a real cute image. Carolxx

  19. Fab card Carol, I love your papers.

  20. Hi Carol

    A great Christmas card!

    Fabulous papers and layout and a cute image.

    Love how you have displayed the sentiment too.

    Love Jules xx

  21. oh this is one,really gorgeous card Hun love that image,and those beautiful papers,and perfect layout,bless you to Hun for the lovely comments you left on my blog,so kind,and so much appreciated,hugs Cherylxxxx

  22. This is adorable Carol. I'm pleased the lovely Rita won it and you had a good time xx Jan

  23. I love your card! The papers are yummie ;-)
    Greetz, Marijke

  24. Great card, Carol. Love the image.
    Love, Wilma

  25. So cute Carol, and such a fab layout too :o) Lisa x

  26. Gorgeous card Carol, I love the way you used my sketch! Renata, xx

  27. It feels like we just had Christmas last month! Thanks so much for entering our April 'Anything Goes' Challenge at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug blog. Good luck in the draw and see you again next week, okay?
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

  28. Wow I just love your project. thanks so much for joining our challenge t Catch the Bug, hope to see you again soon!

  29. such a cute image!
    Thanks for joining the challenge at CCC this week!

  30. Such a cute christmas card.
    Thanks for sharing your creation with us at One Stitch At A Time for our Use a Digi challenge.
    Hope to see you back next week :O)

    Choccy x

  31. lovely creation! Thanks for joining in our 'Beginning with S' challenge at Pile it on this week! Gemma :)

  32. Well done! Your card looks so nice. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenges.


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