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Wednesday 17 July 2013

Christmas Crafting (with sketches) #82

Good morning all.
Gosh I hate blogging on my IPad!!
We're in West Wales at the moment. We had some difficulty on Monday trying to find our property but made it eventually! It's fabulous here, as is the weather - so peaceful and quiet.

It's time for another challenge over at CCWS and we hope you're playing along with us this year and stocking up on those Christmas cards and projects. It's the turn of the Snow Angels to inspire you this week and Janneke has designed the sketch. We are being sponsored by our very own Nicole.


Stamp is from Stampavie and has been coloured with promarkers and glittered with Glamour Dust. Dies from Spellbinders. Papers are layered digitally in Craft Artist and are from a Daisytrail kit called Festive Cookies. Pearls and sentiment are from my stash.

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:
CHNC Extra - anything goes
Christmas at Sweet Stampin - snowmen
Always Something Creative - Christmas in July
The Stamp Spot - Christmas in July (C5)
Cut it Up - Christmas in July

Carol x


  1. A real cutie Carol, love the image! Have a fab holiday in West Wales! Susan x

  2. This is gorgeous Carol,love the image and colours.xxx

  3. Such a nice card, Carol. I love the checkered designpapers :o) and your stamp is just a sweetie!

  4. Beautiful card Carol. Hope you continue to enjoy your holiday. Hugs Rita xxxxx

  5. Wonderful card CArol, Snowman in your climate at the moment?? Melting pot maybe but do love this card. Sorry been MIA for a while but trying to catch up now...xx

  6. This is gorgeous card Carol. I love the image and beautiful papers
    Sue xx

  7. Lovely card , such a cute image xxx

  8. SO adorable! Love the patterned papers - perfect for a cute masculine christmas card.
    xxx Asha
    Sunny Summer Crafts

  9. Hi Carol, what a gorgeous sweet image, loving the papers too.
    Hugs Sue W.

  10. This is gorgeous Carol hope your having a fab time! huggles Sue xx

  11. Just adorable Carol - love the cute snow couple and fab papers and layout. Hugs, Claire x

  12. What a happy snow couple! I like the placement of the sentiment.
    Thank you for joining us at Cut it Up Challenges!

  13. Oh my goodness Carol your card is absolutely beautiful l just love that image and your glitter just adds that finishing touch hope your enjoying your time away xx

  14. I love you card. he is adorable.

    Have a nice evening.

    XX Mieke

  15. Fabulous card and love the papers and image. I hope you continue having a fab holiday.

    Linda xxx

  16. This is a fabulous Christmas card Carol.
    I hope you are having a lovely break.

  17. too sweet Carol. Beautiful card and layout. Thanks for joining in this months Christmas in July challenge over at The Stamp Spot.

  18. Your snowmen are adorable! Thanks so much for linking up at The Stamp Spot this month!
    Jess D TSS DT

  19. Wonderful card! Great job!
    Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M (my blog)♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

  20. What a wondreful card Carol en what a lovely image.
    Hugs Miranda

  21. Great Christmas card .Love the digi paper layout and the fabulous colouring of image .
    hugs Shirley-Anne

  22. Those snowmen are super-cute, Carol! Thank you for playing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' this month. Tracey x

  23. Your card is beautiful Carol. I love the colours you used. The red and black works perfectly together.

  24. Well done Carol, it's a beautiful card!
    Hugs Lotte

  25. Lovely card Carol.. and your stamps is so cute...

  26. Gorgeous card with wonderful papers and a cute, cute image. Glad you made it there OK and I hope you are having lots of fun!

  27. What a cute Christmas card, Carol!
    Thanks for playing along with The Stamp Spot, Christmas in July challenge!

    TSS DT

  28. I love your card Carol! Beautiful papers and the image is so sweet.
    Hugs, Diana.

  29. WOW this is soo beautiful!! Love it!!

  30. Hi Carol, oh I love those adorable snowbuddies! So cute and cuddly!

    Great traditional colours for Christmas!

    Thanks so much for playing along at The Stamp spot this month!

  31. Oh they are the cutest snow people! Love your layout and everything matches so beautifully. I don't know how I have missed a few of your last postings, they didn't seem to come up on my reading list. Michelle x

  32. Super card. Lovely cute image.

    Thanks for sharing at CaSS this time.

    Susan x

  33. Soooo cute! Love the little snow couple. Awesome card. Thanks for joining us at CIU Challenges. ~Tami

  34. Apologies if I'm repeating myself, Carol, but I don't seem to have commented on your beautiful card (thought I had already - must be the heat!!) - anyway, thanks for sharing for CHNC challenge extra for July x


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