1 February 2013

Sparkles Christmas!

Its the first of the month which can only mean one thing, the start of a new challenge 
over at Sparkles Christmas!  This month we have a really easy challenge for you, as we are celebrating our 2nd Birthday whoop whoop!!! The theme is


but remember it must be a Christmas creation!!

I decided to have a play with a new stamp that I got in the sales. I nearly brought this 'Boofle' set before Christmas when it was £19.99. So glad I didn't because I got it out of The Range for £7.99 lolol & there are soooo many cute stamps in the set!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Christmas Challenge- fab sketch
Crafty Ribbons- anything goes with ribbon
That Craft Place- new stash (penguin & corner die)

Goodies I Have Used
Image- 'Penguin' from the 'Boofle Christmas' stamp set
5" square red card blank
Spectrum Noirs from Natalie & Amy's
Penguin- IG10, IG8, IG7, IG5, IG1, OR3 & OR1
Hat- DR7, DR6, DR4, CR11 & CR8
Ground- IB1, BT2 & BT1

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Snowed In' winter papers by My Minds Eye
'Macarena' corner die cut by Memory Box 98291 from Natalie & Amy's
'Incire Flower' die cut by Nellie Snellen MFD024
'Icicle' die cut by Marianne D LR0135 from Natalie & Amy's
'Circle' die cuts from the 'Doily' set by Nellie Snellen MFD020
Sentiment from the 'Humphrey's Corner' stamp set 'Christmas Wishes' from Natalie & Amy's
Red paper by Kodak
'Star Dust' Stickles from Natalie & Amy's
'Fizzy Moon' ribbon
Colour distressing done using 'turquoise' Panpastel from Natalie & Amy's

This month we are sponsored by Fantastic Ribbons, the winner will receive a £10 voucher to spend..
Thank you so much for stopping by today  please pop over & see what fab creations the DT have made to inspire you this month!
Hugs xx


Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah how cute is this wee one, hes adorable, Love him. Hope you have a fabby weekend painting, Love Me xox

Dora said...

Awww this is so cute Shell, love your new image. So fun xx

nicolet said...

You have made a beautiful christmascard!
Thanks for joining us this week at CCWS.
Hugs Nicolet

Lisa Jane said...

oh he is a cutie .. and i just love the icicles
Lisa x

jackiescrafts said...

He's a cutie and you've made a lovely card
Hugs Jackie x

jo said...

Hi Shell.....love that sweet penguin and what a bargain!
Hugs Jo x

Sandra H said...

Shell you got a real bargain with your stamp set and you have presented it so well on your card coloured so beautifully too and nice surroundings xx

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card dearie.Love this penguin - so sweet.Fab papers too.Hugs Debs x

Lorraine said...

Fabulous winter card Shell. The penguin is so cute and I love the icicle die.
Lorraine x

Jayne A said...

Awww this is just so cute.

Lotte said...

Beautiful card! Good luck with the challenge of CCWS. Hugs Lotte

Chris_P said...

This is so cute!! Thanks for joining us at CCWS this week!

Sue said...

Aww this penguin is SO sweet Shell…and the papers are gorgeous… love the icicle border and ribbon! :-)
Hope you are well hun!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Wilma said...

Very cute!
Thanks for joining us at CCWS!

Crafty Kitten said...

Awww what a cute little penguin. Lovely card and super ribbon too. Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Ribbons in our Anything Goes with Ribbon challenge this time.
Dawn xx