1 July 2013

Season's Greetings!!

WOW! I really can't believe its the 1st of July today...madness if you ask me! One good thing though its the start of a new challenge over at 
Sparkles Christmas where this month we want to see your


so Christmas trees, make a scene with fir trees, anything with trees as long as it's Christmas!

I decided to use a stamp that I got free last year in a magazine, along with some papers that were also free from somewhere lol!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Christmas Card Throwdown- sketch number 7
The Glory Of Christmas- song 'Rocking Around The Christmas Tree'
Squirrel & Fox- Christmas in July
Christmas Stamping- inspirational photo
Crimbo Crackers- you've had it how long? (papers & Stamps last year)

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Tulip' Urban stamps by Papermania
Tim Holtz Distress markers, distress inks, Promarker & Flexmarker
Trousers- faded jeans & tumbled glass
Slippers- faded jeans
Hat- worn lipstick 
Collar- faded jeans
Sentiment- maroon (promarker) & soft aqua (flexmarker)
All distress colours highlighted are available from Natalie & Amy's in ink pad form!

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Tis The Season' stack by Beth Gunnell
My stash- cotton wool & maroon card
Sentiment by Birdscards

Tools & Glues
'Collall all purpose glue' from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D glue with tools' from Natalie & Amy's

Our sponsor this month is Di's Digi Downloads, the winner will receive a $10 voucher to spend in store!

Thank you for stopping by today, I will hopefully be around to visit you all tomorrow. Having a snuggly day today catching up on the weekends
 'Big Brother' with Danni!
Make sure you pop over to the main challenge blog & see what fab 'Christmas Tree' creations the DT have made!
Hugs xx


shaz earl said...

Brilliant card missus, hope you feel better soon, hugs Shaz xx

Kim. said...

Aw this is a cutie card, lovely papers and adorable freebie image.
I hope you have had a lovely weekend.
Kim xXx

Sandra H said...

Fab card Shell xx

Sue B said...

Aww this is gorgeous Shell… it's a very cute stamp set and I love those scrummy papers!! love the cute little fur bobble on the doggies hat!! :-))
Hope you have a good week hun!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Claire said...

Lovely card, great image and layout. Hugs, Claire x

Debbie said...

Really lovely card Shell.Fab layout and cute stamp.You take care of yourself - hope you improve and feel brighter soon.Hugs x

Carole said...

great card Shell

Carole xXx

Sue said...

Fabulous card Shell, I love that image and beautiful papers.
hugs Sue xx

Vicky said...

Beautiful hun...love the image and the fabulous colours too...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Anonymous said...

A fab christmas card, love the image!
Helen x

Hazel said...

Beautiful card - thanks for entering the challenge on The Glory of Christmas. You might like to also add it to http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/chnc-challenge-extra-for-july.html - I'd love to see it there too x

Unknown said...

This is an awesome Christmas creation. The image is so cute and the little dog is, too!
Thanks for joining us over at The Squirrel and The Fox.

Lesley said...

Great card Shell! I love the colours and images! xx

Mynn xx said...

This is darling! LOVE the scene you created with your sweet images! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

Pat (mspfd) said...

Adorable image and creation! Thank you for joining us for CSAYL Challenge #22.

Pat, CSAYL DT Member

coops said...

gorgeous card shell.fab image and papers and I love your colours :D

xx coops xx

Anet's Crafting said...

Your card is beautiful Shell. I like the colours and image.

Pat said...

Lovely colourful Christmas card Shell, cute image.

Pat xx

Heather said...

This is so cute!! And to think that the image and papers were free!!! Double bonus for you. : ) I love the little pompom tufts on the ends of the hats. A great finishing touch. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

Mau xx said...

Hi Shell, Hope you are ok sweetie xx
Love the card, you are going to well organised for Christmas. I will be starting mine end of Nov. as always....lol
Huge hugs Mau xx

Danielle Vincent said...

Darling card! Your fussy cutting skills are awesome. Thanks so much for joining us this week at 52CCT!

Jacqueline said...

Thanks for joining in our challenge this week at 52CCT - your card is lovely - such cute images - Jacqueline xx

scrapsnsuch@gmail.com said...

What a fun stamp - it creates a great scene! Plus the cotton is such a cute touch. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at CSAYL!

Deborah Frings said...

What a super card - love the scene you created. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

MagsB said...

Hi, hun! Big apologies for not being around recently, hopefully I'll be around blogland more often soon!

This is such a lovely card, those images are terrific! I love the fluffy balls on their hats! this is such a great card!

Also, thanks for joining in at The Squirrel and the Fox :)

love Mags B x