31 August 2014

All I Want For Christmas.....Is You!

If you're a regular visitor to my blog, you will know I love making Christmas cards. I always look to see what DT themes will fit a Christmas card lol.....you can never have enough of them I say! Also with donating them to Gentleshaw, they have a winter fair thing, so they always need lots.

Anyhoos today's creation is for a new month starting over at Natalie & Amy's challenge blog. Don't forget if you entered last month to check back & see if you're a winner!!!
This month the theme is....


now it can't be an added little butterfly or dragonfly, must be a part of the main image. We have a £15 voucher up for grabs, so make sure you pop over & enter....

I decided to use a really old Humphrey stamp, that I absolutely love!

Aren't they soooo sweet?
I ended up decoupaging Miss Lumpy as I didn't stamp her out properly the first time, so stamped her out again, fussy cut & popped on top lol...sorted!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Allsorts- early Christmas makes
Di's Digi Designs- all about the animals
Christmas Stampin All Year Long- anything goes
Polkadoodles- getting ready for Christmas
Aud Sentiments- any sentiment but Birthday

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Christmas Angels' from The Humphrey collection from Natalie & Amy's
Tim Holtz distress inks
Boy Lumpy- weathered wood
Nappy- tumbled glass
Girl Lumpy- weathered wood
Nappy & bow- victorian velvet
Colour shading done using magenta & magenta tint

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Stocking Fillers' by First Edition from Natalie & Amy's
Sentiment from the 'Christmas Angels' Humphrey Collection set
Turquoise card candi
My stash- turquoise card & ribbon

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Snowflake Corner' die cut by Memory Box 98238 
'Simple Buckles' die cut by Memory Box 98185
'5" square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, I won't be around at all today we are off out doing a bird of prey show with Gentleshaw all day. Just hope the rain stays away as we are outside lol!! Also fingers crossed I sell loads of cards & raise loadsa pennies for the animals xxx
Hugs xxx


  1. Beautiful card Shell.

    Love Karen X

  2. Super cute card. Lovely colours and sweet image. Fabby! Thanks for playing with us over at AUD sentiments this time.
    Love n hugs

  3. So cute Shell is your card x

  4. Oh She'll this card is adorable.love this stamped image.Really sweet card.hope you've had a good day and sold lots of your cards.hugs Debbie x

  5. Aww I can see why you love this stamp Shell.. it's adorable!! I love the scrummy paper and the fab snowflake corner… gorgeous colours! :-))
    Hope you had a great weekend!
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

  6. Love it Shell! Fab colours and those two are way toooooo cute!! Susan x

  7. Awww, how adorable. Love the sweet image and your coloring. Thanks for joining us at CSAYL.

  8. Oh, my goodness! How cute is that stamp??!! The girl looks so fabulous decoupaged like that and what a great way to fix a less than perfect stamping job. I'll have to keep that in mind for my next mishap. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

  9. Aaaaaw! How cute are those babes. Fab colouring too. Thanks for joining our Polka Doodles challenge.
    xxx Asha

  10. Oh, those little winged elephants are so cute. A wonderful Christmas card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments this fortnight.


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