Friday 10 December 2010

Baubles For The Tree ------------say the Winter Wonderland Design Team

Good morning to you all in the land of blog and hope that it is warmer with you than it is here at the moment
Today brings a new challenge at 

The snow and huge amounts of ice would lead me into saying how fabulous the entries into last weeks Penguins and Polar Bears challenge were, really enjoyed the hopping about :)

This week our very talented Janet is hosting the challenge and she has chosen the theme of


and we are sponsored by 
As I had already made a bauble a couple of challenges ago, I decided to use a bauble image and here is what I came up with.
I started with a Whichcraft template that I got from the Doncaster Dome show, I added panels of gold mirror card and on top of this some more of those delish Silent Night Xmas Papers by Papermania.  I added the Henry with ~Bauble image and also a few swirls adding pink pearls from the Hobby House.  On the front I added a really deep ribbon and matched this with a pull string tiny ribbon to create a big bow.  I added a sprig Xmas which I got from Hobby Craft.  The sentiments are from a vellum pack I got from Tilly's, I believe.

Here are a few close ups

Isn't the ribbon lovely and you can just see the green added to the swirl for the leaves and those gorgeous pink pearls.
and here is Henry he has liquid appliqué on his hat and his mistletoe berries.  Gold gel pen is used on the top of the bauble and a clear Atyou glitter pen on the glass bit of the bauble.  I coloured him with copics.

I am entering this creation into the following challenges
Cooking It Up With Katie - Make it Red/Add some Layers/Show us some Christmas
Creative Belli - Christmas Themed Embelishments
Fab N Funky - Xmas for Children
Freshly Brewed - Sparkle and Shine
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Christmas
Scrapbook Sisters - Snowflakes (on the bauble)
Stampavie and More - Christmas
A Spoonful of Sugar - Christmas
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes
Paper Playtime - Snowflakes
Corrosive Challenges - red and white
Gingerloft - bows

Thank you to all my wonderful visitors who have left such lovely and inspiring comments recently

Take care of each other

Hugs Kate xx


Curly said...

WOW, this is awesome, you have coloured Henry mouse beautifully, the whole card is stunning,

Have a great day Hugs Bridget :)x

Tammy said...

Beautiful card, and Henry is so sweet. Love it.

Karen W said...

Beautiful card I love the tri shutter template and this is so pretty!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love this card Kate. That shape is lovely and it looks great with just the one paper. Henry is looking like he is having fun. (Hope you had a lovely Birthday on Wednesday and that you got my card.) Marianne x

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
wowzer a totally gorgeous card, awesome colouirng, beautiful papers & embelies have great weekend hun, sue,x

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

This card is just a wowwer (is that a word?)! I love your embellishments, and the coloring of Henry Mouse! Great job on this intricate card. Thanks so much for playing along in the Belli Challenge!!

Paper Paradise said...

Love the card Kate, it's nice to see 'dimension' instead of 'flat' which I always use. Guess I am just a bit lazy lol. Hopefully be meeting up very soon.....I CAN'T wait for us all to have a good old catch up! That's if the fella's let us get a word in!!!!!!!! x

Katie said...

Gorgeous card!
Thanks for Cooking It Up With Katie this week :)

Janis Lewis said...

Great card! Thanks for playing at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

Doreen said...

A stunning card.Thanks for sharing this with us at Cooking it up with said...

Really beautiful Kate and I think this is one of my favourite images. x

Danielle said...

A really gorgeous card Kate! Love the template design and your colour choices for the sweet Henry Mouse image! Those swirls and pearls are the perfect complement on the card! Have a fab weekend hun and stay warm!
Hugs, Danielle

sam21ski said...

Love this fab card Kate, the gold really looks stunning, especially those leaves and the swirls xxxx

Shazza said...

this is just beautiful, thanks for joining us at Fresh Brewed Designs x

Anne H. said...

Your Christmas-card is wonderful!
An adorable image and beautiful colors.
Thanks for joining us this week at Stampavie and More.

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