Friday 8 April 2011

A Little Festive Holly Ring

Good morning to you in the land of blog
Today is team Kate's turn to host the

and the host this week is the very talented Linda

the theme she has chose for this week is

Photo Inspirational

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Please pop and take a look at the rest of the creations by my wonderful teamies

Here is my design team inspirational piece
The base layer is some red mirror card, on top of this is some black card.  The image is a topper photograph that has been backed with some Woodware double sided sheeting and then cut into equal squares.  These squares are then placed carefully onto more black card and this gives it that old fashioned window effect.  I then cut a circle with my grand nesties and the callibur and added lots and lots of embossed holly leaves to create a Festive Holly Ring.  I added some large red pearls for the holly berries and a little red bow.  I added a tag for the sentiment, hoping it would look like a letter to be posted in that frosted post box.  

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges
Anything Goes - Pearls
Make It Monday - Anything Goes
Paper Playtime - Anything Goes
Christmas Inspirations - A Christmas Scene
Craftyhazelnut's - Foliage

I would like to welcome my new followers and say thank you to those of my visitors that leave me such wonderful comments.

Hugs Kate xx


Curly said...

Oh wow this is just the perfect Christmas Card, couldn't you just imagine living in one of those quaint houses,
Have a lovely day,
Hugs Bridget :0)x

sam21ski said...

Oh dear, you're going to think I've copied from you, I've got something like this scheduled in the next week or two!!

Well yours looks fab just like mine - lol. It gives a great effect doesn't it xxxxx


Wow!!! What a wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenge blog!

Sue said...

Hi hun
wowzer a gorgeous card, luv the scene you have created, fab holly wreath, beautiful day here the garden doth calleth me! have great weekend hun, sue,x

Janiel/ janny said...

Oh this is STUNNING!!! I love how you have the image set back behind all of the beautiful details..
hugs, Janiel

Kathryn said...

Gorgeous card, I love the image cut into little inchies, it's so effective! Thanks for joining in with us at Anything Goes, K x

Tamara Morton said...

Love how you have made your card picture perfect. Thank you for joining us at Anything goes
Hugs Tamara

Linda said...

Hi Kate love your take on the photo inspiration. It really does look like an old fashioned window it makes me feel all Christmassy love Linda

Tammy said...

Totally amazing! Such detail, awesome.

Hazel said...

What a brilliant card - lots of effort has gone into it. Thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 14 - hope to see you for the new challenge that starts tomorrow. x

Miria said...

Hi, again. I like your Christmas scene, you made a brilliant job on the window panes, very effective and the holly frame as well! Miria xx said...

Oh Kate this is stunning. It must have taken ages. xx

Michelle said...

Hi Kate

Spectacular card!! I love this scene you have created.

Thank you for sharing over at Make it Monday this week.

Michelle :-)

Grace said...

GORGEOUS scene! I saw your card on Make it Monday and had to stop and see! Beautiful!!!

Márcia Mattos said...

Hi Kate

Your card is beautiful!!!!
Loved it1
thanks for being part at the Christmas Inspirations Challenge!


Lena said...

Fantastic job. Gorgeous scene you created. I love holly frame detail and colors you used.
Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations Challenge.
I hope to see you again.
Hugs and much love.

Sally said...

Hi Kate
Great card Kate love the wreath and the image behind it. Hope you are having a great weekend and enjoying the sunshine.
Hugs Sally xxx

Magali said...

Wow!!! What a wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenge blog!


Denise Sebold Esteves said...

So beautiful card!

Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenge blog!


ladyjanet_56 said...

I really like this card Kate it will get you in the mood for the frost in the morning (tues) so drive carefully. You have really put a lot of work into this with the frame. Janet

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