Friday 21 October 2011

Vintage Christmas with the Winter Wonderland Challenge DT

Good morning to you all in the land of blog
today brings us to the next challenge at the 

with the theme this week chosen by little old me of

Vintage Christmas

but before I move on I would like to thank the ladies at
Gingersnap Creations
for selecting me as a featured artist
in their
Shared Moments Challenge
thank you ladies :)

So here is my little bit of inspiration for this weeks challenge, but do not forget to hop over to see the other fabulous inspirational pieces from the rest of the talented design team
This is another of my enlarged cards, to facilitate the punch around the page holly punch by Martha Stewart.  All the edges on this creation have been distressed with Tim Holtz antique linen distress ink.  The sentiment is from Creative Impressions, I got mine from Grimsby Crafts.  
the papers from stash as is the doily and the image is from the good old world wide web, I think, cannot remember now think I have coughed that much that my brains have gone and if it were not for the Bridget Jones knickers well lets not go there.............................. The flowers on this creation are from Wild Orchid the bling from the Hobby House and the pretty lace is from Grimsby Crafts.

I would like to thank you all for your get well wishes, they always help :)

and I would like to welcome all my new followers and wish you all well in the 500 follower candy.   For those of you that have not yet entered the 500 follower candy you can do so here, and thank you to Feline for advertising my candy for me :)

Totally awesome, you guys are amazing................thank you so much :) 600 followers, if you are already follow me please don't forget to put your name in the hat :) and for those that follow me regularly - yes I will now be looking for goodies for the 600 follower candy :)

As always and very importantly I would like to say thank you to all my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave such inspirational comments on my blog, allowing me to hop back over to see your own beautiful work. THANK YOU!! 

With the help of Feline I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

Aud Sentiments - Winter Themed Sentiment
Shelly's Images - Anything Goes
Fab N Funky - distressed or torn
Bunny Zoe's - Lace it up



Pamela said...

Wow, stunning card.

Pam x

Lisa Jane said...

what a beautiful card -0 gorgeous vintage image and i just love the holly border
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
Lisa x

Anne-Marie said...

What a truly beautiful creation, soft and elegant! I love vintage of all sorts, but seems so right for Christmas....haaaa!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. I have my eye on that PATP holly set. Marianne x

Roma said...

Beautiful just beautiful!

Danielle said...

This card is just gorgeous Kate! I absolutely adore everything you've done on it - the image and sentiment go so perfectly and I just love the punched holly border - wow!!!!
Hugs, Danielle

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous vintage christmas card kate.
beautiful picture and embellishments.

greetings karin

sam21ski said...

Gorgeous card Kate, this sings out traditional christmas to me xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

an absolutely beautiful card Kate, I like everything about it!!
Kevin xx

Miria said...

Hi, Kate. Your card is gorgeous, I do love all the punching around and image and sentiment! Take care, Miria xx

Sandra H said...

Oh wow Kate this is just so beautiful the papers are simply beautiful too! love the image and sentiment also the beeds lace and all other elements truly an amazing card:) Sandra H

Crafty Loops said...

Wow this card is really stunning. I love it. Lee x

Sue B said...

Hi Kate, Firstly, sorry I have not visited for while. Got seriously behind with my commenting!!
WoWzer this is GORGEOUS!!! I love vintage cards and this is a stunner! I love the image (think I have that one) and the gorgeous holly edging is So pretty. The music, doily, flourish and roses are all perfect! I really love this card!! Beautiful ….. Agh sigh, might have to come back for another look!!
Love the Bridget Jones reference, made me chuckle!
Hope you are feeling better real soon! and have a good weekend!
Hugs Sue xx

Anne Fenton said...

Kate...this is beautiful, I so love Vintage...can I come take lessons from Thank You for sharing your beautiful creations with us at Art Impressions this week.

Inkypinkydelights said...

Kate this is incredible!It all just works to well! I love it! Judy x

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Kate,love it.
Wendy xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is super what a great card, thanks for playing along on our vintage week on MAWTT, Love Hazelxoxo

coops said...

oh my word.kate this is so stunning.i love the vintage image and verse and your colours and details are so beautiful :D

xx coops xx

coldwaters2 said...

Wowwww Kate this is absolutely stunning, the whole design looks not only vintage but magical, so much beauty here, the image and sentiment are divine, terrific card.
Lorraine x

Marimer said...

Enhorabuena, Kate, por tu nombramiento, trabajas increible y te lo mereces.
La tarjeta es fantastica, me encanta, todo el diseño y detalles son geniales.

Anonymous said...

Stunning, love the holly leaves edges and the lace, absolutely fab
Lindsay xx

Andie's Space said...

Hi Kate,
Just added myself to your followers as I realised I had not already done so. That's a fabulous tally you've got now. I love this gorgeous card. It's beautiful. Have a great weekend.
Big Hugs,
Andie xx

Sally said...

Hi Kate
This is just gorgeous. Love the border and you do the vintage style so well, I always struggle with them. A fab card.
Have a lovely weekend.
Hugs Sally xxx

Dorcas said...

wow, this is gorgeous! I love the scalloped edge! Thanks so much for playing with us at Bunny Zoe’s!
Ps) I have blog candy available until Nov 1st if you’d like to come by for a peek. Just click on the Hershey kiss on my sidebar

Debbie said...

Beautiful card Kate...Love vintage but not good at it myself....this is lovely.
Debbie x

Natali said...

This card blow me away... Absolutely gorgeous!!
Hugs xx

ladyjanet_56 said...

Thank you for your lovely message, this card is just so stunning congrats on the artwork award very well deserved too. Janet

Emma H said...

Wow, wow, wow, so pretty! That mistletoe punch is gorgeous too, now I have to go shopping! Thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky's distressing challenge!

Linda said...

Wow Kate you have just made me like vintage cards this is just so beautiful love Linda

Anonymous said...

I just want you to know this is one of the most beautiful cards i have ever seen Kate, its amazing and so pretty
hugs June xxxxxx

Ger said...

So pretty! The edge punching looks amazing. Ger x.

Simone said...

I love this Vintage look! That´s awesome!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Kate ,, you got the Vintage look just perfect !! everything is very beautiful :-)

Lols x x x

Merlyn said...

This is stunning :) I love the silver balls and the doily and the colour u have used.. REally fantastic

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