Saturday 17 December 2011

Happy New Year or Celebrations with the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge

Good morning to you all in the land of blog
and what a fabulous start to my three weeks holiday, oh all right I have to go into work on Tuesday for an hour but other than that I am done for Christmas, Whoop Whoop!!!! don't you just love it :)

Any way enough of me getting excited for Christmas or the break not sure which now........................ 

Today sees the next challenge at the 

Our fabulously talented Tracie has chosen this weeks theme and that is

Happy New Year or Celebrations

Now I was lucky enough a little while back to win some LOTV stamps, and I could not resist some of their new images, so here is me using one of my winning images
I made a general celebration card, could be for many occasions.  

The base layer and contrast is a pale pink pearlescent card and the papers are Prima I believe, from the Hobby House.  The 2nd to smallest Grand Oval/Scallop Oval nestie has been used for the image plate border and the image plate.  Behind the image plate border is some oh so sweet lace from Grimsby Crafts, (cannot use this enough)  The ribbon and bow is from the Hobby House as are the pearls.  The large bling charm is from the Lidl wrapping ribbon reels that I got.  The flowers are Wild Orchid airbrushed in R85.  The image plate has also been airbrushed in the same colour.  I place a mask over the image to protect it.

Here is a close up of the image coloured in copics, with a little clear glitter sakuro pen for added glitz.

I would like to say thank you to all my wonderful visitors for their fabulous comments, love you all, making blog land a lovely place to be, THANK YOU

Just going to link these up and then off to do the Christmas shop at Morrison's - yoohoo!!!! Janet you better be ready for us :)

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

Just Tracys Crafts - Celebrations
Really Reasonable Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Southern Girls - Let's Celebrate
The Paper Shelter - It's a Celebration
Midnight Madness - Plain Sketch 133



Linda . J said...

Love your card Kate, all the details are so fabulous, so beautifully coloured.
Have a great Christmas and a truly blessed New Year.
Hugs Linda

Karin said...

Such a wonderful card Kate. I love the colours and the papers.

Happy holidays

Hugs from Holland
Karin xx

Doreen said...

A gorgeous card,love the image that you have coloured

Catherine said...

What a delightful card Kate ! I love the soft colours and the image is so so sweet ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is fabulous - so pretty - and that image is wonderful - would be perfect for a wedding
Lisa x

mags said...

Beautiful card Kate. Love the colours and all the fabulous embellishments.

Sandra H said...

Beautiful card Kate, with lots of lovely details:) Sandra H

Misty's said...

Fantastic card Kate! I love the stamp so much. Really cute.
Michaela xx

Love crafts forever said...

OH!!!!!! Look at that Pink Ribbon!!!!!! So Delicious. And i love this adorable image, how cute.
Hugs Nat.
PS. Miss you too, and your Jokes.

Crafty Loops said...

This card is absolutely gorgeous. Lee x

sam21ski said...

Fab card Kate, lovely pastel colours and great image.

Have a great Christmas and new year.

Sam xxxx

marsha said...

What an adorable card! I just love the image and your beautiful coloring. Thanks so much for joining us for this week's Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge, hope to see you back again next year!

KarinsArtScrap said...

o what a cute and wonderful card kate, just beautiful.

you ask me for that decoupage from the giraffe.

the decoupage is from Le Suh number 4169.755
if you don't find it let me know that i try to get it here and send it over to you.

greetings karin

Hanneke said...

Wow, lovely card! Great idea that it can be used for many occasions. Hugs, Hanneke

Tammy said...

Beautiful card. Love the image and sweet colors!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Kate, I like the sweet image, the bow and the big gem.
Kevin xx

Wendy said...

Beautiful card Kate, adorable image and love the pretty colours.
Wendy xx

Shari said...

Such a fabulous card - all of it is delicious!! Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Shelter.

Jill said...

Really love your pretty card, gorgeous colours! Thanks for playing at Just Tracys. Jill

Natali said...

Beautiful!! Amazing "full story" image ))Flowers, swirls, ribbon and "diamond" perfect details on this card!!

coops said...

stunning card kate.your colours and details are really beautiful and i love the gorgeous image ;D

xx coops xx

Stef H said...

wow! this is gorgeous!

don't cha just hate those 1 hr days???? ugh.

happy, happy holidays.

Sue Nicholson said...

Beautiful card thanks for joining us at Southern Girls cheers sue n x

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Gorgeous card, sweetie and I love the image you have used…..
Thanks for joining in with The Paper Shelter birthday celebrations & good luck!


Unknown said...

Truly gorgeous, love all the details. Thanks for joining in with the Just Tracy's challenge.

Curly said...

This is one exceptional card Kate I love the colour theme soft pink and blue and the image is adorable.

Have the very best of weeks, also,
Wishing you and your Family a very Merry Christmas and a happy and Healthy 2012
take care have fun,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

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