Friday 18 May 2012

Embossing with the Winter Wonderland

Good morning to you all in the land of blog

Today sees the next challenge at the

Today's theme is being hosted by the very talented Sally, with the theme being


We are sponsored this week by the amazing
Emerald Faerie Garden
now known as
A and T Designs
offering 3 digis of the winners choice 
from the original EFG images only this time

So here is what I created with the photo inspiration, but do not forget to hop on over to the challenge site to see the rest of the amazing inspirational pieces

The base layer is gold mirror card, with a white Swiss dots embossed top layer.  The image is from a House Mouse unmounted set from Joanna Sheen called "Sleigh Mice" Little and large pearls from the Hobby House. Lights are coloured in Atyou glitter pens, see Top Tip on these below.

Please don't forget the 
Design Team call 
currently in progress if you are interested you can hop here.

I would like to thank all of my wonderful visitors and followers for their lovely comments which are always inspiring and allow me to hop back over to visit you in return

Challenges I would like to enter are

Simon Says Stamp - Clean and Simple
Truly Scrumptious -  Anything Goes
Whimsy Stamps - Anything Goes
A and T Challenge blog - Embossing wet/dry
Christmas Crafting - Twas the Night Before Xmas
Just Tracy's - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Clean and Simple

Top Tip
When using your Atyou Glitter pens, do not leave them tip up or tip down, as this will mean that the glitter will not flow correctly.  Lay them flat on their side and you will get so much more from them. 

Art with No Boundaries - Fit to be bound
Bunny Zoe's - Anything Goes
Kaboodle Doodles - Clean and Simple
Paper Pretties - Glitter



Helen said...

Aww, that's a cute image...gotta get some house mouse! xx

Catherine said...

Fab Christmas card, love the cute little image...

sam21ski said...

Another lovely card Kate, love the brown and cream combo

Sam xxx

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is sooo cute and love how the image pops against the white background
Lisa x

Tammy said...

Sweet card for Christmas, love the sentiment!


Hi Kate
A beautiful card love the image and embossing have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Misty's said...

Hi Kate
Beautiful card. Love the embossing, it gives it very elegant feel. Beautiful image of house mice too. Looks like they had too much too drink and got up to mischief, they better do not electrocute themselves.

Karin said...

Stunning card Kate!

Hugs karin xx

Crafty Loops said...

This card is gorgeous Kate. I love the embossing. Great top tip too. Lee x

Berry said...

What a fab card Kate, adorable image and great tip too! hugs Rebekah xx

Janette said...

Oh this is gorgeous Kate, very, very sweet.xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Kate, I like the sweet image and the embossing.
Kevin xx

Linda said...

Hi Kate I love the clean and simple style of your card and those mice are so cute love Linda

Sonia said...

Oh Kate,your new card is absolutely adorable..these mouses are so cute :)
Big hug,have a nice evening:)

nancyparker55 said...

Beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles.

Laine said...

Hi Kate,
Your card is soooo sweet. I love the image and the embossing.
Thank you so much for joining us at Bearly Mine this week. Good Luck with the Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is a fun image and a fabulous card kate.
i hope i can make a card this time it's a long time that i was in the winter wonderland.
I was a little bit busy.

greetings karin

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card and such a cute image, thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday this time, fab tip too! Hugs Samantha :0)

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

Cute card and image! And i have to agree with your sentiment . . . Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “CAS” Challenge!

Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz

Sandra H said...

Hi Kate, Such an adorable image, layout and embossing stunning card:)x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very cute card.

coops said...

gorgeous cas card kate.stunning sweet image and embossing ;D

xx coops xx

ladyjanet_56 said...

Merry Christmas to you too this is a really cute fun card, love CAS ness which I think you're really getting into. Hugs Janet

Happy Anniversary to you & Mike for Sunday x

Karen P said...

super cute image Kate! lovely christmas card, love the use of white onto gold. thanks for the tip with those pens - I've only got one and was a bit disappointed with it as it didn't seem to last long - will pop it on its side to see if that helps! hugs Karen x

Joy said...

Super cute, loving all the white and this image is adorable paired with the swiss dot folder... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

Debbie said...

Hi Kate...I love this wonderful Christmas card. What a lovely image. I'm fine thank you...x
Hugs Debbie x

Flutterby Trina said...

lovely card and grate tip! Thanks for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday with our clean and simple challenge! Good Luck and hope to see you again soon!

Sharon said...

Acute Xmas card Kate! Thanks for joining us at Art With No Boundaries!

Rene said...

What a sweet card!
I like the simplity, and the image is so cute!
Thank you for joining us at the Art With No Boundaries challenge and thank you for sharing your lovely creation!
Hope you'll join us again!

Charlene said...

Super cute card. Love your image and how it really pops. Thank you for sharing and entering your card with us at Whimsy this week.

Unknown said...

Love your card! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Kaboodle Doodles.

Tracey Manderson said...

OMG so cute! gorgeous Cards! Thanks for joining us at A&T Emerald Faeries.

Anonymous said...

Kate, Such a cute card, love how you colored those little mice. Thank you for sharing this with us in our Anything Goes / Fit to be Tied challenge on Art With No Boundaries. Hope you will pop in and play with us again.
:) Chris / CS Designs

Debbie said...

By the way Kate...Thank you for joining us at Christmas Crafting this month.
Debbie xx

meg said...

Thank you for joining the Christmas Crafting Challenge this month. I love the embossed background and your image a beautiful CAS card.

Arline said...

This is soooo cute Kate! What a fab little image, never seen that one before and I love the sentiment :) Thanks for joining us at Christmas Crafting this month. Sorry I haven't been around lately, have missed visiting you, will try and pop over for a proper look at the weekend :) xx

Morgan said...

Gotta love those mice! I'd buy the whole set if I could afford too LOL Thanks so much for sharing with us at Christmas Crafting this month :o)

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