Friday 27 July 2012

Naughty Elves with the Winter Wonderland DT

Good morning to you all in the land of blog, sorry no Bella today but she will be returning shortly she just needed a little break, she has been working so hard :)

Today sees the next challenge at the

with the theme this week being hosted by the very talented Linda, the theme is


We are sponsored by
Simon Says Stamp

who are offering a $15 voucher for their fabulous online store

So here is what I created for my design team inspirational piece but don't forget to hop on over to the main challenge site to see the rest of the design teams gorgeous creations.

The base layer and contrast on this 8 x 8 inch card, is gold mirror card.  The papers are that old that the cover has come off so sorry unable to quote this one.  The image is Scruffy and Duffy from Make it Crafty, these have been digitally combined and are fabulous to colour.

Here is a close up of the image coloured in copics .

and a close up of the bow, flower and little charm, glittered with stickles

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

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

Crafts and Me - Anything Goes
Creative Belli - Christmas in July
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Stamp n doodle - Christmas in July
Flourishes - Xmas in July
Cards for Men - Xmas in July
Hooked on Craft - Christmas in July
Lexi's creations - Xmas in July
Lollipop Crafts - Xmas in July
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Xmas in July




Helen said...

Another great card Kate. I'm gonna have to learn how to combine digital images, oh and also I need a better watermark. Any tips will be greatfully received, lol. Still waiting for my's due between 12 and 1 :))))

Hugs Helen xx


Hi Kate
A gorgeous card love the image and fabulous colour's have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Chrissy said...

So cute Kate, love the image and great colouring and love the little sleigh cute.


KayBeScraps said...

Hello Kate,
great colors and wonderful design..

Hugs, Katrin

Nate said...

Wow Kate, what a cute and funny card. I so love these naughty elves. :-)
They just put a big smile on my face.
Wishing you a great day,

Unknown said...


Misty's said...

Hi Kate
Brilliant card! Love your naughty elves! As always coloured stunningly! Also loving that charm.
Michaela and DP xx

Natali said...

Oh, I love this guys!! They so sweet with your amazing colouring Kate. Beautiful card.

Carol Willis said...

Love this Kate. Fab image, beautifully coloured.
Caz x

Tammy said...

Too cute! Love the adorable image.

Whisper said...

Oh they do look like a couple of naughty elves, great layout, Luv Sam x

nwilliams6 said...

These are some awfully playful looking elves - Santa better keep an eye on them. Love your charm and flower - wonderful whimsical touches!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Kate, I love the image, I like the bow and the charm.
kevin xx

Sue said...

Such a gorgeous card Kate, I love the image and you have coloured it so beautifully. Fabulous festive colours too.

I hope you have a good weekend
Hugs Sue

Sandra H said...

Hi Kate, Wow your elves are stunning and so beautifully coloured great backing papers and layout and another fab challenge:)x

Lorraine said...

Well, they look like they could get up to some mischief!! lol.
Gorgeous card Kate, the elves look great!
Lorraine x

Catherine said...

What a delightful card Kate ! Oh I do love the image ! Love the little bow and flower too, so sweet ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Curly said...

Wow Kate these are gorgeous I love mic elves that have a very mischievous look about them and you have certainly brought their characters to life with your awesome colouring
Have a lovely weekend my friend,take care
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Robin said...

Beautiful card. Your coloring is lovely and I really like that flower. Hugs, Robin

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is gorgeous Kate. They really have attitude!!! Your colouring is as ever fantastic. That bow is to die for.


Sonia said...

Hi Kate,my sweet friend and lovely follower ^_^
Your new Christmas card is adorable:)Beautiful paper and cute cute cute image:)
Big hug,

rachel said...

fabulous card Kate - and I love that lttle charm - its fabulous xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a great and adorable image Kate.
you have made a very beautiful card with it.

greetings karin

Jingle said...

SO cute! Love how you colored the image! Thanks for linking up to the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

So beautiful, the image is just so gorgeous and the bow and flower are beautiful
Lindsay xx

Sue Nicholson said...

Beautiful card, smashing image. thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie challenge, good luck,cheers Sue N x

Pink Dandelion said...

Super card Kate. Debs xx

ChrisAndCat said...

This is fab, unusual image too, love it.

Gem said...

Fantastic card!!! Love the sparkle on the card!!! x

Mynn xx said...

That image is colored FABULOUSLY!!! The bow, flower, and charm are the perfect touch! :)

Becky said...

What an adorable image and stunning card. Love that beautiful bow with that flower.

coops said...

so gorgeous kate.i love your colours and the elves are stunning ;D

xx coops xx

Zippy said...

Gorgeous card and such a fun image! Xxx

Joy said...

Your elves are simply adorable, great colouring.. thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

Lisa xx said...

ooooh they look like they're ready for mischief! super card, thank you for joining in with the cutie pies xx

Jo said...

Love those fabby elves!Great card, Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time and good luck!
Hugs Jo x

Denise Marzec said...

Hehe, they definitely look the image. Love that beautiful bow, sparkly flower and charm combo, too. Thanks for joining us at the FTTC!

Linda said...

Hi Kate what a beautiful card but I have to say those elves are a bit scarey they are definitely naughty love Linda

Michelle B. said...

Adorable! The image is adorable and so beautifully colored. Love the bow w/flower and charm, perfect touch! So glad you joined us for our Christmas in July challenge at Cards for Men.

Flowergirl said...

Brilliant Xmas card, love the image, Thanks for joining in with The Cutie Pies,
Wendy x

Amanda said...

How pretty!! I love how you colored your cute kids in!! The sleigh charm looks beautiful with your flowers and the pretty sparkle effects on it :)

Thank you for Playing along with us in Flourishes Timeless Tuesday!

~ Amanda :)

Mona`s Bittelille Scrappekrok said...

Hi sweetie! Thanks for joining in our anything goes challenge over at Crafts and Me with this fabulous creation. Love your colouring. Hugs...Mona

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