Friday 19 April 2013

Christmas Stockings with the Winter Wonderland Design Team

Good morning to you all in the land of blog

Today sees the next challenge at the  

Where Team Icicles are in the hot seat, with the very talented Sally hosting with the theme of

Christmas Stockings
we would like to see Christmas Creations showing stockings

We have two wonderful sponsors this week
who are offering the winner a £10 voucher


who are offering the winners choice of 4 of their amazing images

So here is my take on the theme but don't forget to hop over to the main challenge blog to check out the wonderful inspiration their for you.

I am trying to use up some of my card blanks from those kits you get bought :)
The base card is cream, I have added a layer of gold mirror card, then a layer of white card which has been run through the cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder.  I also ran the gold frame for the image plate through the same folder.  Ribbon, pearls and little red bell charms from stash.

Here is a couple of close ups of the image, one is to show you the whole image and the second to show you a close up of the glossy accents added to the candy canes, so difficult to photograph the shine, but think I managed it.

The image is from an unmounted sets by Joanna Sheen

As always I would like to thank all of my wonderful visitors and followers for their inspiring comments, which encourage me and allow me to hop over in return to see their gorgeous work and welcome my new followers.

Courtesy of Feline I would like to enter the following challenges

DRS Designs - Bows
Addicted to Stamps - Anything Goes
7 Kids College Fund - Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - one paper taker
Paperminutes - Embossing
Nutcrafters - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - No patterned papers



Helen said...

This is a cutie. I might have to try to get round to making a Christmas card this week

Hugs Helen xx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is adorable Kate love your cute image and your colouring
jacqui x

Sonia said...

Fabulous card my dear friend^_^Adorable tender image^_^
Have a lovely day,

Doreen said...

This is beautiful....lovely image and

KandA said...

Gorgous card Kate. Love the cute little house mouse and design xx

rachel said...

such a perfect image for this challenge - really wonderful Kate - love it xx

Debs said...

Adorable card Kate - love the sweet HM image and fabulous colouring.
As always great LO and wonderful bow with cute wee bells.
Debs xx

Lisa Jane said...

oh how sweet is this .. i love the glossy little candy canes
Lisa x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is great Kate. Love this simple style. Well it is for you anyway.

Have a good weekend

Tammy said...

OH goodness, such an adorable image and wonderfully colored! Great card for Christmas!

Sue said...

Awwwww That image is just adorable Kate. I love the layout and your wonderful colouring.
hugs Sue xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous Kate, I like the sweet image and the embossing.
Kevin xx

Natali said...

Beautiful card. Lovely dots embossing and cute image ))

cuilliesocks said...

Hi Kate this is lovely, the little mouse asleep is so cute, gorgeous design, kate x

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous Christmas card Kate, I love House Mouse and this image is adorable and beautifully coloured.

Sandra H said...

Hi Kate, Oh so so cute!! just so adorable is this kate and lovely layout too x

KarinsArtScrap said...

this so cute and fun card Kate.

greetings karin

Misty's said...

Hi Kate
Beautiful Christmas card! Great use of your stash, great touch with the embossing, ribbon and super sweet stockings.
Michaela and Duky Pooky xx

Vicky said...

Simply beautiful hun...and have a fabulous weekend too...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Laine said...

This is so cute Kate. Loving the mice.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very cute card

PaperDaisies said...

Great card Kate. Love all the different elements. Have a great weekend, hugs Nina

Debbie said...

A fabulous card these little mice.
Hugs Debbie x

coops said...

simply stunning kate.i love your fab design and really sweet mice :D

xx coops xx

sam21ski said...

Oh, now I do like this, very cute and great colour choice for those socks!!!

Hope you're enjoying the weekend and the sun!!

Sam xxx

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