Friday 6 September 2013

Lighting the Way with the Winter Wonderland

Good morning to you

so sorry if you were expecting the next Wild Rose Studio release :( I will be back tomorrow with my next inspiration for them :)

anyway today is the start of a new challenge at the

where we are sponsored by the fabulous

Who are offering 3 digi images of the winners choice

Our theme this week is

so an image with a candle on it or candles on the papers, or even candle embellishments and if that fails you can create a candle like I did.

Our Design Team were lucky enough to be offered some of those amazing Kenny K images to work with, so here is my inspiration 
I made an advent calendar candle with my image which is called
and she is the clean version with clothes on, as there is one without :)
I am making quite a few of these for the MIL to sell on her table.

Here are some more images
 This one shows the flowers on the side, now the majority of these flowers are from the Hobby House, with a woodware Holly punch to finish.  The string of pearls around the top and the diamante bling are also from the Hobby House.
The ribbon is from Grimsby Crafts and the red diamante detail is from my stash. I made the numbers using the computer and printed out onto my tissue paper.

A close up of those flowers, the mulberry roses and the cherry blossom with the large and tiny poinsettias.  I gave the flowers a quick blast with the crafter's companion gold spray for that extra Xmas feel.

The image is coloured in copics.

A warm welcome to my new followers, and I would like to thank all of my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave me such inspirational and kind comments, and this then allows me to hop on over and visit you in return.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbon - Anything Goes with Ribbon
C.R.A.F.T. - Christmas
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Holly Jolly Christmas - Anything but a card

Hugs and Enjoy Your Day


Doreen said...

This is

Chrissy said...

Your candle is just stunning Kate...beautiful flowers and love the image,she is gorgeous.


Carol Willis said...

Gorgeous card Kate, love the image on the candle and the beautiful details.
Hope you have a fabulous weekend.
Caz x

Unknown said...

Gorgeous candle Kate - love the image (so glad she's a bit clothed!!!). This looks lovely with all the flowers, pearls etc....presumably you can remove them before lighting the candle?


Karen x

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Kate, I love your traditional colours and fabulous details, I don't think anyone would dream of lighting this candle. These will fly of the table at your MIL's sale.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful candle Kate, I like the image the pearls and the flowers.
Kevin xx

rachel said...

super candle Kate - too nice to burn though lol xx

Sue said...

This is fabulous Kate. A fabulous design and I love all the detailing.
hugs Sue xx

*Vicki* said...

Such a stunning candle and brilliant idea for the challenge! :) HUGS

susiestacey said...

Absolutely gorgeous Kate, makes a beautiful gift, is it easy to print on tissue?? not tried yet.
Have a good weekend x Susan x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous Kate, I am so glad you put the clean version on. Lol!!! Christmas is a religious time after all said and done. Lol!!!


cuilliesocks said...

Kate this is so beautiful, what a fabulous gift it would make, the flowers are gorgeous too, Kate x

Linda . J said...

Gorgeous candle Kate the colours and your design are beautiful, it looks stunning.
Hugs Linda

Martina said...

This is just awsome! Love this candle with the great kenny K stamp and the idea with the numbers is fantastic!!

KarinsArtScrap said...

Hi Kate this is another gorgeous project you have made.
could you tell how you did this.
I have never done that and I would love to do that.

greetings karin

Tammy said...

Sassy candle for Advent! Great image and the flowers are beautiful as usual!

Deborah said...

Gorgeous candle Kate. The image has been coloured beautifully and I love the embellishments.

Deborah A

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Fabulous,love the way you have decorated it x

mags said...

Stunning Kate.

Unknown said...

Kate this is utterly gorgeous hun, love it xxx

Debbie said...

Hi Kate, this is just stunning. You will have to give me a lesson on how to do this hun. xx

Catherine said...

This is totally gorgeous Kate ! The embellies are simply stunning ! Which glue do you use to stick them to the candle ? Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Teresa said...

Stunning candle Kate. x

Jane said...

Wow Kate this is stunning. I keep meaning to have a go at making a candle but didn't realise you could use digi on earth did you get this through your printer? The countdown is fab...I buy advent candles for the I am thinking I coud make them. Hmmmm I would love to see a tut on this....great work hun x

coops said...

beautiful candle kate.fabulous details and i love the stunning sassy image :D

xx coops xx

Roxann said...

What a gorgeous candle! Really a stunner and I am so glad you shared it at TTCRD.

Judy McKay said...

Wonderful. Stunning candle. Great Christmas project. Thank you for joining me at Holly Jolly this week. Judy

Sally said...

This is gorgeous Kate. Love it!
Hope you have had a good weekend.
Hugs Sally xxx

America said...

WOWEEE- Youre making candles now too? How long was I gone? LOL! This is totally stunning. YOU ARE AMAZINGLY talented my dear. :)

Unknown said...

What a great candle I would love to receive one of these thanks for taking part of the JIC
Dannii DT

Krafty Kows said...

Wow what a super creation. Thank you for joining us CRAFT this week. Jeanette

Aunty Sue said...

Kate this is stunning and i am in the middle of getting my candles for christmas. Love the idea of the days on the side. congrats on getting one of our top three spots at craft

Aunty Sue said...

forgot to ask is this purely for decoration or can the top detail be removed to light.

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