Friday 4 October 2013

Buttons and Bows 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 showcasing their beautiful creations, with the very talented Sally hosting with the theme of

Buttons and Bows

our wonderful sponsors this week
offering another lucky person a goody bag (see the main challenge site to see it)

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 there for you.

I decided to use on of the many Xmas Toppers from the Hobby House, a lovely quick way to make a card and this image had a big red bow on it so shouted out to be used.
The base layer and contrast is silver mirror card.  I used up some of my old papers as they picked up the blue colour on the topper.  I used one of my PATP from MS to create a decorative layer to present the topper on.  I edged the topper with glitter, before decorating with a big red double bow, a button which was from the neutral set at the HH and then airbrushed it to match the papers, I tied a little red twine through this and created another little bow.  I added some little and large green holly leaves to pick up the image holly and decorated with more pearls in red and around the frame mid blue all from the Hobby House.

Here is a close up of the topper which is from the
with the images by
Sylvia Zet
I added stickles for the snow on the ground and falling all around.
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.

I would like to enter the following challenges
Creative Craft - Anything Goes
Crafting by Design - Anything Goes
Creative Belli - Ribbons and pearls
Inky Impressions - Blue as the main colour
Penny's Papercrafting - Anything Goes
Fab n Funky - Ribbon



Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the image....Fab

Whisper said...

Aaah what a gorgeous image and great layout too, Luv Sam x

Tammy said...

Just fabulous! Love the mirror paper and the red bow is perfect! Gorgeous card!

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Kate, I love the cute image and such beautiful detailing.
hugs Sue xx

Carol Willis said...

Gorgeous card Kate. Love the super-cute image and fab layout. Hope you have a great weekend.
Caz x

Sylvia Zet said...

Beautiful make Kate! Love that matching ribbon!

Roma said...

Gorgeous card ,love the image with the stickles ,love the silver card & love the red bow too x

McCrafty's Cards said...

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

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so pretty and stylish but has a cute element to it as well.

Have a great weekend.

rachel said...

this is wonderful Kate - a fabulous card xx

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous Christmas card Kate, adorable image and I love your PATP frame and beautiful red bow.

cuilliesocks said...

Lovely card Kate, sweet image and I love the die that you have cut the mirri with , I love the whole creation, hugs Kate x

Jane said...

Hi Kate, the red ribbon is just perfect to finish off your lovely card. PATP punches are fab aren't they ;0) Have a lovely weekend xx

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Kate, love the toppers x Susan x

Pia S said...

Adorable card and a lovely version of the sketch. Silver mirri card is such a fab material for Christmas cards, and the red bow adds to the Christmas feel of your card. Cute!

Debs said...

Totally adorable card Kate.
Love the cute image and the lush big red bow :o)
Debs xx

sam21ski said...

Awww, love this, gorgeous

Sam xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

oooo what a cute image and a gorgeous card Kate.

greetings karin

Tracey said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Kate :o)
Have a great weekend.

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Kate, so sweet.
Enjoy the weekend.
Wendy xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Such a gorgeous image and love the layout, fab card

KandA said...

Such a gorgous card Kaye. Super design and I love the card topper xx

Unknown said...

Stunning Kate. Love the simplicity of the single button and bow.....absolutely gorgeous.


Karen xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Kate!! You won a prize from my blog hop the other day!! Please check out my post & the main YNS blog for more details!!

mags said...

Gorgeous card Kate. A lovely image and love the punch.

Catherine said...

Totally adorable Kate ! Love the image and the frame ! Have a lovely week-end my friend ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Kate. I love the topper and fab design
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

Sally said...

Love the cute. Great card.
Hugs Sally xxx

Dewi Lestari said...

Beautiful Christmas card! Thanks for joining at Creative Craft Challenges: Anything Goes

Jolanda said...
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Shirley said...

Adorable card. I love the silver cardstock with this image. Thank you for joining us this week at Fab'n'Funky.

coops said...

so gorgeous kate.i love your design and stunning sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Wendy said...

Just popping back Kate to say..Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week with your gorgeous card.
Wendy x

Chris_P said...

This is adorable!!! Thanks for joining us at CCWS this week!

/Christina, DT

Anet's Crafting said...

Gorgeous card Kate, I love the silver frame behind the image and your colouring is fabulous.

Jessie L. said...

This is beautiful! Thanks for joining our "blue" challenge this week at Inky Impressions! Hope to see you again next time!

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