Friday 18 October 2013

Carol Singing with the Winter Wonderland Design Team

Good Morning to you all in the land of blog
Before I move on I have to apologise for the lighting on my photography, don't you just hate that shift to darker evenings - takes me ages to adjust my little light area :)

Today brings the next challenge at the

the theme is hosted by our very talented Kelly of the Icicle Team and it is

Carol Singers

Our fabulous sponsor this week is

who are offering the winner a £10 voucher

So here is my design team inspiration but do hop over and check out the fabulous creations by the rest of team Icicles.
This is the only angle I could get a good photograph of the colours on the image, it is an 8 inch square card so big too.
The gold surround creates such a reflection for the light :(
I was going for a vintage feel 

So the base colour is gold mirror card and the papers are that old I do not know the name of them, but I am trying to use up my old stash.  I used the Holly MS edge punch some ribbon from stash and the little white poinsettia, red large pearl and gold small pearls all from the Hobby House

Here is the image which is from Mo Manning

I would like to say hello to all 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

CRAFT - Christmas
Crafty Little Fairies - Christmas in October
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Crafting by Design - Anything Goes
Simon Wednesday Challenge - Christmas / Happy Holiday
DP2 - Make it Vintage with Mo Manning Image




cuilliesocks said...

A beautiful card Kate, lovely image, and with the soft colours and embellishments has an olde world look, love it, hugs Kate X

Unknown said...

I know the feeling with the photographs, I have just moved house and really struggling to find somewhere not too dark or too bright! Your card still looks fab though, love all the gold and traditional Christmas colours.

Emma x

Unknown said...

Superb card, Kate, cute image, love your selection of papers xx

Catherine said...

What a beautiful card Kate ! I love the image ! Thank you so much for your comments Sweetie, you are an angel ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,lovely image and

Tammy said...

Fabulous image and beautifully colored! Love the quilted papers you used!

McCrafty's Cards said...

gorgeous card kate,I like the carol singers and the big bow
Kevin xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous sweetie and I am sure it is very colourful. It is such a pain try to get photos done at this time of year.

Have a good weekend.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Great image and fab card

Unknown said...

Lovely card Kate - that image is wonderful and you've coloured it in like the master you are!


Karen xxx

rachel said...

great card Kate - fabulous image and I love that bow xx

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Kate, I love that image. The colours and papers are beautiful.
hugs Sue xx

Whisper said...

Oh super vintage design and great image too, luv Sam x

Jane said...

What a great image and beautifully coloured Kate. I know what you mean about trying to get photos of cards with gold on difficult. Friday at last, enjoy the weekend xx

Debs said...

Fabulous card Kate - the image is beautiful and as always your finishing details are stunning.
Debs xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's avery beautiful card Kate.

gr karin

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Kate, gorgeous image and I do love to see gold mirror card on Christmas cards - even if it is impossible to photograph!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous Kate xx

Sandra H said...

Hi Kate.......Wow this is Truly stunning x

Mau xx said...

wow! its beautiful Kate, Love the ribbon detail and papers. Your colouring is amazing as always.
Thanks for joining us at Mo's
Hugs Mau xx

Sally said...

Glad it's not just me that has problems with the photography! It is so hard to get a good shot I think.
Just catching up with some blogs and I have missed some stunning cards Kate. Love the carol singers, such a perfect image for the challenge.
Your Bluebell new release cards are just adorable too.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs Sally xx

Laura Sterckx said...

Gorgeous card, Kate! I really love the vintage feel the card has, the bow and the image which you colored beautifully! :) Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge Blog!

coops said...

so stunning kate.i love the gorgeous image and your design and colours are fabulous :D

xx coops xx

*Vicki* said...

Such a fun image and really gorgeous coloring!! Just love the metallic gold accents and ribbon! HUGS

America said...

Love the sparkle and sweet image and fabulous coloring. Beautiful Christmas card.

Nicecrane Designs said...

So lovely, Kate,,,,, so amazing colours here,,,, youy are Rock,.

Sam K said...

What a beautiful card. Love the image and its coloured beautifully.

We would love for you to enter our challenge over at DDCC, why not take a peek? :)
Hugs x

Little Pear Tree

For your chance of winning $20 - 1st prize. Click here to enter DDCC - About the designer- ANYTHING GOES (twist;where you live)

lis-m said...

I love this cute trio, such a fab creation...
Thanks for joining us at the "Vintage" challenge at DP" this week. Good luck!
Hugs xxx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Kate. I love the image and design

Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at Crafty Little Fairies.
Lorraine x

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