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Saturday, 13 December 2014

Brrrrrr It's Cold!

Hello, I'm back after a lovely relaxing holiday - fabulous weather - it was 33 in the shade and night time about 25-  and now back to reality and feeling the cold!
Thank you for all your visits and lovely comments on the scheduled posts, I did appreciate them.
My Christmas cards were all made before I went away, most of them in small batch production lines, great when time is short.
For this one, the main image is a Flonzcraft stamp and I added a snowy background. The background paper was stamped with  Stampendous 'Postcard Greetings' before embossing with a Tim Holtz snowflake folder. The snowflake die cuts were coated with Twinklets Diamond Dust.
That's it for now, some catching up with DT comments and then I can start visiting you lovely blogs to find out what you've all been doing.
Enjoy your weekend.
Avril xx



13 comments:

Pamellia Johnson said...

Glad to have you back Avril, hope you had a wonderful holiday! This is a gorgeous Christmas card! I love the blues and your amazing glittery snowflakes! So frosty! big hugs :)

Janette said...

Morning Avril, Oh your hols' sounds so nice, glad you enjoyed, bet your feeling the cold even more now though, wrap up flower....lol...

Love this gorgeous, vintage look card, beautiful...xx

Ingrid Kristina V said...

Beautiful wintery card, Avril! Glad to hear you enjoyed your time away! Xx

Mrs A. said...

Gorgeous gorgeous card. I love everything about it . The colours perfect for the cold weather we re having right now. Hugs Mrs A.

Valerie-Jael said...

Great card, glad you had a good holiday! Hugs, Valerie

Analia Cristina said...

Very beautiful stamp!

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

Such a nice card...lovely details Avril.
Have a nice Sunday, Alie

Meggymay said...

Glad you had some lovely warmth on your holiday, welcome back to the cold north. Its a eautiful Christmas card Avril.
Yvonne x

chrissies said...

Sounds like you had a lovely warm holiday Avril.

Beautiful card with a great image.

Love Chrissie x

Linda said...

Glad you had a nice break .... it's lovely to have you back.
Gorgeous Christmas card .. love the vintage image, so cute! xx

butterfly said...

Hope you had a wonderful holiday, Avril - envying you that weather, and hope you're wrapped up warmly.

I love this adorable little chap, and your colouring of the image is perfect. Frostily gorgeous!
Alison xx

Pia S said...

Stamping AND embossing the same paper, what a great idea, I'm sure going to try that. The end result looks fantastic!

sally said...

A wintry scene that really matches the arctic weather we had this weekend when we visited Edinburgh! You'll see the piccies on FB :-) could have done with some of that 25 at night temperatures during the day LOL

Sally