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Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Another Chrstmas Card to Share

Hi All,
Just a quick post tonight to show another of the 'batch' Christmas Cards.  I made something similar for a LIM challenge a few weeks ago, but just used the CI stamp. (kept it simple for LIM).  For this one I inked the background and matted onto silver. I stamped The Night Before Christmas text from Inkylicious, and inked again with DI, and lots of Stickles around the distressed edge.  The Jingle Bells stamp on the bottom was a 'freebie' from CI with my last order. The Snowflake is a Marianne die borrowed from my crafty friend Diane.
I am going to enter this card in:
  Papertake Weekly - First Christmas
  My Time to Craft - Sun ,Moon or Stars
  Partytime Tuesdays - Bling it On - anything Sparkly
  Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Christmas
  Make It Monday - Anything Goes

Just before I go, I would like to mention that  Dot  a very talented DT member from FSC is giving away her fabulous card from this weeks challenge, Dot is trying to get to 50 Followers, she is almost there, and if you pop by her blog, I am sure you will want to visit regularly, prepare to be inspired.

That's it for now,

Take card

Avril xx


Lisa Jane said...

oh what beautiful card ... i really must get that text stamp again ( i gave mine to Laurie lol)
I love that skyline stamp.. and the embossed background
Just going to check out Dots site
Lisa x

Catherine said...

Gorgeous card, love the 'scene'

vickisunshine said...

Beautiful card. Love the scene and all the sparkle. Hugs, Vicki x

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Avril, What a beautiful card! I love xmas cards that are simple yet so very effective...(thanks for the lovely words Avril - a lovely surprise)
Dot x

Anonymous said...

This is stunning Avril! You've chosen a perfect colour scheme to go with the image. Off to pay Dot a visit!

Meggymay said...

Gorgeous card, its a beautiful stamp.
Yvonne x

Jean Straw said...

Lovely card. Jean x

claire7q said...

Saw this one on MIM- had to peak because I just bought the same inkylicious stamp! Now I know what to do with it :D

Chrissy said...

So lovely Avril..love the scene you have created...beautiful colours nd lve the embossed background...

Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’


Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

debby4000 said...

Beautiful, gorgeous card Avril.

NGCARDS said...

A wonderful card! Thanks for playing along this week at PTW! xxx

Jill said...

beautiful card thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

Monica said...

So classy. Love it's soft colours and gentle appeal.
xxx Monica

Mary G. said...

Wow! What a great card! Love that image and all the sparkle!

Thanks for playing along with us at Party Time Tuesdays!!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

That's a wonderful Christmas card, love the embossed background.

Pat said...

Lovely card Avril, beautiful image and snowflake, thanks for sharing with us at MTTC this week.

Pat xx

Annette said...

Love the embossing and the fab snowflake. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday this week. Annette xx

HandmadebyTLC said...

Goodness gracious this is just gorgeous, of course we are always so glad when you join our little challenge at Top Tip Tuesday. Sure hope you join us again tomorrow!
Tammy Louise

I have candy if you collect!