Sunday, October 3, 2010

Christmas card panic??

Is it time to panic yet?  Well, maybe not yet, but I think I need to get a move on, very soon!

This week at Paper Sundaes, our sponsor is Karen's Doodles!  Karen generously provided each design team member with an image of their choice to play with, and I picked this cute Emma and Snow Scene!  As soon as I had this card three quarters of the way done, my daughter announced that this has to be her Christmas card, so I guess I'm no farther ahead on my cards!  LOL

I used dazzling diamonds on the snow hills, and some white puff paint on the jacket and boot trims.  You can see them a bit better in the close-up:

Our challenge this week at Paper Sundaes is to use something from your stash.  Everything for my card except for my new image, came from supplies from years past.  The papers are by American Crafts, from last year's Merry Mint collection.  The charm was from Stamp and Create.  The sentiment is by Whiff of Joy, from their Magical Wishes sentiment collection.  I hope you will dig through your stash and find something old to play with, and join us for this week's challenge!  The gems are also from my stash, and they are by Basic Grey.

Sweet Stop:  Sketch
Basic Grey Challenge:  Sparkles plus at least one BG product (Basic Grey bling in corners!)
Mad For Markers:  Copics + digi image
Creative Inspirations:  Christmas
4 Crafty Chicks: "Chick" challenge
Color Me Copic:  Elaine's Teddy Bear colouring technique
Diecut Dreams Christmas Club:  Glitter, ribbons & gems
Stamptacular Sunday:  Layer it on (10 layers!)

Thanks for stopping by!



fi's cards and crafts said...

wow Christine...stunning...I can see why your daughter wants this one!!


alicaz said...

so cute! Love how you colored the teddy! The sparkly snow looks great too!
Happy Sunday!

clare said...

Gorgeous card, just so cute. Thanks for joining us @ DCD Christmas challenge. Good Luck. Clare (GD)

Monique said...

So cute Christine.. I love this image and your glittered snow... the snowflake charms are so cute :)

Graphicat said...

I think you may be is ALMOST time to panic! LOL I have NONE done! yikes! And think you've inspired me to get a jump on!!! This is GORGEOUS! Love that image and your papers are so pretty as well!
thank you for joining us at Stamptacular this week!

Karen said...

Really lovely, thanks for joining us at DCD Christmas Club.

Leanne said...

Very nicely done, love the Christmas scene, that birdie is too cute...way to go, thanks for playing.

Leanne DT 4 Crafty Chicks

Danielle Champagne said...

Hi, Christine, Very nicely done. All your layers blend so well together, gorgeous papers. Love the little charms you added. Cutie image, beautifully colored.
Thank's for playing along with us this week in our Stamptacular Layer-it-on challenge.

HappyCrafter said...

Stunning card! Fabulous job with the little details, too, like the glitter etc. I can see why your daughter snagged this one :-)

margie c said...

What a sweet Christmas card! Love the image and the scene you created around it! It's never to early to get started on Holiday cards :)
TFS! hugs, margie

dstandard said...

This is just a precious image! Your card is beautiful! Thanks for playing at The Sweet Stop!

Marlene said...

Oh wow...this is gorgeous!! Your cards just keep getting prettier and prettier every time!

Thank you so much for hopping by my blog during "The Little Hop of Horrors" Halloween Blog Hop this weekend. Very much appreciated!

Amy said...

Super cute card and your coloring is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at the CMC challenge!

Evgenia said...

I Love this!!! thank you for playing at Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club!

Hugs from Russia)

Annette Bowes said...

Snowlicious Christine! No wonder your daughter claimed this gorgeous card! Love your colouring and wonderful snow effect! Thank you for joining us in our Copic Colouring a Digi Image Challenge over at Mad for Markers, hope you will join us next time, take careX:)

Tamie said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it! This image is so stinkin' cute :) Your coloring is fanastic and the layout just rocks. Dazzling diamonds is one of my fav's and looks just awesome! I should start thinking of christmas cards too! THanks so much for sharing your inspiration with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Lynne said...

Absolutely beautiful - love the colours and the image is just so cute :o) thanks for playing with us at DCD Christmas Club xx Lynne xx

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

This is just over the top CUTE!! It's a fabulous design and your coloring is awesome. I love all the puff paint and glitter on the snow!! I don't blame your daughter, I would have claimed it too!! :)


Sprytebyrd said...

Beautiful card! I love how you've cut out the image!
Thanks for playing with us at Stamptacular Sunday this week! Good Luck on our Layers challenge!
Dee (Spryte)♥
Sprytebyrds Spot

Sue said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at 'Mad for Markers'.

Lori said...

What an adorable image you found for our "chick" challenge! So, so cute!! Love all the glitter too! Thanks for playing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Sammi said...

mmm not panicking YET!!
Gorgeous card!!
Thanks for joining in our Colouring a digi challenge at Mad for Markers!

Emma said...

Awww how cute is that bear with the little birdy! Love your snow! Thanks so much for joining us over at Mad For Markers!

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