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Friday, 25 November 2011

Lili of the Valley Christmas Blues

Good evening everyone, hope you are well! Here is a project I adored creating-with my gorgeous new Lili of the Valley stamp I have wanted for ages and the stunning 'Snowfall' papers by Bo Bunny.
I started by colouring the stamped image in Promarkers, Flexmarkers, metallic pen and with a dusting of Crystal Glamour dust as my snow.
I then cut around him with a scalloped nestie-I chose to cut them both with the scalloped ones because it felt like it added movement to the image. He was placed on a Tim Holtz Coredinations mat which complimented the papers. I used one paper mainly and added two strips of other design papers from the stack, then added a Papermania felt snowflake cut in half as a decorative detail-its difficult on male cards not to use flowers! I then added a gold 'Christmas Wishes' greeting in the bottom left hand corner and three Card Candy which complimented the paper in the opposite corner.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Lili of the Valley: Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks: Snowflakes
C.R.A.F.T Challenge: Unusual Christmas
Charisma Cardz: Snowflakes
I love Promarkers: Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters: Polka dots
Cupcake Craft Challenges: Teenage Boys
Gingerloft: Felt
Stamptacular Sunday: Boy oh Boy!
CES Challenges: Snowflakes

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments!

33 comments:

  1. Hi Elaine. Fab card! Love the image of course & I love how the card candy matches the paper so well. Gorgeous snowflake too. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
    Tine :)

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  2. I love the image, you've colored him beautifully! Great embellies too! Thanks for playing at Stamptacular Sunday this week!

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  3. Hi,

    Too cute, too crunchy! I like your simple and clean style. Well-kept work and attractive choice of color. Good Luck !

    Thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz Challeges this week.

    Hugs from France.
    Catherine.

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  4. Hi Tina, What an adorable image and your coloring is beautiful too:) Sandra H

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  5. Terrific card Elaine, I completely agree that the scalloped circles give a greater feel of movement. Really fab card, the wee image is gorgeous. Lee xx

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  6. what a super cute christmas scene.. Thanks so much for playing along at CES xx

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  7. Beautiful card Elaine, love the snowflake on this. Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES & LOTV Challenges
    Clairex

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  8. Gorgeous card Elaine, love the image and colours.
    Wendy xx

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  9. Gorgeous. Love the colours you have used.

    Catherine x

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  10. This is gorgeous, hon!! :) I love the colours and the image and felt snowflake (good thinking on the male embellies!!lol) are fab!! :)
    hugs, Rachel xx

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  11. I love this stamp too it's perfect for boy cards. I love the papers you have used and the die shapes do add movement to your card. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT this week, good luck. Sheryl xx

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  12. This is gorgeous, beautiful colouring and a great colour scheme. Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

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  13. Your card id just gorgeous! I'm so happy that I'm joining your DT at OSCC!
    Hugs, Ani

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  14. Such a fun and colorful creation! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘POLKA DOT’ challenge and please come back again soon!

    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  15. Gorgeous card, he is fab! Love the snowflake too x
    Wendy x

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  16. What a stunning card for a little boy...fantastic colouring.
    Sharon xx

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  17. Lovely card
    thank you for playing along this week at Charisma Cardz

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  18. What a great card! Love the colors and the image is so cute. Thanks for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters. : )

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  19. so gorgeous elaine.i love the fun image and stunning papers and design :D

    xx coops xx

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  20. Super card Elaine !!
    thanks for joining us at Charisma this time hope to see you next time too
    hugs
    laney

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  21. Hi Elaine, what a fantastic card. I love the image and it is perfect for those "difficult" males lol! Thanks for joining in with my challenge over at cupcake craft. Hugs, Denise x

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  22. Thanks for playing our snowflakes challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

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  23. Wonderful card - love the image and the felt snowflake is gorgeous.
    Thanks for playing along at Charisma with us this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  24. Gorgeous card,thanks for joining us this week at Cupcake Craft.
    Hugs louise xx

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  25. Gorgeous card love the image. Alison xxx

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  26. I just love that LOTV image. Great card, thanks for playing along at CRAFT challenge. Sharon x

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  27. What a great card! Love that image!! :)

    Thank you so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge last week.. Hope to see you again!

    Hugs from Tine

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  28. this is a beautiful creation! Thanks for joining in our Snowflakes challenge this week at Charisma! Gemma :)

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  29. Great card - I adore that snowflake! Thanks for playing along with the Sisterhood of Crafters' Polka Dot Challenges!

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Thank you for your lovely comments, I really appreciate them all :-) Elaine-xxx-

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