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Dream Valley-Non Traditional Christmas

Good morning everyone, hope you are well :-) Here I am with my DT card for our challenge at Dream Valley this fortnight which is 'Non Traditional Christmas' So I was excited to get out my favourite Bo Bunny papers from last year-the Snowfall collection which is a gorgeous mix of blues, turquoises and browns with a fabulous distressed look :-) I coloured a LOTV image with Promarkers and Sakura glitter pen on the baubles and tinsel. I then cut round him and inked the edges with Distress inks to tie it in with the papers. I added American Crafts Polka dot Ribbon, Buttons and a 'Tinsel Time' greeting which fits perfectly with the image!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Cards for Men: Merry Christmas
Crafty Bloggers Network: Christmas Anything Goes
2 Sisters Challenge: Winter Wonderland
Colour Me Creative: Non Traditional Christmas Colours
Little Claires: Christmas
Lilis Little Fairies: Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments: Bingo (Ribbon, Bling, Snowflakes)
Moving Along with the Times: Lets Go Dotty
Fat Pages and Cards with Attitude: Anything Goes
Chrimbo Crackers: Anything Goes

Thank you for looking and for all your lovely comments :-)


  1. so sweet, I love this image and the papers are gorgeous
    Lindsay xx

  2. Fabulous card I love the image and the papers are one of my favorite. Caroline xxx

  3. Adorable image and fabulous papers^_^
    Very very beautiful card dear Elaine^_^

  4. Aww this is gorgeous! James the Bear is such a cutie and you've coloured him beautifully… love the gorgeous papers and embellishments… it's a really sweet card! :-))
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week!
    Hope you have a lovely weekend
    Hugs Sue xx

  5. Elaine this is gorgeous just love the bear. Ideal Christmas Card. Alison xxx

  6. I love that image and the papers are lovely.

    Joan x

  7. A gorgeous card,lovely image and

  8. Awh such a cutie. Love your colour choices. Thank you for joining Little Claire in our latest blog challenge. XxGaynor LCDT

  9. Love the cute image and great papers
    carol x

  10. Great colours image and detail. I love it!

  11. Gosh, I love your colour scheme, it's absolutely delicious. Happy Hopping!

  12. Cute card and stamp, love the color choices :)


  13. What a lovely colour combo! I love your papers and the colouring on cute James the Bear!

    love Mags B x

  14. Gorgeous! I love using both traditional on non-traditional colour combinations for Christmas but hadn't thought of combining brown and turquoise, maybe I should give it a go as yours looks so lovely! :-)

  15. Lovely card, especially the two different backing papers you have used which work so well together.

  16. Elaine beautiful card and colouring x

  17. A fabulous non-traditional Christmas card! I love the cute teddy and the colour combination.

    Linda xxx

  18. This is so cute Elaine I love the image and the gorgeous colors. xx

  19. A gorgeous card, great image and colours x

  20. so gorgeous elaine.i love your papers and adorable bear :D

    xx coops xx

  21. beautiful card thanks for sharing with us at 2 sisters this week good luck with the challenge Tracy x

  22. Great little Christmas card, thanks for joining in our challenge this month over at Little Claire's, good luck! Heidi x

  23. Fab card, love the colours, would make a great male card x

  24. Aww so sweet and I love the papers.
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week for our. Spotty challenge

    Lisa x

  25. Fabulous card, love your image and your papers. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  26. Great colours and such a sweet image xx

  27. Fabby Card just love your papers and the image is so cute xxxxxxxxxxxx

  28. This is beautiful. Love those papers, still wishing I had more :)

    Susan x

  29. Gorgeous! Love the cute image and beautiful papers. Thank you for joining us at 2 Sisters this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill A x

  30. What a cute card. I just love James Bear. Thanks for joining us at the CMC Copic Challenge.

  31. What a beautiful card you have made. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

  32. Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers


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