Friday, 2 July 2010

Stampin' for the weekend - Challenge #42 Christmas in July

First some good news first.... I have just been asked to design for 'Little Claire's stamps' and be part of their DT, once the blog is up and running - will keep you posted...

And now onto this weeks challenge on stampin' for the weekend we have come up with the theme of 'Christmas in July', what a fab idea to get your inspiration flowing for all those crimbo cards, it's not long off now gals...

and this weeks sponsor is ... Simon Says Stamp  who has a $25 shopping voucher for the lucky winner.

Christmas is July with the following sketch from our lovely Sandie...

I decided to use my magnolia's again for this particular card as I own quite a few of the christmas images... and chose this little cute pair otherwise know as 'Tilda and Edwin on Ice', together with 'Winter Forest' trees and the 'North Pole' postage seal. These have been shaded in using the following copic markers... E00, E21, E29, E33, E33, E35, E37, E51, R20, BG10, C1, C3, C5, B93, B95 & B97 and I have added stardust stickles to the edges of Tilda's coat.

For the forrest trees I have only used BG10, C1, C3 & C5 and coated the entire image with stardust stickes in order to crate a snowy effect.

I decided to rotate the sketch once to the left and selected chirstmas paper from Craft Creations, this was used together with doodlebug embossed paper.  The Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, the pin from Quixotic Paperie and the pearls, silver jems, sprigg, jump rings and star are from my stash.

I have entered this card into the following challenges....
Stampavie - Sparkling

I do hope that you have enjoyed looking and please feel free to leave a comment.

Hugs x


Annika said...

Absolutely in awe!! Fabulous design and what gorgeous colouring!!!

Di said...

fabulous hun! love the blue colours and all your details! Beautiful christmas card.

Hugs Di xxx

Tracey said...

Hi Joanne, congrats on the new DT place :) I love this beautiful Christmas card with all it's details.

Have a great weekend :)


Chelsea said...

Hi Joanne,
How adorable is this card.
The image is colored so beautifully and the pearl stems are gorgeous.
Have a great weekend.

carolyn lee said...

I love this card. can you believe it Christmas is just around the corner. So many cards to make and so little

Gunn (Merete) said...

First of all, congrats with your new DT assingment.
This card is so fantastic beautiful, I just love looking at it. Your colorchoice and your coloring are really great.
Fantastic work.
Wish you a great week.
Hugs :-)

Kiki said...

Oh wow, this is amazing! Love every little detail!

Thanks for playing with us at SAM this week. Good luck!

Hugs, Kiki

Wishcraft said...

Lovely Christmas card, such fab details. Congrats on making the Little Claire DT - I did too, looking forward to 'working' with you :o) Lisa x

Valérie said...

oh magnifique, un peu de fraîcheur çA fait du bien.

merci de ta participation au challenge SAM cette semaine

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