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Thursday, 13 January 2011

Ho, Ho, Ho

OMG, get me..... another Crimble card :) This is another image that I had coloured just before Christmas but ran out of time to make it into a card.

The digi image is a freebie from July 2009 by Dustin Pike. It is still available on his blog here if you want to grab it. I chose the current sketch from Totally Gorjuss for the layout

All the items on this card are old and I have used some of my hoarded Prima Pointsettias. I have had those for about 3 years so it's about time I used them really. Yes they look pretty, but they should be on cards not stashed in my room. After not making much last year it feels good to have my mojo back I can tell you :)

Anyhoo, materials used are DCVW papers, the green was a strip I had left which has been treated with a Martha Stewart punch. The text strip is another from a scrap strip of card, you know those L shaped pieces that are left after you have covered a card, well I have actually used some up instead of them getting scrunched up and scratty and you then end up throwing them away.

The image has been coloured with Promarkers with Stickles glitter glue added to the fur trim on the hat and cuffs. Last but not least I have added one of my hoarded HOTP brads that I have had for a very, very long time. Woohoo !! Maybe there is hope for me, my hubby will be so proud of me :)

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-


crafty creations said...

Fabulous card so carefully coloured

Thanks for sharing with the Lotstdo Challenge x Hilda

WeirdCat said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week
Ruth x

Regan said...

Cute! Love the brad in the center of the poinsettia! Great job using your hoarded items! :) Thanks for playing with SSD! :)

Kathy said...

So cute, thanks for playing along with us at SSD this week.

Anonymous said...

Cute cards I love this Dustin Pike little Santa, thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge, hope to see you next time too! check out the ABC Christmas Challenge blog! we have a sneak peek of the next Challenge and its WAY cool! your gonna love it for sure! hugs Samantha :0)

Tine said...

Hi Mandy. Lovely card and lovely punched border. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Mandy!! WOW!! This is just adorable!! I love your background paper that looks like snowflakes!! Thanks for joining with us at the Inky Impressions challenge this week!HUGs

Kathleen said...

Hi Mandy lovely card and punched border, thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.

Karen said...

What a cute Santa, love the punched border too, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

bastelkueken said...

Lovely Santa.

Thank you for your participation with creative Stamp friends-creative stamps Friends

Nice greetings from Anja

Claire said...

Fab card! Thanks for joining us at Digi's with Attitude! this week
Claire xx

Dawn said...

Great card! Love the little guy! Well done on using the old stash!!!
Thanks for playing along at Digi's With Attitude! this week! Hope to see you again!
Dawn xxx

Benzi said...

I would love to still be making Christmas card...they are my favorite. Cute as can be card and like all the stickles you used to give sparkle and shine. Thanks so much for joining the Stampin B's die cut challenge.

Zoechaos said...

Looks like you have got your 2011 Chrissy cards off to a flying start. Thank you for sharing with us at Lots to do. XOXO Zoe

dragonllew said...

Great card love that image thanks for joining us at Digi's With Attitude!
Jenny x

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Hi Happi Sister! Such a cute card you have made! I know how hard it is to use your "lovely" things that have been hoarded...I am trying to slowly purge some of my old supplies that I have hung onto! Thanks for playing at our "Anything Goes" challenge this week at AiFactory!

Tazza said...

HE IS SO CUTE! Thanks for joining us at Digi's with Attitude!

Sara said...

So so cute! Love the poinsettia's, I have the same ones, and only use a couple a year, I'm afraid I'll run out-lol! Thanks for playing along with SSD!

Leanne said...

Awww, what a cutie image!!

Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday!  Hope to see you again next week!

Leanne xx

Nickys-kleine-Bastelecke said...

Eine wundervolle Karte.

Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Kreative Stempelfreunde-Creative stamps Friends.
LG Nicole

Helen said...

Awww...cute card!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Anonymous said...

Cute,fun image.Great card all round.Thanks for joining us at AiFactory :D
Lisa x

sue said...

fun card cute santa, thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

Tanya said...

Great card!

Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions this week!

Kathryn said...

Cute card. Thanks for sharing your prized brad stash with us for our challenge! K x, Anything Goes

My name is Wynneth said...

Cute Christmas card, loving that image :O) Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Mel X said...

Super fun card, great image.

Thanks for joining us this week at Craft Your Days Away. Good luck.

Mel X

Giò said...

Dear Mandy, your card is sooo lovely!!! Great image and colors too. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impression challenge.
Hugs, Giò

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Mandy:-) the image is adorable and the colours and sparkle are perfect :-)

Thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge :-)

Lols x x x

Lorraine Mcneil said...

Hi Mandy. Very cute. Love the image and you've done a great job of using your 'stash'. I should do that a bit more!!!
Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions this week.
Lorraine x

joey said...

Lovely card Mandy, this is a bold image. Thanks for joining us at Inky Imressions. Joey xx

Anne said...

What a fun card Mandy.

Thank you for taking the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hope you’ll join us again today!

Sammi said...

Great card Mandy!!

Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions this week!


Cheryl said...

I love your square Christmas card! What a cute image!

Thank you for joining our “Square or Round ” challenge at Meljen’s Designs.

Country Mouse said...

Very cute card!!! Thanks for sharing with us at Meljen's Designs!!

Karolyn at Paper Therapy said...

Darling!! At least you'll have a head start on your holiday cards for this year! LOL Thanks so much for playing with us at ABC Toys & Crafts!