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Friday, September 24, 2010

It's Christmas....

I've been on a roll today but this card took me ages. I managed to fix my sewing machine so I tried real stitching on this one however I have missed a couple of stitches at the corners but I hopefully will get better at the stitching....I think it finishes off a card. I have used Bo Bunny Winter Joy papers, and layered it onto bazill card which I distressed, the image is from LOTV which has been coloured with copics and then I added some shading with waterpencils and then finished off with some glitter on James's hat and a snowflake!! I have entered the following challenges.

LOTV
- untraditional Christmas colours

Friday Sketchers
- sketch

Delightful Sketches
- make it sparkle

Charisma Cardz
- anything goes

Little Red Wagon - glitter

Crafty Catz - stitching

Sweet Stampin' - stitching

Totally Gorjuss
- animal(well...James is an animal..hee hee)


Fi
x

23 comments:

Abi said...

Oh definitely time well spent, what a wonderful card! Love the colours, and what a cutie image. Thanks so much for joining in with the Sweet Stampin chalenge x

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card - love the image, fab colours and layout :o) Lisa x

Debbie said...

Hi Fi, We both did the Lilac for untraditional Christmas!!
Your card is gorgeous and the ikmage is so sweet. Debbiexx

Sue said...

Hi hun
wow you are on a roll, gorgeous card, lovely colouring, my sewing machine hates me! pmsl, have great weekend hun,sue.x

martina's kaartjes said...

Wow, what a pretty card !!! Unusual christmascolours, but they are really great !!
have a nice weekend, greetings, martina
x

carol said...

lovely card, love the LOTV images so adorable, thanks for joining our challenge at craftycatz, do hope you join us next week too for our Birthday celebration, hugs carol x

Faye said...

Oh, I absolutely love this cracker (!) of a card. The stitching just looks totally fab. Thanks for playing at Charisma and Sweet Stampin. xxx

Anita said...

Super cute! Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

Joanne said...

Very sweet! I love the bright colors! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon:)
Joanne xo

Lindsey said...

Stunning Fi! Love the purple, coooool maaaan!
Fab papers and looks like you have made very good friends with the big sewing machine! I couldn't get on with my little Pound Stretcher one so the big one lives out permanently now!
Linds x

alicaz said...

so cute! Love the papers - have to get them too!

Jill said...

aww this is so cute Fi I love the image thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin Challenge hugs Jill xx

Little K Smith said...

Gorgeous card Fi, adore the little bear. Love all the purple, fab papers and a great layout too.
Kelly.x

sandra said...

I don't notice any mistake on stitches.
It look perfect to me!
Great card!
Hugs!
Sandra!

Monique said...

This is such an adorable card!!!Wonderful coloring and you did a fabulous job on the stitching...Have a great weekend!!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

So pretty, and great coloring skill!

Mary J said...

Oh Fi, how wonderful! Those colours are just fab!

Thx for joining us at Totally Gorjuss and I hope you can join us for our new challenge on Saturday!

CraftyC said...

A beautiful card, love the colours. Thanks for joining us at this weeks LOTV Challenge!
Clairex

Crystal said...

fabulous card, love the colours & such a sweet image!

Mandy said...

Hey hun, your card is adorable, love the LOTV image and the colours and your colouring is gorgeous. I love the stitching on cards, I am at last getting better at sewing straight lines, just need to twiddle with the tension and fingers crossed I'll be away!!!
hugs Mandy xx

Lacey Stephens said...

Great card! Very cute!
There is a new challenge blog for "Magical Characters" like Angels, Fairies, Mermaids, Dragons, etc. We have a new challenge every other Monday with prizes. The Challenge is open world-wide. We hope you can play along!!
http://magicalmondaychallenge.blogspot.com/
~Lacey
Magical Monday DT

Leah the Orange said...

oh, Fiona, this is WONDERFUL! i absolutely LOVE the colours you've used! thanks for sharing this stunning card with the Charisma Gals! xo

cats whiskers said...

Thank you for joining us at LOTV this week your card is stunning
Hugs Jacqui