Saturday, 16 January 2016

Mid challenge reminder for Crafty Calendar

Well, here we are -the middle of January already...Christmas seems like a distant dream...before we know it will be here again...! I'm not wishing the time away, it passes too quickly as it is, but I have to admit I am looking forward to spring, this cold weather is a nasty shock after the mild (if very wet!) winter we have had so far. I'm waffling on a bit here so I'll get back to the reason for this post - it's to remind you that there's still plenty of time to join in with this month's challenge at Crafty Calendar. The theme is 'Something New' so plenty of scope there! There are two prizes on offer from our lovely sponsors this month, Wild Orchid Crafts and All Dressed Up.

For my card I used a sweet image Little Skater, from All Dressed Up, I've coloured her with copics and added loads of  Wink of Stella to her dress. The card shape is my 'Something New' -another gorgeous template from Sandra's Scrapshop, this time an ice-skating boot. It was fun to make!
Thanks for visiting...don't forget to join the fun!

Challenges entered:
crafting-with-friends  #12 atg
alohafriday  #63 Winter fun
 RRR#132 looky what I got
Winter Wonderland  Glitter and Shine
cardz4galz  #13 Something new
abcchristmas -A -atg
craftingbydesigns seeing red
alldressedup #47 atg


An Occasional Genius said...

That's fantastic Chris! The boot is great and a perfect image to go with it. I know what you mean about looking forward to Spring but like you, I don't want to wish time away! Have a nice weekend xx

Julie said...

Oh my goodness Chris, this sure is fun, LOVE the boot, I bet this template will have numerous uses too! Sorry it's late but Happy 2016 to you and your family, hope it's a good one, Love Julie.x

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous card, Chris your design is super with the template and love the sweet image.xx


Chrissy said...

Beautiful Chris..I love the deep rich red in her little dress and she is beautifully colour and the ice skating boot is just FABlous..I think all ours seasons are up the so mild for a long time, and our heat arriving so late..strange isn't it..


Jo said...

Beautiful make Chris, a great shape & that image is just adorable.
hugs Jo x

Unknown said...

Great project! And your coloring is lovely. Just love how you've done this card. Thanks for joining us at All Dressed Up Challenges.

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful shaped card Chris such lovely colours and a gorgeous image it looks fantastic.
lorraine x

chrissy xx said...

FABulous! I LOve your 'boot' lots of sparkle there too..Such a Wonderful creation.
Wow! and look at all those eyelets.
LOve it Chris...A sweet image and too.

Kathleen said...

Wow, I love the skate, would be useful here as we have snow tonight,
Gorgeous image and as always wonderful colouring, great papers too.

Kath x

AndreaNorris said...

Fantastic design and lovely colouring, love the card shape perfect with Wendy's image!
Andrea x
All Dressed Up DT

Anet's Crafting said...

Gorgeous card Chris, love the sleigh shape card idea. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at All Dressed Up. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

Anet's Crafting said...

With my other DT hat on. Chris, I love your beautiful Sleigh Card. Just perfect for this adorable little girl image. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Winter Wonderland. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

Bernadet said...

Fantastic card!
Love the skate, you colored the little girl awesome.
Thanks so much for joining us at All Dressed Up and good luck!!
*All Dressed Up DT*

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

A very clever design Chris, I simply adore it :)

Enjoy rest of the weekend!

Love and hugs

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Hi Chris...What a stunner....just love the shape and the cute image....Joolsx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Hi Chris...What a stunner....just love the shape and the cute image....Joolsx

Claudia Rogier said...


Gorgous card. Thanks for joining us at All Dressed Up and CWF.

DT All Dressed Up
DT Crafting With Friends

Wishcraft said...

Oh I love this Chris! What a fab design and so cute too... gorgeous! Hugs, Lisa x

Julie B said...

What a great shaped card, fantastic.
So pleased you joined us at Cardz4Galz this time. :)

Karen Letchworth said...

This is SO sweet, Chris. Your creativity just SHINES in this sweet project, Your partoiipation means so much to me, and I sicererely hope that you will continue to play along with us. It's a real treat to have your cards linked to our site, and I wat you to know that I really am very appreciative.

God bless you,
Karen Letchworth
Really Reasonable Ribbon

Dawn said...

Love your beautiful card! Such a great shape!
Dawn xx

Dorte said...

Such a beautiful Christmas card, love the shape and the cute image.
Thanks for joining our challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge,hope to se you again.
Dorte x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Chris, the skate shape and image are fabulous, LOVE it :-)

thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge
Lols x x x

Eileen said...

Now this is definitely a fabulous card. Love the skate and your image is gorgeous. Perfect colouring and layout. Thanks for joining in with our 'Glitter and Shine' challenge at Winter Wonderland this week, hope you will join us again.
Eileen x

Jennifer Scull said...

I've never heard of this template shop before, but I'll certainly be heading over there as soon as I finish here. that skate is wonderful! I love how you paired it with this fabulous image!

thank you so much for playing along in the Really Reasonable Ribbon "Look What I Got' challenge! :)

Louise F NZ said...

Wonderful card Chris, the skate is very cool and I love the image xx

Pamellia said...

Wow Chris, this one is really unique! I love the skate shape, and the sweater style pattern is so amazing! I love the shimmery glitter on the blades, looks just like it's covered with a fresh coating of ice from the rink! hugs :)

Anonymous said...

What a lovely card. Thank you for joining us at
Lori X x X