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Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Pretty in pink

Good morning, hope your week is going well...not much of November left now!
The new challenge starting today at Creative Moments has an optional theme of 'Pretty in pink', now I have to admit I'm not a huge fan of pink, especially for Christmas cards, but my Granddaughters are - particularly the younger two-, so here's the card I made for one of them (not sure which one yet!). I made a shaker card in the shape of a snowglobe, I diecut the circles f'rom pink DP and snowy acetate. for the globe and hand cut the card base. The cute image  is courtesy of Polkadoodles  one of our lovely sponsors this fortnight, it's Candy Cane Elf, available here. I've used copics to colour and paper-pieced her hat. I stuck it all together...then spent ages carefully prizing it apart again...I forgot the snowflake sequins for the shaker element...what a donut! If I had a brain I'd be dangerous ;), fortunately managed to make a big enough gap to insert the snowflakes one by one without damaging the card! I embellished it with a few die cut snowflakes and added a stamped sentiment.
We have two fantastic sponsors this challenge, the other one is Rick St Dennis, please visit the main challenge blog for full details of sponsors and prizes and to view the lovely creations of my talented teamies, and of course to add your own fabulous entries :))
Thanks for visiting, have a great day
Chris
x
Challenges entered;
digichoosday #48
shoppingourstash #331
crafting-with-dragonflies. #94
polkadoodle #47
hollyandivy #20

16 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

It turned out very nice Chris, I love the colours you chose, traditional cards are lovely but now and again it's nice to do different. Sweet image too.xx[aNNie]🎄

Pamellia Johnson said...

Holy cow Chris, this is magnificent!! I am blown away by every single thing about this card! The image is outstanding, you are a master of colouring! The shape of the card is brilliant, so unique! All of those die cuts, swirls and flourishes and glittery snowflakes... what's not to love!! A glorious Christmas creation, well done! hugs :)

Lisa said...

Wow, this is so stunning!! The image is gorgeous and you colored it perfectly!! I love all of the snowflakes and the sparkle!! Beautiful card!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Karen Knott said...

Gorgeous design, love the image and pretty die cuts :)
Hugs Kaz xx

Babs Watson said...

Oh wow Chris I love this shape and the sweet image inside that you have beautifully coloured your granddaughter is going to love this i am sure, so pleased you managed to get your snowflakes inside without damaging your gorgeous card.
Hugs Babs x

Kathleen said...

Great shape and lovely papers, super elf, although she looks more impish to me. Gorgeous snowflake dies too.

Kath x

Anne said...

I love shaker cards, this is gorgeous. I'm seeing a few cards around blogland with Polka Doodles images, they are adorable

Anne x

Donna Ellis said...

Your pink-loving granddaughter will be utterly delighted, Chris! So beautifully colored, and sweetly designed, your darling card is gorgeous! Great snow globe effect, and great use of snow flakes. xx

Michelle Windsor said...

I love this it is gorgeous Thanks for joining us in our Anything Goes challenge at Polkadoodles
Michelle DT

Angie Jones said...

Gorgeous make, thanks for joining us for the Polkadoodles Blog Challenge.
Angie DT

Anna said...

Very beautiful... love this image!
Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles
We look forward to seeing you again next time.
Hugs,
Anna DT

Lisa West said...

This is a gorgeous creation. Thank you for joining us for our 'Anything Goes' Challenge at Polkadoodles. Hugs Lisa xxx

Nikky Hall said...

Stunning make - if you're interested in our current DT Call we'd love to hear from you Chris...sales@polkadoodles.co.uk, sorry I can't find another way to contact you x

Chrissy said...

A WONderful shaker Chris and I love the pretty colours and beautiful colouring on the sweet little girl..gorgeous card.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Donna said...

Fantastic snow globe!!
Thanks for having snow much fun with the crew from SHOPPING OUR STASH this week!!

Creative world said...

Fantastic image,great coloring and awesome card design..thank you for joining us at DIGI CHOOSDAY CHALLENGE this week,hope to see you again
Željka DT xx