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Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Fa la la laaaa

Good morning! Well that's January done already, it HAS flown by, can't say I'm sorry though, it's been a wet , windy and dreary month here. I shouldn't complain, at least we haven't had snow or floods... or fires. I am soooo looking forward to spring!
Over at Fab 'n' Funky we're looking even further forward with our first Christmas challenge of the year...it's JFF, no sponsors and no prizes (badges for the top 3 though!) , anything goes as long as it;'s Christmas related.
My card is a mixture of old and new...the image is a Mo Manning stamp I've had for years, I coloured it up ages ago and never made it into a card, the Tim Holtz lamp post is probably just as old! The papers are new (to me anyway!) a sale bargain!
The Fab N Funky girls have made some beautiful cards to help kick start your creativity, just click  here to hop on over and take a look!
Thanks for visiting!
Chris
x

Challenges entered:
Rudolph Day
dragonflyjourneys #110
hollyandivy #22
CCAYR (January)



18 comments:

Dr Sonia S V said...

Oooh Chris this is so cute...especially love the lamp post...so elegant it looks.Your image makes me smile
Thank you so much for joining us at the Rudolph Days Challenge!
Rudolph Days Challenge DT
Dr Sonia

Babs Watson said...

Beautiful fun image Chris I can just imagine that little pup howling to the music, lovely papers you have used and all beautifully layed out.
Hugs Babs x

Pat said...

Beautiful card Chris, fun cute image and lovely design. Great papers too - can't beat a good sale bargain.

Pat xx

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous!! The image is beautiful and colored perfectly!! I love the dies you used!! Love this!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Pat K said...

Love this Mo image Chris and he looks great under that street lamp. Great card. xx

scrappymo! said...

You have done a fabulous job colouring up that Mo MAnning image. I too like to have some images coloured up waiting to use. I sometimes get a side effect from my medication that causes swelling in my hands so unless i have some images tucked away, I then have to use dies only!

Your scene is lovely...really like that musical note die that is tucked behind the image.

Thanks for taking part in the January Rudolph Days Challenge.

Kathleen said...

Yea, a Christmas card from you in January, well done, are you feeling ok?
Super card, great image, dies and papers.

Kath x

Judith said...

this is so cute Chris - lovely colouring and great die cuts xx

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous card Chris, love the image and your colouring is awesome.
I am getting my magnets to day for my fridge post it so it will be handy, love to see yours.xx
[aNNie]

Jenny L said...

Hi chris,
what a very brilliant card and such a super image coloured perfectly as always.
Love your very fab design it's so wonderful.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Donna Ellis said...

Fantastic Christmas card, Chris! I love that circularly swirling music die cut, and all the colorful elements in front of it! I can hear your little caroler's sweet voice all the way in Florida! Beautiful creation. hugs, de

Pamellia Johnson said...

What a wonderful card Chris. I love that image with the little doggie looking up and wondering what the heck she's singing! lol. Such a fantastic holiday card! It's been a long winter for us here too, I like the snow though, so I don't mind. sending hugs :)

Chrissy said...

Such a cute image Chris..I love that singing dog..lol..fabulous colouring and colours and super card design..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Jeannie said...

Hi Chris! Very sweet and great die cuts to frame this stamp. Thanks so much for joining my Power of Red blog challenge :)

Jeannie T.
Dragonfly Journeys

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Ooh I love it when we get to use up old stash, even better an older image we've coloured up and has been waiting to be used! Gorgeous job Chris on this fab Christmas card, I bet it was well satisfying to use that image. Love it! Hugs, Wends xoxo

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Cute card Chris....lovely colours and dies cuts together....Joolsx

vaiybora said...

I really like your new decorative designs! it's so beautiful so much and good idea on site.

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Deanne Saunders said...

Sweet card!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CRAFTS ALL YEAR’ ROUND challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper