Monday, September 6, 2010

Another Christmas card

I can't believe a week's gone by since I last made a card. I just don't seem to have had time to craft much lately.

Today I wanted to make a card that fitted some challenges as I haven't got one in any current challenges. I don't really need any more birthday cards at the moment so I decided to do a Christmas card as I never have time to do enough nearer Christmas. I kept it quick and easy so that it might fit a couple of clean and simple challenges too.

I have used just one piece of DP and a digi image mounted onto a scalloped square so I'm hoping this qualifies it for the Clean and Simple challenges. When I first saw this paper I thought it was too busy and couldn't see me using it, but I rather like it now, it gives lots of interest and detail without having to do any matting and layering and the rest of the card can be kept quite simple.

I've used:
DP is from a DCWV Scrapbook pad bought last Christmas.
Image is a digi I have stored on my computer from last year, sorry I don't know where I got it. (If anyone recognises it please let me know so that I can acknowledge the designer.)
Image is coloured with Promarkers, cut with Nesties and I've used Ultra Fine pink glitter.
Scalloped square is Core'dinations Gemstones card cut with Nesties.
Snowflake cut from pink glitter card.
Brads from stash.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
ABC Christmas R is for Rudolph plus brads
Papertake Weekly Just The One (one DP)
Meljens #23 - Stripes (on DP and scarf)
Stamp Scrap Doodle Christmas
Alys Pretty in Pink
Bee Crafty #37 - Anything Goes
Christmas Card Challenges #40 - Clean and Simple
The Paper Players #14 - Clean and Simple
Pollycraft #60 - Christmas with no red or green
Cowgirl Up Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers Spotlight Challenge - Glitter and Sparkle
CraftFairy Scalloped Square
Your Next Stamp #24 - Anything Goes
Scrapbook Sisters #1 - Challenge Launch - Pink and Black


alee81 said...

thanks for using this paper as i don't really know what to do with it and now i do x

Gemma said...

a really great Christmas card Susan! :) x

Fifi Folle said...

Fab card, I like the DP. x

Rusty said...

This is fantastic xx

Scrappy Scatty said...

What a lovely card I adore the image

Anonymous said...

Such an adorable card! Thanks for joining us this week at Christmas Card Challenges!

Carla aka scrappypug said...

How cute! Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly!

CT19720 said...

What a fab Christmas card. Love the image and the paper works really well together xx

Julie said...

There's another challenge you could use this card for,Come and check out my blog post 1/9/10 for the details.Julie.x

StephC said...

Just darling! The reindeer is too cute. So glad you joined us for this weeks CCC!

Jade said...

This is lovely! I think this will fit Craft Fairy's challenge as well, for scalloped squares.

Nance said...

Great colors and I love all the glitter! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Players this week...cheers!

Ann Schach said...

This is just too cute! I love the designer paper! Thanks for joining The Paper Players this week!

Angie said...

Gorgeous card Susan - love the different design papers that you have used.

Kim E said...

This is adorable! Thanks for joining us at SSDS this week. Hugs, Kim

Addams said...

Great card, love the image

flourgirl said...

Thats fabulous Susan. I have that paper too and was unsure about how to use it. You were right to keep it clean and simple, its lovely! xx

Scrapbook Sisters Blog said...

many thanks for taking part in our first challange .The card is beautiful.

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

Adorable Christmas card. Thanks so much for playing along with our "Anything Goes" challenge at Your Next Stamp!


Helen said...

Fab card - such a cute image!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Uma said...

great image, a very special card

Anonymous said...

Great card. Love the unexpected color scheme - very cute image! Thanks for joining the Paper Players this week

Anonymous said...

Great card. Love the unexpected color scheme - very cute image! Thanks for joining the Paper Players this week

Marianne said...

What a funny card. And i like it that you used other colors then usual for christmas! Great!
Thanks for playing along at cowgirl sunday challenge!

Rainmac said...

Great card, I love the paper and the cute image x

Sprytebyrd said...

Great card! Love the colors and the paper is perfect!
Thanks so much for joining us in our Stripes challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥
Sprytebyrds Spot

Sue Upson said...

Oooh, I've got this paper and struggled like you, so thank you for giving me some inspiration.

Thanks for entering the first Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge and good luck!! Sue xx

Lisa said...

Adorable! Thanks for joining MelJens for the Stripes challenge this week:)

Kleeblatt said...

Wonderful card. Your image is so beautiful. I love it.
Thank you for joining us at CSSC this week.
Hope to see you for our special challenge on the 19th September our Cards For Soldiers!!!


Sylvia said...

ohh... fab card! love the image and papers you chose!
thanks so much for joining us at Your Next Stamp challenges. hope to see you again, soon :)
Sylvia xx

Tami said...

How cute thanks so much for playing at Aly's