A little bit of Christmas



Our DT leader Brenda of Penny Black and More sent each team member a craft pack, the same, or similar, to the one above and challenged us to make a Christmas card using our own Penny Black image. Thank you Brenda for the gorgeous crafty items.
 I put a White die cut shape, image and sentiment to the kit and this is what I came up with. The cute Christmas girly Angels and co-ordinating garland are from a set of penny Black stamps called " Candy cane wishes"  which I bought in a sale during the summer and up tp now has not been used. I was itching to get started.The card  shape was perfect for making an easel card. I used Rose Carmine and Celery Aquamarkers to colour my image. I did not want to overdo the colouring so left a good bit of White. I won't bore you what I did to make it all as it is easy to see on this card. I was really pleased with the end result.
I have entered it into the challenges listed below.

http://wagsnwhiskersrubberstamps.blogspot.com/ Christmas
http://challengeupyourlife.blogspot.com/ Friendship
http://southerngirlschallenge.blogspot.com/ Bingo board die cut/ribbon/gems
http://bythecuteandgirly.blogspot.com/ Christmas girls
http://cceestampers.blogspot.com/ Use 3 different shapes
http://fairytale-challengeblog.blogspot.com/ Photo inspiration challenge
http://christmasstampin.blogspot.com/ Use a stamp that has never been used
http://joyfulstamper.blogspot.com/2011/11/inspire-me-fridays-32-linky-party.html Anything
http://floweretstamplar.blogspot.com/ Christmas cards
http://hookedoncraftchallenges.blogspot.com/ Something punched / die cut
http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/ Use two or more images of boys/girls
http://www.lothiancrafts.blogspot.com/ Christmas
http://spcolorcombos.thescrapmaster.com / Red, Green and White
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com/   Anything goes linky party
http://shoppingourstash.blogspot.com/ Never been inked or Neutral colour theme
http://tuesdaytaggers.blogspot.com/ Anything goes
http://mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.com/ use two of something
http://rubysrainbow.blogspot.com/ Something with wings

42 comments:

Irene said...

Hello Shirley

I have been browsing your blog and what a fabulous array of cards, I love them especially your Vintage selection.

Thank you so much for your kind comment on my blog.

luv
irene
xxxx

Basslady said...

this is so adorable and sweet!

thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Rene said...

This is so pretty! Thank you so much for joining us at MIM! To win this week's fabulous prize, just leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM. The more comments left, the greater your chance of winning! Good luck!
Rene :D

Sue Nicholson said...

This is such a stunning card, luv your card shape. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls, Cheers Sue xx

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Shirl

This is a gorgeous card love it all!

Hugs

Tina

KraftyKoolKat said...

Wow Shirley you have really have gone to town with this awesome card. Love it all.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Dr Sonia S V said...

The shape and the colors are awesome
Cheers
Sonia
cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

brenda said...

A great creation with the kit Shirley and love how you made your's into an easel card.

Thanks for being a great teami.

B x

Delphine said...

Fantastic card, Shirley! Beautiful image and I love the design! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous easel card Shirley, love the colour comcbo and sweet image.
Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

Luv CHRISSYxx

Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

Nela said...

Totally fabulous!
Thanks for playing along with us at Fairytale Challenge
xx Nela

Faye said...

I love easel cards and this is a corker! Thanks for playing at Cupcake this week. x

Queen B said...

Love the shape and the image! Thanks for playing at SPCC this week!

Bianca said...

That´s very lovely! The handmade flowers are fantastic! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Tracy said...

Hi Shirley
I love the way you've used the kit. Your image is so sweet, gorgeous creation.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Jocelyn aka JoBear2 said...

Oh my gosh, what a stunning creation! I love how you decorated your card and the image is so sweet and adorable.

Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog :-)

{{hugs}}
Jocelyn

* Shaz * said...

Fabulous card

Thank you for joining us this time at Ruby's Rainbow, hope you will join us again soon xx

CraftyC said...

Beautiful card Shirley, love all the red
Clairexx

Riet said...

So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Ang C said...

A beautiful card - a delightful image

Thankyou for joining us at RRC - hope to see you again soon

Ellie said...

Super cute card Shirley! Love the different fold you used!

Risa said...

Shirley, I love the edge on your easel card - you were right that card was PERFECT. Your coloring is simple and effective and I LOVE that HOLLY.

louise said...

Love how you have turned the card into a easel card and the image is so sweet
Hugs louise xx

Manuela said...

Very nice card!
Thanks for playing with us at Challenge up your life!

Meggymay said...

A realy pretty, cute card. Thankyou for joining us at TioT's this week.

Clare *Littlebear* said...

This is fabulous Shirley. Such a great idea to use the card to make and Easel card.
Hugs, Clare x

Merry said...

Oh I love the Easel Card that you have created with that pack. Saw you over at Make it Monday

Basslady said...

a lovely and very charming card-creation!

wonderful embellishments!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

sari said...

What a sweet and adorable card!! Just love the pretty angels, the colours and the lovely details! Thanks for joining us at The Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine!/Sari

melody said...

wow ~ what a gorgeous card ~ and all the details...just stunning chickie!

Sue U said...

Lovely creation Shirley :-D Thanks for sharing with us at Southern Girls
Sue xx

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

This is so cute and pretty at the same time! Thanks for joining the CCEE Stampers!

louise said...

Just so gorgeous love what you did with Brenda's challenge and also want to say thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week.
Hugs Louise xx

thescrapmaster said...

Gorgeous card, Shirley!! Thanks for playing along at SPCC!
Hugs,
Samantha
SP & Company
www.thescrapmaster.com

~*Nina*~ said...

Hi Shirley!
Your Penny Black DT card is gorgeous! I love those roses and the shape you´ve chosen is also a great idea!
Thanks for playing along with us at FTC!
hugs
Nina

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous and so cute Shirley, love it. Thanks for joining our challenge this month. BTC&G. Carolxx

Ildiko said...

What a fab work, thanks playing along with TioT this week
hugs
Ildiko

Patchi said...

That card is just adorable -- I love the shape! Thanks for joining us at SPCC and I hope to see more projects from you soon!

Patchi
SPCC - DT

PokSa said...

Beautiful work.
Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
xx Sandra

wannabcre8tive said...

Your card is so beautifully done. I love the adorable image and the layout. Thanks, for joining us in the CCEE challenge.

Kelly said...

This is a really lovely creation! Love it!
Thanks for joining us at Hooked On Craft Challenges, Kelly xxx

xGemmax said...

Gorgeous card hun...
hugs and xxx
Gemma

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