Traditional Christmas card


I noticed there were several challenges for Christmas cards this week so I set about making this one.
I kept it in the sort of traditional vintage stlye which always brings back childhood memories. I really liked these colours and thought they worked well together. I had one little problem.  After my card dried it looked a bit lumpy underneath the ribbon. Oh well, not enough to spoil the card completely but I know the little lumpy bit is there and I am annoyed with myself for not checking it before it dried.
I have netered this card in many challenges that are listed below.
http://delightfulsketches.blogspot.com/ Baby it's cold outside
http://paperplaychallenges.blogspot.com/ Let it snow
http://stampinfortheweekend.blogspot.com/ Winter
http://ecpchallenges.blogspot.com/ Snow
http://onestopcraftchallenge.blogspot.com/ Snow people
http://creativeinspirationschallenge.blogspot.com/ Anything  Christmassy or Winter
http://thecraftypad.blogspot.com/ Red and Green
http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.com/ Holiday
http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.com/ Winter
http://onestitchatatimechallenge.blogspot.com/ Choose a season
http://magicalmondaychallenge.blogspot.com/ Let it snow
http://lexiscreations.blogspot.com/ Traditional Christmas
http://diekreativenstempelfreunde.blogspot.com/ Vintage
http://www.papercutzchallenge.blogspot.com/ Xmas
http://totallypapercrafts.blogspot.com/ Snow/Snowflakes

32 comments:

Mervi said...

Hello Shirley!
Beautiful Christmas card and I loved the earlier PB card too (of course)!
Hugs;-))m

uksharon said...

Beautiful card.
Thanks for joining us at PIO challenge this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

Crystal said...

what an absolute gorgeous card! just love that blue/red color combo...so bold & pretty with such a vintage look! thanks for playing with us at PIO! hugs

brenda said...

But only you you know Shirley, we would have been none the wiser if you'd not told us. But know what you mean, these little things irritate us.

It's a super card anyhow and love the vintage feel and colours.

B x

Val said...

This is a very cute snowman. Thanks for joining the OSCC challenge this week.
Hugs
Valxx

Riet said...

So beautiful card Shirley,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Cor* said...

Beautiful pointsetta! And your ribbon treatment is fabulous. I may have to steal that one! Thanks for sharing your Wintery/Christmassy chilly whilly creation at the Creative Inspirations challenge this fortnight!! Good luck.

Rleen said...

Your card is fabulous! I love the sweet image and the red flower!
Thank you for joining us at the Whoopsi Daisy challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.
Hugs, Rleen

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Shirley, I love the vintage look to this the image and that Poinsettia look awesome.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Lorraine said...

Great card. I love what you've done with the ribbon. Thanks for taking part at The Crafty Pad this week.

Jeri said...

This card is delightful. That background paper is simply gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining our challenge this week at Paper Cutz.

Kreatives von Andrea said...

wow, what a fantastic card, great papers and so lovely image.

Thank you for your participation at Creative stamp Friends.

A nice greeting Andrea from germany

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous hun, I really like these colours together they look fab! can't see the lumpy bit, looks fab to me!!!
Thank you for sharing with us at OSAAT this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Alicia said...

What a gorgeous card! Thanks so much for sharing your talent at Paper Play this week for "Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow"!
Alicia xx

MrsK said...

Hey Shirley

Very nice traditional card its totally gorgeous! Thanks playing along with The Crafty Pad this week! Hugz Sal xx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Stunning card. Love the traditional feel of it. The way you added the ribbon is great.. I can't see any lumps!
Thanks for joining our 'Snow & Snowflakes' challenge at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

Barbara said...

Your card is very pretty. I love the vintage design and the colors. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.

Di said...

Just lovely!
Love the poinsettia its stunning!
thanks for joining SFTW!
Hugs Di xx

ona_i_ja said...

Shirley, your christmas card is stunning!
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week and good luck!
Hugs
Agnieszka

Nickys-kleine-Bastelecke said...

Eine sehr sehr schöne Karte.


Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Kreative Stempelfreunde-Creative stamps Friends.
LG Nicole

Craftyanny said...

Thanks for playing along with TPC this week with your gorgeous card
Anne x

Lori said...

Fantastic, love the vintage vibe, thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations, we're happy to have you!

rosalien said...

Beautiful papers and a very pretty card.:)) Thanks for joining DC.

Hugs, Rosalien

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Very nice work Shirley, really love all the detail on your card. Thanks so much for sharing it with WHOOPSI DAISY Challenge this week:)

Tracey said...

Beautiful traditional Christmas card :)

Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations & good luck!
Hugs
Tracey
x

Shelley said...

What a gorgeous card, I just love the image and the layout looks great. Thanks for joining in this weeks OSCC.
Hugs Shelley xx
P.S
There is also some blog candy here...www.blog.onestopcardcrafts.co.uk

Dalis (stampergirl) said...

shirley, that poinsettia is amazing. where did you buy the die cut and embossing to make it?

thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!
-- dalis
PIO Owner

Pops x said...

This is a very pretty card but i am sorry it cannot be included in magical monday as it doesnt have a magical image on it, hugs Pops x

Jules said...

Hi Shirley

A lovely make.

Those colours look fantastic .. .. they aren't ones I would have normally put together.

Beautiful flower and great layout.

Love Jules xx

Iris said...

Super great for the holidays! Love the image and colors too! Nice job on the flower!

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Shirl

Another gorgeous creation. Love your colour combo here and the image and flower are lovely too.

Tina
X

Heidi-Mari said...

This is so sweet!
I love the paper, and flower.
Thank you for sharing it with us over at Stampin for the Weekend
Hugs
Heidi-Mari

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