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Friday, 24 April 2009

christmas comfort and joy!

today i am showing a xmas card using the fab sketch over on just christmas and birthday cards ( link on side bar)
used this sweet hanglar image from my dear friend kristin, the backing paper is a thick paper bag!! ~also used stampin`up scalloped edged punch, studio g wording stamp, gems and bow from my stash. finished with a little glitter.
just a quick post today as just got in and waiting for the boys to get in from school xx

22 comments:

fairymadjo said...

hi nessy,
oh its stunning hun, i love the image. huggs jo x

Debi said...

Stunning!!! You did an awesome job on it!! Love the image...so sweet!

Macpurp said...

this is great!
Love the image and the papers!

love teen xx

bumblebee creations said...

what a great card Nessy! Your very creative to use a paper bag-I need to think out of the box like that!! Great job!

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Vanessa,l love the stamp.

Hugs Riet.x

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

AWW!! How sweet!! What a really gorgeous creation!! Love the colors and fun details!! :)

Carolyn Bounds said...

Another fabulous creation by the Christmas card making guru!!!:o) You have colored the image with total perfection (as always), and I am loving the gingham print!!! Enjoy your weekend my dear!!!

Hugs!
Carolyn

Nicola said...

Awe this is gorgeous Vanessa, such a sweet image coloured to perfection as always and I was going to say LOVE that DP untill I read it is a paper bag - hey good thinking hun.
Have a lovely weekend. -x-

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good evening Vanessa, i hope you are well hunny. I am sorry i havn't been by for a while. you have been so busy since my last visit with so many gorgeous makes. Well done you on keeping on top of your christmas cards i am impressed!! have a great weekend, hugs Linda x

Donna said...

Oh my goodness Vanessa that was a bag? It is just perfect for backing paper especially for Christmas cards, make sure you stack up before Christmas, fabulous card. Donna x

Donna said...

Lovely little card Nessy,another one for the Christmas box :) Donna x

Scrapmumur said...

beautiful card christmas, Vanessa!!!
Hugs, Mumur

Marcea said...

Hiya sweetie, busy with the chrissy cards again :o) you are so good!!!! Gorgeous image and wonderful rich colours. Loving your song on your blog .... moving song, one of my faves
-x-

Heather said...

This is SO cute! Great job! The coloring is wonderful and that is a fabulous layout!

Sharon said...

Beautiful card Vanessa. Love your iamge and the lovely rosy glow you made round it with the inking.
Sharon xx

Becky said...

What an adorable card Nessy! I love the image combined with the check paper, so cute!!
Love Becky xx

Karen said...

This is lovely Nessy, and I'd never have guessed part of it had a former life as a paper bag! LOL

I'm envious of how many Christmas cards you are producing. I had all the intentions of doing the same but suppose I'll be in the usual panic later in the year!

Allison said...

So sweet...rocking on Christmas in April!

Rica said...

What a gorgeous card- love it and don't you have posh paper bags where you are? It's fabulous.
hugs Heather xx

scotspanda said...

fabulous chrissy card, love it.

thanks for playing along with us at JCBC

lotsalove

Amanda xxxx

Tanja said...

This is a beautiful Card! I love these christmas colours!

Thanks for joining us this week!

Hugs Tanja
(JCBC Team)

Bev said...

Oh this is gorgeous babe - love that sweet image and your fabulous colouring x