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Friday, 1 May 2009

jingle bells

well my first xmas card this month ~used the fab sketch by kristin over on JUST CHRISTMAS AND BIRTHDAY CARDS ~really out of my comfort zone with this sketch (does it show??) anyway added musical notes (not stars) as thought it went better with the theme of my card ~really not so sure they look right!!
any way used hand made gold and glittered papers, dovecraft xmas stamps, nestabilities pinking circles, quickutz musical notes , ribbons from my stash and finished with a little glitter.
look forward to showing my first guest DT xmas card on monday, little better for my style i think!! remember to check out the new challenge on monday ...byeeeeeeee


fairymadjo said...

hi hun, i love it ,
huggs jo x

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Vanessa.

Hugs Riet.x

Macpurp said...

i love this!
it is different from your normal style, we don't like being out of our comfort zone do we?

The music notes are perfect on it.
cant wait to see your Guest DT makes
love teen xx

chelemom said...

Love it! Wish I could get motivated to make some Christmas cards instead of waiting until Dec. 23rd! LOL!

Allison said...

Super! Love all those pinked edges!

Donna said...

Its a lovely Christmas card Vanessa, they say a change is as good as a rest don't they? Donna x

Claudia Rosa said...

okay okay.. you finally convinced me lol now i must make a christmas card too lol
your card is just adorable.

Anonymous said...

What a very sparkly card!! I love it!!! You will be waaay ahead of the game come Christmas time!! Good for you!! :)

Donna said...

Fantastic card Nessy you are so good making a start on your Christmas cards :) Donna x

Scrapmumur said...

Vanessa, your card is marvelous.
Beautiful work.
Hugs, Mumur

Andrea, said...

Oh this is fab Nessy, the images are great. You are so organised making Xmas cards, my stuff is still under the bed!!
Have a great bank Holiday weekend

Linda Elbourne said...

Christmas cards????????

Beautiful work - love the images XX

Debbie said...

A great Xmas card Vanessa, love the images and the musical notes tie in perfectly with the sentiment. Debbie x

Nicola said...

Love your card Vanessa, tose papers and images are lovely. Laugh at you ... 1st card this month - hey I ain´t that old yet hehehe.
Enjoy a lovely long weekend Bank Holiday dear.
Nicola -x-

neverenoughrubberstamps said...

Super card....

I just want to know if you were humming Christmas music when you made it?

Have a good weekend Vanessa!



Anonymous said...

Absolutely gorgeous!! I love the colors, pattern paper, and embellishing!!
Awesome card!!! You did an amazing job for stepping out of your comfort zone.

Enfys said...

It's fun Vanessa, I love it. Looking forward to seeing the Dt stuff.
En xx

Tanja said...

Great Card! I love the notes :)

Thanks for joining us this week!

Hugs Tanja
(JCBC Team)

Bev said...

Oh such a fab card. Love your colour combo and gorgeous paper and detail x