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Tuesday, 13 October 2009

seasons greetings

well today i am showing a christmas card i made for our next door neighbours little daughter (yes i thought it was time i started to make christmas cards for family and close friends )
this fitted in wonderfully with the challenge over on LILI OF THE VALLEY (link on my side bar), as their challenge this week is "a christmas card for a child" ~and just love this stamp!!... think ted looks fab decoupaged!!!
for this card i followed the wonderful sketch over on FRIDAY SKETCHERS.


think you may need to click on the pic to get a close up of my detail, including the embossed vellum (on the main pic)~ which is just not showing up with my fab photography skills!!
used lili of the valley ~teddy holding star stamp, dovecraft xmas blues paper, cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder on white vellum, nestabilities oval dies, quickutz nesting flowers, circle tag and photo corner dies, cuddly buddly circle saying, and ribbons from my stash (just love the large glitter ribbon i got from a craft show last year and just never used it)~finished with lots of sparkle!!!

12 comments:

Cathy said...

Simply gorgeous Vanessa and I love the decoupage and sparkle.
Hugs
Cathy xx

Linda Elbourne said...

Lovely sparkly card ... I have that paper ... I never envisaged it would look that good ... now where did I put it :0)

CraftyC said...

Its so sweet Vanessa, I'm sure she will love it!!!
Clairexx

Debi said...

What a sweet, beautiful card!! You did an amazing job on it!! Love it!!!

scrappyjan said...

what a sweet little card!! Just Beautiful girlie!!
hugs, janny

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous, love the teddy and wonderful colours.
luv
Debby

Chrissy said...

Hi Vanessa, hope you and family are all ok. You have made some lovely christmas cards for sure. I love that mices one :D. very cute, I don't think I have seen that stamp. Perhaps I just have not been looking! This bear one is also very sweet and the partridge in a pear tree is inspired. Lovely quality work as always. I also hope for you that things are back to some kind of normality by Christmas, I will keep my fingers crossed. Lots of love ~ ChrissyX

cats whiskers said...

Morning sweetie what an adorable card this is - Love it and especially love the brill 3ding
Hugs Jacqui x

Donna said...

A really pretty, beautiful, girly card Vanessa, its gorgeous :) Donna x

Deb said...

fantastic card, the image is so sweet, I must get a move on with my chrissie cards too! hugs Debx

Nessie said...

Some fab cards Nessy. I hope they inspire me to get crafting again, I just am not interested at the mo. I must have lost my Mojo ;)

Enfys said...

Hi Vanessa, just love the little turquoise bear, and that huge bow is stunning,
big hugs
En xx