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Wednesday, 30 November 2011

buttons keep my coat on...

yes another xmas card..... this time for my husband...

used the sketch by TRACY over on :~

PASSION FOR PROMARKERS#128

CRAFT MY DAYS AWAY#34 ~BUTTONS OR BOWS (used snowflake and round buttons)

SWEET STAMPIN`~PUNCHES AND DIES (corner punch/label and snowflake dies)

STAMPTACULAR SUNDAY#140 ~ANYTHING CHRISTMAS

HERE COME THE BOYS#16~ FOR THE MAN IN YOUR LIFE (xmas card for my husband)

COOKING IT UP (WITH KATIE)#86 ~ANYTHING GOES

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used basicgrey and my minds eye xmas papers, various molly bloom stamps, coloured with promarkers, elzybells word stamp, sizzix snowflake die, nestabilites label die, corner punch, snowflake and round buttons and thread from my stash, finished with stickles glitter.

close up of the coloured images

boys are home (as teachers are on strike) ~ have added their chocolates to their advent calenders, which my MIL lovingly made when they were babies (photos on my facebook) ~ready for the 1st of december.
hope you are having a good day.

22 comments:

NanaConnie said...

Beautiful card, Vanessa! Nice attention to all the details. So glad you played along in the challenge at Cooking It Up with Katie. Happy Holidays.
NanaConnie DT Chef

Heleen said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us at stamptacular sunday and I wish you luck on the challenge. Hope we see you soon again at stamptacular.

Hugs,
Heleen

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Vanessa.

Hugs Riet.xx

mixamatoasties said...

Beautiful card!

Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Susan x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous Nessy...!

big hugs Vicky xx

Rica said...

Fabulous Venessa, I love the combinations of BG and MME - they work brilliantly!!! Your images are fabulous and I love those beautiful sparkly snowflakes and buttons,

love
xxxHeatherxxx

Woo said...

Lovely Molly & George! Fab card very clever and I love the colours! Thanks for playing at Here Come The Boys Woo x

Wedgie said...

Wow! What a beautiful card, I love it! Thank you for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

CraftyC said...

Wow Vanessa, I love this card. Everything about it is just gorgeous!
Clairexx

Mina said...

stunning card Nessy, your Husband will love it to bits and you have reminded I better make my Husbands lol
Mina xxx

Stampalicious said...

I love this, the image is too cute, thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday, hugs, martina

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous cute card.
luv
Debby

coops said...

stunning card nessy.love your fantastic colours and design and the images are gorgeous ;D

xx coops xx

coops said...

stunning card nessy.love your fantastic colours and design and the images are gorgeous ;D

xx coops xx

coops said...

stunning card nessy.love your fantastic colours and design and the images are gorgeous ;D

xx coops xx

Besthobbyeva said...

This is my favorite card so far! I love, love the image, sooooo awesome and the little buttons and snowflakes!! Just fantastic. Great, great card!

Laurie
serenityscrappers

Tracy said...

Gorgeous card Nessy, your colouring is amazing. Thanks for joining us this week at PfP, hope you liked my sketch.
Tracy.x

Gaynor said...

Fab card love the layout and the image, thanks for sharing with us at CYDA, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

Di said...

Awww a lovely card. Thanks for playing at HERE COME THE BOYS.
Hugs Di
xxx

Debs said...

such a sweet card thanks for sharing with us at PFP..hugs Debs x

Katie said...

Wonderful!
Thanks for Cooking It Up With Katie :)

Carolina said...

Very pretty and cute christmas card.
Thank you for cooking it up with Katie :-)