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Thursday, 3 November 2011

i love frosty nights..and warm hearts!

gosh at last i have had some crafting time......yes and another christmas easel one at that!!!

used another amazing sketch from :~


OLDIE BUT A GOODIE~ BUTTONS AND BOWS (used these old pennyblack stamps and magnolia back ground stamp ~that only come out at xmas!!)


CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS#36 ~LASHINGS OF SPARKLE ( lots of different white glitter/gold thread in the ribbons)

FAB `N` FUNKY#97 ~ PLANES ,TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES ( sleigh and skates)

I LOVE PROMARKERS#90 ~GLITTER AND GLITZ (plenty of glitter and gold sparkle in the ribbons)



used blonde moments papers, penny black christmas critters stamps, magnolia snow scene back ground stamp, coloured with promarkers and glittered with stickles, elzybels word stamp, buttons and ribbon from my stash.
side view of my card below.

have been busy on the internet looking for a holiday cottage for next summer for my extended family ( my parents, brother and family). never been done difficult for 6 adults ( aged 78 ~ 40) and 4 children (age 14 years~14 months)....everyone wants something different!!! last , 4 days later, it is booked ~so passport out as we are heading just outside england into the beautiful welsh countryside !! :~).now to book a mini bus to get us all down there!!


Anesha said...

Lovely easel card, just love the adorable PB image.

Joey said...

Vanessa this is gorgeous, a fun image! Joey x

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww totally gorgeous card, luv all the sparkle, fab papers & embelies, sue,x

Anonymous said...

Stunning card!! Amazing colors, pattern paper, embellishing and sparkle!! As always, an awesome creation!!!

Sarah said...

Hi Nessy, just been having a wander through your blog. Great cards, as always. You have a real eye for colour and the papers you pick are just gorgeous. Sarah

Lee said...

WOW,what a Stunning and imaginative card.Beautiful papers n embellies too.Do hope the holiday will go well.xx

mulberry station said...

What a darling Easel card. I love all the sparkle that you have added. Super cute image too.
Thanks for joining us.
Nancy SSW

Mynnette said...

Beautiful work! The glitter is a wonderful touch. I always feel that every Christmas card NEEDS sparkle--and glitter is the perfect way to add it! :)

coops said...

fabulous card nessy.i love your rich colours and the fun image is gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

debby4000 said...

Love your fabulous cute card Nessy.

The Stamper's Touch said...

Hooray for getting time to craft! And what a cutie of a card it is. Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


Wuzim├Ądi said...

Another great card! Funny paper and image, the way you arranged the bows looks wonderful!
Hugs Michi

Lorraine said...

Beautiful card Vanessa. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Mephisto said...

Stunning card. Love the little scene!
Thanks for joining us at SimonSaysStamp this week.


Tracy said...

Thanks for joining our challenge Oldie But A Goodie with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Jeannie said...

This is so cute! I love all of the sparkle you added too! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

melody said...

wow...beautiful card and take on the sketch chickie! i'm so lovin that image...and the way you colored it...focusing on the colored hats ~ fabulous work!

Anne said...

Love the bright hats popping against the soft background, great idea

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Vanessa, what a gorgeous easel card. I love the image and your colouring is perfect. Thanks for joining us at stamp with fun this week. Hugs, Denise x

Aunty Sue said...

Such a lovely card and thanks for joining Creative Inspirations this week.

Emma H said...

Just gorgeous, so much lovely sparkle! Thanks for joining us at Fab N Funky this week!

Sharon Basel said...

Wow Nessy this is terrific! I love how you colored this adorable image - with just the pops of color on the hats. Such a creative way to do this. I'll bet this is so gorgeous in real life with all the shimmery, glittery sparkles all over. Love your papers too. Such a great job this week (every week!!). Thanks for playing along with us again at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!

shell said...

Wow this is gorjuss I love easel cards, thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week.
Shell xx

NGCARDS said...

This is a fabulous creation hun! Thanks for playing along with our Lashing of Sparkle Challenge over at Wednesday's C.I this week! xxx

Dot said...

Stunning card, Nessy. I love all the sparkel and the image is so cute.
Thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky this week. Hope to see you again.
hugs Dorte, GDT November

Kathie said...

Hi Nessy what a wonderful Easel card I adore your image and those wonderful colours just perfect and your ribbon it the most perfect finishing touch. Awesome card great job and thanks for sharing your card with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Kathie SSW-DT

PokSa said...

Your card is so amazing. I love it.
Such a sweet image. Great.
Hugs Sandra

katesacraftybugger said...

ooh this is lovely , perfect for our glitter and glitzy theme-thanks for playing along at I ♥ promarkers this week -Kate

Francesca said...

Beautiful creation
I love the image and colours
Thanks for joining us at OLDIE BUT A GOODIE this time and good luck!