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Saturday, 3 December 2011

christmas wishes


yes another christmas card ~still have panic in my eyes ~running out of days now..and got to write them and get them sent...and my first card has arrived from a crafting friend emma !!! thankyou so much emma!!

used the wonderful sketch by CATHY over on:~

THE SUGAR BOWL#73

CHARISMA CARDZ CH#47 ~SEEING SPOTS

(LINKS ON MY SIDE BAR)

used basicgrey xmas papers, suger nellie "hello little robin" stamp, coloured with promarkers, papermania word die, nestabilities circle dies, sizzix corner die, magnolia swirl die, flower from my stash, finished with stickles glitter.


well after yesterday (see post below)..my xmas tree is up and lit.....husband tried to get the old lights to work....no luck so he went out to tesco`s and got some very, very tiny lights....only when i opened the box they were icicle lights(hang down)..so they are now hanging at our front window!!!..so paul headed up to homebase before they closed..and at last i have sparkling white fairy lights on my tree and it is decorated..or as us x~windowdressers say ~dressed!!!..and seeing as i was a window dresser for 12 years i have decorated hundreds and hundreds of christmas trees!!! but i still just love doing it!!!..now back to some card making.....

17 comments:

maxine said...

This is beautiful Vanessa hugs maxine x

Riet said...

So beautiful card Vanessa,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.xx

CraftyC said...

Its a beautiful card Vanessa. A beautiful image and pretty embellishments
Clairex

Scrapmumur said...

HI Vanessa,
Your card is absolutely fabulous!!!
Have a nice weekend.
Big hugs, Mumur.

windystamper said...

Love your card!! Beautifully created! Your Christmas tree sounds so wonderful!! Have a fantastic weekend!!

Allison said...

Mmm...Jovial. One of the best BG papers ever! Love that cutie stamp too!

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow Nessy gorgeous card hun, love your image,

sounds like you had fun, put mine up last night too, my lights were all tangled up took ages to make them straight lol, hugs Liz xx

Sarah said...

Hi nessy, a wonderful selection of cards since my last visit. Love the swirl on this one - I've just ordered myself a few new dies (got to wait until Christmas tho -for now they have been sent to the North Pole aka the back bedroom!).

Glad you got your lights sorted, we put our tree up today. A bit stressful with an excited 4.5 yr old, but she was very impressed with the final results!

Sarah

Deb said...

beautiful card Vanessa, love this darling image and your die cuts are fab!
have a great weekend, Debxx

Pauline said...

Stunning card! Love the image, your colouring is amazing! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz!

coops said...

so gorgeous nessy.your papers and colours are stunning and fab sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Nessy and such a pretty image, fab choice of dotty papers too! I've cheated this year and made a batch of CAS Christmas cards, it's too hard making so many individually designed cards that are all different...I only do special ones for family now :) Donna ♥ x

Doreen said...

This is just fabulous,beautiful image.xxx

downrightcrafty said...

Stunning Nessy
Hugs Kate xx

laney said...

Super card !!
thanks for joining us at Charisma this time hope to see you next time too
hugs
laney

Lee said...

Fantastic card.Glad you got yer lights sorted lol.hugs xx

crazyribbonlady said...

Fab card! Thank you for joining us at charisma this week! :) Emma x