Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Another Christmas Card (at last)

I am so behind with my Christmas cards (I don't know how I started making them in January lol) so I am really glad that this week's challenge at The Paper Shelter is "Christmas Fun".  The image I used is called Christmas Gifts & I coloured it with ProMarkers.  The papers are digi & I finished off with a die cut Poinsettia, pearls, pompom, ribbon & a lil bag. If you use an image from The Paper Shelter you have the chance to win a $20 gift certificate & even if you don't & you are picked you can chose 3 images of your choice from the shop. The other DT members have made some wonderful creations so why not check them out & get lots more inspiration :)

The challenges:
Sparkle Creations  - Christmas Card (optional liquid applique)
Winter Wonderland - Clean & Simple Christmas Card
By The Cute & Girly - Christmas Girls
Gem of a Challenge - Cold & Frosty
Sew Many Challenges - 2 Different Backing Papers
Papertake - Anything Goes (optional bling)
Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes (Good Luck Ruth!)
Bah Humbug - Die Cuts
Kaboodle Doodles - Sassy Girls
Crafter's Companion - Let It Snow
The Ribbon Girl - Christmas
Cupcake Craftroom - Sweet Christmas
Pixie Cottage - Christmas Card

I hope you're all having a good week.  Are any of you going to the Hobby Crafts show at the NEC at the weekend?  I'm going Saturday & Sunday with my DIL Zoe (my son & hubby are in charge of the children) & as we're all staying in a hotel for a couple of nights no cooking or cleaning for me either (& yummy cooked breakfast) - can't wait.


Chrissy said...

Gorgeous image Tracey and lovely colouring..very sweet card.


cheryl said...

oh tracey hun this is just beautiful oh just love that image,and your detail is amazing hugs cherylxx

Tracey Manderson said...

Great card Trace! ohhh what great paper!!

Maria Therese said...

Sweet card ♥♥

Nannieflash said...

Hi Tracy, stunning card love how youve coloured your image its so beautifully done.
Sorry Im of to the NEC tomorrow so I shant meet up with you, I do hope you enjoy yourself. hugs Shirleyx

Jane said...

Hey you!! No time to go off gallivanting to craft shows when you've so many xmas cards to make. may be a little ( alot!) have a fab time...sigh xx

Brandi said...

What a cute card! You have me headed over to the Paper Shelter to check out their images you enabler you! lol! :)

Anita said...

Tracey, this is beautiful. The image is gorgeous and the little shopping bag is such a perfect embellishment.

Cards By MI said...

Love your fabby card. The colours are great and the little bag is so cool.
Great work!

Carol Ann said...

Great Christmas card Tracey such a cute image and the little shopping bag is a fab idea! Thanks for playing along at OSAAT this week.
Carol Ann xx

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous creation, thank you so much for sharing your beautiful work with us at the Winter Wonderland this week
Hugs Kate xx

Tip Top said...

Heheh - thanks for the good luck message!! Now you have no excuse not to be organised!! Join in every challenge and have at least 25 cards!!!! Wonderful card and thank you so much for your support!

Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers

Gaynor Greaves said...

What a wonderful creation, I like this a lot, very creative, thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT, good luck and hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT :)

coldwaters2 said...

This is beautiful Tracey, I love your colouring of that adorable image and those papers look gorgeous, I also love that little shopping bag, super work.
Lorraine x

Tammy (LaDiva) said...

I am in love with that little bag!!!!!!!!!! Great card :) Thanks so much for playing with us at By The Cute & Girly’s Christmas Girls challenge and good luck!

Tammy xx

A few days left for my wedding candy up for grabs at Creations LaDiva :)!

Shelby Goolsby said...

What a sweet card!! I love the papers and that cute bag detail.

Ribbon Girl said...

Oh that image is very cute! Your card is lovely. Thanks for joining in with the Papertake Weekly challenge. Mary G x

debby4000 said...

Adorable, gorgeous card Tracey.

Alanna said...

What a darling Christmas card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at CCC.

Annie said...

So cute - thank you so much for sharing with us at Humbug Hall.
Ann and Max alias the Humbuggers.
Bah! Humbug! DT

mudmaven said...

This card is just adorable Tracey! Thanks for joining us for our Sassy Girls challenge on Kaboodle Doodles. ~chris

Jennifer Scull said...

this is just so cute, Tracey! love it!!!

Joanna said...

so SO cute! i love the mini gift bag! Great job and thanks for playing wih us at Really Resonable Ribbon, good luck! :)

Unknown said...

Adorable card collection !!I especially like the ribbon using in here ......♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
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mommyof5kidz said...

This is Super Cute!! LOVE this! THank you for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Choccy said...

A beautiful creation !
Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our, ' Christmas' challenge.
Good Luck !!
Hope to see you back next week :O)

Choccy x

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Tracey

This is such a gorgeous card I love it!

Thanks so much for joining us over at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck.


Paula said...

This is stunning - definately fits our cold and frosty theme at a gem of a challenge!!!

Thanks for sharing it with us!

Paula. x

Heidi said...

Hope you will join us for our Christmas Challenge on ABC Toys.

Unknown said...

What a pretty card! Thanks for taking the challenge at Kaboodle Doodles!

mrsk06 said...

Wow! This is Gorgeous! perfect for our challenge! Thanks for playing along with Cupcake Craftroom and hope to see you again soon! Hugz Sal x

Jennifer said...

Absolutely love this. A gorgeous Christmas make! Thanks for playing at AGOAC. xx Jenny xx

Unknown said...

What a pretty card!

Thank you for joining us over at The Paper Crafting Journey!


Unknown said...

The little shopping bag give a new touch looks so pretty ,have you more samples related with these little bag?????
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