Sunday, 8 January 2012

First Christmas Card of 2012! :D

Well I've started my Christmas cards (very) early so we will see if I have enough by December (I started in January last year & it didn't make any difference lol).  

This week the Sentimental Sundays challenge is Snow, Blue +/or Glitter, I used blue & glitter.  The backing paper is from Dovecraft's "Let it Snow" pad & as you can see I've used my new trimmer with the Victorian blade again :)  The image is "Angel Girl Nativity" from Jellypark & is one of my favs.  I coloured the image with ProMarkers with Glamour Dust on her wings.  I finished the card off with a sparkly ribbon, star gem, tinsel, peel off greeting (I have hundreds of these from when I first started cardmaking - a loooong time ago, so I thought I'd better try & use some up). The Poinsettia was made using my new Spellbinders Shapabilities Layered Poinsettia dies which I love & I glittered them & added a pearl.  Ooh I forgot to say the Kraft card is digi! yes I printed it from a kit from Pink Petticoat & I am soo chuffed as I struggle to find Kraft card & now I can print it off when I like :D

I hope you will join us this week & don't forget to check out last week's New Year's Party challenge & Blog Hop winners AND the fabulous creations from the other DT members too!  (& have you seen the new look blog? It looks fab).

The challenges:
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Sparkle & Ribbon
Prairie Fairy - Things with Sparkly Wings
Magical Mondays - Anything Goes
Crafts & Me - Anything Goes
Card Makin Mamas - New (trimmer, Nesties)
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes
Papertake - Anything Goes
Incy Wincy - Anything Goes
2 Sisters - Things with Wings
Catch The Bug - Anything Goes

I hope your New Year has got off to a great start & you're enjoying the weekend :)


Penny said...

Thanks for playing with the card makin mamas this week, great card! That f lower is beautiful.

Jan Hennings said...

A beautiful Christmas card and the silver ribbon looks great! Thanks for playing along at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Unknown said...

Luv ur card Tracey, such a cutie & I'm sooo envious of how organised you are, I think I'm gonna 'try' and follow your lead xx

Kathy said...

She is so sweet Tracey. The star on her wand and tinsel on her head are icing on the cake. This is just darling. Must go check out the poinsettia die, it's gorgeous.

Anne-Marie said...

Love the pink poinsettia, Tracey! And you've reminded me that I have a blade like fact, I've got several blades with different cutting egdges, and never think to use 'em...haa!
Your card is lovely, and great to get meself organised!

Valchen said...

Your angel is just adorable! I like also the poinsettia! Your decision to start making cards for the next Christmas is very clever! Thanks for joining us at 2 Sisters Challenge this week!

Anita said...

A lovely card and what a great start on your Christmas cards.

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card love your image and your beautiful colouring. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

Jennifer said...

I love the tinsel and star that you added to your card.

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Shelly Schmidt said...

This is such a darling image! I better get on the stick- I was going to try to make a card a week....which makes me behind already..... hahaha Happy New Year!

Jane said...

HAHA! Your sweet angel looks just like me in my sexiest, passion killing wincyette nightie!! Except she looks cute and I just look...well..def' NOT cute More Nora Batty!! One Xmas card're on a roll! xxx

Angie said...

Sweet card. Thanks for joining us at Papertake weekly
Angie x

Anonymous said...

Great card so lovely to see you making Christmas cards, I'm on my mission for 2012 Christmas too! so good luck with that too! So great to see you at Incy Wincy this week, hugs Samantha :0)
Happy New Year!!

AdoraBella said...

This little angel is so cute. I love the pink star on the magick stick. And your poinsettia is awesome. Thanks for joining us at 2 Sisters Challenge blog
- Maria

Diamond Doll said...

A lovely christmas card,i love the flower.
Thanx for joining us at Crafts and Me for our mega challenge.
Trish (-:

Diane's Card Designs said...

Awww this is so sweet. Love the image and all the detail.
Diane xx

Helen Dooley said...

Love the poinsettia. This is a cute card!!

CraftinGranny said...

Good to get started now because if we blink too long Christmas will be here again. My how fast the time goes. The card is so cute with the star and glitzy headband. Beautiful poinsettia! Great job Tracey! "Hugs"

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous cute card Tracey.

Min said...

Too cute and the texture on the halo is just fabulous!! Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug "Anything Goes" Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
Kaymin Kreations

Tameko said...

Hi Tracy,
Such a pretty card. Nice ribbon, flower, and sparkle!

papertrails leaver said...

This is so sweet Tracey! Hope you have a great week!

Heide said...

What a sweet card, love her little halo.

sgc said...

Fantastic card! Love how you plan ahead. Thanks for playing in the Bugaboo "Anything Goes" Challenge.

Cheryl said...

Your card is so darling! I love the sweet image and the halo.

Buladi said...

What a lovely Christmas card and the silver ribbon and red star looks great.
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