Monday, December 16, 2013

Black/White and a Touch of Red for Christmas

First I'd like to welcome my new followers Chris and Samantha.  So glad to have you and will be by to visit you both soon.

Christmas is only a little over a week away and I honestly have to say I am no way ready.  My cards aren't done, and as for shopping, oh my, I've only bought two presents except for my youngest son and his wife and that's because they were here and we went shopping together.......  How did I get so far behind this year?  I know this next week I have to get tons of stuff done so I may not be around too much till after Christmas.

Guess you all can tell I've fallen in love with the My Besties collection.  Here is img063.  I think she is so elegant.  I've colored her with Copics and added White Velvet Flock for the fur on her coat, muff, and hat.  The lamp post is a B130 die by Cheery Lynn and this new Joy die "Dance to the Music" has just recently been released. I've added Gunmetal Stickles to the note, isn't it gorgeous!  The sentiment is from LOTV and the snowflakes are an MS punch with Stardust Stickles added.  The beautiful square doily is from my friend and teammate Judy in the UK.  The DP is "Tis the Season by Cassandra Cooper".

Here is a quick pic of the inside of the card using part of the Dance to the Music die. EDITED TO ADD PICTURE

Entering the following challenges:
MAWTT - Winter Wonderland - Closes 12/18/13
Allsorts Challenge - Snowflakes - 12/19/13
Besties Challenge - Christmas Glitter - Closes 12/21/13
A Creative Romance - Christmas Sparkle - Closes 1/2/14
Stampbook Society - Anything Goes + Option Christmas - Closes 1/6/14
Jelly Park Challenges - Christmas Theme - Closes 1/6/14
My Besties Aussie Challenge - Christmas - Closes 1/12/14

Thanks so very much for stopping by and I hope to see you back again soon.
Love & Hugs, Carol (Granny)

Monday, December 2, 2013

Christmas Stocking Challenge at CCAYR

I'm finally starting to get back in to the swing of things and designing again.  Here is my DT card for the December challenge at "Christmas Cards All Year Round".  Can you believe this is the last challenge for 2013.  We would love to have you join us for this "Christmas Stocking" challenge where your stocking can be paper, image, embellishment, die, so long as there is a stocking somewhere on your card.  For inspiration please be sure to visit our CCAYR Challenge Blog and see our fantastic design team creations..

Peek at the inside

Card Details:

  • Image: My Besties Stocking Stuffer - you can find her HERE - colored with Copics
  • Paper: SU Navy & CM Cranberry
  • Sentiment: LOTV
  • Dies: Joy Winter Wishes 6002/2021-6002/2020-6002/2019-6002/2022; IO Fir Trees DIE084-V; Spellbinder's Classic Oval and Classic Circle
  • Lot of Stardust Stickles, Silver embossing for the sentiment.
My Besties Norge - Theme Christmas - Closes 12/7/13
All Sorts Challenge Blog - Inspired by a Carol or Christmas Song - Closes 12/5/13
My Besties Aussie Challenge - Letter to Santa - Closes 12/14/13
4 Crafty Chicks - Christmas - Closes 12/4/13
Jelly Park Challenges - Christmas - Closes 12/31/13

Hope your week and month are full of joy, peace, and lots of love.  Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope to see you again soon.
Love & Hugs, Carol (Granny)