Friday, 23 March 2012

Christmas on a sunny day

Wow, the sun is shining here and it's a glorious day :) But, I suddenly remembered I hadn't made a card for Craftyhazelnuts Christmas Card Challenge - which this week is to use buttons. A quick bit of rustling up and I hope one single button qualifies OK Hazel - it is a BIG one!!

As luck would have it, I decided to blitz my desk today before there was a total avalanche and a few things just screamed out to be used together :)

I used:

- C5 white card stock

- a quirky Santa sticker from Irene, made by PSX from the Christmas Follies set. Very similar to Penny Black Stickaroos and a happy and smiley set too - thanks again Irene!

- papers from Hot off the Press Forever Christmas cards paper stack, along with the little sentiments which were included

- red backing card from the snippets folder

- red velvet rick rack and red felt flowers (thank you Helena!), button from the button box as well as some bakers twine

- Josy Rose nail heads

Whoosh - done in time to catch Hazel's challenge! And, don't forget that Sunday is Rudolph Day over at Sandra's - and if you haven't come to play in the playground this week you could always combine a snippets card with Christmas over at Sandra's next week. Maybe there'll be a few Christmassy snippets flying round :)

Di
x

10 comments:

  1. Hello Di

    Another brilliant card. I love the papers and embellishments especially your sentiment, it matches perfectly with Santa.

    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  2. Wahoo . . . another lovely Xmas card. Well done.

    He looks a bit spaced MAN! xxxx

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  3. Lordy don't back link this card for RD, or you will be at the blackboard with me writing lines!!!!! Great card btw,...xxx

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  4. Ah, lovely little snow fella, very whimsical. Keep the Chrissy supplies out for Sunday though won't you?

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  5. You got your lovely card done with plenty of time to spare this week - lol! And, yes, of course, the button qualifies. I love the quirky Santa - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 64 - hope to see you again soon (new challenge tomorrow morning) x

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  6. Gorgeous card Di for Craftyhazelnuts Christmas Card Challenge, and what a stunning Santa just love how you have included your button with the lovely red felt flower and the sentiments so lovely and great for the challenge:) x

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  7. What a funky Santa love the card Di Hugs Elaine

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  8. Fab card, Di, love the Santa and the felt flower is gorgeous too. Elizabeth x

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  9. Brilliant card, love the Father Christmas image, great papers and a lush flower and a super different button.
    Well I have to compensate for my comments of Friday's recipe, coming up next.

    Kath x

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  10. Hi Di

    A fabby Christmas card .. .. though Santa does look a little like he might need a diet.

    He must still be working off all those calories from the mincepies and sherry a few weeks ago!!! LOL!!!

    See you in the playground tomorrow.

    Love Jules xx

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