Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Rudolph Day - November 2014

Today is Sarn's final Rudolph Day Challenge, where we have to make not just one but two cards:

I used:

- 6" x 6" square white card blanks

- backing paper from Wild Rose Studio's 'Annabelle's Christmas' paper pack

- white sparkly ribbon from my ribbon box

- printed panels to match the paper backing, just die cut with a Spellbinders die

- sentiments by Craftwork Cards

Quick and easy cards today - thank goodness for papers with matching toppers :)

I'd like to say a HUGE thank you to Sarn for all her hard work! It's been such fun playing along, as well as getting a head start on Christmas cards. The very first time I played along with Rudolph Day was back in July 2011- that shook me I must admit!

I expect most of you will also know that the lovely Scrappy Mo is taking the Rudolph Challenge over from Sarn, so it will continue after Christmas - yay!

I'd also like to add these cards into Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge, where the current theme is 'Getting Ready For Christmas' (posting cards and dressing the tree is a most important/essential part of pre-Christmas activities) - as well as Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra, where it's always 'Anything Goes'.

Di
x

37 comments:

  1. Those printed panels are so cute. And what a great way to make a couple of adorable cards quickly. Especially since time is at such a premium at this time of year.

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  2. Gorgeous printed panel and I love your backing papers with a festive and sparkly ribbon, An easy and quickest way for making couple of cards!

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  3. Both are gorgeous Di although the top one is my favorite ;-)
    Hugs, Veerle xxx

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  4. Two lovely cards Di..hope to join in the snippets chalkenge next week

    Anne

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  5. Such delightfully pretty cards, and that sparkly ribbon looks delish! xxx

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  6. Gorgeous, beautiful card
    Luv
    Debby

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  7. Both cards are gorgeous! Like the bottom one best though!

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  8. I love the way the panels match the backing papers on these. It doesn´t happen for me because not many companies will post paper pads out here, so I try to pick up one or two when I am visiting family. I thought at first these were LOTV images. The style is similar. I have just bought a pack of those which will make my final big batch or card quite quick and easy to make.
    I love the reds in your first card. For the second one I would have added a dark mat to lift the image from the busy background, but that is just my opinion - no criticism intended.x. I wonder whether any little girls ever wore hats that big. I thought the same when I was colouring the huge cap on the little boy in my card!
    Kate x

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  9. Loving your cards Di as always well presented too! x

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  10. Wow - I thought they were LOTV at first glance. Thanks for the info! Love that Wild Rose produce matching papers for their images. These cards are so sweet.

    Thanks for being a Rudolph Day stalwart Di. Much appreciated.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  11. Such pretty cards Di - I love the Wild Rose papers. They also make some lovely dies too!
    Kath x

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  12. Very pretty card Di, and so perfectly coordinated too.

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  13. What a pretty little miss!

    Sally

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  14. Great cards there Miss. Love those images and like Sandra I thought they were LOTV first off.
    Hugs
    xx

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  15. These are gorgeous, Di. I like the way the papers match the toppers and the cute kitten in the second is a clear winner for me! Oh, alright, the puppies are adorable too :) Hugs. Elizabeth xx

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  16. These both look too pretty to be that easy! Love the toppers and I'm thinking I may need to look into them!

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  17. Those images are just precious, and I love the perfectly matching papers and sparkly bows! Those tiny sentiment panels really caught my eye too!! Cute cards!

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  18. Hi Di,
    what wonderful cards.
    Love your super design of these wonderful creations.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  19. Two sweet images and lovely matching papers Di and both finished with pretty sparkly ribbons. I love the shape of the toppers too. x

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  20. Am playing catch up again Di - so forgive me for my lack of commenting - been at the National Presentation this weekend and spent yesterday recovering... LOL
    Two lovely cute cards... xx

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  21. Great cards Di, such cute images

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  22. Lovely cards Di, I love the sweet images and the matching papers. I especially like the reds in the first one, gorgeous sparkly ribbon too.
    Jean x

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  23. Two gorgeous cards with lovely images. Great papers too. I have so enjoyed finding Sarn and Rudolf day through your blog, Di, and joining in too!

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  24. Both of cards are beautiful, I do not know which is more delights me:-)

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  25. Stunning cards Di and fabulous hats on the Ladies in the fabulous images and I just love those papers, Christmas papers have been rubbish this year.
    Hope you got your boiler serviced, I wonder if they go in alphabetical order.... W is pretty close to the end.
    Enjoy the rest of your week.

    Kath x

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  26. Precious cards and so beautiful! Yep, it's almost time to get the tree up and all the festivities to begin.
    Lynn

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  27. Well done for being first for the last and with such cute cards.

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  28. Two gorgeous cards. Love the cute images - and the die you've used to cut them out. xx

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  29. Two super great cards
    have a lovely day
    hugs Tamara

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  30. Two beautiful cards, Di. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

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  31. Gorgeous images Di love these cards! huggles Sue xxx

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  32. Oh my goodness, these two Christmas cards are just beautiful Di! I love the images, they are so sweet and adorable. Fabulous papers too! Hugs, Brenda

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  33. Two stunning last entries Miss Pixie! They both are stunning. I made sure to create two so that I could play along with Sarn's final challenge. Love your quirky Christmas card above too - fabulous image Karen x

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  34. These are really sweet and look so good with the matching papers.
    hugs Mrs A.
    p.s. do you have enough c cards now then! I'm already making for next yr.

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  35. These are just adorable, love all the sparkle :-) xx

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  36. Those images are adorable as always. I love their images!
    The die you used to cut them out is so pretty with these!

    Hope to see you at my blog, for the January Rudolph Day Challenge.

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  37. Great card - thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra.

    Helen x

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