The current challenge over at Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge 190 is 'A few of my favourite things'. With time being at such a premium here, I opted not to go for stamping and colouring images or die cutting - which would usually be high on the list! I also avoided glitter and sparkly stuff but did incorporate the following favourite things into my card: a square card blank, Penny Black Stickeroos, Lily of the Valley papers, spotty ribbon tied with a bow, metallic cord and a charm. Not bad, six things I love to use:
- 6" x 6" square white card blank
- Penny Black Stickeroos from the 'Snowy Christmas' sheet
- plain green and plum snippets of paper from LOTV's 'Woodland Wishes' paper pad. As always, I stuck the snowman image and the greeting onto the paper backing/frames before trimming down to size - you can just bet it'll be 'wonky' if you try to stick directly onto anything. Doesn't matter so much with shaped Stickeroos but too risky where it's important not to have edges/lines askew
- then I added a few peel off stars from the same Stickeroo sheet
- the ribbon came from my ribbon box, topped with a bow and then a metallic green cord bow with a snowflake charm
Thankfully this card came together in about 30 minutes from start to finish - I hate missing Hazel's Christmas Card challenge, and I did miss last week :( This is also for Hazel's monthly Christmas Card Challenge Extra - where it's always 'anything goes'.
Friday and the weekend beckons, I'm out on Saturday afternoon but hope to finish the Playground write-up for Sunday before I go - fingers crossed!
Lovely card Di, those pb stickeroos are amazing. Such pretty colours on this. Hugs, Amanda xReplyDelete
Di this is super love the snowman and your added goodies.xxReplyDelete
The Journey is the Start
Looks great. I love those stickeroos and must tie a string round my finger to hunt mine up!ReplyDelete
Your card looks very cute and the snowman is an adorable little guy.
I read up abou the hedge hogs. They are so cute. Little Miss C would love them...so tiny and sweet!
She lost her pet fish and her rabbit within 24 hours so I am working on a Sympathy card at the moment. So hard to do that for a child.
Little Mr P's fish is still swimming about merrily so he is sharing it with her!
lovely card and good to start making right now xmas cards!!! after there is NO time with all the activities in this period. hugs from sunny CaliforniaReplyDelete
Lovely card Di. XReplyDelete
Lovely card Di, love the snowman.ReplyDelete
Such a lovely Xmas card Di! Love the snowman :-)ReplyDelete
what a very super card.
I love it all, but especially the Snowmans scarf.
Did you do the pattern yourself ?
If you did then I think it's amazing.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.
Super card, Di, for both CHNC challenges. Like me, you have lots of favourite things, so plenty to choose from xxReplyDelete
Gorgeous card - I love snowmen! Fab colour scheme too!ReplyDelete
Love your adorable snowman Di....ReplyDelete
Gorgeous card Di I've been catching up on your fab creations! everyone a winner sorry I'm behind again LOL lots of huggles have a great weekend Sue xxReplyDelete
Just brilliant, especially the jolly snowman.
I don't enter competitions as I don't think my pictures are that good.
Fabulous card DiReplyDelete
have a lovely weekend
Fabulous card, great choice of colours, love the image best thing about using snowmen on cards is that you have very little colouring to do.ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness Di this is just adorable and perfect in every way xxReplyDelete
Quickly adorable, Di!! Love those stickeroos!!!ReplyDelete
Lovely colours! And that spotty ribbon is perfectReplyDelete
I love this snowman. He looks so friendly. Your card looks nice too!! LOL!ReplyDelete
Well done for the quick turnaround! Quicker than you answering a text!! Hmmmn. Still waiting!
This is a cute snowman with his fun scarf. I love the added green sparkle cord and the pretty snowflake.ReplyDelete
This is really lovely Di . . . .and don't think I hadn't noticed the lovely ribbon and tied on charm! just gorgeous.ReplyDelete
Love the colour choices for this card! thanks for sharing with CHNC Extra for August!ReplyDelete