Tuesday 4 December 2012

Its a Cracker!!

Good morning, hope you are all keeping warm! Today I have a card that I actually made last Christmas but I  haven't put it on my blog before.

The cracker was made using a template I have had for years. I think the paper was Papermania but not sure! The flowers are from Wild Orchid and I have added some Stickles to them.  The foilage is a MS punch and the bells are made with a Marianne Creatables die.  I have added some Gold Embossing powder around the edges of the cracker and the sentiment has been done with Gold Embossing powder then cut and matted with SB dies, ribbon from my stash.

I would lie to enter the following challenges:

Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Ooh-la-la Creations - Spots and Dots
Paper Playtime - Christmas Colours
The Ribbon Carousel - Holiday Spirit
The Stamping Boutique - Holiday Cards

I am planning on having just a crafty day today, I even went to Tesco and did the shopping last night so I didn't have to go out today!! Thank you for looking and a big thank you if you are able to leave a comment its always a pleasure to read them.  Hope you have a good day and take care. xx


Unknown said...

Gorgeous Susan these would look so preety on the table at xmas.
Chris x

sue w. said...

Hi Susan, fabulous cracker. I love the bells (think I've just got that but haven't used it yet) and I love the glitter on the flower.
Enjoy your day crafting hun.
I went to Asda last night to get a few bits and spent £120!
I should have stayed at home crafting.
Hugs Sue W.

Suzie's Card Den said...

Hi Susan, great card, lovely template, I like that bell die. Hope you have a great crafting day, very jealous - going to walk the dog now for an hour in the pouring rain and then go to work
Suzie xx

Caroline said...

This is gorgeous I love the cracker beautiful design. Have a fun day crafting. Caroline xxx

Chrissy said...

What a cracker of a cracker Susan..gorgeous papers and love the bells..have a wonderful day crafting...roll on the weekend, so I can play too.



Gorgeous and beautiful cracker Susan love the paper's you have used and all of the detail
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Crafty Mamma Mia said...

Hi Susan - lovely cracker and I the gold and cream colour scheme is very elegant. Enjoy your crafty day ... I'm planning on having one too!
Helen x

Doreen said...

Such a pretty cracker Susan.xxx

nnalorac said...

Beautiful elegant looking cracker Susan, love the gold and cream. Enjoy your crafting day. Carolxx

julie_woolston said...

Lovely cracker Susan, lovely detail.

Hugs Julie x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Susan. I love the colours and wonderful detailing


Craftychris said...

ooh its a crackin' cracker! Love it! xx

chrissy xx said...

Shame on you girl keeping it hidden from last Christmas...
It JUst Gorgeous! FABulous colours too.

Eileen said...

Great choice of colours here Susan and great template. Love the papers you have used everything looks so rich and luxurious.GORGEOUS !!!
Eileen x

Melissa Bove said...

This so pretty!! Love the beautiful papers and all of the shimmery gold!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


Lorraine said...

Gorgeous cracker Susan. I hope you're enjoying your crafty day.
Lorraine x

Unknown said...

Fab cracker Susan, wonderful accents! Were you able to get some crafting done today? Hugs, Ira xox

Patricia said...

Good Evening Susan,
Great Cracker, I love the colours and flowers you have used.

Patricia xx

pinky said...

Love the cracker shape Susan. Great choice of papers too. Hope you had a nice crafty day.

Debs said...

Gorgeous cracker Susan - lpove the rich colours and fab design.
Hope you enjoyed our crafty day :o)
Debs xx

judit said...

Fab cracker, love the colours. Hope you are having a great week and congrats on winning the printer. hugs, judit x

coops said...

so gorgeous susan.really love your design and stunning details :D

xx coops xx

Sonia said...

Wonderful creation with a beautiful papers:)
Where I can find This template dearest Susan? Is it free?
Big hug,

CraftyGirl said...

Lovely cracker Susan. Thank you for playing along this week at The Stamping Boutique. Good luck in the challenge and I hope to see you in the next challenge.


CraftyGirl TSB DT

Glenda Atkins said...

Beautiful cracker,your design is fabulous,really festive looking in an elegant way, love it!

cotnob said...

This is a lovely cracker shaped card Susan, beautifully embellished. I hope you enjoyed your crafty day.

~Tammy~ said...

Another stunning creation! Wow you are just knocking them out of the park! Wow!

Anke said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at OLL.
Good luck
hugs Anke

Anonymous said...

Well, everyone seems to know what "cracker" means but me. I thought perhaps it was one of those things that is a word difference from different countries? It looks like a piece of candy to me & it IS stunning! Thank you for joining us at The Stamping Boutique for Challenge #61 - Holiday Cards. We hope to see you in future challenges! Good Luck~Patti TSB DT