Tuesday 12 November 2013


Good morning to you out there in blog land, hope your week is going well!  Today sees the start of a new challenge at Crafty Sentiments and the theme for this week's challenge is BLUES!  We want to see your creations which are predominantly blue.  Here is mine:

I have used the delightful Crafty Sentiments stamp Christmas Rush I think she is one of my favourites!  I have coloured her with Copics and added some Stardust Stickles.  The paper is by Pink Petticoat.   I have run the Coredinations through a snowflake Cuttlebug Embossing Folder and then sanded it so the core shows through. Sentiment is LOTV. The snowflake banner is Whiff of Joy and the ribbon and bell are from The Ribbon Girl.

We have a fabulous prize for the lucky winner this week:

Please go over to Crafty Sentiments Challenge to see what the rest of the DT have done there are some fabulous projects - lots of inspiration!

I would like to enter the following challenges:

The Ribbon Girl - Add Sparkle
2 Sisters - Christmas Sparkle
Crafty Calendar - All Things Christmas
Sweet Stampin' - Christmas is Coming
A Creative Romance - Winter Blues
Jingle Belles - Holiday Traditions (Going to get the Christmas Tree which always signaled the start of Christmas celebrations)

Dave and I are off out today looking for carpets and curtains for the lounge and hall but I am hoping to fit a bit of crafty time in too! Thank you so much for looking today I really appreciate it and of course any comments you can leave are really appreciated! See you tomorrow, I hope! Take care xx


cuilliesocks said...

Hello Susan, beautiful blue card, love the image and your colouring. All the snowflake background is gorgeous.
Looking for new furnishings can be daunting, hope you find what you're looking for and have a great day, hugs Kate X

Crafty Mamma Mia said...

Hi Susan - beautiful card. Love the different blues and your really pretty snowflake border.
Have a good day!
Helen x

Lozzy said...

Beautiful Christmas card Susan and love the image with your colouring. Sorry not been around much, have a great day shopping tooo...Hugs Lozzy xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Susan, I love the sweet image and pretty shades of blue. Beautiful papers and embossing too.
hugs Sue xx

Diane said...

One cool christmas card Susan !!

Good luck with your carpet and curtains !!

hugs Diane xx

Unknown said...

Beautiful card, once again love the blue variety and the snowflake banner and papers are gorgeous.xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the design and fab papers.xx

rachel said...

fabulous colouring susan and a beautiful card xx

Pat K said...

Gorgeous card Susan. Love the adorable image...she makes me smile. Great snowflake design. hugs, Pat K x

Chrissy said...

We all know about the Christmas rush Susan...fabulous image and colouring, love the snowflake background and cute bells..gorgeous card.
Have fun shopping..


JJ said...

Hi Suzie,

Beautiful card, love the image too. Great colouring and composition. Love the co-ordinations card.

Thank you for your comment, I have always loved Thomas Kinkade because of how he paints the lights just as you said they do remind you of those images that you get lights behind. I noticed in the Range the other week they had a few Thomas KInkade Tapestries with the lights shining in certain areas, they were quite nice if you like that sort of thing.

Love & Hugs
Jacquie J xxx

susiestacey said...

Lovely card Susan, sweet little image x Susan x

Lorraine said...

A beautiful card Susan. the image looks fabulous and I love the frosty colour scheme.
Lorraine x

Planetsusie said...

Great card Susan, that really is a nice image - very pretty in blue! I lurve the snowflake banner, it is extremely effective.

Big hugs to you

Sue Pxxx

Claire said...

Lovely card Susan, sweet image and fab colour. Hugs, Claire x

cotnob said...

This is so pretty Susan, lovely image and your snowflake banner is gorgeous.

Debs said...

Beautiful card Susan - fabulous colouring and gorgeous LO.
Hope the shopping went well today.
Have a fab evening.
Debs xx

chrissy xx said...

It's GORgeous Susan...LOving your image and 'Blues'
Enjoy your shopping!

Wendy said...

So beautiful Susan, love your blues.
Wendy xx

Deborah said...

Beautiful card Susan. Love the different shades of blue and your snowflake embellishments.

Deborah A

Carol said...

A beautiful card Susan, love the blues. Hope you had a successful shopping trip. Carol x

Patricia said...

Beautiful card, great image, colour and design
Have a great day

Patricia xxx

coops said...

so gorgeous susan.stunning design and i love your image and icy blue colours :D

xx coops xx

mags said...

A lovely card Susan. I think blue has to be one of my favourite colours for christmas cards.

Anonymous said...

As always Suzie a lovely card x

SmilynStef said...

I loved picking out the holiday tree each year ... so very glad you shared your holiday traditions with us at jingle belles.

Sandra said...

Thanks for sharing your cute card with us at Sweet Stampin'

Natali said...

Beautiful card. Lovely blue/white colour combination.
Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Christmas” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.

lauren bergold said...

what a sweet and adorable holiday card, i *LOVE* those gorgeous shades of blue! thanks for sharing your favorite holiday tradition with us at JINGLE BELLES! :)

Glenda Atkins said...

Fabulous Susan, a very happy card made me smile when I saw it, and again wonderfully coloured and designed!