This is one of my all time favourite Christmas images of Wendy's he's called Nutcracker Kiddles and you can find him here. I always make a card with him each year he's just so cute! I have coloured him with my Copics and used quite a lot of Stickles around the mat which are cut with Spellbinders dies. I made a centre step card for a change. I have used Memory Box Frostyville Border and Lawn Fawn scalloped stitched borders. I think the papers are MME but, to be honest, my craft room is such a mess that I can't find a blasted thing in it at the moment. A massive tidy up is on the cards for the New Year (yet again).
On a sadder note, Delightful Challenges are having their last challenge today. Wendy has decided to close the challenge in order to devote more time to Digital Delights - which will not be going anywhere!! The last challenge is Celebrate and is sponsored by Digital Delights so we would love to see your creations in our last challenge.
I am taking my Aunt out for lunch today, our last before Christmas. I am going to make some spiced red cabbage this morning and pop it in the freezer for Christmas Day. Yesterday I made Mary Berry's White Chocolate and Ginger Cheesecake and that is languishing in the freezer too - I am fast running out of freezer space!!
Thank you so much for calling to see me and all the lovely comments, I really appreciate them as I know how busy everyone is at this time of year.
Beautiful card, love the image.
I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas, I do hope its a good one for you all. I am getting there slowly, still trying to get everything done before we leave for my Daughters next week.
Love & Hugs
Jacquie J xxx
A real cutie Susan. Love your background papers. Have a wonderful time. Hugs Veerle xxx
This is gorgeous Susan, I love the cute image, pretty papers and fabulous design.
Mmmmm the White Chocolate and Ginger Cheesecake sounds yummy!
hugs Sue xx
Oooo what a gorgeous image and yes the papers are MME, as i have them in the glitter version.
I so love the idea of the cheesecake, shame i can't have any, we will be having Baked Alaska, a i have found a dairy free ice-cream, Luv Sam x
What a sweetie! Glad you gave him an 'airing' for Christmas lol. LOving your design and colours Susan. I'm going to try and tidy my space up lol..there's enought there to last most of next year!
Enjoy your day.
Awww..he is precious Susan..fabulous colouring,papers and card design..
This is a fabulous card Susan, such an adorable image and lovely pastel papers. I love your design - everything co-ordinates so beautifully.
Supersweet card with the Nutcracker, Susan! Hope your lunch with your aunt was nice? You sure are coming along pretty wonderfully for Christmas, aren't you? Don't you just love cooking? Coming Wednesday the only place where I'll be is behind the stove ;-) Hugs, Ira xox
Ira’s Crea Corner
Hope you had a nice time and lunch today.
Great card, love the image, pretty papers and design.
Such a cutie Susan, a gorgeous card. Carol x
Aw such a cutie Susan - a great design and colour combo. You sound so organised with your baking - haven't started mine yet but the Jamies turkey gravy is in the freezer!! - hope you have a great Christmas hugs Judith x
OMG! This is too adorable, Susan! Love your gorgeous soft colour palette and fabby stepper shape! Love the sound of all the scrummy food you've made too! Could I come round and raid your freezer?!! :) xxx
Gorgeous card Susan loving that sweet image also the card fold and papers a super make.
This is so cute hun, love the card shape & the colours you have used.
Have a great weekend
Hugs Shell xx
Brilliant card and the sound of the cheesecake is amazing, xx
Beautiful card Susan. Love the wonderful colors. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Hugs, joann
Aww this is really sweet Susan! such a cute image and I love the fab papers and snowflake border! :-)
Mmm... the Mary Berry cake sounds really delicious! we have run out of freezer space now! hoping to squeeze in one more thing tomorrow!! Lol
Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas! All the best for the New Year!
Love and hugs
Sue B xx
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