Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Guess what, it's a pink Christmas card

No surprise there then, although it all evolved from the cute little pre-coloured image:

I used:

- 6" x 6" square white card blank

- pre-coloured image by The Hobby House from their 'Let it Snow' sheet of toppers, die cut with a Nesties oval die and then layered onto a slightly bigger hand cut SU 'Rose Red' oval - had these images for a good while and just found some the other day

- paler pink backing card is also SU ('Pretty in Pink')

- the 'Rose Red' corners were die cut using a Whimsy corner die

- pale turquoise snowflakes paper is from a Penelope and Percy paper pad and the curved pink patterned paper (cut after tracing round a small Pyrex bowl!) is by Marianne Designs from the 'Merry Little Christmas' paper pad - I've had these papers for ages and had almost forgotten about them

- sentiment is by Craftwork Cards, layered onto a circle of SU 'Rose Red' punched with SU's one and an eighth diameter punch

- the snowflake was die cut using Whimsy's 'Layered Snowflakes' die set, held together with a pink glass and silver coloured brad

- 'Crystal Ice' Stickles added at the end to the layered snowflake and image, along with some 'Liquid Pearls - Opal White' on the falling snow

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Sketch N Stash Challenge 135, where this is the sketch to follow:
Winter Wonderland, where the current challenge is 'Girls, girls, girls'

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra for March - anything goes

Di
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26 comments:

  1. I loves pink I do. Those ickle reindeers are sooooooo cute on the backing paper. Hugs Mrs A.

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  2. O how sweet card
    love your colouring
    fabulous card
    hugs Tamara

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  3. A lovely card Di, I've never thought of pink as a Christmassy colour but it does work. x

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  4. Gorgeous card Di, love the beautiful image.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  5. This is great Di. Pink and turquoise, you can't beat it...at any time of year!! xx

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  6. Very sweet card - cute little image and interesting sketch (which looks very complicated on the drawing)!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  7. So pretty Di love the pink and turquoise together and the sparkly of course :) huggles Sue xxx

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  8. Hello Di....Thank you for your kind comments on my blog and I would love to join in your challenge...
    Love your adorable Christmas card..such pretty colours.

    Anne

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  9. This is such a darling image, Di! Love this sketch and how that pretty paper curves!

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  10. What a super card. Love the HH topper and fabulous snowflake xx

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  11. Nothing better than a pink Christmas card, Di, and this one is awesome! I'm about to make one myself, it seems all the rage right now and why not? It's a happy color!! Hugs, Darnell

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  12. This is gorgeous Di l love that pre-coloured image its stunning for your colour choice and great backing papers too!

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  13. She is a sweet little miss. Pink just makes the wishes soft and give the holiday creations a warm glow. Beautiful!

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  14. What a cute lovely pink Christmas card! Just love it! ^_^

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  15. Brilliant card Di and nothing wrong with pink for Christmas.
    Love the image and the fab papers.
    Great sketch too.

    Kath x

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  16. This is such a pretty card. I love the colours together and the little reindeer are so sweet on the design paper.

    That is a wonderful image too...I have followed your lead and managed to buy a few packs of the Wild Rose Studio packs, will watch for these ones next!

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  17. Pink works for me, especially when the card is this cute!! I love how you colored that image, but that paper with the little reindeer is TOO precious!!

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  18. beautiful card for our challenge thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have new release candy if you are interested :)

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  19. No surprise there then Di!! Gorgeous card. I do love the background pattern - quite apt as it is a quilting design called "Drunkards Path" and the quilt that is on my bed right now is made using that design! I digress!
    Love that image and there are no rules as to Christmas colours.
    Hugs
    xx

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  20. Such a sweet card and I absolutely LOVE that colour palette (especially for Christmas cards!)
    Thanks for joining in with Sketch N Stash.
    Chrissie xx

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  21. Absolutely gorgeous - love it! Wonderful use of pink. I have finally remembered what that plastering tape on last weeks picks reminds me of - Magic Mesh! And I found some, must have been in my stash for more than ten years! Will try to play with it next week! xx

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  22. Thanks for entering your lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for March - hope to see you again soon x

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  23. Super sweet--love this card, Di!

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  24. Awww! I really like this sweet card. I adore the background paper you used (the Nordic sweater looking stuff). Fab!!!

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  25. Adorable card - love that fabulous image and great colours.
    Thanks for playing along at Sketch n Stash this time.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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