13 Jul 2014


Hi all, today I have a Christmas card to share with you and to enter into a few challenges.
I have used a Sherri Baldy Bestie image, Christmas Besties A42, I bought this one quite awhile ago but never used her, I have finally coloured her with Graph It Markers then cut her out so I could adhere her with silicone glue for a 3d effect.
I used the smaller of my Grande Spellbinders circles then cut another circle for the inner with my EK Success circle cutter, I embossed both the base card and the inner circle with a Christmas 8 x 8 embossing folder, I have used an 8 x 8 scalloped card for the base, I have highlighted around the white card with TH Peacock Feathers Distress ink, I used Hunkydory Adorable Scorable card in both the blue and white, I have actually used quite a few dies on this card, snowflakes, branches, Poinsettia, flower head, Christmas Tree and greeting. 
I have added some white lace but coloured it with the same Peacock Feathers distress ink I then added a little green bow and bell, some Pinflair Ice Diamond Frosting and some flower pearls.
A Closer look at the image 
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
I actually got my mum, who will be 95 this year, to do some of my die cutting I like to keep her busy, lol.  I really hope that you have enjoyed your visit and that you like my card I will be seeing you all soon.


Christine Harrop said...

Gorgeous card. Love the colour and all your great embellishments. Christine xx

Jacee said...

How fab Lorraine, lovely layout and the colours are fab, really like how you have added the green bow to tone with the one in the image, which as usual is coloured beautifully, a super creation, love it!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Desire Fourie said...

Lorraine this is just precious with awesome colouring and textures.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine I love the colours you have chosen! huggles Sue xx

Ema M said...

This is gorgeous! Your coloring is fabulous and I really like the way you've colored the "fur" on the outfit! Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again and good luck!
FCB CT Coordinator

Doreen said...

Such a lovely card, fabulous image and design.xxx

Creations by Shirl said...

Yikes Christmas! I don't want to even think of it yet, LOL!
She is beautiful Annie.... love the blues here...

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a gorgeous card and colouring.

Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine and beautifully coloured. Love all the fab die cuts.
Lorraine x

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous Christmas card Lorraine, such a gorgeous image and I love the non traditional colours.

May said...

Stunning Christmas card Lorraine, Love the the cute image & design... Glad to hear Mum helped...Hugs May x x

Sue said...

WOW! Your colouring of that sweet image is stunning Lorraine and all your detailing is so beautiful too.
hugs Sue xx

Lynne in NI said...

Oh I love your colouring Lorraine, fab embellishments too :)

aussie aNNie said...

You have excelled yourself again in sheer creativity with this one gorgeous card Lorraine, love the blues and sweet image used.xxx

The Journey is the Start

Amanda Phillips said...

Love this! So pretty. Thank you for sharing your creation with us over at love to create challenges!
Amanda LTCDT

Jacki Randolph said...

Beautiful Lorraine, love the colors and all the textures. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge! Hope to see you next week!
Jackie ~ LTC owner/designer

Linda said...

Lorraine, She is so adorable! I love the colors and all the die cuts. So sweet of you to get you mum involved.

Veerle said...

Lovely card Lorraine, love the blue on your card. Love Veerle x x x

Stef H said...

absolutely gorgeous, lorraine! i LOVE how you "pop her up" i'm still trying to figure out how you get that "bended" look. this is simply gorgeous!

hugs :)

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliantly designed card and lovely colour combo used... ♥aNNie
The Journey is the Start
thanks for entering this wonderful card in our challenge this time...good luck..
{Scrapbook Stamp Society DT Member}

MaryH said...

Adorable image, so beautifully colored as well. Love all the pretty die cuts that you've added to make this such a frosty and pretty card. Love the way you have Miss placed in front of the MB tree, and that is wonderful texture coloring on the fur she is wearing too. TFS & Hugs. Also many thanks for the kind anniversary wishes.

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely card for CHNC challenge 185and also Fan-tastic Tuesday - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd love to see it there too. x

Wishcraft said...

Lovely card Lorraine, so pretty :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Diane said...

Lorraine the details are just exquisite, what wonderful die cuts, layers and image.

Hugs Diane

Jane Savage said...

Oh wow, Lorraine this is just stunning! Love the cool blues, your gorgeous detailing and your incredible colouring! I want you to know that it is your fault that I have just bought my first My Bestie images! All 8 of them!!!!! :) xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is a real cute beauty Lorraine. Fantastic colouring and an awesome layout.


Pat said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, the colouring is so beautiful as is the whole card with all the lovely embellishments.

Pat xx

Jules said...

Hi Lorraine

A really lovely Christmas card. Love the colours .. .. and of course your colouring and shading is beautiful as always!

Hope you are having a good week.

Love Jules xx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Sweetheart, wow what a stunning card all the details really give it a frosty feeling, its just gorgeous and so beautifully coloured to, you really are rocking kid. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

MagsB said...

Oh how gorgeous! I love all the die-cuts - congrats to your Mum for doing such a good job with some of the dies!! My Dad is 94 - what a wonderful generation that is, they just don't give up :)

I hope you're enjoying sunshine in Glos!

love Mags B x

Helga said...

Wow! really a gorgeous card - perfect colouring all details give a nice winter-feeling
LG Helga

Ingrid Kristina V said...

Gorgeous card! All of the soft colours, it actually looks cold :) Ingrid x

Davi said...

Lorraine this is so beautiful!! The icy look you have created with the cut outs and colors to go with the little sweetie is divine :)

Amanda said...

Such an adorable card I love that little face Ty for joining us @ Sipmly Create Too


Annmaree of Oz said...

An amazing Christmas card here Lorraine, absolutely love it! Brilliant colours and colouring!


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