Thursday 21 August 2014


Its my turn for an inspirational post over at Bearly Mine Challenges & I have chosen to start on my Christmas cards, I currently have 5 made, so this is now my 6th & I am trying to make most of them fit into an envelope rather than a box, as it took me as long last year to make the boxes as it did the blooming cards!!
I have coloured the Spritz image from Saturated Canary with Distress Inks, following on from my recent class over at Kit and Clowder. I just love using this medium & cant wait for there to be a pencil class, as I will be signing up for that as well. I also want to use my Promarkers more & have bought a class from Donna Marie Jerrett specifically for Promarkers, which is packed full of information & tutorials, so I going to be busy practicing my colouring me thinks.
The papers are Bearly Mine Christmas Sparkle & I have altered the green one from a blue tone to green, which is the beauty of digital papers.
The edging on the green paper is a Martha Stewart punch & all edges have been Glamour Dusted. The banner flags are from the recent Magnolia DooHickey Volume 1 die set. A few flat backed pearls complete the picture & they were purchased in Thailand.
Entering the following challenges
My Heart Pieces Use a digi stamp
Aud Sentiments Create a project for your favourite  season with a sentiment
Crafters Cafe Square cards only
Crafty Creations Use something from your stash (this digi stamp & ribbon)
Freshly Brewed Designs Glitter galore
Pennys Paper Crafty Christmas, children or critters
Deep Ocean Christmas in August
Stamps & Fun Christmas in summer
Stamp & Create Anything Goes


Chana Malkah said...

Your image is beautifully colored and I really like the background dp. Someone will be very happy to find this delightful project in their mailbox. Thanks so much for accepting the challenge this week here at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog!
Chana, DT Coordinator

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card with great colouring!
xxx Margreet

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

Love that bright green! Gorgeous coloring and shading on the image.

Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges August Challenge #2: GLITTER GALORE!

Have a blessed day,
Heather D.

Sue B said...

Aww this is really sweet Dawn… such an adorable image and I love your beautiful colouring! gorgeous colours! :-)
Hope you have a great weekend
Big hugs
Sue xx

chrissy xx said...

Awhh! LOving the colours and sparkly wings of this little cutie.
FABulous design too.
Nice to see Christmas cards lol. x

cass said...

Cute card, thanks for joining us at The Crafters Cafe this week

craftinka said...

Hi Dawn, I just love that image and your colouring! The papers are fab! I guess we can expect more of your Christmas creations soon? Big hug, Justyna xx

lalkygirl said...

Wow what a stunning card .I love the way you have coloured the sweet image . Thanks for joining us at Auds sentiment challenge and good luck
Tracey x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Wow this is stunning,gorgeous colours,image and layout. Thank you for sharing with us at My Heart Pieces Challenge. Marlene DT

Rene said...

Absolutely adorable! I love your little boy elf! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Stamp and Create! Good luck,
Rene :D

Helen said...

A really sweet and pretty card.

Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

Helen x

Unknown said...

That is such a super cute image.

Love your card.

Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Tracey DTXX

Amy A said...

Oh my gosh, this is so cute! What an adorable image and your coloring is stunning! Great design elements and layout too. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges- We sure hope you join us again!

Amy- DT Freshly Brewed Challenges
{Lil Cutie Creations}

Crafting Vicky said...

what a cutie!!!! Love the colors you have used for your card!

Thanks for joining our fortnight challenge here at Fresh Brewed Challenge. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky. I have a giveaway you need to check it out at 600 followers giveaway

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

What a bright and festive card. Great colouring and shading as well. Looks like you've already got colouring down pat but have fun in your new classes.

Thanks for joining us this fortnight over at Fresh Brewed Designs. Good luck in the draw.

Lisa D., FBD DT