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Monday, 13 December 2010

Cupcake craft challenge #121 – DT card

Hello again, I’m back to share my card for this week’s Cupcake Craft challenge.  The challenge this week has been set by the lovely Liza and she has chosen ‘non traditional Christmas"’ so another easy one for you!  I’m not entirely happy with my card but I would appreciate your thoughts on it.  Here is my card:

CCC challenge 121 - untraditional Christmas

CCC challenge 121 - untraditional Christmas (close up)

I have used a super cute digi image from Meljen’s called ‘cosy mittens’ and for a change I’ve cut around it.  I’ve also added lots of stickles to the cuff so that it’s lovely and sparkly.

Our sponsor this week is Meljen’s designs and the lucky winner will receive 4 digis of their choice from their online store.  They have so many gorgeous images you will be spoilt for choice. 

Meljen's designs logo 

Don’t forget we also have our cupcake madness and our sponsor for December is Wild Rose Studio who are offering the lucky winner 2 gorgeous stamps (‘Kira’ and ‘Milton with teddy’.  The only rule is that you have to enter two or more challenges during the month – which is easy peasy right?

wild rose studio logo

The rest of my teamies have created stunning samples once again this week, so please pop over and check them out.  We really appreciate the lovely comments you leave for us. 

I can also enter my card into the following challenges:

Cupcake inspirations challenge – photo inspiration (I took inspiration from the colours and white snowflakes)

OSAAT challenge – Christmas

Order of the opus gluei challenge – anything you make

Stamptacular challenge – winter wishes

Pear tree designs challenge – Christmas

A spoonfull of sugar challenge – Christmas cards

Creative card crew challenge – anything goes

Digital Tuesday challenge – baby it’s cold outside

Papertake challenge – red and green must not be seen

Stampin’ royalty challenge – winter holidays

Crafts and me challenge – moody blues

Scrapbook sisters challenge – snowflakes

Stampavie and more challenge – Christmas

Let’s craft and create challenge – it’s Christmas

Paper pretties challenge – use punches

Glitterbabe’s challenge – Christmas but no red or green + sparkle

Simon says stamp challenge – Christmas – no red or green

Alphabet challenge – g is for glitter

Easy craft projects challenge – Christmas

Fairy fun challenge – use a star (on the mitten)

Lots to do challenge – glitz (stickles on mitten)

Mami doodles challenge – anything goes

Paper cutz challenge – snowman or snowflake

Stamp something challenge – December digi day

Allsorts challenge – last minute Christmas

Crazy 4 challenges challenge – sketch

Craft your days away challenge – punch it out

Stamp, scrap & doodle challenge – monochromatic

Ok, that’s it from me today.  I hope you will have time to enter our challenge and I look forward to seeing what you create.  Have a wonderful Monday and thanks for stopping by.

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CCC challenge 121 - untraditional Christmas

Card ingredients:

Image: meljen’s designs – ‘cosy mittens’

Papers: craft creations – snowflakes on dark blue and snowflakes on light blue, SU whisper white card

Tools: promarkers, dovecraft snowflake punch, lili of the valley sentiment, SU whisper white ribbon, pearls from the hobby house, stickles

30 comments:

Catherine said...

What a fantastic card Sweetie ! I love the layout and these mittens are so cute ! Great choice of colours too ! Hugs and love from Catherine La Chic !

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Denise,
I lov ethat fabulous design paper. fantastic layout and image. Great card.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Debs said...

Hi Denise
Fab card - love the LO and the image is super cute.
Thanks for sharing it witrh us at Allsorts this week
Good luck
Debs xx

jenny said...

Hi Denise,
I love your card, fabulous layout and I love the cute mittens :) Just what you need at the moment with all this chilly weather x

Jenny xx

Josephine said...

I love that layout - so unusual! Lovely image and a gorgeous card too.

Best wishes for the Festive Season, and thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

Denise said...

This is beautiful. Love the designer paper, and those cute mittens. Nicely done!
Thank you so much for playing along with Stampin' Royalty.

Zoechaos said...

Well I like it love the un-traditional winter season theme and feel of your card. Thank you for sharing with us at Lots to do xx Zoe

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Denise...love the mittens.

Thank you for joining us again at Let's Craft and Create, it's lovely to see your wonderful creations.

Mandy

Anita said...

Lovely card! Such a fun layout! Thanks so much for joining us at the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge! :)

deesdesigns said...

I love the color blue and this card is just beautifully done. I love the sketch and the embellishments you used. The mittens are perfect and the sentiment is a wonderful additions to your card.

I'm so glad you were able to join us this week at Stamp, Scrap & Doodle Saturdays.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah what a pretty card I really like the colours you have used. Thanks for playing along on OSAAT this week Hazelxox

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

this is stunning. definitely a gorgeous winter card! thank you so much for sharing it with us at glitterbabe's challenge!

hugs :)

Rosemary said...

The frosty colors and embellishments make this really pop and give you the shivers! lol

Thanks for participating with us at Opus Gluei!

Hands On said...

Fun layout. Love the mitts. Thanks for joining us at Stampin' Royalty this week.

Crystal said...

So super fun Denise, LOVE this design!!!

Rachel Hope said...

WOW! Stunning! Thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

kaylou said...

wow a fabulous card, thanks for joiing our christmas challenge at SAM.
Hugs Kaylou xoxo

Susie said...

Wow what a fab card, love the cute mittens and colour scheme! Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs this week and Merry Christmas xx

Cor* said...

Thanks so much for including a star on your project and joining in with the fairies this week at FFF!! Don't forget to include the NEW Challenge link http://prairiefairyfridays.blogspot.com/ & get in on the Fairy Queens candy at this link http://prairiefairy.blogspot.com/ ending Dec 24th! Happy Holidays! PS- she has freebie tags for her e-mail subscribers!

Mummylade said...

fantastic layout of the card. Thank you so much for entering the Allsorts challenge this week and good luck!

Amy said...

lots of nice cards!

Lesley said...

Lovely card! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card :-) the mittens are cute !! love the papers and layout too :-)

thanks for joining us on the Stamp Something Simon Says Stamp and PTW Challenges :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Faye said...

Hi Sassy. I don't know why you wouldn't be happy with this. I think it's lovely, great layout and I love the paper you've put with the mittens. Go and have some mulled wine, girl! xxx

Jana said...

This card is adorable. I love the mittens. Thanks for playing with us at OPUS GLUEI.

Karita said...

Beautiful card with fantastic gesign :) Design papers arew wonderful adn I just love glitter :)

Thank you for joining at SSC this week :)

Hugs,
Karita

clare said...

Thanks for joining us @ PTD. Merry Christmas. x

Chrissie said...

Super card!
Thanks so much for joining in with our challenge at the CCC this week!
Happy Christmas!
Chrissie

Rainmac said...

Hi Denise, what a gorgeous festive card, the mitten image is sooo cute. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away, hope you have a wonderful Christmas and good luck with the challenge xxx

craftybunny said...

Fabulous card.Love the layout and shades of blue.Perfect winter themed card.Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs :D
Merry Christmas
Lisa x