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Friday, 25 November 2011

Winter wonderland challenge–DT card

Good morning dear friends.  I hope you’re having a good week so far.  I cannot believe it is Friday already – although I’m not complaining.  It’s been a super crazy week in work and I will be glad when today is over.  It is my son’s 15th birthday on Monday so we will be going out on Sunday to the cinema to celebrate and probably have a nice meal too, so something to look forward too. 

We’ve had more bad luck in the family this week, my hubby’s grandfather who is 95 has recently had a major operation for cancer but had come home from hospital and was recovering well when he fell and broke his hip.  He is back is hospital and recovering from surgery on his hip now as well.  I know he’s a tough old man but there’s only so much that someone that age can tolerate and I really hope he can bounce back from this. 

Onto nicer things now and today there is a brand new challenge over at winter wonderland challenge and Squirrel has chosen the theme of “nativity”.  She would like to see your images featuring baby Jesus, Mary & Joseph, the 3 wise men etc.  I decided to go for a super minimalist look for my card this time – here it is:

WW #21 - nativity

WW #21 - nativity (close up)

I used a super sweet image from Mo’s Digital Pencil called ‘in the manger’ and I coloured it with promarkers and flex markers.  The sentiment is from a clear set by personal impressions and the gems are from my stash.  The plain card is papermania from textured card pack.  I really like the simplicity of this card, although I really had to stop myself from adding more to it!! 

Our sponsor this week is Simon Says Stamp and one lucky winner will receive a £15.00 voucher to spend in their online store.


The rest of the design team have created amazing samples as always, so please pop over to the challenge blog and check them out.  We really appreciate all the lovely comments you leave for us.  It is wonderful to see how many people are now playing along with our challenges – maybe it has something to do with the fact that there are only 30 days until Christmas lol!

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Quirky crafts challenge – clean and simple

Stamptacular challenge – boy oh boy

Paper playtime challenge – use a stamped image and add a sentiment

Creative craft challenge – free for all

Digital Tuesday challenge – sparkle and shine (stardust pen on wings and gems)

Ladybug crafts ink challenge – winter blues

Papertake challenge – Christmas crackers (+ GDT call)

Everybody art challenge – Christmas card

Flutterby Wednesday challenge – open theme

I love promarkers challenge – anything goes

Little red wagon challenge – Christmas theme

My mum’s craft shop challenge – things with wings

Scrapbook sisters challenge – Christmas time

Aud sentiments challenge – use any winter holiday sentiment

CRAFT challenge – unusual Christmas

Bizzy becs challenge – Christmas and make it sparkle

I hope you will be able to join in with our challenge this week and I really look forward to seeing what you create.  I would like to welcome my newest follower Mina *waves hello* – thanks for following and I hope you will visit me often.  Have a wonderful Friday and thanks so much for stopping by.

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WW #21 - nativity

Card ingredients:

Image: Mo’s digital pencil – in the manger

Papers: none, plain card from the papermania textured card pad

Tools: promarkers, flex markers, gems from stash, personal impressions sentiment stamp


downrightcrafty said...

Hi Denise, hope things improve for you soon, and adore this image just fabulous
Hugs Kate xx

Shelly said...

Wow Denise, this is adorable! Stunning colours! Loved your teenage theme at Cupcake by the way, and your card is fab! Shelly x

Spyder said...

aw, this is just gorgeous! I love it!!
Thank you for joining Quirky Craft's challenge this fortnight!

coops said...

so stunning denise.i love the cas design, really focus`s on the gorgeous image :D

xx coops xx

Dotty Jo said...

Simply some of your best colouring ever Den! Jo x

Sheryl Hare said...

Wow! Who could resist this gorgeous image? Your colouring is superb, Denise - I am very envious. Thanks for joining us over at CRAFT challenge this week. Good Luck, Hugs Sheryl xx

♥ anusch ♥ said...

Tolle Coloration.
Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei EAC.
Liebe Grüße Doreen

Linda said...

Wow Denise what a beautiful Clean and Simple Card love Linda

Pami said...

Hi Denise, beautiful card, love the simplicity of it. Thanks so much for sharing with us at LCI this week, good luck! Pami x

Lisa Jane said...

what a beautiful image - and fabulous colouring
Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
Lisa x

WeirdCat said...

This is simply beautiful, love the CAS look and your colouring, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
Ruth x

DesignerDiva said...

Beautiful card, your colouring is stunning!
Thanks for joining in the Winter Blues at LCI this week and good luck with the challenge
Laurie xx

Rosanne said...

Very sweet, thanks for linking it up to Little Red Wagon!

Cheryl said...

this is just so so beautiful just adore that image and your coloring is just first class,,bless you for playing at creative craft challenge this week,too hugs cherylxxxxx

deesdesigns said...

Oh! Your card shows the true meaning of Christmas and the sentiment is just perfect. Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us for our Winter Holiday Sentiment challenge at Aud Sentiments. I hope you'll have time to join us for our next challenge, I can't wait to see what you create!

Ribbon Girl said...

Hello Denise - a lovely, sweet card - just right! Sorry to hear of all your family problems and wishing everyone the best of health. Thanks for joining in with the Papertake Weekly challenge. Mary G x

xxxtglxxx said...

Hi Denise :)

I hope things are looking up a little.

Your card is one of the sweetest and most gorgeous cards I have seen. Amazing colouring and beautiful image.

Thanks so much for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week,



Michelle said...

I totally need to get over to Mo's and check out her digi's! This is awesome!! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Angel looking over little baby jesus! Thanks for joining us at FBW this week!

Gaynor said...

Wow, what a gorgeous card, I like this a lot, just lovely, thanks for sharing with us at MMCS, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

Julie said...

the simple design is just perfect for this image. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

sharon said...

What a sweet card, thanks for playing along at CRAFT challenge. Sharon x

Tinemor said...

What a lovely card! Loooove that image!!!

Thank you so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge last week.. Hope to see you again!

Hugs from Tine

Caro said...

This is just so adorable and the minimalist style only goes to show off the image and your beautiful colouring. Thank you so much for joining in with our CAS challenge this week at Quirky Crafts.

Beverley said...

Beautiful card. I love the image. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenge.
Bev x

Janis said...

Beautiful and sweet. Thank you for playing with us at Paper Playtime. :) Janis