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Saturday, 6 November 2010

It's the most wonderful time of the year...

Morning All!

I'm still feeling VERY Christmassy at the moment (hence the title!), my head is racing with Christmas cards, pressies, loads of ideas...now all I need is some time to put everything into action, lol!!  But sadly it's another busy weekend for me so not a lot of crafting time at all :o(  Although hopefully lots of fun :o)  I've got some paperwork to do for hubby this morning then off to the hairdressers (LOVE going to the hairdressers!).  Tonight my Mum and Dad are coming over and we're going to the local Fireworks display and then a take-away and tomorrow I have a netball umpiring course all day.  Then back to work Monday ~sigh~.  Surely there's some room in there for a cheeky little card ay?!...

Onto today's card for Sketch Saturday Week #128.  This week it's the turn of the lovely Leonie to host the challenge and her sponsor is Art Journey who are offering 3 stamp sets to 3 winners!!  So there's an even greater chance to win this week, what are you waiting for??

Here's my card:



Close up of Sledging Edwin, coloured with Copics and Coloursoft pencils...



Inside of card, sentiment is by Penny Black...



Side view, sentiment and Edwin have been 3d'd...



I've changed the sketch a little and used a Round instead of an Oval for my main image but I love how this card has turned out.  I'm going to give it to my Father-In-Law for Christmas.  Fred is (as are me, Hubby, Sister-In-Law, Nephew, Niece - we've all got good taste, lol!) a MASSIVE Arsenal fan and although you can't fully see it, on the Santa's wish list I've asked for Arsenal Slippers, Arsenal Socks and Arsenal Pants for him!  I think Fred would be well chuffed if Santa delivered these to him on Christmas morning (and quite possibly he will via my house, lol!).

Hope you all have fab weekends and get to see some Fireworks, my Mum has bought us sparklers and everything, I can't wait!!

Lots of love,
xxx


Challenges I'm entering my card in:

Card Ingredients:
Papers and Card ~ Bazzill Bling Glass Slipper, Core d'ination Poinsettia, Doddlebug Lily White and Bubble Blue Sugar Coating Glittered card, Imaginisce Cottage Christmas Swirly Snowflakes and DeJa Views Flurries and Frost Frosty Notes
Stamps ~ Magnolia Snowy Snowflake Circle, Edwin Riding on a Sledge and Santa is Coming.  Penny Black Special You (sentiment inside card)
Dies and Punches ~ Nesties Lacey Circles, Martha Stewart Arctic Snowflake and Woodware Snowflakes
Embellishments ~ Pearl Gems from Hobbycraft
Colour Mediums ~ Copics and Derwent Coloursoft Pencils
Other ~ Tim Holtz Distressing Tool and GLAMOUR DUST!!


12 comments:

angel4031 said...

Stunning! I love everything about it!! x x x

Leonie said...

Hi Cazza! I just LOVE this card! The cute Edwin looks fab, your coloring is amazing! The most I like are all the circels and especially the one with all the snowflakes. It all looks so great together. Love the idea of the wishlist too!

Have a great weekend although you're very busy!
Leonie xx

Sandi said...

So cute!!

We have a challenge going on that your creation fits our Christmas theme, why don't you head on over and enter!
The more people we get to enter, more prizes will be offered.

☺ Sandi
DT Lead Team 1 for Pattie's Creations Challenge!

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card - love the Edwin image and that fab circle frame behind him. Fab snowflakes too :o) Lisa x

joey said...

Hiya Cazza

this is gorgeous I love the nestie! your colourwork is stunning, thanks forjoining us at pollycraft

Joey.xxx

xGemmax said...

Absolutely gorgeous!! Fab image and great layout :o)
hugs and xxx

Katina said...

The deatil in this card is amazing - I absolutely love it! xx

Catherine said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous Cazza ! Everything is just perfect ! A stunning Christmas card ! Hugs and love from Catherine

Vixx handmade cards said...

This is gorgeous Cazza!, urber cute Edwin, love the layout and great colour combo too,
Have a great weekend hun,
hugs Vicky xx

Terry said...

Hiya Cazza wowwwwzersss sweetie LOVE IT...your card is absolutely georgous and your coloring amazing. Thanks for sharing hunni and I hope you will have a lot more idea's so we can enjoy your wonderfull creations. Hugs Terry xxxx

coops said...

stunning card.fab colours and i love how edwin is sledging out of the circle.brilliant.:D

xx coops xx

Jill said...

ohh cazza your card is simply gorgeous love the image and colours thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx