Saturday, 26 May 2012

Mouseeey Seasons Greetings

Hey, made this card today; after a hectic week at uni it was nice to do some craft :)

I coloured this little cutie using promarkers to fit the Crimbo Crackers colour combo challenge. I used glamour dust for the snow. I cut and embossed him using the Spellbinders Nestabilities Big Scalloped Squares set. I then edged the image using Brilliance pearlescent poppy ink.

I used the sketch challenge from Christmas Card Challenges for the layout of my card. I chose two papers, red and beige, for the backing of my card; I also edged my card with poppy ink. I then chose a red snowflake paper for the length of the card and edged this using brown card. For the width of the card, I chose a brown and white snowflake paper and edged this with copper card. I attached these on along with the image and added embellishments to finish.

I used a 'Seasons Greetings' sentiment from mums stash (hehe thanks!) and also a brown bow. I used the Spellbinders Shapeabilities create a flake one set to create the snowflakes. I embossed these using Stamp-n Stuff red dragon, Heat It Up gold, Allnight Media satin pearl and Ranger copper powders. I raised these up to add extra dimension. To finish, I used brown and red gems in the centres of the snowflakes and on the bottom of the card.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges: -
christmas card challenges - sketch
crimbo crackers - colour theme
52 christmas card throwdown - embossing
abc christmas challenge - j is for jingle bells
house of gilli - die cuts/punches
sassy cheryls challenge - whats your colour
aud sentiments - any sentiment
charisma cardz - no flowers allowed
karens doodles netherlands challenge - white plus two colours

17 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous,love the image.Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments.xxx

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  2. Cute card and image, I love your colour combo too!

    Thanks for joining us in Sassy Cheryl's challenge!

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  3. Gorgeous card. Adorable mousse. Beautiful papers and interesting layout. Bravo !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

    Hugs from France.
    Catherine.

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  4. This is TOO CUTE!!! Your little mouse is a doll--and your coloring is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

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  5. Super cute image! Thanks for joining the challenge @ CCC!

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  6. Lovely cute mouse and your embossing is gorgeous xxx

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  7. Such a cute image! Great job on the sketch! Thanks for playing along at CCC!

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  8. This is an adorable creation hun! Thanks for playing along at Charisma Cardz! xxx

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  9. Isn't that mouse just the cutest ever! What a wonderful Christmas card.
    FAB color combo. Thanks for playing along in the Sassy Cheryl's Challenge this week.

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  10. Thanks for entering the 52 CCT challenge this week with your lovely card - Jacqueline xx

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  11. Cute card, sweetly coloured too! Thanks for joining us for the Jingle Bell Challenge, We have a new Challenge starting tomorrow!! we don't have a limit on how many times you can enter as long as its a different creation! so come back soon! hugs Samantha :0)
    ABC Christmas Challenge :0)

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  12. Wonderful card, that image is so sweet. Thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Carissa :)

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  13. Super cute...Fabulous colours. Fabulous image. LOve it.
    Chrissyxx

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  14. So cute, a lovely Christmas card Thanks so much for joining in with this week's Charisma Cardz challenge.
    Jenni x

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  15. adorable image and card! I like the scalloped square. I like the embossed snowflakes and gems you used. Just beautiful.

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  16. What a gorgeous card you have made for this challenge. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

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  17. Very cute image! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers

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