Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Bugaboo Christmas card



Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge





Hello everyone, and a very warm welcome to Shirley who is joining us as a new follower this week.

It's time for another challenge over at the Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge and this time our sponsor is Bugaboo


and the challenge is to use fairies or angels. I used one of their cute images - 'Ava Mistletoe Fairy'.


I used a background stamp to make the paper for paper piecing her dress, and used alcohol markers for colouring her in before I embossed the panel with a canvas impression plate to add a little texture. Now I don't know about you, but I think she looks like she has been caught red handed doing something she shouldn't, so I found a sentiment that suits her in the 'Naughty or Nice' stamps from Cas-ual Fridays, and I embossed it in white onto a banner. I added Wink of Stella glitter to her wings which you can see better in this photo, 



and some glossy accents to the berries. Some patterned paper and card candy finished her off.

I'm going to enter this into the Keep it Simple challenge 'things with wings' 
The Crafting Cafe ' clean and simple'
and Always Something Creative 'bright colours'

Thanks for stopping by

Hugs
Carol x

10 comments:

  1. Hello Carol, Ohhhhhhhh this is just perfect and stunning. I love your CAS style and the background embossing folder. Yes I agree with you one cheeky
    little girl.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  2. Just adorable! Thanks so much for playing at The Crafting Cafe this time!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  3. I love this card. That image is wonderful. I think she has been caught eating the cherries out of the Christmas cake!
    Thanks for your visit.
    Hugs
    xx

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  4. Honestly, this is just squishy adorable, Carol! Love her!!! Love her sparkly wings! Love everything about her!! And look, four challenges!! I have added Holly Jolly to my challenge button links. I had totally forgotten about it, so thanks for the reminder!! There are so many challenges I love now that even I'm getting overwhelmed!! Hugs, Darnell

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  5. She is so cute and I love the sentiment! Hugs x

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  6. So so cute!!! Thanks for playing along with us at KIS!!

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  7. Hi, , A fabulous card, love the image. Great colours too. Thank you for joining us at The Crafting Cafe challenge this month.

    Hugs Erin DT x

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  8. Such a cute card - I love the image you have used. Thank you for joining us at The Crafting Cafe challenge this month.
    Good Luck!
    Emma (The Sparkly Fairy)

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  9. Beautifully CAS card!

    Thanks for joining us at The Crafting Cafe this month, and good luck!

    Neil

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  10. hello carol,

    du bist für das dt von http://allwayssomethingcreative.blogspot.de/ nominiert. hast du das noch nciht gesehen?

    glg meggi

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Thanks,
Carol x

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