Monday, 12 December 2011

Lily of the Valley Christmas card

Hello everyone,

I hope you had a good weekend and are getting on with all the Christmas preparations. We had a busy weekend with friends round for dinner on Saturday and our choir singing on Sunday, so I didn't get as much done as I had hoped. But we did put our tree up today and it looks lovely twinkling away in the sitting room, so I am starting to feel a bit festive.

I have been making Christmas cards over the past few weeks and I've almost finished so I should have a little more time to share them with you over the next couple of weeks.

The one I want to share today uses a gorgeous stamp from Lily of the Valley

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I made a background using Papertrey Ink Background Basics Twinkle stamped in white ink on aqua mist card and tied on some aqua mist twill ribbon. Next I stamped and coloured the little girl onto white card stock and punched a circle to make a moon mask before inking the card with blue ink.  I then stamped the Santa sleigh ( from Inkylicious) and greeting in navy ink across the moon before adding some Polar White flowersoft to her hat to make a furry/snowy strip and some more was placed at her feet for some snow. I bought the flowersoft more than a year ago and didnt get round to using it until now, but I really love how it looks so sparkly on that hat!  I inked a small strip and stamped Believe from PTI Believe and used a gem to dot the i to finish it off.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges,

Bling it On - Christmas
By the cute and girly challenge - let it snow
The Pink Elephant challenge - snowflakes and sparkle
Creatalicious challenge - make it sparkle
Winter Wonderland challenge - let it snow

Thanks for looking.

Carol x



  1. Gorgeous card-love how you combined the two stamps they go perfectly together in this little scene.

  2. Carol! This card is so beautiful! The colors, the image, everything is just perfect!

  3. Be..u..ti..ful! *sigh* So soft and lovely! :)
    Thank you very much for stopping by....appreciate it!

  4. This is just so sweet. I love the little santa sleigh being pulled through the night.

  5. I love the sleigh in the background your card is so cute. Thank you for joining us this week at Winter Wonderland love Linda

  6. Wow what a lovely card ,thanks for joining Cratalicious this month!
    Hugs Heidy

  7. Brilliant combination of stamps thanks for joining us at Bling it on and good luck
    Sue x

  8. what a gorgeous and beautiful creation, thank you for sharing your lovely work with us at the Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx

  9. Fantastic card carol!!!!!! Thanks so much for playing with us at By The Cute & Girly’s Let It Snow challenge and good luck!

    Tammy, BTC&G DT from Créations LaDiva :) xx


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Carol x


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