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Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Christmas is coming !!!


I thought it would be a good idea to keep up with my Christmas card making to save a rush at the end of the year.  This is my first one for 2014.


This is James the bear from LOTV, coloured with Promarkers.  I have embossed the background with a 6x6 holly folder from Crafter's Companion, then added die cut flowers and leaves.  The sentiment is also from LOTV.

Challenges:

Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Festive Foilage
ABC Christmas - A is for anything Christmas
Winter Wonderland - Teddy Bears
CCAYR- Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - Bear with Me


20 comments:

Sandra H said...

Good idea Pamela to keep on top with your christmas cards this is gorgeous l love your image and you have coloured it beautifully lovely flowers too x

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Pamela, love the cute stamp & fab embossing.

Donna x

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Pamela, so cute.
Wendy x

Chris said...

Fabulous Christmas card, Pamela. Great start for next year! How organised you are!
Chris
x

Lin said...

This is what I intended to do, but of course, my good intentions fell by the wayside.

Such a cute design. Love the holly embossed background and the way you have offset the two different matting shapes. Great colouring too

Happy New Year

Thanks for sharing with us

Lin
Crafty Cardmakers and More

downrightcrafty said...

Totally Gorgeous love the image, thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland for our Teddy challenge
Hugs and Happy New Year
Kate xx

Hazel said...

Love all the gold. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card for CCAYR January anything goes challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for January - I'd love to see it there too. x

Julie Reed said...

Fab card and a great idea to start early, I always end up rushing in November! Thanks for sharing with us at CCM. Jules DT

Kim x said...

Fab card Pamela, and well done you for getting on top of your Christmas cards. I have started well, but I will see how it goes over the rest of the year lol.
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More.
hugs Kimx

Feebsy said...

Wonderful card, I love the image it's so sweet and the embossed gold looks amazing. I think I'm going to have to make an effort to start my cards early too.

Thanks so much for joining in with my challenge at CCM&M.

Feebsy
xx

Viv's Visuals said...

How cute this card is - the gold embossing is lovely! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck!

J said...

I love the colour combination (such a good idea to get ahead, too!). Thank you for sharing your card with us at Crafty Cardmakers and more...

Jackie

Nannieflash said...

Hi Pamela, Happy New Year to you, and you ought to join our Sundays with Santa page on Facebook, we are always adding cards each week until Christmas and it helps to get a stash of them.
A stunning Christmas card and I love your choice of colours very traditional. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

coops said...

so stunning Pamela.james is adorable and I love you rich colours :D

xx coops xx

Helen said...

Fabulous card!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Carissa said...

Great card, love the embossed background. Thanks for playing along at ABC Christmas.
Carissa

Marilyn said...

Great card Pamela and if a little bear could ever be considered regal, then James is! Love all the gold, the embossing and the sparkle too.

Marilyn said...

Pamela, I also meant to add:
Thanks for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' and I hope you'll drop around again.
Marilyn

CraftinGranny said...

I love the gold embossed background and the gold leaves. This is such an adorable image and so beautifully colored. Thanks so much for joining us at CCAYR this month. Hope to see you back in February. Hugs, Carol

Lynne Knight said...

Fantastic Card thanks for sharing with us at CCAYR for the January challenge "Anything Goes"