Sunday 8 December 2013

Cutesy Christmas

Challenge time again. This week for Challenges 4 Everybody we got use a Sherri Baldy image. 
I chose this christmassy image to colour, 'tis the season' and all that! I felt the reindeer on this really encompassed the victoriana era and so decided to go down the pastel routes to colour, rather than traditional colours. It's turned out to be a great for any little girl.

I wanted to keep the background simple, so as not to detract from the main image. To still make it part of the card and not just plain, I embossed the background through my Grand Caliber, mounted this on the card base with 3D glue gel to give depth and added a seriously filigree Christmas tree. To give the tree a little more whoosh, it's sprayed with glitter and white pearls have been added to the tree prongs. I just added 4 gorgeous pastel pink flowers to pull it all together and finish it off. Hop over to Challenges 4 Everybody to take part.

8x8 white card base - Papermania
Embossing folder - Embossalicious: Elegance
Dies - Spellbinders Shapabilities Holiday Tree
        - Spellbinders 5x7 Elegant Labels 4
Promarkers - Skin & lips - Satin, Antique Pink
                     Pinks - Dusky Rose, Sunkissed Pink, Pale Pink
                     Blues - China Blue, Cornflower, Pastel Blue
                     Reindeer - Burnt Sienna, Cocoa, Caramel
                    Others - Tan Cool Grey 2, Cool Grey 1, Blender
Pearls - Creative Expressions 3mm white pearls
Flowers - from my crafty stash
Image provided by  Sherri Baldy

I am entering this card into the following challenges: - christmas - Non traditional christmas colours - Christmas - Blue & White - Cuddly christmas - For a child - Use dies - Animals - ATG + Option Christmas - Inspired by a Christmas song


  1. Gorgeous Christmas card Wendy and I do so love the soft pastel colours you have used on the image.

    Linda xxx

  2. I love the soft subtle colours that you have used - great Contemporary card.

  3. I love it your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining us at Lothian Crafts Online.

  4. fab card hun and very good luck with your challenges x

  5. I adore that little reindeer! Thanks for joining in with the challenge this month.
    DT member for Lothian Crafts.

  6. Such soft colour and beautiful design.

  7. A super sweet card, I love the pretty colours you've used x

  8. Such a cute card, love the image and christmas tree x

  9. Fabulous card!
    Thank for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
    Gr.Kaija DT-member

  10. Awww this is sweet, lovely colours,thank you for joining us at I♥ProMarkers this week
    Ruth x

  11. This is gorgeous Wendy.
    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

  12. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Lothian Crafts Online.

  13. Fab christmas card and thanks for sharing with us at Craft