My lovely blogland friends

Saturday 1 December 2012

Christmas at No Matter Which

Hello and happy Saturday :-) My project today is for our new challenge at No Matter Which Challenges where our theme is Christmas, nice and easy this month, just remember that you need to use a stamped image (rubber or digi) to enter. 

This month there is a great prize up for grabs from our generous sponsor 'Kitty Lane' so do check out the challenge blog for all the details

For my card I've used kraft card for matting and layering and a bp from GCD Studios. The focal image is 'Snow Bird' by Stampendous, I love this little chap, he's so cute. I've coloured him with distress markers and used cosmic shimmer glue and glamour dust for the frost on the branch and berries. You can see him a bit better in this pic.

I've layered him up over some red embossed card and some more kraft and added a filigree corner,  some burlap (both from the Funkie Junkie Boutique) and red gingham ribbom. The sentiment is a Whimsy stamp, that has a lovely little postage stamp die. To finish off  I've made some tattered pine cones and added some little red berries, all with a frosting of glamour dust. 

I'm entering thid card in the following challenges:
Crafts and Me: Ribbon or trim
Crafty Bloggers Network: Christmas anythng goes
Crafty Boots: Anything goes
Fussy and Fancy: I love Christmas
Jingle Belles: Anything goes (Christmas)
Stamptacular Sunday: winter bliss
Stempel sonne: anything goes with a stamp

I love Saturday nights, sitting on the sofa watching Strictly and Merlin with perhaps a wee glass of  brandy to keep the cold out and a chocolate to too to go with it.
Thanks for popping by, if you've got a minute do pop over and have a look at the gorgeous projects my lovely teamies have made
Claire xx


  1. I adore your beautifully coloured image, love the layout and beautiful details. Hugs Suzanne

  2. Oh wie wunderschön! Eine ganz tolle Karte!

    Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

    LG Dreja

  3. This is so sweet and gorgeous, love the image and your card, hugs, Marion

  4. fab card, love your coloring
    thanks for playing with us at fussy and fancy this week

  5. Ah, a Merlin fan. :^) I can't wait until next year for our new season--we get it after you do; I am so envious! VBG!
    Absolutely love your card--it has such a great country feel to it! Your image is gorgeous, beautifully colored, love your design, all the layers, the textures, color, & embellies! Fabulous! Thank you for sharing this gem with us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge. Hope to see you again next week! (Tell Merlin hi from me--lol!)
    Hugs, Penny

  6. You have coloured this beautiful little snowbird to perfection. Beautiful card Claire with lovely layers. Hope you enjoyed Strictly - I thought it really good tonight. Enjoy rest of weekend Nicola x

  7. This is a really sweet card Claire, love the layout. Hugs, Claire x

  8. Such a sweet card! Love the cute image and the frost on the berries and the branch, beautiful details!
    Thank you for sharing this with us at Stamptacular sunday challenge, hope to see you again next week!

    Hugs Jessica

  9. A lovely card Claire. The bp is so pretty and the gorgeous bird image has been coloured beautifully.
    Beryl xx

  10. Gorgeous card, very pretty image and great design.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  11. Gorgeous card. Cute little bird image. Hugs, Velma

  12. Wow wonderful card.
    Thanks for joining us at stempelsonnenchallenge.
    Hugs stine

  13. Was für eine tolle Karte.
    Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.
    LG Tina

  14. What a gorgeos card!! Really beautiful! I love this stamp!!!
    Thank you very much for taking part at the Stempelsonnenchallenge!

  15. So beautiful and elegant, love the classic style and the layout
    Lindsay xx

  16. I love your work!! You did a really great card - thanks for joining our Stempelsonnenchallenge,
    hugs Andrea


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