Sunday, 4 December 2016


Hi there - first of all can I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the DT of Crafts Galore Encore!  Hope you have a great time, peaceful or chaotic!, with some crafty stuff in those stockings!!  Here's my last card for the team for 2016 and we have the ever popular Anything Goes theme this month.

This month we've been sponsored by Sherri Baldy and the prize is the three digis that the DT used for their creations!

As you can see they are all so different and I'm sure you'll like them all!

Please pop over to the Crafts Galore Challenge site to check out the creations made by my teamies.


Image - Little Dimples Happy Face Besties Img924
7" x 7" White Card Blank - Anna Marie Designs
Paper - very old stash
Tonic Dies - Circle Layering die set
Tonic Dies - Pinhole Circle Layering die set
Creative Expressions Emb. Folder - Swirling Holly
Creative Expressions Dies - Festive Collection 'Classic Poinsettia'
Creative Expressions Dies - Festive Collection 'Filigree Poinsettia'
Creative Expressions Dies - Festive Collection 'Pine Bough'
Craft Stash Creative Dies - Magic and Sparkle die
Copics and Flexmarkers
Stardust Stickles
Christmas Red Stickles 
Red Pearls - stash

I do hope you can join in our challenge this month and we all look forward to seeing your brilliant creations.

Hugs to you all and please take care.

Love Suexxx

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges -

Creative with Stamps Challenge No 9 - Use Christmas Stamps
Creatalicious Challenge No 104 - AG with an option of Christmas Colours
Eclectic Ellapu Challenge (DEC/JAN) - Pink Team - Anything Christmas
Glitter 'n' Sparkle Challenge No 217 - Traditional Christmas Colours


  1. Love the background of your gorgeously cute card and the traditional colours you have used and the glitter ..

    Hugs Babs x

  2. Hi Sue this is a stunning card I love the way you have used the image and the embossing and poinsettias are gorgeous. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  3. Hi Sue,me wonderful blogging matey.
    It was so nice to hear from you today.
    I too have been a bad blogging matey, and got carried away without commenting.
    Time just seems to go so fast lately.
    I expect it's just me slowing down too much.
    Your card is wonderful and so pretty too.
    Love that image and your wonderful design.
    How is the Maestro keeping and your self.
    Sorry to see you lost one of your precious cats.
    Love and big hugs from my house to yours.
    Lots of big pecks for Podgy.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny

  4. Aw, such a cutie in your beautiful card design, Sue! Lovely festive colors, and fun sparkliness! It's a beautiful creation! Hugs, de

  5. Gorgeous Christmas card...Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky Challenges :)
    Wendy xx

  6. What a cute card! Thanks for joining the challenge at Paper Creator!

  7. Stunning ,Thanks for joining us over at Glitter 'N' Sparkle. Hope to see you again. Lisa DT

  8. This is awesome Sue! Great coloring on this precious image and your design/sparkle is PERFECT! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘CHRISTMAS’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

  9. Love love love this :) Thank you so much for joining us at Pearly Sparkles. Traci DT xx

  10. What a lovely card! Great embossed background and I love that you chose the "traditional" colours! Thank you for joining the December challenge of the Country View Challenges blog!

  11. Great card, loving your colouring and the image.
    thanks for joining us over at Glitter'N' Sparkle.
    Jean DT xx

  12. Great design and the image is so sweet! Love your card! Thank you for sharing at CWS Challenge. Hope to see you again!
    Hugs, Mary (DT member)

  13. Great card. Thank you very much for joining our challenge at Come And Get It Challenges. Good luck in a draw.
    Hugs, Iwona

  14. What a beautiful card Sue! Love this sweet image and that embossing just makes this card pop! Love the sparkle too! Thank you for joining us in our Christmas challenge at Dies R US! Hope to see you in the next one! Happy Holidays!
    ♥ Dies R Us Challenges♥
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack♥

  15. Really beautiful.
    Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky. Sorry I am late getting to comment... but better late than never!
    Happy crafting!
    Catherine X DT

  16. Wow! This is adorable!! I love the glittery sentiment! So pretty! :) Please know that to be considered for a prize you need to have the CWS graphic. Thank you so much for joining us at Creative with Stamps! :)

  17. Very cute...Thanks for joining us for our Christmas theme at Country View Challenges!

  18. A wonderful card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional traditional Christmas Colours” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)


Thank you so much for your comments, you make my day!
Hugs Sue Pxxx