Tuesday, 18 April 2017

CHRISTMAS CARDS ALL YEAR ROUND - APRIL - CHRISTMAS FLOWERS


Morning everyone - I'm just posting my mid-month reminder card for the CCAYR Challenge.  I always love using poinsettias on my Christmas cards so when I saw that our challenge was for Christmas flowers I was tempted to use them again but ...... I had a die that I was waiting to use and, even though it was an Anemone, I thought I could make it into a Christmas Rose (aka Helleborus) instead.





The flower dies are from Elizabeth Craft Dies and I think they are all gorgeous.

Ingredients

7" x 7" White card blank - Anna Marie Designs
Image - 'Presents and Christmas Roses' - Colouring Pages 
Die'sire Embossing Folder - 'Holiday Holly'
Creative Dies - Nesting Circles die
Elizabeth Craft Dies - 'Anemone' flower die from 'Susan's Garden'
Sweet Dixie Dies - 'Bells and Holly' die
Spellbinders 'Poppy' die - Small Leaf die
Die-namics Dies - 'Stitched Fishtail Flag' die
Unbranded Dies - Large 'bobble' fern die
Copics
Stardust Stickles  
Martha Stewart Flock (on the stamens)
Sentiment typed and then 'Minc'd' with gold foil on my machine

I do hope it's not too early for you to start your Christmas cards - what am I talking about - it's NEVER too early!  Let's see your creations over on the CCAYR blog - just check out the projects from my teamies.  

The prize for this month's winner is 



Don't forget there are badges for the Winner and Top 3 as well.

Am planning to do some colouring this afternoon - whether I get a 'Round Tuit' is another matter, you see we are popping into town this morning and that means we will HAVE to go into John Lewis for a coffee and bun and this afternoon I'll probably nod orf!!  Love a little nap in the afternoon after a wander around town.

Anyway must go - catch you later - take care!

Big hugs to you all.

Love Suexxx

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

ABC Christmas Challenge (APR) - H is for Home, I is for Informal

11 comments:

  1. Hi Sue, this is fab. Love the flower die, they are so realistic and the bells and holly die is wonderful too. Really lovely.
    Hugs Sue W.

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  2. Hi Sue this is a stunning Christmas card I love it. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  3. A beautiful card, love the design – thanks for joining in the Lemon Shortbread Blog Challenge. I am now following your lovely blog! – Sarah DT – If you would like to follow me too mine is: http://magentasnowflake.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. Fabulous floral Christmas card Sue, love how the gorgeous flowers echo the image!
    Lovely to have you play along at Sweet Stampin' Christmas Challenge this month.
    Chris
    x

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  5. Beautiful christmas card Sue, I love the floral image and the lovely colours, beautifully embellished too, Kate x

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  6. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at CCC.

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  7. Your flowers are lovely - and I like the frame around the focal arrangement. Thank you for entering the QKR Stampede weekly challenge - anything goes with the option of flowers.
    Dorothy S, DT member

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  8. Love this! Thank you so much for sharing at Noor Design Uk and good luck with the challenge. Judy DT x

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  9. I am here with a different Dt hat on. This is lovely! thank you so much for sharing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' and good luck with the challenge. Judy x

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  10. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 329 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for April - I'd love to see it there too x

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  11. Thanks for your participation in HLS christmas challange. A gorgeous card love theflowers. Hope to se youb in outher next challange. //Zora

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