Sunday, 27 September 2009

One snow lady - six challenges.

Just managed to fit in a quick cardmaking session this afternoon, so I thought I'd better crack on with the Christmas cards ... here's what I produced.


I followed the sketch at this week's Friday Sketchers #71, which I thought was ideal for this image. I also followed the colour scheme for this week's Colour Create Challenge #28 - namely hot pink, dusty pink & ice chocolate (yummy!) ... I actually picked out this darling snow lady image as I thought she would fit this colour scheme so well. Therefore the card is also a good fit for this week's Christmas Stampin' All Year Long Challenge #35, which is non-traditional colours.

I decided to use a charm as one of the sketch elements which is also in line with Dutch Dare Challenge #61 - so charming - and I would like to enter the One Stop Craft Challenge #48 - die cuts - as I have die cut my snowflakes using a Cuttlebug die. Last but not least, BasicGrey Challenge #4 is embossing: I have embossed my pale pink glitter card with a Cuttlebug embossing folder, and my BasicGrey element is the pearl gems on the snowflakes and hat - they are "opaline" pinks and browns.

Phew! six challenges .... I can sit back and relax now lol!

Recipe:
Main image: Inca Snow lady "Angelina" (which was an RAK);
Sentiment: Craftwork Cards "Oh My Words";
Paper: Bo Bunny; pale pink, bright pink and white glitter card from Edwin Allen;
Supplies: pearl gems by BasicGrey "opaline" (pink pack and brown pack); snowflake charm & ribbon from my stash;
Tools: Cuttlebug die "Snowflakes 2".

Just off now to tidy away before settling down for the X-Factor!

21 comments:

  1. Delicious card Pauline! Your snow lady looks so elegant!
    Helen x

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  2. Wow! Isn't she a real stylish lady! Love your pink snowflakes and the litle pearls too.
    :o)

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  3. Gorgeous! Such a pretty and girly Christmas card--love all the details!

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  4. Wow 6 challenges! and very pink! nice card pauline :0)

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  5. Pauline, I came to comment on your Penny Black card, and I saw this snow lady....how cute. She is really stylin' in her fur and all!
    Love the background papers too.

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  6. Hello Pauline! I love this card - it is so original and unique! Your embellishments are always go adorable and your eye for detail is stunning! Love this - well done on the challenges and glad to hear your Wedding Anniversary was so good! Thanks for sharing!! God bless you! {{{hugs}}}

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  7. Wow, Pauline! You are an efficient girl. You did a wonderful job incorporating all those challenges on to one card. Your card is adorable. That snowlady is adorable. I love all the pink on your card. Your card has a whimsical feeling too it. Beautiful! Thank you for playing along with us at CSAYL. Hope to see you playing again!

    Maria

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  8. Fab card Pauline, love the image, and the colours are great. Love it! Louise x

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  9. Fabulous card Pauline and what a gorgeous snow lady - love her 'get up'. Great details and sentiment.
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at CC.
    hugs Heather xx

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  10. Pauline, she is just gorgeous! I love the alternative colour Christmas but I'm not brave enough to do it myself, but I might now! Congrats on so many challenges in one card, that's some achievement. Squirrel xx

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  11. Ohhhh what a wonderful Christmas card have you made,Pauline *wow*
    The little snowlady is cute.
    Thanks for your comment on my blog. ;o)

    Have a nice week.
    Hugs
    Swaani

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  12. Lovely card. Love the elegant snow lady.

    Glenda

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  13. What a fun card Pauline...made me smile!
    Thanks for joining us at FS.
    Have a good week.
    Hugs
    Carole x

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  14. Wow, 6 challenges - you've pulled them all together amazingly well, your card is gorgeous. She is the most swanky snowlady I've ever seen, love her pearly hatpin. Nicki, xx

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  15. Adorable card, such a sweet snowperson and fab colours.
    luv
    Debby

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  16. Beautiful card, love that little charm and the embossed paper! Thanks for playing in Colour Create this week. Good Luck! Hugs, Dena

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  17. Pauline, this is a darling card in "non traditional colors" -- I love it!

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  18. Wonderful card! Thanks for playing along at Friday Sketchers this week! Hugs Jeanette

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  19. What an adorable image Pauline! You choices of paper are absolutely perfect! Thanks for joining in at Colour Create.

    Great Job!
    Deanne

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  20. This is just beautiful Pauline. The way you've coloured the fur wrap is amazing - it looks all warm and cosy.
    Sharon xx

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  21. WOW 6 challenges well done!!
    This is just adorable i love that image i have never seen it before!

    Beautiful xmas card!

    Thanks for joining Colour create this week.

    Di x

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Pauline x