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!

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!


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

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

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

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

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

  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}}}

  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!


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

  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

  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

  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.

  12. Lovely card. Love the elegant snow lady.


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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

    Great Job!

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

  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