Saturday, 25 December 2010

Merry Christmas Darling :-) .. and Happy Christmas everyone!

Merry Christmas everyone - hope you are having a wonderful day and keeping warm.
I had a bit of a last minute cardmaking session on Christmas Eve, so it was already too late to photograph them until Christmas Day morning ... these are DEFINITELY my last Chrimstmas cards of 2010!!

I would like to start by showing the Christmas card I gave to my dear husband ... making it on Christmas Eve is a way of working that started a few years ago due to last minute panic, and has now become something of a tradition in our house.


Recipe:
Main image: Lili of the Valley "James the Bear", coloured with Promarkers, and decorated with polar white Flowersoft mixed with glamour dust;
Sentiment: Pink Gem Designs;
Papers: glittered paper form my stash;
Supplies: large pearl brad from The Hobby House; crystal hearts and silver gems by Papermania; silver ribbon from my stash; Tools: Spellbinders "Make A Flake 2" shapeabilities; Martha Stewart "embossed snowflake" edge punch; Cuttlebug "Snowflake #2" die.


I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:

Totally Gorjuss #61 - For Someone Special
Simon Says - Anything Goes
I ♥ ProMarkers #46 - Anything Goes
Passion For Promarkers #80 - Mega Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
CES #17 - Anything Goes
Crafts & Me #20 - Anything Goes
Creative Craft - Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge - H is for Hats
Sentimental Sundays #34 - Inspired by a Song
("Let It Snow")


I also have another card to show you today, which is positively the last Christmas card on my blog for this year ... it is one of a batch of cards I made on Christmas Eve to send to our neighbours.


Recipe:
Main image; Marianne D Creatables die cuts;
Sentiment: Pink Gem Designs;
Tools: background embossed with Cuttlebug "Snowflakes" folder.

I would like to enter this one for

Stamptacular Sunday #90 - TREEmendous
(I did stamp as requested - the sentiment is stamped)
ABC - K is for Keep It Simple
Corrosive #95 - Non-Traditional Christmas
Belli #107 - Merry Christmas
Allsorts #83 - Anything Goes

Just off now to get myself washed and brushed up ready for the festivities .. have a great day whatever you're doing..

27 comments:

  1. Gorgeous cards. Merry Christmas. Debs xx

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  2. Beautiful cards Pauline!

    Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and Best Wishes for 2011.

    Lisa x

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  3. Very pretty and lovely cards ! love all those sparckels !! great job,
    greetings and have a nice and merry christmas !
    greetings, martina
    x

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  4. great cards! thanks for joining the corrosive challenge:)
    hugs

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  5. oh my goodness! How adoreable is the little James bear?! he's so cute I just want to squeeze him! Love the color theme you chose, especially that blue!

    Thank you for playing in our challenge for Sentimental Sundays this week! I hope to see your creativity again very soon!
    ♥ Lisa M.

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  6. Gorgeous cards. I love the cute image on the first one. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft.

    Nikki x

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  7. Lovely cards Pauline. I hope you & yours are having a fab Christmas & all the best for the New Year!
    Warm hugs
    Kaz xx

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  8. Gorgeous cards Pauline :-)I love the icy colours and sparkle ,, beautiful :-)

    hope you had a lovely Christmas :-)
    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp and PTW Challenges
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  9. Gorgeous cards Pauline, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  10. these are 2 really pretty christmas cards-love the colors you used-thanks for playing along in the creative belli challenge

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  11. Very nice, Pauline! Great colouring!!

    Thx for joining us at Totally Gorjuss!

    Mary J xxx

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  12. Hi there

    I am thrilled you have joined in my "Free and Easy" theme at Allsorts this fortnight and confess to being astounded by the huge response - over 500 so far !

    I usually like to visit every entry and say a few words about their creations, but the sheer volume so far along with the holiday preparations we all have to juggle means this is a "copied and pasted" message, for which I apologise.

    Wishing you a very Happy New Year.

    B x

    Have you entered my new candy

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  13. Both gorgeous cards hun, just love the LOTV image so sweet!
    Thank you for joining us at CES Challenge, good luck! Hugs Shell xx

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  14. Such a gorgeous card Pauline. Love the colouring of the sweet image and the details also. Thanks for joining our Mega Christmas Challenge at PFP. Hugs Michele x

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  15. I love the blue in these cards, and all the sparkle. Thanks for playing with us at the Creative Belli Challenge.

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  16. lovely image and such nice colours. Thank you so much for entering the Allsorts challenge with this project and good luck!

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  17. Hi Pauline, what a gorgeous card. I love the cute image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining in with our Mega Christmas challenge over at PFP. Hugs, Denise x
    Have a wonderful 2011!

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  18. Beautiful card for your hubby, Pauline. Love your quick card too. Thanks for joining us at TG.

    Kat x

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  19. gorgeous cards ,thanks for joining in our challenge at I ♥ promarkers this week -Kate x

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  20. Gorgeous cards many thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge.

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  21. UHHH LOVE THE PRETTY COOL BLUES!! All the nice simple details are way to cute too!!!!Thanks for playing with us at ABC Challenge and have a Happy New Year,RubyM:)

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  22. stunning card pauline.i love the adorable lotv image and fab icy colours and sparkle.
    thanks for playing in our mega christmas challenge at PFP :D

    xx coops xx

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  23. Delightful cards, such gorgeous colours!! Thanks for joining in our Mega challenge at PFP, Juliexx

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  24. Hubby's card is gorgeous. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

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  25. I love your sweet Penny Black image , and the three sparkly trees is beautiful! Thanks for joining in the Belli challenge!

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  26. Such beautiful cards Pauline.
    Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges & good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

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  27. congrats on your win on Totally Gorjuss!

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x