Monday, 26 November 2012

Lavender and Lace Christmas


Good morning everyone - I'm back today with another of my weekend makes. Today's card has been primarily inspired by the Ribbon Girl Colour Challenge of shades of lavender - ooh I do love lavender, lilac and purple, and I managed to find some really pretty Chrimbo paper in my stash to suit :-).  I also managed to incorporate my gorgeous new Whimsy Snowflake die - I've been looking for a new snowflake die for ages and this one is just sooo pretty!


Stamps: LotV "Shine A Light" and "Grungy Christmas messages":
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers, LOTS of glamour dust :-) ;
Papers: Crafter's Companion "The Snowman";
Supplies: pure silk ribbons from The Ribbon Box; pearls, gems and large pearl brad from The Hobby House; charm from Bunny Zoe's Crafts; sparkly lace from my stash;
Tools: Whiumsy Snowflake die; Martha Stewart snowflake punch.


Challenges:


Crafter's Companion (November) - Favourite Colour Combination
Sparkles #38 - Christmas Is Coming
Dream Valley #46 - Non-Traditional Christmas
Stamp With Fun #189 - Winter
CSAYL #37 - To Die For
Crafty Ribbons #33 - Use At Least Two Ribbons
Papertake Weekly - Ribbons & Pearls
Try It On Tuesday - Christmas Sparkle
Crafty Pad #198 - Add Some Glitter
Corrosive #163 - Anything Goes


Thanks so much for visiting today.
Hugs,

24 comments:

  1. Pauline this is beautiful I love the image which is coloured beautifully and the layout and colours are gorgeous. Caroline xxx

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  2. Hi Pauline! Fantastic card, love the subtle colours, fab coloured image and what a lovely sketch that goes so well. Enjoy your day. Ruby x

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  3. Gorgeous card, love the colours and embellishments. xx Flora

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  4. Gorgeous card! Such a sweet image and lovely colours! Thanks for taking part in Sparkles Monthly 'Christmas is Coming' challenge xx

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  5. Thanks for playing at Crafty Ribbons Challenge!
    Fab colours, so soft and pretty.
    Laura

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  6. What a wonderful card.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  7. Lovely card Pauline! Fab colors and image. hugs, Helena

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  8. A gorgeous card, the image is so sweet. We thank you for sharing it with us at TioT's this time. Unfortunately we will not be able to include it in our prize draw, because we only allow entry to 5 challenges including ours. We hope you will join us for our next time.
    Yvonne

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  9. Oh my, Pauline, this beautiful creation took my breath away...it is GORGEOUS! LOVE the colours, and your colouring is perfect.

    I can see why you love that Whimsy snowflake die - it is lovely.

    Hugs,
    Jennifer. x

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  10. This is such a cute Christmas card, Pauline! I love the non-traditional colours and your colouring is fantastic.

    Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious winter challenge!

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  11. Fabulous creation!

    Thank you for joining in the fun at Sparkles Monthly Challenges for our * Christmas is coming * challenge

    Hope you will join us again & good luck in the draw
    Hugs Shaz x

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  12. Oh, Pauline, this is just STUNNING! I adore everything about it: the image, the coloring, the bow, the colors and papers. Everything is just perfect. Thanks so much for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!

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  13. Fabulous Pauline !! My favorite colour and love the LOTV image !! Great take on the sketch !! Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at The Crafty Pad this week !!

    hugs Diane xx

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  14. Such a sweet card - love the image and gorgeous colours. Hugs, Claire x

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  15. Ohh this is magical! Adore the purples and how soft and delicate this whole card looks! Thank you for linking up and playing along with us this week at The Crafty Pad Challenge : ) P.S. I have Santa’s Candy on my blog !

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  16. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
    hugs Anke

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  17. wow - this is just stunning - Thanks so much for getting sketchy with us at Sketch Saturday x

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  18. Beautiful card - nice snowflakes - thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl challenge, Mary G x

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  19. What a great take on the sketch! Your card is beautiful, Pauline! Love your choice of papers and colors, and the image is so sweet - such a nice wintery scene!

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  20. This is such a gorgeous card Pauline. I love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

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  21. Your card is gorgeous! I love this image. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

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  22. nice card! i love the color s you use!
    Thanks for joining us at Challenge up your life
    XXX

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  23. Gorgeous Christmas creation! Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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