Thursday, 11 October 2012

Lili's Little Fairies Team B Challenge - Classic Christmas

Hello everyone - the past fortnight has flown by since the new Lili's Little Fairies DT split into two fairy wings (Team A and Team B); and already it is time for the first Lili's Little Fairies "Team B" challenge. Thanks so much to everyone who entered last week's "Team A" challenge Christmas Card For the Boys - stunning entries as always.

This week's challenge is  another one to help you get ahead with your festive makes, and is

Classic Christmas

We would like to see classic Christmas colours on your creation - red, white and green or white, silver and gold. Of course, many of the LotV Christmas images lend themselves particularly well to a classic look too, so plenty of scope there we think :-)

This week we are sponsored by the fabulous Ribbon Girl

with a yummy mini ribbon kit (pic on main blog).

Don't forget that to be eligible you need to create a new project (no backlinking please) and use a Lili of the Valley image - that's all there is to it!!

The rest of Team B (and some of team A who just couldn't resist joining in !!) have done themselves proud - here is my attempt for this week.

As always my card started from the image ... from the Christmas stamps I have I thought an angel had the most classic feel. The stars on the image led me to the idea of a pearlised white background with star embossing, which then led naturally to identifying a strip of paper with classic Christmas colours ... and some vintage-look ribbon to go with it.  I had already started thinking about this card when I visited Port Sunlight almost a fortnight ago, which is why I purchased the grungy music stamp to go with the trumpeting angel, and stamped it in a vintage style with ripped edges ... and with a sentiment reflecting a classic Christmas carol, the job was almost done.

Stamps: LotV "Little Trumpet"; "Grunge Music", and sentiment from "Christmas Grungy Messages";
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers; music and sentiment stamped with TH "Walnut stain" distress ink; angel wings decorated with Stickles;
Paper: My Mind's Eye;
Supplies: pearls from The Hobby House, little bells from my great friend Helen; ribbon and lace from my stash;
Tools: "Labels Four" nestabilities; Cuttlebug "Christmas stars" embossing folder.

Sparkles Christmas #21 - Traditional Christmas
Pile It on #41 - Vintage / Shabby Chic
Southern Girls #55 - Tie A Ribbon Around It
Crafts & Me #105 - Anything Goes
Divas By Design #56 - Anything Goes
Crafty Mess #19 - Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss #152 - Anything Goes

Can't wait to see your classic Christmas creations :-)


  1. Love how you have put the whole card together. Those little bells add the fun. xx flora

  2. This is stunning Pauline. I love the image and colours and that ribbon looks wonderful

    hugs Sue

  3. I love the vintage feel to this card Pauline. Your colouring is so pretty and all the embellies are perfect. Come teach me to tie bows!! Hugs, Jayne xx

  4. Absolutely gorgeous, adorable image and love the colours ...Thanks for joining in with us at Divas by Design this week.
    Wendy xx

  5. Hi again Pauline, just popping back for another look at your gorgeous card so that I can say thank you for taking part in the Fab n Funky Vintage Challenge this week

  6. This is a lovely vintage card Pauline, such a sweet image and the grungy music stamp is the perfect accompaniment.
    Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.

  7. A brilliant card!

    Thank you for sharing at Sparkles Christmas Challenges this time
    Good luck in the draw

    Shaz x

  8. What a gorgeous card.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  9. Your card is so pretty! Love the soft colours in the image and the little details. (love the bells on the bow. I will have to steal that idea from you!) Thank you for joining us this week at Fab'n'Funky!

  10. What a beautiful card
    Thank you for joining in at sparkles Christmas challenge this month

    Jackie x

  11. Fabulous card Pauline so beautiful! Thanks for playing along at Totally Gorjuss this week! hugs Samantha :0)

  12. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week for the Pile It On "Vintage/Shabby Chic Challenge” with us! Just loved your card, and hope to see you back here next week!

    PIO DT
    Jenn Zeeb

  13. Stunning card Pauline! Love the image and all the lovely elements that go so well together.

  14. Gorgeous card Pauline. Love that sweet image and the grungy sentiment stamp looks great with it. And I love that bow! Thanks for joining us at TG.

    Kat x

  15. Gorgeous card Pauline. Love that sweet image and the grungy sentiment stamp looks great with it. And I love that bow! Thanks for joining us at TG.

    Kat x

  16. beautiful... love it!! thanks for joining us at Pile it on "Vintage/Shabby Chic Challenge"- hope to see you again next week - kimberly DT

  17. Just gorgeous,love the embossed back ground and that delightful image..I love it.

    Thank you for joining us over at Craftymess.

    Sandie :)

  18. Fabulous card! Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations Wedensdays Challenge

  19. So beautiful is your card and thank you for taking part in our challenge at Sparkles Christmas Challenge Traditional good luck Dt Member Sandra H x

  20. Very nice card! so sweet! thanks for playing with SGC.

  21. Awesome card! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls Challenges!!


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Pauline x