Sunday, 15 March 2015

Christmas Card Challenge # 6 - Anything Goes

Good morning to you all.  I  hope you are all feeling well and that all you ladies are being spoiled by your husbands and offspring on this Mothering Sunday.   Spring is definitely just about here - although she keeps teasing us I think by giving us good days then bad.

Gosh, these two weeks fly round so quickly.  This time it was Sylvie's choice of "Anything Goes".  I actually made two different cards since I couldn't make my mind up.  So now I have an extra one which I will show later.

My Card

 Heartfelt Creations - Sentiment Stamp
Creative Expressions - Snowflake Lattice embossing folder
Spellbinders - Opulent Ovals
Spellbinders - Classic Ovals large
Spellbinders - Foliage
Marianne Creatables - Poinsettia die
Pearls from stash

My base card is 5" x 7" made from Papermania card stock.The sentiment was stamped with Encore Ultimate Metallic Blue.  I also used the same ink to colour the card stock because all the blue card I had was totally wrong. I then added a smudge of ink to the poinsettia and some Diamond Dust. A few pearls finished it off.

Well that's it from me for today but I hope you all enjoy the rest of the weekend.

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  1. Good morning Christine. I just love your card, the colours are beautiful, great use of your die cuts and that sentiment is wonderful and what lovely fonts, it's an all round beauty. Hazel x

  2. Good morning Christine,
    A beautiful card, I just LOVE that sentiment.
    Your colours and design are wonderful
    Have a good day

    Patricia xxx

  3. Wonderful card Christine, although I dont think about Christmas cards until at least July or August, xxx

  4. This is gorgeous Christine, I love the sentiment and pretty design.
    hugs Sue xx

  5. This is a beautiful card Christine, I love the sentiment stamp and your framing of it. The gorgeous, frosted poinsettia is a beautiful accompaniment and just enough to create this elegant card.

  6. Stunning card Christine with a lovely sentiment framed so beautifully. Zx

  7. Morning Christine,
    Beautiful card, love it.

  8. What a stunning card Christine. It looks so elegant too. Enjoy your Day. Hugs Rita xxx

  9. A gorgeous card Christine, very elegant.
    Lorraine x

  10. Gorgeous card Christine. I love this oval die.

  11. Hi Christine gorgeous crimbo card love the embossing folder may NEED that & of course the sentiment stamp might as well have that great fresh clean design beautiful..

    smiles Christine xx

  12. That sentiment stamp is awesome! Your card really does it justice. Thanks for the great idea to colour the dies with the many times my cardstock is just not quite the right shade...this would solve that problem!

    Wonderful card Christine!

  13. simply beautiful...I adore that stamp one of my favourites.....I have to borrow it from Lizzie!....lovely soft colours xxxx

  14. Hi Christine
    Fabulous card... Love the Sentiment....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  15. Beautiful. The colors are so very calming & pretty together; the die is regal & works perfectly with the calligraphy look of that sentiment stamping & the tiny pearls. Lovely embossed background, dimensional flower embellie - and just a most splendid card. Happy Mother's Day. TFS & Hugs

  16. I love the blue monochrome of your exquisite card. Fabulous. I went with a sentiment on the front of mine too. hugs Mrs A.

  17. This is so elegant Christine, love the beautiful sentiment stamp and pretty colours. Carol x

  18. What a beautiful Christmas card Christine, I love the colour and the elegance of it, gorgeous!hugs Carole Z X

  19. Oh Christine your card is so elegant, stunning. I love the colour pallet and the wonderful sentiment and embellsihments, hugs Kate x

  20. Wow lovely card Christine. Love the sentiment stamp. The design is fab x

  21. I am hard pressed to pick my favorite part of this card. I love the colors, the embossing,the sentiment...oh, I love the whole card...beautiful! Thank you for joining out "Festive" ABC Challenge! Good luck and please play with us again.

  22. Absolutely beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge. Brenda :)

  23. Oh my! This is a classic Christine - elegant, classy and absolutely lovely!
    hugs Asha

  24. So beautiful the colours and design are just perfect Love and hugs Carole x

  25. So pretty! Love the colour scheme, the stamp and embellishments are just gorgeous too Karen x

  26. such an elegant card Christine - this is truely beautiful - I love it to bits! Big hugs Rachel x

  27. Hi Christine
    Absolutely stunning! The sentiment stamp is so pretty and the blue you have chosen is great.
    A very elegant card indeed.
    Have a great week . . . . especially Thursday lol!
    Ang x

  28. Beautiful - such an elegant design.

    Thanks for joining us at the CRAFT Challenge.

    Helen x


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