Friday, 17 June 2016

Adding Sparkle

Good morning. Today's post is for Winter Wonderland's challenge  "Add some Sparkle". Our host is Anet this time. A very brief post because it is quite late and I need to schedule this post for morning. I am off to the Blenheim Palace Flower Show with my friends from WI and we are hoping for fine weather.  Keeping our fingers and toes crossed anyway.

My Card

6" square red base card
Backing paper - Home for Christmas - Papermania
Digi image -Wonder of Christmas
(Sponsor image - Crafty Sentiment Designs)
Icicles die - Joy!Crafts
Lacy Circles - Spellbinders
Create a Flake 5 - Spellbinders
Coloured with Promarkers
Red gems from stash

The sparkle isn't showing up too well but I can assure you it is there!

Please pop across to the blog and check out what the rest of the Snowflakes DT have produced. Maybe you will be inspired to join in with our challenge and win a super prize. Our sponsors are :

Winner to choose 3 digis from store.

£10 voucher for the winner

Don't hang around.  This is a great opportunity to get ahead with your Christmas cards so you don't have a mad dash in November!!

Take care and enjoy the coming weekend.



  1. Morning Christine,
    Lovely card, Hope you have a lovely trip and the weather is kind to you. We have rain at the moment, hopefully it will pass.

  2. Gorgeous sweet card. Have a lovey time at the show

  3. Hi Christine, lovely card, well I love anything with snowmnen. Great design and papers,enjoy the flower show, Kate x

  4. Hi Christine,
    what a brilliant card.
    I love the fab red colour, and that paper used is fantastic.
    Wonderful image of the snowman also.
    The sparkle looks great.
    Have a wonderful day out today.
    Love and biggest hugs from my house to yours.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  5. Lots of sparkle Christine on the card and surrounding this happy snowman image. A beautiful card. Hope you have a lovely day and may the weather be kind to you.

  6. Beautiful card Christine with a lovely dusting of sparkle on this adorable image. Enjoy your weekend. hugs, Pat K x

  7. Great image Christine. A fabulous card x

  8. Beautiful card Christine. Hope you had a good day at the flower show.

  9. What a fabulous card, lovely image and gorggeous papers..xx

  10. A lovely card - I love this snowman image and it looks great with your glitter.
    Kath x

  11. Because Christmas just would be right without sparkle and shine! Super card, Christine, Hope you are well.
    hugs Asha

  12. Your card is really grand!
    1. love the paper
    2. love your design
    3. love the sparkel
    4. and most of all I love your snowman with his little
    sandy xx

  13. Brilliant card, great image, sparkle and design.
    Hope you had good weather for your trip.
    I am way behind, I seem to have managed to miss so many of yesterday's cards.
    Patricia xxx

  14. Lovely card Christine and love the snowman! hope you had a lovely time huggles Sue xx

  15. Just love this snowman card he is just gorgeous hope you had a great day at the Flower Show love and hugs Carole x

  16. Beautiful card Christine. I love this image.
    Lou xo

  17. Hi Christine
    Fun and festive and using one of my favourite paper pads.
    You can see the sparkle in all its glory.
    So disappointed to have missed Blenheim but certainly aiming for the motorcycle museum.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

  18. Morning Christine, it's a lovely sunny day here and yesterday was a good day at hospital, lots of positives! Super little snowman here, a great Christmas card and not too bulky to post. Hope you enjoyed the flower show, Jx

  19. Oh sounds like a fun day for you, so hope the weather cooperates. Sunshine always makes the flowers glow better I think! Speaking of glowing, the sparkle shows up quite nicely on my monitor for this little Snowy. Especially on the corner snowflake. He's a cutie and love his checkered scarf, which I am guessing you paper pieced. Nice layout and great coloring too. Glad you had a chance to check on the cut out tutorial, and look forward to seeing your efforts. I'm finding it seems to make a difference as to just what flower I select! But it's fun to try, anyway! TFS & Hugs. Enjoy your outing.


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