Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Crafty Calendar, Stamp Something & Stampavie & More

Still making Christmas cards although it's too late to send them - I'm now working on the principal I will be well prepared for next year. I managed to fit in three challenges with this card - Crafty Calendar wants sparkle, Stamp Something is Holiday somethings (what with plenty of snow around and holidays, who wouldn't want to build a snowman and Stampavie & More is Snowmen.

The image is the gorgeous snowman from Penny Black that the lovely Sandie sent me (along with the sparkly snowflake brads), coloured with Copics and the snow is Art Glitter Faux snow. I cut the frame for the image with Nestie labels 1 and the corners with the provocraft vintage corners. The whole thing looked a little flat so I braided some thread to place around the frame and tied it in a bow at the top.

Today's picture is the Christmas Tree outside my bedroom window. I did decorate it with fat balls for the birds but i can't see them anymore, hope the birds can, unless they've already eaten them.


SheilaS said...

Another of your beautiful cards Heather. With so much going on before xmas with your move you can be forgiven for being late sending them out. Love the xmas tree.

Sandra1968 said...

This is a beautiful card, Heather, and I like your corners a lot.
And wow, do you have a big X-mas tree!

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Heather
I just love that snowman, fabulous colours and design.

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Wonderful New Year!!

Karen x

Moni said...

So gorgeous as always, you are lucky you have done some cards, but I didnt do any! So love the image and fab papers and yolours you have used! Great pic! hughs,moni

Christine said...

Hi again Heather great PB snowman very icy looking colours Brrrr & wow your tree is amazing just needs some lights...LOL.
Merry Christmas & best wishes for a healthly & peacefull 2010.

Hugs Christine xx

Sandie said...

Gorgeous card Heather. So glad you could get to use the snowman. Beautiful colours and I love the design.

Have a wonderful Christmas :)

Kim Piggott said...

Love your fantastic card!
So beautifully coloured and gorgeous detail!
Loving that tree it is amazing!
Happy Christmas!
kim x

Tracy said...

Beautiful, I absolutely love it.
Merry Christmas
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Cathy said...

Heatherthis is fab!! I adore Snowy, he is so cute, especially with those rosy cheeks and nose. Great colouring and fab papers and details.
If I don't get chance to pop back before the big day have a fantastic Christmas.
Cathy xx

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Heather,i love your image and papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Sue said...

Hi Heather
aww gorgeous card coloured brill as always, luv the PB image, aww ya tree looks stuniing hun, wishing you and yours a lovely Christmas & Happy Healthy New Year, hugs sue.x

Wilma said...

another gorgeous card Heather and i love the pics you are showing us - we have a lot of snow here as welland its -7 here tonight -fffffffreezing :) xx

debby4000 said...

Adorable snowman and wonderful card.

Unknown said...


Thank you for sharing your blog with us through this year.
I wish you a very merry christmas and the happiest of new years, and I look forward to catching up on your blog through 2010.


Sheena xx

Chrissie said...

Another gorgeous card Heather and I love your outside tree!
I've so enjoyed visiting you this year and I look forward to more of your lovely creations in 2010.
Wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas and a peaceful and happy New Year.
I do hope you received my e-mail and card.

Jo Nevill said...

Such a gorgoeus card Heather.

Wishing you and your family a very happy Christmas and best wishes for the New Year. Hope we can meet up again.

Huge hugs,

Jo xxx

Georgia said...

Such a stunning card Heather - I love the wintery feel! Good on you for preparing for next year, lol! The ribbon and corners look really pretty and the snowman is lovely!
Hope you have a fantastic Christmas and Happy New Year, and that tree looks stunning all covered in snow! :)
Love, Georgia xx

cheryl said...

wow stunning hugs cheryl xxxxx

Martine said...

ooo this is beautiful sweetie, so sparkly :), Also just wanted to pop by and wish you a very merry christmas, i hope that you have a lovely one :), Take care darlin



Barbara said...

It's a beautiful card and such a gorgeous tree! You have lovely views from your home, especially with the snow. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and prosperous 2010! I so enjoy your creations and look forward to more in the year to come!


Michele Roos said...

Gorgeous card Heather. Love the cute snowman image and the colouring also. Hope you and your family have a lovely Christmas. Hugs Michele x

Pauline said...

WOW!! Gorgeous. Happy Christmas!


Moni said...

Hi Heather, just to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas! Hugs,Moni

Dawn said...

Wow what a fantastic view Heather,


Dawn said...

Forgot to say what I pooped by to say
hope you had a great Xmas


Desire Fourie said...

Loving your real Xmas tree. Trust you had a wonderful Xmas with your loved ones. Wishing you a wonderful and happy 2010.

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