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Thursday, 23 August 2012

Christmas Star - LOTV


Good morning everyone and welcome to my new follower, your comments really are greatly appreciated.
I get worse. Not only do I miss deadlines for entering challenges, but discovered this week that I say I have entered challenges and then find that I forgot to go back and enter after publishing my post............. duhhhhhhh... this old age thing must be really getting to me ;-)

I think I must have caught the Christmas bug as I couldn't resist inking up this cutie.


I wish I could get the camera to capture the sparkle of the glitter as I used lots of Glamour dust and  Ice crystals. She is one of the new releases from LOTV as is the backing paper and the sentiment. I cut her with a SB deckled rectangle and matted up with Bazzill basics. The corners are SB Holly Accents. Ribbon , peals and charm from my stash.



She is coloured as always with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Prisma pencils.


The inside reflects the front. If anyone is looking for Christmasy ribbon I bought this (and red and green) from Dunelm Mills, 12 m  rolls for under £2.


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35 comments:

Sarah said...

A gorgeous card Star! Love blues on Christmas cards! Great image and beautifully coloured! Enjoy your day!

Sarah x

Doreen said...

This is just beautiful Eileen,love the image.xxx

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Eileen, as usual, really love those Holly corners, think a shopping trip is in order.lol. great colouring and image. I think we must both be going through the same age thing , my memory is mush at the moment, unless its the heat. he he
Hugs Debs

Felicie said...

What a wonderful card Eileen.I love it.
Felicie

sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Eileen. I love the image and the colours and detailing are gorgeous. I know what you mean about trying to capture the sparkle, but I can definitely see it shining through on your card.

Hugs Sue

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous creation, love the colour & the ribbon & corners are fab!

Thank you for sharing with us at My Time To Craft, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Marie said...

Stunning card Eileen! Love the blue them of it and the wonderful design. I's just perfect1
Love nhugs
Marie

cotnob said...

This is a lovely Christmas card, sweet image and gorgeous blue papers.
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.
Pauline
x

Karen said...

Just gorgeous Eileen and so pretty too, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges.
xx

Jan Ltc said...

This is absolutely stunning xx Jan

Pat said...

Beautiful card, love the new LOTV images, just made a card with this one myself today, she is so cute. Thanks for joining in our challenge at MTTC this week.

Pat xx

tilly's crafts said...

gorgeous card Eileen, such a cute image! and please stop tempting me any more with the sentiments, etc.! I love the LOTV new release stamps & papers but will have to save some more pennies...!
Kim x

Lorraine said...

I love Christmas cards and this one is gorgeous! Love the image, one of my new favourites! and fabulous colours too.
Lorraine x

nnalorac said...

Your card is just gorgeous Eileen, love blue Christmas cards and I love your sweet image. Carolxx

andree said...

this is so so gorgeous, love it xx

Céline said...

oh my, so cute card, love the softness
have you see our Dt call? it will be a pleasure if you want to apply
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week
hugs
céline

Kjersti said...

A gorgeous card Eileen, so beautiful colours and a fab image - love all the pretty details on your card!
Have a nice friday!
Hugs Kjersti:)

Tina said...

this is just beautiful ! really is lovely . Thank you for sharing and for talking part over at The Crafty Pad this week . Tina x

Elizabeth Hart said...

Very sweet! really looks like winter with all the pretty blue and white you added. Just lovely. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.

Jennifer said...

This is sooo gorgeous! xx Jenny xx

Kandy's Krafts said...

This is beautiful and I just adore that image.

Hazel said...

Hi Eileen

Your card is stunning - I too struggle to get the camera to catch the sparkling glitter but I can see how much it sparkles.

A big thank you for dropping by to see me and leaving me some lovely comments.

I hope you have a great weekend.

Take care

Toodles

Hazel xx

Elaine said...

Fantastic work Eileen this is just gorgeous , love that sentiment tag too , great stamping , thank you for your kind words on my blog you are so kind well done Hugs Elaine

Time-To-Share said...

Hi Eileen, this is an absolute beauty!!! I just adore this image and your layout and sparkle are just gorgeous. Hope you are well and sorry I haven't been commenting much. Luv & Hugs, Trish x

lis-m said...

this is just stunning.. love that holly die cut.. and the sentiment too.
thanks for joining us over at Lili's Little Fairies this week. good luck!
hugs xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Hi Eileen, I am just passing through with a few comments and should be back in a few days time. What lovely cards you have been making this week! I love every one! Judy x

Lyndsey Marie said...

Gorgeous card, just love the sweet image. Fab papers and colours and love the beautiful ribbon.
Lyndsey xx

Vicky said...

Oh my goodness sweetie this is so gorgeous I adore this image & love the colour. I absolutely love blue on cards its my fave colour.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Also thank you so so verymuch for your lovely comment it really does mean the world to me mmwah xx

Shelby said...

Love all of the rich blues you've used in this design. Love how you've used the spellbinder die and of course your coloring looks amazing.

Shelby

Andy Llewelyn-Brinsley said...

Wow Eileen, this is one of the nicest christmas cards I have ever seen, you really didn't need to worry about capturing the sparkle it shows up quite well. I loe your choice of colour too, I have just bought a massive pile of blue and white dotted swiss cardstock for my christmas cards, it's MY traditional colour scheme!
Have a great week x x x

Sheila said...

Wow another gorgeous card Eileen, everything about it gorgeous x

Natascha said...

Lovely project! Thank you so much for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenge this time! Good luck!

Hugs, Natascha

Jayne A said...

Fantastic card.Thanks for joining us this time at Diva's.
Hugs
JAyne

TRACEY MO said...

Just gorjuss she so cute & love all of yur details.

Thanks for joining us at digi doodles shop challenge

Tracey dt

mandy said...

Fabulous card Hun,

I haven't got round to inking my christmas lotv's up yet she is one of the one's I purchased just can't seem to find the time lol

I love the blue tones you have used and the fab snowflake charm and all those lovely pearls

Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges

Hugs Mandy xxx