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Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Noelcarol - Saturated Canary.

Whooooooooooooo hooooooooooooooooooo...... I've finally done it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My first Christmas card :), and not a hint of red or green anywhere.
I chose to do another of Krista's beautiful girls, Noelcarol.

Not a hint of traditional card but I finally got to use my Spellbinders Holly motifs and accents, bought them a few months ago with the idea of starting early.. yea... well it is only July. She is cut with SB long rectangles and accented with scalloped long rectangles. The silver backing is embossed with SB Impressibilities snowflakes.and my only other additions were pearls and ribbon from my stash and backing paper insert from Crafters Companions adorable cd.

She is coloured as always with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Prisma pencils and I did add a little liquid pearls for her buttons and on her boots.

Managed to get a photo without me showing as a reflection on it :)

Thank you so much for looking and for the encouragement you show me


Lorraine said...

Your 1st Christmas card - well done you!! And what a fab one it is. Love the image and colours.
And thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers too.
Lorraine x

Kara Lynne said...

Oh, Eileen, she's gorgeous and that blue with silver is wonderful! I love the pearls too.

Pat K said...

Oh my goodness Eileen, this is the blue and silver - gorgeous inside and out.

Oh...and I need to shop where you do! New SB's ...mmm...mine are not supposed to ship until Aug/Sept.

Can't wait to see what you come up with. Hugs, Pat K.

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie this is absolutely gorgeous, huggles Pops x x x

Shelby said...

Knock me over with a feather...this card rocks. Love how you've embossed the silver in the background, the die cuts are amazing and your coloring is top notch. Beautiful Christmas card.


karen said...

Beautiful Eileen, hugs,Karenx

Unknown said...

And it's a stunner Eileen. The image is just gorgeous and I love your colour choice!! Your colouring is wonderful and layout brilliant. Well done, the first of many. Luv & Hugs, Trish xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Eileen...lovely image and

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

This is gorgeous Eileen! Love the none traditional colours and the embossed foil - fabulous. I have those rectangle Spellbinders but struggle to find images for them so don't use them much! Love the holly Spellbinders too xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh Eileen it is never too soon for Christmas, and how thankful you will be when Christmas is approaching too. What a lovely card! Thanks for your lovely comment on my Blog today, it really does keep me going. Today my mojo has just taken a hike! Judy x

coops said...

so stunning eileen.gorgeous colours and image and i love your diecuts :D

xx coops xx

Ann Marie Governale said...

Hi Eileen- Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving such a sweet comment!! I came by to visit you- love your cards, too!! I am now your newest follower! Loving the Christmas card without red or green!!! Have a great day!
xxx Ann Marie

Andy Llewelyn-Brinsley said...

Well Done you!!! Brilliant news (to follow soon), so well deserved and I am delighted for you, anyone would be lucky to have you and I'm sure you will shine like the 'Star' you really are x
Brilliant card too, I love blue for christmas and rarely used trad colours, why bother, everyone uses those colours. I got my spellbinder POW today, £225 worth of dies, all new and not available until the end of august, got a beautiful one with cherry blossom branches and flowers on, proper gorgeous.
Anyhoo, you take care and speak again soon,

Anonymous said...

She's just beautiful, love your colouring, hugs julie P

Nannieflash said...

Oh wow Eileen, that is just stunning, I love your colouring, and the die cuts are just gorgeous. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Patty Sue 2 said...

Hi Eileen!
I am your newest follower and team member at THe Paper Shelter! I have had a fun time looking at your lovely blog and beautiful work! I am in awe! Blessings!

Kjersti said...

This is gorgeous Eileen, beautiful colours and a great image!
Have a nice day!
Hugs Kjersti:)

Trish and Treasure said...

Hi Eileen,
Adorable card, love these die cuts too!! I like how you finished off with pearls, I always forget about them in my stash!
Hugs Trish xx

Unknown said...

O wow this is stunning, love the image and all the gorgeous dies on your card.. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xx

Unknown said...

Hi Eileen, what a wonderful card. Love the shimmer and your dies are fab.

Great colour choices and colouring as well.

Thanks for joining in with us this time at The Cutie Pies.