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Sunday, 17 November 2013

A new challenge over at Dream Valley

Good morning blogger friends.
 
I hope you are all having a good weekend. I am usually at work when this post goes live but I have today off and I plan to prepare for a craft fair at the end of the month. And tomorrow - I am going to see my granddaughter Evie. Cant wait for cuddles, I am so excited.
 
Today sees the start of a new challenge over at Dream Valley. We are being sponsored by Crafty Ribbons and the winner of this challenge will win a bag of goodies. The theme for this challenge is Clean and Simple.
 
I have used an image from LOTV "Swirly fir tree".
 
 
I have taken this picture with the red background as it was lost against white though I think it is a bit too red. I guess it makes it more Christmassy though.
 
 
I have used a paper pad form LOTV and I am going to be really sorry when this runs out.
 
 
I have combined a plain red ribbon (from my stash) and a tartan ribbon (from Asda) to make this bow.
Thank you all for stopping by. I will have more time to visit your wonderful blogs this week as I am not at work until Thursday. Yippee.
 
I will take some photos on Monday of Evie
 
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
 
Designed to color - Christmas/winter
Inky Impressions - Red/Green
 
Have a wonderful week.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


20 comments:

Margreet said...

Awesome card Sharon...love the papers and the tree!
Enjoy your Sunday!
♥♥♥ Margreet

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Beautiful card Sharon I love the tree image. The tartan paper and ribbon look fabulous really seasonal! Have lots of cuddles tomorrow! Susan x

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is very beautiful Sharon.

gr karin

Dawn C said...

Love the rich colours here Sharon, you can't beat red & green can you for Xmas? Lovely card x

brenda said...

Lush colours and ribbons, a super piece of artwork.

B x

Kelly Neis said...

So elegant! I love the image and the design of your card! Beautiful! You asked what die I used on my card, James the Bear? It is Go Kreate Filly #12. I hope you get them, they are so fun to create with.
Have a wonderful day!
Hugs Kelly

Sue said...

Stunning card Sharon, I love the image and gorgeous ribbon.
Enjoy your cuddles with baby Evie.
hugs Sue cc

Claire said...

This is a lovely card - love the image and gorgeous tartan paper. Hugs, Claire x

karen said...

Gorgeous Sharon, love the tartan, fabulous,hugs, Karenx

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Sharon - love the shape of the image and fabulous DP's
Enjoy your cuddles :o)
Debs xx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Sharon. The image looks fab and I love the cas design.
Hope you got lots of cuddles from Evie.
Lorraine x

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous image and a lovely card hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Doreen said...

Gorgeous card,thanks for sharing with us at Inky Impressions.xxx

coops said...

so gorgeous sharon.i love the tartan and stunning image and colours :D

xx coops xx

cotnob said...

Another fabulous card Sharon, I love your Christmas tree image and gorgeous bow.
I hope you enjoyed your cuddles with Evie.
Pauline
x

Jules said...

Loving all the tartan Sharon.

A great look!

Enjoy those cuddles with Evie .. .. can't wait to see some pictures!

Nothing better than a cuddle with a newborn baby.

Have a great day.

Love Jules xx

scrappymo! said...

Not too much red at all! It is Christmas themed after all. I love how you sort of shaded the edges of the background...looks fab.

I really like the tartan on this card...it is traditionally Christmas and it looks fabulous!

The triangle tree was a brilliant idea...great design!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so pretty and it totally feels like Christmas.

Penny said...

What a beautiful, festive card, Sharon! I love that pretty image! Love the DP, design, beautiful bow and added sparkle, too! :^)
Hugs, Penny
Looking forward to those baby photos! :^)

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering this delightful card for my CHNC challenge extra for November - love that bow - hope to see you again soon. x

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