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Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Christmas is coming !!!!!





Hi Peeps,
 I've got two cards for you today, haven't I been good lol, especially seeing as they are Christmas cards and I don't do Christmas till November the 29th  at the earliest lol,

My first card is for The Sugar Bowl using the lovely sketch provided,and of course a gorgeous Sugar Nellie stamp called Santa with Lantern, wow I loved colouring this,
Challenges~ The Sugar Bowl
I coloured him with copics and added a little glamour Dust for his trim, with a hint of gold stickles in the lamp he also has Diamond Glaze on his boots, well we can't have Santa with wet feet now can we lol,

Papers are Dovecraft  Let it Snow, Small tags are a sissix die,

My second card is using a Magnolia Tilda stamp, this time she's coloured in Distress inks, need more practise with these lol, but I enjoy using them, again there's a lot of glamour dust, stickles and sparkle, well it is Christmas lol,
Challenges, Just Magnolia, ~ Fab Sketch,   Totally Tilda ~ Handmade Flowers,


The same papers were used for this too and to fit with the sketch and colour scheme I just added the tag, the flower is made up of a Marianne die which has all three flowers on it, the stamens is a L-EM punch, Snow flakes are a cuttle bug die and I've cut them out of Glittered card,
I'm trying to catch up on my commenting after Mr Bloggers tantrums, hope he's all better today, I think I'm getting a cold, oh the joys of shopping in town with people coughing and spluttering near you lol,
Have a nice day!





23 comments:

Cheryl said...

morning hun these are 2 awesome cards,both so beautifully detailed love the images on both,and the papers you have used are gorgoues,hugs cheryl xxxx

Miria said...

Hi, Liz. As you know, Christmas has already come on my blog ... and it's coming later! These cards are just gorgeous! I love both of them, their sketches, the images and all the lovely embellishments! Hugs. Miria
p.s. Last weekend we went to Tuscany where we have got a house, but it was last holiday 'cause I've gone back to work :(

Crafty Chris said...

Hi Liz
wow 2 stunners both are gorgeous, thank goodness all is well with with today, fingers crossed.
Chris x

Lynne said...

Just gorgeous!! and your colouring is beautiful :o) thanks for joining the Totally Tilda challenge xx Lynne xx

Vicky said...

Two really gorgeous cards Liz... I really love the idea of the tag behind the image.
Your santas so unusual, really like his lantern.

And I lurv....your new page...Gorgeous!!!

Gonna email you asap, missing me Liz fix....xxx
x
Vicky

Susie Sugar said...

Wow Liz two lovely cards
And Tilda looks fab , your Christmas flower is excellent I love it
Thanks for joining in the TT challenge this time
Hugs Susie and the TT Dream Team
xx

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Two fabulous cards Liz - love Tilda's furry edged jacket! Your new blog background is brilliant! Hope you're feeling better PDQ.
Hugs, Sylvia xxxx

martina's kaartjes said...

What fab cards !! I'm still not into christmas... =(
don't have any inspiration at the moment, the weather is too warm... so ...
You did a great job,
greetings, martina
x

Kim Piggott said...

Two utterly gorgeous cards Liz!
Love your sweet images and fabulous colours and designs!
Hope that cold goes away!
hugs
kim x

Christine said...

Hiya Liz wow another new blog page cant keep up..LOL love these fab creations Santa is very jolly & Tilda is Totally gorgeous..thanks for sharing & joining us at Totally Tilda chall.

smiles Christine xx

Miria said...

Thanks for your lovely comment! Yes, I work full time, I'm a teacher. Hugs. Miria

Crafty Chris said...

http://shop.ebay.co.uk/pinkthoroughbred2/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p4340

you will love this mostly all Tilda stuff, let me know what u think
Chris x

Elaine said...

Two beautiful cards Liz. Lovely colour schemes.
A very jovial Santa Claus!
Thanks for playing in the Sugar Bowl challenge.
Hope you feel better soon.
Love Elaine xx

Sarah said...

I thought I was getting lost until I realised you had changed your design again lol - it is fab, are you just bored or does it offer more facilities?
Both your cards are fabulous - I love cubby Santa's as they are always so jolly. Well Christmas will be upon us soon so better get my finger out and make a few more, thank you for your inspirational input. Hugs Sarah x

craftykitten said...

Hi Liz,
gorgeous card hun. This must be one of my fave Tilda's and you have coloured her beautifully. Love the fur on her jacket, great flowers too. Thanks for joining in our Make Your Own Flowers challenge at Totally Tilda.
Hugs
Dawn x

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my two beautiful cards the design, colours and images are fabulous I love them both.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Larisa said...

Nice card Liz!!! wow!!! You won a blog candy here
http://sassydesignsbysusie.blogspot.com/2010/09/candy-winner-happy-birthday-reid-xx.html

Stampin Mindy said...

What a beautiful Christmas card. I love the fluff on the coat. Gorgeous work!

Thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia.

Hugs, Mindy

Miria said...

Hi, hun. You've probably already known, but that's my job, to tell you won something, this time it's Susie Sugar's blog candy. Congrats! Miria

Lilian said...

Liz, your cards are so elegant! Gorgeous colors and details...I love the fur trims! Thanks for joining the Sugar Bowl Challenge!

Nicola said...

Gorgeous cards Liz, fabulous images and papers and Tilda´s fur loks awesome.
Hugs,
Nicola -x-

Roberta Laliberte said...

Both cards are awesome! Love the homemade pointsetta! Haven't seen that yet!

Thanks for playing along with Totally Tilda!

xoxoxox

Mandy said...

Beautiful cards hun, fabulous colouring and so sweet.
Jim a garibaldi and a sip of water will do sob sob lol
love n hugs Mandy xx