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Sunday, 22 July 2012

Christmas in July

Hi guys, 
Well summer is finally here, let's hope it lasts, and here's me putting a Christmas card on my blog!! lol 
Over at Addicted To Stamps challenge our theme this time is 
Christmas in July
Did you guess? lol

This card is also for my DT  Mid week card at Totally Tilda where the challenge is to use a Magnolia sentiment, remember it must be by Magnolia
This adorable Magnolia stamp is from an older collection but I love her, she is a dream to colour,talking of which she's been coloured with my distress re-inkers as is the background too,
For the edges I've used some fabby Snow Tex, think I'm finally getting the hang of this stuff!


All my paper edges are distressed with my distress tool and edged with vintage photo distress ink,
I've used small and larger stars on the background too,
I've made my own blue colour for the cream seam binding using DI's, great fun!

Items used
Magnolia Text  stamp ~ Sweet Christmas Dreams 
Magnolia Stamp ~ Silent night Tilda
Doo Hickey ~ so wrapped lovely tag
Papers ~ Inkido forever collection ( love these)
Spellbinders 2010  snowflake pendant die
Inkido ~ Carte Postale stamp
Tim Holtz Alterations ~ Snow Flurries die
Snow Tex
Cream seam binding
Flowers ~ WOC
Ribbons  Live and love crafts (Love these too)
Craftwork cards blank
Cheesecloth


Challenges
Bizzy Becs ~ Flowers
TOMIC ~ want to see red, green and white plus stars
Stampavie and more ~ Christmas in summer
Hooked on crafts ~ Christmas in July

Thanks for looking,
Happy Crafting,
Hugs Liz xx

26 comments:

Chrissy said...

Beautiful image and colouring Liz, love all the details and fabulous shape..gorgeous.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

She's lovely Liz, love your colours it really looks cold there

jacqui x

debby4000 said...

Oh WOW, absolutely love your gorgeous card.
luv
Debby

Inkypinkydelights said...

Beautiful card Liz! Hope your weekend is going well, Judy x

Dragonlady said...

Super stunning Liz, love the heart. Beautiful colouring too. Have a great day.

HUgs Ali x

Cordine said...

It's gorgeous!
Hugs
Cordine

arjette said...

It's beautiful Liz!!! We used the same image...

gr. arjette.

Tasha said...

Stunning card Liz :-) Love all of the dies and the image is beautifully coloured.
Have a wonderful Sunday
Hugs
Tasha
xxxxx

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous gorgeous winter card ♥

Kim said...

Stunning christmas creation! Love it.

Hugs Kim

Janny said...

WOW Liz it's beautiful, hugs Janny

Janette said...

Hi Liz, Well I don't care what time of year it is, this is a stunning card, very sweet and oh so pretty....xx

coops said...

so stunning liz.your design is fabulous and gorgeous tilda :D

xx coops xx

coops said...

so stunning liz.your design is fabulous and gorgeous tilda :D

xx coops xx

Tracey said...

Gorgeous card! Love the snowflakes and bling you added to them. The colouring on your image is beautiful.
Hugs

Susy said...

This is stunning, Liz!

HUGS SUSY

Teresa said...

Absolutely stunning card Liz, Love all your beautiful work. Hugs Teresa xx

Alberto said...

Hello Liz!
and WOWW!!! what a wonderful card! love everything about it! your coloring is out of this world and the colors you've used are wonderful!
great way to embellish it!

hugs, Alby

Nicole said...

Your card is such a beauty. I love the colours you used and then the gorgeous red flowers. Lovely. Hugs, Nicole

yvon said...

Hi Liz,
Finally i'm back in blogland (i hope) Wow, your card is just amazing, loving the blue color you've used on her coat and shoes. Just a gorgeous creation.
Hugs, Yvon

Kjersti said...

You have made some gorgeous cards lataly Liz, and this Christmas card is one of them! Love the cold blue & white colours and the snowflakes - the whole card is beautiful!
Have a nice week!
Hugs Kjersti:)

Sandy - Live & Love Crafts said...

Hi Liz,
Oh I love the frosty look of this card! Beautiful shape, gorgeous colouring and lovely details.

Hugz,
Sandy

Riet said...

What a wonderful card.

Hugs Riet.xx

Francy said...

Wow this card is stunning, I love the soft colours and the flowers are fantastic. You made a great work.
Thank you very much for playing at The Bizzy Becs this mounth. I hope to see your gorgeous creations in the next challenges.
Francy

Bizzi Hands said...

What a superb card.. i just love the christmassy feel and am thinking i should get started on my christmas cards too.. thanks ever so much for joining us at Bizzy Becs flower challenge.
Sally
xx

Romantyczka said...

Oh...that's so so pretty! Love your card!
Hugs and smiles