Saturday, 6 April 2013


Good Day to You All

I hope you are enjoying the weekend.

Hello to my new follower Karen - thank you for choosing to follow my little world I really appreciate it and I'm so very flattered.

It's Saturday again so it's challenge time over at Totally Gorjuss and this week the theme is Anything Goes + Sparkle.  Our generous sponsor for the challenge is J & C Creations so if you want to be in with a chance to win £10 to spend on their on-line shop, then get your entries in over at Totally Gorjuss and as always, make sure you check out what the wonderful DT ladies have made for your inspiration.

Here is my card:

Yup, this is my first Christmas card this year - I remember saying that I was going to make at least one Christmas card a week so I am just a tad behind! ;oO

The recipe for the card is:

Papers:  Carta Bella - Winter Fun
Stamp:  Nellie Snellen - Dawn's - Hokey Pokey
Snowflake Dies:  Cheery Lynn - Snowflake 5 and Snowflowers Set 2
Sentiment Die:  Die-namics - Mix and Match Banner

The image has been coloured with Copics:

Skin:  E11 E00 E000 / R20 R30 (cheeks)
Hair:  E27 E25 E23 E21
Jacket:  R29 R27 R24 R22
Skirt:  B01 B00 B000 B0000 / C1 (shading)
Present:  R29 R27 R24 R22 / B01 B000
Shading:  W5 W3 W1 W0

I have outlined the image with Neutral Grey Pan Pastel
The papers have been edged with Walnut Stain Distress Ink
I have given the snowflakes a good dose of Glamour Dust

Here is a final picture to show you of the inside of the card:

And there you have it.

Thank you for taking the time to stop by and visit me.

I hope you have a fabulous weekend.

Ta ta for now.


debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous.

Doreen said...

Beautiful card,love the gorgeous image and

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Hazel. I love the sweet image, wonderful colouring and beautiful papers.
I hope you have a good weekend
hugs Sue xx

rachel said...

this is just gorguss Hazel - love the image and that paper is just fab xx Have a great weekend! Hugs Rachel x

Tanya said...

So gorgeous Hazel, I haven't made any Christmas cards this year yet :O must get on that!

Tanya xx

karen said...

So gorgeous Hazel! hugs, Karenx

Pat said...

Beautiful Christmas card Hazel, lovely cute image. Have a good weekend.

Pat xx

coops said...

so stunning hazel.gorgeous sweet image and i love your design and papers :D

xx coops xx

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Hazel - adorable image - so perfectly coloured and the snowflakes are stunning.
Have a great weekend.
Debs xx

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

It's beautiful, Hazel! And YAY for you on starting your Christmas card stash! I always say I'm going to do that but never do. LOL
Huggies & Sweet Blessings ~

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

LOVE this card Hazel! Such gorgeous papers, layout and colouring!! I love this image, it's such a cutie. Might have to start my Xmas cards a little earlier this year! Big hugs, Wends xxx

Kathleen said...

Superb card, love all the embellies.

Kath x

May said...

Stunning card Hazel, Beautiful papers & Gorgeous image.. Hugs May x x x

fabiola jaques said...

oh la la ce qu'elle est mignonne, biz

Faye said...

Wow, wow, wow, I simply love it. Fab papers. X

Bettina L. said...

What a beauty Hazel. Love the desig with the snowflakes with sprakle and that image is so beautifully designed. Hugs Bettina xx

Pia S said...

What a great Christmas card! Love the patchwork look of the background, it works so well with the image. So sweet and colorful!

Carol said...

This is a gorgeous Christmas card Hazel, love the patchwork background. Carol x

Debbie said...

Oh this is so darn cute Hazel.I love these papers - must have a look for them myself - fancy tempting me!!!! Beautiful image too.Big hugs Debbie x

Kathleen said...

Stunning card Hazel but they always are, love the colours.
Hope you are well.

Kath x

Shelby said...

Love the color palette you've used with this card and of course your coloring is just wonderful


Joan Macdonald said...

Fabulous card inside and out Hazel.

Joan x

Sonia said...

Good afternoon my dear friend, I'm back from a short holiday in the mountains^_^
This card is really wonderful, very beautiful image and colors used^_^

agapanthus said...

Hi Hazel - thanks for the welcome! Love this card - its so pretty! Lovely papers and the fairy is fab!

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card.
Gr Elly

Susie said...

Oh, she's so cute! Love the colours too! Susie x

scrappymo! said...

Might only be your first this year...but it is a little beauty.
Love this pretty image and the fab hexagon DP!
Just popping through catching up...can't seem to get a routine back so I am always needing a good nosy through to catch up!