Skip to main content

Make it Festive

Lili of the Valley recently launched 16 new Christmas stamps, and are getting ready to release another 20. It was difficult enough to choose just three from the last release so what pressure am I going to face in making my next decision. I already have some from the last release that I wanted to buy, including this gorgeous little angel. I didn't buy her but my friend Lesley kindly stamped her for me  and now I'm loving her. (The stamp and Lesley.)
This months challenge on the LOTV blog is to make it Festive, so I made up this lovely card. I also noticed that Winter Wonderland are asking for cute cards, well they don't come any cuter than this little angel.
Already I have received hints from friends about how they would love to receive this card at Christmas. I'd better get stamping and colouring.
I've entered this into the Lili's little fairies challenge as well, their theme is Christmas in August.


downrightcrafty said…
absolutely gorgeous thank you for sharing with us at the Winter Wonderland
hugs Kate xx

pls consider removing the word verification, as if like me a glasses wearer we struggle to complete these tasks. thank you
Erica said…
Hi Kathy,

Such a wonderful card! The colours are fantastic, very traditional!

Thanks for joining our Lili of the Valley 'Make it Festive' challenge, good luck!

Hugs Erica x
Little K Smith said…
Oohhhh thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland with this beautiful creation! I adore this little fairy and lovin the flowers too!
Little K Smith said…
Just popping back to say thank you for joining us at Lili's Little Fairies too! :D
antonina said…
one word - fantastic!!! :))
What a beautiful card - I love all the detail and the layout too.

Thanks for sharing at LLF this week.

Sharon x
Caroline Lovett said…
OMGosh your Christmas cards are gonna be too good to giver away :)

Popular posts from this blog

Vine Tutorial

On Monday morning I took part in the UKScrappers blog hop, who would have predicted the response to the flowers I had made for the layout. In particular the rose vine. I was flabbergasted, but promised I would let everybody know how I had done it. If anybody does make one of these vines please could you credit me and if posted in a blog I would appreciate a link back to me.
I was absolutely inspired by the gorgeous Prima vines, I have purchased many but due to the cost they remain in my stash, I am too frightened to use them because they are not cheap. They fall into the category of  'waiting for a special projrect'. This made me challenge myself to see if i could make something similar.
 Firstly you will need to gather your supplies
Florist wiresflorist paper tapepaper flowers - they need to have a 'tail' on them, I used these card stock to make leaveseither a leaf punch or die to cut leaves, I used these distress ink Cut as many leaves as you think you will need and ink …

Lost Contact

I've had no telephone or broadband since I last posted, isn't it amazing how we become so used to something then when it's taken away we can't live without it. I had made a few pages and cards to post but then no broadband. AAAGH! Anyway a lovely man came out today and it's all fixed, that nasty jack frost had caused the wires to break, fortunately it was outside or it would have cost me money. I spent my time wisely, I purged and organised. I've only had my craft room for 10 months and OMG what a mess. I have so much rubbish that I bought thinking it was a great bargain and haven't used,like cheap glitter glue coming out of my ears. I have every colour of Stickles that I love and always use, so why did I waste money on cheap stuff, anyway no more its gone. (Well actually its laying at the top of the stairs waiting to be boxed up and given away.) I've also outed a pile of punches, I don't need them now that I have my beloved Cricut, why oh why did …


Over the last few years sources one of my favourite sources of inspiration and a 'go to' for getting your creativity going again has become Pinterest. I think I use it almost as much as google. I recently saw this layout and knew I wanted to lift it. Here is the result

I loved its simplicity and I was able to use a photo that is almost 30 years old. See those scrabble type tiles, Ive had them years and was happy I could use some on here.