Saturday, 30 August 2014

My First Christmas Card

Good Morning bloggers, it's Saturday morning so It's time for a new challenge today at Allsorts.
This week is our lovely Mervi's turn to host and she would like to see 'Early Christmas Makes', I have made my first Christmas card, so thank you Mervi for getting me going.
Here is what I did, I used a Humphrey's Corner stamp, isn't he so cute, and decided to go bright with the colouring and then stick to white and blue for the rest of the card, oh and glamour dusted snow, snowflakes and the border along the bottom, it does really sparkle in real life, wish I could capture it on the photo.  The border is a Memory box die called Frostyville 98146, I can see this being used a lot this Christmas, I love it, thanks Brenda.

The sentiment I used is from our sponsor Flonz and is from the Merry Christmas set.

Don't forget to head over to Allsorts for all the details of this challenge, and to check out all the fabulous inspiration from my very talented team mates.

Here are the prizes on offer:-

Flonz $20 store gift voucher Also 12% discount offered on purchases to those entering the challenge

This is for the following challenges:-
1. Papertake Weekly - sketch #93 - Used the sketch
2. Simon says Stamp - Anything Goes (I used a memory box die)
3. Deep ocean - challenge # 85 - Something sweet (I used this sweet image)
4. Cute Card Thursday - challenge 336 - Anything Goes
5. Crafty Little fairies - #August - Cute & Cuddly
6. Polkadoodles - wk 34 - Christmas
7. Crafts 4 Eternity - #191 - Tic Tac Toe (I used Ink, Blue, Holiday theme)
8. Sweet stampin' - Embossing 

Stamps - Humphrey's corner, Flonz sentiment,
Papers - N/A
Colouring mediums - Spectrum Noirs, Distress Inks, 
Tools - Grand Calibur, Memory Box Dies, Snowflake punches, 
Embellishments - Glamour dust, 

Thanks for popping by my blog.
Happy crafting
Tracy x


brenda said...

I do like Humphrey and your card using him is a delight Tracy, I know how hard it is to capture sparkle on photos but it does actually show up well. And I knew that die would see some action with you.

B x

Wendy L said...

So cute Tracy. xxx

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Lol I knew you haven't started yet!
Gorgeous card, beautiful sparkle and cute image.
Happy weekend;-))m

Sarah said...

Beautifully cute festive card Tracy, love the image x

PoppyKCrafts said...

Great card and thank you for joining in with the Get Organised for Christmas Challenge over at Have fun and Keeeeeeeeep Crafting Katie DT xx

Ellie said...

So very cute!!

scrappyjacky said...

Very cute....I haven't made my first one yet.

Lin said...

First time visiting your blog, Tracy - love your header! And I love the direction you went when you colored this cute image - what a unique Christmas card! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

debby4000 said...

Adorable card.

Craftnut said...

Lovely card for this weeks theme Tracy x

Pamellia Johnson said...

What a great Christmas card! I am so in love with your little elephant and his toy reindeer! I just love all your soft blues, so wintery and festive! :)

Melanie Joyce said...

Super-cute card! Thanks for joining in with us over at the Polka Doodles challenge x

paper fun said...

Gorgeous card. I love snowflake border die. It is really beautiful.

Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity.


Helen said...

So cute! Love that border die too!
Thanks for playing at the Crafty Little Fairies!
Helen x

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Tracy, love the Humphrey stamp - too cute.
Hope you are ok and Bobby has enjoyed his first day back at school x Susan x

Wedgie said...

Very cute creation!
Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

mixamatoasties said...

Cute card.

Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin' this week.


Cass said...

Fab card.Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
Cass xx

Rosebuds n Ribbons said...

Such a beautiful card
thanks for joining us a Get ready for Christmas Polkadoodles Challenge
Susan DT xx