Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Lets Get Ringing

This is the second card for the challenge this month over at Lady Anne's  which is  to use this digi image by Priscilla Styles. Details of her site can be found here.
I suppose I did this the wrong way round really as I coloured the digi in first with  my Distress Markers and then went in search of papers to go with the colours I had chosen.
The red glitter card came from my star buy at NEC . £1 for a pad of 3 different colours.
The bell paper was a freebie from  Quick cards Magazine and is by Raspberry Road. The green another freebie from a magazine Forever Christmas Cards Paper Stack by Hot Off The Press. Sentiment was part of the same recycled  Christmas card that I used on the post below. Flat pearls from my stash and the card design is the current sketch over at Merry Monday 's Christmas Challenge.

Entering into the following challenges:
Lady Anne's #4: Use image by Priscilla Styles.
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge: Use sketch provided.
Jingle Belles: Merry & Bright.
Creative Craft World: Beat the Christmas Rush.
Crafty Hazel Nuts Extra: Anything goes.
Sparkles Christmas Challenge: Favourite festive Colours (Red/Green/Gold).
Pixie's Crafty Workshop: Use your snippets (sentiment).



SmilynStef said...

Great colors ... love that glittery frame ... so very glad you got Merry & Bright with us at jingle belles.

aussie aNNie said...

Awesome card. lovely the christmassy feel and it's not that far away is it..xxx

Di said...

Coo Mrs A, I like this loads! Fink I have the Raspberry Road papers and they really do go so well with your image - result!

Err, I thought you got some glitter card at AP, did you sneak off and cause mayhem at the NEC as well? :)

Hugs, Di xx

Doreen said...

Gorgeous card,love the fabulous image and design.xxx

Hazel said...

So I'm not the only one who colours an image first and then looks for the paper - anyway, it worked well for your lovely card - thanks for entering it into my CHNC challenge extra for May - hope to see you again soon. x

Karen Petitt said...

Fab Christmas card Mrs A. I regularly colour the image first and then struggle to find the right papers, but I am trying to remember to find the papers first lol! Karen x

Pat said...

Lovely Christmas card thanks for playing along with us at Sparkles Christmas Challenge this month.

Pat xx

Sandra H said...

Beautiful card Mrs A and the lovely image is a perfect finish for your card

Kathleen said...

Great image and like the way you have laid the card out, lovely and sparkly too.

Kath x

Barbara said...

Oh, I think I need to use more glitter, too! Pretty card!

Liz McGuire, said...

Very sparkly indeedy! Love it!

Liz x

Hettie said...

This is pretty Mrs! Have you not finished all your C cards yet?
I have 7 Girls looking very wet and bedraggled. Is there any room in your airing cupboard? I thought about bringing them in to roost on the fender but I know what I will come down to in the morning! Or else someone (yes you) will find your way in to my bed! Poo is awful to clean off sheets! I know as I had a sheet blow into the run once!

Bonnie said...

What pretty Christmas bells, Mrs. A! That bit of sparkle is so fun! I'm so glad you could join us at Merry Monday this week!

Christine Thamotheram said...

This is an absolutely amazing card. You have matched the colors so well despite everything.

Jules said...

Hi Mrs A

I am beginning to think that you already have more Christmas cards in your stock box than I have!!

Where does the time go?

This is a beauty.

Have a great day.

Love Jules xx

Wendy said...

So pretty, Mrs. A.! Love the bells and the pretty paper! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)

Notes by Nina said...

Lovely card Mrs. A, the added sparkle is wonderful. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Love the similar matching bg paper. Another lovely job with this months images!

Lisa D.

Rose said...

this is such a pretty image and wonderful card :)
so glad you linked up with CHNC Extra this month
Rose GD

Lady Anne said...

What a great card you have made using this fabulous image.
Love ~ Lady Anne
The Lady Anne

lauren bergold said...

such a pretty holiday card! thanks for joining our "merry & bright" fun at JINGLE BELLES!

Sharon said...

Beautiful cards love the colors. Thank You for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge
Lady Anne's: NanaVic's Challenge

MiniOwner said...

A super card! Thank you for joining in our Beat the Christmas Rush challenge at Creative Craft World.
Sue x

Sherry Eckblad said...

I am liking all that glitter. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

scrappymo! said...

Even tho you coloured first...you sure got a great match with these papers.
The pound paper for three was sure a bargain. Glittered paper here is a pound for one sheet and it is a bit too think and heavy. At the LSS it is over $2.00 each! Yep...you landed a great bargain!
The glittered paper looks great die cut around your image too!

Sandra H said...

Morning Mrs A.....Oh wow your card is absolutely stunning l love your Jingle bells and the colouring is stunning l too do the same colour the image first then match the papers so much easier thank you for joining in our challenge at Sparkles Christmas Challenge "Favourite Festive Christmas Colours" good luck and hope to see you again next time DT Member Sandra H xx

Marisa said...

Gorgeous bell image and papers. Love your take on this week's sketch! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week! PS: Love the meowing kitty on your side bar :)

Allisa said...

Love the touch of glitter! Thanks for playing with us at Merry Monday!

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Eeeeeek. OCD panic. I never colour an image without choosing papers first. I'm swooning just thinking about that. Or is it just because I feel naff? Either way, the papers are always chosen first and sometimes even next to my colour swatch chart. Oooh, I think I need a lie down. Gorgeous card, however you got to the result xx