Thursday, 13 November 2014

Christmas gifts


It's the very cute James again for my card today. One of my lovely blogging friends Annette mentioned that she had this duplicated and I said I would love to buy it to add to my collection. She very generously sent it to me and wouldn't take any money for it. Wasn't that kind of her.
Image - LOTV
Medium - Copics
Papers - Dovecraft 12 days of Christmas (another new purchase)
Die - Joanna Sheen stocking garland
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
Tag - bought in USA

Challenges
The Ribbon Girl Lovely Lili- Christmas card 
The Cutie Pie Furry festive friends 
Stamping Sensations Christmas 
LOTV Merry Christmas 
Let's Craft and Create animal antics
Sketchy colours Great sketch
Fantastic Tuesday Add ribbon

29 comments:

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Ooh wow, love this! Gorgeous paper and fabulous colouring on that sweet bear. Hugs, Wends x

Sue said...

How kind of Annette to give this adorable stamp. Your card is gorgeous, I love the papers and cute stockings garland.
Sue xx

Sarah said...

Sounds like James has a lovely new home Marianne and yes, Annette is a lovely , kind lady!! Great card, love the stocking bunting in the corner and the fabulous plaid papers too. Great fur, perfect for The Cutie Pies!! Good Luck!! Sarah xx

Sammy said...

This is one of my favourite James stamps, and he's currently sitting on my desk waiting to be inked up again :-)

Gorgeous card Marianne. I love the colours and the adorable stocking bunting! x

Squirrel x said...

That's the kind of gesture that has darling Annette written all over it, she's a star. And no harm in sharing some James love is there - especially when he looks this great. Gorgeous card hun, love those new papers. Hugs xx

julie_woolston said...

How lovely to be given this gorgeous stamp of James, he is gorgeous and I love the papers too, a beautiful card.
Hugs Julie xxx

Lucy Woods said...

Oh I wanted this image too but he's now retired unfortunetely!
Gorgeous card Marianne I love the tartan and hanging stockings
Lucy x

Bad Kitty said...

beautiful card

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Marianne, love your card, James is always worth looking at, love the tartan paper and thoses little stockings.
Sorry not to have been commenting, just not got back into the stride after having been a way and work.
scrolled through and your latest cards are as always lovely, hugs Kate x

Whisper said...

Aaah what a sweetie and how nice of Annette to send it to you too - great layout and am loving the stocking banner, Luv Sam x

Linda Simpson said...

This is gorgeous Marianne, love image is gorgeous as are the embellishments.
Hugs
Linda xxx

coops said...

love this marianne.the rich colours and papers are stunning and your bunting and bear are fabulous ;D

xx coops xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

What a great gift Marianne and he is so sweet. Love the colours and papers and the cute stocking banner is adorable.
Lorraine

Sandra H said...

So beautiful is your card and gorgeous image coloured to perfection too!

brenda said...

Your card is so pretty Marianne and just perfect for our Christmas theme.

Thanks so much for sharing your lovely work with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

B x

Kari said...

This is a fabulous card!Love the colours and great take on the sketch!
THank you for joining Sketchy Colors this week and good luck!
Smiles,Kari :)

Shona Hamill said...

Gorgeous card Marianne, James is one of my faves and that stocking die is fab, that might just have to go on my Santa list! Thank you for sharing with us at the Cutie Pie Challenge. Shona xx

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Marianne - uber cute image and I love the stocking banner :o)
Debs xx

Jacee said...

Such a sweet card Marianne, lovely papers, great design, love it!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

scrAPpamondo said...

Beautiful scottish style card!

Wendy said...

Adorable and so gorgeous, fab stocking banner.
Wendy xx

Carol S. said...

Adorable James! Coloured beautifully and love the stocking banner. Gorgeous card. Hugs, Carol S.xx

misteejay said...

Lovely card Marianne - James looks perfectly at home.
Toni xx

Lorraine Clinch said...

Great card Marianne, such a cutie, your colouring is fab too. Thanks for joining us at LCC.
Lorry :o) xx

pinky said...

This is absolutely adorable Marianne, love the rich colours. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month.
Pinky

Annette said...

I love him!!! :0)
James is one of my fave bears (probably my most fave) and you've made him look adorable.
Huge hugs!
Annette
xx

Jane Savage said...

Wonderful colouring, great papers and a fab layout! I love it all!!
Thank you for joining us at the Cutie Pie Challenge. Jane xxx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie's. Sue x

Erica said...

Such a great card, Marianne! I love the little stockings!

Thanks for joining our Lili of the Valley 'Merry Christmas!' challenge!

Good Luck!

Hugs

Erica x