Sunday, 26 February 2012

Christmas Star and candy winner

Its been a lovely sunny day here today so we went out and had a walk at the coast. I know the sun was shining but it was still cold. It is only February after all. The sun seems to go to some people's heads as I saw a few people looking ridiculous in shorts and T shirts. They must be hardier than me as I had a hoodie and my Winter coat, hat and gloves on still.

So, onto my card which features a gorgeous Pink Gem image, edged with DI worn lipstick and coloured with Promarkers I went for a darker brown teddy for a change, using walnut, cocoa, cinnamon and caramel. I've actually managed to use the last of my Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses papers. I've doodled a border on the background paper and image too. As much as I loved this pack it was so satisfying to actually finish a paper pad. I've used an MS holly border punch, some tartan ribbon and some star buttons tied with wire.
Challenges:
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Ribbon and/or charm
A Gem Great sketch
Simon Says Use 3 designer papers
My Mum's Craft Shop Buttons and ribbons
Basic Grey Wish upon a star

I've not been feeling too good today again so I am really hoping the doctor gets those blood test results tomorrow.

Oops, nearly forgot, the winner of my £10 Abi's Craft candy is ................

Congratulations Katina. Please e-mail me and I'll send you the voucher code.

25 comments:

Nina said...

congrats to the winner !
Lovely card - lucky you who have started making Christmas cards this early....

Hope the doctor will have good new for you !

:-) Nina

PS - I'm arranging an ATC swap if you want to join
http://www.ninashobby.blogspot.com/2012/02/atc-swap.html

Hazel said...

Delightful card - love the bright colours and the cute image - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 61 - hope to see you again soon x

Larisa said...

congrats to the winner !

angelique (anlou) said...

hiya sweetie
what a super cute card sweetie
thanks for the chance sweetie
katina congrats hunni, enjoy it
hugs angelique

Mamma Mia said...

Love the card Marianne - nice traditional colours! Helen x

Linda said...

What a cute card
hugs Linda

julie_woolston said...

Love your card Marianne and the papers are stunning.

So sorry your still not feeling well,hope you soon feel better.

Hugs Julie x

Lisa Jane said...

Hope you feel a lot better soon.\your card is so cute .. i love the little star buttons
Lisa x

Lisa said...

Hi Marianne, Gorgeous card! Love this image and lovely papers.

Sorry to hear you haven't felt too well again today.

Lisa x

PS: Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Sandra said...

Fab card Marianne, and many congratulations to the winner:) Sandra H

Vicky said...

Fabulous hun....and great dp's too :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Donna Mosley said...

Aww! this is so sweet Marianne, love the gorgeous image & papers.

Donna x

Katina said...

Oh Marianne, how cute is this?! Love the star buttons. I saw people in shorts too - madness!

Chuffed to bits I've won your candy - thank you! Will email you now.
xx

pinky said...

Love your cute little card Marianne. Just read about your little incident:9 I hope the tests come back asap, sometimes it more worrying wondering what is wrong. Get well soon.
Hugs
Pinky

Debbie said...

Hi Marianne...I love the Teddy, he's so cute.
Debbie x

Rica said...

Gorgeous Marianne, fabulous of colours and patters.......such a sweet image and sweat with all your little stars.

Happy you colour join with us at Basic Grey challenge
hugs
xx Heather xx

Sally said...

Hi Marianne
I have just had a few minutes to catch up on your blog.....I seem to have missed so many gorgeous cards :( Love the way that you can do all different styles too.
Love this bear, such a sweetie.
Hope you feel better soon.
Hugs Sally xxx

coops said...

gorgeous card marainne.love your rich colours and fab sweet bear :D

xx coops xx

debby4000 said...

So cute Marianne
luv
Debby

Lynsey said...

Hi Marianne this is a lovely Christmas card and such a sweet image!
Hugs Lynsey x

Gemma said...

Gorgeous Christmas card hun...

Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a challenge & good luck!!
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Jill said...

beauitiful card thanks for joining us at MMCS hugs Jill xx

Dawny P said...

What a lovely card chick. The papers you used are so pretty. Thank you for joining us this week over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge. Hugs, Dawny P :)x

Ruth said...

Beautiful card. Love all the details.

F.T said...

The star buttons are so cute. and the teddy bear is my favorite.

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