Saturday, 16 January 2010

Winter Wonderland #33 Plus Announcement

Welcome to my little blog. I am so pleased that you have popped in and I hope you like what you see. The snow is definitely on the retreat and parts of the garden are beginning to reappear. If it keeps thawing I should be able to get out and about again in a few days - I should be so fortunate.
This card was made for the Winter Wonderland Challenge where there was a wonderful sketch to follow. I decided to ink up a Penny Black stamp called "Coming your Way". I love these PB stamps with the hedgies - I think that they are really cute. The papers are Basic Grey's "Eskimo Kisses" and "Merry Dots" from My Mind's Eye. I cut the gold Mirra corners with a Cuttlebug folder and the other embellies are all from my stash.
It's a great comfort to know that I now have a Christmas card up my sleeve already. Maybe I won't end up in the rush I had in 2009.
Thanks for coming by and please leave a comment so that I know you've been. Any views you want to express are welcomed. It helps to know what people like and don't like. Your valuable time is appreciated.

Announcement - New Crafty Sentiments Challenge Blog

Tomorrow, Sunday 17th January, Crafty Sentiments are launching a new Weekly Challenge. Why not give it a chance and pop over tomorrow to join in the fun. Without your participation it will not be a success.

Enjoy your crafting and blogging day.
Hugs,

17 comments:

  1. Hi Fiona, thanks for your good wishes on my blog, it is better today, and I do have extra strong painkillers, so I think I will be okay, as the Pain Clinic says I have to "pat myself on the back, to congratulate myself that I am still alive"...mmmmm, but it does work and make you smile......we are nearly clear of snow here in Edinburgh Yipee, are you going to Ikea or Costco any time soon?

    I love this card and thank you so much for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week. I will pop over to Crafty Sentiments tomorrow.....take care, Hugs Avril xxx

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  2. Hi Fiona, Love your card, the stamp is really cute. Sketch is great too. I love using sketches. It takes the guess work away. Well done on starting your christmas cards

    Love Julie x

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  3. Hi Fiona,
    This is stunning love everything about it..it's my kind of card...can I put my name down now for it!! lol..the snow has nearly all gone here now as we have had rain yesterday and all night..take care.
    Mandy xx

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  4. Hiya hun!
    Gorgeous card! Love all the snowflakes and those corners are fab!
    Glad your snow is going now, ours is too - like you say, parts of my garden are reappearing, including all the old seed shells it had buried before the birds got to them! Ugh, what a mess!
    Oh, s'pose I had better say thanks for joining in at WW this week!! Well done hun!
    Have to check out that challenge tomorrow. . .
    Hugs,
    Teri xx

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  5. This card is really lovely, and that image is so cute. Love your colouring Fiona.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x
    p.s. I will pop over to the challenge tomorrow.

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  6. hiya what a lovely card all gels together perfectly and love your PB stamp.
    take care x

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  7. Just love this card, perfect little image. I will definitely drop in on the Crafty Sentiments challenge.
    Pinky

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  8. Hi Fiona. Love your card. The colours are beautiful & so is your image. Well Done on making a start on your Christmas cards. :-) Wishing you a lovely weekend. Gez.xx

    Will look out for the new challenge blog. :-)

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  9. Glad to hear the snow is going up there as well, we have a very wet day today, would be nice to have the windows or door open for more than a few minutes without getting cold or wet,or even go out.
    Adore that card, those snowflakes are so pretty,
    Hugs
    Angie

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  10. So cute Fiona! I'm with you on the Christmas card thing. I found a new blog called Bah!Humbug! that will be doing Christmas Challenges year 'round. I'm happy to get a head start too. xxD

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  11. A gorgeous card Fiona :o)

    Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

    Teri xx

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  12. Good to see your getting stuck into the Christmas cards already (have you thought of jining in the Bah Humbug challenge - it's weekly and all about Christmas cards. This one's gorgeous. Love the image and the snowflakes.
    Beryl xx

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  13. Hiya Fiona

    this is gorgeous, I love the snowflakes and how you have added touches of snow to the image. thanks for joining us this week

    Joey.x

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  14. Hi Fiona
    aww gorgeous card hun, cute image great colouring,fabby papers, luv all the snowflakes, sue.x

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  15. hi Fiona thanks so much for your lovely comments on my blog. Our snow is nearly gone too and now I can see all the work I have to do in the garden...lol. I love your card and the image is gorgeous. Hope you have a lovely weekend and can get out and about a wee bit for a change.
    xx Vee

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  16. this is sooooo cute! love the image and the snow! way to go on getting a start for 2010 Christmas (:

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  17. fab pb image, and pretty blue papers, gorgeous card. janex

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Hi, Thank you for visiting my little blog. I really appreciate you taking the time to leave a comment. They are all so helpful,
Hugs,
Fiona x