Wednesday, 8 September 2010

LOTV #63 & Charisma Cardz #35 & CRAFT #66 & An Award

Hi Girls this is a long post warning - this one could take forever. Thanks for dropping in on me to see what is on offer today. I appreciate your time and interest.
The weather yesterday was horrendous - very strong winds and heavy rain - no more sitting out in the sun. Anyway I better get on with this post.
I made this card to enter it into three challenges. Lili of the Valley provided a wonderful sketch, Charisma Cardz wanted something inspired by a song (I chose "White Christmas") and CRAFT asked for something to do with "Man's Best Friend". I inked up LOTV's "Dropping the Shopping" and coloured it using my Copics Ciaos. I used two papers from My Mind's Eye's "I Believe" double sided series - "Berries" and "Trees". I also used Bazzil to mount. The embellishments were made using a Nestabilities Poinsettia set, a Snowflake set and two smaller Snowflake punches. Ribbons and pearls are from my stash. The sentiment was cut out using the 2nd smallest die from the Neastabilities No 4 Label set.
I hope you like this card enough to spend a little extra time to laeve a comment. You have no idea how much your comments mean to me. I value each and every one of them.

An Award from Belgium

I received this fantastic award from Martina at Martinas Kaartjes in Antwerp. She produces some beautiful creations and it would be well worth your time dropping over. Thank you so much Martina. the rules for this award are that I have to pass it on to 10 people so I have decided after a lot of thought to pass it on to the following blogging buddies. I have checked to try to ensure that none of them have it already.
Lynn at Crafty Linby
Lisa at Mess2Magic
Vicky at Kip's Cards
Sylvie at Gibmiss
Well that's it - I promise. Have a great day and enjoy whatever you are doing. Stay safe and Healthy.
Love and Hugs,


  1. Oh this is so Christmassy and just gorgeous! Love the poinsetta and snowflakes and the glittery bits too. Hmmmm thinking I may need to get my Christmas cards started. Hope you are well.xx

  2. Lovely card and image, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge and good luck!

    Jo and Tigerlover.

  3. Have fun with your award ! And eh.... a superb card you made there !!!
    Love it !
    have a crafty day,
    greetings, martina

  4. hi fiona,
    beautiful card I love the stamp and the colors
    hugs Lia

  5. So beautiful,such an adorable image and gorgeous embellies.......fabulous colouring as well!!!
    Hugs xx

  6. Hi ya hun
    aww a beautiful card as always, gorgeous image & colour work, fabulous papers & embelies, congratulations on your award, thank you so much for passing it on to me, very much appreciated hun.xxxxx hi William.xx

  7. HI Fiona.. firstly your card is stunning that image is beautifully coloured and the red is so vibrant. Love that felt flower too has a real wintry feel to it.
    Secondly , thank you so much for the award .. it was lovely of you to think of me.
    Hope you felt better yesterday
    Lisa ;)

  8. awesome card, so rich and beautiful,
    congrats on the award you truly deserve them

  9. A lovely Xmas card hun! Cute image, and love the embellies! Wind has died a bit here now, still wet though. No gardening today!
    Teri x

  10. great Christmas card Fiona, you and I just love those LOTV images. janex

  11. Lovely card Fiona. Thanks for the great afternoon yesterday. Kathleen x

  12. I'm so jealous of all these gorgeous Christmas cards you are creating Fiona, this image is so nice. Hugs

  13. Oh what a lovely card Fiona I love this image it'sreally cute. Gorgeous poinsettias too.
    xx Vee

  14. such a beautiful card as always! Love the poinsettias too!

  15. So beautiful card Fiona,I love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riiet.xx

  16. Such a gorgeous x-mas card. The image is adorable and you have coloured it perfectly. Love the flowers with the snowflakes. Have a wonderful evening. Hugs Therese :)

  17. Oh such a gorgeous card Fiona!!!. Hugs
    Michele x

  18. This is a gorgeous card. Love your song choice. Thanks for playing at Charisma. x

  19. Hi Fiona , thank you so much for the award.
    sorry I am having a bit of a marathon catch up you are so prolific that I don't always have time to visit on the day you post.
    Lovely Christmas card so cute.

  20. WOW, this is fabulous, I love the papers and your gorgeously coloured image is perfect. Everything is so beautiful on this card.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  21. Hi Fiona, what a stunning card. The image is adorable and your colouring is awesome. Love the cute papers and flowers. Hugs, Denise x

  22. Hey Fiona! Amazing card as usual chick! Its so adorale a perfect xmas card! Thanks you very much for the blog award too! hugz xx

  23. As sweet as can be, Fiona! Love that red and blue (aqua?) combo and congrats on the fabby award. xxD


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