Monday, 15 December 2014

Dream Valley - Christmas

Can you believe how close Christmas is now?! I'm doing a little panic as I count up the cards I've yet to post. It's time now for our last challenge of the year at Dream Valley and we have a really big line up of wonderful sponsors this challenge. They've all been generous and fabulous sponsors this year and we are grateful to them all for helping us make this a truly fantastic and successful challenge.

We are being sponsored by Robyn's Fetish, Freckled Fawn, Paper Shelter, Kenny K, Crafty Sentiments, My Mum's Craft Shop, Lacy Sunshine Stamps and Dilly Beans Stamps. Thank you all, for being amazing sponsors this past year.

So what you may ask is our theme this challenge? You really don't have to ask, it's 'Christmas' of course. Bring out all your fabulous Christmas makes and share them with us for our month long end of year challenge at Dream Valley.


For my card, I've used two lovely Stampendous stamps. You can find some of the Stampendous range at My Mum's Craft Shop. I really like these wee Angels, they're so so cute! The stamp is called Angel Kisses. I had kept it really CAS initially, but I think the sentiment stamp just finishes off that Christmassy feel.

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I've used a lovely Cherry Plaid paper in pink and lime which is from The Hobby House. I've had the pretty pink grosgrain ribbon in my stash for ages, but never had the right pink and lime combo for it to fit with before, so I was really pleased to use it on this card. I've used foam behind the image for a bit of depth and dimension and cut the pink frame with a Spellbinders Nestabilities die. The image was coloured with Promarkers and Stickles added to the furry bits. I've used glossy accents on the berries and for the snow I used White Opal Liquid Pearls. I've sent this to one of my blog buddies in the UK, so I hope this reaches her before she sees this!

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Thanks for popping in today. This will be my last post as a Dream Valley design team member. I have only a few months left before my small boy starts school, and I've been struggling to juggle all the balls. So with a heavy heart, I am stepping down from the design team. It's been a wild ride ladies, thanks for having me! Do come and join in our last Dream Valley challenge of the year. You have a whole month to get your entries in! Check out what my awesomely talented team mates have been up to this challenge too on the Dream Valley blog. I'll see you all again soon but in the meantime, I wish you all a blessed Christmas surrounded by those you love. Hugs, Wends x

Challenge Entries: 
Crafty Cardmakers: #129 ~ Christmas
Inky Chicks: #44 ~ Winter Wonderland
Stamping Sensations: Winter Wonderland
Crafty Catz: #259 ~ Last Minute Christmas
Sentimental Sundays: #237 ~ Anything Goes
A Creative Romance: Farewell ~ Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge: #87 ~ Anything Goes
Crafts & Me Challenge: December ~ Anything Goes
Loves Rubberstamps: #130 ~ Winter or Christmas Theme
MilkCoffee Challenge: Christmas with Non-Traditional Colours

8 comments:

Chris said...

Such a totally cute and pretty card Wends! Love the image the clean design and the delicate colours, the little sentiment tag finishes it perfectly!
Have a great weekend!
Chris
x

Vicky said...

Oh how totally cute & sweet is this card, absolutely gorgeous my sweet friend. I'm on a panic too sweets, my worst organised christmas to date I think lol.........still it will all work out in the end.......I hope lol. Seriously though as long as all my family is around me smiling, then I am one big happy bunny ;0)

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

brenda said...

What a totally sweet image Wendy and the soft pinks really make for a gorgeous creation.

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

There are a couple of days left if you would like to enter my candy here .

B x

Jacee said...

Lovely card, I love the soft colours and the sweet image, gorgeous!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh she is going to be thrilled, this is so adorable. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Lin said...

Wendy, what a gorgeous card. Those little pink angel are just adorable, and I do love a bit of plaid!

Thanks for sharing with us.

Happy Christmas

Lin
Crafty Cardmakers and More

MagsB said...

This is such a darling card, Wendy! the soft colours are so pretty!

Please do stay in touch via Facebook (i am not very good at keeping up with Blogger!) Have a lovely Christmas and a very Happy New year!

with loadsalove, Mags B xxx

Eret said...

So adorable Pink Winter Wonderland. Your coloring is beautiful. Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at Stamping Sensation.
Merry Christmas!
Eret x

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