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Hiya, I'm a Mum (of 6) who loves paper, ribbons, buttons, stamps.....ink, paint, dies......in fact anything crafty lol and I share my work space ( and stash!) with my 15 year old daughter, Rebecca. Please leave a comment if you call so I know you've been, I would love to visit you back and please become a follower if you like what you see. Thanks for popping by.........
'She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted the sails' - Elizabeth Edwards

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Sparkles Christmas.......what's your fav colour??

Well good morning lovely crafters.......are you all well today?
It's a gorgeous day......think I'm gonna go have a mooch around
town! But first, today is the start of our new challenge over at
Sparkles Christmas Challenges and our theme is "Your fav festive
colours". So,  here's a card I made using my fav traditional red &
my bargain stamp! You might have noticed I don't usually stamp
teddies, they're not really my thing and to be honest.......I'm rubbish
at colouring them but when I saw this cute stamp set on sale at 
75p......(there are 6 stamps in the set!) I just had to buy it..
......would have been rude not to lol. Don't forget, you can make
 anything you like just so long as it fits the theme, you have a month
 to play AND have a chance of winning a fab prize:
£10 to spend at Fantastic Ribbons!
So do come join us.....we'd love to see you & you can check out
the fabby creations from the rest of the team!
ingredients
stamp - Fizzy Moon
papers - Boofle & Dovecraft
coloured with Spectrum Noirs
snowflakes - Sizzix die
stickles
gems
challenges
anything goes at Crimbo Crackers
perfect papers (3) at Crafts 4 Eternity
photo inspiration(the colour red) at Winter Wonderland
lots of layers at Cutie Pie

Thanks for calling.......have a lovely day!
Jo x

28 comments:

  1. Great card, love the layout & Fizzy is fab!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  2. my word Jo that stamp set really was a bargain wasn't it - well done you for finding that one! Your card is so sweet - a real treasure! Hugs rachel xx

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  3. Great card Jo love your cute image
    jacqui x

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  4. Gorgeous card Jo, I like the Fizzy moon image the papers and the snowflakes.
    Kevin xx

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  5. Gorgeous card Jo. I love the cute image, beautiful papers and fabulous layout
    Sue xx

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  6. Jo, This is such a cute image and card! Love the papers.

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  7. This is gorgeous! I don't usually use teddy bears, either, but yours are adorable!!! And even though you don't think you color them well, I think your coloring is fabulous! Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

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  8. This looks fantastic Jo and love the snowflakes
    x catherine

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  9. What a cutie! What a bargain lol. FABulous colours and I LOve your design.
    Chrissyxx

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  10. Wow ago this is gorgeous love the design and papers the image is so cute.

    Hugs Julie xxx

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  11. Such a gorgeous card, great layout and image. Thanks for playing at WW. I have a £20 candy if you would like to hop over

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  12. Stunning card dearie.Such a bargain for the stamps and they look lovely.Lush papers too.Hugs Debbie x

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  13. Fabulous card Jo, love the backing papers and a very cute image
    hugs Shaz xx

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  14. This is gorgeous Jo, love the cute image. Carol x

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  15. Oh this is soooo adorable, what a cute image and gorgeous design.

    thank you for joining in with the cutie pies and our lots of layers challenge xx

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  16. This is stunning Jo. I love the design and the image and colour combo are gorgeous.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  17. I think you did a fantastic job Jo...I love your wonderful teddie's...And I love the red and white...Beautiful card...joann sassy raggedy

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  18. Fabulous Christmas card, love those papers and snowflakes! The teddy bears are delightful!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  19. What a darling card! Great LO and colors to go with that cute image. Thanks for joining us at CSAYL!!!

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  20. A gorgeous take on the photo and what a beautiful card, thank you for sharing with us at the Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx

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  21. This is sooo sweet and adorable. Love the cuddly bears.

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  22. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  23. so gorgeous jo.great colours and i love the sweet bears ;D

    xx coops xx

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  24. Das ist eine ganz bezaubernde Karte. Tolle Farben, tolle Gestaltung und ein sü0es Motiv.
    Danke für deine Teilnahme bei CSAYL. Liebe Grüße Jenny

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  25. This is so gorgeous Jo! Love the stamp - what a bargain! My favourite colours for Christmas cards too, and a great layout. I avoid bears for the same reason but you've done a fab job!
    xx

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  26. Aww… they are very cute bears Jo and you've coloured them beautifully !! I love the scrummy papers and the way you've done the snowflakes looks fab! it's a gorgeous card! :-)
    Hope you have a lovely day!
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

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  27. I love your festive colors and especially the snowflakes.

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  28. Weren't you a lucky girl...that stamp was a bargain for sure...could not be left to sit on the shelf. Oh no indeedy!

    Great card Jo. I like that image and the colouring looks great to me.

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