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Sunday, 1 June 2014

Fav colour combo with Sparkles Christmas Challenges!

Morning my lovely blog friends.....and what a beautiful JUNE morning it is!
Almost halfway through the year already and by now lots of us crafters are
already thinking about Christmas......eeek! Over at Sparkles Christmas Challenges
we run monthly Christmas themed challenges, any craft is good so long as it
fits that months' theme! You have all month to play & we usually have a fantastic
sponsor prize - this month it's either 1 stamp/1 die OR 2 dies from: 
So, this month I got to choose the theme and I chose  FAVOURITE COLOUR COMBO
An easy choice for me cos although I'm fairly traditional when it comes to 
Christmas my favourite colour combo is blue & brown! Why is it my fav? Well, firstly,
it just is lol....I think it works for male themed cards as well as female & living in a house
with 5 sons it's quite a well used combo in our home decor as well. My sitting room is
a darker brown, with cream & soft blue bits & pieces....it's so restful I love it!
Anyway, enough waffle, back to my card..........Lots of layers, some handmade
paper flowers, wooden snowflake embellies, die cuts.......all my fav Christmas craft things
 on one little card! As usual, there's some gorgeous inspiration over on the main blog
here, you can find all rules (not many) and link up your make too!
Rightio, roast beef for dinner today......mmmm, can hardly wait lol, thanks for
calling & whatever you're up to, have a lovely day!
xx 
ingredients
image - the Paper Shelter
papers - Bearly Mine
kraft card
paper flowers - made by me
everything else - stash
challenges I'd like to enter

Christmas at Fab 'n' Funky
fav colour & why at As You Like It
h for handmade Embellies at Alphabet Challenge
anything goes at Crafty Catz
no red or green at Winter Wonderland
anything goes at Completely Christmas



22 comments:

  1. A beautiful card Jo. The image and papers are gorgeous and you have another card sorted for christmas :0) Michelle x

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  2. Oh this is gorgeous Jo, I love the image and all your beautiful embellishments.

    Pat xx

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  3. Great Design, just perfect for our challenge over at Completely Christmas this week, thank you so much for joining in with us, it is much appreciated, we do hope you will join us again next week for another fab challenge, and good luck in the draw for this challenge which will be held next Sunday....
    Hugs
    Suzy B Owner Completely Christmas
    XX

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  4. Fabulous card Jo, love the colours and a gorgeous image
    Have a great weekend
    Hugs Shaz x

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  5. oh your card is ever so pretty. Great colour combination. Thank you for joining us at As You Like It Challenge. hugs! Mojca

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  6. This is gorgeous Jo. I love the pretty image and such beautiful detailing. One of my favourite colour combinations too.
    hugs Sue xx

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  7. Your creation is super super gorgeous sweetie, hugs Pops x x x

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  8. Hi Jo.......So beautiful and the image is gorgeous beautifully presented too hope your enjoying your day xx

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  9. Gorgeous card .Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
    Wendy xx

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  10. love this card Jo - brilliant colours - I love these too! Love your new piccie too! Fab xx

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  11. This is a gorgeous card Jo, such a fabulous design and beautifully embellished.
    Pauline
    x

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  12. These coloursa are soft and restful...they look great on your card and bet they look great in your sitting room as well.
    Your card is a sweetie...love those wooden snowflakes!

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  13. a fabulous card!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Alphabet-Challenge!

     

    Hugs and kisses from germany,

    silvi xoxo

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  14. Gorgeous Christmas card, love the image.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenge.
    Avril x

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  15. This is beautiful! Such a sweet image and I love all your embellishments. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

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  16. Jo, this is so pretty! Love the kraft and blue. So pretty embellishments!

    Thank you for playing along with our AG challenge at Crafty Catz. Good luck!
    Nick

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  17. so stunning jo.gorgeous design and image and i love your colour combo ;D


    xx coops xx

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  18. Thank you so much for entering our Completely Christmas challenge 14 with your lovely card - we hope we'll see you again soon, Hazel, DT - also for my CHNC challenge 179 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for June - I'd love to see it there too. x

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  19. This is lovely Jo. Hugs, joann

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  20. You outdid yourself on this one....very nice Jo. Love your color combo, and your graphic is so very sweet.

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  21. Gorgeous, Jo - one of my favourite colour combinations for Christmas too.

    Thanks for joining us at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long

    Helen x

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