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Monday 2 September 2013

Anything but a card with Lexi's Creations!

Good morning you lovelies.....hope you're all well! A gorgeous morning
again today.....and one of the kids back to college.....2 back tomorrow
 then another on Thursday......yay, more craft time lol!
So anyway, for today I'm sharing my DT make for the new challenge 
over at Lexi's Creations and this fortnight we have the theme of 
ANYTHING BUT A CARD! A nice easy theme for you this time you
 have until September 14th to play and you could be the lucky winner of 
5 digis from Fairy Dust Crafts! For my DT make I had a go at a little
box scene....all guesswork, no measurements involved and this is how
it turned out...I'm quite pleased with it and can't wait to try it again!
I started with a scrap of blue card, die cut an aperture with a Spellbinder
nestie which I then used as a mat for the image, scored & folded down
 each side. Underneath the image you can just see some blue Christmas
paper....another scrap....then it was just a case of decorating the
front with the die cut trees, a snowman, snowballs and a pressie....oh
and the snowflakes at the top & the gems down the side!
So that's it from me for to buy Nic some school shoes!
Thanks for calling......hope to see you at Lexi's!
a challenge or two.....
make the cut @ Delightful Challenges
use a stamp @ Happy Campers
anything goes @ Paper Crafting Journey
anything goes @ Sister Act
for a child @ Dream Valley
dies and/or punches @ Lacy Sunshine


  1. This is lovely Jo. The image is so sweet and the design and embellishments are gorgeous.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  2. This is such a beautiful little Christmas scene. Love the dimension and beautiful blue colouring.
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  3. this looks amazing Jo - and I can't believe you didn't have something to follow - wow!!!! Brilliant work! Hugs rachel x

  4. Ohhhh...this is so lovely!
    I haven't tried this type of card make it sound easy but i know it is not!
    Sweet card Jo!

    Hope you are feeling beter and looking forward to all that crafting time with everyone back in school.

  5. This is gorgeous Jo. A fabulous design and I love the cute image and beautiful detailing.
    hugs Sue xx

  6. Gorgeous Jo, i like the sweet image,the snowman, the trees and the design.
    Kevin xx

  7. this is so incredibly sweet! love it!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  8. Ooh, Jo, this is gorgeous!! Love how you've put this together - clever and very creative.

  9. Aww this is SO sweet Jo… what a lovely scene you've created… I love the image… the little fence… the snowballs… the tree… and the snowman is adorable!! :-)
    Hope you have a good week
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

  10. so gorgeous jo.really sweet image and your design is stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

  11. OMGosh Jo, this card is GORGEOUS, STUNNING, AND OH SO CUTE. Can I ask, "What brand of die is the Christmas tree?" I love it and must add it to my wish list. Thanks!

  12. So sweet! I love the shape and colors! The snowman rocks! Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley :-)
    Hugs, Macarena DT

  13. Fabulous little scene here Jo. Love how you went off piste and did it all without actual measurements, and it has turned out so beautiful.

    As Emma and Hook climb a beanstalk in search of a magic compass, Emma thinks about her past and how she met Henry's father. Meanwhile, Aurora in the Enchanted Forest and Henry in Storybrook both have the same nightmare.

    Lin xx

    By the way, just spotted you joined us at Dream Valley so thank you, and good luck there.

  14. Oh My! What a cutie this is! FABulous colours Jo.
    I LOve this little scene and your snowballs and your little snowman are GORgeous!

  15. Such a sweet creation. Thank you so much for sharing your project with us at PCJ Challenge.

  16. Marvellous design and colour scheme,loving the tree embellishments and the sweet image!

  17. Gorgeous Jo lovely image.

    Hugs Julie xxx

  18. Gorgeous Jo lovely image.

    Hugs Julie xxx

  19. Simply darling card! I just love this! Thank you for joining us this week at the Digital Delights Challenge! I hope you play along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Digital Delights Challenge DT

  20. What a precious card!! So beautiful..

    Thank you so much for joining us over at Lacy Sunshine Challenge.. Good luck!!!

  21. great little box scene love the cute image and die-cut trees and bling-thanks for joining us at Happy Campers
    Carol DT x


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