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'She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted the sails' - Elizabeth Edwards

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Winter Joy

Morning crafty friends......hope you're all well.
Up at the crack of dawn this morning, I was......I love this time of the year...the dark
 nights, the dark mornings......don't even mind the cold but probably the thing I enjoy 
most of all is the early morning peace and quiet in my house lol. Only thing I don't 
like is how hard it is to get a decent pic of anything I make! So for today I have another
Christmas card to share.....I still have a few to make but nowhere near as many as I 
first thought.......I was hoping to get them all done by the end of October but have a
sneaky feeling that's not gonna happen!
ingredients
image - LOTV
papers - Marianne
flowers - Live & Love
bunting - Marianne die
lamppost - CC die
senntiment - Tim Holtz chit chat
everything else - my stash
challenges
unusual Christmas colours at ABC Christmas Challenges
pearls at 4 Crafty Chicks
Christmas at C.R.A.F.T
anything goes at 613 Avenue Create
die-lirious & punchy at Sisterhood of Crafters
anything goes at Crafting with Attitude

31 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, Jo! Beautiful banner and such a sweet image! I love this time of year too….as long as it doesn’t rain! :) xxx

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  2. this is very nice
    have a nice day
    hugs

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    1. Thank you for joining us at crafting with an attitude !
      Good Luck and hope to see you again.

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  3. Woweee Jo, what a fabulous card sweetie !! Love everything !! I have the same trouble with lighting for my photo's this time of year...

    hugs Diane xx

    PS I HATE the dark mornings.......

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  4. A gorgeous card Jo, blue and brown is my favourite colour combo. Lovely image and floral embellishments.
    I have trouble waking up on these dark mornings but I know what you mean about the peace and quiet at that time of day.
    Lorraine

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  5. Such a pretty card l just love everything you have done and added it's truly lovely x

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  6. Your Card is so Pretty. I'm not enjoying the dark mornings. I have to take my Grand Kids out to get on the bus and it feels like they are getting on at night. Thanks for Sharing your pretty card.

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  7. Jo. This is to me a gorgeous card with a traditional feel. X

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  8. Jo I'll be grateful if I start my Christmas cards before the 2nd week in December! :0
    I love this card, the LOTV is so cute and you have layered your papers and embellishments beautifully.

    Hugs Erika. x

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  9. This is just awesome! LOVE the color palette and angle design! Great job! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘DIE-LIRIOUS & PUNCHY’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  10. Such a stunning creation. Love the banner and flowers. Great color combination. Thanks for joining the Sisterhood's "Die-lirious and Punchy" challenge.

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  11. Ooh this is gorgeous Jo… the scrummy papers and embellies match the image so beautifully. Love the flowers and bunting… the colour combo is really pretty.
    I love this time of year too… nice to get warm and cosy in the dark evenings! :-))
    I should be finishing a few xmas cards today... but feel tired... so I'm being lazy!!
    Hope you have a nice evening hun
    Big hugs, Sue B xx

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  12. It's a lovely card Jo. I really like the colour combo and the image is very sweet. Barbxx

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  13. A fabulous card Jo gorgeous image and colours
    Hugs Janet xxx

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  14. Such gorgeous colours Jo and the flowers are a beautiful touch. Hope to get some snipping time with the studio light booklet tomorrow!! xx

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  15. A gorgeous Christmas card Jo, such a sweet image and lovely colour combination.
    Pauline
    x

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  16. Gorgeous card Jo, I love the image, beautiful colours and pretty detailing.
    hugs Sue xx

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  17. Very cute Jo and lovely colours and detail.
    Hugs
    Cathy
    Xxxx

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  18. This is really cute Jo huggles Sue xx

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  19. I don't mind the dark nights but the dark mornings knock me silly...finally bought one of those light alarms this year to try and compensate! Love your card though, it's gorgeous. Carol x

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  20. wonderful card Jo and love the added black-really goes with it so well! Yes the darker morning and nights are drawing in quicker now.
    x catherine

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  21. Gorgeous card Jo, beautiful image and colours.
    Keep taking my card photos in the garden! don`t now how much longer I`ll be able to do this, with our weather.LOL
    Hugs
    Pam x

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  22. great colour combo Jo and well done you on having so many cards made - not quite that far myself!!! Lol!!! Hugs rachel x

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  23. Beautiful colour combination Jo, love the scene you created

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  24. Absolutely stunning Jo love the gorgeous image and fabulous detail.
    Hugs Julie xxx

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  25. This is beautiful Jo. Love the colours, die-cuts and this has a lovely vintage vibe to it - Michelle x

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  26. Gorgeous, love the colours and die cuts. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  27. Beautiful card and lovely design with all the pretty details! Thank you for joining us at The Sisterhood for our Die-lirious/Punch challenge!
    Diane TSH DT

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  28. Hi Jo this is gorgeous such an adorable image lovely papers and embellishments
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  29. Love what you have done here, Jo, beautiful colors and design.....adorable LOTV image and pretty flowers.Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Christmas Challenge, hope to see you again.
    Dorte x

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