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Saturday, 3 June 2017

Christmas in June

 Happy Saturday crafting friends , a card I've not made a lot of lately , Christmas and an easel card .
I used a Marianne design die ,LR)327, inking and embossing the white card . The silver ivy leaves die is also a Marianne die . The image and sentiment are from Hunkydory , the flowers are from my local cake decorating shop and the pearls and gems hobby craft.
Just showed my hubby this card and he said wow, some husbands would think I was mad making Christmas cards in June but mines used to this crafting lark now .

Challenges entered :

Allsorts : Christmas in June 
crafty Hazelnuts Christmas challenge : Christmas/winter fun
Christmas card throwdown : stash , use pearls , gems sequins (I used pearls and star gems )
sparkles Christmas challenge : non traditional colours 

have a great weekend . jane x

15 comments:

Lucinda said...

A beautiful card, lovely soft shimmery colours. What a good idea to source flowers from a cake decorators. I love your star gems on the trees. Thank you for sharing with us at the Christmas Card Throwdown.

Lorraine said...

A fabulous Christmas card, love the shape and pretty dies
Lorraine x

AlisonC said...

What a work of art. You have built it up beautifully and used pretty colours. The image reminds me of the Little Grey Rabbit books I used to have as child. I think we probably are mad but are lucky to have tolerant families!
Thanks for playing along at Christmas Card Throwdown.

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Jane, such a sweet image and fabulous design.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Pia S said...

It's a truly gorgeous design, love the shape, beautiful die cuts and flowers and sweet image.

Barbetka K said...

Bunny is so sweet, beautiful card :)

brenda said...

A really lovely Christmas creation Jane and a I do love and easel card, perfect for our Allsort theme this week, many thanks for joining in.

B x

Paddington fan said...

Your husband is right - this card made me think wow too! Great colour choice, fabulous die cuts and a super cute bunny - lovely!! Thank you for joining us at Sparkles Christmas Challenge this month and I hope you'll join us again soon, love Jacky x

pinky said...

Your hubby sounds just like mine Jane, worth treasuring! I love the layout, what an amazing die too. Gorgeous card.

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 336 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for June - I'd love to see it there too x

Mervi said...

Fabulous design and beautiful card.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

Tracy said...

Such a sweet card, and an adorable image. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge. Good Luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sandra H said...

This is just the cutest card ever and just perfect for our challenge over at Sparkles Christmas Challenge "None traditional colours" good luck and hope to see you again next time Dt Member Sandra H xx

Deborah Frings said...

Oh my! I think your shaped card is amazing. Love the pretty scene and those little star gems! Great work. Thanks so much for playing along with our stash challenge at Christmas Card Throwdown. Deborah, DT.

Helen said...

Beautiful easel card - love the shape.

Thanks for joining us at the Sparkles Christmas Challenge.

Helen x