Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Winter Wonderland: Check this out!

Happy Wednesday bloggers!  I'm here on this fine fall day to share with you my card for this week's Winter Wonderland challenge.  They have asked us to use checked/tartan papers, ribbons, embellies etc...so here is what I went with:


My plaid paper comes from the Recollections Jingle Bells 12x12 pad.  The light blue cardstock comes from the Seaside paper pack also by Recollections.  Used the Spellbinders' snowflake embossing folder on the top layer of cardstock, and distressed the edges with Tumbled Glass.  Also did that to the edges of the image oval.  You can barely see it, but I used a scalloped oval cut from vellum to back the image panel.  I got the idea from this card, made by Greta.  Thanks for the inspiration, Greta!  :)

In case you're wondering, this adorable bear is Jake, from StampFairy.  He can be found here.  I SO love Gerda's bears!  :)  The sentiment comes from Studio G.

What are your plans for this evening?  We plan to go to a local Halloween parade.  Pretty directly, I will need to get myself ready, and start boiling water for hot chocolate!  :)  Guess I'll get this linked up, and here is where it's going:

Winter Wonderland:  Check This Out!

Jingle Belles:  Not a Creature was Stirring...

CraftyHazelNut's:  Christmas extra for October

Simon Says Stamp:  Anything Goes

Thanks for "checking out" my blog today!  LOL

Take Care,

~Marie~



10 comments:

  1. Your card is beautiful Marie, I love the adorable image and the background embossing.

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  2. a gorgeous card and lovely check thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx

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  3. Thanks for sharing your lovely card for CHNC challenge extra for October - hope to see you again soon. Challenge 6 on Crafting Musketeers is 'Christmas in October - it would be good to see this there as well, Hazel, Design Team Crafting Musketeers x

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  4. What a cute little pair ... so very glad you joined our Creature Feature at Jingle Belles.

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  5. Hi Marie, this is a fabulous Christmas card, such an adorable image and lovely embossed panel.
    In answer to your question about my Blue and White only card - unfortunately, I didn't colour it myself, if only I could colour that well! I have so many Christmas cards to make that I sometimes use the LOTV Mini Masterpiece die cut squares.
    Pauline
    x

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  6. Marie, this is so adorable and the colors are outstanding! Darn Blogger JUST sent this to my inbox on Saturday morning! What's up with that?! Hugs, Darnell

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  7. oh ♥WOW♥! what a brilliant take on all levels--the plaid is PERFECT, the vellum is awesome, and you've chosen the cutest creature ever!!! thanks for comin' to hang out with us at JINGLE BELLES, you know we love it! ♥

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  8. aww, what a cute image! i love the plaid paper, the turquoise blue ribbon and all the sponging.

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  9. This is sooooo cute! Love the design too. :-)

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  10. Very cute Marie! Love the turquoise and the embossing texture on it. :)

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