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Sunday, 1 August 2010


Afternoon all!!

Hope you all have had a lovely weekend and the weather was kind to you!!. Not been to bad here in Southend, a little drizzle yesterday, but alot brighter today :o)
I was just being a little nosey around blogland and checking all the challenges, making sure my little creation was OK for them, and I had a very lovely surprise to see I was in the top 5 for last weeks Cupcake challenge!!
I am soooo chuffed, even though I was not overly happy with it!, so thank you ladies for the lovely badge :o).
So to toady's card, which is also going into their fab challenge, is one of my new stamps from
Lili of the Valley called "All wrapped up", and I think she is urber cute!!

The challenges are :-

Create 4 fun # 31 ~ Sketch

Stamp Something ~ Christmas in July

Cupcake craft challenge ~ Pastel Christmas

All wrapped up ~ Lili of the Valley

Close up of image

Close up of Snowflakes

Side View

Items used

Papers ~ K&Co "Swell noel"
Colouring medium ~ Promarkers
Punch ~ MS Glacial snowflake
Sentiment ~ Lili of the Valley
Gems ~ Stash
Distress ink ~ Black soot

Thank you for looking and all your lovely comments :o)

As you can see I have used the lovely papers from K&Co again, I think they are stunning and does make a nice change from the normal greens and reds!!

Right i'm off now to link up before the I run out of time and I will be looking at your lovely work later.

Take care all, and enjoy the rest of your weekend,

Love Vicky xx


Anonymous said...

Wow Vicky, this is so gorgeous, Sue x

Pops x said...

Hi honey, this is just gorgeous i am so loving the image she is well cute, gorgeous colours too hugs pops x

Noreen said...

What a stunning car Vicky, love the papers & how you've used them.I never think of using them at an angle, but it really works well xx

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Vicky, what a gorgeous card. I love the sweet image and your papers are stunning. Thanks for joining in with my "pastel Christmas" challenge over at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x
Ps I have candy on my blog if you want to call over :)

Rosietoes said...

I think the whole card is uber cute Vicky.

Super lo and colouring.

Edna x

Carol said...

Hi my special friend!! This card is absolutely gorgeous! Luv it, luv it. Really pretty, luv the image too and you've coloured her beautifully. Congrats on making Top 5, well deserved Sweetie! Lotsa luv xxxx

Jo Davies said...

Wonderful Christmas Card Vicky, beautiful image and papers...

Thanks for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Stamp Something "Christmas in July" Challenge this week!

Hugs Jo xxx

maxine said...

This is lovely Vicky, I love the colour combo and the image is so cute.
Congrats on making the top 3 at cupcake
hugs maxine

Lizzy xx said...

Stunning card Vicky...luv the cute image & the colours,dp's & layout are fab xx Lizzy xx :o)

Carole said...

wonderful card, so pretty & love the snowflakes :)

Margaret said...

Gorgeous card, Vicky :o)

Kathy said...

These cards are absolutely adorable and I love your blog :)

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love these new images and she looks fab here. I also love the chnage from traditional Christmas colours. Marianne x

coops said...

oh wow!!really beautiful card vicky.the image is so adorable and i love your fab papers and colours.great layout and the snowflakes are yummy.

xx coops xx

Anonymous said...

Wow! This is a stunner, Vicky! I love your colouring on this one - the gorgeous image really stands out and looks so beautiful. I love the snowflake punch too! x

Little K Smith said...

Oooh another gorgeous card, love these new stamps, have treated myself to a few and in the middle of making a card with one this evening! Another fab layout and love the colours and snowflakes too.

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Hi Vicky - Another gorgeous card that image is so cute and your layout and papers are fab. Love that snowflake punch too. Sarahxx