Friday, May 20, 2011

Christmas in may at Phindy`s Place

Hi peeps!

Here we go with a new challenge over at Phindy`s Place. We are doing Christmas-cards in may. It might be a good idea to start creating you`re christmas-cards early course when the time comes there allways is a shortage of christma-cards. I know most of you have stashed away your christmas stuff but now you have an excuse to get it out again, lol. The winner is picked randomly and wins a gift certificate of $5 to use in Phindy`s store. We also have a pick of the week which is chosen by the DT. The pick of the week also wins a gift certificate of $5 to use in Phindy`s store. The pick of the week is also eligible to get to be pick of the month which wins a guest DT spot and a free Phindy`s image to use in the challenge.

For my card this time i have used some papers from BoBunny`s christmas collection from last year. And i made it a gate-fold card. Since i don`t own a die-cutting system i had to cut the oval by hand. It is NOT easy to get an even circle but i think it looks fairly ok. I inked the edges with brushed corduroy distress ink. and stamped the edges with a swirlstamp from Tim Holtz. The image is coloured with ProMarkers.


The colours i have used is:

Hair: Primrose, buttercup and pastel yellow
Skin: Vanilla, blush and oatmeal
Dress: Poppy, berry red and crimson

The Wings, halo and edges of the dress is covered with stickles stardust. Which looks a bit furry when applied.


More closeups:




The challenges i am entering are these:

CCEE stampers - Flowers
Shelly`s Images - Anything goes
Stampinsanity - Fancy folds
ABC Challenge - U for unusual fold
Crafty Creations - Challenge #119 Flowers, patterned paper and a ribbon
Paper pretties - Challenge #154 Flowers
Truly Scrumptious - Challenge #57 Anything goes

Thanks for looking

Hugs...Mona

15 comments:

Anne said...

Wow you did an amzing job cutting that oval by hane! What a very beautiful card Mona, lovely colours and DP
Anne
x

Mandy said...

Such a wonderful card. Thanks for joining us this week at Truly Scrumptious.
Mandy x

pojjo said...

Åååhhhhh så vackra kort du har gjort.. älskar detta och det under oxå :D roligt det utstansade kommer till användning :D
Trevlig helg snuppan :D vi kom just från bio :D

angelwhispers said...

Mona this is one super christmas card just love it and the papers so divine!!! Sorry not been across much but having real problems with Mr Blogger. Chanelle xx

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie WOWWWWW this is an absolute stunner how amazing is this hun. Love the image & love that beautiful ribbon.....I love it all its very rich looking. Its gorgeous.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jorill said...

Nydelig julekort du har laget!
Ønsker deg en riktig god helg - Klem :0)

Deb.x said...

Hi Mona - just popping by to say a quick hello! - been soooo busy recently not had chance to get around all my fave blogs, so good to be here now! This is great love it (but I don't thank you for reminding me Christmas is only half a year away - this year still feels new!) haha
Deb.x

xxxtglxxx said...

I love your gorgeous christmas card! :) A really beautiful and traditional feel to it, super image and beautifully decorated and coloured.

Fabulous! :)

hugs

xxalisonxx

lisbeth said...

Love your card. Thank for joining us at Truly scrumptious

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

This is fabulous! Perfect coloring and I really love the red bow closure and flower cluster ... great job!

Thanks for sharing your awesome creation with us at SHELLY'S IMAGES. Please come back again next week for another fun challenge.

Darlene
Shelly's Images DT

Stephanie said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Shelly's Images.

Suzanne said...

What a wonderful fancy fold card. Gorgeous papers and colouring.
Thanks for playing along with ABC's challenge.
Hugs Sue x

Kathy said...

This is absolutely beautiful Mona. Love the gatefold you've done and the traditional colors and papers. A stunning card!
Hugs~Kathy

Jenni said...

Such a sweet card, love the image and the gorgeous flowers. Thanks so much for joining in with the challenge at Crafty Creations this time.
Jenni x

Shelby Goolsby said...

This is soooo sweet, it just made me smile!! I really need to start on some Christmas cards myself. The flowers are such a pretty touch BTW.
Hugs, Shelby

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