Saturday, 14 September 2013

Beary Christmas!

Good Evening my crafty friends and I hope you have had a lovely day. We have been blessed with sunshine here in Dorset today, a little chillier than we have been used to but I've managed to get loads done in the garden before the rain comes back. I then treated myself to some time in my work room and here's what I did...

I felt the need to make another Christmas card and use my lovely new LOTV stamp ( I won it...don't worry I haven't been spending if!). I coloured the little bears to compliment the Christmas in the Country paper. The fab ribbon was part of a prize bundle from Crafty Ribbons and the pine cones are from Joanna Sheen's new Signature die range. I cut them in Kraft card and then sponged them with DI's in Frayed Burlap and Walnut stain for the appearance of texture and finished off with white pen.

I am entering these challenges

Crafty Creations # 239 - Lets get Krafty
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Winter Wonderland
Cute Card Thursday #286 - Hip to be square
Christmas Stampin' All year long #33 - Cute and Cuddly
Winter Wonderland - Frosty the Snowman
Sweet Pea Stampers - Use Kraft
Joanna Sheen Challenge - Use Ribbon
LOTV Monthly Challenge - Ribbon and Lace

Toodles for now xx


Sammy said...

OMG! I am so building a snowbear with my son next time it snows! :-D

Gorgeous card, and I just love those pinecones! x

Sue said...

So gorgeous Sarah. One of my all time favourite LOTV stamps and your colouring is so beautiful. I love the papers and die cuts too.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend. The weather does not look too promising here for my Son's cricket match tomorrow!
Sue xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So cute, lv th colours too. Thanks for playing at WW. I have some candy and would love you to hop over

Heather said...

This is so cute! The image is adorable!!! I need to get some LOTV stamps, all the ones I have seen are super cute! That plaid paper is perfect for this card. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

Whimsey said...

SOOOOOOO cute, love the colors. Great details, love the image!

Thanks for joining us at Ladybug Crafts Ink. ~Michele, DT

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous snowman just perfect for our challenge at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx

Janice said...

Sorry I haven't been by in an age, still flat decorating but that should end this week. Love your new stamp, your card and your cutie cones. Perfect. Jx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Lovely card Sarah.
Sue x

brenda said...

Sweet Christmas card Sarah. Have a god Sunday.

B x

Jenny L said...

Hi Sarah,
isn't this very lovely card. What a sweet image. Love your design and those dies used.
Have a wonderful crafty day.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Michelle said...

lovely christmas crd sarah - love the gingham background and colours - michelle x

Sue Nicholson said...

Lovely sweet christmas card, cheers Sue N x

Sharon said...

Cute Xmas image. Thanks for joining us at CCT.x

Kelly Lloyd said...

Super sweet image and card
Hugs Kelly

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card, so cute...Thanks for playing along with us at Joanna Sheen Challenge this fortnight.
Wendy xx

Unknown said...

Too cute! I real cuddles Christmas card. Thank you for playing along with the Sweet Pea Stampers. Good luck and we hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT Sweet Pea Stampers

Marie Bingaman said...

Ca-ute!! I love the adorable image and the colors of your card! :)

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a lovely LOTV card you have made. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this month of “kraft paper/card” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

Berit Synnøve said...

Gorgeous card with a lovely image.Thanks for joining Sweet Pea Stampers.
Hugs Berit

Deborah said...

Gorgeous card with a cute snowman image. Thanks for joining us this week at Winter Wonderland.

Deborah A

Anna-Karin said...

Cute Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations. Hugs Anna-Karin

Fabiola said...

thanks to join the fun with us at CSAYL Sarah with your cute and so sweet card,i love this lovely scene, really pretty, hope to see you next week, biz

Scrappy Beads said...

I enjoyed my visit with you!! I ♥ your adorable card.

I just had to "follow" you so not to miss anything! It would make me so happy if you would follow me too. :)

Have a beautiful weekend ahead!

Lots of BIG Hugs,

Deborah said...

So cute! This just makes me smile :>) Thanks for joining in the fun at CSAYL!!!

Erica said...

Hi Sarah,

Such a cute card! The brown and blue together look fantastic and I love the pinecones!

Thanks for joining our Lili of the Valley 'Ribbon and Lace' challenge.

Good luck!


Erica x

GrandmaCarol46580 said...

A cute card for Christmas. Thank you for playing along with us at Sweet Peas Stampers