Monday, 9 September 2013

The blues...

Hello my lovely crafty friends
 and I hope you are well on this Monday morning.

I have an extremely blue card to share with you today. Another colour that I don't choose that often but, as is so often the case, it's turned out really well!


The stamp and papers were free with a magazine last year. The little skater was coloured with my Promarkers and I matted on two colours of card to add layers. I wanted a definite masculine feel to this card so the the little die cut was just about right I thought.



Here's a shot to show the layers.
It looks a little washed out in these pictures, probably because
the sun has deserted us today :0(




The inspiration came from these challenges

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #141 - Layer it up
Christmas stampin' all year long  #32 - Layers
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Got the blues
Here Come The Boys #60  - Blue Christmas in September

Thanks for your time and take care xx

21 comments:

  1. Fabulous card Sarah. I love the image and beautiful colouring.
    Sue xx

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  2. Gorgeous card Sarah, the colours work really well, and love the little snowflake! x

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  3. this is gorgeous Sarah......just blue-tiful!

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  4. Gorgeous card Sarah - love the colour and fab CAS design.
    Debs xx

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  5. What a gorgeous card Sarah! I love the cute image and the colours. Thank you for joining us at Here Comes The Boys. hugs! MOjca

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  6. Blue is a colour I don't use often either Sarah, but the tone on tone works really well with this image.

    B x

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  7. Gorgeous card - I love that image - thanks for entering my CHNC challenge 141 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for September - I'd love to see it there too. You could also share this lovely card for The Glory of Christmas challenge 15: 'anything goes' - I'd love to see it there too, Hazel, Glory of Christmas DT. Hope to see you again soon. x

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  8. I love this little ice skater! It's even better that it was a freebie. :) Your "blue" card is fantastic Sarah.

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  9. I love blue cards Sarah and this one is beautiful. I love that little die cut, the perfect finishing touch
    Hugs Kelly

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  10. Cute image, and one of my favourite christmas sentiments too.
    Hugs
    Annette
    xx

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  11. This looks great Sarah and thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week
    x catherine

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  12. Lovely Christmas card, Sarah! beautiful soft blue palette, cute image, great colouring and design. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
    Chris
    X

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  13. Hi Sarah,
    another of your really fab cards. I love this image, and those papers. Great design as always.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  14. Fabulous card. I love the papers and what a great image! TFS.

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  15. Gorgeous card hunny love how you did the Bow and snowflake too! hugs me x

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  16. I love this one - the snowflake just takes me to the right place with this card.
    Have a great day!

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  17. This is so beautiful! Love the blues (my favorite color!) and that die is gorgeous! Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

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  18. Oh my goodness, that image is so fun. Lovely design, great monochromatic color palette, and wonderful layering. Thanks so much for joining us for this week's CSAYL challenge!

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  19. So cute and the dangling embellie is a wonderful touch. Lots of great layers, perfect for the CSAYL challenge. Thanks for joining in the fun!

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  20. Gorgeous Christmas card! love the image too. Thanks for playing and sharing at Here Come The Boys Blue Christmas Challenge Hugs Woo & Sharon xx

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  21. Love it - the colours are perfect and that's such a cute stamp.

    Thanks for joining us at Here Come the Boys.

    Helen x

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