Saturday, 2 November 2013

White Christmas...

Happy Weekend everyone!! I have a Christmas card to share with you today and shock, horror, it doesn't have any stamping. I was inspired by several of the current challenges in blogland and thought I'd have a go. A much better photograph today. I took it outside yesterday afternoon (in the usual spot!!) when it was quite bright. I did have company though while trying to take it!!

"Her Ladyship" aka Surprise looking over the garden gate and "asking" (ever so politely mind you) to go into her nice cosy stable. I did tell Hubby that we were asking for trouble when we extended her paddock around the house!! Anyway here's my card...

I arranged and cut several different snowflake dies  into snow white centura pearl. Then cut the same shapes from white glitter card and stuck  them back in, like a jigsaw. Easy peasy!!

I am entering these challenges today (thanks for the inspiration)

Holly Jolly - White on White
MAWTT - No papers
Christmas cards all year round - November Challenge, Snow

Have a lovely Saturday and see you soon xx

PS. The rug was clean when she went out yesterday morning, the little bu**er tends to find the muddiest patches in the field and rolls like her life depends on it!! I'm sure it's because she thinks I like grooming her!!


  1. Fabulous card Sarah - so elegant and stylish - love the design - such a great idea.
    And beautiful photo of your gorgeous horse - thanks for sharing.
    Have a wonderful weekend.
    Debs xx

  2. stunning card Sarah, so stylish......quite fancy trying this technique too.

    she is a beautiful horse, isn't she and the countryside around you looks wonderful.

  3. WOW stunning card Sarah x Susan x

  4. Your card is stunning Sarah, a really effective design and beautifully tied bow!
    A gorgeous photo of Surprise, thanks for sharing
    Sue xx

  5. Ah surprise is lovely and so is your card

    Have a good weekend Sarah
    Hugs Kelly

  6. Gorgeous Sarah! Such a great idea, and oh so very effective. And what a gorgeous creature "her Ladyship" is!
    As for my recent DTs... I applied to a few, but wasn't expecting them all to invite me to join! lol. So I've gone from 0 to 4 in the space of a couple of weeks. But it's only actually 2 cards/items a week, which isn't a lot, and I'm already ahead on my commitments for most of them, lol. One of the "benifits" of not being able to work, I guess...
    Still have 2 applications out there. Fingers crossed! :-) x

  7. What a great style and what a super card Sarah, love it! Hope Surprise get's in to his stable before the fireworks start, Jx

  8. Oh wow Sarah I love this idea, I may have to 'borrow' it :P Surprise is absolutely adorable and when I showed my hubby straight away he said she's been rolling and having fun LOL lots of huggles Sue xxxxxxxx

  9. Beautiful card - love the idea of using them in this way!! Fabulous!

  10. An amazing design, Sarah. Absolutely beautiful.
    What a stunner Surprise is. She has a certain devilish glint in her eye though I think! xx

  11. Your card is stunning Sarah, Surprise is gorgeous they do love to roll in the mud.
    Hazel xx

  12. Still in enforced c&p mode I'm afraid, but still enjoy taking a look at your latest creation.

    Hope you have a good weekend.

    B x

  13. I have done this on a window die but never thought to try it out on a card front like here It looks really effective and most classy. Hello to Surprise. Thank you for joining in at crafty Hazelnut's Extra this month. hugs Mrs A. GDT).

  14. Hi Sarah,
    superb creation today. Love the design of this. superb bow and ribbon.
    It reminds me of one I made last year. Nothing like yours but mine was white on white with snowflakes. If you would like to see it sometime go to the button on the top of my blog that says my cards.
    Lots of love. Jenny L.

  15. Oh My Goodness this is amazing what a stunning card, I love it. Ahh your Wee Horse is looking cold!!! Thanks for playing with us on MAWTT this week, Love Hazel (didos)

  16. This card is stunning! What a clever idea - jigsaw puzzle style, love the glittery pieces. Thanks for joining us this week at MAWTT. Claire MAWTT DT

  17. Fab idea for your card. I love how the glitter versions fit inside rather than on top of the main base card. What a fab idea.

  18. Oh Gorgeous I might just have to CASE this one Sarah! love it hugs me x

  19. What a great idea to inlay your die cuts! Gorgeous card and your pony looks like he appreciates your work too!

  20. Great card Sarah. Nice design. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week. Judy

  21. Beautiful white on white. Thanks for entering this lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for November and also for CCAYR 'winter wonderland' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team x

  22. What a fab idea, Sarah! I'll be CASEing it for my Crimbo makes ;-)
    Are those Spellbinders dies?
    xxx Asha - Sunny Summer Crafts

  23. Those are such sparkly inlaid snowflakes and your photography is fabulous! The lighting outside was perfect and really shows off those sparkly snowflakes.


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