Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Ice And Snow


I hope those of you with snow are keeping warm and safe - we were supposed to be going up to Alan's dads in West Yorkshire at the weekend, but we have decided against it, as he say's the main road has 10 foot snow drifts.  It was parent's evening and reports home last week and according to H's teacher, he is an A star pupil and a pleasure to teach - he must get his brains from Alan, as it sure isn't me :-) .

Today's colours and embellishments are a little different for me - the papers are Bo Bunny - 'Snowfall Collection', the die i used for the poinsettas is 'Marianne D' - one flowers were cut with a furry card, i bought  ages ago, i think to make dogs ears !! the leaves and centre is Doodlebug - 'Bon Bon Chenille Crushed Velvet Cardstock', the ribbon is velvet from 'Dovecraft', Sentiment - PB - 'Crystalline', Gems - Papermania 'Mosaics'.

Today's Card And Challenges Are :

Sparkles Christmas Challenges  - where Challenge No: 26 is 'A Recipe - 3 Flowers - check / poinsettas. 2 gems - check, 1 image - check.

Christmas At Sweet Stampin' - where Challenge No: 4 is 'No Red Or Green'

Moving Along With The Times - where the Challenge is 'Decoupage' - the entire image has been decoupaged

ABC Christmas  - where the Challenge is 'F For Felt Or Fabric' - i've used crushed velvet cardstock and ribbon - i hope this is ok

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - where Challenge 'CHNC 117 is 3 Of Something' - mine is poinsettas

Sweet Sunday Sketch - where they are up to Sketch No: 180

Image - Penny Black - 'Ice And Snow'
Sentiment - Penny Black - 'Crystalline'
Poinsettas - 'Marianne D' die
Gems - Papermania - 'Mosaics'

Thanks for looking and for any comments you would kindly like to leave, all are most appreciated, thanks Luv Sam x


susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Sam, we have certainly had lots of snow and it has a long way to go before it all thaws. Take care x Susan x

Vicky said...

Beautiful as always hun...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Nat said...

I love blue & brown together and your papers are so gorgeous, fab card Sam.

Teresa said...

Smashing card Sam, great colours and perfect image for today lol. xxx

Louise said...

Gorgeous card and very appropriate for the weather.
Louise xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

These are my fave Christmas papers and the image looks fab with them, gorgeous card. Scuh awful weather up North, thank goodness we just have the strong wind. X

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Sam. I love the image, beautiful papers and wonderful flowers.
hugs Sue xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Lovely card Sam.
Sue x

McCrafty's Cards said...

You must be very proud of H, with such a good report Sam, your is gorgeous I like the fun image and the papers
Kevin xx

Claire said...

What a great card, love the image, papers and colours. Hugs, Claire x

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous card Sue. Love the Gorgeous DP. Super image and beautiful colouring.
Kathleen x

brenda said...

A super colour palette Sam and a perfect image for a Christmas card.

B x

Janice said...

Nice work Sam. Hope you enjoyed decoupage as much as I did! Love the browns you've used, as you say, a bit different, Those flowers are also fab. Probably wise postponing your trip north, this snow doesn't want to shift fast. Glad to hear H getting on well at school, you can't ask for more. Jx

Janice said...

Damn - forgot to say thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week! Dah! what am I like?

tilly said...

unusual colours but the work well, a lovely layout. stay where you are, we have snow again today. H must have your lovely personality if he has Alan's brains lol

coops said...

so gorgeous sam.really fab image and i love your papers and stunning colours :D

xx coops xx

Donna Ellis said...

Such a happy, sweet card! Made me smile just looking at the freely flowing movements - reminding back in my youth of skating at a nearby pond. Beautiful color scheme and card!

Wedgie said...

Beautiful card - what lovely colours and a super cute image!

Thank you for sharing with us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin this month, Wedgie xxx

Aunty Sue said...

Hi Sam fab card and love the colour. Shame you couldn't go up north but enjoy your week it has been snowing on and off all day but not sticking here. Xxx

Hazel said...

Beautiful card - thanks for entering my CHNC challenge 117 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for March - I'd love to see it there too. X

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous and adorable Sam and love the colour combo.

downrightcrafty said...

such a pretty card
Hugs Kate xx

Sandra H said...

Hi, Your card is absolutely beautiful and such a fab image too! great embellishment and beautiful layout.....thank you for joining in our challenge "3-2-1" at Sparkles Christmas Challenge and good luck l hope you will join us again next time too! DT Member Sandra H xx

Dawn said...

A beautiful card! I love the BoBunny paper and those gorgeous poinsettias. Thanks so much for joining in at Christmas at Sweet Stampin.

Hugs, Dawn

Helen said...

Gorgeous card Sam - love those colours together!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Anonymous said...

Lovely card I really love the colours too! Thanks for Playing along with us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)