Saturday, 25 March 2017

Christmas Dreams


Firstly, thank you for all your wonderful comments of support -  after careful consideration, i have decided not to shut down my blog, but i am only going to post on here any cards i've made for Challenges, where i have been asked to be on the Design Team, otherwise you can view any future cards here :

Today's card has been made for the lovely Maureen's Challenge : Rudolph Day's Challenge

Last month I went on a Copic colouring class with the super talented Faye Wynn Jones, bless her she is a saint and so patient too, this is the first ever image i have coloured with copics, on my own (not in a class).

The image is : Penny Black - 'Christmas Dreams / 1509F', have a touch of wink of stella on the holly berries
The papers are : LOTV - 'Classic Christmas'
The frame is : Sweet Dixie - 'Festive Floral Frames'
The ribbon is from the 'The Works' and has sparkle running through it 
Shimmer Dome Stickers - Docrafts / Papermania

Don't forget to have fun and join in with Maureen's fabby Challenge, i mean we all need Xmas cards, so why not start early,

Luv Sam x


tilly said...

pleased you are not closing your blog, this is a beautifully coloured card and the class sounded like fun
Tilly x

Jenny L said...

Hi Sam,
Happy Rudolf Days to you.
what a very wonderful card and your image is so sweet.
Super colouring of that image also.
Love your wonderful design as well.
Not sure why you want ot close your blog, but it would be a shame if your did.
Did you know that Faye is Mrs A's daughter, and what a very talented family they are.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

scrappymo! said...

This is such an adorable card! The image is of course, so wonderful and I especially like the mat cut with the pretty die.

I am so glad that you will keep the blog going for your design team work.
I will be over to comment on your facebook page...Al is keeping me busy with driving out to countertop warehouses and marching about on the cement floors, trying to pick a slab.

He and I like different slabs so it may take awhile. By evening I am so tuckered out as teh hard floors make my knees and back ache...but will be over soon as I want to check out your new cards!

Chrissy said...

Oh,Sam..I was shocked that I missed your last post and so glad you didn't shut yourself down..keep your chin up and keep those adorable cards coming the cute hedgie...take care.


cotnob said...

It's lovely to see you post Sam, I hope you are OK - I'm so glad that you decided not to shut down your blog.
Your card is beautiful, lovely papers and super colouring - such an adorable image.
Take care.

Sarah said...

I can't tell you how happy I am to see you back Sam...I am rubbish with Facebook!! Love this gorgeous card and the colouring looks perfect, love the traditional colours xx

Lorraine said...

So glad you have decided to stay in blogland Sam.
Love your card, that little PB hedgie is adorable.
Lorraine x

Kathleen said...

Fabulous card, a super image and love the background papers.

Kath x

Jean said...

I love this card, your Copic classes paid off as your colouring of this lovely stamp is super. I really like the papers you used as well, and the pretty die cut frame.
Jean x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So glad you are not shutting down your blog but why nor post on here and link to FB like I do. Gorgeous card, love the hedgie x

Berina RGA said...

Such a beautiful card!! Love the cute image. Your coloring is very pretty!

AlisonC said...

This is a cute little image. The background papers are gorgous and look good layered up. Good luck with the colouring, something I have yet to master.

Robyn Oliver said...

Super cute card Sam

Brenda said...

What a sweet, cute and fun Christmas card! I love the ornate mat you image is on top of, so beautiful. Your image is so sweet and cute and you have did well coloring him in with your Copic markers! Hugs, Brenda

Carol L said...

This is stunning with that gorgeous paper and beautiful red accents. Love the hedgie image and die-cut frame too!

Mrs A. said...

Hello Sam, I'm very pleased yo meet you and to hear your not closing your blog down . Faye will be pleased to know you enjoyed her glass. She is teaching classes in Leeds this weekend. I love Penny Black stamps too. This card is gorgeous and I love your colouring. I have go pic pens but I'm enjoying using my water colour pens at present. Hugs Mrs A.

LesleyG said...

such a cute hedgie card, love that ornate frame, such pretty paper too, and really glad you are hanging in there with the blog. take care xxx

Ellibelle said...

This is so cute Sam. Your coloring turned out beautifully! And loving the die cut frame you used!

Darnell said...

You did a brilliant job coloring your Christmas hedgie, Sam! You were obviously a good student; Faye would be proud of your work!! The whole design to showcase him is fabulous!

I'm sorry to read that something upset you terribly, but relieved and happy that you didn't let it get the best of you and you're keeping your blog open, especially since I can't seem to keep up at all on Facebook! Lots of hugs, Darnell

Christina said...

You did a beautiful job with the Copic Sam! This is one sweet and happy card. I'm so glad to hear you'll keep the blog going. Hugs.

Wendy said...

So pleased to see your post Sam and you decided not to close down your blog ( sorry I missed your last post about it!) your card is adorable and gorgeous as always, fabulous colouring!
Wendy xx

Craftychris said...

Ooh your colouring is fantastic and your card simply gorgeous! I bet you were a star pupil! xxx