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Sunday, September 1, 2013

Christmas Card with Fluffy Little Animals

I wanted to use my new stamps from LOTV, and this week's Inkspirational sketch seemed to be a great choice as it allowed me to use all three of the images at the same time! I die cut the images using circle dies and attached them to panels of kraft. I used Promarkers for coloring, and I also decorated the images using red Stickles glitter glue, gold liquid pearls and Diamond Dust for sparkle (which  unfortunately doesn't show that well in the photo). The two DPs are from Landstoken Paperdesign. I used a Martha Stewart punch to make the border, dies from Marianne to make the poinsettia, some red berries, a LOTV sentiment tag stamp, red thread for stitching and two red pearls.

This card is for these challenges:
1) Inkspirational - #35 Sketch
2) A Gem of a Challenge - #95 Use 2 Backing Papers
3) Southern Girls - Warm Fuzzies
4) Inky Impressions - #123 Animals
5) Christmas Card Challenges - #40 Something New (stamps)

26 comments:

sandie said...

Hi Pia, adorable cut card, love the pretty border and flower. Plus I like the crumb coloured card you have used. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational x

Laine said...

Such cute bears on such a sweet creation Pia. Wonderful colour and design.
Laine
xx

Sammy said...

Awwww, so cute! Love this card x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is a really gorgeous creation sweetie, love the rich colours.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Pia. I love the cute images, beautiful colours and fabulous way to use the sketch.
Thank you, also, for taking part in A Gem of A Challenge this week
Sue xx

Rene said...

Oh this is sooooo adorable! I just received my first set of LOTV images and I have to say they are fantastic!!!! They're so cute! Love the circles here...fab my friend!!!
Rene :D

Pat K said...

Adorable card Pia. Love the circles with the gorgeous poinsettia. Pat K xx

M said...

Great use of the sketch - good for using several small images. I love your poinsettia, and I know what you mean about sparkle not showing up! Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next week! Marina

Deepti Stephens said...

Sweet card Pia!

Wishcraft said...

Fab card hun, love those cute bears :o) Hugs, Lisa x

cotnob said...

This is lovely Pia, adorable images and I love your papers and punched border, I'm so happy that you are pleased with your LOTV images.
Pauline
x

Hazel said...

Hi Pia

This is just wonderful - I love your new LOTV stamps - you have made a fabulous card.

Thank you for dropping by and leaving me some lovely comments.

Have a great week.

Toodle Pip

Hazel x

MagsB said...

Pia, this is just so cute! What adorable images (I love LotV!) and the poinsettia is gorgeous, too! What a fab Christmas card!

love Mags B x

Tammy said...

Adorable Christmas card Pia, I love the images and your fabulous design!
Tammy x

downrightcrafty said...

how fabulous just love it
Hugs Kate xx

Sabrina said...

Great choice of papers and images for the design of this card! I just love those adorable little bears! TYFS and joining in on the fun at Christmas Card Challenges #40. :)

Teresa Kline said...

cute stamps, your card is adorable.....luv the mix of patterns...hope your week is amazing!

enjoy *~*

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous Pia..Love the papers and the cute liitle images,fabulous design too..

luv CHRISSYxx

Avril Ann said...

Pia this is a wonderful card hun, love it xxx

Ellen said...

OMG Pia this is just such a sweet card! I love the fluffy little critters and your choices of DPs make me think of candy canes and snow! Thanks so much for joining us at Inkspirational!

Ruth M said...

Absolutely adorable PIa, those sweet images were perfect for the layout! I love the poinsettia with the sentiment tag - a wonderful touch! So nice to see you again at Inkspirational! Ruth x

Patricia St Martin said...

Pia, All kinds of fantastic embellishments and love all of them. The bears are so cute. Awesome border punch and love the poinsettia and the sketch.
Hugs, Pat

Mynnette said...

One of the cutest Christmas cards I've ever seen, Pia! LOVE this! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational! :)

Danielle Vincent said...

So so cute! Love the tag sentiment. Wonderful Christmas card Pia.

Wendy Fraser said...

Oh how sweet! Love the cute animals. Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge xx

Margo said...

Adorable images and card!
Thanks for joining our challenge at CCC!