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Sunday, November 3, 2013

Christmas Bunny

I thought I had more Christmas cards made than what seems to be the case, so you'll see plenty of Christmas cards on my blog from now on...
This sweet bunny is a stamp from Lily of the Valley. I colored it with Promarkers and attached it to a scalloped die cut circle. The circle and die cut holly leaves have been cut out of kraft, I then covered them with Fran-tage. I added some light blue pearls, tied a bow of light blue seam binding ribbon onto which I attached a stamped tag with a Christmas sentiment (also from LOTV).
The DP with snowflakes came free with a magazine. I slightly distressed the edges and attached it to a background DP from  Carta Bella.  I used Walnut Distress Ink on the edges of the kraft card base and the bottom DP.
The layout is inspired by the sketch over at Crafts 4 Eternity.

This card is for these challenges:
1) Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe Challenge - #148 Sketch
2) Christmas Cards All Year 'Round - Winter Theme
3) The Crafting Cafe - Winter Blues
4) The Squirrel & the Fox - #56 Animal Antics
6) 2 Sisters - #168 Christmas with no Red or Green
7) A Gem of a Challenge - #104 Christmas is Coming
8) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

41 comments:

Deepti Stephens said...

Sweet as always.. :)

Desire Fourie said...

Just precious. Loving the monochromatic blues.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

What a cute image Pia. I love the layout of this card too, and the die cuts are just such a perfect touch xx

Lisa S. said...

I adore rabbits ;) and this one is SO sweet Pia. Love this image and your pretty card! Hugs

Sue said...

Awwwww such a sweet image! I love your colour scheme, the papers and holly vines look gorgeous.
Sue xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is such an adorable image and card and I adore the colours and layout.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Laine said...

This is lovely Pia. Fabulous image, colour and design.
Laine
xx

chrissy xx said...

If there's one thing I LOve it's Christmas cards! What a cutie this is Pia...LOving your sweet image, such FABulous colours too.
Chrissyxx

Jackie said...

Too cute Pia! That image is adorable & I like the vine treatment...very nice! TFS!!!

Wendy McCarthy said...

So sweet Pia! Gorgeous card xx

Lau W said...

Oh so adorable image ! Your card is superb Pia ! Love the die cut holly, superb on kraft !
xxx

Loz said...

Awe!!!This is so adorable Pia. I saw this on MIM..loz

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card Pia, I love the colors and that sweet little bunny!
Hugs, Tammy

Chrissy said...

Such an adorable image Pia...fabulous Christmas card and just perect for posting..love the kraft holly.

luv CHRISSYxx

Monika Reeck said...

I love the leaves on your card it is really nice touch and love the ribbon too..cute Image and nice coloring dear Pia..big hugs

cotnob said...

This is a lovely Christmas card Pia, such an adorable image and pretty papers - I love your die cut holly.
Pauline
x

Wishcraft said...

Aww just adorable! Super sweet image and love the holly die too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Ellen said...

Hi Pia. I adore that sweet bunny! Don't you just love freebies when they are as pretty as your BG paper? Beautifully done!

Meihsia Liu said...

Wow.. this is so cute! PIa. I love the adorable bunny! :)

Skye said...

A sweet, sweet card. The DP is so pretty. Love your holly die and your use of Fran-tage.

debby4000 said...

Fabulous and adorable.
luv
Debby

Asha said...

Oh what a precious little card, Pia. That image is so cute and I like how you laced the top and bottom edge with the die-cuts. Very elegantly done.

Sandy said...

Pia, this is just beautiful, a lovely image, love the snowflake paper and those wonderful sprays of holly adorned with pearls. The little tag and bow set it off just right! I haven't even counted up my Christmas cards yet, so I think there will be a mad dash of card making at the last minute!
Thanks for sharing with us at Make It Monday.
Hugs,
Sandy

Hazel said...

This is so sweet. Thanks for sharing this for CCAYR 'winter wonderland' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for November - I'd love to see it there too. x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely festive card at Christmas at Christmas Cards All Year Round and good luck with the Challenge. Judy DT

having a {me} day said...

Gorgeous card. Love how you were inspired by our sketch. Thanks for joining us at c4e. keeley

Amanda said...

Great card, fit our challenge superbly. Thanks for joining us at C4E this week
Love
Amanda

Darcy Schroeder said...

Hi Pia! What a beautiful sweet Christmas card! Cute image! And I saw it on Make it Monday!

Guylaine said...

lovely card and beautiful interpretation of sketch
thank you for playing with us at Craft 4 Eternity

Dawn Lancaster said...

Such a sweet & adorable little card! Thanks for sharing with us in our Winter Blues Challenge at The Crafting Cafe this time!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xxx

scrappymo! said...

this is wonderful...love that bunny and the beautiful Kraft vines with the blue pearls...
Sorry about the spelling but typing on daughters iPad and not sure how everything works yet,

aussie aNNie said...

Absolutely gorgeous, your image is sweetly coloured and the die leaves are lovely...love the Christmas paper and ribbon used.xx

michele said...

Great take on the sketch! Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Susan Kennedy said...

Love this image!!!Love how you used the dies!! Just beautiful!! Saw you on MIM :)

- Susan
{Scrap A Thousand Words}
ps...There is a DT Call over at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges

carol said...

adorable card, saw your creation on MIM x carol

Nicole N. (Nicole's Craft Nook) said...

This is so super cute!! Love the bunny and holiday wishes!! :) :) I have never seen this image before and it's adorable!!!
:) :) I saw your card @ Make It Monday!

I have a new candy on my blog if you are interested:
http://nicolescraftnook.blogspot.com/2013/11/candy.html

Have a great week!! :) :)

Donna Mosley said...

Wonderful card, love the gorgeous design & details. Thanks for joining us at AGOAC. Good Luck!

Donna x

Marie Gamber said...

Pia, I love your super adorable card! Love all the detail
Hugs,
Marie

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Another sweet creation. I love all the layering and choices of dies use. The image is of course adorable as well!

Hugs,
Lisa

Samantha K said...

What an adorable card. I love LOTV. And what great freebie paper to have :) Really beautiful card. Thank you for joining us over at The Crafting Cafe x

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Helen said...

Just gorgeous - such a pretty design.

Thanks for joining us at The Squirrel and the Fox.

Helen x