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Thursday, 7 April 2011

Sparkle & shine

What a beautiful morning, the sun is shining and I am in my cropped trousers at last!  And here I am about to show you a Christmas card!!  Oh well at least it is shiny too!! Hee hee.

The backing papers are from the Kate Knight Christmas collection paper stack that was free with a Quick cards magazine, probably last year or the year before!  On the green layer I have put 2 stripes of lace down the sides.

The gingerbread house digi stamp background is from Karen's doodles, and I have cut it out with spellbinders nesties, lattice rectangles.  I have inked and glittered around the edge, and coloured the image in with pro markers. I have also added pink gems and mini gems and glitter to the image.  The Sentiment is from a See D's christmas set and has been stamped onto a Nellie Snellen multiframe die.

Tilda has been stamped and coloured with pro markers, with some glitter added to the fur on her coat.

The large snowflakes are Marianne creatables, and I have added glitter and gems, and the 2 small snowflakes are a tonic studio snowflake punch and I have again added glitter and a gem.

I will be entering this card into the following challenges

http://doitwithdigis.blogspot.com/?xyz=16 'Digi background with Edwin or Tilda'
http://sassystudiodesigns.blogspot.com/ Xmas challenge 'Sparkle and shine'

I hope you like it.


Nikki

4 comments:

Wendy (Woo to friends!) said...

Your card is beautiful, I love the soft pastel colours. Thank you for joining us at the Do It With Digis Challenge. Woo xxx

Lynne said...

Absolutely gorgeous!! love the pastel colours and love the layout too :) am now on my way over to Karen's Doodles to get that background LOL - thanks for joining us at Do it with Digis this time
Hugs
Lynne xx

Di said...

Love your card, thanks for joining us at DO IT WITH DIGIS.
Hugs Di xx

Mandy said...

Oooo beautiful card Nikki, I love the soft pastels and the images you've used.
Thanks for joining us at Do It With Digis
hugs Mandy xx