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Monday, 1 November 2010

Chirstmas card for challenges and then to a good cause

Hello bloggers,

Hope all is well in your creative world...

Here is a simple card I made at the weekend with my new Inkadinkado clear stamp. It is rather childish compared to the gems that you lovely ladies produce out there. But I have an excuse - since I make cards to donate I need volumes, hence cannot spend too much time on one card. Sounds convincing, doesn't it? So that is my answer for not working so hard on my cards. Lol!

The gemstones that I have used are actually tiny "bindis" - the stuff that Indian ladies wear on their forehead.

I have got permission from my younger one's school to host a charity card sale on this coming Thursday and Friday - so am working away. Happily for sure!!!

Am entering this card in the following challenges as well:

www.thepaperplayers.blogspot.com/ - anything goes

www.ellephantasticchallenges.blogspot.com/ - blue

www.fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.com/ - clean and simple

www.michelle-pinkpaperparadise.blogspot.com/ - not a challenge but a no - pressure inspirational weekly linky party.



Love,

Monica

14 comments:

Rose Petal said...

Hello Monica. This is absolutely beautiful. Love the design and the colour. Dont you put yourself down, we dont all have stacks of money to spend. You make fabulous cards and you are such a warm-hearted and kind lady to donate them all to charity. Good for you sweetie.
Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xx

Sharon said...

What a great card.
Thanks for joining us at Fab 'n' Funky this week, hope to see you again next time.
Sharon x

jimlynn said...

Monica, shame on you for thinking this is childish and being so down on yourself! IT'S BEAUTIFUL!!!!! I love everything about it. The snowflakes are so pretty with the Swiss Dots embossing folder and oh, that color! You know that I LOVE that for sure. I think it's gorgeous!!!!! Can't wait to see more.
Lynn

Thistleblue said...

Hi there Monica, this is a beautiful card, love the colour and the spotty ribbon is so cute! Thanks for taking part in this week's Ellephantastic Challenge
hugs
Michelle
Elle DT
x

Michelle said...

Hi Monica

Wow, nothing childish about this card at all! Very striking. Love the blue and white colour combo. It all co-ordinates so well the way that the ribbon has dots just like the embossing.

Lovely layout too.

Thanks for linking up to Make It Monday this week.

Michelle :-)

Abounding Treasures said...

The colours are gorgeous Monica and I wanted to mention how much I loved the card that was the random winner at Make It Monday :o)

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

really nice card & striking shade of blue. Thank you for playing along with Ellephantastic challenges hugs x

susiestacey said...

Lovely card Monica - gorgeous blue colour x Susan x

Crafty Creations said...

i think it's a great card! Love that snowflake and the ribbon too!!
maria

andrea said...

pretty card,lovely colour and detail,thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky
andrea

♪♫♥ Charity Crafter ♪♫♥ said...

Monica your cards are beautiful x please let me know how your sale goes! x Very exciting x well done you x always finding a way to make a difference! x Leigh x

Jennifer said...

Oh gorgeous, and one of my fave colours :-) xx Jenny xx

Nance said...

Love your idea of a card charity--so nice of you! Great card. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players this week!

Sandy Ang said...

Fun card ! Love to see you at my Christmas Card Challenge
http://angsandy.blogspot.com/2010/11/lcom-christmas-card-crop-hop.html