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Saturday, 20 November 2010

For challenges then for charity

Hello bloggers,

Thank you so much for your warm birthday wishes on Zeenya's birthday... what a lovely world blogland is!

I just happened to stumble upon www.cleanandsimplestamping.blogspot.com/ and got inspired to take part in their latest challenge with this card.

Somehow this card looks much nicer in real life because I have used shimmery paper and the camera doesn't do enough justice to it. The circular shapes have been cut from my Cuttlebug die cuts on handmade paper and the snowflakes, holly leaves and reindeer are all from Carla craft punches. The sentiment is hand written because there wasn't enough space on the card to stamp it.

I am also going to enter this in the following challenges:

www.dcdchristmasclub.blogspot.com/ - anything goes

www.papercutzchallenge.blogspot.com/ - bling and any colours you like

www.meljensdesignsdt.blogspot.com/ - glitter, rhinestone, sparkle


Hugs,

Monica

17 comments:

Philippa said...

Lovely, Monica! I like the shimmery effect.

Rose Petal said...

Hiya Monica. You have such a warm and caring heart, always thinking of others.
Your card is fabulous my friend. I love the colours together and the embossing is just great. Happy crafting.
With lots of love, Sandra xxx

Lauretta See said...

nice card. ;) love the embossed background! Thank you for joining us this week on the MelJens challenge. Good Luck!

jimlynn said...

Glad Zeenya had a good birthday!
I truly LOVE this card - so much shimmer and shine and just beautiful. Also love the clean and simple look. Great card.
Lynn

Karen said...

Beautiful card for the CAS sketch this week! I can see the shimmer ... so pretty! TFS
Cheers, Karen
alteredscrapbooking dot com

Merry said...

Wonderful card. Using the embossing folder on the metallic card really does make it stunning.

Jeri said...

Wonderful sparkle and bling on your card. Thanks for playing along at Paper Cutz.

A Cards Delight said...

Monica, this is gorgeous! Love the bright colorful design you did. The punch cutouts are adorable and I see the shimmering and think your hand written sentiment looks great! You are a very sweet person and don't ever change!!

Becca Fabozzi said...

Love the sparkle. thanks so much for joining us at DCD Christmas Club

Loraine Arderne said...

So pretty and sparkly for Christmas!

Karen said...

Very nice, thanks for joining us at DCD Christmas Club.
xx

Peg Coombes - pegcraftalot said...

Lovely bright colour Monica! and thanks for the lovely comments on my blog, you have a bit heart x

Andrea said...

Another gorgeous card - I love the colour and the embossing, and the punches look fab.
I have just become a follower so that I can remember to leave comments on your blog as you do for me - they are so much appreciated - thank you!
Love, Andrea xx

Michelle said...

Beautiful card Monica.

It's frustrating isn't it when cards are difficult to photograph.

I can tell though that this shimmery paper is gorgeous and your card looks fabulous.

Michelle :-)

Shirley-anne said...

Photo is fine Monica . Yes it is my experience that blogers and papercrafters are a warm hearted lot.
Love your shimmery card. A festive creation indeed.

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♪♫♥ Charity Crafter ♪♫♥ said...

Beautiful colour (one of my favs at the moment) x Gorgeous card x Leigh x