Friday, August 21, 2009

Christmas in August


Hello everyone, I have finally made another christmas card....a few weeks ago I vowed to make one each week and of course I haven't done it, but a few challenge blogs have had christmas themes recently so it has jump started me once again. For my card I used the fabulous sketch from WOJ challenge 44 and I am also entering into the following challenges that all have a christmas theme - Simon Says Stamp, Creative Card Crew Challenge 24 and Dutch Dare Challenge 58.


For my card I have used the very beautiful Willow with lantern stamp from WOJ and she is coloured with distress inks and highlighted with stickles. I wasn't sure about the red dress but I quite like how it turned out in the end. The papers are basic grey and the ribbon and jewels are from my stash.

I have decorated the inside, although I haven't photographed it. I am only going to show the insides from now on when I have images in them as it is getting too boring for you I'm sure!!!!



Finally, a close up of my colouring.

Supplies
Card/Paper: White and green card, Basic Grey - Wassail
Stamps: WOJ - Willow with Lantern
Colouring: Distress inks - tattered rose, vintage photo, fired brick, peeled paint, weathered wood, black soot, spiced marmalade
Embellishments: jewels, ribbon, stickles
Tools: MS doily lace punch, MS snowflake punch, water brush

Thanks for looking x

21 comments:

  1. Liza its gorgeous, what a beautiful stamp, and the colouring is excellent. Absolutely adore those background papers and your embellishments are just perfect.
    Pinky

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  2. beautiful i think she looks stunning in red x

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  3. WOW!! what a beautiful card.... I love your coloring and the color combo. hugs giò

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  4. Oh so pretty! I really like the touches of bling you gave to this card..especially on Willow's necklace!:) The snowflakes are awesome too!

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

    <3,
    Steph

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  5. This is wonderful,Liza!Great colours and fabulous colouring!
    Wish you a great weekend:)

    Hugs,Kari:)

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  6. oooh simply stunning! love the colouring and the bling and the snowflakes :D fantastic job!

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  7. wow so pretty chrismas card

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  8. Ohhhhhh wowwwwwww Liza,what a BEAUTIFUL card,i love the image and colours.
    So beautiful papers.

    ZO MOOI....
    Hugs Riet.x

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  9. Stunning card Liza and incredible colouring :) Donna x

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  10. Stunning! My fav xmas image too! Caroline x

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  11. She's gorgeous Liza, and so beautifully coloured. A lovely piece!
    Clairex

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  12. Amazing!!!!!!!!!!

    this is so pretty and i love her dress being in red.

    Sarah x

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  13. Hi Liza,
    Your card is AMAZING the colouring is beautiful and combination of papers look great. I'm really impressed. BEAUTIFUL...
    Take care
    Kathie
    xox

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  14. Es un trabajo precioso, muy elegante, todos los detalles son increibles. Felicidades.

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  15. HI,
    thats so a sweet Card. Wonderful Image!
    Thanks for joining in the SSC this week.

    Domi and the Team

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  16. Beautiful card!
    Saludos desde México.

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  17. Hi Liza

    Gorgeous card - super special!

    Love the traditional colours and your fantastic colouring in of the image.

    Love Jules xx

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  18. Your coloring is just exquisite! Beautiful!

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  19. Stunning card!!
    Beautifull colours, papers and your colouring is amazing.
    Thanks for joiining the DDCC.

    xoxo karin

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  20. Wow Liza your Christmas card is stunning i adore the image and such beautiful colours. Thanks for taking part in the Creative Card Crew Challenge.
    Paula xxxx

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Thank you for taking the time to leave me a message, they are all really appreciated.

Liza x