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Saturday, 5 December 2009

Christmas Card for a Friend's Parents

I wanted to make a special card for my friend's parents.  They are coming up from Bournemouth and popping to see us on their way through to Cambridgeshire.  I used an Elusive Images stamp, coloured it in with promarkers, added no end of glitz to it with Sakura Stardust pens and glitter, added some fibres and embossed card for texture and used my new Martha Stewart punch as well.

This card first the criteria for the following challenges:

Pink Elephant - use your favourite mediums - mine at the moment has to be Promarkers
Cupcake Craft - Red and green
Corrosive Challenge - Red and Green
Rosie-Dee's Challenge - Red, green and a bit of bling
Creative Card Crew - Christmas
Sassy Designs - Buttons and bows - I used some new glittery gold bows and a Christmas tree button I've had for a few years but liked too much to use
Crafty Ann's Challenge - texture
Stampin' for the Week-end - Red, green and gold
Stamp Something - Glitzy somethings
The Play Date Cafe - Green, white and red.


Anonymous said...

Really lovely card Kym, it will be treasured for sure. Well done on all those challenges and thank you for making Crafty Ann's one of them - your support is much appreciated.
Ann x

Anonymous said...

Really lovely card Kym, it will be treasured for sure. Well done on all those challenges and thank you for making Crafty Ann's one of them - your support is much appreciated.
Ann x

Annie said...

Just realised I haven't been to your blog for a while Kym - hope you are well and ready for Christmas. Love your card.
Thanks for joining us at the Pink Elephant - hope to see you playing in our new challenge which starts on Monday. It's a super fun easy one.

Ann xxx

Tracy said...

Great creation, thanks for joining Susie's Sassy challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sarah Anderson said...

They'll love this card I'm sure. I love Elusive Images stamps too:)
Thanks for joining us in the Play Date Cafe !!

Di said...

Fab christmassy card love it!!
Thanks for joining SFTW this week

Hugs Di xxxx

Sandi said...

Kym what a sweet peaceful card, thanks for joining us at the Play Date Cafe. Sandi

iReneM said...

This is a real beauty, Kym


Julie Ranae said...


So glad to have you play along with us at The Play Date Cafe this week!

This is a sweet entry but even more than that, a card I think will really be cherished.

Beryl said...

This really is something special Kym - I'm sure they'll love it. Thank you for entering it in Crafty Ann's challenge.
Beryl xx

Susie Sugar said...

Such a sweet card Kym!its adorable
Thanks for joining us this week at Susie's Sassy challenge.

Beryl K said...

Beautiful card Kym, I've got this stamp and have so far stayed clear of it, cos of all the colouring in. Your colouring is perfect and I am sure the recipients will love it
Beryl x

Liza said...

A gorgeous card, I love the colours. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

Liza x

Chrissie said...

Well this is just gorgeous Kym, I'm sure they loved it!
Thanks for joining in with CACB.

Saskia said...

Lovely to see your card at Rosie-D's Challenge! So beautiful and elegant!! Good luck!

Saskia :)

Unknown said...

Kym this is a lovely card!

Thanks for joining us at Rosie D's this week. Hope to see you again soon.


*Alison* said...

very pretty.. I like your border..Thanks for playing with us at The Cafe.. :) HUGS

~I have FREE Digital Stamps on my blog

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Kym, what a beautiful card. I'm your friends will love it. Great image and the colour scheme is lovely and traditional. Thanks for joining us at susie's sassy challenge. Hugs, Denise x

Nancy said...

Beautiful card, Kym:O) Love the fab image, great design, and the fabric is brilliant.
Thank you for joining us at Stampin' for the Weekend, good luck!

Erin... said...

Beautiful card!!! Love the flowers! Thanks for sharing something glitzy with us at Stamp Something:)

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

A beautiful card! Thank you for joining in Crafty Ann's challenge