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Thursday, 8 December 2011

Crafty Purple Frog Challenge - 8 December 2011 - It's cold outside

It's time for another challenge over at the Crafty Purple Frog Challenge.  This fortnight the topic is "it's cold outside".
For my card I have used an image from the Flights of Fancy CD which should hopefully be on sale soon.  There are some gorgeous goodies on this CD.  I have used an image called "Serene Winter".  It's certainly a wintry image and fits in perfectly with the challenge Topic.  I have decoupaged the image and then highlighted areas with my Sakura Stardust clear pen and also with some Polar White Flowersoft to look like snow and give it some texture.  Whilst it was still wet I sprinkled in some white glitter to give some extra sparkle - well it is Christmas.  The backing papers are all from the scrap box and include some embossed vellum.  I have finished the card off with some wintry snowflake wire edged ribbon, snowflake 3D stickers, two Marianne Designs scrolls, sentiment and some buttons.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Totally Papercrafts - Let it snow
Mark's Finest Papers - Favourite embellishment - well I have quite a few but one of my favourites is ribbon
Come and Get It - Anything goes Christmas
Quirky Crafts - Snow
The Pink Elephant - Snowflakes and sparkle
Hooked on Craft - Winter Wonderland
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT - Snowflakes and sparkle
Crafty Sentiments - Snowflakes
Top Tip Tuesday - Let it snow
Creative Card Crew - Tis the season
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes and option something dangly
The Pixie Cottage - Sketch and/or last minute gifts and cards
For Fun Challenge - Christmas sparkle
Penny's Paper - Merry Christmas
Fresh Brewed Challenge - Christmas
Crafts and Me - Winter (snow and snowflakes)
Crafty Creations - A card with a sentiment
Delightful Challenges - Delightful blue Christmas
ABC Christmas - Y is for yippee!!
Papercrafting Journey - Christmas challenge

22 comments:

Rebekah said...

Fab work Kym thanks for playing at CCC hugs Rebekah xx

Mary Lou said...

Wow this is an amazing card with so much brilliant texture!! Beautiful Image!!! Thanks for joining us at The Pixie Cottage--Good Luck
Hugz

Janeen said...

your cards are always outstanding.
Thanks for sharing with Friends of Speedy @ Mark's Finest Papers.

Sara I. said...

Such a beautiful image and card to match! Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Quirky Crafts and good luck! xx
Sara
QCC GDT

HandmadebyTLC said...

Simply marvelous design! Thanks so much for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday this week and best of luck!
Hugs
Tammy Louise

Kelly said...

Beautiful card Kym! Love your image she is gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at Hooked On Craft Challenges, Kelly

Denise said...

Thank you for playing along at Digital Delights Challenge "Blue Christmas" Denise DT

jackid said...

Beautiful card thanks for playing with us at PCJ this time
Jacki

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Wow! Really beautiful card. Love the way you added the flowersoft and glitter - stunning!
Thanks for joining our 'snow' challenge this week at Totally Papercrafts.
Caroline xxx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really pretty, love the image
Lindsay xx

craftymum said...

Hi Kym
please check the Hotshot Blog
Hugs Sarah x

Caroljenks said...

What a great image - love it. Fab card.

Thanks for joining in with our 'Y for Yipee' over at ABC Christmas :)

Carol x

Mona Eidhammer said...

Hi Kym!
I just loove the colour combo of this card. Absolutely stunning card, hunni!

Hugs...Mona

Vicky said...

This is gorgeous sweetie I love the beautiful image she is so pretty.

Thank you also for joining us girlz over at Crafts & Me Challenges, good luck hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Caro said...

What a gorgeous card and image. Thank you so much for joining in with Quirky Crafts snow challenge.

Annette said...

Love the blue colours and the sassy image. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday this week. Annette xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Great card, Love the snowflakes, Thanks for playing on Crafty Sentiments this week , Hazelxox

Christine - Cndn Stamper said...

I just love your card. I've used similar images from Sweet Pea but never tried the digi images. They are just stunning. Love your creation.

Thanks for joining us at For Fun Challenges for our Christmas Challenge - hope you'll join us again next week.

Gale said...

Such a pretty image. Beautiful card.
Thanks for sharing with us at Fresh Brewed Designs
Happy Holidays!

:) Gale, DT

Lisa aka Myran said...

Thank you for joining us at Papertake Weekly with this beautiful card Kym :)

Thanh Vo said...

This Sweet Pea image card is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us over at Raise the Bar

Angela said...

Sorry for commenting so late on your gorgeous creation. Thanks for joining us over at Crafts and Me Challenges.
Hugs:)
Angela