Sunday, July 18

Christmas in July + challenges

Hello again Friends, I wanted to show you the card I've been working on for a few days now.
The sketch over at Midnight Madness MMSC62 started it all off, as soon as I saw it I thought Christmas, and that's what it's become. I have to thank Cheryl Walker for her fab tutorial on how to make Rosettes and Rose buds from ribbon.

I've used a wonderful image called Sitting Pretty from Prairie Fairy Designs. Isn't she adorable.
I coloured her with my promarkers and glittered her wings with Glamour Dust. I will give you the rest of the recipe at the bottom of this post.

There were a few other challenges that inspired this creation, so I am entering her into the following challenges:

1 Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge: (MMSC62) I followed the wonderful sketch.

2. Fab n Funky Challenge: Would like to see Xmas in July

3. Winter Wonderland Challenge: Would like an angel and some glitter, I'm not sure this will qualify although I think she is very Angelic she is actually a Fairy.

4. 2 Sister Challenge: This is a new challenge blog for me which I found via the lovely Tina, and they would like to see Christmas in July this week.

4. One Stitch at a Time Challenge: would like to see you use a digital image somewhere on your creation this week.

5. Flutter by Wednesday Challenge: Would like to see at least 3 layers this week as well as a butterfly, Fairy or Angel.

Thank you for popping by to visit, I hope you have a lovely day.

Suzi x

Recipe: White hammered card for base and layering. Red pearl card for layering.
DP: Pm Joyoux Noel
Image: Sitting Pretty Fairy from Prairie Fairy Designs
Medium: Promarkers & Glamour Dust
Nestie's Labels 7 edges with stickles diamond
CB embossing folders: snowflakes & sledding
Chipboard heart & butterfly from local haberdashery store and coloured using promarkers
Flower: hand made using ribbon from


Stacy Walker said...

What a beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at the 2 Sisters Challenge I look forward to seeing your next creation. Good luck on the challenge.

Liz said...

Hopefully Suzie third time lucky ive just mailed u too
Great card and thanks for joining digi madness at OSAAT


andrea said...

gorgeous card,love all the detail and the image is beautiful thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky

Debbie said...

Hi Suzi, what a gorgeous card, I love how you have use the embossing on different layers. :)


Holly said...

Such a bright and cheery card! I love the white and contrasting red. And that flower is spectacular! I have to go check out the tutorial. Thanks for playing with us at MMSC this week.

Holly Miller

Spyder said...

Fabulous Christmas Card, love all your detail, thank you for joining OSAAT's Digi Challenge this week

Linby said...

wow Suzi this card is fantastic.

Danni said...

How fantastic! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge, again!

Margreet said...

wonderful card Suzi...this is really Christmas in July....great colours!...thanks for playing with OSAAT!
xxx Margreet

MaryB said...

What a truly awesome card. Your layering is just fantastic.

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

omword suzi!!! this is absolutely gorgeous! i love that image and she looks absolutely gorgeous in dark hair!!! i just love this whole card. must add it to my favorites for sure!

hugs :)

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I think we can stretch the challenge to includeher, she is very sweet and a very unusual Christmas crad, love all the detail. Thanks for playing at WW tis week. Marianne x

Priscilla said...

What an exceptional card..I love that flower too. wowza!! Such a wonderful entry and great take on the sketch too. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenges. If you have not joined the Crafter’s Digital Art Center I would like to personally invite you to come join in the fun :)

MMSC Hostess

Lexi said...

Stunning hunni! Gorgeous papers and i love the embossing...thanks for playing at OSAAT

hugs Lexi xxx

Dora said...

Awww, this is lovely and such an adorable stamp... got it too :) Thanks for joining us this week at OSAAT and good luck.

Cheryl said...

oh this is brilliant hun,gosh great take on the sketch,love that image and the detail wow amazing hun thanks for playing at OSAAT this week,love hugs cherylx

Carol said...

Suzi your card is just darling. I love all the fabulous detail you put into it. That flower is awesome. You have colored your image to perfection. What a great job you did with the sketch this week. Thanks so much for playing along in the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Carla aka scrappypug said...

How gorgeous is this! the paper is a perfect backgound for that image. Beautiful!

Viv said...

Wow Suzi! Your card is GORGEOUS! That rosette is brilliant and your fairy is showcased to perfection with your choice of colours.
Hugs Viv xxx

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Suzi - what an adorable card - I love all of your special touches - just stunning - love it!! Thanks for joining us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week - we love to see you play along! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

Jo Davies said...

Wow wonderful card & beautiful work!! Thanks for joining OSAAT! Hugs JO xxxx

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful Card Suzi. Thank you for joining us at 2 Sisters!!!! Hugs JO xxxx

Primitive Paper said...

What a bright and cheery card. I love all the 3D pop-ups you have given this. Great card and as always, thanks for joining us. Blessings, Tracy--MMDT

TinaB said...

Hi Suzi!!

What an amazing card!! I love the image and all the embellishments!! Just stunning xx Thanks for playing at 2 sisters challenge bog.
Hugs Tina xx

downrightcrafty said...

oh Suzi what an adorable interpretation of a glittery angel, and the card is so fresh looking too, just beautiful
Thanks for sharing and playing along with us at Winter Wonderland this week, hope you will be back on Friday for the next fun challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Padster said...

Fabulous card - Suzi - those DPs are gorgeous - Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week
Deb x

pam124 said...

Suzi, I really, really LOVE your beautiful card. My gosh, the details are astounding and perfectly put together. Your image is adorable and sparkly! Your ribbon flower is to die for. What a wonderful job you've done!

Thanks SO MUCH for joining in The Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge and I hope you can tune in and play with us again next week!


Kimberly S said...

Wow, what a beautiful job! Your faerie is beautiful and I love the gorgeous flower you've made! Thanks so much for joining us for this week's FBW challenge! :)

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Suzi so love those layers and image thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week.
Lorraine x

Danielle said...

This is quite the adorable christmas card Suzi! Your glittery angel/fairy is gorgeous and love those handmade rosettes! Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week!
Hugs, Danielle

Mary said...

What a beautiful Christmas card Suzi. Thanks for playing along at 2 Sisters Challenges.


Roberta Laliberte said...

Gorgeous Suzi! Love the rich colors!

Susan's crafty chaos said...

Beautiful card! Thanks very much for joining in with our Digi Madness challenge at OSAAT, and good luck! Don't forget to check back tomorrow to see the new challenge too :D

Mary said...

HI Suzi. I wanted to say again what a gorgeous card you made and thank you for playing along with our Christmas in July challenge at 2 Sisters Challenges. I am very excited to let you know that you are one of our top 3!! I hope you don't mind that I grabbed a picture of your card and added it to the list of winners on the challenge blog. We have a top 3 badge if you would like to grab it for your blog.