Friday, 16 August 2013

hi guys
Really really late post for this, I'm sorry Teri :/

but its a cool challenge guys and you should come play along with  Delicious Doodles & Christmas in August!
this week i started making a card and from one moment to the next my day went crazy, i didn't get back to it till very late last night, i sat and cut it all out  having printed it earlier before the crazy began, layered it all out as i do before i stick it down and thought nope that's all wrong, so went off and redesigned printed it all off and cut again, layed it out and nooo i hated it ,lol it was 1am at this point and i just could not face it again so off to bed i go, just as i am dropping off to sleep an idea comes into my weary brain!
so up early today, see hubby off to work, sort the cats , tidy the house, run to the doctors then back to get the card done.

so it is completely different from the original holly fairy i was originally going to do, all girly and flowery with berries and glitter lol, but i have to admit i love how this one came out

the ribbon looks darker in the pic than it really is 

i started with silver holographic mirri, and layers a wonderful swirly snow fall paper , from My Craft Studio, which i had darkened a little in the graphics program to the size i wanted, the images i used are Emo Christmas & Skully Xmas Wreath and were printed to size , coloured and fussy cut,( those twigs on the wreath took an age lol).
i poked the girl through the centre of the wreath positioned her and using a little glue on the underside stuck her down. once dry i added sticky pads to the underside and placed on the card leaving space at the top for the ribbon. to finish i used glamour dust and gems to bling it up, after all you have to have a bit of bling at Christmas :)

so come on and have a go, you can to traditional or like me go alternative.

happy crafting xx


  1. fabulous card, love the colours, and the design, Px

  2. WOW this is fabulous Kay! My favourite colour too.

    Linda xxx

  3. Oh boy! You must be square eyed after fussy cutting all those twigs! Fabulous card though hun. Funny how it takes several goes sometimes. . . xx

  4. This is brilliant Sweetie, well worth all the effort, a superb result x

  5. Fantastic card love the skulls xxx

  6. Fabulous Christmas card, love the rich colours they go so well with the images.

    Sylv xx
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT

  7. Fabulous card Kay, love it hun xxx

  8. Stunning image, love the colours too. Hugs Txx

  9. I love this card, it so makes me want that image....lovely work Cheers, Holley

  10. This is stunning & a beautiful colour xx

  11. Love the colours and the ribbon, really done like skulls on cards, sorry but they are the bones of dead people lol! I do appreciate the work you've put in though xx