Wednesday, 4 November 2009

I'm getting blue this Christmas...

..with the colours on these cards! Ha Ha.

My good friend Jackie came over yesterday for a crafting sesh.
We took in a trip to my local(ish) craft shop in Poynton and bought an item or two, as you do.
One of the items I got was a pair of snowflakes clear stamps by Papermania.
(You can see one of them on the first card).
I used SU Bashful Blue CS and embossed white card with the Cuttlebug Fleur-de-Lis embossing folder, mounting it onto silver mirri card.  I stamped the 'snowflake/bauble with SU Bashful Blue.
It's mounted on the inverted scallop Nestie Jackie bought at Poynton and I nabbed to make this card. I wasn't sure about this style of Nestie until I tried it out, now I want it! Doh!
The greeting is framed with one of my Nestie label thingies. Can't remember the name of it for the minute..

This gorgeous little girl belongs to my best mate Pam. She did tell me what the stamp was, but as usual, my brain cell has hibernated and I've forgotten.
(I stamped her while were all on holiday in Burnham).
I framed her with a Nestie labels 4. SEE! I CAN remember SOME things! Ha Ha
She's coloured with Promarkers. Well only one Promarker actually. I glittered up the snowflakes in the image with silver Glamour Dust. As with the first card, I've mounted her on a piece of white card, embossed with a Cuttlebug Snowflake folder, (Nabbed off Jackie) and dabbed with SU Bashful Blue ink to make the snowflakes pop, then mounted onto silver mirri card.

Going to do more blue card, 'coz the colours are so wintry and cool.
Hope you like them as much as I do. Please let me know. I love your comments.

Thanks for your visit today.
Viv xx


eiyiyi said...

Lovely cards, Viv. So sweet yet so elegant. Great job. eileen xox

Dawn Edwards said...

I think Both of your cards are SO beautiful!!! I'm on a Blue kick as well. I still have a few thanksgiving cards to make but stuck on my Blues! Your so lucky to have such great friends to scrap trade with. I need to find me one as living in rural Wyoming there is not too much for craft stores. LOTS of Online shopping or Improvising.

issy said...

Both beautiful I love the blue.


Ila said...

These are over the top Gorgeous Viv!!..I love the color blue..but your use of the nesties and embossing is Beautiful!! that little gal too!..Hugs, Ila

Jackie said...

Absolutely perfect Viv, and I was there when you made them so I know :o)
Jackie xx

Natalie said...

Beautiful cards Viv. x

Ila said...

Hi Viv..I have an Award for you on my blog...(no pressure)..Hugs, Ila

Beth Norman said...

Wow, these are gorgeous, Viv. So, so pretty.

Lorie said...

Hi Viv!
WOW!! These cards are gorgeous! I know it's been said already, but that blue is stunning!! Makes me ready for some snow. Beautiful!!

Love Ya!

Oma said...

2 more gorgeous creations!

thread-bare said...

2 Great cards Viv... sounds like you had a great day crafting xx Clare x

Marisa said...

Thanks for your kind comment on my blog :D I can see why Mercy selected you as a guest designer. Your cards are wonderful. Just love how you used the Fleur Des Lis EF on this card and that shape of nestie is will used to frame the ornament. Great card. The second image is adroable!! Love how you sponged around it and also love how you dabbed the snowflake EF with the blue. Great cards :D

Renee said...

So so cute!! I just love them both!!