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Saturday, 17 December 2011

New challenge at Sweet Stampin'

Hello blogworld

Told you it was a fluke that I posted so regularly!  Have been very busy, so went back to normal and apologies that you haven't seen me for a few days.  You probably aren't going to see me regularly either for the next couple of weeks as school broke up today for the holidays and they don't go back until the 4th - so will only have evenings for crafting, plus we've got Grandad coming up to stay over Christmas so I can't really disappear into the dining room every evening!

Have been so busy this week. Been to school twice - once for Emily's school play and then for Carol singing.  The only other play she's been in was the Nursery Nativity, so we hit the big time this year ;-)  Unfortunately she didn't really look like she was enjoying herself, she was a snowman and stood there for most of the time twiddling her hair!  Been and finished our Christmas shopping so only the wrapping of presents to finish off now.  Organised for once this time!!

Anyway enough waffle from me, this post is supposed to be about the new challenge over at Sweet Stampin'!  This week we are sponsored by Di's Digis and the prize is a $10 voucher to spend in the shop.  Also the challenge runs for two weeks this time - to allow you all time off over Christmas!  So why not pop over and join in, you'll get even more inspiration from my Teamies wonderful creations.

For this challenge we would like to see your glittery / sparkly / blingy creations!  So without any further ado here is my glittery creation, along with lots of pictures to show the glitter.

Front shot of card:

Detail of image, trying to get the glitter here!:


Even sprayed the flowers with Glimmer Mist - first time I've tried this!:


I used:

Di's Digi image - Cuddle Christmas; coloured with my Promarkers (all the fur trims covered in Glamour Dust), die-cut and mounted onto nesties.  I even added a touch of  Stickles to the the papers!
The papers are - crate paper; Snowy Day Collection.
The flowers and heart pins are from Wild Orchid Crafts and the flowers have been sprayed with Gold Glimmer Mist.
Sentiment created on the computer and die-cut with Shapeabilities - fancy tags 2.

Hope everyone is coping OK with the stresses of Christmas looming on the horizion and the snow hasn't affected anyone too badly.

See you soon,
Sarah

A challenge, or two,:

The Cutie Pie Challenge - #7 Use a Sentiment

Di's Digi Challenge - Christmas

Totally Gorjuss - Challenge 111 - for someone special; this is my daughter's Christmas card

Stampin' for the Weekend - Challenge #22 - Christmas

24 comments:

Craftdee said...

Love your card, Sarah. Great colours and super cute image, beautifully coloured. Love that bling :-) I've got to say that telling us less organized mortals that you've only got your wrapping to do really is just showing off :-) Donna

Doreen said...

A gorgeous card Sarah,love the image and all your glitter.xxx

Faye said...

Hey you. Hope things are not too hectic for you over the coming week. I think this is soooooooooooo sweet. The flower loooks fab in the corner. xxx

Faye said...

Hey you. Hope things are not too hectic for you over the coming week. I think this is soooooooooooo sweet. The flower loooks fab in the corner. xxx

Vicky said...

So adorable Sarah...!

big hugs Vicky xx

Juls said...

gorgeous!! Love the fabulous yellow flower in the corner! Hugs Juls

Hazel said...

Hi sarah

What a wonderful card - I love it.

I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

Hazel x

Arabella said...

Oooh this is gorgeous Sarah! I love all that sparkle!
Glad to hear you are organised for Christmas! Yay you! I wish I was! I'm still trying to decide on a Christmas menu : )

Arabella

Abi said...

Hmm, one can fall out with those organised type people you know!! Good for you hon, I've still got shopping to do so need to pull my finger out really!

In Emily's defence, there's not much else you can do as a snowman really lol!! Bless her, I've been through a fair few of these events myself.

Anyway the card....gorgeous! xx

Wendy said...

This is soooo sweet Sarah, really gorgeous.
Wendy xx

coops said...

gorgeous card sarah.love all your sparkle and the image is so sweet.
aw bless emily in her play.i think it all gets a little overwhelming for them.one minute they are just doing rehearsals with a few people watching and then all of a sudden theres all these parents.lol.
i didn`t get to see my little mans this year as i had to work but hubby went and really enjoyed it.little man was a narrator this year.he was also asked to read a poem in church tommorow for the carol service but he wouldn`t.lol

xx coops xx

Pauline said...

This is such a sweet card, love the sparkle and your colouring is fantastic!

Flowergirl said...

This is gorgeous Sarah, how cute is that image! Adorable card x
Wendy x

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card Sarah! Super cute image and love all the sparkle, fab flower too :o)

I think the plays can be a bit scary for little ones, with loads of parents watching - Dex can be quite shy so we were surprised how well he coped with it, although he did suck his thumb a lot!

Wish I was as organised as you, still got loads to do... eek! Lisa x

Anita said...

Aww, this is so pretty! Love the spray on the flower too, I haven't tried that yet.

Wilma Z said...

Beautiful card. Love the image, of course. Thanks for joining us at Di's Digi.

Rebekah said...

What a cute card Sarah I have this paper too so funky for xmas. Mine don't go back until 5th Jan so we shall be busy here too! Hope you have a lovely christmas! Hugs rebekah xx

Patricia Garcia said...

Really Special, Thanks for playing this week at TG Challenge Blog, Have a safe holiday season!!

Hugs,
Patricia

Natali said...

Beautiful card. So lovely bright colours and colouring of cute image.Amazing flower details.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!
Hugs
Natali

Heike said...

Wow, your creation is wonderful. Thanks for joining in with us at Totally Gorjuss Challenge this time, Come play again soon.

Hugs
Heike

Kelly Schelske said...

So cute, love that sweet image!

Thank you so much for playing along with us at Di's Digis!!

Good luck,
Kelly

Woo said...

Such a Cute Card! Ideal for the Cutie Pie Challenge! Thank you for Playing! Woo x

karen said...

Gorgeous card Sarah, the flower is beautiful all misted up, thanks so much for joining us at Cutie Pie challenges, Karenx

Hazel said...

This card really made me smile, such a lovely image. Thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie Challenges for our use a sentiment challenge,
Hugs
H xx