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Monday, 23 July 2012

No sooner than the sun comes out

than it's time for Christmas!!

Hi blogworld

Well as you will know, if you've been putting up with my waffle for any length of time, I'm not a Christmas should be started early sort of gal.  Christmas, as far as I'm concerned, starts 1st December and not a minute before.

However, I was coerced by my bosses at The Cutie Pies to go get my Christmas boxes, sneeze through the dust and make a Christmas card as this time the challenge over at the Cuties is 'Christmas in July'.

Our sponsor is Digi Doodle Shop and there is a fab prize on offer!

So without further ado, here is the card I made:

Front shot:

Detail of image and trying to show the glitter on hat:

I used:

Stamp:
Stampavie - Gillian Roberts: Kitten
coloured with my Promarkers

Die:
Nestie oval

Paper:
Daisy Bucket - Wrapped wishes

Anything else?
Bit of a feather
very, very, very old snowflake button (which I don't think works anyway)
ditto to the Craftwork sentiment
Ribbon from my box
Glamour Dust

So come on then, join in, dig out those Christmas themed products and lets pretend it's snowing!!!

See you at The Cutie Pies,
Sarah

PS - Do you think piccies of the kittens in Santa hats would work as well????

A challenge, or two:

Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge blog: Christmas in July

Lollipop Crafts: Challenge #84 - Christmas in July

Addicted to Stamps: Challenge #35 - Christmas in July

19 comments:

Elaine said...

Gorgeous image Sarah and a super card well done hugs Elaine

sue - bearhouse said...

Hi Sarah, your card is gorgeous, I love that cute image and the sparkle on the hat looks wonderful.

Hope you are enjoying the good weather

Hugs Sue

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Sarah,love your colours...great image.xxx

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card Sarah love the image and the layout is beautiful. Caroline xxx

Jo Davies said...

Morning Sarah gorgeous card, love it! Have a great day Jo xxx

Tracey T said...

I was going to say that a kitty in a Santa hat was perfect given your situation, but real-life kitties in little Santa hats would also be very sweet. Not sure where you'd put the glitter tho'... Hugs, Tracey xx

Alyce said...

Awwww this is THE cutest Sarah! I love the beautiful image...so cute! :D

Teresa Arsenault said...

Sarah, this design won my heart at the feather. Then I saw the close-up of the kitten with the glittery brim on its hat and I was in love. Beautiful design. TFS.
Blessing hugs,
Teresa

Wendy Fraser said...

So cute! A friend has just lent me this stamp to play with, I hope I make something half as nice as yours xx

coops said...

aw so sweet sarah.gorgeous image and i love your colours and sparkle :D

xx coops xx

catherine said...

With the way the weather has been lately I'm so surprised it hasn't snowed yet!!.
A fantastic card Sarah and well done for giving in. This is one less than you will have to make come 1st dec!!!
x catherine

Vicky said...

So gorgeous...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Molecraft said...

Oh this is so sweet Sarah, glad you dusted off that christmas stash!
Helen x

Anne-Marie said...

I was just about to hit the "unsubscribe" button.....how very wude not to be Christmassy all year...haaa! Kitties in Santa hats saved the day.....who could resist?! See....not hard, was it? Go make more...you're very good at it....haaa!

Karen said...

it's stunning! you should make one every week lol Karen x

Wedgie said...

Cute card Sarah! That image is so sweet and I think you're piccies of the kittens are fab! Wedgie xxx

Nicole said...

The pussycat is soooo very sweet. Lovely card. Thanks so much for joining us @ ATSC, Good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs, Nicole

Christine L said...

awwww this is a real cutie... and well done for starting your Christmas cards!! And yes, I think pics of your kittens in santa hats would work very well!

Btw.... if you pop over to my blog today, you'll see that we're starting up a fab new challenge blog, for lovers of PINK everywhere!! Hope you can join in the fun and help spread the word!

Hugs
Christine x

Cyndi said...

Very cute Christmas card! Love the cat! Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts for our July challenge!