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Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Bijou Christmas

Evening all!  Phew, what a day!  My boss is on holiday now until the kids go back to school, and it has been manic.  First day back after the weekend and I am shattered already.  Mind you, that could have a lot to do with not sleeping well for the last two nights.  I am hoping that "dead on my feet" will ensure a decent night's kip tonight.

I'm well into my Christmas card making now, ahead of schedule for a change, but as the majority of my cards need to be posted, and UK postage is now so scary, I have gone for bijou cards this year - small and uncluttered, to try and keep some of the costs down.  Here is another one of those...


For this little one (6x4 card base) I have used
Lili of the Valley's Polar Pair
Painted with Distress Inks (ReInkers)
Matted on a layer of Bo Bunny Double Dots paper
Sentiment is Personal Impressions
Woodware Snowflake punch and a pink pearl from stash
Voila!

And before anyone asks, yes, of course I ordered some of the new release from Lili!  I'm really quite excited about a new batch of rubber plopping onto the doormat, especially as it will contain the new James the Bear stamps.  Do you think I need to get out more?  Nah, I'm happy here!
 
At Dorte's request I am entering this in the ABC Christmas Challenge
Q is for Quick (even though it wasn't!)

Hugs, Squirrel xx

PS.  I have candy on offer in case you missed the post - link to it is in my sidebar



19 comments:

Donna Mosley said...

Very cute card Squirrel, love the image. Hope you get some sleep tonight hun.

Donna x

Dot said...

Cute and beautiful, Squirrel, I would love to see your card at ABC Christmas Challenge, joining our Q for Quick,
hugs Dorte

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the image.xxx

Kat W said...

No need to leave the house Squirrel when you have brand new LOTV stamps to play with! Well, I wouldn't anyway - lol!
Gorgeous CAS card - I think I need to try this approach for my Christmas cards this year. Bijou is the way forward :-)

Big hugs, Kat x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Awwwww I love that cute image. Wonderful colouring as always and I the CAS design is perfection.
Enjoy your new stamps when they arrive.
hugs Sue xx

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Squirrel. That stamp is soooo cute.
Lorraine x

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Who would be silly enough to ask if you got some of the new Lili stamps?!?!?!?!! Love your holiday cards. When you are done with yours you can start mine.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I say blow the postage costs, it's Christmas. Having said that your card is so cute and gorgeous too

Claire said...

This is just adorable - love the cute image and CAS style - I need to make more of this type for posting too! Hugs, Claire x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is gorgeous sweetie. I love your CAS cards as they always still look fabulous. Mine just look like that I couldn't be bothered. Lol!!!

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxxx

Pop's Cards said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!!! hugs Pops x x x

~@ngie~ said...

this is just too cute darl... love that image & the colours & your colouring technique ;) hehehe

love n hugz Angie xXx

Michelle B. said...

I love the soft colors and the image is way too cute! I truly love the simplicity of your card, beautiful! So glad you joined us for our Quick Challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge!

downrightcrafty said...

I do so love your style of cards and wonderful images and colouring
Hugs Kate xx

Mad Moose said...

Lovely card hun. x

coops said...

so gorgeous squirrel.i love the sweet image and your colourng is stunning ;D
Thanks so much for my gorjuss birthday card too.apologies for being late in thanking you :D

xx coops xx

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card.
luv
Debby

Jennifer said...

This is soooo sweet, Squirrel. Love it!

Hugs,
Jennifer. x

Samantha said...

Oh hunny super cute card, Thanks for Playing along with us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

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