Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Another Christmas card.....

I find myself so busy these days, and I want to get a head start on those Christmas cards, tags and gifts! A couple of weeks ago I was at an all day crop and was able to use my distress inks to do up this rather simple card.I am trying to keep the Christmas cards fairly simple, as it just gets so expensive to mail if there are alot of embellishments!

I have so admired Dena's ability to use the distress inks so well...so I have been on a mission to try and master them. I really love the distress inks, quite easy to play with! I also placed lots of glitter on her hat and trim.....

I am hoping the next couple of days to get cracking on some holiday happenings here on the blog! I am going to enter this card into the challenge over at Lady Bug Crafts....the challenge is...Christmas Sparkle! Thank-you Lisa for letting me know all about this challenge!

23 comments:

Sharon Keanly said...

Oh wow Christine... this card is stunning. An excellent job with the colouring... I am so impressed. Take care, Sharon

Lisa Jane said...

This card is beautiful Christine ... if i could colour half as good as you i would be pleased!
Love that little image and her sparkly fur trim.
Love it
Lisa ;)
ps you could enter our Christmas Sparkle challenge at ladybug crafts ink with this card

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beuatiful. There are several challenges you could enter this into you know. Love the colour fo the ribbon and bow. Marianne x

Fleur said...

Wow what a stunning card, I adore the colour combo.
Hugz Fleur xXx

Martinas Welt said...

Christine, how cute this card is!! Soo lovely! And I love the colouring!!!
Martina xox

chris said...

Hi Christine, this is so, so, so, so, so, special, the artwork is amazing. love it so very much. hugs chris xx

Whimsey said...

Oh goodness; LOVE that sparkle; what a great image, layout and card - love it!

Thanks for joining LCI's Christmas sparkle challenge this week!

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

This is just so beautiful!!! I am so with you on the busy-ness of these days. Love the simplicity and colours of the card and your colouring is just WOW!!

Hugs Judy xx

Kat said...

Gorgeous card Christine. I love how you've coloured that sweet image.

Kat xx

Julie said...

Beautiful colouring as always Christine, a lovely card

Nilla said...

To be a rather "simple" card, LOL, I think you distressing is very professional! Gorgeous card, Christine! Hugs Nilla

Dena said...

Oh girl! This is just gorgeous!!!! I love the burgundy and olive colors together, soooo Victorian!!! Your coloring is absolutely breathtaking!! Great work!
P.S. Watch my blog on Friday for a shout out for you!!!
Hugs, Dena

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Christine this is stunning the colours, ribbon and that image are just perfect.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Monique said...

THUD!!! This is beautiful Christine!!Wonderful choice of colors and perfect coloring..Love the sparkle :)

debby4000 said...

oh this is so cute, what a wonderful card Christine.
luv
Debby

D K Crafts said...

Hi Christine. This is absolutely gorgeous. Love the rich colours and papers. Beautiful image and perfectly coloured. Think your colouring is fantastic as always. Can't wait to see what you have planned. Donna

sueincanada said...

Adorable as always Christine.

pinky said...

Christine its just gorgeous and your colouring with the distress inks is brilliant!! Thanks for playing along at LCI this week.
Pinky

Dawn B. said...

This is really beautiful. I love your coloring. I think you mastered the inks..It looks great..Love this image.. so sweet.

TropicLuv said...

Such an adorable stamp! Your coloring is just perfect and so perfect! Love the background paper you used! Aloha, J:)

Rachel said...

Oh my gosh i just love this Christmas card!! Definately going to have to go check out the lilli of the valley stamps!! Thanks Christine!!
hugs,
Rachel

Grenouille Greetings said...

Perfect painting with those distress inks, Christine. She's a dol! Hugs, Lesley

Rusty said...

Beautiful card thanks for joining us at Ladybug Crafts Ink,good luck! Tams