Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Allsorts Challenge 19

Morning Folks.....time to share my card for this week's challenge over at Allsorts.....which is

SNOWFLAKES IN SEPTEMBER







Papers: Fancy Pants....Christmas Magic Collection
Snowflake: Cuttlebug Die
Images: Basic Grey...Itsy Bitsy Stamps....Granola Collection
Hero Arts: Snowflakes
Sentiment: Hero Arts
Snowflake Charms...button and silver cord from stash
Decoart Glamour Dust

Snowflakes are definitely one of my favourite Christmas Elements and I love this Cuttlebug Die.......I think it was definitely money well spent....I will be using it over and over again....probably until you are sick fed up of seeing it.     And I love to create my own background papers.....this is a gorgeous colour wash paper but I wanted to introduce the butterfly theme.....so stamped the butterfly image (second impression...for any of you starting out stampers....that means that you ink your stamp and stamp onto scrap paper and then without reinking......stamp the image onto the background paper....so creating a faded impression.....I didn't want it to be too bright and in your face...then stamped this gorgeous little snowflake image from Hero Arts...the journalling block and sentiment all with Tim Holtz Distress Ink....Aged Mahogany.  Finished off by giving the snowflakes a generous dusting of the old Glamour Dust.
Catch up with you all tomorrow for sneaky peek Thursday.
Hugs Kath xxxxxxx

44 comments:

Donna said...

This is a really beauty Kath :) Donna x

~ Ali ~ said...

This is fabulous Kath, AM looks fabulous when stamped and the sentiment is great too. A stunner my friend.

ribenaruby said...

Beautiful winters creation.Thanks for the fab tips!

tanjascraps said...

Oh this is beautiful!!! and the saying is so true and pretty...

Nettie said...

this card is sooo beautiful! wonderful work. Nettie x

Anesha said...

Fantastic card, love the background. Anesha

Caroline said...

Stunning card Kath! So delicate and pretty. Caroline x

Christine (Craftling) said...

Ooohh!! Lovely snowflake cards! Love both this one and the last one.. Gorgeous!

Hugs,
Chris xx

Maria JEsus said...

Kath, beautiful card.
I like that butterfly. :)

MJ

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

Simply gorgeous kath! Love the snowflakes!! A stunning colour combo!
Judy x

Crafting Andy said...

What a fab card. I wouldn't think to use a butterfly on Christmas cards. But I love it.
Hugz Andrea.xx

coldwaters2 said...

Gorgeous creation Kath.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Pauline C said...

Stunning Kath - I love this Cuttlebug die too and have that sentiment ... but would never have thought of such a stylish way to put them together :-)
Pauline x

"Tillymint" said...

Another beautiful card Kath love the butterfly image and yes that snowflake is something else!

Dolly said...

This is really special Kath, love the sentiment and those snowflakes.:)xx

Crafty Dawn said...

love the sentiment on this card and below this post I quite agree with you if you gave every one chocolate that wrote lovely things about dear beautiful Buddy I am sure you would need a wharehouse full of sweet delights lol I do think you were a bit meen taking him to the vet though lol I have lots of fun reading your blog and looking at yr wonderful creations have a super day hun

Love Dawn xx

Helen said...

Beautiful card Kath! Love the sentiment...and your colour combo is delicious!
Helen x

slinkycat said...

Really gorgeous card and the quote is perfect :) xx

Pia said...

wooooow what a great card

Marja Sch said...

What a gorgeous creation. Hugs Marja

HazelQ said...

Very beautiful card! I love the papers and the snowflakes look very cute!

Jo said...

A gorgeous card, I love it and the sentiment is lovely. Jo x

Wishcraft said...

This is so beautiful! Your have such gorgeous creations on your blog :o) Lisa x

butlersabroad said...

Absolutely beautiful card. I have family arriving from England on Oct 3rd and when asked if I wanted anything crafty I asked for the snowflake/bauble stamp from papermania... all thanks to you!

weewiccababe said...

have run out of adjectives Kath - its stunning, no other words for it
Debz
xx

Debs said...

Hiya Kath
Absolutely stunning!!! Love your instructions as well. Thanks for joining us again at Allsorts.
Hope you are well.
Take care
Debs xx

Unfading Spring said...

Well Kath, what can I say that's not been said above. I love this and how clever the way you have incorperated the butterfly image,

Hugs Carol x

Lynda said...

Another beauty Kath - just love those colours.

Lynda xxx

scotspanda said...

oooh gorgeous card Kath, love the snowflake die it is fab and I am loving the butterfly idea

thanks for joining in our snowflake challenge at Allsorts

lotsalove

Amandaxxx

Tara said...

A stunning card Kath and I love the magical sentiment, it's fab!
Hugs Tara xx

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Hi Kath!

Wow this is just stunning i'd love to know where you get your inspiration as my mojo is contemplating packing its bags and staging a walk out lol!

thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Kath such a stunning card!
I am really love your paper and your design and detail are gorgeous!
hugs
kim x

ps love the pop up comment box!
hugs
kim x

Merry said...

That is so beautiful and what a lovely saying. Thanks again for that stamping tip.

Kat said...

Fantastic card Kath. I love that snowflake too. Must get mine out of hiding!!

Kat x

Hapi said...

hello... hapi blogging... have a nice day! just visiting here....

Swaantje said...

What a wonderful winters creation,Kath.
Your card is beautiful.

Hugs
Swaani

Jules said...

Hi Kath

A beautiful Christmas card.

Great colours and a lovely sentiment that you have managed to replicate with the gorgeous butterfly and snowflakes.

Love it!

Thank you for playing along with the Allsorts Challenge this week.

Love Jules xx

* Shaz * said...

Gorgeous card Kath, i love the butterfly xx

Beth said...

This is beautiful Kath! Snowflakes are definitely my fave on Christmas cards, the colours are gorgeous too!

Beth xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so gorgeous, what a wonderful idea to use a butterfly too.
luv
Debby

Cass said...

Gorgeous card Kath,as are all the cards I've missed seeing.Love the sneaky peeks too.
Hugs
Cass xxx

doris said...

Beautiful winters creation... Wow!!

Hugs
Doris

Tab said...

Oh hun your card is utterly gorge, love that image, and such a delish colour combo too, I feel I may need to make a card soon in these colours LOL!
Hugs Tab xxx

Rach said...

Hi Kath,
you really do make the most beautiful cards.. hugs rachxx

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