Tuesday, September 29, 2009

World Tour of Cardmaking

Morning folks....I am so happy you decided to stop by ...and a big welcome to those of you who have made it here from the Moxie Fab World Blog.....yes....we are counting down to the 4th WORLD CARDMAKING DAY on October 3rd.....when cardmakers from across the globe get together to share inspiration...have lots of fun and generally celebrate the joy of creating and giving handmade cards....a wonderful hobby that we all share.  Have you decided what you are doing to celebrate....I hope you will  join in the fun
And what a great start to the tour on Monday....fabulous creations from all our cardmaking sisters in Europe and I was so thrilled to see my lovely blogging buddy Peet with her "out of this world and blow me away" creations.

"COUNTDOWN TO WORLD CARDMAKING DAY"
and today we are visiting Australia and the UK
I am absolutely over the moon to be invited to participate in this event and
here is the card I made to share with you all.... for those of you who pop over on a regular basis...
you will know I absolutely adore snowflakes and because I can only use them at certain times of the year....let's just say from now until Christmas it will be
"Snowflakes in Abundance"



and to all my wonderful cardmaking buddies from across the globe.....
here is my Christmas wish for you

Snowflakes: Cuttlebug Die
Stamp: Hero Arts...Old Letter Writing
Tiny Snowflakes
Flower: Prima Sprite
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads....Antique Linen.. Brushed Corduroy..Aged Mahogany
Ranger: Seafoam White Embossing Powder
Self Adhesive Gems
Sentiment: Scrapworks Shimmer Shapes
Adorn-It Tiny Etched Alphabet
Ribbon: Maya Road

And there are fabulous prizes up for grabs from
all you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is leave a comment here on my blog....then pop over to Moxie Fab World and leave a comment there too.....you will have the chance to see one of the projects from my blog and today's prize.....as well as links to the other featured cardmakers.....and if you visit Moxie Fab World each day this week.....you will see lots of cards from different regions of the world and have the opportunity to comment-to-win on each of the participating blogs.....so lots of chances to pick up fabulous prizes.
Comments will close on Sunday October 4th at midnight and prize winners will be announced on Moxie Fab World on Tuesday 6th October...... prizes will be shipped directly from the manufacturers.
And here are some more links with lots of ideas on how you can participate.....

WCMD website.....where you can get lots of ideas on how to celebrate this special day
WCMD Contest.......why don't you enter this contest with a chance to be published in the March/April 2010 issue of Paper Crafts magazine with amazing prizes to be won from some of the world's most loved crafting companies
WCMD Blog Tour.....fabulous inspiration from 25 of the world's most talented cardmakers and the chance to grab a 25% off coupon code to spend at Paper Crafts online store.
We would love if you would join us for this week of fabulous inspiration...it's going to be great fun...so grab a coffee and take off on your very own world wide blog hop tour......all from the comfort of your armchair....and thank you for taking the time to stop off here...and I'm sure you will enjoy the rest of your journey.
Hugs Kath xxxxxxx

160 comments:

Jose said...

Love this card Kath, and the inside is just gorgeous
Jose xx

Unfading Spring said...

Good Morning Kath, and may i take this oppotunity to say congratulations on being chosen for WCMD, to me you are the best in the world.
Your card is fabulous as usual, I love snowflakes too, they are just magical.

Big Hugs Carol x

Kim Dellow said...

Oh wow Kath, lovely Chrimbo make! What fun is it to do a world tour? I love seeing all the lovely makes worldwide. It is fabulous to be able to share it with you too, I've always loved your work! Kim

Kat said...

Hi Kath another fabby card both inside and out. Love that snowflake too. Mine has been in use too. Maybe not as much as yours yet lol!!

Kat x

"Tillymint" said...

Great card Kath-so pleased to see you in this mix - can't wait to see who is representing Australia!!
TFS

Desire Fourie said...

Kath I just love this Xmas creation and will never get enough of your beautiful snowflake creations.
Hugs
Desire

ribenaruby said...

Hi Kath, only been following you a short while, don't know why I didn't find you sooner. Love your creations, they are truly out of this world. Thanks for sharing your wonderful talent and what a great opportunity this is to see and visit other blogs. Best wishes, Ruby x

Fifi said...

I've come from the Moxie Fab blog and I'm glad I did, I've had a good look around and seen some of your wonderful work, it is all very inspiring

scrappyjacky said...

A gorgeous card as always,Kath... I'm with you on snowflakes.... shame they can't be used all year.

NinaB said...

Oh, Kath, this is just fabulous. I love the neutral background that makes the snowflakes pop. Greetings from Croatia!

Terrie B x said...

`Gorgeous` card Kath....must catch up with the Christmas cards!!!
Have a lovely Day :)xxx

Elaine said...

This is stunning, Kath!

TesaB said...

Totally gorgeous!!!! Love it, thanks for sharing!

Stacy said...

All i can say is WOW! Your card is beautiful. So much attention to detail. Love it!

Dragonlady said...

Hi Kath,

What a stunning card. Unusual colours for Christmas but so effective. I love it.

Ali x

kazy2004 said...

Hi Kath,
aren't we just in the best of company. Your card is divine, makes me feel like a winter christmas.
Cheers karen in Australia

Donna VW said...

I love the color/paper choices and the snowflakes!

Terri E. said...

This is such a fun vintage/bling card.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Lynne said...

Hiya Kath

What a great idea - a worldwide blog hop!

Love the card - the snowflakes are gorgeous.

Lynne.x

Tina said...

Love this. I need to get moving on making some Christmas cards. You've inspired me! Thanks for sharing. :)

Ginger said...

I love the colors you choose and the white on white. amazing.

ScrapMomOf2 said...

This is gorgeous! Beautiful card! I just have to add . . . Buddy's face is adorable! What a sweetheart!

Carrie O said...

What a beautiful card love all the details especially the inside of the card, Wow I'm so impressed thanks for sharing

Rach said...

A really delicious christmas card Kath, so beautifully made. hugs rachxx

brenda said...

Hi Kath

A stunner as usual, did my trip round yesterday and there really are som great cards across the glob.

B x

Jamie said...

Very nice card!

zielonooka said...

beautiful, beautiful card!!
best regards from Poland
Zielonooka:)

Dolly said...

Those fab snowflakes again, a great card :)x

Jeni said...

What a beautiful card! I love the accents & used. And, the inside is just as wonderful as the outside.

Gabriela said...

Your card is superb. I can see why you were selected to participate in the WCMD feature - your artistry is sensational.

Tanya Rudd said...

Wonderful talent, thank you for creating for us to see.

http://trudd.blogspot.com/

Helen said...

Beautiful card Kath! Love the layout, and the colours are gorgeous! Lovely sentiment inside too! :0)
Helen x

Betty-Ann said...

Beautiful, soft card! I especially like how you did the inside of it. Thanks for sharing!

Lynda said...

Wow Kath you've done yourself proud here - fabulous card and love the greeting.

Love Lynda xxx

Megan A. said...

wow! this is beautiful! can't believe how much work you put into the inside!

JulyeB said...

Lovely card Kath quite classy colour scheme thanks for the inspiation and Hi to Buddy thanks Julye

Magda said...

Fantastic card! I love colours and snowflakes.
Magda :)

StampinCathy said...

WOW! This Christmas card is just beautiful. Love the colors and details. The inside of the card is just as beautiful as the outside. Thanks for this inspiring eye candy along this fun tour.

Mel said...

This card is pretty, I love the kraft and red combo...what a fun look!

CKH in Tulsa, OK, USA said...

Such a warm and welcoming color scheme and the inside is just as beautiful as the front!

Jessica said...

Love this card!! The colors are so warm for the frosty season (perfect blend) :)

Sarah H. said...

I also love, love, love snowflakes! Great card and I love the insides as well. I think I'll incorporate making the insides just as pretty as the outside for this year's batch of Christmas cards!

Marla said...

Just beautiful work!

Tab said...

Ooooh Kath your card is to die for hun, love the paper you have used and the inside is just a delish as the outside, totally gorge!
Hugs Tab xxx

Helen F. said...

Love the colors and vintage feel to your card, Kath...beautiful!

Christine said...

such a beautiful card! i love it!

Shellie Hartsock said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for the inspiration.

Peet said...

oh..love this gorgeous christmas card, Kath!!! the snowfloke are so very beautiful!!

Thanks for your sweet words...
Love your work too
hugs
peet x

charli said...

So festive and the inside is gorgeous too.

Lucy Abrams said...

Kath this is wonderful- love your sparkly snowflakes. GOrgeous card.

Allison said...

fabulous snowflakes and well done to you
AllisonX

Kim Piggott said...

Wow,wow,wow, Kath this is so very beautiful I love it!
What a fabulous design and your paper and detail are so gorgeous love those snowflakes!
hugs
kim x

jan farnworth said...

how pretty.

CinnamonSally said...

lovely card Kath. Love the colour combo and the great snowflakes!!

bluepoohbear75 said...

Great card. I love the decoration on the front and the sentiment inside. Thanks for sharing.

resmith said...

Great card!! Love all the snowflakes and the inside is just fantastic!

Lorraine said...

Wow! Love the attention to detail on your card! Stunning!

Gwen said...

OOOHHH! Very pretty! Love the colors and I always admire people who are working on Christmas cards already! :)

Stephanie V said...

Love your blog Kath.

Your cards are fab, I aspire to my cards looking as professional as yours are.

Steph

Martha said...

wow, just beautiful, love all the colors.

Summer said...

This is such a cute, wonderful card!

Lillian Child said...

What a UNIQUE card - very creative!

Angela Fehr said...

I think this colour scheme is great! I would never have thought of it!

Jaquelyn said...

Oh! Snowflakes! Gorgeous! Lovely! That is really such a fabulous card, Kath. =)

Aleida said...

It's a bit early, but thank you for your christmas whish. Merry Christmas to you!
Beautiful card btw.
Aleida

Alison said...

Beautiful card! Love your Blog! Keep up the good work:)

Lorraine said...

Your card is absolutely georgous.

anya said...

Just beautiful! I love the vintage, homey feel to it! Thanks for sharing!

Paola said...

Lovely card, I esp love that you also decorate the inside. This makes it even more special.
Wonderful work!

Stephanie said...

What a gorgeous card! I love your "Buddy" and your boys - so sweet! So glad I was able to visit your blog!

Giovana said...

Beautiful!!! Lovely card!
God bless
Giovana

~ Ali ~ said...

Simply Stunning my fabby friend you know how to work those inkpads girl fabulous.

connie said...

beautiful card!

Cindy Holshouser said...

First I ahve to say that all your 'boys' are gorgeous. Bet they bring you so much joy. OK, your card - it's goreous as well! Just love how you finished the inside too.

loftylass said...

Wow Kath - flowers AND snowflakes
and so beautifully done.... inside and out. You have inspired me.
Hugs
HW
x

Deirdre said...

Kath, beautiful card - thanks for the inspiration.

Cathy A said...

Absolutely beautiful Kath, so glad you were chosen to represent the UK

louk said...

Great card! The inside was as beautiful as the outside. I need to focus on the insides of my cards. Thanks for the inspiration!

Eveline said...

Hi Kath, what fun to come across your name on the Moxie Fab World blog. Isn't it a small world!!
Love both cards, but the Christmas card is my favorite.
Eveline.

Floortje said...

What a stunning card! Love everything about it, the colours, the layers, the snowflakes. Yes I love snowflakes too!
Love from a Dutch scrappy girl in Spain, Floortje

Samantha T. said...

Gorgeous work! Thanks for sharing.

Ewik21 said...

What a stunning card. Unusual colours for Christmas but so effective. I love it.Hugs Ewa

fran h said...

Hi Kath,
Just wanted to say how beautiful your card is.
Love the wonderful colors.

Fran H

Ksenia said...

ohh...Kath.. Love this card... such nice combination of colours...

Jessy said...

what a beautiful holiday card. I love ho wyou decorated the inside too.

carol h said...

Loved your card Kath. I like the snowflakes too. Loved the way you incorporated the flower with your snowflake. Thanks for sharing.

HazelQ said...

Wow Kath, I just love your xmas cards, this one is soo pretty!

Shemaine Smith said...

I love that you decorated the inside of this card so beautifully! Congrats on being featured!

mamuta said...

Wow !!
Beautiful card !!!

Cynthia B. said...

Beautiful work on this card - inside and out! Love all the snowflakes - thanks for sharing your talent with us.

Jenny McGee said...

Those snowflakes are adorable. Thanks for sharing your great card.

Laura :) said...

love your card!! beautiful. the snowflakes are gorgeous!

Susan McRae said...

Love all the soft distressing!

Purple Princess said...

Oh gorgeous!!!!

Amber R. said...

Beautiful, love the colors.

Laura Stewart said...

cute stuff !

Erika M. said...

Your card is awesome!

Marisa said...

Just beautiful inside and out! So much detail, and the colours work so well together.
Marisa xx

Tiffany Heilman said...

Love the neutral colors used for a christmas card.

Nancy said...

I'm absolutely speechless, that card is just amazing with the intricate layering of the stamped elements and distressed shading...the colors are delightful, there's nothing so beautiful as bright red with a subtle neutral...just so beautiful!

jonaks said...

it is really a lovely card!

Jo said...

What a beauty, Kath!! Great job!

Jo xx

Sandra said...

Beautiful!
Thanks for the inspiration!
Sandra

Karen said...

Your cards are gorgeous. I love all the details you put into your cards.

Enfys said...

Fabulous card Kath, and a big well done hug from me, so proud of you, flying the flag for the UK in your own unique way.
hugs
En xx

DeniseB said...

I love all the details on this card and the distressed ink look.... Beautiful! I'd be thrilled to get one like it in the mail. Great job.
DeniseB
Penn Valley, California

Mama Tuttle said...

What an amazing card, Kath! I love the distressing and all of those awesome snowflakes!

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

Love this so beautiful!!!

Pamela Gibson said...

gorgeous

Isabel Z said...

This is an absolutely stunning card and one that I would be thrilled to receive in the mail. Thank you for sharing your artistry and creativity with us.

Sue McGettigan said...

Such lovely warm colours - great looking card, thanks for sharing ;)

Michelle (mla1111) said...

This is so pretty...love the vintage feel and those snowflakes are fabulous!

lgsjohn said...

The elements are really great. Hope to make one soon. I found this Tim Holtz storage and tools at Christina’s Crafts. Check this one out!

Sandie said...

Beautiful card.

Well done.

Luv Sandie

Sally said...

What a lovely card Kath, now I am off to snoop around your blog a little more.
Cheers Sally

apron girls said...

I love how you finished off the inside of your card. By the time I finish the card front I completely forget to do anything to the inside.

Cheri Howard said...

Beautiful card, Kath!

Elaine said...

Super pretty in and out! It's such a classic look and great colors!

dclouser said...

What a beautiful card! Put me in the mood for a magical Christmas!

Vanessa said...

Hi Kath! I didn`t realize it was you, first! I have only known your flickr-dog-picture! Congrats on being featured, isn`t this a fab experience!?? Love your creations!

Hugs,
Vanessa

Doris said...

Happy WCMD! greetings from Poland

Mary Duffek said...

Great card!! Love the creamy look it's classy with a fun and fresh twist!

Winter said...

Congrats on being featured over at Moxie Fab! Love the colors in your card! :)

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

Absolutely lovely!

Katherine said...

Beautiful. I really like your cards Kath.

NWFlamingo said...

What a gorgeous color combination you chose!

MrsETaylor said...

This card has such warmth to it. I love the snowflake and the overall look and feel of it. Thanks for sharing such a beautiful piece of art.

A Little Licht on the Subject... said...

No wonder your blog was selected for the World Card Day tour - really beautiful work! Thanks for the inspiration!

Zuza said...

Great card. So unique colors, but you can smell Xmas :)

Summer Braxton said...

love how the inside is just as beautiful as the outside :)

Brises said...

Przepiękna świąteczna kartka! Uwielbiam takie kolory!
Pozdrowienia z Polski,
Brises
ana-brises.blogspot.com

Char- The Mad Shopper said...

Love all of the details, and how you decorated the inside as well.

sue said...

This is a stunning card Kath, hard to believe it started life as plain white card. You are very talented and inspirational. Hugs Sue xx

Jennine Chambers said...

This card is breathtakingly beautiful! Well Done!!

Lisa Petrella said...

Beautiful card!! So elegant! I love snowflakes too---and it's a good thing because I live in Colorado!! We just had our first snowfall of the season on Sept 21!! The weather forecast says we're going to get more snow tonight!!

Nancy L. said...

its a beautiful card!!

cjs said...

Wow - that card is really beautiful (I love your blog, too!) 'Buddy' & the kiddos are cuties!

Sue D said...

Great card--love the snowflakes and the verse. Thanks for showing the inside.

gocanucksgo said...

Wonderful card! I'm so ready for christmas =) Keep up the great work!!

Tanja S said...

Nice card and blog Kath, Greetings from South Australia

Teri said...

Very pretty card! Love the colors and the softness.

Jenn Borjeson said...

Very pretty - love the coloring and the inside!

SMK said...

love the aged distressed look!

Suzuki said...

Love the use of the chipboard letters and snowflakes - makes me itch to get started on my holiday cards!!! :-)

nina said...

Wow what a stunning card! Love the sparkle and the vintage look.

Andrea McCulley said...

What a beautiful card! I love the inside as much as I do the front! Beautiful colors and great vintage charm!

Andrea McCulley
prayalways421@yahoo.com

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

fabulous card!

Ravengirl said...

What a lovely card! I adore the snowflakes!!!

kimosabescraps said...

so very pretty.. love the distressing!

Patty Chalas said...

very pretty card..... love the shimmering?

KellyG said...

Awesome card, inside and outside!! Love your work!

Tejal said...

Love the card..its awesome..and I do envy the person who will get it...Lucky!

JOAN said...

Oh my dear, that is a lovely card! Thanks for the inspiration on how to use my distress inks. Hugs from Puerto Rico

Amy said...

What a lovely, lovely card!! I love the rustic feel it has. FABULOUS!!

cards4ever said...

The age look on your card goes great with your designs.

Victoria S. said...

Lovely card. Thanks for sharing

KarenB said...

I love the elegance of your cards! And your attention to detail on the inside is amazing.

Maureen said...

Really gorgeous! Love all the snowflakes!

~kelly marie~ said...

Wow! What a gorgeous Christmas card! I just love it!

Ramona said...

Simply said...beautiful and stylish! Just right!
Thank you for sharing!

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