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:

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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

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

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

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  7. 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

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  8. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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  14. Hi Kath,

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

    Ali x

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  15. 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

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  16. I love the color/paper choices and the snowflakes!

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  17. This is such a fun vintage/bling card.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  18. Hiya Kath

    What a great idea - a worldwide blog hop!

    Love the card - the snowflakes are gorgeous.

    Lynne.x

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

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

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

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

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

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  24. Hi Kath

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

    B x

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

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  26. Those fab snowflakes again, a great card :)x

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

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

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

    http://trudd.blogspot.com/

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

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

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

    Love Lynda xxx

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

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

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

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  36. 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.

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

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  38. CKH in Tulsa, OK, USASeptember 29, 2009 at 2:15 PM

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

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

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  40. 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!

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  41. 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

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

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  43. such a beautiful card! i love it!

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  44. Gorgeous card! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  45. 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

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  46. So festive and the inside is gorgeous too.

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

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  48. fabulous snowflakes and well done to you
    AllisonX

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  49. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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  55. Love your blog Kath.

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

    Steph

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  56. wow, just beautiful, love all the colors.

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  57. This is such a cute, wonderful card!

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  58. What a UNIQUE card - very creative!

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

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

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

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

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  63. Your card is absolutely georgous.

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

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

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

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  67. Beautiful!!! Lovely card!
    God bless
    Giovana

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

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  69. 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.

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

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  71. Kath, beautiful card - thanks for the inspiration.

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

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

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  74. 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.

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  75. 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

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

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

    Fran H

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  87. Love the neutral colors used for a christmas card.

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  88. 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!

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  89. What a beauty, Kath!! Great job!

    Jo xx

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  90. Beautiful!
    Thanks for the inspiration!
    Sandra

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

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  92. 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

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  93. 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

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

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  95. 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.

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

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

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  98. 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!

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  99. Beautiful card.

    Well done.

    Luv Sandie

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

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  101. 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.

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

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

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  104. 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

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  105. Happy WCMD! greetings from Poland

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

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

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  108. Beautiful. I really like your cards Kath.

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  109. What a gorgeous color combination you chose!

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  110. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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  116. 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

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  117. This card is breathtakingly beautiful! Well Done!!

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  118. 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!!

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

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

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

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  122. Nice card and blog Kath, Greetings from South Australia

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  123. Very pretty card! Love the colors and the softness.

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  124. Very pretty - love the coloring and the inside!

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  125. love the aged distressed look!

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

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

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  128. 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

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

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  130. so very pretty.. love the distressing!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  138. Really gorgeous! Love all the snowflakes!

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

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

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Thanks for taking the time to visit me in the cubbyhole...I love to hear from you.
hugs Kath xxx