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Thursday 16 July 2015

Christmas in July at CRAFT & Polkadoodles News plus candy

Ok so the Sun is shining and it is July but you know what is round the corner. So why not join us in getting ready for CHRISTMAS at CRAFT this week

Anything that fits in with this subject, qualifies for entering into this challenge.

Don't forget, there is a maximum of 5 entries per person and it needs to be new work(so created and posted after this challenge has started). Please also make sure to turn word verification off as this makes leaving a comment on your lovely creations much easier. We do not leave a comment if you have word verification switched on.

Here are the fabulous sponsors for this challenge:

Sponsor 1: Stitchy Bear Stamps 

The prize is a $10 USD gift certificate for the shop.

The prize is

So now here is my card for your inspiration. Wow this lady has some hair.

I have used 'Holly' by Ike's Art at Stitchy Bear Stamps
Coloured with my promarkers. Die cut a frame with spellbinder dies.
Merry Christmas embossing folder freebie in Mag last year.
DP are a mixture of Basic Grey, Dovecraft and Papermania but from stash so may not be 100% correct these are all very old papers. 
Mirri Card and some fabulous Organza ribbon
I do hope you like I enjoyed colouring this image although I was having night mares with the hair.

Some news now 
I am so loving my stay at Polkadoodles as GDT please checkout my post below for my 2nd post there is some yummy candy the fab digi image of my card up for grabs Also have you seen
 Polkadoodles on Create and Craft on Friday 10am
My recorder is set
Thanks for popping by look forward to seeing your creation in our linky
challenges I would like to enter this card into are
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Crimbo Crackers 2W (W1 of 2 ) #85 Something Cute
Scrap & Craft Challenge M 1st Thurs, 3E,(W3)  #11 Celebrations
Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E - Get Ready For Christmas
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #42 Always Anything Goes  
Penny's Paper-Crafty - W,3E -  #236 Anything Goes
Paper Shelter Challenge - W,3E, SIO - #212 Use Some Circles
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra (M,P1) Anything goes as long as it is Christmas


ike said...

Absolutely gorgeous colouring and a perfect card. Thank you for using one of mine :-)
Thank you for making such a great project using our Digis.
It is a pleasure to sponsor you and I hope you have enjoyed working with our images.

Best wishes,


DT for StitchyBear Digi Outlet

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,fab colours and love the fab

Brenda said...

Oh, my goodness Sue. You did such a great job coloring this beauty up...I am in awe! Your card turned out so beautiful!

Janette said...

Sue you have done her proud, that hair is stunning, such a gorgeous card..xx

tilly said...

shes beautiful and such fab colouring
Tilly x

Bunny said...

Nice card. Love the embossing and dies. Very pretty bow. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny- DT

Anet's Crafting said...

Gorgeous card Sue. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Creative Craft Cottage. We would love to see you again … Anet DTx

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Stunning card Sue! Your coloring is fabulous. Love the layout of card and that bow is gorgeous! Great job!

I am having a blog celebration; with lots of prizes. I would love for you to join as a follower (if you aren’t already), comment and add your link. I am already a follower of your blog.

Thanks so much for joining our Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge. We hope to see you again in the next challenge. Good luck in the drawings. Hugs, Gloria DT

coldwaters2 said...

Wow what a beautiful creation that image is stunning the design is top notch thank you for joining the challenge this month at CHNC EXTRA
lorraine x

MagsB said...

Oh Sue, what an amazing card! Your colouring is just gorgeous!

love Mags B x

Fikreta said...

Your card is gorgeous !
Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage!
Good Luck and hope to see you again.

Pink Unicorn said...

Pretty card, I love that embossed sentiment. Thank you for playing with us at the Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge , “Winter Wonderland”. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, DT, InvisiblePinkCards

Meighan Wheller said...

Beautiful image and wonderful colouring. Love the layout and the bow! Thanks for sharing with us at Holly Jolly. Meighan DT

Annie said...

What a beautiful Christmas card! Very unique and I love it! Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage and hope to see you again soon! :) ~Annie


Wow Sue a stunning and beautiful card love the gorgeous image fabulous colour's and design and thank you for joining us over on Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog
Dianne xx :)


Cazzy said...

I had to pop over for a closer look when I saw you had won the challenge at Crafting from the Heart. Congratulations, I can see why you won, your colouring is superb!
It's a shame you didn't enter this in the Quirky Crafts challenge just closed, I think you would have done well.

Cazzy x

Michelle said...

This is stunning work - gorgeous image beautifully coloured - thank you for joining us this week at Penny's Paper-Crafty and good luck - Michelle x

Colette said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful image, coloured wonderfully, great embellishments too, I love your embossed sentiment, thanks for playing along at The Paper Shelter challenge, good luck, hugs, Colette xx

Sharon said...

What a marvelous creation.
Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty, hope to see you again soon.
Hugs Sharon xx

Maryvonne Coussé said...

Gorgeous !
Thanks for joining us at Creative craft Cottage Challenges and Good Luck !
Maryvonne DT Member

Maryvonne Coussé said...

Fabulous !
Thanks for joining us at Creative craft Cottage Challenges and Good Luck !
Maryvonne DT Member

Unknown said...

Beautiful image and card. The embossing and the large bow create a very elegant touch! Thanks for joining LLC for our Christmas in July challenge; please note though we have a max 10 challenges rule, but there's plenty of time left this month to sumit another entry.

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

Handmade by Veer said...

Beautiful image and colouring. Looks wonderful
Veronique Cute as a button DT

Lena said...

Beautiful design, lovely details.. love the motif!!
Well done!!

Thanks for joining us at The paper Shelter challenge this week!
Good Luck..

Hug Lena

Lena said...

Beautiful card. Love the sweet image. Your colouring is gorgeous.
Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Gals Corner. I hope to see you again soon. Good luck!
♥ Lena - DT
Lena’s Creations

Dianchik said...

What a gorgeous card! Love it! Great design and perfectly colored image. Stunning creation! Thanks for playing along with us this month at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge. Good luck!
Diana DT

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous Christmas card, such a gorgeous image and beautiful design.
Thank you for joining us at Paper Creator this month.