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Friday, December 21, 2012

Something Christmas

Our Challenge this week at Tilda's Town  is "Something Christmas"

I have created a Criss Cross Shaker card using 2 little cuties from the Magnolia Christmas Story collection ; Tilda with Little Rudolf  and Tilda with Lovikka Mittens and colored with copics.

Papers are from My Minds Eye, Lost and Found Christmas collection with Capers and Kraft Bazzil  cardstock.  My Kraft Cardstock was inked with Gathered Twigs distress inks and they misted with a mixture of water and Gold Perfect pearls.  Love the gold shimmer.

For the shaker part, I used Spellbinders Petite Ovals Large and Scalloped dies and embossed the acetate with my new Cuttlebug Chicken Wire Folder.

Flowers and Ribbon is from Wild Orchid Craft, Candy Canes are from Button Galore

TIP:  For my Tilda with Lovikka Mittens, I matted her to Kraft cardstock and added Glossy accents, this makes it more solid and less likely to rip when pulling on the insert card.

So come and  join us in our challenge this week for a chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to Tilda’s Town online Magnolia store

Entering my card in the following challenges
Magnolia Down Under : Christmas
Stamptacular - Christmas Time
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Christmas Goes
Anything Goes - Traditional colors
Deep Ocean Challenge - Santa is coming to Town
Stampin' for the weekend - Anything goes
Crafts 4 eternity - Anything goes

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day


Danielle Champagne said...

Louise, very beautiful! and festive card. Love shakers, and yours is delightful, with those 2 pretty tildas. great idea to use glossy accent to solidify . Wonderful! Hugs. PS; Have a wonderful Christmas time.

Christa said...

Hi Louise , I like your Christmascard very much ! Enjoy Christmas .... Hugs , Christa.

Exclusively by Mel said...

WOW what a fab card, love your superb design and beautiful colouring!
thanks so much for joining us @ Deep Ocean, Love,melly. xxx

Céline said...

Hi Louise,
so fab criss cross card! love the gorgeous design and details especially the candy canes in ribbon!
and thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week

Ellibelle said...

This is beautiful Louise! Gorgeous colors, and love the design!
Enjoy your weekend and Happy Holidays!!

Riet Kamstra said...

Beautiful CC Card Louise, love your layout and colors and all the colorful embellies!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Riet XXX

Sharon said...

Oh wow Louise! Your card looks amazing :-)
I love the rich colour scheme you've used, the gorgeous lace and the candy canes look fabulous!

Thanks for joining us at Magnolia Down Under for the Christmas Challenge :-)

Sharon x

mae said...

Beautiful creation, Louise! I love the flowers and you coloring is lovely! Merry Christmas!

Gro said...

This is so beautiful. Love both the images, and the colorcombo is fantastic.
Wish you a Merry Christmas.

Hugs, Gro :o)

Bron said...

WOW this card is simply stunning...I just lover everything of t especially those little candy canes.
Thanks for joining and sharing with us at MDUC this week.
Hugs from Bron xoxoxo

Stampalicious said...

gorgeous card, love the stunning colours, thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday this week, hugs, martina

Anonymous said...

This is stunning Louise, i love the little peeking Tildas just so sweet
Have a wonderful Christmas my friend
Hugs julie P

Fleur said...

Gorgeous card.
Hope you have a wonderful Christmas
BIG HUGZ Fleur xXx

Franz♥ said...

What a special creatin Louise! Love the inside so much with that lovely little Tilda on the top, too cute!

I wish you a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year :*

Hugs, Franz.

Annette said...

This is gorgeous. I love the Tilda peeking over the top!
Merry Christmas to you and your family.
I hope that Santa brings you lots of lovely crafting stash.
Netty's Cards
Proud to design for :
ABC Christmas Challenge,
Lili’s Little Fairies,
Top Tip Tuesday,
The Stamp Basket, and
Stamp Fairy.

Judy said...

Wow..this is stunning, and oh so inspiring...I love the colors, and the LO is the bomb!

Blessings to you and yours, and a very Merry Christmas.


Tammy (LaDiva) said...

Magnifique Louise!!!!! Tu travailles tellement bien! Jamais trop, just assez :) Joyeux temps de fêtes ma chère xox
Tammy at Créations LaDiva :) xx

En Passant, j'ai un petit Candy chez-nous. Tu es la bienvenue!

michele said...

Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week :)

Gunn (Merete) said...

Wow, this is really a great card. Love all the details and georgeus image.
Thanks for joining us at SFTW.