Saturday, 1 December 2012

Ladybug Crafts Challenge - Christmas and/or Winter

Good Morning to you all, my wonderful creative friends

It's the weekend at last, yippee!!!!It's also the 1st of December so that means the start of a new Ladybug Crafts Challenge
This month our theme is


Christmas and/or Winter
The prize for the winner (picked by random number generator) will be a £15.00 voucher to spend online at Ladybug Crafts . (and as it's Christmas there might be a second winner who will receive a £10 voucher to spend online too))


I decided to use a stamp that I bought in the sales earlier this year. I love this image and will be using it again soon (yes I still have lots more Christmas cards to make!)


Items Used:
Ink Stamp ~ Tina Wenke Winter Birdhouse coloured with Promarkers.
Sentiment - LOTV Christmas Grungy Messages
Papers - Dovecraft Vintage Christmas and First Edition 
Woodware Punch - Multi Christmas Flower
Spellbinders Deckled Edge Rectangles
Woodware Punch - mini daisy
Martha Stewart Branch Punch
DecoArt Snow Writer
Viva Decor Pearl Pen  ~ Ice White from MCH
Craftwork cards shaped card
Glamour Dust

If you pop over to the Ladybug Crafts Challenge you will be able to see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team. I hope that lots of you will be able to join in with the challenge too.

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:

Passion for Promarkers - week 177 Distressing ( please feel free to delete if this is not distressed enough!)
I ♥ Promarkers  - anything goes
Fussy and Fancy - I love Christmas
Creative Inspirations - Traditional Christmas
Addicted to Stamps - Christmas
Crafting for All Seasons - Use flowers
Kaboodle Doodles - Stripes and/or Polka dots
Pary Time Tuesday - Anything Goes

Right then, that's it from me for now.
Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my blog today, I really do appreciate it.
I hope you all have a wonderful weekend. I'm just off now to check out what you have been up to today.
Bye for now
Hugs 




107 comments:

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Sue
A gorgeous and beautiful card love the image and fabulous colour's have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Love this card Sue such a fab image

jacqui x

Doreen said...

Beautiful Sue....love the image and fab colours.xxx

Caroline said...

This is so beautiful Sue the image is adorable and is coloured so beautifully and I love the layout the details are beautiful. Caroline xxx

gwen70 said...

Absolutely gorgeous such a cute image

Wendy L said...

This is so cute, lovely. xxx

Jules said...

Oh Sue this is gorgeous.

I love that cute image and that gorgeous sentiment with its lovely hearts!!

Great shape and layout too.

Hope you have a lovely weekend.

Love Jules xx

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous card Sue, loving the image, such a cute design. Way behind with my cards, same every year, always think I'll get it right the next lol! Carolxx

Mary J said...

That is so very beautiful, Sue! Love the detail, the snow, your colouring - everything!

Chrissy said...

What a gorgeous image Sue, fabulous colouring, love the snow, and the little birds are so cute..love the card shape...fabulous.

luv CHRISSYxx

Crafty Lark said...

Great card, certainly draws the eye. What a lovely stamp to use also and gorgeous colouring. xx Flora

Sonia said...

Fantastic card my friend and sweet sweet image^_^
I like the 'real' snow and the flowers^_^
Hugs,
Sonia

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie this is gorgeous hugs pops x

Redanne said...

Sue, that stamp is wonderful and you have coloured it so beautifully (as always). Love the Kraft card, it goes so well with red and the vintage papers. A really gorgeous card. Hugs, Anne x

Seafield Jo said...

That's a really beautiful card Sue, I love the vintage feel to it.

Jo x

Caz said...

Love this Sue. Beautiful card. Love the sweet image and lovely design.
Hope you have a great weekend.
Hugs
Caz x

Laine said...

Soo sweet Sue. Wonderful image, colour and design.
Hugs from
Laine
X

Christine Harrop said...

What a lovely stamp Sue, and such a great card. Christine x

Ani said...

This is really beautiful, Sue!

Cheryl said...

oh hun,what a brilliant stamp oh its great too see your work again Hunny,and bless your heart for the lovely comments you have left on my blog massive hugs Cherylxxxxxxxx

aussie aNNie said...

only one word describes this card Sue and that is STUNNING....love it my friend.xxx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Beautiful card Ginny x

Sasha said...

Beautifully stamped, coloured and embellished, Sue. I love the image and shape of your card...gorgeous! x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Sue, I like the sweet image, the papers and the card shape.
Kevin xx

Sandie Edwards said...

So many beautiful details Sue, the birdhouse is so sweet, and I adore the snow and shape/design if your card.

chrissy xx said...

The cutest of images...FABulous colours. FABulous design..It's Gorgeous Sue..
LOve it.
Chrissyxx

Michaela said...

OH WOW, this is a stunner, Sue. I absolutely love this card! Everything about is just amazing to the last detail. Real joy to look at! Gorgeously coloured in too!
Michaela xx

Pia S said...

What a lovely card, Sue! It's a sweet image and I like how you've dressed it up with the textured snow and lovely die cut details. Also the paper with spots work so well with this image, and it's a great card shape you've chosen for this design!

Susan Flynn said...

What a gorgeous card Sue! Love the birdhouse image so beautifully coloured with the snow on top. Great shape and layout x

Vicky said...

So gorgeous Sue...and I love the layout too hun...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Eileen said...

What a gorgeous card with such a traditional feel. Love that image and gorgeous papers and layout
Eileen x

Mojca said...

Oh I love your card Sue. It is just gorgeous. Such a cute stamp and I love how you made the snow on the top of the little bird Hous. hugs! Mojca

karen said...

Gorgeous Sue, beautiful design, a perfect Christmas card!! Karenxx

Patricia said...

Good Afternoon Sue,

I just love everything about this stunning card.

Patricia xx

Cumbrianlass said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card, the image is wonderful and do like the colours you have used, the shape is super too.
Thanks for joining in the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge
Janet

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is gorgeous, Sue. Love the beautifully accents and shape of the card. Your coloring, and color choices are wonderful.

Pat said...

Stunning card Sue, I love that image and your colouring is beautiful, great papers too. Have a good weekend.

Pat xx

Rosietoes said...

Gorgeous card Sue. Love that image and the colouring is superb.

Edna x

Sue said...

Beautiful card Sue love that image hugs hun x

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

I just really want that stamp after seeing your totally gorgeous card Sue, just beautiful.
Thank you for all the lovely kind words you leave on my blog , they mean a lot.
hugs janex

Squirrel x said...

Oh Sue, I adore the little birdhouse stamp - I am on a stash diet until after Christmas but ..... ££! I love love love your card, just so gorgeous and festive and perfectly pretty. Brilliant as always. Hugs Sxx

Lorraine said...

Fabulous card Sue. I love the birdhouse and those cute little robins. Gorgeous papers and layout too.
Lorraine x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

This is so gorgeous Sue. x

Donna Mosley said...

A beautiful card Sue, love the very sweet image and gorgeous design.

Donna x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Stunning card Sue, love the image, colours and layout. Marlene

Jane said...

Right....I've had a good look all over your card looking for something I didn't like.....It's official...IT'S FABULOUS lol xxx

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow Sue this is beautiful, love the image and card shape, thanks for sharing with us at ATSC, hugs Liz xx

marion said...

Wow so fabulous and such a lovely image, love this one. Have a fab weekend, hugs, Marion

Claire said...

This is absolutely gorgeous - love the image, fab papers and colours. Hugs, Claire x

pinky said...

Beautiful card, I just love the darling image Sue. Love the shape of the card.

Izzwizz said...

Oh sue this is just gorgeous, I love it! Fab, vintage feel and lots of texture from the snow, and birds too! Right up my street. Hope you are having a good weekend. Maddy x

Lozzy said...

you have made a absolutely beautiful Christmas card Sue. its stunning x

rachel said...

Hi Sue - this is just amazing - really beautiful card - love this image and the colours are perfect xx Have a fab day xx

Janet - aka stacky said...

Hello Sue you have made some really lovely cards since my last visit your cards really are special and I love visiting your blog.
I hope you are having a lovely weekend xx

coops said...

so stunning sue.the image is really sweet and i love your fab shape and colours :D

xx coops xx

Wishcraft said...

Sweet image, fab shape and gorgeous details, a really lovely card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Heike said...

This card is absolutely beautiful. And such lovely embellishments.
Heike xx

Penny said...

Sue, this is so precious! Love the shape, the papers, the darling image & wonderful coloring, the textural accents, die cuts, sentiment & embellies! So fabulous! :^)
Hugs, Penny

jo said...

Oh wow Sue, that's just gorgeous! Love the image, the colours, the shape.....love it all!
Hugs Jo x

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sue, love the image...hope you are having a lovely weekend.
Hugs Wendy xx

Wendy Fraser said...

So beautiful, love it. xx

Anne-Marie said...

Another stunner, Sue.....the shape gives it such a classy look, and those colours are totally gorgeous....love it!

ALI said...

Gorgeous Sue, I do love looking at your cards.

cotnob said...

This is a beautiful Christmas card Sue, I love your image and fab shaped card base.
Pauline
x

Anne-Elise said...

Oh, your card is so beautiful, Sue! Love the cute image, the flowers and the lovely sentiment! Fab work! Hugs

Little K Smith said...

Hi Sue
Thank you for all your lovely comments on my blog recently!
This is so beautiful, I love this gorgeous image !
Enjoy the rest of weekend :)
Kelly.x

Tracy said...

Precious Sue! Your punched flowers are a perfect match to the foliage in the image. Lovely country feel. Hugs!

Shelby said...

Love the rustic feel to this card and your coloring is gorgeous.

Shelby

Karen said...

Oh goodness, this is gorgeous! I adore the image, which you so beautifully brought to life.. the shades are incredible. The snowflake paper is stunning and looks like it was made for this sweet card. :o) I love the floral accents and the beautiful sentiment, too. The entire design is just so pleasing to the eye. Sue, this creation is beautiful as always. You are so talented, my friend. :o) I hope you're having a sparkly weekend. :o)

Hugs and blessings!

Ellen said...

Love everything about this Sue!! Fantastic image and coloring! The dimension is fabulous!!

Alizabethy said...

Stunning card - so pretty in a traditional style!

Jenny said...

Such a pretty image. Not sure if i have already commented Sue somewhere in those 71 other comments but if I have, it doesn't matter - you deserve another 'Wooo Hoooo' - fab card! hugs x

Trace said...

Lovely card, such nice colours and do like your embellishments xx

kay said...

This is stunning sue.x

Donna said...

Wow Sue, this is such a pretty card, I love the image and your fab colouring...gorgeous added detail too :) Donna ♥ x

Jackie said...

A beautiful card and such a delightful image :o)
Jackie xx

NGCARDS said...

Great creation! Thanks for playing at Wednesday's Creative Inspirations! xxx

May said...

Gorgeous card Sue... I adore that image Beautiful colours & papers.. Love it all!! Hugs May x x x

Louise said...

So very very pretty I love it
louise xx

craftyeyes said...

stunning card x

sandy's crafty bits said...

ooo what a super little card sue ... love that stamp and the papers you have used ... just love that style ... love the sentiment too ... hope you are having a great weekend ... well done happy crafting and love sandy xx ps thank you for visiting me xx

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
another superb card. Love everything about it.
Such a super design and colours.
Have a wonderful crafty day.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Vicky said...

Wow Sue, what a lovely sweet card!! That image is so cute and your colouring is gorgeous

hugs Vicky xxx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Such a gorgeous card...sweet image...x

pam said...

hi Sue, this is a gorgeous card, love the cute image with those beautiful colours and design.
pam

lalkygirl said...

wow what a stunning card ,love the iamge and gorgeous design
thanks for joining us at the I ♥ ProMarkers challenge. and good luck
tracey x

Sol said...

Beautiful Card.. Love your coloring and all the details in the decorating. it matches perfect to the image..
Thank you for joining us at ATSC! Hugs Sol :o)

Sarah said...

Stunning card Sue, love the cute image and beautiful colours and details x

sparklingblackrose said...

Stunning Sue, I love it! Happy leapblogging, have a fab week :-) Elaine-xxx-

Carol said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love the image too. Thanks for sharing at CFAS too. Carol x

Suzie's Card Den said...

Super card Sue, love the image and you great layout. I managed the decorations today just, I was a little delicate but got there in the end. Had a great night though.
Hugs
Suzie xx

Sylv said...

Wheat a beautiful card, love the stamp and the sentiment.

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

This is so gorgeous, I love everything about this one. The shape and papers are gorgeous, the image and sentiment are both so lovely and the die cuts and layout are beautiful. LOVE it
Lindsay xx

Faye said...

Sue, so sorry I've not been by for ages, things are crazy in the house of fluff. This is a truly wonderful card. Fab colours and the image is coloured beautifully. X

Elise said...

Wow wow wow!!! Absolutely GORGEOUS! So STUNNING! Simply love it!

Big Hugs,
Elise

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow Sue!! Such a gorgeous creation!! Stunning design with that image and I just love that sentiment with the hearts!! BEAUTIFUL!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday!! HUGS :)

xxxtglxxx said...

Gorgeous card Sue - love those beautiful colours :)

hugs

xxalisonxx

Hands to Work, Hearts to God said...

What a beautiful card! Really special! Patsy

Dawn said...

Stunning card, Sue. The image is beautiful and the frosty snow looks fantastic. Gorgeous design - love it!

Hugs, Dawn

Vee Cassidy said...

Such a gorgeous card, Sue. I love your colour choices and the image has been so wonderfully done. The embellishments are spot on too. Vee xx

sarah-Jane said...

Wonderful card Sue. I like the sweet image and the fab LOTV sentiment.
Sarah-Jane xx

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Sue, what a gorgeous vintage style card. I love the beautiful image and your colouring looks fab. Thanks for joining in with our "distressing" challenge at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

butterfly said...

What a lovely card... I love the muted traditional colours, and delicate image and papers! Thanks so much for joining us at Fussy and Fancy.
Alison x

Julie said...

Hi Sue - this is fabulous!! Love the image and your colours are perfect! Thanks for joining us at PFP this week, Juliexx

Lou Mac said...

One word. Stunning. I love the muted colours, the layers, the embellishments, the poofy snow. Perfection!!

Thanks for joining us over at Passion for ProMarkers for our 'Distressing' challenge. Good luck.

xo, Lou Mac.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ahh this is so sweet, what a great card, Love Hazelxo

Planetsusie said...

Oh blimey I really have some catching up to do. This is beautiful Sue and I thought I would only comment on the ones I really liked (because I haven't been by for a while) but I shall have to comment on each one 'cos they are all great. I love this image sooo much and it looks so amazing with the spotty paper and those flowers. Just wow!

Hugs Sue Pxxx

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