Monday, 17 December 2012

Christmas Red & Green

Hello all and hope that you're just about ready for Christmas? I can't believe that it's only a week away and I'm going through my usual psychological melt-down, convinced that I've forgotten things, not done something or overlooked something - but all the while trying to tell myself to calm down, relax, enjoy the season and smile!  Hey ho.  But regardless of my fretting, the rest of the household is starting to get into the Christmas mood - my daughter has finished at uni for her Christmas break, my son finishes school on Friday for 2 weeks and both my husband and I finish work on Friday too - Yippee!  It'll be so nice not to have to wake with the alarm clock and get up in the dark for a while!

Anyway, I've yet another Christmas card to share with you today.  This little cutie is from Wee Stamps 'Heidi'. I've used her before and coloured her with frosty blues, but thought I'd try her with more traditional red and green colours - although I'm still not overly convinced that it works! All honest opinions welcome!

I've coloured her with promarkers and pencils, with a little added stickles and flowersoft 'snow'


As I'm starting to get a bit pushed for time now (to put it mildly!) I just decided to use a simple 6" square gatefold card shape. The holly paper is from Dovecraft and the sentiment stamp is from LOTV. The holly 'button' is from stash. The inside is decorated to match

So quite a simple card really, but I do love these cute images from Sylvia Zet! 
So hope that your Christmas preparations are in full swing!
Back soon, Kim x 

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:-
Come and get it challenges - anything Christmas
Joanna Sheen Challenge - with love at Christmas



21 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card and image Kim. Hope you have a wonderful Festive Season.
    Hugs from Laine
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  2. Great card and beautifully coloured, I think you are being terribly hard on yourself. xx Flora

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  3. Pretty card Kim. Gorgeous image and those papers are fab

    Hugs KElly

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  4. A lovely card! Thanks for joining our Christmas theme at Dream Valley. Susie x

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  5. Your card is gorgeous Kim. I love the sweet image and your colouring is wonderful.

    Sue

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  6. what a very beautiful adorable cute card kim love that image such a perfect card hugs sassyxxxx

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  7. Another beautiful card Kim, your colouring is lovely.

    Jo x

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  8. I think its gorgeous, love the way you've coloured her xx

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  9. This is gorgeous,love the image and fab layout.xxx

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  10. Gorgeous card Kim, love the image and colouring, and a fabulous fold..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  11. Beautiful card Kim I love the cute image and the layout is so pretty. Caroline xxx

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  12. Gorgeous card Kim. I love the image, she's adorable.
    Lorraine x

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  13. JUst GORgeous Kim..The cutest of cute images..
    LOve your colours and layout too.
    Chrissyxx

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  14. Gorgeous card Kim,love the image and the way you've colouered it. Love the papers too
    Happy Crafting
    Carole xXx

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  15. Awww she's adorable, gorgeous card Kim.
    Hugs Wendy xx

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  16. ooh i love the papers Kim and the image, so cute! have a good week, x carol

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  17. A great Christmas creation! Thanks for playing along at Joanna Sheen! xxx

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  18. A gorgeous card sweetie. I think the colours work well with this image.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxxx

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  19. Love this image, she's on my wish list! Lovely card Kim.
    Natx

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  20. Such a cute image! Sweet card~ Thank you for playing along this week at Come and Get It!
    Julie

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  21. Gorgeous festive creation! Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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I love reading your comments - and thanks for taking the time to leave one!
Kim x