Tuesday, 14 August 2012

My Time To Craft 'Christmas In August' Challenge

Good morning all. I hope you are all enjoying this lovely weather are having especially as it may not last long!

It's Tuesday and that means it is time for another challenge over at My Time To Craft and this fortnight we have been set the challenge of 'Christmas In August'. Would you believe this is my very first Christmas card for the year, how bad is that? I really need to get a move on with some more. 
I don't normally go for the pastel colours but have seen so many of them just lately and brought this paper pack whilst at Doncaster and really like how it turned out.

Sorry this photo is rubbish, I don't know why it looks so bad and blurry on here it looks fine on Picasa.
Supplies:-
6" Card Blank - Boyes
Designer Papers - Crafts House 'Winter Wonderland'
Card Stock - Bazzill
Medium - Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Die - Cheery Lynn - Holly Lace Flourish
 Stickles - Diamond
Snow - Liquid Pearls

A close up of my coloured image
Promarkers & Flexmarkers Used:-
Hat, Coat, Gloves - Dusky Rose, Budding Rose & Pale Pink
Skin - Apricot, Oatmeal & Blush
Boots & Tiley Lamp - Cool Grey 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Bow - Soft Green, Mint Green & Tea Green
Holly & Berries - Pine, Holly & Berry Red
Candle - Orange, Sunflower, Lemon & Ivory

Challenges I would like to enter this into:-
Lexi's Creations - Sparkle & Shine
Love To Create - Sparkle
Dream Valley - Die Cuts & Punches
Totally Gorjuss - Lacy Lacy
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Stampin With The Dragon - Christmas In August

Thanks for stopping by, please pop by the challenge blog and join in with us.

23 comments:

Claire said...

Gorgeous card Kim, love the image and the colours work so well together. Hugs, Claire x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card hun, just love the colours & that paper pack is fabby. I've opened mine & stroked it lol!
Hugs Shell xx

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

sweet card!!!

Mandy said...

Beautiful card Kim,love the pastel colours and the image is adorable....Your one better than me I haven't made one Christmas card yet,might have to sort that real soon...Hope your well???...
Mandy x

Wendy L said...

Love your card, such a cute image too. Thanks for joining us at Love to create. xx

Sue said...

Ooh this is gorgeous! I love the pink and aqua… so pretty… and you've coloured the image to perfection.. I love her fur trims! :-)
Hope you have a lovely evening!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

tilly's crafts said...

gorgeous christmas card! love that image and the pastels work so well!
Kim x

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is so pretty - i just love the pastel shades at Christmas
Lisa x

Pat said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Kim, one of my fave LOTV images and love the colours you have used.

Pat xx

Susie said...

Gorgeously cute! Thanks for joining our punches and dies challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x

Wedgie said...

Ohhhh....loving the colours of this cute card! So pretty!
Wedgie xxx

Janette said...

Very sweet card, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

Tammy said...

Awww this is adorable Kim! I love these soft colors for Christmas!
Hugs, Tammy

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the image and fab colours.xxx

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

A gorgeous card!!! Thanks for participating in LOVE TO CREATE challenge!! Hope to see you again!
~DEANNE~

Christine said...

What a sweet card! Your little girl is gorgeous!!!

jo said...

Gorgeous card, fab image and love those papers!Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time and good luck!
Hugs Jo x

Sheila said...

Gorgeous card, colours work lovely together x

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

Beautiful card hugs Ginny ♥

melsanford said...

Beautiful card! Love the gorgeous papers and colour scheme :-) Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Helen Plant said...

beautiful card, the colours are lovely and modern and the LOTV image is so cute. Helen DT MTTC xx

Julia said...

Great card! Love the LO and your colors; so soft, and sweet!
Hugs,
Julia, MTTC DT

Crafty and Green said...

What a Beautiful Card! Love the details! Thank you so much for playing with us at Love to Create Challenge! Can't wait to see creations again soon!!

Many Blessings,
Tina