Thursday 20 December 2012

Winter Friends

I have yet another Christmas card to show, but first I just wanted to share some news that I have been bursting to tell - from the challenge starting on 13th January I will be joining the Joanna Sheen DT, I'm very excited & honoured to have been invited to join their talented team and can't wait to get started!

Today's card has been made using a very cute stamp from Crafter's Companion, I have made some 'grown up' cards this year, but I'm such a sucker for cute images! I wasn't sure if I'd made these cute chappies too orange, but I think it works with the Kraft card.

Image - 'Giving' - Crafter's Companion coloured with Promarkers
Papers - 'Annabelle's Christmas' paper pack - Wild Rose Studio
'Snow' done using my 'Ice White' Viva pearl pen
Ribbon, Kraft card & candi from stash
Dies used: SB 'Circles' & 'Scalloped Circles', Marianne Designs 'Swedish Ice Star' and border cut using Martha Stewart's PATP 'Layered Arches'

’Anything Goes’ – Divas By Design 
’Christmas’ – Dream Valley 
’Anything Christmas’ – Come & Get It 
’Anything Goes’ – Tammys Scrapin Corner 
It’s Your Choice’ – Penny Black & More @ Allsorts 
Anything Goes That’s Festive’  – Whimsy Stamps Inspirations 
'Winter Friends' - Crafter's Companion

Thanks for looking!


  1. This is fabulous,love the image,great

  2. Ooo what a cute pair and fabby layout too.

    Congrats on your new DT position and i look forward to seeing what you create, Luv Sam x

  3. this is gorgeous hun, love the image and the softness to it, and great news, welcome to the family
    Hugs Kate xx

  4. Gorgeous card Nat. I love the image and your fab layout and colours.
    Congratulations on your DT, I'm looking forward to working with you
    Happy Christmas
    Lorraine x

  5. Love your card Nat, the image is just so cute. Your colouring is always spot on. You asked about my pinks, to be honest the pinks in PM are a bit disappointing and I have been trying to gather some colours from the limited edition sets. I recently got one set with a pink one called pink mittens and its so great for that nice baby pink. Other wise I used my blender pen a lot of lighten some shades. I got the big limited 24 set and it has some lovely shades of pink.

  6. gorgeous card and such a cute stamp! and big congrats on the DT!
    Kim x

  7. gorgeous card,cute image love the layout and details and congratulations on DT post thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner
    Carol DT x

  8. This card is so cute. I love the layout and the sweet image. Just love these soft colours.
    Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week.
    Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

  9. Oh what gorgeous, cute card.

  10. Natalie this is adorable with beautiful colouring. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Tammys Scrapin Corner. Good luck. Hugs Desíre {Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member} {Doing Life - my personal blog}

  11. so stunning nat.i love the adorable image and huge congrats on your new DT :D

    xx coops xx

  12. congratulations on your new DT position! this card is so sweet - a very cute image and a lovely layout. thank you so much for playing along with us this month at penny black and more challenge.

  13. Congrats!
    Cute image and fabulous card!
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more Challenge!
    Merry Christmas;-))m

  14. This is gorgeous, adorable image....Thanks for playing along at Divas by Design.
    Wendy xx

  15. Super-cute card Nat - I LOVE the colours on this! :)

    Just popping by to wish you a wonderful christmas hun!



  16. I love how you used this sweet stamp with a Kraft card! Congratulations on your new design team position and thanks for joining the Crafter's Companion Monthly challenge!

  17. This is a beautiful card and your colouring is perfect. I love the way you have used the Viva pearls to make the snow.

    Thank you for joining us on the Crafters Companion challenge this month

    Pam x

  18. Such a cute card. Thanks for joining us at Divas this week x

  19. This is really adorable.
    We are so pleased to have you join us on our challenge. We wish you the best of luck on entering this week. Please come back soon for another wonderful challenge.

    Hugs Tammy Ortiz Senior Designer for Whimsy Stamps

  20. This is fantastic! I love the colors and those kraft snowflakes!!! Amazing job.

    Thanks for playing along with Crafters Companion!


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