Sunday, 23 August 2009

3 in 1


Hi everybody
Hope you have had a lovely weekend. I went to a Copic workshop yesterday run by Stamps & Memories of Kintbury, met a lovely bunch of like-minded crafters. We had some fun and learnt a lot from Karen and Wendy. Thank you ladies. Now I have to decide whether I am going to invest in Copics. My guess is that I will eventually.

So on to the challenges I am entering this card into.
Dutch Dare Challenge - Christmas in August
Winter Wonderland - the theme is By Candle light
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - and the theme is ......... Christmas in August!

The image is Willow with Lantern, and is coloured with Prisma pencils. I have used various backing papers from my stash, including two from the Figgy Pudding range from last year. The snowflakes are cut out with a Martha Stewart punch, and covered in Diamond Dust. However the twinkle does not show up in the photo. The flourishes are punched with a Paper Shaper punch.

Recipe:
Stamps - Whiff of Joy, Stampin' Up
Papers - Basic Grey and from stash
Punches from the Hobby House

Thanks for stopping by.

14 comments:

  1. Val .... this is beautiful! I love your lady with the lamp. You have coloured her beautifully. I love the snowflakes and scrolls and the little gem on the sentiment. And .... I love the gorgeous papers you've used and the colours on your card :o) Beautiful!

    Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

    Teri xx

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  2. This is a beautiful card Val. I adore the colours and Whiff of Joy are my favourite 'cute & pretty' stamps. You have done this one justice with your lovely colouring of the image.

    Lesley Xx

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  3. Hiya Val it was lovely to meet you on saturday,we had such a fun filled day didnt we.You have done a great job with colouring this image!!!xx jo xx

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  4. What a beautiful card, love the colouring of the image.
    I have been debating whether to invest in some Prisma pencils - v. tempted!
    Hugs
    SuzyX

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  5. Hi Val, what a fantastic card, I love it! I was at the same copic class as yourself, I was the first Jo!! I have become a follower!! Jo x

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  6. What gorgeous shading! This image is just beautiful and your card is fabulous in every way - I love those swirls and snowflakes! Thank you so much for playing along with us! :o) xx

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  7. This card is so beautifull.
    Love the beaurtifull colours, papers, swirls and icecristals.
    Thanks for joining the DDCC.

    xoxo karin

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  8. This is really lovely work.
    Thanks for playing at WW this week.
    Hugs,
    Teri S
    x

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  9. wow Val this is gorgeous...i really love the image, and the colours are fantastic...thanx so much for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week...hugs Lesley xxx

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  10. Beautifully done - love the embellies!

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  11. Beautiful card! I love the swirl/snowflake mix!

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!

    <3,
    Steph

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  12. Breath taking! This is just so pretty!

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  13. So - hello, I had to leave a comment for you because you have a beautiful blog. I love your creative and interesting header shot, and got really absorbed reading your well written posts. Great pictures too ! Thank you for sharing them, best wishes...

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  14. Hi Val. I've just been catching up with what you've been up to while I've been on holiday and haven't been disappointed, your cards are simply beautiful.
    I know what you mean about Christmas in August, it seems to have affected a lot of crafters!!! I love your Willow card though, she is beautifully coloured and the papers compliment her beautifully.
    Have a great weekend.

    Lisax

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Thank you soooo much for all the wonderful comments you leave on my Blog. I appreciate each and every one....and for you taking the time to do so....I will try to get over to your Blog too.
Love and big hugs
Val xx

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