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Monday, 11 January 2010

First Christmas Card for 2010

Well it's getting close to mid January and I was yet to make my first christmas card after vowing to keep up with last years resolution to try and make at least one christmas card a week, it certainly lifted the pressure come December.  So here it is, my first christmas card for 2010...



It covers two christmas challenges....

Bah! Humbug! - Recycle

ABC Christmas Challenge - A is for Angel and to include charms or beads

The recycled items I have used are, the foil embossed card, the bow and the sentiment, all were taken from 'commercial' xmas cards recieved. And for the ABC challenge the image is an Angel and I have used three flower beads.

RECIPE


Colouring Mediums - Copics, Promarkers and Sakura Stardust (applied with a waterbrush)

Embossed Background - White card embossed with Swiss Dots using my bug

Sentiment, bow and foil embossed card all recycled

Other Embellishments - Flower Beads from stash

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Thanks for stopping by and as always your comments and visits are much appreciated.

Hugs

Joanne xx

21 comments:

Poppy said...

aww lovely card.
poppy

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Joanne how sweet is this I thought I would dislike looking at Christmas cards but no not when they are as beautiful as this.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Ruthie said...

Ooo thats so pretty - love the layout and that angel is so cute

Rx

Irene said...

Morning Joanne

Your card is gorgeous, I love everything about it. I see yo uhave cuttled !!your angel stamp is so cute and wonderfully coloured in.

Thank you so much for becomming a follower and entering our first challange at Bah! Humbug! we hope you can join us again. Good luck in the prize draw.

luv
irene
xxxx

* Shaz * said...

Gorgeous card Joanne and what a cute little angel..love it xx

Ann said...

oh my goodness this is just WOW - I absolutely love it. Thank you so much for joining our challenge this week - hope we'll see you again in the coming weeks.
Good luck in the draw.

Ann xxx

Shelly said...

Gorgeous card Joanne - that Angel is so sweet and the bow fits perfectly. Hugs Shell x

Max said...

Hi Joanne,
You have put your recycled items together beautifully - that foiled card is scrumptious and the ribbon looks really decadent.
Thank you so much for supporting us at Bah! Humbug! in our new adventure and we hope that you will become a regular visitor over the coming year.

Luv'n'Stuff
Max
xx

shellshearer said...

Oh hun she is gorgeous...really fab card

hugs shell xx

Happy Crafter said...

Gorgeous card Joanne love it :)
Hugzz Val xxx

cornishmist - thats me ju x said...

joanne, you gotta be joking lol, altho she is very adorable, beautiful card and I must get motivated to into getting more organised ju x

Samantha said...

Gorgeous card, very good use of old cards too! love hte little flower beads!

thanks for joining the ABC Christmas Challenge,
Samantha :0)

Moni said...

Stunning Christmas card, so cute image! Love the papers! Hugs,moni

Vicky (Angeldrummer) said...

What a beautiful card and a stunning image.

Thank you so much for joining us on our first ABC Christmas Challenge

Vicky x

Lorraine A said...

Oohh Joanne this is absolutely gorgeous ! :-) I love this image and the recycled bits are fabulous too ! :-)


Thanks for joining the first ABC Christmas Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Helen said...

Lovely card!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Patti Senter aka NW Lady said...

What a great resolution, to make a Christmas Card each week, good luck with it. Love this first one you've made and so interesting how you've recycled from older cards. I kept all mine this year and perhaps I shall get them out and take a good look to see how I can 'recycle' them into 2010 cards. Off to look more at your blog, this is my first visit and I'm lovin' it.

Emma Lockley said...

Hi Joanne, Lol! christmas in Jan, I also said that ill start mine early this year but Jan lol
Gorgeous card, love the image and layout
take care
love emma xxx

Kim Dellow said...

Oh my goodness! Well done. Beautiful card. Kim

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Joanne,cute image fabby layout hope to see many more!! lol, ive done 4 so far! im well impressed with that! lol, sue.x

Emma said...

Adorable card, the angel is sooo sweet...love the details too.
Hugs Emma x

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