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Monday 1 October 2012

A non-traditional Christmas

Good morning all!

Well, it's official, it's autumn! Well, in my book anyway :) Another month means another CCAYR challenge, our theme for October is "Use Non-Traditional Christmas image or colour scheme". I seemed to manage to do both!

Here's my card:

* Create & Craft CS
* Studio Light Decoupage image
* Studio Light DPs
* Victorian Velvet Distress Ink
* Eline's Winter Huis Stamp Set
* Ribbon, pearls and snow flake peel-off from stash

What do you think, Christmassy enough? I think so! Why not join us, I think it's a great challenge theme! Besides, you do have a whole month to link up :)

* Jingle Belles (Dashing Through the Snow)
* Guylou Inimitality (Weather)
* Crafty Ribbons (Anything but Square)
* Crafting for All Seasons (Things with Wings)
* Inky Impressions (Animals)
* Perfect Sentiment (Vintage Christmas) Vintage image
* Bearly Mine (Add a Sentiment)
* Deep Ocean (More than 2 colours) Pink, Purple & Blue
* Oldie but a Goodie (Show us Your Ribbons) All elements except the CS is more than 6 months old
* Shopping Our Stash (Fur or Feathers)


  1. This is gorgeous Ciska. I love the image and the colours are beautiful


  2. What a pretty card! I love the non-traditional colors! Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment!

  3. Super Christmas card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Ribbons this time.
    Dawn xx

  4. What a sweet card! Love the non-traditional colors and the adorable image! Thanks for playing along with us at The Perfect Sentiment!

  5. Gorgeous and amazing colouring!
    I'm sorry that I'm a little late this week to thank you for playing along at Oldie But A Goodie, and I hope you will join us again soon
    Hugs Laurie x

  6. Beautiful image and colored so beautiful Ciska. Perfect for the challenge this month. So go to get out and visit a little. "Hugs"

  7. Such a pretty card and those birds are just gorgeous. I love your design and your coloring is fantastic. ♥ Denise @ Digi Haven ♥

  8. Wow!! Your card is outstanding!! Love the non-traditional colors! Thanks for joining us at Guylou's

  9. what an utterly ♥LOVELY♥ and amazing holiday card! i absolutely adore everything about it, you've made something non-traditional but completely nostalgic at the same time, it just oozes old-fashioned holiday CHARM!!! thanks for "dashing through the snow" with us at JINGLE BELLES this fortnight!

  10. what a pretty image and your card is perfect love it thanks for joining us at the perfect sentiment this week.

  11. Lovely card. I like doing non-traditional. Thanks for joining us at Perfect Sentiment.

  12. Ciska, what a gorgeous card!! thanks so much for sharing it with us at Inky Impressions this week, good luck in the draw

    hugs Vicky xxx

  13. I'm always a sucker for holiday birds ... so pretty ... so glad you dashed through the snow with us at jingle belles.

  14. my favorite Christmas colours are on this card! love the bird image as well! Thanks for joining in the fur and feathers challenge at Shopping our Stash! Hope to see your next creation in our Go Green Challenge this week!

  15. great card!! Thanks so much for playing at Inky Impressions xx

  16. Beautiful card! I love the colors and pretty birds! Thanks for joining in on the challenge at Guylou's inimitability!

  17. Jaw dropping gorgeous card! Love it! Thanks for sharing at Guylou's!

  18. Hi there, I like you card and the colours too!

    Thanks for joining in with our Non square challenge this fortnight at Crafty Ribbons and welcome back for a new fun challenge tomorrow!

    Greetings La Vikinga / Charlotta