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Thursday, 29 November 2012

Being Festively Floral

Good morning all!

Just one more month until Christmas,can you believe it? But first, we are celebrating Sinterklaas on the 5th of December. Although mainly a children's celebration, my hubs and me still make a little occasion out of it, with a lovely meal and some Sinterklaar snacks such as chocolate letters and speculaas. I might do a little baking as well, always fun :) We don't do cards for that occasion though, so I am sharing another Christmas card with you instead. My card ties in beautifully with this week's Delightful Challenge, which is themed 'Festively Floral'. I'm sure that when you think of flowers at Christmas time, the poinsettia comes to mind, but I found these red flowers while I was combing through my stash that I thought might work just as well. I feel it does, but I'll let you be the judge!

* Digital Delights Standing Santa & Be Naughty sentiment, coloured with Promarkers & Spectrum Noirs
* Create & Craft CS
* Clear Stardust Glitter Glue
* DPs and Ribbon from the scraps shoebox
* Flora Doodles Jeweled Florettes
* Eline's Winterhuis sentiment stamp
* Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink

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* AnMaCreatief (Christmas)
* Crafty Bloggers Network (Christmas)
* Whimsy (Traditional Christmas Colouring)
* Desert Island (Use 3 items from the list) I've used Christmas, Flowers, Sparkle
* Little Claire's (Christmas)
* Sweet Stampin' (Flowers)
* Allsorts (Bring on the Bling)
* St Luke's Challenge (Traditional Christmas)
* One Crazy Stamper (Anything Goes)
* Paper Creator's Crafts (All about Christmas)


  1. Great card, love those flowers & the gingham looks fab!
    Hugs Shell xx

  2. This is just gorgeous,love this

  3. Hi Ciska:)
    I totally adore your card!!! I love Santas, so as far as I'm concerned, you've created the perfect Christmas card!!
    Love it!!!♥
    Lisa F.

  4. Hi Ciska, your card is just lovely - the Santa looks sooo jolly and your colours are great.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin.


  5. What a lovely christmas card. Enjoy Sinterklaas! Thanks for joining us at Anmacreatief's challenge. Regards, Helen

    1. Ik had het natuurlijk ook gewoon op z'n brabants kunnen doen. Veul plezier met Sinterklaas en de voorbereidingen. Ik ga ook nog aan de bak(kerij) met speculaas dit weekend. Gezellig hoor dat je meedoet aan onze challenge bij Anmacreatief. Houdoe, Helen

  6. How cute. Wonderful!
    Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us at One Crazy Stamper.

  7. What a fabulous card, love the red flowers! Thanks for joining us at Whimsy Stamps!

  8. Leuke kerstkaart heb je gemaakt.
    Dank-je-wel voor het meedoen aan de KERSTchallenge bij AnMaCreatief!
    Groetjes Adriana

  9. Oh this is really cute and the flowers work perfectly. "Hugs"

  10. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at DICC!!

  11. Lovely image and card! Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Bloggers Network.
    Geraldine M
    CBN DT

  12. This is so cute and sweet, love the Santa image and those flowers are really pretty. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week xxx