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Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Snowflakes are Falling

Good morning all!

Hope you're having a fab week? We went to the cinema on Monday to see Captain Phillips, which I thought was a fantastic suspenseful film.

Anyway, it's Wednesday again and that's another challenge @ Fab 'n Funky! Our last challenge for this year is "SNOWFLAKES" and I just managed to include some on my card at the last minute. I really am such a dopey girl sometimes, I was so caught up in making this card that I almost forgot about the theme! Thankfully I remembered in the end :) I'm actually pretty happy with this card, a little different than you might be used from me with all the busy patterns but as they all came from the same paper pad they seem to work.



Materials:
* Stampart by Katherine Christmas Cardinal, coloured with Promarkers & Spectrum Noirs
* Dovecraft Noel DPs
* Ranger Xmas Red Stickles
* Cart-Us Scalloped Oval dies
* Joy Craft Flower stem punch
* Pearl and sentiment from stash

Challenges:
* Use It Tuesdays (Winter and Holidays) LAST CHALLENGE :( My paper pad is several years old
* Crafty Sentiments (Christmas)
* Oldie but a Goodie (Winter)
* Creative Corner (Traditional Christmas)
* Wags 'n Whiskers (Things with Wings)
* Little Claire's (Christmas)
* Sparkles Forum (Animals)
* One Stitch at a Time (Seeing Red)
* Vintage & Beauty (Winter Foliage)
* Stampin' for the Weekend (Use Some Red)

17 comments:

  1. Great card. Love the image and inside of the card. I always have a hard time decorating the inside of my cards. You make it looks so easy!

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  2. Beautiful card Ciska and I love all the patterns together with this lovely cardinal. Thanks for the movie review...will have to catch that one. hugs, Pat K xx

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  3. I love the red bird and the vintage feel of your card. Thanks for sharing at Creative Corner.
    Nancy,DT

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  4. Beautiful card - love the colours you've used.

    Thanks for joining us at Little Claire.

    Helen N x

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  5. thanks for joining us at It's all about the Vintage
    elma

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  6. What a beautiful card Ciska .....as you point out m different from your overall style but is so rich with those gorgeous papers. Good luck in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx ( OSAAT Team )

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  7. Such a pretty cardinal and love the paper you used. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl OSAAT DT
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

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  8. Delightful card, thanks for joining us at Oldie but a goodie

    Francesca x

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  9. great card, Thank you for joining us at OSAAT & Good Luck Pam DT xx

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  10. Such a pretty card! Love those leaves!
    Thanks for joining us at It's all about the Vintage and Beauty this time. Hope to see you again soon!
    Hugs, Sande xx

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  11. I love cardinals during the Christmas season they are just beautiful like your card. :D Beautiful design papers. thanks for joining us at OSAAT.
    Deborah OSAAT DT

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  12. Love the traditional colours, beautiful and elegant card, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

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  13. I am a little late doing my rounds this week! But I Love your card inside and out! Thank you so much for joining us at OSAAT for our seeing red theme and i hope to see you this week with our 'Anything goes' theme. hugs

    Nikki DT

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  14. Very beautiful card! Love the gorgeous cardinal image! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments!
    Jackie

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  15. Fabulous Christmas make. Thank you for joining in the Crafty Sentiments challenge.
    Cathy xx

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  16. Beautiful vintage card, Ciska. Your cards keep getting better and better and this is no exception. I love that you decorate the inside too. Something I should really start doing!

    I really appreciate your encouragement on my cards and I think you have a brilliant sense of humour, Ciska. I'm really going to miss your banter. I hope your crafting goes from strength to strength.

    Rachel x

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  17. Beautiful card - love the papers!
    Thanks for playing at Oldie but a Goodie!
    Helen x

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