Monday, July 22, 2013

You Light Up My Life

Hi everyone!
It's me, Kathy, tonight, with a new Christmas card to share.


I used this darling La La Land Crafts Marci image and colored her with Copics and Spicas.  The template is from Christmas Challenges with Sketches, and it's a keeper.  I really like all the layers of gilded papers, which are from a very old Hobby Lobby Christmas pad (2010).  Green cs and gold metallic cs are from DCWV.  The sentiment from MFT is stamped with Versafine Sepia and mounted on a Sizzix die cut using metallic cs.  Two swarovskis were added for bling!  I used an Impression Obsession holly die and decorated each corner with holly and deep red Swarovskis.  Since it IS JULY in the south, I love that Marci is wearing a sleeveless dress and flip flops!!!  She definitely goes well with our 100 degree temps and humidity!!!!

I am also entering the following challenges:

Robin's Fetish - Christmas in July
Sweet Stampin' - What...Christmas in July!!!
Weekly Christmas Card Challenges - Snowflake/Xmas card
Cut It Up - Christmas in July (include die cut)
Fairy Tale Challenge - Christmas in July

Thanks so much for stopping by!
See you again on Wednesday when I will be posting my DT card for the 

kathy b

14 comments:

  1. A lovely Christmas card, Kathy. Thanks for joining us in our CCWS-challenge this week. Hope to see you again soon :o)

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  2. Your card is so pretty. Thanks for joining us at the Fairytale Challenge.
    Hugs, Uta

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  3. Gorgeous card love the colouring Ginny x

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  4. Such an adorable image! The coloring is fantastic! I bet that card really sparkles with all its metallic touches. Very pretty!

    Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up Challenge for our Christmas in July challenge!
    Evelyn

    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  5. Great layering in your design and your image is beautifully coloured. Thanks for playing along with us at Sweet Stampin, good luck. Hugz Suzanne DT

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  6. oh i adore your card, thanks for joining us at Robyns Fetish challenge

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  7. This looks a fabulous card Kathy and thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week
    x catherine

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  8. I love all the layering...looks so rich especially with the gold embossed paper. The image is super cute. There's a lot of lovely detail here such as the sentiment and all the little corner die cuts and jewels. nicely done! The hair coloring is FAB!

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  9. Adorable card!! Love it!
    Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M (my blog)♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

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  10. Love the layers and patterns. It all works and looks so beautiful. Thanks for sharing it with us at Christmas Card Challenges this week.
    --Heather, DT member

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  11. What a lovely card for christmas! Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge! xx Bianca

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  12. Great card - thanks for joining us at Robyns Fetish challenge blog

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  13. What a cutie - and wonderful colouring!
    Thanks for playing along with our Snowflake challenge @ CCC!!

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  14. Great card! Thank you for sharing with us at Fairy Tale Challenge and good luck!

    Hugs

    Claudia

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