Saturday, 11 July 2015

Oh Deer


Christmas is in the air…even though it's bright sunshine and 23 degrees outside! I am feeling very Christmassy right now, having had the opportunity to play with the new Nordic Christmas range from Crafters Companion, in readiness for the Pick of the Day Launch earlier this week.

Here is one of my makes using one of the fabulous Reindeer stamps……I love him as he is such a quirky little character with just the right mix of cute and comical, so he would be good for boys and girls I think.

So, this time I have gone with a gift box made from Kraft card…..something I have not used too much but, it seems just right for these images. There is also a Kraft coloured Neenah card, called Desert Storm available from CC these days and that's what I used for colouring my image. Makes a nice change don't you think, and white pen shows up really well on it too.

The image is coloured with Spectrum Noirs and the backing paper is taken from the Nordic CD. I love that it is red but muted in this case.

The sentiment is also from the stamp set and I filled the box with coloured tea lights, to match with the sentiment.

So I hope you like my little box.  :-)

Here are some challenges that I would like to enter today.

http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/july-challenge-feature-creature.html
http://craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/challenge-269-always-anything-goes.html
http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/challenge-67.html
http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.co.uk
http://emeraldfaeries.blogspot.co.uk
http://christmasatsweetstampinchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/july-oh-deer.html
http://thesistersofcraft.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/sisters-of-craft-october-anything-goes.html
http://4craftychicks.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/christmas-in-july.html
http://craftycalendarchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/crafty-calendar-christmas-in-july-dt.html

Thanks for visiting today, and a happy weekend to you all.

Sharon x


11 comments:

  1. Stunning card, love the image and all the glittered background. Thanks so much for joining us over at Emerald Faeries Challenge Blog, good luck and hope to see you again.
    ~ Denise DT ~

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  2. An adorable creation Sharon. Love the deep red and green colors for the attire. Really feel like Christmas. Love the snow coming down in the background. Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again and good luck. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. - Christina, GDT

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  3. A very cute card Sharon, the Reindeer is adorable.

    Many thanks for joining in at Stamping Sensations challenge this month.

    B x

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  4. I love colouring on this card too and you've done a super job with this whimsical reindeer.Just love the pop of white.Totally adorable creation. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

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  5. This is fabulous, the colouring on Kraft works beautifully for this cute reindeer especially with the snow falling gently around him!
    Your box design is brilliant, a really lovely gift :-)

    Big hugs, Kat xx

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  6. Fabulous card Sharon love the reindeer! thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar hugs Sue x

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  7. A fabulous Christmas card Sharon, he certainly is an adorable reindeer isn't he.
    Pauline
    x

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  8. really cute Christmas card Sharon! Thanks for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations

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  9. Sharon this box is super cute! Love that whimsical image! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week xoxox

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  10. Adorable! Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month & good luck!
    hugs Jo x
    Dt

    I have a birthday candy on my blog if you'd like to join in.....
    You can find my candy here
    You can find my atc swap here

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  11. Love this fab, fab card! Great image.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin last month, we hope you join us again, Wedgie xxx

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I love to receive your comments, so thanks so much for taking the time to visit me and tell me what you think. Happy crafting! Sharon