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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Christmas card challenge for 2011.

Hello everyone , boy I am late tonight . Hope that you have all had a most productive day in craft.
Welcome to my room . Just a quick post , sharing another Christmas card . This one is number 5 . I was really grateful that I started last years early because as circumstances turned out I would have been sending shop bought ones ...great intake of breath + shock horror!


Before I share my card though , I will give some great news flash ........DRUM ROLL PLEASE
Shirley-Anne  [thats me ] is going to give a little candy to one of her  blogging friends who joins the challenge to make 50 Christmas cards by 1st December . I am hoping that Robyn joins in as she made some fantastic Christmas cards last year . I do believe that there is one at least on her blog already. Please check my side bar for candy photo asap . To be in the running for little candy all you have to do is 
1.create a new  Christmas card ,
2  post it on your blog along with a link to my blog  ,
3 then place the link to that post in a comment on my blog .
This only the first notice. I will place another post about the challenge, in a while as a reminder  when I take photo of candy to add to  my side bar.
OOPs this was going to be short post ...HA!     Any way here's the card .


recipe
Brilliant Blue , Whisper White, DSP , SU
Brilliant Blue ink,SU
Embossing folder.
lge Star Punch, 13/4 Circle Punch ,     Scallop Trim Border Punch   SU
stamps set Christmas Classics SU
Hope you like this one . Sorry so long winded tonight .
catch you again soon , cheers for now Shirley-Anne.

8 comments:

Monica said...

Hi Shirley-Anne,

The whisper white embossed paper reminds me of vanilla icecream... such a neat card, that. Just right for a man.

Thanks for all your emails and love in the past one week. It meant so much!

xxx Monica

Marlene said...

Super cute card, and beautiful shading, too!!!

50 cards by December 1st!! Eeeks....(I often don't even start my cards until December 1st...I am SUCH a procrastinator!) Great idea to motivate!!

Doreen said...

I love this Shirley Anne,I love the clean simple lines.xxx

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow a fab challenge Shirley.. and a brilliant card - love the embossing.
I haven't made any this month .. but must try
Lisa ;)

Robyn said...

Yeah Shirley Ann! Thanks for being the host of this year's Christmas card challenge! Looking forward to all that blog candy!! This is a really great card- "fun but flat" Lol That's how I am going to do all my cards this year!

Sandy said...

Lovely card Shirley, would like to join in with the christmas card challenge, will have to talk to you about what to do computer wise. See you Tuesday! Thanks for your comments on my cards too!
Sandy

Michelle said...

Another fab Christmas card to add to your stash.

The colour combo is wonderful and I love that dotty paper.

Michelle :-)

Beverley said...

Shirley-anne...how wonderful to check out your blog and know that you're also Michelle's mom...I will be stoppin' by often...thanks for leaving such sweet comments on my blog...I love this card and the colours.

stampin' HUGZ
Beverley