Monday, 18 February 2013

Wee Holly

This little lass is Wee Holly, she is a digi here, or as a stamp from Whimsy Stamps here, although currently showing as OOS.  I've coloured her with my Copic pens to tie in with the scraps of Nitwit Always and Forever digi papers I had sat on my desk.  The Stampin' For The Weekend challenge is for some distressing on your creation, and wow was my weekend distressed!  What with slow internet and family problems I've not been around much so will have to play catch up again!

Here's my card, it's a C6 size kraft base, then I've cut a red layer from Coredinations card and distressed the edges with an emery board.  I've inked the edges of the papers and the base card with Jumbo Java Versamagic chalk ink, but forgot to ink the edge of my image. To embellish I've added a length of green lace from Marianne and diecut the poinsettias and tags, also taking the emery board to distress them too, then adding the tiny pearls to finish things off.

I even went so far as to decorate the inside too - simply done with a strip of patterned paper, a square of white with an embossed edge and stamped text greeting, and finally a single layer poinsettia.  Marianne dies I've used: the mini poinsettia set LR0142 and the tags cut from the Winter Wishes set LR0187.

The Christmas Card challenge is to add tags or make a tag, as you see I've added a double tag to my card.

As it's taken me several hours to get this post finished I'm going for a cuppa, or maybe something stronger, before I attempt to try and catch up with you all .. .. cheers!


  1. This is a gorgeous Christmas card Annie, love the image and all those poinsettias.

    Soft Subtles will be ordered for you in March x

  2. Gorgeous card Annie - love the sweet image and lush rich colours.
    Hope your week is better than your weekend.
    Take care
    Debs xx

  3. So precious!! I just adore this Wee Holly!! :) Never early enough for Christmas! HUGS

  4. Wow Annie, I really like this card! I love the image and your colouring of course but those poinsettias and that crocheted ribbon are fab. Wonderful colour scheme too.

  5. Adorable, gorgeous card.

  6. Oh wow Annie, she is stunning - love the soft pastels which make such a brilliant contrast to the flowers but match at the same time, if you see what I mean (well, I know what I mean, lol). Simply brilliant hun. Big hugs, Sxx

  7. This is so cute what a darling stamp thanks for playing at SFTW and good luck in the DT call hugs rebekah xx

  8. Lovely inside and out! Little Holly is so sweetly coloured and beautifully coordinated and I love your Poinsettias and that great Xmas tag! hugs, Lesley

  9. Lovely card, love the soft pastel colours you have used on the image xx

  10. Simply gorgeous Annie. Just love this.

    Susan xx

  11. Oh just gorgeous Annie, the image is adorable and I love the delish colours! :)

  12. Lovely card - those ponsettias are fab and the image is just too cute!

    Thanks for joining us at Stampin' For the Weekend for our Distressing Challenge.


    Julie x

  13. Adorable image, and I love the sentiment tag!
    Thanks for joining us at CCC!


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