Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Winter Wonderland

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
An early post this morning as i`m in work soon so Granddad is coming to take my laddo to school.
This is my final Christmas card for 2013 (apart from a DT one to come)so seeming as i am not sending any out this year due to funds i am dedicating this card to each and every one of you that take the time to visit me during the year.
I am also entering this card into the following challenges:
1.Crafts Too Challenge - December Challenge - Natural world, add a flower (i have trees, holly, and a deer)
2.MAWTT Challenge - Walking in a winter wonderland
3.As You Like It Challenge - Challenge 17 - Fav christmas stamp and why (anyone who visits my blog will know this is my all time fav stamp.I think it sums up christmas perfectly.being indoors all cosy with family, good food and cheesy film and laughter)
4.Southern Girls Challenge - Christmas Wishes
5.Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge - R154 - Christmas chaos
6.Brown Sugar Challenge - Challenge 72 - Christmas
7.Charisma Cardz Challenge - Challenge 48 - Your fav word (seasons greetings, my fav sentiment for xmas)
8.Sketchy Colors Challenge - Challenge 191 - Gold and White
9.Stempeltraeume Challenge - Challenge 26 - At Christmas
10.Card Mania Challenge - Challenge 36 - Winter Wonderland
 
Products used are:
White card
Docrafts and Dovecraft papers
Distress tool
Stampendous embossing powder - detail gold opaque
Stampendous frantage embossing powder - shabby white
Gold trim
Spellbinders oval die
Crafts Too Prancer die
Pearls
Holly leaves
Hobbyhouse roses
Justrite sentiment
Stampendous cling stamp - Snowy postcard

 A close up of the image which i have embossed with the gold embossing powder.

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for poppng by, it means a lot :D
Hugs Nic.xxxx
 

43 comments:

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A gorgeous card Nic! The frantage looks like snow of the leaves and that image is a stunner I do love it and it looks wonderful stamped in gold EP! Fabulous deer die to look at those antlers! Susan x

downrightcrafty said...

this is beautiful hun, did make me smile
Happy Christmas to you and wishing you a Prosperous New Year
Hugs Kate xx

Chrissy said...

A beautiful elegant Christmas card Coops..love this image too with the gold embossing and a fabulous reindeer die.
Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year 2014...

Luv CHRISSYxx

rachel said...

stunning - really fabulous x

aussie aNNie said...

Like you Nic it is too expensive to send out bulk cards, thanks for displaying this wonderful card full of Christmas love and cheer...may you and your lovely family have a wonderful Christmas.xxx

crafty-stamper said...

A beautiful card and love this vintage image love the embellishments especially the reindeer,ribbon trim and gorgeous frantage
Merry Christmas to you too
carol x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What have you done with all your gorgeous cards then Nic? I know this is your fave and definitely in my top 10. Fabulpus card, love the frantaged deer x

Juls said...

Beautiful, each detail is perfect & amazing!!! Hugs Juls

Sue said...

This is stunning Nic. I love the image, gorgeous colours and beautiful sparkle.
hugs Sue xx

Pop's Cards said...

This is so gorgeous sweetie, love the colours too, hugs Pops x x x

Doreen said...

This is stunning,love the image and great design.xxx

Joey said...

This is so beautiful, stunning detail hun, that golden ruffled ribbon is gorgeous. Joey xx

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card coops, I would love that stamp but it's a bit big for me, I always miss bits in the middle of them! :o)
Jackie xx

Christine L said...

A stunning vintage card Nic.... and thank you for dedicating it to us lot!

Hugs
Christine x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Stunning card Nic. I love that stamp, there so much you can do with it. Gorgeous embellishments. Marlene

Gibmiss said...

Hi Coops
Fabulous Christmas card.......
Have a super Christmas....
Thanks for all your inspiration over the last year.....
Hugs Sylvie xxx

Michelle said...

Its absolutely beautiful nic - seasons greetings to you too hun ((hugs)) Michelle x

Marie-Louise said...

Gorgeous card Nic. I do love this stamp,

Alisonscraftybitzandbobs.blogspot.com said...

Wow Nic gorgeous card I love it so pretty, that stamp is a must have am going to have a look at stampedos stamps now and see what I can find for my Christmas Stocking filler. Love Alison xxx

Judy Corner said...

Aw Nic thank you. And a Merry Christmas to you too. I love visiting your Blog. Just love this card, that image is gorgeous, it must be one of the most used stamps at Christmas time for you, it is so Wintery and yet festive. Judy x

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Coops! what a beautiful scene and I love the gold embossing and frantage… the deer and the beautiful roses and holly are all so perfect… it's a stunning card!!
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week!
Hope you and your family have a Wonderful Christmas and a Very Happy New Year!!
Take Care
Big hugs
Sue xx

Tammy said...

WOW this is Stunning Coops, I love that beautiful image and all of the Frantage! Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week!
Tammy x

Whisper said...

Simply stunning hun and a gorgeous Xmas card to finish on too, Luv Sam x

Dotty Jo said...

This is simply magical Nic! Jo x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

That is a beautiful card, I love the image, the reindeer, and your beautiful layout
I wish you and your family a very happy Christmas
Margaret

Netty said...

A totally drop dead gorgeous card Coops, Annette x

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Nic. I love this stamp and you use it so well.
Happy Christmas
Lorraine x

Wishcraft said...

Beautiful hun! So many gorgeous details, lovely card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Boxofcolours said...

Simply beautiful
Jane xx

susiestacey said...

Stunning card, loving all the details x Susan x

Vee said...

Fabulous card,so festive. Thanks for playing with Charisma this week. Merry Christmas xx Vee

Louise Palser said...

Lovely Nic. Like a winter wonderland. Happy Christmas, Lou x

Louise said...

Stunning card Coops and Merry Christmas to your family.
Louise xx

heidy said...

This is sobeautiful Nic!!
XXX Heidy

cebelica said...

This card is super duper amazing. A real beauty. I love, love, love it! Hugs! xx

michele said...

Beautiful card Nic! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Valchen said...

Wow, this is such a gorgeous card! I love the golden shimmer of this Christmas scene! Thanks for sharing this lovely creation with us at Card Mania Challenge.
Hugs,
Valentina

nnalorac said...

You do this image justice every time Nic, love your gorgeous card. Have a lovely Christmas with your family. Carolxx

nwilliams6 said...

Nic, this totally amazing and gorgeous! I love the deer in the corner and that great image and all the pretty sparkles. Wow!!!! How sweet of you to dedicate to all who visit you - visiting you is always a total treat! Merry Christmas to you and I am wishing special blessings on you and your sweet family for Christmas and 2014! HUGZ!!!!!

Mojca said...

Waw the card looks so elegant and gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at As You Like It Challenge & wishing you a Marry Christmas! Hugs! MOjca

kenli said...

Lovely project! Beautiful color combinations and a wonderful design! Thanks so much for joining us at Card Mania Challenges.

Shirley Chillman said...

A very beautiful Christmas card Coops.

Thank you for sharing with us at C2CU.

Warm, crafty hugs from Shirl x x

Marianne said...

Wooow, this is totally gorgeous! I love everything i see here!!!
Thank you for joining Sketchy Colors, and lots of luck.
Hugs, Marianne:)