Friday, 5 August 2011

2 cas christmas cards.

good evening all.i hope you are all well.just one more shift at work tomorrow and then a whole week off.back to work for 1 week then off again for 5 days as its my 10th wedding anniversary and birthday and no way am i working my birthday, only 3 more years until another milestone :S
so on to my cards and these have been made with some of my crafty purchases yesterday.
i am entering both cards into the following challenges:
1.totally papercrafts challenge - challenge 78 - holidays
2.simon says stamp challenge - christmas in august (2nd entry)
3.paperplay challenge - week 31 - christmas in august
4.stampin with the dragon challenge - red,green and white.

 products used are:
papemania stamp ans sentiment from a set - urban stamps - noel
papermania noel paper
stickles in icicle and stardust

 promarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral
bright green,grass

 and a sideways view.

on to card no2.

products used are:
red card
stamps and sentiment form the same set as previous card
buttons from stash
stickles stardust

 promarkers used are:
grass,lush green,pine,holly,emerald

and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by.
off to catch up with you all now ;D
luv coops xxxx


Diane's Card Designs said...

Both cards are gorgeous. I like the buttons on the tree and the glitter on Father Christmas.
Diane :-) xx

Lou Mac said...

Ohhhh!! I'm feeling all Chrismassy! :D These are gorgeous - I love the traditional colours and the addition of buttons on the second card! Genius idea!!

Last shift for a week tomorrow?! Ohhh! Enjoy girlie! :) xo

Sheila said...

2 stunning cards here Nic! Saw these stamps today and did wonder how they would look - now I know!! Let me know your bday date pls hun! Have good weekend, Sheila:)X

Sue said...

Aww these are gorgeous Coops! Love the glittery Santa. Really fab sentiment and design! And love the tree - looks cool with those buttons and love the spiral at top!!
Only one more shift before your holiday! ;-))
Hugs Sue xx

Crafty Chris said...

Hi Just bought this the other day the santa is 1st class, at least you have a couple more done for xmas.
Have a great weekend.
Chris x

Andria said...

WOW they are brilliant CAS Cards. Love the swirls on Santas Beard and the buttons on the tree. They are both really good, nicely done :) x Enjoy your week off!.

Sarah said...

Stunning cards Coops, is there no style you can't do? Gorgeous images and details xxx

Kathleen said...

I love the santa cas card and the glittering under the sentiment. Hope you don't mind me not saying much about the tree card as I'm not keen on buttons. The idea is great, thats it. lol.
Kathleen x

Catherine said...

Great cards, can never seem to manage CAS!!

Julie said...

Fabulosous!!!! loving all the buttons and the doodlie edge,I really need to give the swirly doodle a go! Have a great evening,Julie.x

Pop's Cards said...

Sweetie these are just stunning, hugs pops x x x

tilly said...

these are really stunning, I love that Father Christmas especially...... I take it you will be 25 on your birthday this year lol ???

jules said...

beautiful cards Coops!!

sara said...

both gorgeous cards love the swirls of glitter on santa's beard and the buttons on the tree are fab
hugs sara x x

Nicola said...

Beautiful Christmas cards Coops, I love all the sparkle and the CAS style!
It's our 10th wedding anniversary too on the 18th of this month!
Happy Anniversary to you both
Love Nicola xxx

Donna Mosley said...

It's begining to look a lot like Christmas. :o) I love these Nic, fab images and I love your colouring and sparkles.

Donna x

Elaine said...

Beautiful Christmas cards Nic...oh I wish I was as organised as you are, I will still be thinking about making them the week before Christmas!
Love the CAS style of both cards.

Hugs Elaine xx

downrightcrafty said...

two great cards but love the buttons
Hugs Kate xx

Feebsy said...

These are so cute. I really like the glittery swirls in santa's beard and the button baubles. ^.^ Your colouring is fab too!


Delphine said...

Gorgeous cards, Coops! I love the layout and traditional colours on both cards and your tree with buttons looks fab! Fantastic sparkle on card 1 too:-) Hugs Delphine xx

Wendy said...

Fabulous christmas cards Coops,both images are great and love the buttons on the tree.
Wendy xx

Sandra said...

Two very sweet cards the glitter and swirls are gorgeous and the buttons on the tree is outstanding:) Sandra H

Sally said...

Ooo, I do like traditional christmas colours & these two cards are stunners! Love the stamp set & papers. Fabulous glitter on Santa's beard. A beautifully coloured tree & the buttons are a great idea.
Sally x

chris richards said...

Ah Nic,such lovely christmas cards
love them both,
love and hugs
chris richards

xxxtglxxx said...

Love your doodly border :) and how fab do those buttons look as baubles on the tree!

Gorgeous CAS cards, and both really stylish.



Creations by Shirl said...

Wow Coops, something out of your element... but hey you did awesome on both card... They both came out so pretty, I really like the 2nd card with all those buttons. Hi 5!
luv all those glittery going on too!...
Have a great weekend!
Hugs my friend~

Lorraine said...

THESE ARE REALLY CUTE i love the buttons on the tree such a fab idea xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Two gorgeous cards Coop's, I like the tree with all the buttons, and I like all the sparkle on the santa.
Kevin xx

Netty said...

Both terrific Christmas cards Coops and love the Santa stamp. Enjoy your time off, you certainly deserve it. Hugs Annette x

coldwaters2 said...

Two fabulous cards Nic love that Santa image so much and that tree looks great with all those buttons the simplicity of the designs are perfect.
Lorraine x

Dodici said...

Gorgeous cards!xxx

Chrissy said...

Sparkles, buttons,trees,and santa,
what more could you want at Christmas...fabulous as always...

Mary J said...

both so fabby coops! Love that glitter doodling!

CraftygasheadZo said...

Great cards Coops. Love the buttons and the santa image is so sweet. Zo x

Joey said...

Hiya Hunny

these are two gorgeous cards, love the fun aspects to both these images. Enjoy your time off hun :D
Joey x

Janette said...

Great cards Nic, like them both, fab idea to add the buttons on the tree

CraftyC said...

These are both gorgeous cards Nic. Love all the sparkle on Mr Father Christmas!

CraftyLoops said...

Brilliant cards, I love all the buttons on the tree. Lee xx

melsanford said...

Oh gorgeous cards! Love all the sparkle and those buttons :-) I really must get some christmas card done before the rush.... Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Tammy said...

Wow! Love both of these cards. Thanks for joining the Stamping with the Dragon challenge!

Sue said...

Hi hun
two fabulous cards, i luv the buttons on the tree, look brill, sue,x

Aunty Sue said...

great cards again coops do like the button tree and wow only 3 years till your 21st birthday. lol

Debs M said...

ooh love these, both fab images but the buttons are lush!!!!

Andrea C said...

Both very lovely arty crimbo cards. Hope you have a fabby anniversary and a great birthday x

Marianne said...

Great cards! I especially like the CAS look of the Santa card. Saw your card on the Stamping with the Dragon blog.

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Hun, wow love them both, you are getting on with your gorgeous Christmas creations, love the buttons on the second and the fab image on the first too, hugs Liz xx

Lynsey said...

Great Christmas cards Coops!
Hugs Lynsey x

Mau xx said...

Super cards, so bright and christmassy...Like Elaine, I will be thinking about them in oh! I wish I could get motivated with them...but Aug!!!!!! I haven't even had my holidays yet :( You are so good and so organised xx

Little K Smith said...

Gorgeous CAS cards Coops, I love the santa image :)

Christine said...

Wow, I love both of your cards. They are so bright and cheery!! Love the glitter on Santa's beard. Great idea. It gives him so much depth! Love your Christmas tree too and the buttons are a fantastic embellishment!!

Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!!
xoxo, Christine

Christine L said...

Love them both Nic.... but particularly the Santa.... I'm always a sucker for a Santa! (ooops, not literally!! hehe)
Christine x

Jennifer said...

These are fab!! xx Jenny xx

Carolynne said...

Fabulous cards,thanks for joining us at Stamping with the Dragon xx

Anonymous said...

These are two stunning cards! Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week!!

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

2 Fabulous Christmas cards. I really love the CAS style and the bold traditional colours.
Thanks for joining our 'holidays' challenge at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx