Tuesday 17 December 2013

Rockin around the Christmas tree, have a Happy Holiday...............

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
My day off today and then i think i will be in every day then until Christmas day.Don`t you just love working in retail.lol.I actually get a real buzz when its busy :D
So here is todays cards inspired by the Brenda Lee song `Rockin around the Christmas tree, which is also in one of my families favourite Christmas films ` Home Alone`.
I am entering both cards into the following challenges:
1.Creative Card Crew Challenge - Challenge 51 - Holly or poinsettias
2.Songbird Challenge - Challenge 30 - Merry Christmas
3.Creative Inspirations Challenge - Challenge 244 - Traditional colours
4.Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Challenge 229 - Christmas catch up
5.CRAFT Challenge - Challenge 237 - Inspired by fav film/tv/song (rockin around the christmas tree song and home alone film)
6.Graph`it Challenge - Week 25 - Anything goes
7.Catch The Bug Challenge - Decmber challenge - Fav Christmas song (rockin around the christmas tree - brenda lee)
8.Sweet Stampin Challenge - Last minute christmas
9.Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge - R154 - Christmas chaos

Card 1
Products used are:
White card
First Edition papers - Nordic christmas
Distress tool
Holly leaves i saffed off something last christmas and have just found them in with my decs
Dovecraft rosette 

Pro/flexmarkers used are:
Marsh, olive, pesto
Crimson, burgandy, shale, cool grey 5
Pastel yellow, mustard, raw sienna

and a sideways view.

 Card 2
Products used are:
White card
Dovecraft Tis the season papers and rosette
Holly leaves
Distress tool
Bugaboo image - mc tree

Pro/flexmarkers used are:
Forest, pine, holly
Crimson, burgandy, shale, cool grey 5
Pastel yellow, mustard, raw sienna

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by, it means a lot ;D
Hugs Nic.xx


Desire Fourie said...

Just stunningly creative with wonderful distressed edges and I love the holly spray.
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Jackie said...

Wonderful card, love the colours and design :o)
Jackie xx

Sandy said...

Beautiful, a wonderful digi stamp and love those papers and the fab holly leaves embellishment.

Doreen said...

Just gorgeous,fabulous image and papers.xxx

Squirrel x said...

Fab.U.Lous! Hugs xx

Juls said...

Such a lovely card, fun image!! Hugs Juls

Unknown said...

Cool cards Nic, they are joyfull and love the Bugaboo images.xxx

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Two gorgeous card, I love the image and your layout and colours are lovely.
Well done

crafty-stamper said...

great cards love this image and your rosette flowers and holly leaves
carol x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Gorgeous card Nic, just love that Christmas Tree. Marlene

Lau W said...

Oh superb holly leaves ! Wonderful card my friend !

Janice said...

Love that image and your super cards Nic, Jx

Sue said...

Fabulous card Nic, I love the image and wonderful colours.
hugs Sue xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Fun and cute image for your card... love love it!

Sue B said...

This is gorgeous Coops… what a fab image… I love this quirky tree! :-)) the papers are gorgeous and I really like the rosette and holly!
Hope you have a lovely evening
Hugs Sue xx

Tanya said...

Fab card Coops, really cheery and happy :D love it :D That image is fun!

Tags xx

heidy said...

Fabulous card Nic,thanks for joining CCT this week!
XXX Heidy

Crafts-by-Alison.blogspot.com said...

Nic this card is gorgeous love the tree its fabulous and the holly just tops it off Love Alison xxx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Beautifully coloured and designed cards Nic! That is one funky tree! Reminds me of when I used to work Nursing was always 24/7 too! Hope it goes well, Susan x

Chrissy said...

Two fabulous cards Coops and love the bend it the top of the tree.. just like mine at home..love the layers and colours and holly with the rosette flower.


Viv said...

Fab Coops! Holly finishes off perfectly! x

Lorraine said...

These look fabulous Nic. I love the image and pretty colours.
Lorraine x

Debs said...

Two fabulous cards Nic - think I might NEED that image for next year :o)
Debs xx

Jane said...

Fantastic cards Nic, love the bendy trees!
Jane xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Such a fun image, fab cards

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A gorgeous card Nic. I love the fab tree image and your great papers. We love Home Alone in our house too.

Hugs sarah xx

Christine L said...

Fabbie card Nic... that Christmas Tree has definitely been rocking!!

My lovely OH works in Marks and Spencer... they are rushed off their feet at this time of year!

Christine x

Debbie said...

Great Christmas project thank you for joining us Coops at Sweet Stampin' again this week. Good Luck and Merry Christmas. DebbieX

Marilyn said...

I love this tree! The distressing looks great and so does the holly leaves and rosette.

michele said...

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


Hi Nic, such a brilliant 'last minute' Christmas card and so beautifully coloured. Thank you for sharing and joining in with the fun at Sweet Stampin’ this week and good luck. Hugs Janine xx

Unknown said...

What a lovely card thank you so much for joining us at Creative Card Crew with our Holy & poinsettia challenge hugs Tania (DT) xx

nwilliams6 said...

What a great tree image! You made it super wonderful and fun. So sorry I am late visiting you. I have been so crazy busy and today is the first day in a long time that I have had to just sit for awhile. Cute card! Hugz!

Min said...

This is just fabulous! I love the holly leaves and the rosette as the berries! Gorgeous work!
Thanks for playing along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Favorite Christmas Song Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps!
Be sure to check out The Bug Blog for our newest Anything Goes Challenge that starts tomorrow! We hope you’ll play along!
Hugs & Happy Days!
~Min: Bugaboo Asst DT Coordinator
Kaymin Kreations

Penni said...

Great card Coops.
Thanks for joining us at the Songbird Challenge.