Wednesday 24 June 2015

Christmas Candles

Good morning to all my lovely friends and  followers today as its that Wednesday again sees the launch at Crafting by Designs of our latest challenge Get Ready for Christmas.This is always one of our most popular challenges and we have this theme once every month I've worked out is you have played along every month you should now have six Christmas cards made!!.

We have two sponsors for this challenge

Flat Friends   
Prize: $10 voucher to the store

Prize: 3 single images, up to $10 value

I decided on an image from Stitchy Bear called Christmas Candles. Its a traditional design so I've used the traditional Christmas colours on this design that I love.

Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Image Stitchy Bear Christmas Candles painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils The pearl dots around the image are a gold Viva pearl pen
Spellbinder circle and scalloped circle dies
Papers are a Kaisercraft 12x12 sheet the Turtle Dove Collection
Dark red card is from a Ross Papercraft Show ages ago
Kraft card is Crafters Companion
Lace, Christmas ribbon and gorgeous Christmas Candle Buttons are all from Crafty Ribbons
Sentiment is LOTV from the Calendars set
The small square pictures are cut from the Kaisercraft sheet (these are on the reverse of the holly side) and fixed to Kraft card that I cut round the edges with decorative scissors

Well I hope you are all having a good week the weather is so miserable I wish we could find our summer here in the NE. 
I hope you can find time to make something to enter into our challenge this week .I also want to thank you for all the lovely comments you all left on my last post I really appreciate them all so kind hugs Carole x


  1. This is really gorgeous Carole, I like your design
    Kevin xx

  2. Such a lovely Christmas design Carole!! Really love those papers and the touch of lace and Christmas ribbon really make for wonderful additions to this! :) HUGS

  3. This is what I class as a proper Christmas card Carole. Gorgeous traditional colours and a lovely Christmas candle. You have really achieved the Victorian look here and that ribbon is fabulous xx

  4. Carole, this is stunning... how I adore Christmas cards and am so happy you're treating us to one today. The candles are spectacular and your elegant trims atop the beautiful paper is gorgeous. Wonderfully done, my friend! Have a lovely night. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,

  5. Wonderful Christmas card Carole, love the ribbon :o)
    Jackie xx

  6. Wonderful card Carole! The image is beautifully coloured and the ribbon is a fabby addition. Debra x

  7. So gorgeously traditional!! Love those candle buttons!
    Lucy x

  8. Gorgeous creation and the image and colours are super{aNNie My Personal Blog}

  9. So lovely Nd traditional, fab backing paper. Lovely day here today hope it has been better for you too today, about time we had sun x

  10. Very pretty card the ribbon! I want summer before Christmas! xx

  11. This is fabulous, love the candles and gorgeous papers.
    Linda xxx

  12. Hi this is a beautiful Christmas card. Hugs Jackie

  13. I love this beautiful Christmas card. The background paper is gorgeous and so is the candle image which really shines out.
    Jean x

  14. Gorgeous card and lovely ribbons on there :-)
    Thank you for making such a fabulous project using our images.
    It is a pleasure to sponsor you and I hope you have enjoyed working with our images.

    Best wishes,

    DT for StitchyBear Digi Outlet


Thank you for taking time to comment on my Blog I do appreciate all your comments Love and Hugs Carole x