Wednesday 15 June 2016

Home for the Holidays

Good morning to all my lovely friends and  followers. As its that Wednesday I'm here to launch another challenge over at Crafting by Designs and  our theme this week is our very popular Get Ready for Christmas challenge . We have one sponsor this week giving a great prize to the winner.

For my design team card I decided on an image called Home for the Holidays

Close up of stamp

Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Home for the Holidays from Robyn's Fetish Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Woodland Wishes LOTV no longer available
Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle die
Pine leaf die is Marianne
Wooden lamp is from Live and Love Crafts
Jute trim is from Whitby Crafts
Pine cones are my stash
Postmark sentiment is LOTV
With Love tag was from The Range the jute string came with them.
Kraft card is Crafter's Companion

Well I hope you are all having a great week the weather has been miserable here and I'm certainly missing that lovely Florida sunshine . I hope you find time to make a start on your Christmas cards and enter the challenge Love and  hugs Carole x


  1. The wonderful details on this happy card are just amazing, Carole! I love the veneer street light and the jute trim, just part of what makes this such a charming Christmas card!! Welcome back from Florida! I hope your UK sun shines on you soon!! Hugs, Darnell

  2. Another beautiful card Carole. The colours are gorgeous and the touch of Kraft card gives it a wonderful homespun appeal. Isn't the weather "pants"...flaming June? I don't think so!! xx

  3. Wonderful card Carole! Love your colour combination and the snowman looks lovely. The little pine cones are very cute.
    Shame you came back to this as we did have some lovely sunny days whilst you were away which is always the case isn't it! Hope you had a great time and are feeling rested. Debra x

  4. Such a beautiful Christmas card Carole, I really like the pinks along with the earthy colors of the hessian.

    B x

  5. Fabulous card Caroloe. The image is great and the added embellishments make it special. Hugs Christine xx

  6. beautiful colours on this Christmas card CArole, love this idea with the touch of pink....xx {aNNie}

  7. Another beautiful card Carole, the colored snowman and details are fabulous.

    Hugs Diane

  8. Oh Carole, this is such brilliant design!! I love the cute snowman image and all of your lovely details on your design!! It's so hot out right now that I'm feeling in a bit of a Christmas mood to cool off some! LOL!!

  9. Adorable! I love the die of the pine branch and that little wood lantern is a great embellishment. What an adorable snowman and I love the colors you used! This is one cute Christmas card! Hugs, Gail

  10. Hi Carole this is a gorgeous card I love that snowman and the colours you have used. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  11. Wonderful card Carole love all the layout of it and embellishments. If only we could get anywhere on a plane but visiting Florida again sounds really nice...lots of huggles Sue xx

  12. Love the colours and a gorgeous snowman. Brilliant card. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  13. Just love your non traditional colour Christmas card Carole. Beautiful embellishments. Anet x


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