Wednesday, 13 August 2008

Christmas in August

I made the card above for last weeks Papertake Weekly Challenge following their sketch, but silly me forgot to post it. The papers are all Hot of the Press. The stamp is a new one that I bought from The Glitter Pot and is by Penny Black, it's been coloured using Derwent pencils and Sansodor and H20's. The glitter paper is DCWV and has gone through my Big Shot using a cuttlebug embossing folder, sentiment stamp is also HOTP.
This card has also been made using another new stamp from The Glitter Pot, again it's a Penny Black, papers also HOTP, as is the sentiment tag and brad. The skate stamps were from a box of stamps I got from QVC yonks ago.

Well here's my first lot of Christmas cards, I saw so many other people start theirs I thought it was about time I took the plunge, scary how quick these months are going by it will soon be here. xx Vicki xx

14 comments:

Sue said...

Hi Vicki, I did the same as you, made a card for the Papertake Weekly challenge and didn't post it, it's such as shame as your card is fab.

Both cards are lovely, the snowmen characters are so adorable. I can't believe it's time to get started on Christmas, only seems five minutes since I finished the last lot, shouldn't we have had a summer in between?lol.

Jenn said...

Oh my!!! I just love that cute little snowman and his super cute hat!!! Both cards are superb!!! :D

NattyK said...

What great christmas cards, I love the images and colours. x

maria's cards said...

Great Xmas cards Vicki. I love the cute stamps you have used.x

kerry said...

Those are both fab! Gorgeous lil snowmen & fab lo's!!!

I started a few xmas things in May & my eldest thought I'd gone mad!...lol

Kerry xxx

Pauline C said...

Lovely!! Love these stamps - i too have got the top one and posted my first Christmas card using it last week (luckily I remembered to post it in time for the challenge it was for LOL!!) I like you love using it with a blue colour scheme - yours is fab! You're right ... it's getting time to start the Chrimbo card marathon ..... only just over 4 months to go !!
pauline x

Suzanne said...

I have just made two tonight with the Penny Black snowman as it doesn't feel much like summer!!! Your cards are beautiful and I love the papers.. I must look for some new christmas ones. Sue :o)

Crafty Sarah said...

WOW!!! these are stunning cards and better than you'd find in any shop. xx

Julie said...

These are both lovely Vicki, I do think blue's a good colour for wintery cards

Jill said...

aaaww Vicki, they are both so cute, I can't make my mind up as to which one I like the best they are both gorgeous Jill x

pickle said...

They are both adorable cards Vicki.
I must start making some more crimbo cards soon. I've done a couple but I know I'm gonna be panic making in december just like last year.
kerry x

Sarita said...

Hi Vicki,

I love your stunning Christmas cards, the images are adorable. I haven't even though about Christmas yet-better get myself organised I think!

Love Sarita xxx

Julie said...

Hi Vicki...love your new look blog!
I`m so jealous cos I havent stated my xmas cards yet...lol.
These look fab. x

Michelle said...

It is scary how quickly this year has gone so far!! Great cards, love the colors, papers, layouts, embellies, images, colouring - EVERYTHING!! xx