Sunday, 14 August 2011

Under the mistletoe for The Sweet Stop

Woohoo, I actually managed to get a challenge card done, I can’t remember when last I found the time to do one.  I love The Sweet Stop sketches, some of the best around as they are not overloaded with so many layers that you get dizzy looking at the the different papers lol.  I had my domestic goddess pinny on again yesterday and spent most of the day baking – cupcakes (natch), banana and pecan loaf and more cheesy scoffins (which were scoffed by my family before I could even photograph them lol). 

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This card is a request from one of my lovely followers, she just loves LOTV stamps – don’t we all!  The stamp I have used today is Under the Mistletoe, and the sentiment is one of the clear Additions verses.

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The image was coloured with Copics and a black prismacolor pencil.
Skin: E11, E00, E000, R20
Girl: Hair E29, E50
Coat: R29, R24, R22, R20
Hat & Boots: E43, E41, E40, YG63, G20, R29, R22
Boy: Hair E53, E50
Coat & Boots: E47, E44, E43, E41, E40
Scarf, gloves, trousers: R29, R22, R20, YG63, YG61, G20

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I got a fabulous parcel from Marianne Design last week with all the new Christmas dies.  I have used two on this card, the fab fir branch under the roses and that gorgeous bell.  I have slathered it in gold Stickles for a bit of extra bling.

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The paper is the Girls Paperie Tinsel and Twig, and again I am so glad I bought spares else I would never have had the courage to cut into it.  The border die is MFT Die-namics Open Scallop  border die

The satin ribbon, Jute String (I split the string into 3 strands so it would lay flatter on the card), pearls and flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts25mm rose, 15mm roses and 8mm semi open roses were used.

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Have a fab Sunday (and I hope it stays dry for a change!)

 

hugs

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73 comments:

  1. Oh Bev this is so cute!
    Hugs Heidy

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  2. Just an adorable card Bev.
    I am on christmas mode now, so it's lovely to see others on it too!!
    Debbiexx

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  3. This is absolutely stunning Bev

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  4. Its beautiful Bev, love how you have coloured the image and that sparkly bell is so eye catching.

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  5. Hi Bev

    Sweet LOTV image with such lovley details.

    Love Kerry xxx

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  6. Hi sweet Bev,

    O how I wish I was living next door to you^_^"
    Your so good.
    This one is absolutely gorgeous.
    I bought myself some lotv's Just love the cuties:)
    Have a great Sunday ,finally it's dry in holland
    the sun is even shining .
    Hugs Sonja

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  7. What a lovely Christmas car. So sweet. Nice stamp and coloring.

    Hugs AStrid.

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  8. Hello Bev! A wonderfulc ard hun that LOTV stamp is adorable, and I agree them papers are delish! xxx

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  9. Gorgeous card Bev, love the image and details x

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  10. Wow Bev, love this card. And the image of LOTV is so cute.

    Greetings from Holland,Anastasia xoxo

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  11. Hi Bev,
    Stunning card and a gorgeous image. Love those new dies.
    hugs
    Marion

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  12. Gorgeous Bev...that bell die cut is fab....I really like what you did with it. It's dry here and I'm heading out to do some gardening.
    Take care,
    Jane x

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  13. Simply beautiful Bev, well done. Jane x
    http://thecraftbucket.blogspot.com/

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  14. Ooohhhh this is such a lovely card!!! It's beautifull!!!!!

    gr. arjette.

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  15. Gorgeous card Bev. Beautiful colouring.

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  16. Hi Bev
    lovely Christmas card, I have promised myself that I AM going to start my Christmas card's earlier this year lol.
    hugs
    Sandra (craftynan)

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  17. Fantastic Bev , Just so gorgeous and I so love that sentiment!

    Take carre
    Big Hugs
    Casper
    xxx

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  18. I just love this cute card
    Hugs Miranda

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  19. Such a beautiful card Bev - and the idea with the bell - you might have started another trend off lol
    I just hate ..(not really) looking at your blog as you always make me want to buy more crafty items! No wonder you are doing so many commissions - just have to put items on my Christmas wish list.
    Hugs SarahSx

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  20. Hi Bev,
    Your card is gorgeous. Love those two adorable kids. Love the text aswell.
    Have a great sunday.
    Hugs, Yvon

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  21. Gorgeous card Bev. Really like the bell. Lovely effect.

    Jx

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  22. Wow Bev that is gorgeous there are so many details you dont at first see but once youve told us where to look they look amazing. Its a stunning card. hugs Shirleyxxx

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  23. This is beautiful Bev and love that bell and the rich red colours.
    Myrax

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  24. omg Bev I'm in love with that bell!!! It's gorgeous, as is the card as usual but that is such a fab addition.
    Anne x

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  25. Wow and Wow absolutely breathtaking!!!!!! What a gorgeous gorgeous card!!!! Wow you sure are one talented lady!!!!! Love visiting here!!!!!!

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  26. Another wonderful Christmas card, love the paper and the image, the bell is wonderful.

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  27. jolie création Amitié
    ISabelle

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  28. This is just fabulous your colouring is to perfection and this image is beautiful :) Sandra H

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  29. What a spectacular creation, Bev! I totally enjoyed admiring all your beautiful details and lovely design! Glad you were able to actually create a carad. Also, I'm so happy that your room is coming along so nicely. Have a great day, hugs, Lori P

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  30. I just love these "little people!"
    Beautiful design and I love all
    the extras - the roses,border and
    especially the Bell!! Coloring is
    stunning!! hugs

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  31. HI sweetie this is stunning i LOVE these colours, the flower displays are just stunning, i think i need to get me some of the verses too, hugs pops x xx

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  32. Hi Bev, I am always in awe of your cards and this one no less. Your colouring is just perfect and I love the glittered bell embellishment and pretty flower arrangement. Tracy xx

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  33. lovely, just lovely! You are amazing!
    Sandra ltb

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  34. Adorable and love the choice of papers and colors. I too, like the LOTV stamps and found out after completing my order that the shipping was free after a $25 order. So forgive me for the remark I made a few days earlier. I have ordered my LOTV stamps and am so anxious to get them and use them.Edna

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  35. Sweet image and love all the stickles!

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  36. Wow,what a gorgeous card,I love everthing about it.
    Sue xx

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  37. Oooo... Sooo nice!!! Through your card can feel Christmas already!! Beautiful!!!
    Natali

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  38. Such a cute card Bev.....I must get into the festive spirit myself.
    Take care,
    Em x

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  39. AStunning job again Bev, absolutely gorgeous work as always. I love, how you´ve put this together here. Love love love it.

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  40. Bev, this is so beautiful. I just love how you've glittered that bell; it's just gorgeous.

    AliceH

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  41. What a beautiful card , lovely colours and wonderful details.
    Hugs Trudy

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  42. Another stunning card Bev!
    Luv the sentiment too!

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  43. Hello,
    It's fabulous card!!!! I love it.
    Hugs
    Nathalie

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  44. Wonderful!!!
    Beautiful!!!
    Cute!!!
    A Dream!!!

    Hugs, Biene

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  45. Bev this is so gorgeous, wonderful inspiration. I love the sketch, thank you for the link to the sweet stop, never seen it before.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  46. Oh this is simply gorgeous as ever Bev. Your colouring is amazing but all the extra little details really make this card something special.
    Hugs
    Clare
    x

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  47. Stunning card Bev I love this image it's so sweet hugs Maxine x

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  48. You rocked that sketch Bev, this is gorgeous!!!

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  49. Bev, what a beautiful christmas-card and the colors so nice.
    hugs paula.

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  50. Just stunning - love everything about it - fabulous card.

    Toni xx

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  51. Wow! This is awesome Bev! what an adorable image and love your colouring. Beautiful papers and flowers and bellies - Gorgeous Card!
    Hugs Sue xx

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  52. Your cards are always so wonderful Bev.

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  53. What a lovely christmascard Bev, so beautiful. Your colouring is so wonderful!
    Hugs Jacqueline

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  54. Hi Bev, great Christmas card, love the sentiment and the DP. Hugs, Frea

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  55. This is gorgeous Bev and I totally agree with you, The Sweet Stop sketches are awesome!

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  56. lovely!!! i love this ideal christmas coloure and lovely image!

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  57. Wow, this is fabulous! Love the design, embellishments and papers you used! Hugs, Karen

    P.S. If you have time to stop by, I'm giving away some blog candy!

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  58. Your card is beyond beautiful. I am loving the Marianne dies and can see they will be a must have. LOL! You inspire me!

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  59. Fabby card Bev. Love that sweet image and the gorgeous DP and embellishments.

    Kat x

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  60. Gorgeous card, so very beautiful!
    Hugs Cheryl

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  61. Wowzers Bev! This is Absolutely Gorgeous! I So Love LOTV images and you've colored this one up to perfection! 8-) Love all the pretty roses and and glittery bell too! Just a really Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop! 8-)

    Hugs
    Shannon

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  62. Double Wow!! This is absoluetly GORGEOUS!!! Love the roses, that bell and your coloring is awesome! Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week!

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  63. Oh, my! Gorgeous card Bev. Perfect coloring and embellishments. Just lovely... and the easel fold is such a clever touch. Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week.

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  64. Bev, beautiful job!! I love your christmas bell!!

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  65. I love this!! Such a pretty easel card and your coloring is gorgeous. Your comment about the dizzy sketches made me giggle..so true!!Thanks for joining us at The Sweet Stop.

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  66. This is awesome Bev, I love that Christmas bell, all absolutely stunning xx

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  67. SUPER! Love how the red just jumps out at you; oh and your coloring is fab...like always you have created a very pretty card!

    Thanks for sharing your colors again; I will be trying some of your combos:0)

    Hugs;
    Janette

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  68. Oh this really is stunning, love those papers just been over and brought some of those. The new dies look lovely too, especially with the stickles.
    Kim xXx

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  69. Hi Bev. Gorgeous Christmas card. Beautiful colours, layout and image. Donna

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  70. This is beautiful, what a stunning easel card. Such attention to detail...makes it such a special card xx

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Thanks for visiting!

Bev x

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