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Sunday, 17 January 2010

Winter Wonderland Challenge 34

I am delighted to have found a new challenge site:  Winter Wonderland.  Last year's Christmas card making was a real chore because I left it all too late, suddenly became very busy work-wise and then had to stay up late night after night.  I have lots of cards to make in January and February and I am not ordinarily motivated to make Christmas cards in the Spring or the Summer.  September onwards are busy birthday card months for me and, last year, all of a sudden it was Christmas and I was unprepared.  Winter Wonderland promises to "take the stress and strain out of Christmas by joining [them] on a creative and fun journey" getting prepared for the holidays.  Sounds good to me!

This week's challenge is for "teal and burgundy".  I used Papermania papers, tag and sentiment stamp.  The image, coloured with Copics and Promarkers, is one my mum drew for me using some Christmas pegs as inspiration.   She was with us for three weeks from Boxing Day - an extended stay due to the weather - and drew several images for me.  She's clever - my mum!

11 comments:

Donalda said...

Hon this is just adorable, I so love snowmen and this image is adorable dear and so beautiful colored.

Pascale said...

I adore your snowmen on this card such a cute image. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week hugs pascale x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow this is fabulous and your mum is so talented!
I totally agree it is great to get prepared for those Christmas cards one which I will definitely try to do this year!
hugs
kim x

Julie said...

You're on a roll, Lesley!! Super card and I love your mum's images!! Juliex

Teri said...

The image is gorgeous and you have coloured it perfectly!

Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

Teri xx

joey said...

Hiya Lesley

fantastic card! you picked up those colours perfectly, your mum sure is super talented too! fantastic image and so cheery, thanks for joining us this week.

Joey.x

Michele said...

Such a fabulous card Lesley. Love the cute snowman image and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

Anne said...

Bloomin' heck!! She IS clever, your mum! What a fab drawing! And what a brilliant card you made with it - it's perfect for the theme Lesley! I love it! We started Winter Wonderland last May, and most of the team had been preparing samples since April and we were soooooo ready for Christmas 2009, I promise you! Stick with us and by October/November, you'll be so glad you did! ;o) Thanks for playing with us :o) xx

Avril Ann said...

WOW, what a talented Mum you have, I love this card, and the drawing is just the best, I hope you stay with us through the year, we have some fabulous challenges coming up, many thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week. Hugs Avril xxx

Lynda said...

Your mum is very very clever - those snowmen are wonderful. A fabulous card you've made between you. Thanks for joining in with Winter Wonderland.

Lynda xxx

Teri said...

Gorgeous card hun! Love what you did with our colour combo at Winter Wonderland this week. Glad you found us us - hope to see you next time too!
Hugs,
Teri x