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Saturday, 6 February 2010

Winter Wonderland Challenge 36 and Blog Hop

I'm cutting it fine I know but I so enjoyed the first Winter Wonderland challenge in which I participated that I was determined to get in before the current challenge ends.  Their theme is "candy cane red and white" with the emphasis on the colours rather than the confectionery.  In all my stash - I couldn't find any basic bright red and white papers but I did manage to find this fabulous K&Co paper with a big red pointsettia on it and coloured this delightful Whiff of Joy image (who just happens to have a candy cane) using my Copics and Promarkers.  Finally I added some extra red and white in the vertical stripe, together with a sentiment.
Now I just have to go blog hopping!  
It does seem strange making Christmas cards in February but I know I will be delighted that I did when December comes around!

11 comments:

Sue said...

Hi Lesley
gorgeous card, great image fabby colouring, lovely papers & layout. Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland, hope to see you next week, good luck, sue.x

Teri said...

Absolutely gorgeous Lesley! Love the colours and the image is beautiful!

Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

Teri xx

joey said...

Hi Lesley

this is gorgeous, your colourwork on the image is beautiful and I love the paper, thanks for joining us at ww

Joey.xxx

Anne said...

Goodness me, this is simply stunning Lesley! What an adorable image and I love your colouring! Fantastic card - thank you so much for joining in The Hop and good luck with the draw! :o) xx

Avril Ann said...

Lesley what a fab card, love the image and those papers are delicious...thank you for joining us in our 1st blog hop, at, Winter Wonderland, Good Luck, Hugs Avril xxx

dolcreations said...

wow Wow..the red papers that you used are so PERFECT! I love this card. Your colouring is awesome too! Beautiful card...Beautiful!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow!
Such a gorgeous card Lesley!
Beautiful colours and love your fabulous design!
hugs
kim x

Sam Morris said...

When we started the Winter Wonderland challenge beginning last year I found it really strange making Christmas cards in May, but I tell you it paid off come December! So I really hope you stick with it and take some of the stress out of a busy enough time!

And your card is adorable, I'm in love with the pixie image and so many gorgeous details!

All the best of luck with the Hop candies and thanks so much for taking part :)

Julie said...

Fabulous, just fabulous!! Supreme colouring and I'm so jealous that you have already made some Crimbo cards but I just can't make any at the moment!! Too many birthdays anyway!! Keep doing what you're doing - super creations!! Juliex

Deb said...

gorgeous card and I totally agree December will be so much easier with all these xmas cards made in advance! have a great weekend, hugs debx

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

You will be so pleased that you are making your Christmas cards now.

I am giving myself a break until Easter!! LOL!!!

This one is gorgeous.

I love your backing papers and beautifully coloured image.

So many beautiful details.

Have a great Sunday.

Love Jules xx