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Thursday, 6 December 2012

Panic Mode

I started to make Christmas cards in August this year but I clearly wasn't making them fast enough and now I find myself in a panic not just over the cards I haven't made but over Christmas shopping and wrapping and family coming to stay and not being in the least bit ready.
I have had to apologise to my teamies at Sketch Saturday because I'm just not going to be able to make a card this week for them.  It's a real shame because it's a great sketch so please drop by there on Saturday and play along.
In the meantime, I needed to work on something a little faster and, inspired by the red and green challenge at Simply Less is More, and using my fabulous SU Medallion stamp and a PTI sentiment, I came up with this.
I suspect, owing to my panic mode, I might not be visiting my buddies quite so frequently but PLEASE don't abandon me.   I promise to catch up when I can.

18 comments:

Jen said...

lesley this is fantastic i love it

Thanks for joining us

Jen xx
"Less Is More"

heidy said...

Wow Lesley this is gorgeous!!!
XXX Heidy

Chrissie said...

Great card Lesley!
Love the off the edge look!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Céline said...

really fantastic card Lesley, i love it
hugs
céline

Lizy said...

This is lovely Lesley! I know the feeling about rushing around at the last minute with cards...I do it every year!
Lizy xx

anita01 said...

Hai Lesley,

Ochhhhh zo mooi, en de keur....geweldig gelukt!

Kan je mijn Nederlandse berichtjes lezen Lesley? Ik hoop het van harte.

Vind onze bezoekjes altijd geweldig.

Warme groetjes,
Liefs Anita.

coops said...

so stunning lesley.fabulous striking design :D

xx coops xx

Linda said...

Great design, love how it goes off the edge. Fabulous card xx

Boxofcolours said...

Hey there Lesley, don't worry you're not the only one not ready! I am colouring like mad to get my cards done !
Hugs
Jane

Dena said...

I really love this elegant card. Perfect!! Don't you love when a simple card looks fantastic!!!
Hugs, Dena

Linda said...

Simply stunning!!!!!

Julie said...

Love it - that's it, love it! Juliexx

Shelby said...

Love how you've stamped the partial image! Looks awesome.

Shelby

Janiel/ janny said...

okay now why can you make cards like this and they are so PRETTY and I make them and they just look like BARF and look so unfinished?!?!!? This is beautiful dear..
hugs.....

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous card! Very simple but very effective.

I am starting to panic about my lack of making Christmas cards.... Think I might be buying some!!

Susan x

Faye said...

You're panicking?!!! Hello! I love this SU stamp, it makes for such an elegant creation. xx

Mrs A. said...

Goregous card. simples but so elegant. I'm on card No.14! Only another 36 to go. When's the last posting dates!!!! Hugs Mrs A.

Annie said...

fabulous card Lesley! and panic mode has set in here .. .. Mum has been using up all my cards!
hugs, annie x