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Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Christmas at Sweet Stampin' February Challenge

It's the second Wednesday of the month and time for our new challenge at
Christmas at Sweet Stampin'
where our February theme is
Only Words
and we are delighted to be sponsored by
Sweet Pea Stamps

My Craft Room runneth over with more stash that I can possibly expect to use in my life time.  In particular abundance are Christmas stamps but that didn't stop me from borrowing this Inkadinkado "Dear Santa Letter" stamp from best matey, Julie, when she came to play at my house.  As you can see, the image has a quill incorporated into it which I covered up with a 3D version.   I stamped a feather using a Papertrey Ink stamp and die cut it with a Simon Says Stamp feather die and teamed it with a Sizzix quill nib die.
The side sentiment is from Lily of the Valley and my flower is Prima and backed with a Marianne die poinsettia for the leaves.  I love my new Labels 18 Nesties used for framing too.  At last I made a Christmas card I really like the look of and in fact I made several of these.
My fellow CASSettes have lovely cards to share with you and we would be delighted if you would join in our challenge this month.   I'm going to enter my card into the following challenges:
CraftyHazelNut - Anything Goes as long as it's Christmas; and
Loves Rubber Stamps - Show me some red

11 comments:

heidy said...

Beautiful as always Lesley!!
XXX Heidy

Margaret said...

I love the olde world charm of this card with your quill pen that sets off the stamped words so beautifully.
Thanks for joining in at CHNC Christmas extra.
hugs
Margaret M

Jacee said...

Beautiful design, really lovely
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Tracey T said...

Such a beautiful card! The font and the quill go together perfectly and I love the colours in the DP (reminds me a bit of Georgian sitting room colours, but I could have my centuries/decades mixed up!) xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Lesley, I like the design and the verse
Kevin xx

Julia Aston said...

What a lovely Christmas card! the note to Santa is so sweet - accented with the flowers and lovely feather pen! Thanks for commenting on my post after seeing my project on Pinterest!

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card, love the quill pen. Looking forward to catching up with you soon.
luv
Debby

Heather said...

A stunning card Lesley, a fabulous colour combo and the gorgeous die cuts, love the feather quill, a cute sentiment and a super poinsettia!!!
Now I'm off to finally finish my email to you!!!

hugs
Heather xx

fumiko said...

This is absolutely gorgeous,
Love all the details and the colors is so cute!

Have a great day :)

Shanna Shands said...

Simply Wonderful. Thanks for sharing your red at Loves Rubberstamps!

flossbite said...

Lovely card! Thanks so much for joining us at CHNC Extra. Hope to see you again.
Hugs
Fiona DT xx