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Monday, 7 November 2011

Sketch N Stash Challenge No 74

Hello - hope everyone had a great weekend, busy here!  I went down to The Craft Barn Saturday morning where they were doing lots of demos and I so enjoyed it!  Felt totally inspired and bought  a few must- haves, cough cough!!  Saturday night my three had a bonfire/firework do for their friends and then Sunday morning, it was The Old Crocks! Not me but the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Rally which goes past just at the top of my road!!  Fab seeing all the old cars and anyone who braves the cold then gets a lovely cooked breakfast! I then spent the afternoon sorting out my ribbons - what a mess they were in and so many!!

Back to Sketch N Stash, this is our new sketch as designed by our wonderful Vicky.
I've used this gorgeous Gingerbread Tilda and coloured her with a mix of Promarkers and Flexmarkers. The lamp post is a Tim Holtz die and the tree a Marianne die. And of course, one of the fabulous new Memory Box dies for the snowflake flurry!

Lots of distressing the edges and also used my Ranger Snow Cap dabber - love how this looks so fluffy!!  Lastly a few white pom poms with added glitter for the snowballs!


Our challenge this fortnight is being sponsored by the brill Simon Says Stamps who with the chance to win a $15 voucher to spend with them.

 
As ever, the fab ladies and gent at SNS have made some wonderful cards to share with you so do pop on over to the blog for a peek!  Thanks for being here and hope you can play along with us this fortnight.

I'm entering my card into the following challenges:

Totally Tilda - Christmas but with no Reds, Greens or Blues
Just Magnolia - Anything Goes
Magnolia-licious - Photo Inspiration

22 comments:

Chrissie said...

Totally fantastic card Julie!
Superb colouring,as always, and I'm loving all these gorgeous dies (i've been trying to get a couple of these MB ones, but they're sold out everywhere!) An adorable little scene.
lol Chrissie xx

Lou said...

Hi!Julie this is soooo gorgeous,love all of the detail/colours and Tilda looks really lovely too.
Nice to have a few crafty treats,
sorry not been by for a while.
hugs Lou.xx

Judi said...

BEAUTIFUL card! Love everything about it.

Judi x

Kirsty-Anne (Kitty) said...

Hi what a super sketch ! Live the colours on her with these gorgeous papers ! Live your snowflake flurry tree and lamp post and the sentiment really sets it off. Super inspiration ! Thanks Kirty:D

Michelle said...

Gorgeous card Julie, I love the colours you have used and all that snow. Fab image and beautifully coloured.

Hugs,
Michelle xx

xGemmax said...

Wow Julie...its amazing sweetie & loving all the detail!!
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Rosietoes said...

Gorgeous card Julie. You've used fab dies too. I'm a bit of a die fanatic!
Love your colouring and attention to detail.
Edna x

Claire said...

Gorgeous card hun, love the colours. Hugs, Claire x

Daniele said...

Awww Julie this is sooooo pretty.Love the colouring and that tree, I did sucumb and buy it myself yesterday at the NEC
hugs

Sue said...

absolutely beautiful Julie, fab colour too:)

sue
xx

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie love your gorgeous card the colour is lush & Tilda looks fantastic hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

coops said...

stunning card julie.beautiful lilac colours and details and the tilda is so sweet :D

xx coops xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

That comment thief is back again. You know the one who takes away the comments I leave on your blog. What am I doing wrong that so many of my comments don't appear to be there when I go back to check?
Anyway, Julie. So pleased you enjoyed TCB (although I would have liked to have been with you). And I just love your make today! Tilda looks adorable in her purple tones with her pink cheeks and I love your distressing. Great lamppost and snow! Love Lesley

Fluffles said...

How lovely, your colouring is just perfect. Jx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so cute Julie and gorgeous too.
luv
Debby

Riet said...

So beauiful card Julie,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.xx

jules said...

wow totally gorgeous Julie i love your colour choice!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Julie, I like the image the colours and the snowflake border.
Kevin xx

Dena said...

My sweet friend Julie! I have been such a bad blogger friend! eek! so sorry!
Your card is amazing as usual! LOVE, love, love the snowballs in the corner, they made me laugh! Only you would think of something so clever!!!!!
Thanks for joining the Just Magnolia and Hanglar Stanglar Challenge this week!
Hugs, Dena

Teresa said...

Superb creation for our 'No red, green or blue' challenge at Totally Tilda, thank you for playing along. Hugs Teresa xx

Jackie said...

oh Julie this is gorgeous. Love it. Thank you for sharing with us at TT this time, good luck, hugs Jackie x

Susie Sugar said...

Gorgeous creation beautiful colouring and I love the die cuts you used
Hugs Susie xx