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Saturday, 1 September 2012

Basic Grey - Punch It!


It's time for a new challenge over at Basic Grey challenges, and as I'm still in Christmas mode, I've made yet another to add to my growing stock!
The theme at BG is Punch It  which is nice easy one, I think, as I nearly always use some sort of punch on my cards!  For this one, the punches are a Martha Stewart punch for the snowflakes strip and a Stampin Up Bauble punch (with matching stamp) for the well, er, baubles!! And the sentiment is also a punch - also Stampin Up.
My image, isn't strictly speaking, a Christmas one, but I think she works here, maybe she got her tutu for Christmas, or she's in a Christmas show at school - The Nutcracker perhaps? - and she's the Sugar Plum Fairy!! ( I have a full back story in my mind !!)  Of course, she's another cutie from Mo Manning - Fifi - you can find her here in Mo's store.
My papers are of course, Basic Grey - Nordic Holiday and Eskimo Kisses.
If you'd like to play along with us, we have our usual fabulous sponsor with us, Simon Says Stamp.



As always, their prize is a very yummy $25 dollar voucher to spend in their on-line store!



Right, I need to go and get dressed and decide how I'm going to spend my day - to go to the Craft Barn or just stay home making more Christmas cards!!  Decisions, decisions!

20 comments:

heidy said...

Super cute card Julie!!
XXX Heidy

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous Julie, I like the sweet image the papers and the baubles.
Kevin xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Saw this in the making and it is a BEAUTY!!! She is beautifully coloured and I love the layout with the baubles and pretty ribbons. Love your back story too? Who else is in the play? Hugs, Lesley

Sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Julie, such a fabulous image and your colouring is wonderful.

I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend
Hugs Sue

Claire said...

A really sweet card Julie - love the image. Hugs, Claire x

Desire Fourie said...

Julie this is just beautiful. All the elements woks so perfectly together. Wishing you a fab weekend.
Hugs
Desíre
Doing Life
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*Vicki* said...

AWW! Julie, this is really sweet!! Reminds me of the Nutcracker! :) Your colors and sweet little ornaments are perfect!! HUGS

Riet said...

So gorgeous card,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

coops said...

so gorgeous julie.really love the baubles and stunning image and colours :D

xx coops xx

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Julie! Love the papers and darling image! Your coloring is fantastic!

Nana Diana said...

This is just adorable!! An original idea for a Christmas card. I love your snowflake border!! Thanks for stopping by.

Liza said...

A great card Julie, love the snowflake border.

Liza x

June Nelson said...

Wowser me darlin love what you have done with this image and made er fit a christmas card, its stunning sweets big huggies June xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Rica said...

Hi Julie, I hope today has started better than yesterday's did - pheww!!
Your card is beautiful, such stunning colours and papers, your details are wonderful and I love image of Mo's is delightful and beautifully coloured.
hugs
Heather xx

Daniele said...

awwww what a sweetie coloured to perfection
hugs

Faye said...

I love the bauble detail on this cutie. Lovely colour palette too, but you always do. Have a great week. X

Anneke said...

gorgeous card and image and a lovely blog you have.
greetings from Ann

Chris said...

Hiya Julie and WOW to your gorgeous card! I do love the image and your wonderful colouring as well, a little Christmas fairy this one, very cute. Such a pretty colour combo too.

Hope all's well for you and yours. Chris xxx

Louise said...

Very pretty card Julie can you please send some Christmas vibes to me because I need to start on Christmas cards and finding it hard lol
Hugs louise xx

Alice Wertz said...

beautiful coloring on the image. darling card, Julie!