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Tuesday, 26 November 2013

A Trio of Valeries from Mo Manning- warning - picture heavy!

I think these images - Valerie in Winter Trio - are going to be my new favourite stamps from Mo Manning - I just adore them, and when I couldn't decide which one to colour up first, I decided to colour all three and make three similar cards, whilst I had all the colours, papers out etc.
I think this one of Valerie hugging her frosty friend, is my most favourite of the three but only just!
The papers I've used are from a Tim Holtz 12x12 pad - I love the mix of designs on the papers - it meant I could make what actually turned out to be quite quick cards.  The sentiment on this card, is from Stampin Up.
I also love this one of Valerie with her puppy who has all but disappeared under the snow - just gorgeous!
The mittens are a Memory box die and the nordic print buttons are from Hobbycraft
The Let It Snow sentiment is from Waltzing Mouse.
Finally a picture ( a rubbish picture) showing the three together!
I think I've now made about 60 of my cards for this year - only another 25 to go!   I'm not ready!  Hope you're doing better than me!!

10 comments:

aileen (mum) said...

Totally beautiful cards. I absolutely love Mo's images, makes me so wish it snowed here so I could use them.

Mrs A. said...

these are all super cards. I love those corners and the papers are terrific together. I can't quite believe that Mo Manning has a range of images named after me! I will have to go and buy these for sure. Hugs Mrs A.

debby4000 said...

Love all three of your gorgeous cards and I love Valerie too. Mine are waiting to be turned into cards.
luv
Debby

Carla S. said...

These are gorgeous, Julie! Fantastic coloring and designs with Mo's cute images!

DebraK said...

60 cards??!!! you put the rest of us to shame... great cards, super cute images. The snowman card is my fav...great job!

Shazza said...

ha ha i have made ONE card so doing much worse than you.
these are beautiful x

Claire said...

These are just adorable Julie, love the images and those papers are gorgeous. Hugs, Claire x

Whimcees said...

Hello!

What a wonderful trio of cards! I love them all! I am amazed that you have so many Christmas cards ready to go - I have not started yet! I am so behind again this year - too much time spent on other projects so I better get busy! Your beautiful cards have inspired me to begin! Wishing you a happy day today!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

coops said...

so gorgeous julie.stunning designs and i love the red and white colours and adorable images :D

xx coops xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

THESE ARE GORGEOUS!!! I so hope I get a gift certificate for Mo's store for Christmas (you might want to mention that to Tom on Friday PLEASE) I love your red colouring! I love your mittens (these are already on the list and have hopefully been shared with my brother) and I love your papers and buttons and corners and twine and everything! One question though (and I hope nobody tells Mo) but why is Valerie dragging a rhino backwards through the snow? Those poor creatures are endangered and he doesn't look like he is able to breathe with so little of him above the surface! Love Lesley