Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Festive Anya - Simon Says Stamp Challenge card

Happy Wednesday!
Simon Says Stamp Challenge has this fabulous sketch this week so I couldn't resist joining in! It's the first time I've done one of their challenges and I hope it won't be the last. It's been a kind of hit and miss day with the weather and the boys have had play dates so I had a chance to nip into my craft room and play!
I coloured Miss Anya with my copics and kept to a teal colour theme. Not a normal colour I would choose for a christmas card but I have to say I really love the result. The papers are from a stack I bought last season in Wal-Mart and the panel behind Anya is cuttlebug embossed with the swiss dots. The sentiment is The Stamp Barn and the gorgeous ribbon is from my local craft store. I added some organza ribbon which doesn't strictly follow the sketch but I'm sure that's ok! I sewed around all the panels for added detail.
And there you have it, another christmas card added to my growing stash (I might actually not be overwhelmed come christmas time!!).
Thanks for visiting today and leaving your comments - I really do appreciate every single one of them!

20 comments:

Tab said...

Love your card hun, such a sweet image! Adore all the embellies you have used too!
Hugs Tab xxx

Jenny said...

Super cute card!

KanataNewf said...

Beautiful ... and a lovely colour choice! I think it works very well with Miss Anya.

dolcreations said...

Danielle...I love, love, love this card! wow!
I love the colours you chose..very, very nice! You have coloured her up so beautifully!
I love the swiss dots in the back ground...Love the card!!!
Christine

Tanya said...

Very pretty. Fabulous choice of colours.

Francesca said...

nice card Very pretty

Hugs
Francesca x

Lorraine said...

Just love this card, blue my favorite colour

Cheryl Joshua said...

Gorgeous Danielle,just love this shade of blue!!! Your image is so sweet and love the embossing you have done,it looks like snow!!
Hugs xx

Frankiesue said...

another knock out card Danielle. Loving the Teal colour,

Tara said...

Oh I absolutely love this card Danielle - it's gorgeous and makes me think of wrapping up warm to go Christmas shopping! xx

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Danielle,l love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Wow! Beautiful card...perfect winter colors to go with your image and I just love the ribbon choices you made!

Thanks for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

Rachel said...

This is sooo gorgeous Danielle, love your Anya image. you chose beautiful colors!
hugs,
Rachel

LINDA said...

Gorgeous card.. Love the image and you have colored her perfectly.. Very Lovely work..
Big hugs, Linda

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Danielle :-) The image is lovely and the papers and colour scheme are fab ! :-) The ribbon and stitching are perfect finishing touches and of course the ribbon is OK,, it's beautiful ! :-)

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lorraine x

Jacilynn said...

This is just too cute! What a great card. Love all the blue. Can't wait till Christmas.
Hugs

cats whiskers said...

Wow dear this is absoluitely beautiful loveyour gorgeious colouring and colour combo youhave made a fabulous christmas card here dear. Hope all ios well with you
Hugs Jacqui x

Fryne said...

love the colors and pp's - Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Stunning Miss Anya card, what wonderful colours you've used.
Hugs
Carole x

Erin said...

Wow stunning card, love your gorgeous colour combo! You have coloured Anya beautifully!
Erin x

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