Friday, October 8, 2010

Winter Wonderland - Jesus is the Reason for the Season

Hello friends!

Welcome to another Winter Wonderland challenge today where I'm hosting this weeks theme of 'Jesus is the Reason for the Season'.

Whilst I absolutely adore snowmen and santas I always make cards that, for me, reflect the true reason of Christmas - Jesus.  And this gorgeous image fell through my letterbox this past week from a very sweet and wonderful blogging friend (you know who you are)!  It is a perfect fit for this weeks theme so I didn't have to think twice about pulling out my copics and get my colouring under way.  The sketch is from this weeks Sketch Saturday so I'll also be entering my card in there.  Stamp Something has a theme of 'Something Punchy' so my card can be entered in there too.

You may also notice the circle die is new too (thanks to my mom - she brought me some beautiful Nellie Snellen die cuts - aren't I lucky??).  I had to cut this one in half to make it work around this image but I like how it's turned out.

Well, I hope you're able to join in the fun at Winter Wonderland this week - the challenge is being hosted by I Did It Creations so a fab prize is up for grabs! 

It is Thanksgiving here in Canada this weekend so today I'm taking a down day with my family as the boys have a 4 day weekend and we're going to relax.  On Sunday we'll be hosting a dinner for 13 people which is going to be a lot of fun but I need a quiet day to get myself ready, haha!!!

Enjoy your Friday everyone and I have my cup of coffee in hand ready to go and do some well-needed blog hopping!!

Danielle x


Nina said...

Oh my I just love your card, and that image is it just so super sweet or what? I love the cards that reflect the true meaning as well, but still love the snowmen. Beautifully done in the blues and browns. Thanks for sharing and have a lovely holiday weekend.

Tanya R said...

The brown and the soft blue create a perfect ambiance for the image. This is one sweet Christmas card.


CraftyC said...

Beautiful card Danielle. Lovely image. enjoy your thanksgiving!

Jacilynn said...

Danielle, I love this image. I have it colored up but need to make a card from it. lovely

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous image beautifully coloured. Say hello to your Mum for me Hugs xx

Miria said...

Hi, Danielle. I agree with you, Jesus is the true reason. Your card is gorgeous, I love the sketch and the clours you chose. I think I'll join you since I have a stamp that fits the challenge. Hugs. Miria

downrightcrafty said...

thank you for your lovely comment - made me smile during work today :)
I love the image and it is coloured just perfectly and the nellie die is the perfect touch, another fabulous creation from my teamie
Hugs Kate xx

NRIGirl said...

Hi Danielle! Glad to stop by your blog. Very well said. Indeed Jesus is the reason for the season and for that matter any season.

Happy Thanks Giving to you and yours!

I know you are busy, but... care to join for some Coffee with Jesus?


Ellie said...

What a sweet sweet card Danielle! I love the image, you colore dit beautifully!
Thank you so much for playing along with us at stamp something this week. Hope you'll join again next week!

Delphine said...

Wow!!! Amazing card, Danielle! Gorgeous image, fabulous colour combo and I love all the punched borders! So beautiful! Enjoy your weekend! Hugs Delphine xx

Ben said...

Hi Danielle, love this card, the image and colour combo are fab. Enjoy the thanksgiving holiday.


Rachel said...

This is a GORGEOUS card Danielle!! I just love that image!

debby4000 said...

Love your beautiful card, sweet image and fab colours.

joey said...

Oh Hunny this is too gorgeous I love this sweet image and great colour choice. Thanks for Entering my Candy Hun Good Luck. Joey.x

Riet said...

So beautiful card Danielle,I love the image and the colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Clarky J said...

This is a beautiful card danielle as always thoughtfully put together with the most scrumptious colours x Thanks for being an awesome Teamie x Janet

Carolyn said...

Danielle, this is just stunning. I love the colors together. Way to go on having such a fantastic Mom. What a nice surprise you must have had. Love this card and image.
Hugs xx

Mandy said...

Hi Danielle,
Love the colour combo you've used gives a soft feel,and the image is so sweet and coloured perfectly...Lucky you with your new dies from your Mum,what would we all do with out them...Hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving....
Mandy xx

Cheryl said...

OMG this is GORGEOUS,beautiful colours and I love that sweet image!!!
Hugs xx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow!
Danielle this is gorgeous such a cute image!
kim x

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Isn't this stamp just the cutest? I love how you have coloured it - really beautiful.
Caroline xxx

Linda said...

Hi Danielle I love your choice of colours on your card it's beautiful love Linda


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