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Saturday, 11 December 2010

DT CARD Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge #113

Hiya everyone, hope you are all keeping well and coping with this awful wintery weather, looks like we have a short break from the sub zero temps for a few days before it all moves in again, don't know about everyone else but I can't wait for all the snow and ice to go away for good!  I'm booking spring to start 1st January hahahhaaha.
I have a lovely weekend planned with the children.  They are so upset their dad hasn't been able to home for the last two weekends.  They have even put off putting the Christmas Tree up until he's home!!!  Bless 'em.   So today I'm taking them over to North Lincolnshire to cheer them up.  They're wanting to look at Christmas Decorations and maybe choose a few for their room, so we have a date with Brigg Garden Centre.  We're also making buns and attempting our very own Christmas Crackers too which I'm so looking forward to. 
My lovely DT buddy Tracie has a brilliant challenge for us over on the Secret Crafter Saturday.  It's just the ticket if you need your spirits lifting from our cold weather!! 

Being a colour challenge, you can let your imagination run wild - you don't even have to make it a Christmas Card........
This was a perfect opportunity for me to play with a new LOTV stamp and a PB sentiment I've had my eye on for as long as I can remember!
these gorgeous BG papers "Lemonade", available from Wendy's Secret Crafter Store HERE.  I think I'll be getting another of these packs!

I used my trusty nesties to mat the image along with copics and promarkers,  all available from the STORE.  The flowers, ribbon and cardstock is from my stash.

We'd love to see you play along, can't wait to see what you come up with.

I'm also entering this card into the following challenges.....

Cute Card Thursday - Floral Frenzy 
Crafty Emma's Challenge - Anything but a Christmas Card

I'm off for a brew now and then getting ready for our day out.  I hope the roads are ok, I think its supposed to be relatively warm today.

Thanks for stopping by, wrap up warm if you're venturing out and take care.

Mel X


downrightcrafty said...

Gorgeous papers and fabulous image colour to compliment just perfectly
Hugs Kate xx

joey said...

Hi Hunny

gorgeous card love these colours, so nice and cheerful!

Joey xxx

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Gorgeous card Mel. She is soooooooo pretty!

Hope you enjoy your shopping trip

Hugs Jane x

Anonymous said...

Hi Mel.

Sorry i have not been by hun,
where does the time go.
Awww what a shame hubby ain't gonna be back, bet it will be extra special when he comes home..

Stunning card, so bright an cheery, lovely image too.

Enjoy your time with the kiddies.

Huggies Angel

Anonymous said...

WOWZER!! Mel, this is so gorgeous!! What beautiful coloring on the image and such a fun layout too!! These are some really great challenge colors to play with!! TFS! HUGS

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Mel what a beauty this is the colours and papers are gorgeous and that image is so beautiful I love this big time.
Lorraine x

Emma said...

Such a gorgeous card hun, love the image and colours.
Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges & good luck.
Hugs Emma x

Carrie said...

What wonderful colours...I love these stamps from LOTV!! I hope you enjoyed a few snow free days...I believe it is back this weekend!! Hope you put the tree up soon xx
Thanks for playing at CES xx