6 Nov 2011

Two Christmas Cards

Hi all before I tell you about my cards can I thank you all so much for all your wonderful comments you have left, it is lovely that you take the time to visit me, it brings me so much joy.

Today I have two cards to show you the first one is for the following challenges:
For my card I have used a rubber stamp that I bought quite awhile ago from Funky Kits, I have coloured her with Copics, the papers are Basic Grey, I have added a red lame ribbon that sparkles beautifully when the light is on it, I topped it with green ribbon and bow, the flowers are from Wild Orchid I added a sentiment, pearls and crystal gems.  Below is a closer view of the image.

My second card is somewhat different and did not turn out as I expected, but I thought I might as well post it and enter a few challenges:

For my card I have followed the sketch by Carly, this is my first time entering this challenge, the papers are a mixture of Bearlymine and Papermania, the base card is an 8x8 white scalloped card, I have mounted the pink paper onto holographic silver mirri card which sparkles for sure.  I used the same mirri card for the small snowflakes and holly leaves that I placed around the image.  I used a punched butterfly double mounted with silver holographic mirri card and the pink paper, I added gems, die cut snowflakes and some pink pom poms, I added a white pom pom to Tilda's hat.  I coloured Tilda with Copics, the pink mount I cut using a grand caliber die cut, the sentiment is from LOTV.
Well that's it from me for now I will see you later hugs to all.


Beryl K said...

Two beautiful cards Lorraine
Beryl x

Wishcraft said...

Both gorgeous cards Lorraine! So cute and pretty :o) Lisa x

Doreen said...

Two gorgeous cards Lorraine,I have to say the first is my favourite.xxx

mckinkle said...

Hello Lorraine,

Love your two Christmas cards and well done on getting so many challenges sorted too, I could do with taking a leaf out of your book!

Keryn x

Stef H said...

absolutely gorgeous!

i was just talking with lora on how far she's come since we started blogginig .... and look at you... you've got to be one of the top designers in blogland. i'm sooooooo proud of you.

hope all is well.

hugs :)

Davi said...

Lorraine, Both cards are just beautiful!! I love the sweet little girl in the first and so pretty with the tiny dots remind me of snow. The lovely poinsettias are so Pretty embellies with it! I dont know what you wanted to Tilda to turn out like but it is beautiful. I love the dps you combined and the snowflakes and butterfly look so wonderful with her! Great job on both my friend :)

Exclusively by Mel said...

Hi Lorraine,
Both your cards are wonderful.
I love your cute tilda :)
Love the pink! so pretty.
Thanks so much for joining in at totally tilda.
Love, Mel. xxx

Lynne said...

Hey Lorraine
Fab cards!!! loving the pink poms poms on the snowflakes - just gorgeous :)
Thanks for sharing it with us at Totally Tilda
Lynne xxx

Shelly said...

Great festive card! Thanks for joining us at Digi Designs Challenge, Shelly ;)

Unknown said...

Hi Lorraine
Hope you are well :-)
Both of these cards are really cute. I think my favourite is the red one, but they are both beautiful

gina g said...

Gorgeous Christmas cards Lorraine i really do like pink Christmas cards i think they are my fav. luv gina xx

Margreet said...

Hi Lorraine...what a beautiful cards....your colouring is fab as usual...love that you used Sketches by Carly for the 2nd one (I'm one of her designers since 1-11)...hope you will join us next sketch again!
xxx Margreet

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

so beautiful card….. love the combo and cute image....


Hazel said...

Both cards are so beautifully crafted - love them - and the second one is so sparkly and a super colour - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 45 - hope to see you again soon. x

Dawnll said...

Both of these are beautiful. You should enter the top one at Really Reasonable Ribbon's challenge for Christmas and ribbon

Janette said...

Both cards are gorgeous, really sweet, thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

downrightcrafty said...

wow a gorgeous sparkly creation thank you so much for sharing your lovely work with us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx
PS I have some new candy if you are interested :)

Unknown said...

Hi Lorraine, two beautiful cards. Love the first one mostly for the bold colours and the image is really cute. Hugs xxx

♥Gemma♥ said...

2 absolutely gorgeous cards hun...
hugs and xxx

Vintage Milly said...

Oh sweetie, these two are just gorgeous, hope you had a lovely weekend,

Rita said...

Both cards are lovely Lorraine, but I fell in love with the first one right away. Your colouring is beautiful too. Hugs Rita xxx

coops said...

2 fabulous cards lorraine.i love the rich traditional colours on your 1st card and fab pretty colours on the other and both images are really gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Craftyrose said...

A gorgeous card. I just love these Tildas. xx

Anonymous said...

absolutely adorable sugar nellie and magnolia cards!

Your colouring is always so perfect, I so admire it, beautiful cards!

Imagine That Digistamp said...

Oh WOWIE... how absolutely DARLING cards!! Love your papers, coloring layouts and all. Lovely job! THANKS SO MUCH for playing along at Sketches by Carly this week! *Ü*

NancyD said...

Two really great cards! I really like how you added the little white dots to the images. It makes it look like bright lights are shining on the image. Cool!

Ok, I officially love anything Magnolia. Your pink card is amazing. Love the butterfly and the snowflakes too. NancyD

Linda said...

Beautiful card. Love Tildas and her snow flakes.

Ellibelle said...

Hi Lorraine! Hope you are doing well!
Love your cards, the coloring is just perfect and love the sketches!
Sending hugs your way!!

cheryl said...

oh hun these are both stunning cards your detail as always is just first class along with your coloring layouts and design,hugs cherylxxx

Lynn said...

Hi Lorraine,
Just thought I would pop over while I was having a cuppa and say hello! Your cards are simply beautiful and Tilda looks soooo cute!!
PS: I saw the free copyright ad in the corner of your blog and headed straight over there.. Don't want them stealing our banners as I will be making some very soon:)
Lynn xxx

Kirsty said...

Wow the cutie in the first one is so sweet ! Your colouring is amazing. I love the papers and the green ribbon on top of the red. The second one is so pretty and festive. I love the modern pink colouring with these pink pom poms on the snowflakes are really a great idea. Kitty :D


Both cards are beautiful thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx

Mo said...

Dear Lorraine
Your card is super sweet, pink forever...!!!
Thanks a lot for joining us this week at Just Magnolia!

NGCARDS said...

A wonderful creation hun! Thanks for joining us this week at Charisma Cardz! xxx

Riet said...

What a wonderful cards Lorraine,I love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.xx

Tracey said...

These are both such pretty cards Lorraine, I must get a move on with my Christmas cards!

Iulia said...

Beautiful cards, Lorraine! So sweet and delicate! Love the layout and the bright coloring on the Magnolia card!
Thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia for the Anything Goes Challenge!
PS. I have a blog candy on my blog. Would love you to enter:)
Hugs, Iulia

Chrissie said...

Love both of these Lorraine.
I think my fafve is the first one simply because of that gorgeous, rich colour combo.
lol Chrissie xx

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

WOW...such beautiful Christmas cards!! Love the color combos you used on both.

krafty-kutz said...

WOW!! great creation!! I just LOVE pink!! FAB colouring too!! thanks for joining us at totally tilda & good luck. I have a blog candy running, pop back and have a look xx

nnalorac said...

Both gorgeous Christmas cards Lorraine, love them both. Thanks for joining us over on BTC&G this month. Carolxx

Jacqui P said...

wow 2 beautiful cards!!! Love your pink and girly Tilda!! perfect for our challenge! thankyou for joining us over at totally tilda
JAcqui P x

Anita said...

Fabulous Christmas card. Thanks for joining in Di's digiDesigns Challenge.

Betka said...

Both cards beautiful, but first favorite! Very harmony colors Lorraine, green and red paper - really christmas spirit! And image... ;) cute! Thank you message my blog!
Hugs: Betka

Sassy Scrapper said...

Hi ya sweetie! Your card are beautiful I love the adorable image on the first she's so cute and matches the gorgeous designer paper perfectly. The second is so very precious with the soft pinks and silver I totally love the little pink balls!
Hugs Bonnie


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