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Jan 21, 2012

Phindy's Shaped Card Challenge

Recently one of my cards got chosen as card of the Week at Phindy's Place and lucky me received a $5 gift certificate to use in Phindy's store. I chose the cute snowman stamp that I used below and another gorgeous spring stamp, which I am sure I will be using soon too.

I know, Christmas is over, and won't come again for a long time, but every year I seem to be running into the same problem, not having enough cards to mail out and stressing. So I am challenging myself to create (at least) one Christmas card a month, so I won't have that problem again this year.

This image is called "Back to Nature". I colored it using derwent coloursoft pencils.
The papers I used are from my stash, I don't remember what company they are from.

As this week's Challenge at Phindy's Place is "Shaped Cards", I decided to make a center step card. I have only made this shape once before. Instructions can be found here.

I would love to combine the following challenges today:


And that is all for today, I hope you liked my card. Thanks so much for stopping by. I will be back again on Monday with a Card for Day 5 of Whimsy Stamps New Release Showcase.

Enjoy your weekend!


catherine said...

Well done for getting organised . I think you chose a good stamp there. the colours you have chose are great
x catherine

Catherine said...

This is gorgeous, love the stripy paper at the bottom. Thanks for joining us at Phindys Place this week...

Thea said...

Beautiful card, i made christmascards all year through.

Hugs Thea

Anneke said...

Verry beautiful your center step card :) Hugs Anneke

Amy Johnson said...

Such a cute and creative Xmas card! You should join the Xmas Card Challenge on SCS. I do every year. It really keeps me on track and all my Xmas Cards are done for the year by November.

Pattie G said...

This is perfect for our challenge at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
Pattie ♥

Chrissy D said...

Love yoru coloring and design on this! Thank you for joining us in the DRS Designs Challenge!

Shelia said...

Your center step card is perfect for that adorable snowman image!! Thanks for playing in this week's challenge at DRS Designs!!

Kathy said...

Adorable. Love the image, the papers and the center step card. Such a beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place this week.

Sandra DeFalco said...

Ellie - Thanks for playing in our 'Fancy Folds' Challenge #35, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
♥ Sandi
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Unknown said...

What a great idea and a beautiful Christmas card! Thanks so much for joining us at Phindy's Place!

Cec said...

Super card with a fun shape and a beautifully coloured image. I am with you on the Christmas card goal and already have one made. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place.

Sheryl said...

Aww. What a lovely center step card!
Great image! Your coloring is so soft and pretty! Very nice!
Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy for our, "Let It Snow" challenge!
Warmest Hugs, Sheryl

Anonymous said...

Tis is so whimsical and sweet. Your coloring is great and I love the dps you've paired together. Thanks for playing with us at DRS.

Jennifer E. said...

This is abeautiful Snowman card! Good luck with your Christmas card challenge and thanks for entering this in DRS Designs Blog Challenge!

Ann English said...

So lovely and beautifully colored! Thank you for joining us this week at Phindy's Place.

Lisbeths kort og scrap said...

Great! I love your colouring, so soft and full of life. Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy. Best wishes from Lisbeth K

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Allison said...

such a lovely card
thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles

Sandy O said...

Congrats on winning Ellie, yayyyy! The image you chose is just too adorable and, as always, your coloring is perfect. I love everything about your card. Who ever recieves it next year is one lucky person.