Saturday, November 12, 2016

A Christmas Post

Happy Saturday! A very crisp fall day here in Indiana. The sun is shining but there is a definite chill in the air. We had a frost last night. Most of the leaves are down except our front two maple trees. They are always the last to shed their brilliant red leaves.
Another Christmas card today. This card has so many layers it's a bit front heavy. I had a hard time photographing it. It didn't want to stay upright.

The image is from Di's digis and is the progressive digi for November at The Outlawz. I colored the digi with Copic markers and used some ideas that I saw on the 30 Day of Coloring challenge. I die cut the image with MFT Inside and Out Stitched Rounded Squares.  The sentiment is from When the Scrap Hits the Fun and die cut with Gina Marie Designs Cross Stitch Rectangles and inked with Mowed Lawn distress ink. The polka dot paper is from Recollections Home Basics Collections. I added some Sharpie white poster paint to create some white snowflakes falling. Difficult to see in the photo. The other pieces are scraps from my scrap box. I used the Tuesday Morning Sketch as inspiration.

I am entering these challenges:
That's it for me today. We have dinner and an evening out tonight so I'm looking forward to some down time. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!



MaryH said...

Simply adorable image, of course colored beautifully too. Loving the shapes, colors and patterns of the layers and the way you've arranged them. Really cheery & happy feel to this cutie. We've not yet had a frost, it's been a very warm autumn. Think that is about to change tho. Most of the oak & maple trees around here, leaves on the ground. Hope the babies are thriving. TFS & Happy wkend. Hugs

Debbie said...

This is so cute!! Sweet image, and I love the sparkly snow!
Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Beccy said...

All the layers look wonderful Donna, it's a great mix of patterns and colours. The image you used is adorable and you did a wonderful job with the colouring. Great take on the sketch too.

Kuni said...

What a wonderful card.
My new challenge blog started yesterday, the card fits well with the topic. I hope to see you.

Jenée said...

LUV the adorable image. Your card is wonderful. Thank you for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Melissa Craig said...

I love those kind of days - the sun shining but the temperature is still on the chilly side. Makes for a great day of baking and homemade pot of soup simmering away. I live in FL - you can imagine I don't get many of those days.

Your card is super adorable! That mice are so sweet and I love the blend of textures. Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Patti said...

As always Nother adorable card Donna! Thanks so much for taking our challenge over at Tuesday Morning Sketches this week!

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Oh My ...I missed this adorable!

chrissy xx said...

What a sweetie these meeces is. Thank you so much for joining us at
ABC Christmas Challenge.

Amy Crafty Purple Frog said...

What a super cute card! I love the bright colours :D
It would be great if you could join us for our first ever challenge and DT call at Crafty Purple Frog (
Thank you for the inspiration.


Amy x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A gorgeous card and so perfect for our challenge this week at ABC Christmas, thank you for joining us.
Lorraine DT

Scrapping4funChallenges said...

Stunning card, love the sweet image and the bling
Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
Rachelle DT

Wanda said...

So adorable! Love your image and your take on our sketch. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Glenda Atkins said...

Good for you Donna, I have not even thought about mine yet. Love your sparkly snow and the layered background. I must get into gear. Love your colouring too!

Andreja L. said...

Beautiful Christmas card you made :-))
Thanks for playing with Scrapping4funChallenges.
Hugs, Andreja

tanya miller said...

super cute card donna. Thanks for entering the Digi Choosday Anything Goes Challenge Week 45. We look forward to seeing your makes each week. Good luck with being chosen xx (DT)

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