Snowflake Wishes

Saturday, 8 January 2011
Good evening, I hope your Saturday has been enjoyable so far.  I've been making a couple of cards whilst listening to my team, Reading, beat West Brom in the 3rd round of the FA Cup.  There's something magical about 3rd round weekend, when all the underdogs dream of beating those top teams and getting to Wembley.

One of the cards I have made is for the Lili of the Valley Challenge which was great sketch.  I had a number of James Bear images already coloured so I thought I would get a head start on those Christmas as it will be here before we know it lol!! 
One of my craft related resolutions is to use up some old stash before I even consider treating myself to anything new.  The papers are from an old Forever Friends pad that I think was from 2009, the border punch I've had well over a year and I think it's only the second time I've used it and the corners are from an old sizzix die that was just shoved in the draw!  I wonder how long I stick to this resolution?!

Stamp: Lili of the Valley; Medium: Copics
Cardstock & Paper: Core'dinations & Forever Friends
Tools: Circle & Scallop Nesties, Fiskars border punch, Snow Dots embossing Folder, Sizzix Corner Die
Embellishments: CWC sentiment oval, Glamour Dust, Gemstones

I didn't take a close up of the image, but the fur trim, snowflakes and ground is all coated with Glamour Dust.  I really love this stuff at the moment!

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - Lots of Texture (Glamour Dust, embossing and gemstones)
Winter Wonderland - Lets go Dotty - (embossing)
Fuzzy Wuzzy - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Out With The Old  (Papers, Corner Die, Sentiment Oval, Border Punch)
ABC Christmas Challenge - A is for Anything Christmas

I'm off to do some blog hopping now, if the cat will let me! Thank you for stopping by and for any comments you may leave, they are greatly appreciated.

xx :0)


  1. Rosietoes said...:

    Lovely card Sarah. Just love that teddy bear and the embossed strip.

    Edna x

  1. Very, very, cute card! Love the blues and the snow and the image is adorable! Thanks for joining us at The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge!

  1. Helen said...:

    Awwww....this is so cute Sarah!
    Thanks for joining us at the SCSC & ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

  1. Beautiful card - very sparkly

    Thanks for joining us on Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge :)

    Hugs Jane x

  1. Sue said...:

    This is gorgoeus Sarah.
    Sue x

  1. Lisa said...:

    Hi Sarah, Gorgeous card! This is my fav James image ~ too cute :-) Love the blue colour combo.

    Lisa x

  1. Pops x said...:

    Gorgeous creation sweetie with a gorgeous image fabby colours too, big hugs love pops x x x

  1. coldwaters2 said...:

    This is super cute Sarah that image is adorable and I love your design.
    Lorraine x

  1. Sue said...:

    Hi Sarah, what a really cute card! Love the soft colors. The image is colored beautifully and the border punched pieces, lovely. Thanks for joining the fun a the Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge this month. Nicely done.


  1. Stephanie said...:

    Happy New Year Sarah :D Hope you had a fantastic Christmas & New Year - isn't is horrible going back to normal lol Love your card, especially the baby blue, super cute! Take care honey, love Steph xxx

  1. coops said...:

    gorgeous card sarah.i love this image and fantastic layout and papers.the icy colours and embossing are fab :D

    xx coops xx

  1. Cazza said...:

    Hi Sarah!

    Awwww this card is soooooo cute hon!! Love this stamp - one of my all time fave Christmas ones :o) Your papers are fab and your colouring too.


  1. Samantha said...:

    lovely card I love the blue and white together! and the lili bear you have used! Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas challenge! hope you continue to play throughout the year too! hugs Samantha :0)

  1. wow love all the dots and texture and such a beautiful creation thank you for sharing it with us at Winter Wonderland and the SCSC this week
    Hugs Kate xx

  1. Stacey said...:

    Hi Sarah! It feels so nice to be back, admiring your gorgeous creations! Loving the way you have shaded this cute little fella, spot on as always ;o)

    Big Hugs,

  1. Ingrid said...:

    This is such a cute bear! Love your wintery card.
    Thanks for joining in our challenge at the Fuzzy Wuzzy place :-) Hope to see you again.
    Hugs Ingrid

  1. Lorraine A said...:

    Gorgeous card :-) the image is very cute and the papers are gorgeous :-)

    thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge
    Lols x x x

  1. Marcea said...:

    what a beautiful card. I really do love this image so much. Great colours too.
    Thanks for playing along on LOTV

  1. Vanja said...:

    Beautiful card! I love the colours.

    Thank you for joining us at CCT! :)
    Hugs, Vanja

  1. stephanne said...:

    This is adorable!! I love the beautifully wintery colours and your image is oh so sweet!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenges!!!

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