Saturday, 17 December 2011

A Card for Teddybo Challenge "Birthstones"

Good Afternoon Everyone, well it snowed again last night and I was forced to walk into town this morning to pick up an envelope that hadnt got the right postage on, why they carnt bring them to the door in this sort of weather I dont know as Im more than happy to pay for it. Anyway I managed it without a mishap but the poor dog hasnt been out for a walk yet and Im hoping that the sun which is out at the moment will clear a lot of it up as we had a freeze during the night and its like a skating rink and it scares me like hell to walk on it.
Heres a photo I took last night not brilliant but it gives you an idea what we are experiencing at the moment.
And that footpath upto the front gate is extremely icy today so you can understand why Im scared, my dog loves it. Anyway getting back to my card its for the TeddyBo "Birthstones" Challenge and as Im a November baby its Topaz for me, not particularly a nice colour but Ive done my best with this little skating Bea, and used Nestabilitie Labels Die No.17 on it to cut it out, and the papers Ive used are Bearlymine Digi Christmas Sets, Ive then wrapped a piece of lace and ribbon around the card and attached it to the back of the first mount, then stuck my mounted image in the middle with the sentiment at the bottom on the right.
To finish of Ive used one hellibore and two poinsettas in a flower spray that has been stuck to the card with silicone glue on top of some punched out holly leaves.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-


Avril Ann said...

Beautiful Card, Shirley, glad you got home in once piece from the PO, this not enough postage thing, is just ridiculous, it does not even make sense, so far we are without snow here in Edinburgh, and I hope it stays that way, as I have to do my Xmas shopping, on Tuesday, xxxx

Elborgi said...

such nice card!
Snow? We have just now sunshine!


Doreen said...

Your card is gorgeous Shirley, I think the post office need shooting,they take this size thing to

Maritha said...

A truly cute card!! Love the flowers..=)

Thanks for joining us at TeddyBo this week
Hugs Maritha

Linda said...

Shirley, this card is just beautiful.. You be careful walking in this weather.. Last year I slipped and fell, hurt my hip and ever since, If I sleep on that side at night for more that a hour or two the pain wakes me up.. No fun at all.. Hugs, Linda

Marion said...

Hi Shirley,
The snow is picture postcard, but not nice to get around in. We don't get very much here in my part of Cornwall.
Beautiful card and love the colour combo. Fab image which you coloured beautifully.

Padster said...

Gorgeous card - fantastic use of the colour - thanks for sharing with us at Teddy Bo
Debbie xx

Riet said...

So wonderful card Shirley,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Liefs Riet.xx

Gvendalen said...

So beautiful card, Shirley! Lovely image and flowers. I hope at you all well in such weather.
Hugs, Helena

Janette said...

Awww such a sweet card Shirley and love the image and colouring too, be careful in the snow hun, we have none yet, my G kids are so

Nicolchen said...

A gorgeous card you´ve made ... fantastic details and colouring :0)))

Thanks for playing with us at the Teddy Bo Challenge ;0)

Hugs Nicole

Autumn Mist said...

Gorgeous card, Shirley, what do you colour your Teddybo's with? You've got more snow than we have. It's lovely to watch the dogs racing round in it, isn't it?

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Shirley, I like the sweet image, the colour, the papers and the gorgeous flowers, becareful out in that snow.
Kevin xx

Stamps and Paper said...

Super card Shirley.....but you can keep your lol


The Other Patti Sue said...

This is an absolutely wonder filled Christmas card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Annabelle Stamps!

Melodie said...

Wow, Shirley, I'm speekless. Your card is a masterpiece, the image is really cute.

Suzi said...

Gorgeous card Shriley, love that sweet image and the colour combo. Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week.
Suzi x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

absolutely gorgeous card! i always wondered how i could use that xmas tree border punch. now i know!!!

the snow pix is soooooooo pretty.

hugs :)

downrightcrafty said...

Hi Shirley, what a lovely creation thank you so much for sharing your lovely work with us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs and Merry Xmas
Kate xx

Liz, said...

Gorgeous card, thanks for joining in the fun at Teddy Bo,

Liz x


A gorgeous Teddy Bo card Shirley - so sorry I didn't realise your cards were in your "Number 2" blog - I wondered where you had been these last few days!!!
The photo of your snowy garden looks so beautiful, but I hope the weather isn't causing you any problems.

Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas Shirley - love and hugs, Sylvia xxxx

Jill said...

Your card is wonderful and I think you are not the only one thinking that colour is a little difficult!
You have done a fantastic job with your card and it looks amazing

Merry Christmas to you!
Thanks for joining us at Teddy Bo for our birthstone challenge.
Christmas hugs from Jill

Pop's Cards said...

HI sweetie this is gorgeous what a cute image, gorgeous colours too hugs pops x

Helle said...

I love all your details and your colouring,Shirley :)
Thank you for joining us at Teddy Bo this week.
Fingers crossed!

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

Beautiful soft colours and detail!
TFS with us this week :)

debby4000 said...

Oh adorable, gorgeous card Shirley.

Jules said...

Gosh Shirley .. . you have had quite a bit more snow than us. We just had a little sprinkling and a couple of good frosts.

Sorry, but I hadn't realised your creations were on this blog .. .. I kept looking at your other one .. .. silly me!!

You have been posting some lovely creations as always. This one is gorgeous. I love the colours you have chosen to work with and the fabby image.

Love Jules xx

Nela said...

Hi, gorgeous card, lovely colouring!
Thanks for playing with us at the Teddy Bo challenge!
Nela xx

Enfys said...

Hi Shirley, just popped over to wish you and yours a very merry Christmas, and a happy new year. I love your teddy card!
Enfys xx

HandmadebyTLC said...

completely perfect design and a lovely rendition of your birth stone too! Thanks for playing with us at Teddy Bo this time! Our challenge is running longer so I wish you the best of luck!
Tammy Louise

Rosietoes said...

Shirley I'm November too and it was really tough to find papers etc to use for this challenge. You have made a super card. Thank you so much for joining us at Teddybo.

Edna x

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Gorgeous card, sweetie and I love the image you have used….


lauren bergold said...

what a lovely card! i adore the snowy bits, and that fabulous color palette, especially! :)

Tracey said...

Wonderful card Shirley, I love the colours :)
Wishing you & your family a Very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!

Stampin D Amour said...

Hi Shirley - this is a fab card! Love the coloring details! Following your blog now.

I have free digi stamps on my site if you are ever looking for vintage images:

Happy Holidays!


-pamela :)

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

A lovely card ith beautiful colouring and colours. Thankyou for sharing with us at Delicius Doodles' Challenges and hope to see you back next year

Clairebears said...

Such a beautiful card, I really love the colour although its not one I really use. But you have inspired me to have a go :0)
Thanks for playing along with us at Teddy Bo.
Love Clairebears x

Hazel said...

I think you have done a wonderful job for what for would be a very hard colour to us. Thanks for joining us at Teddy Bo for our birthstone challenge,
H xx