Tuesday, 9 October 2012

The Christmas panic begins...

Yes, I know it's a bit early to be panicking about it, but I thought I was doing quite well with Christmas cards so far this year... Then I got a couple of big-ish orders, counted up what I'd made already and realised I need to get cracking quick!

So here's a simple one using a cute LOTV pre-coloured die cut image, with some gorgeous new Bo Bunny papers.  Apologies in advance for the Christmas zone that my blog's likely to become for a while!

Items Used
Elegant Edge card blank - Craftwork Cards
Pre-coloured image - LOTV
Papers - Bo Bunny Blitzen - MCH
Nestabilities square & scalloped square dies
Memory Box Crystal Snowflake die - MCH
Martha Stewart snowflake punch
MeiFlower Coffee Mix pearls - MCH
Stickles in Stardust - MCH

I'm entering my card for the following challenges
Papertake Weekly - all creatures great & small
Lili's Little Fairies - Christmas card for the boys
Oldie But a Goodie - inspired by a song (Let It Snow)
(the image was bought & not used last Christmas so is older than 6 months)

I've been called into school tomorrow morning, to discuss an incident involving some sort of school 'helper' who hurt Morgan on purpose... it sounds like some silly idea of a joke but he's really hurt Morgan's hand.  The pupil support staff and head teacher seem to be taking it seriously so we'll see what's going to happen tomorrow :o(

Hope you all have a lovely evening!


Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Oh Lisa, what a beauty of a card...OMW those papers are fabby too aren't they? Love that image, it looks a perfect Christmas card and the snowflake is a wonderful finishing touch, love the red and blue:) I am so sorry to hear about Morgan's hand and so glad the School are taking it seriously, as they should. Good luck for tomorrow, Big Hugs, Teresa xxx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Lisa. I love the image and fab papers. I thought I was doing OK for Christmas cards too but sold half of them last week and have 2 fairs coming up in November!!
I hope Morgan's hand is OK and everything gets sorted at school tomorrow.
Lorraine x

Jackie said...

What a lovely card, I love the cute image :o)
Jackie xx

maxine said...

lovely card x

Bea und Doreen said...

gorgeous card Lisa and the image is so sweet.
Great colours too
Doreen xx

Sarah said...

Hi Lisa, what a gorgeous card. The papers are just beautiful and that die - well I keep seeing it and it may have to become the only Christmas die I will own!!

Sorry to hear about Morgan's hand - I hope it heal quickly and the school sort out what has happened quickly as well.


Kat said...

Gorgeous card Lisa. Love that sweet image. I'm busy using the cute squares I've had for a while and I'm sure I'll have to buy some of those new ones.

Poor Morgan, hope his poor hand's not too sore. Can't think why a "helper" would hurt a little boy like that. Glad it's being taken seriously!

Kat xx

Anneke said...

Really sweet these little guy's on your beautiful card!! Hugs Anneke

rachel said...

beautiful work Lisa - looking forward to seeing more! Hugs rachel xx

Joey said...

Oh Gosh Lisa, I do hope everything goes ok at the school tomorrow. Your card is gorgeous!! Joey x

Olivia said...

Fantastic card. Hope all goes well at your mtg. I am glad the school is taking it serious at least.

Amanda said...

Gorgeous card Lisa and need a helping hand to kcal start my christmas cardmaking so shall be watching for your creations.

Hope Morgan's hand is better soon and hope all goes well with the school tomorrow.

Hugs, Amanda x

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is sooooooooo gorgeous love those Bo Bunny papers. I think there are a lot of peeps gonna be doing lots of crimbo on their blogs hun...........me too ;0)
Hope you get joy at the school tomorrow thats shocking it really is, joke or no joke. Something happened to my eldest when he was in middle school of course I flipped as my fuse is very short when it comes to peeps hurting my kiddies, Craig however keeps his calm a lot more lol.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Louise said...

A fabulous card x
Hope you manage to sort everything out at the meeting tomorrow (and I hope Morgan's hand is better soon) xx

Annette said...

You'll get it sorted!! Love your LOTV card honey. I have the stamp version of this image and love it. Bring on the tinsel!!! I look forward to more of your chrimbo creations soon.
ps - Thanks for joining us at Lili's Little Fairies

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Lisa, love the sweet image and the design & details are fab. Ooh! those papers are so scrummy. Love it! Hope everything goes well at the school.

Donna x

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Lisa. I love the cute image and wonderful papers.

I hope you get everything sorted at school tomorrow, it's no joke when children get hurt.

hugs Sue

heidy said...

Hope the meating at school goes well tomorrow Lisa and love your sweet card!!
XXX Heidy

Sharon said...

Another gorgeous card Lisa. Love the image and the snowflake. Beautiful papers also. Hope the school gets the incident dealt with and that Morgan's hand soon gets better.
Hugs Sharon. x

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card, awesome colours and fab details.
Hugz Fleur xXx

Ellapu said...

Fabulous entry for our challenge over at Creative Card Crew this time
Elaine DT

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Lisa this is full of so much delight, that image is so cute also adorable and fun, those papers look amazing, I love it.
lorraine x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Fab card, I also thought I was doing well but really need to crack on with them. Thank goodness for these die cuts. Hope you get the school situation sorted.

*Vicki* said...

AWW! These guys are just darling!! Love your fabulous design!! :)

Boxofcolours said...

You are not alone with the Chrissy card thingy!! I too am behind, but nowhere near as bad as last year when I had to resort to buying cards.....oh the shame! LOL

Heather said...

Poor love, hope it gets sorted. Hugs xxx

Caz said...

Gorgeous card Lisa, love the beautiful colour combination and the fab LOTV image.
Sorry to hear about Morgan's hand, but very pleased to hear that the school are taking the incident seriously. Good luck.
Caz x

Eileen said...

Great use of a pre coloured image. Have to admit this is my fav of the new releases.
Love what you have done with it here. Fab layout, design and papers
Eileen x

coops said...

so gorgeous lisa.i love the sweet penguins and your papers are lush.
really hope everything goes ok at your school meeting.

xx coops xx

Nannieflash said...

Oh dear Lisa it doesnt sound to good, I do hope you get a full answer with what happened with Morgan. I love your card its just gorgeous and the whole design is just fabulous. hugs Shirleyxxx

Christine L said...

Love this fab image Lisa.... your card is gorgeous!

Hope all goes well at Morgan's school and you get to the bottom of it!

Christine x

Marlies said...

A gorgeous card in a lovely shape and a cute image! The star goes perfect with this! I hope that all goes well at school tomorrow! hugs, Marlies

Ira Huberts said...

Such a fab looking Christmas card Lisa and I love the double coloured snowflake, so pretty! Glad to hear Morgan is doing fine, yes, it's a good thing to 'open your mouth' and talk about incidents! Big hugs, Ira xox

Aileen said...

So cute. Love the edge to your card and I adore Bo Bunny papers. x

mixamatoasties said...

Love this! Everything about it is fab.

Susan xx

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Totally gorgeous card!!!!

Joanna said...

Oooooh such cute little penguins! Love them. Thanks for joining in the "bird" challenge over at Creative Card Crew.

emma mitchell said...

Aww what a cute image and I love your colours too on this beautiful card.
Hugs Emma xx

Lisa Jane said...

oh what a fab card and great choice of song title .. Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a goodie this week
Lisa x

Molecraft said...

Such a sweet image and love the colours and fab shape Lisa!
Helen x