Sunday, 27 November 2011

Quick Christmas card

I need a little selection of Christmas cards for my box at Dex's nursery, but as I'm not sure whether any will actually sell I wanted to keep most of them fairly simple.  So I dug out my LOTV die cut images - which are what I was searching for the other day when my wandering Gorjuss girl turned up - so I can make some that don't need any colouring.  I'm also trying to use sentiments that I can easily swap if someone wants a card personalising - and so that I can still use them if nothing sells!




I wish LOTV still did these little packs of cute squares, they're so handy for quick cards... although I'm considering buying some of the A4 sheets while the sale's still on, just on the off chance I get a rush of orders lol!

So the image is a LOTV cute square, with lots of glamour dust added.  The papers are Dovecraft, with dark brown cardstock from Papermill Direct.  Large snowflake cut with a cuttlebug die, small snowflake is a wooden one, covered first in glossy accents and then lots of glamour dust while the glossy accents were still wet.  I've sponged a bit of 'gathered twigs' distress ink around the large snowflake and added a card candy centre, and a Pink Petticoat sentiment to finish.

I'm entering my card for the following challenges:

Right, off to watch the X Factor results show that we've sky-plussed... we've not eaten yet either as hubby's been happily playing a computer game while I was in the craft room, lol hopeless aren't we!  Will be round to catch up with your blogs later too :o)

42 comments:

  1. Ooh! this is a gorgeous card Lisa, love the sweet image and beautiful snowflake.

    Donna x

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  2. Hi Lisa!
    These lotv cute squares are fab for quick cards are'nt they...did i hear you say SALE?!!!lol
    Fab card,love the paper too
    :) xx

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  3. Just lovely Lisa. Hope you sell loads!
    xx

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  4. Hi sweetie loving your card the image is lush hun LOTV has an outlet store on Ebay & they still sell the squares on there I've just been over to see if they still do. I think they are about £2.50 for 20 squares....I think thats what I saw anyway lol.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  5. Gorgeous Lisa - great design and fab sparkle.
    Enjoy your evening.
    Debs xx

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  6. Beautiful card...love the colors

    Tina

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  7. Aaawww so cute Lisa, the image is just adorable :)
    Kelly.x

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  8. This is super cute ... love the extra sparkles!
    Thanks for joining in with us at Our Creative Corner!!!

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  9. So gorgeous hun! My quick cards look quick, but this certainly doesn't. Beautifully made. Hugs Sxx

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  10. Lovely card! Great way of building up stock, think I need some precoloured images too! I love the snowflake, just finishes the card perfectly.

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  11. Hi,

    Lovely card. Bravo !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz Challenges this week.

    Hugs from France.
    Catherine.

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  12. These squares do make quick cute cards. Love this. Carol x

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  13. FAB card, and where would we be without out Glamour Dust, lol. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley xx

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  14. Lisa, this image is darling and I love the pops of color you added. Such a fun holiday card! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Our Creative Corner! :)

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  15. Gorgeous card Lisa i have some of these but not used them yet,
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

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  16. Very cute card and a great idea to make simple stuff that you can use yourself if necassry. I tend to do that when making "for the box" :o)
    Jackie xx

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  17. Hi Lisa, such a cute card - love the snowflakes. I made most of my Christmas cards last year with LoTV squares, very quick and very cute! Still not decided what I'm going to do this year, but it will still be very quick!!

    Sarah

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  18. so gorgeous lisa.i love the sweet image and stunning colours and design :D

    xx coops xx

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  19. Gorgeous Lisa as always. Love the papers you have used and your design. It highlights your gorgeous image perfectly. Hapopy crafting.
    Love Sandra xxx

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  20. Great idea the image is beautiful and love the backing papers hope you do well Luv Sue x

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  21. Oh this is gorgeous! Love the image :-) Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  22. I'l be very surprised if they don't sell Lisa! Hope you've caught up with everything! Vx

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  23. Trying to catch up with everyone having been away for most of November. These die cuts are so usefl aren't they for quick cards. Can see me using some more of them this week. Marianne x

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  24. Fabulous creation. Love the image too.

    Sudha
    sudha-kalra.blogspot.com

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  25. Your house sounds like ours Lisa... my OH loves his computer games, while I busy myself doing my crafts!
    Love your card... good idea not to put too much work into them as you say, just in case!

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  26. Hi Lisa what a fabulous card love the colour choice a different one for sure but it really looks gorgeous, love that image to. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  27. Just gorgeous Lisa. Hugs, Claire x

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  28. Gorjuss card hun, thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.
    Shell xx

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  29. Gorgeous card - love the image and colours. Jxx

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  30. This is gorgeous! Gotta love these die cut images!! Thank you for joining us at Papertake Weekly :)

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  31. Pretty card, these lotv squares are fab, so easy yet so effective. You can still buy them on ebay in the lotv discount shop, I stocked up not long ago. Anyway back to your card! Lol I love the colours and the sentiment on kraft is great. Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes
    Hugs Kat xx

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  32. Really lovely card Lisa, the die cut designs are so handy!
    Thanks for joining us in the Lili of the Valley challenge this week ...good luck x

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  33. I can't believe ive not commented on this card sweetie...well its absolutely beautiful, such sweet image & lovely colours too!
    hugs and xxx
    Gemma

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  34. what a totally cute card! I love it! and all the glitter is just soo perfect!
    thank you for playing along with us @ occ

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  35. fabulous! Love the soft colours! Hugs Juls

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  36. I just LOVE LOTV images! I love the Sepia look of this!

    Thanks so much for joining in our Winter Wonderland challenge this week at Paper Sundaes! Good luck!

    ♥ Lisa

    My Crafting Blog

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  37. Ohlala, such a beaytiful card!! Totally love your colouring.

    Thanks for joining our "SNOWFLAKE" challenge at Charisma Cardz :)
    Hugs, Nina.

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  38. Oh my word Lisa that image is super cute, loving the snowflake and colours this is one super card.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  39. Christmas cards look so fabulous.I really like this cards color designs.Flowers are really increase beauty in this cards.

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