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Sunday, November 23, 2014

LACY SUNSHINE DT


Hello Everyone...

Another 2 weeks has past so very fast and time for a new challenge over at Lacy Sunshine

Thanks to all who joined us last time..this fortnights challenge is all about the North pole/snowflakes/candy canes and snow...so let your imagination go wild and join in the fun.

This is my card share...using one of Heathers fabulous new images which you can find HERE

Princess Crystal Icicle Ethereal Enchantress



There she is in all her sparkling prettiness...

I added the branch myself to give her something to sit on and  the leaves are sparkly punched snowflakes.



A close up..skin Faber Castell pencils and clothes and hair with copics.


You can see how thick the snow is on this shot, dripping off her gorgeous sparkly wings.

Papers from Rosies studio..and that's about it really.




That annoying shadow is the tree behind me and the wrong time of the day for photographing..

So there we go...thanks so much for stopping by...

Enjoyed the movie "The Hunger Games..Mockingjay"[ or bird or something].. very much last night and managed to stay awake the whole time...but we had to sit right near the front and 2 1/2 hours with a high backed chair and looking up did not do my neck any good..lol...and I ate too much chocolate and felt quite bilious on the way home..just couldn't stop myself..pineapple lumps and aeroplanes..very yummy.

Challenges to enter....

Divas By Design  [Let it Snow]

See you tomorrow.

luv CHRISSYxx






Saturday, November 22, 2014

IT'S GETTING CLOSER..CHRISTMAS I MEAN.


Hello Everyone..

Saturday afternoon here and cloudy but very muggy..rain is supposed to arrive this evening and hopefully it will cool down a bit.

Had a great day colouring the other day and going to share a card I made..


This little sweetie comes from Crafty Sentiments Designs called "Christmas Helper"

Coloured with copics and faber Castell pencils in  non traditional colours [sort of]..



Her outfit in the new suede brown look with red trim with matching boots and hat.



Papers are "Couture Creations -Jolly Christmas"...punched snowflake with red berries in the centres...

Some muslin poked in here and there and the sentiment from Kaisercraft..

Challenges to enter..

A Crafty Mess  [anything goes]

Sister Act challenge  [anything goes]

Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas extra  [anything as long as it is Christmas]



So that's me done...have the tea time rush soon and hoping for a Nana nap before that as I'm going to the movies tonight with my son and his girls[ after work] to see the third Hunger Games movie...I really, really need to keep awake this time..lol..

Thanks for stopping by as often as you do and for leaving such awesome comments...really appreciate it..
See you tomorrow.

luv CHRISSYxx







Thursday, November 20, 2014

DELIGHTFUL THURSDAY


Hello Everyone..

Thursday today and time for an inspirational post for Digital Delights 

This week I was able to play with Christmas Saffi ..



So very cute and such fun to colour and if you like her to come to your house you can buy her HERE

I used copics for this image and of course lashings of glitter.


I love the little eyes on the reindeer and the surprised look on the wee girl..



Oop's..the bow went limp..papers from MME "Be Merry" and I made the snowmen 3D along the bottom...

The snowflakes I punched out in red cardstock and added clear glitter which made them sort of gold.

The "Holiday Greetings" sentiment is from Digital delights too..and the ribbon from my stash.

So there we go..

Had my hair cut today and I feel  like a new person.

Challenges to enter...

Baffies Kreativladen  [Christmas]

Crafting By Design  [Christmas]

Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday [Anything goes]


Thanks so much for stopping by..off to find some choccies..I must have some stash somewhere..

See you tomorrow..

Luv CHRISSYxx







Wednesday, November 19, 2014

VINTAGE CHRISTMAS


Hello Everyone..

Yesterday I made a boo boo and called my image "Ballerina Bobbi"..it was supposed to be "Ballerina Abi"...apologies to "All dressed up."

Another day is half way through here and had a cancellation for this afternoon so thought I would whip home  and put my vintage Christmas card up before I get my haircut.. I was asked to make this card and a 70th Birthday card for the same Lady...



The gorgeous image is from "The Graphics Fairy"...and it printed out so pink and I could not alter it.

Lots of stuff going on here...the papers are Couture Creations" Vintage Christmas"

The holly across the top is actually the baking paper I used to help get the  light cardstock out of the die...but it didn't work, so used the baking paper instead...lol..



Close up of image....



And the side view..everything was from my stash..the music brad from a candy I won a long time ago..the velvet brown bow from "My Lady"..

The large snowflakes were a cuttlebug die and cut them from the DP's..

So hope the lady likes it and I will show you the Birthday card tomorrow..

Thanks so much for stopping by...

Oh! great..a txt just came through..my hairdresser just cancelled, so I will have to spend another woolly hair day ...cant get in until tomorrow...oh! well...I will just have to sit and colour for the afternoon till school pick up..life can be so tough..lol..

See you tomorrow.

luv CHRISSYxx


Monday, November 17, 2014

ALL DRESSED UP



Hello Everyone...

Another lovely day..nice quiet workload with very happy folk..I think they are happy as their caregiver is happy..lol..

So onto my card to share with you and it is using a free image from All Dressed Up called Ballerina Abi
 But with a difference...I turned her into a Christmas card...



Not hard to do really...just coloured her in Christmas colours..just wanted to see if it worked.



Bobbi is coloured with copics on her clothes and Faber Castell pencils  on her skin and hair.

As I have no Frantage and no idea where to get it from over here..I loaded on the glue around the edges and used thick white glitter...sort of works.



The side view...and although I have hidden the papers they were Coture Creations "Jolly Christmas"..

I have gone very lime green this year with the red..not sure what that was all abou,t but I like it.

Added a folded ribbon with a sparkly poinsettia in the centre and a few snowflakes..

Going to enter these challenges...

All Dressed Up   [anything goes]

Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas challenge   # 203 [Go green colours or/ recycle]

That's it for today...the afternoon is getting on and off to do the tea rounds soon..

"My Lady" is still going strong [ 96] and we were talking today [several times..lol..over and over.] about how long I have been with her..6 years today...she said it was just like yesterday...what was Yesterday?..[Sunday was my reply]..well, what a day is today [Monday]..well, when did you start here...6 years ago..6 YEARS AGO!!..SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY...and so it goes on..love her to bits.

See you tomorrow..

luv CHRISSYxx













Saturday, November 15, 2014

I'M SMILING TODAY


Hello Everyone...

Yes. it is true..I'm smiling...no whinging or whining today as the Nanny has turned up and I'm released from my duties..ACC [accident compensation]..made an error and sent the Nanny along to do my duties as well as her own and she goes for 6 hours a day...so I have been set free..lol .good luck to her.

So I'm here to share a card on this cloudy and cool Saturday morning before I totter off to work...


This is my favourite Snowman ever...from Crafty Sentiments Designs  called Snowman & Friends.

Coloured with Copics this time..and used Faber Castell pencils too shade.



Big chipboard letters to spell 'Snow'...punched and glittered snowflakes and a lush red bow.

The sentiment stamped in versamark then white embossed...that is from Kaisercraft.



The papers you can't see are 'Couture Creations - Vintage Christmas'...

Challenges I'm going to enter..

Squirrels Snow-vember challenge  [3rd and final entry]

Crafty Sentiments Designs  [anything goes]

Craftyhazelnuts Christmas extra  [Anything goes as long as it is Christmas]

So there we go...thanks so much for stopping by..off to work soon and still smiling.

Have a wonderful weekend..

See you tomorrow..

luv CHRISSYxx








Thursday, November 13, 2014

DELIGHTFUL THURSDAY DT


Hello Everyone..
Did I tell you yesterday that this house with five kids..I go EVERY day for one very long hour..lol.

Today there were 9 kids as the Mum had friends over and they didn't do one thing to help with the chaos..

But that being said...she is a very nice girl and says thank you with every chore I do..but if that boy goes and spills paint over my clean toilet floor again LOOK OUT!!..and don't get me started on loom bands..[deep breath Chrissy...you have finished for the day]..and tomorrow the Nanny comes to town..whoo hoo!..hopefully she is Mary Poppins as that is who they need..

Off my soap box, all relaxed now, and ready to share some Winter cuteness from...
DIGITAL DELIGHTS as today is Delightful Thursday when the DT's show case some gorgeous images that you get from the DIGTAL DELIGHTS STORE

This week I had the pleasure to play with this adorable snowbaby...

BABY SNOW



Look at that..isn't he a cutie...

All coloured up with copics and added sparkle to his trims and snowflakes...



The papers were from my stash and have a lovely sheen to them...the border of trees is a couture creation "forest"...punched snowflakes and made some torn hills and glittered the edges..



Added a giant bow and the sentiment from DD too..

challenges to enter...

Snow-vember chalenge at Squirrels World  [Snowman]

The Paper Shelter  [snowflakes]

Thanks so much for stopping by...

Thursday night is a great night on the telly for me so really looking forward to that.

See you tomorrow.

luv CHRISSYxx