Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Pixie Cottage #49 - Special Friends/Family

It's another Once Upon A Wednesday here at The Pixie Cottage and it's time for another super sketch and theme to help you on your creative endeavors!
Along with the sketch we want to see your project made for "Special Friends and Family" just in time for The Holidays!

Challenges:
Paper Issues - Holiday Hookup
Challenge Up Your Life - Christmas or Advent
Stamp With Fun - Christmas
Allsorts - Christmas
Pear Tree Designs - Christmas
Top Tip Tuesday - Christmas
Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes Christmas
AI Factory - Happy Holidays
2 Sisters - Twas The Night Before Christmas
Tuesday Taggers - And The Stockings Were Hung
Hanna and Friends - Christmas in Red
Paper Cupcakes - Christmas with Red and Green
Crafty Ho's - Red and Green
CRAFT - Color Combo "Festivia"
Thrilling Thursday - Celebrate
Cute Card Thursday - Flowers
Sew Many Challenges - Flower Power
Frosted Designs - Ribbons
Craft Your Days Away - Punch It Out
Stampin B's - Use a Star (on the top of the tree)
Winter Wonderland - Bauble (on the tree)
Our Daily Bread - Photo Inspiration (the fireplace)
Sweet Stampin - 3 Papers, 2 Embellishments and 1 Image
Creative Cowgirls - Anything Goes
Mad For Markers - Anything Goes
One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes


Card Recipe:
Image - The Stockings Were Hung
Paper - A Homemade Christmas by DCWV
Medium - Copic Markers
Border Punch - Martha Stewart
Flowers - Prima
Sentiment - The Paper Studio
Ribbon - American Crafts


This was the super sketch we had to start us off with.



I know that Winter is here and many of you would love to be sitting next to a warm fire like this!
The cold days mean more inside time so it's perfect for finishing off that Christmas crafting!
Katie

42 comments:

Crafty_Fairie said...

What a great design.Thank you for joining in with us at CRAFT Challenge this week.

Good Luck

Kerry x

Benzi said...

What a wonderful card and that fire in the firepace is so inviting. I can almost feel it...and it feels good and warm. LOL Love your card. Thanks for joining the Stampin B's this week with your star.

artish said...

love the whitewashed bricks...makes all the other 'color' pop!!!!!!!!!!!!merci!

Gina said...

Fabulous card Katie, so much detail!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Creative Cowgirls:D XXX

Kiki said...

Fantastic - simply fantastic!

Thanks so much for sharing with us at Hanna & Friends.

Hugs, Kiki

Willy said...

Beautiful piece, Katie! Sorry, but only one entry per person at SDC # 21.

Debs said...

Beautiful card Katie - that fireplace looks so warm & inviting!
Thanks for playing along with my Last Minute Christmas challenge at Allsorts this week.
Good luck
Debs xx

CraftyGirl said...

Katie... This card is so homey...it reminds me of being home for the holidays! Love all the layering you did! Thanks for taking on our ribbon challenge at Frosted Designs this week!
barb :)

rosalien said...

Fantastic card Katie, I love the scene you made. Fabulous!!
Thanks for joining Creative Cowgirls. ;)

Hugs, Rosalien

downrightcrafty said...

oh gorgeous baubles and super creation thanks for playing along with us at Winter Wonderland this week
Hugs Kate xx

Tanya R said...

I love what you did with this stamp. It amazes me how just by using different colors the card changes it's look.
Hugs
Tanya

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card hun, just love the image & the colours you have used!
Thank you for sharing with us at OSAAT this week, good luck!
Hugs shell xx

Crystal aka Caitlynsmommy said...

I love this. So detailed and love the use of the primas and ribbon! Great job thank you for playing at Frosted Designs!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is just beautiful Kate!! I just love your image, coloring and your take on the sketch. It is perfect for the ODDB Inspiration. Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light challenge this week.

jackiescrafts said...

Oooh what a lovely card it's gorgeous
Thanks for playing along at CYDA this time

Jackie x

Susie said...

Gorgeous card, love the image, so festive!! Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs this week and Merry Christmas xx

Sammibug said...

Stunning card, Katie! Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us at Shelly's Images.

Lynsey said...

Fantastic card! Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland.
Hugs Lynsey x

Lori Apgar said...

What a cute card ~ love the fireplace!!!

Thanks for playing with us at Frosted Designs!!

Emma said...

What a fantastic scene you have colored in! It looks Gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us over at M4M!

tampatha said...

another great entry Katie. I love it! thanks for sharing it with us at AIF! Look forward to seeing you again next week!
-Tammy

CraftinGranny said...

Oh Katie, this is such a cute scene. Bet it took you awhile to put this all together. Awesome job my friend!

Thanks so much for sharing with us and joining in this week at Paper Cupcakes. Have a blessed Christmas and New Year. "Hugs" Carol

Marianne said...

Such a cozy card! The snow is falling right here at the moment, makes you want to crawl up in front of this cozy fireplace!
Thanks for playing along at creative cowgirls challenge!
Marianne

KarenB said...

I love the warm and cozy feel to your card, not just the image but the whole design. Lovely :)

Dazie said...

What a beautiful festive card!

Thanks so much for joining us over at craft your days away this time

Dazie
x

Moniqui said...

What a wonderful festive card! Thank you for joining us at Stampotique!

coldwaters2 said...

Stunning card Katie that image and the design look super thank you for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations this week.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

WONDERFUL work Katie! I love this layout and the image you used is perfectly colored as always. Really like the red flowers, very pretty. Thanks so much for playing at SEW MANY CHALLENGES this week:)

Suzi said...

Another stunning card Katie, Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week. Have a wonderful Christmas with the family over in the UK.
Hugs
Suzi x

Lindsey said...

What a gorgeous cosy card! I love the sketch you have used.
Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week!

Fuzzy Slippers said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for playing with us this week at TTT! :)

Angela said...

gorgeous card! and a beautiful scene too! thanks for playing at frosted designs this week

Tammy Miller said...

I am sorry I am running behind but wanted to tell you that I loved your card and I am happy you decided to play along with the Crafty Ho's! I hope you will join us this week for a great sketch challenge!
Tammy (DT Member)

georgina said...

This is a wonderful card,it is christmas as we imagine, thanks for joining Tuesday Taggers this week, luv Georginaxx

Jenni said...

Such a fun, cheerful card - perfect for Christmas! Thanks so much for joining in with the Creative Inspirations challenge this week.
Jenni x

paperfun said...

What a warm and inviting scene.

Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

Mari

Debs said...

Looks so toasty warm, your colors are fabulous, thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT and wishes for a Happy Holiday Season
Deborah
xxx

Carol Ann said...

Great card with lovely warms colours. Thanks for playing along at CYDA this time.
Carol Ann xx

Carol Ann said...

And thank you for playing along at OSAAT too!
Carol Ann xx

Daisychain said...

A gorgeous Christmas card, love the image and colours you have chosen. Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations, hope to see you next time. Good luck! Hugs Christine x

ona_i_ja said...

Your card is beautiful!!
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this time and good luck.
Hugs
Agnieszka

Sammi said...

Lovely little scene!!

Thanks for joining in our Mad for Markers Anything Goes challenge!!

Sammi
xx