Wednesday, December 7, 2011

The Pixie Cottage Challenge #99 - Last Minute Gifts and Cards

It's Wednesday so that means another super challenge at The Pixie Cottage
We are back to the usual challenge, a theme and a sketch and you can choose either.
Or theme this week comes right at the busiest crafting time so we chose "Last Minute Cards and Gifts" to help you along.

Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
My Mums Craft Shop - Traditional Christmas (3 entries only)
Gingerloft - Winter or Christmas
Raise The Bar - Christmas
Come and Get It - Anything Christmas
Creative Card Crew - Tis the Season
Tuesday Throwdown - Celebrate the Season
Heartsong - Christmas and/or Red, Green and White
Kaboodle Doodles - The Colors of Christmas
ABC Challenge - E for Embossing

Card Recipe:
Image - Hannah and Stockings
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Cozy Little Christmas by The Paper Studio
Metallic Cardstock - American Crafts
Embossing Folder - Tiny Stars by The Paper Studio
Sentiment - My Favorite Things
Puffy Paint - Tulip
Glitter - Glamour Dust
Rhinestones - Unknown

This is the fabulous sketch we worked with.

I really like this image, I'm a fan of coloring bricks, and it was fun to color.
I also gave embossing the metallic cardstock a try, I like the look for Holiday cards.
Any now it's your turn to craft and then come back and share with us at The Pixie Cottage


Davi said...

Very pretty card Katie! Love the colors of Hannah and the embossed paper :)

Angela said... the decorated inside too! Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous image and card Katie! Thanks for playing along with us at Papertake Weekly this week and good luck! :o)

Jan Hunnicutt said...

This is beautiful Katie, your coloring is fabulous and I love the sketch! I'm a newbie on DD DT and just became a new follower (:

Shelby said...

Beautiful card and love the image! The embossing looks wonderful. Thanks for joining us at MMCS for our recipe challenge.


Ani said...

Beautiful card! Great take on the sketch! And image is so cute! Thanks for playing along at CCC and hope you'll play along again next time!
Hugs, Ani

NanaConnie said...

Ooooo, love the way you used that sketch, Katie! Great embossing. So glad you shared it with us in the Tuesday Throwdown challenge this week. Hope to see you in our challenges again in 2012. Meantime, Happy Holidays.
NanaConnie TT DT

Diane's Card Designs said...

Awww this is gorgeous. Beautiful backing papers and love the layout.
Thanks for joining us at MMCS challenge this week.
Diane xx

Mary Lou said...

Hi there Katie~~Oh Wow i love the embossed metallic cs!!! It really does add warmth to the card:) Such an adorable image and your bricks are FABULOUS!!!! Hope your holidays are the merriest!!
Hugz--Mary lou

Sherry said...

Cute card Katie. Thanks for playing with us at Gingerloft Challenge.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year


Sherry K - DT

Unknown said...

What a lovely card. Thanks for playing along at Kaboodle Doodles!

Lin said...

Beautifully coloured image.

Thanks for joining us at ABC with our embossing challenge.


Lynn said...

What can I say but gorgeous and beautifully coloured!!!
Thankyou for joining us at GingerLoft Challenges:)
PS: I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a very happy 2012
Lynn xx

cebelica said...

Very beautiful card. Thank you for playing with us at MMCS challenge this week! cc

Unknown said...

beautiful... I love it!!!thanks for playing with us at ABC Challenge