Sunday, 16 August 2015

Icy hugs

Hello lovely people,

I had a wonderful day at the Cheltenham beer festival yesterday.  Many fine beers were sampled including a Gin beer made with gin botanicals instead of was really rather nice!

Today I am having a relaxing potter about in my craft room and am sharing a card to showcase some LOTV products as part of the Design Collective.

The sun is shining beautifully today so my card seems a little incongruous, but I am pleased to have made my second Christmas card!

The hardest part about this design was choosing which of the gorgeously cute new LOTV Christmas stamps to use!
This little pair are adorable don't you think?

I try to stay away from the more 3D embellishments for Christmas cards so that they don't cost loads to post, so snowflake dies are my absolute must have to add detail!  Ok, they are less flat if you start adding pearl centres but they look so pretty!

Card recipe;
Tag: Christmas sentiment tags - LOTV
Dies: Large frames frilly #10 - Go Kreate, Small snowflake die set - Impression Obsession, Lovely fence - Magnolia Doohickeys

Copic colours;
Skin: E000/00/21/11/04 & R20
Red: R27/46/39/59
Green: G24/85/29
Aqua: G00/BG32/15/18
Gloves / trousers: W2/3/5
His boots / her tights: W5/6/8
Her boots: W1/3/4
Skate blades: W00/0/1
Hat bobbles: W00/1/2/3
Ice: B0000/000 & blender

I hope you are all having a delightful weekend whatever you are up to :-)

Thanks for visiting and I really appreciate any comments that you leave,

Challenges I am entering;
Bunny Zoe's Crafts (shaped cards)
Moving Along With The Times (snow in summertime)
Cute Card Thursday (anything goes)
Noor! Design UK (Christmas)


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  2. Totally gorgeous the image, so adorable and perfectly coloured..I love the layers and shape too..gorgeous.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  3. Hi Kat
    Lovely card and great design.
    Thanks for joining in at MAWTT.
    Best wishes.

  4. What a gorgeous card, love the image and the colours. Your design showcases these skating pair beautifully with the gorgeous layers and snowflake embellishments. Well done for making a start on your Christmas cards.

  5. WOW, this is gorgeous...your coloring is superb! luv this....hope you have a fabulous week!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  6. Saw this on Facebook Kat... liked it there and like it here! hahahah... funny how that goes!
    Anyway, it's so cute and shows off your style to perfection with all those pretty layers. I did a close look at your sewing and wow... that took a little time and the stitches are perfect.
    Cute image and of course, coloured to perfection!

  7. Hi Kat
    Another stunning card... Love the cute Image... Can't wait to see the new releases... and start spending...
    Hugs Sylvie x

  8. I love this sweetie such a cute image too, they always do the cutest, love the shape too hugs Pops x

  9. Gorgeous card! Geat image & a fab design!
    Dawn xx

  10. Just lovely Kat - your colours and colouring are just perfect hmm - now gin beer - that could be right up my street lol hugs Judith x

  11. HI Kat, what a gorgeous Christmas card, love the image and super colouring. Great card shape and design. Hugs Jennifer xx

  12. Kat, this is really beautiful. I love the shape you have chosen with all those gorgeous stitched layers. Your colour choice and colouring is truly gorgeous. I love this.

  13. Aawww this is such a gorgeous crimbo card Kat! I love these new LOTV images and I love the fab colours and great layout too!
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend hun :)

  14. Ooh this is gorgeous Kat. Love that card shape (as you know) and the paper combo with that sweet image is perfect. Gorgeous card hunny. Hugs, Wends x

  15. Beautiful and love your colouring. Thanks for joining us at Noor!DesignUK. Hope to see you in our new challenge... Shaped cards.
    Tracy x


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