Running late today as I have been on a mission to excavate the cupboard under the stairs in search of the Christmas tree. The smaller of the 2 options is now nestled safely beside me in its box. How long it will stay there waiting to be put up is any ones guess!
To the uninitiated this may look like a crazy mess but those that have visited on a Wednesday before with see I have had a tidy. I know, wonders will never cease. (If you have no idea what I'm on about, pop over to Julia's and check out the other WOYWWers). I decided to have a good sort of my papers and as some of them were buried on the desktop I had no choice but to clear it off a bit.

This card is my latest project.
I made it with a particular friend in mind and went a bit mad with the colour scheme thinking of hot desert areas where kings might roam on camels.
Penny Black Saturday #130 - Stamp on non-white card
Simon Says Stamp And Show - Holiday Greeting
Artistic Stamper - Christmas
The Stampman - Christmas, any 3 colours
Sir Stampalot - Travel the world
Penny Black at Allsorts - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Penny Black stamp - To follow the star
Stamped on BasicGrey - Curio
BoBunny - Believe background papers
Papermania - Sticky ribbon
Tim Holtz - Tissue tape
Dovecraft- Sticky pearls
Personal Impressions - Holly punch

** Kate **


Dan said…
Great card, and the purple shadows really work with the orangey desert colours! The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!
Lisa Jane said…
beautiful card .. i love that image !
Lisa ;)
Twiglet said…
Great card - love the deserty look!
Anonymous said…
Beautiful card.
I love seeing other people's desks and work areas.
Lou and Mel said…
Love the colour scheme - I hadnt thought of putting those together on a card!
Mervi said…
Hi Kate!
This is so beautiful - love those colours. The card is so stylish and all the details are so fabulous.

Thanks for sharing this with us
at Penny Black @ Allsorts,
good luck;-))m
kath said…
love your beautiful card and thanks for joining in the fun at Penny Black Saturday....hugs kath xxx

loved the crafty snoop of your busy desk....kath 47
Carola Bartz said…
Beautiful card! Love the colors you chose. :-)
Chrissie said…
Great card! Thanks for the snoop.
Chrissie #7
Linapyssel said…
Great take on the travel the world at Sir Stampalot! Love the colors!!
Good luck in the callenge and thank you for joining!
Lina xxx
Ellie said…
So beautiful! Love how you accented the corners.
Thank you so much for sharing with us at penny black @ all sorts!!
Marjo said…
Gorgeous card. Thanks for the peek into your space.

Hugs, Marjo #45
jude said…
Absolutely love your card the colours too .Have fun tidying your desk!
hugs judex6
Jules said…
Hi Kate

A great finished card.

I love the colours you have chosen to work with and those tiny little holly leaves are gorgeous too.

Thank you for sharing with Penny Black at Allsorts this month.

Love Jules xx
brenda said…
Hi Kate

Your card is beautiful adn I can see where you were coming from with the desert colours.

I love Penny Black 4112K, it is so versatile and it can be as simple or elaborate as you want to make it. In fact I used it this morning for a card to post on my blog later.

Thank you for joining us at Penny Black at Allsorts this month and good luck.

B x
Violets Corner said…
Great card with wonderful colours! And a busy creative desk with fab stash.

Thanks for sharing at Penny Black at Allsorts!

Maarit #37
Shirley said…
I love the gorgeous colours you used, they are very apt for the Xmas scene. A lovely traditional theme too.
Thank you for joining us at Penny Black at Allsorts this month and we hope you will join us next time.

Maggie's Crafts said…
Great pics! Thank you for sharing.

Pop over to my blog for my brand new blog candy!:)

pinky said…
Its just gorgeous, love the colours you have used, superb bit of stamping. Thanks for playing along at Sir Stampalot this month.
Mephisto said…
Wonderful Card.
Thanks for joining us at the PBSC this week.

chris said…
Just fits the bill perfectly, its gorgeous.
Thanks for joining us in the Sir Stampalot Challenge.
hugs chris xx
Sally H said…
great card! Thanks for sharing with us at Sir stampalot and good luck!
Tracy said…
Fab Entry, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, Good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x
Julia Dunnit said…
Oh, doncha just hate being forced into a tidy! I hate emptying cupboards too - can never quite get it all beack in, even after the one thing has been extricated! I love the card - did you use alpha or single stamps for the text?
Kirsten...x said…
Beautiful card love that stamp and your colours are amazing...x

Thanks for joining us at Penny black at allsorts this month hugs kirsten...x
Artyjen said…
Thanks for sharing at The Artistic Stamper challenge.....good luck!
xoxo Sioux
Francesca said…
A beautiful card with wonderful details, thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!

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