Saturday, December 22

Only 3 Sleeps!!

Yes, only 3 sleeps to go.  Not that much sleep is happening around here due to the Branston Pickle having earache which has him awake crying all night.  Bless his little cotton socks.  We were at the nativity rehearsals this morning (rehearsals? apparently these things don't just happen on their own!), I said to him "You are my poorly boy, aren't you?" and he said " Don't worry Mummy, I'm still smiling."  He is just soooooo sweet.

The Christmas plans have come together nicely, even if it was all last minute.  The tree and decorations are up, most of the present are wrapped, and the food shopping's done.  Just some major tidying up to do and we are there.  On the craft front I'm finishing off the handful of 'special' cards, which I hope will be loved by those that receive them.

I love this Penny Black stamp set 'Christmas Express', I'm a sucker for stamp sets where you can pick and choose the elements to make up a scene.  I've coloured with Promarkers to co-ordinate with the soft background colours of the topper.  It's a Kanban one I had it left over from when I was creating for Handy  Hippo, I don't use a lot of toppers but these ones caught my eye, I like the lilac sky. 

I've cut the card shape to match the topper and layered everything up with lots of 3d foam and Stardust Stickles.

Challenges:
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Glitter and sparkle
Penny Black And More - It's your choice
Simon Says - Merry Christmas
Crafts And Me - Winter Wonderland
I Love Promarkers #148 - Anything but square

** Kate **

9 comments:

Nicole Beadwright Campanella said...

Very nice. Have a great weekend and a happy Christmas.
Nicole/Beadwright

Brigitte said...

WOW Kate!!!! Your card is AMAZING!!!! Love the scene with the patterned paper. I also really like how you did the corner. Merry Christmas! Hugs, Brigitte

Linda said...

This is just adorable. I love your little festive scene.
Happy Christmas! x

linda said...

this is just sooo sweet! i love how mimi's truck pops and the background is lovely. thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more challenge this month.
linda

Linby said...

How sweet is this, such a lovely scene you created.
Thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black & More this month.
Lynn x
DT

Crafteezee said...

Adorable. Thanks for joining us at CraftsandMe.
Hugs Tracy
x

Ellie said...

Such a sweet card! Love the image and the background looks amazing!
So glad you shared with us at penny black and more!

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card. I love the image and the fab scene you've created.
Thanks for joining the challenge at I ♥ Promarkers.
Lorraine x

Helen said...

Fabulous card - love the little scene you've created!
Thanks for playing at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
Helen x