Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Home for the Holidays

Now that these cards have made it to their destination, I can blog them. 
I made one for each of my girls, Maria and Annabel.
I am so excited that they are both going to be heading home for the holidays.

This is definitely my favourite card of the year - and really represents the more CAS style I have been doing of late.

I made the image up with a couple of digis from Digi Stamp Boutique - the car is from the 'we've moved' set and the tree is 'Xmas frame' tree. 

I wanted to keep everything nice and crisp and sharp, so instead of colouring the image I used digi papers from Pink Petticoat ( leaves and stripes).
I also made the sentiment on my comp.

I really wanted to add some glitter to the stars on the tree, but in the interest of CAS I stopped myself  :-)
Then to finish off, I tied some whispy string around the card and added a little star charm with  baker's twine.
I would have preferred a snowflake, but I didn't have any left.

Digi Stamp Boutique -  December Challenge
Stamping Sensations -  Tree - mendous
Papercraft Star - Christmas Tree
Dream Valley - Christmas  
Creative Card Crew  - Star
Hooked on Craft - Christmas 



Vicky said...

Gorgeous Caroline...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Caroline said...

I love this card the image is so cute and the layout if beautiful. Caroline xxx

pinky said...

Amazing card Caroline. Love the cute little image, perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.

Donna said...

This is gorgeous Caroline, love how you've used these digis, such a clever idea :) Donna ♥ x

Doreen said...

This is beautiful,love the CAS

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is wonderful Caroline. I love how you have used those 2 images and the papers work so well.


Aileen said...

The star is there to guide them home Caroline. Love your design and super sentiment. x

Vicky said...

You do CAS perfectly sweetie, this is fabulous.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

debby4000 said...

Absolutely love your cute card.

brenda said...

A lovely Christmas card Caroline and the great CAS example.

Thanks so much sharing with us at Stamping Sensations challenge month.

B x

Marlou McAlees said...

this is fabulous Caroline, very sweet :) ♥

Sylvia said...

Such a fun Christmas card, Caroline, love the charm you added! I know that you will enjoy having your daughters home with you. Happy holidays and thanks for joining us at the Papercraft Star this week.

Sally H said...

What a fabulous card! Love the image and the charm too. Thanks for joining in our tree theme at Stamping Sensations this month and good luck!

Ellapu said...

Such beautiful creations. thank you for sharing over at Creative Card Crew this time
Elaine DT

Mian said...

Such a fun and elegant Christmas card! Great layout.

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this fortnight at Dream Valley.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Dream Valley Design Team Member

Juls said...

just fabulous!! Love the stripy car!! Hugs Juls

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is gorgeous. Thank you for joining the Dream Valley challenge. Marlene DT

Nathalie said...

a lovely card. Thanks for playing with us at Dream valley challenge.

Francesca said...

beautiful, thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations this month and good luck!


Love to Doodle! said...

Love this Caroline! Thanks for entering the DSB competition. Sally-Ann xx