Sunday, 14 September 2014

CAS Poinsettia

Well I am now at the end of my week off work and I feel worse than I did at the start. We had the in-laws over to help put a new roof on the 'sunroom' (not really a good name now as the roof is solid). So my relaxing week off work went out the window. Not a single lie-in all week and constantly being told 'do this, do that'. I took the week off work to relax and get some stitching bits finished, but that did not happen, nor has any of the chilli jam been made yet - so that is todays job!!  I am really not impressed at all - but at least the sunroom should not leak anymore.

Anyway, onto my Christmas card for this week. I followed the sketch from Jingle Belles, which was a pretty CAS design:


So here is the card I came up with:

I covered the base card with poinsettia paper from a Papermania paper pack. I then used gold ink with 'The Night before Christmas' sentiment which came free with this issue of Stamper magazine. I only inked the top two lines, and added the mouse stamp above the main poinsettia. I coloured the mouse using basic colouring pencils and added an Anita's poinsettia topper to finish the card.

I am entering this card into the following challenges (as well as the sketch challenge):
open-minded crafting #19 Roll out the red
Alphabet Challenge P is for Pretty Petals
ABC Christmas R is for Red Poinsettia
ooh-la-la #164 Clean and Simple
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas 194 Silent Night (Sentiment)
Completely Christmas #29
Delightful Sketches Simple Times (CAS)
Crafty Catz #246 CAS
CRAFT #276 Christmas
CASology Three (three elements - patterned paper, stamps and topper).

Anything Goes @ Scrapbook Stamp SocietyA Creative Romanceavenue 613Divas by Design and Crafting by designs

20 comments:

  1. Lovely Christmas card, I love everything with Poinsettias! Thanks so much for sharing and joining us at Divas by Design this week. Hugs, Mirella

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  2. it's a beautiful Poinsettia card


    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator


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  3. Such a pretty card. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

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  4. Lovely design and composition. Thanks for sharing with 613 Avenue Create this week.

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  5. Oh I love Pointsettas and they are perfect for our RED challenge over at Open-Minded Crafting fun! Thank you for joining us this fortnight. Melanie, DT

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  6. Very pretty. I love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenges.

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  7. such a pretty card and at least you should now be dry lol, thank you for joining our challenge at Crafty Catz and hope to see you again
    Tilly

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  8. Super CAS card hun love it and thank you for joining us at Completley Christmas hope to see u again real soon hugs Judith DT x

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  9. what a PERFECT use of that pretty paper and i absolutely love the sentiment! thanks for sharing your great take on amy's lovely sketch with us at JINGLE BELLES! :)

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  10. Gorgeous card!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

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  11. Very pretty, thanks for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun.
    Julie DT

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  12. A lovely take on the sketch, beautifully CAS. Thank for joining us this week at Delightful Challenges!

    Kez
    Delightful Challenges DT
    x

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  13. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 194 and also for Completely Christmas 29 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for September - I'd love to see it there too. x

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  14. Gorgeous card! Love the colors and the theme. Perfect for our CAS challenge at Crafty Catz. Thanks for joining us and we hope to see again soon.
    Hugs,
    Anna xxx

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  15. Stunning CAS card, thanks for joining us at Open Minded challenges this fortnight for our Roll out the Red challenge.

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  16. Such a pretty card!
    Thanks for joining us at Jingle Belles!

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  17. Love your pretty poinsettias ... so glad you got sketchy with us at Jingle Belles.

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  18. Great card. Such beautiful poinsettias.

    Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog.

    Mari

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  19. Super cute card!!! love the great poinsettia. Awesome look.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

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  20. Fabulous card, lovely paper and stamps. Thanks for sharing with Anything Goes for September at Crafting By Designs. Mo xxx

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