Saturday, 13 December 2014

Snoopy Christmas X

I decided that I should make use of some of the cross stitches that I have done throughout the year ready for Christmas, seeing as Christmas is almost here now lol. So I made the following card from a Snoopy free kit:
First I took a plain white square card blank and stamped a marianne designs sentiment all over the front in red prettycolour ink. I then took two triangles of Helz Cuppleditch Christmas music paper for the corners and added white glitter ribbon strips over the joins.

Snoopy was mounted onto a Marianne designs backing paper and attached to the base using foam pads. To finish a jingle bell and some gems were added.
This card used Sketchy Colours sketch #237
This was also inspired by the following challenges:
SOS #180 Favourite Technique (using cross stitch)
Divas by design Seeing Red
Crafty Catz #259 Last Minute Christmas
Crafty Hazelnuts 207 Desperate Christmas creations
CCM #129 Christmas
scrapbookstampsociety #56 Christmas (stamped background)
aud sentiments #121 Christmas BINGO - stitching, rubber stamp and patterned paper
crafty ribbons 108 Mono Christmas
alphabet challenge V for variety - 3 embellishments (stitched design, bell and gems)
craftingbydesigns Anything Goes Christmas
Country View #22 Nostalgic Christmas (the cartoons we used to watch Christmas morning)


Audio Book Review
Torchwood Department X
I have never watched this television series previously and would still like to, so when I saw the audio book in the library I decided to give it a go, although I was a little disappointed to see it was only two discs. Having never seen his before, so not having a brilliant idea of what was going to happen, it did take a little while to place everybody. However, this does occur regularly throughout books and so was not a problem for listening to the book – it just kept you wondering. It is a little far-fetched, but obviously so and as such makes a very captivating and sometimes humourous read. Definitely worth the couple of hours that the audio book lasts.

Thank you for looking - now to get on with some more calenders!!

Hugz Tinz

14 comments:

  1. What a super cute card! Love your take on the sketch! Thank you for joining our challenge at Sketchy Colors this week!

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  2. So cute. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Divas by Design.
    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxx

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  3. Lovely card, great image, thanks for sharing at Alphabet Challenge.

    Pat xx

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  4. lovely creation, thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons
    hugs Anke

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  5. Love your little cross stitched Snoopy.

    Thanks for sharing with us. Happy Christmas

    Lin
    Crafty Cardmakers and More

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  6. Awwww I love your Snoopy Christmas card!! Thanks for sharing and playing along with us at Shopping Our Stash for our "Favourite Technique" challenge!!

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  7. What a fab card ,love your cute snoopy
    Thanks for joining us at Auds sentiments designs and good luck
    Tracey x

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  8. beautiful snoopy card
    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

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  9. Very nicely done! Thanks for accepting the challenge this week at Shopping Our Stash!
    Hugz,
    Chana, DT

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  10. Lovely and perfectly made X-mas card, beautiful entry to our 'Last minute X-mas' challenge at Crafty Catz. Thank you for playing with us and good luck in the draw!
    Hugs,
    Anna xxx

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  11. This is so cute, I love the stitched Snoopy! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
    Tammy x

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  12. What an adorable way to incorporate cross stitching onto your card! I just love this! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  13. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 207 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for December - I'd love to see it there too. x

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  14. Beautiful your card is!
    Thank you for participating ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
    Gr.Kaija DT-member

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