My 2017 Christmas Card Tally

12 April 2013

Let's Go Skiing

Afternoon peeps - the sun has come out again today - hurrah! It certainly makes you feel better.  It's nearly the end of the hols and I'm back to work on Tuesday in my new job! so going to make the most of the weekend and catch up on some more crafty time.

Hello also to my new followers, Kevin, Alex, Renee & Sonia - lovely to have you here!

I've made another Christmas card - I started this over 2 weeks ago and found it under a pile of craftiness waiting to be finished:

Card Ingredients:

The Stamp Fairy Barry Winter 3 Digi Image
Spellbinders Labels 29 Nesties
DoCrafts Papers
Pearl Card from Stash
American Crafts Ribbon
Pearls - NEC Stash
Anita's Peel Off Greeting
Silver Ice Stickles
Frosted Lace Stickles

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Sweet Sketch Wednesday 201 Sketch
Winter Wonderland Red & Green Must Not Be Seen
Papertake Weekly Bingo (Punches, Free, Ribbons)
CRAFT 202 Christmas
Digital Tuesday 205 Boys
A Gem of a Challenge 74 Animals
ABC Christmas G is for Girl or Guy Creations

Thanks for popping in today - lovely to have you visit.

Claire x


  1. Love this what a fab

  2. Gorgeous card Claire, love the sweet bear.
    Hope you have a lovely weekend.
    Hugs Wendy xx

  3. That little bear is adorable Claire and I love the way you've colored him! Beautiful color combo too!
    Hugs, Tammy

  4. Gorgeous card Claire. I love the cute image and fabulous colouring.
    hugs Sue xx

  5. Super cute! What FABulous colours Claire.
    At least the little critter can breath now he's off the pile on your desk lol...
    Best Wishes for Tuesday x

  6. This is gorgeous Claire, love the cute bear and your design. Carol x

  7. Glad he found his way out gorgeous xmas card Claire.
    Chris x

  8. Gorgeous card hun - such a sweet image - so perfectly coloured and I love the LO.
    Mega congrats on your new DT post too - so thrilled for you - so well deserved.
    Have a fab evening.
    Debs xx

  9. This is a lovely Christmas card Claire, such a cute little bear and I love the blue and silver combination.

  10. Great Christmas card Claire. I love these bear images. In fact I have two coloured and half ready made into cards on my desk. Hoping to finish them later.
    Have a good weekend
    Hgs Kelly

  11. Gorgeous card Claire. I love the cute bear image.


  12. This is gorgeous Claire, so sweet.

    Congrats on your new dt too, well done xx

  13. A really pretty card, love the embossing round the image! Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week, hope we see you again soon. Hugs Sheryl xx

  14. ooh i love the frosty blue and silver and the cute little image - Thansk for joinig us at Winter Wonderland this week - and if i dont get another chance - good luck in the new job!
    Lisa x

  15. Barry looks fantastic Claire, fabulous colouring and love the design.Congrats on your new DT and all the best with the new job.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  16. Lovely card and such a cute image. Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T this week. Jeanette

  17. Aw this is a lovely card, really cute image and the colours work so well with it.
    Good luck for the start of the new job on Tuesday.
    Kim xXx

  18. Gorgeous card Claire, love the adorable image hun, thanks for joining us at AGOAC.

    Donna x

  19. Love the blue and silver as well as all the layers. Such a cute image too. Happy to have you with us at SSW.
    Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

  20. This is gorgeous Claire, the image is adorable I like the colours and the pearls.
    Kevin xx

  21. Hello again Claire.
    Just popping back to say thank you for entering your gorgeous card into A Gem of A Challenge this week
    I hope you have a good weekend
    hugs Sue xx

  22. Aawwww this is lovely Claire, adore the cute image and the colours are delish!
    Have a lovely weekend hun :)

  23. What a gorgoues Christmas card. I love the image and beautiful papers.
    Thanks for joining us.
    Nancy SSW-DT

  24. Oh Claire this is a wonderful Christmas Card, your so organised it's only April. I love your card what a perfect image and I love the blue and silver together. Great card and thanks so much for sharing it with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
    Kathie SSW-DT

  25. what a beautiful card and not a drop of red or green to be seen, thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx

  26. Morning sweetie, this is a gorgeous creation, have a great weekend hugs Pops x x x

  27. so gorgeous claire.fab design and colours and i love the sweet bear :D

    xx coops xx

  28. Oh I do love your care Claire ! I love the way you have coloured little Barry ! He is sooooo cute ! Have a lovely week-end my dear friend ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  29. This is gorgeous. I love that you've used a stampfairy bear (Barry is my favourite!) and your layout is lovely. Love the blues.
    Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for :
    ABC Christmas Challenge,
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    The Stamp Basket, and
    Stamp Fairy.

  30. Oh super, great colours and layout too, Luv Sam x

  31. Lovely card...sweet the blues...Julieannex

  32. Great "icy" colors of silver and blue! Fun creation! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

    Peace & Luv,

  33. Aww this is SO cute Claire! I love Barry Bear and you've coloured him beautifully… he looks all cuddly! :-)
    Love the scrummy papers and layout… the silver card looks fab!
    Ooh I'm glad it's not just me that leaves cards half finished around!!! LOL
    Hope you have a lovely weekend!
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

  34. I love the frosty colours Claire, this cute card so made me smile! X

  35. Oh I'm glad I'm not the only one - I have loads of half finished stuff buried under piles of paper!

    Gorgeous card hun! I SO love Barry, he's fab :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  36. Fabulous, a gorgeous image and lovely colours too!
    Helen x

  37. A lovely creation! Thanks for joining in this week at PTW! xxx

  38. This is so sweet Claire and I am so pleased you retrieved it from under the pile and finished it. Good luck for Tuesday in your new job.


  39. Oh Claire this is totally cute and adorable, these bears have such sweet faces, loving the fabulous colours and papers you have used.
    lorraine x

  40. Fun and fabulous, that's what this card is! Gorgeous colors and super sweet Stamp Fairy image. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


  41. So cute. Love the image and the colors are perfect for Christmas. Thanks for joining in the sketch fun this week over at SSW.

  42. Thank you for sharing your beautiful Christmas project with us at CRAFT Challenges this week

    Good luck with the challenges

    Sylvia xx

  43. Wow, love your boys card. Thank you so much for joining us at Digital Tuesday this time. Hope to see you again soon. Good luck ;)

    Hugs, Natascha

  44. Gorgeous card Claire. Love your papers and your use of the sketch. Thanks for sharing with us at SSW this week. Holly x

  45. Gorgeous card Claire :-) so very cute :-)

    thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge
    Lols x x x

  46. Awww thir is really cute, Claire, I have a soft spot for Barry. Love your colour combination, fabby with the silver.
    Thanks for sharing your card with us at ABC Christmas Challenge, hope to see you tomorrow for our H for...

  47. Love your colors and the amiage is so cute!! So glad you played along with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!
    Blessings to you Claire!!
    Sally SSW-DT

  48. This is fantastic! I love all the sparkly goodness here and that SF image is adorable. Thanks for playing along with us at SSW!
    Sharon, SSW-DT

  49. Hi Claire, I just popped back to say thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week.


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