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1 October 2013

Christmas Preparations @ Christmas Cards All Year Round

Morning everyone - can you believe it's 1st October already and that means its time for a brand new challenge at Christmas Cards All Year Round.

The theme for October is:

"GETTING READY FOR CHRISTMAS"

Create a Christmas card with anything associated with the preparations for Christmas, presents, baking, Christmas lights, trimmings, etc! 

Here's my card:


Card Ingredients:

LOTV James Bear Deck The Halls Stamp
Promarkers
Dovecraft Back to Basics Christmas Papers
Crafty Ribbons Ribbon
Card & Pearls from Stash
Silver Ice Stickles
Rub-on Greeting

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Totally Gorjuss Traditional Christmas Colours
Creative Knockouts 4 Your Favourite Things
Crafts 4 Eternity 143 Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday 228 Pretty Ribbons
Christmas Card Challenges 44 Anything Goes

Thanks for popping in  - hope you have a lovely day.

Claire x

51 comments:

  1. Scary to think it is October already, my head is still in April, lol !! Super cute card hun, James does look so busy with his tinsel. Fabulous. Hugs Sxx

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  2. Morning Claire
    Hope you and Hubby are well. Don't worry about having a rest from Crafting, it happens to us all. Your blog is for you as much as anything, we will still be here when you come back and show us your fab cards.
    Love this LOTV image, so sweet. Nice sketch too.
    Debbiex

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  3. This is lovely Claire, time to crack on with Christmas cards I THINK!

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  4. Aaah what a sweetie and this is what i will look like in a couple of months too !!!, Luv Sam x

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  5. such a cute bear Claire - fabulous image and a great card xx

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  6. This is gorgeous Claire,love the fab image and papers.xxx

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  7. This is a fabulous Christmas card Claire, James bear is adorable and great papers.
    Pauline
    x

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  8. Gorgeous card Claire, I love the cute image and fabulous papers.
    hugs Sue xx

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  9. What a sweetie Claire. Hugs x

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  10. Fabulous card Claire, such a cute little bear! Susan x

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  11. This is such a delightful card Claire ! Love the cute image and the beautiful papers ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  12. Adorable card...love James bear all wrapped up. Great papers too. Hugs, Pat K xx

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  13. what a lovely little chap, so busy........ nice to see you again
    Tilly

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  14. Fab card Claire, love the sweet image

    Hugs
    Carole xXx

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  15. Fabulous card hun.
    Love that cute LOTV image and perfectly matched DP's
    Hope you're having a good week.
    Speak soon.
    Debs xx

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  16. Aww this is really cute Claire!! James is looking adorable and you've coloured him beautifully to match the scrummy papers! :-)
    Hope you are doing ok hun
    Take care
    Big Hugs
    Sue xx

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  17. Awhh! What a cutie your image is! FABulous colours too.
    Hope the little guy waits a bit before he puts the tree up lol.
    Chrissyxx

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  18. Gorgeous card Claire, I like the sweet bear image and the papers.
    Kevin xx

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  19. This is adorable Claire, James looks like he is getting himself in a bit of a tangle. Gorgeous colouring and papers sweetie.
    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxx

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  20. Love your creation Claire and James The Bear. Hope things are more settled for you.
    Laine
    xx

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  21. Love your creation Claire and James The Bear. Hope things are more settled for you.
    Laine
    xx

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  22. Love your creation Claire and James The Bear. Hope things are more settled for you.
    Laine
    xx

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  23. Gorgeous card Claire, love the sweet image and fab design.

    Donna x

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  24. Gorgeous card Claire, love the sweet image and fab design.

    Donna x

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  25. Oh he is so cute :D Love him.

    Susan xx

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  26. So cite Claire I love these LOTV bears - great colouring and LO hugs Judith x

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  27. Lovely LO Claire and such a cute teddy I haven't made one xmas card yet.
    Chris x

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  28. This is really a stunning Christmas card!!!

    Thanks for joining us at Creative knockouts this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky I have some candy on my blog ;o) http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/2013/09/400-followers-giveaway.html

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  29. Beautiful Christmas card design.

    Hugs Diane

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  30. Your card is gorgeous Claire, I love the cute bear and paper.

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  31. This bear is so cute!
    Thanks for playing with us at Christmas Card Challenges this week!
    Monica - CCC DT

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  32. Perfect image for the challenge. Great card.

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  33. Gorgeous Christmas card Claire, love the cute image. Hope Mark is recovering well. Carol x

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  34. Such a lovely card!!
    Thanks for joining CCT this week!
    Hugs Heidy

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  35. so stunning Claire.james is adorable and I love your gorgeous traditional colours ;D

    xx coops xx

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  36. This is such a sweet card - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for October - I'd love to see it there x

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  37. This is such a sweet card - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for October - I'd love to see it there x

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  38. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  39. This is just gorgeous sweetie, huggles Pops x x x

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  40. Great Christmas card, it's really cute. Great colouring of James. Thank you for sharing and joining in with the fun at Totally Gorjuss this week and good luck. Hugs Janine xx

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  41. Super cute design Claire.

    Hugs Diane

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  42. Love, love, love this cutie Claire x

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  43. Love this cute image, such a lovely card hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  44. Your card is gorgeous Claire, I love the cute bear and background papers.

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  45. What an adorable image! Thank you for joining Christmas Card Challenges! Karen N, CCC-DT

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  46. What a great job did you do. Gorgeous card with beautiful image.

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