My 2017 Christmas Card Tally

15 September 2013

September Midway Reminder @ Christmas Cards all Year Round

Hello again, back with my second post of the day.

A big hello to my new followers too - it's lovely you have decided to stay and I hope you enjoy your visits here.

It's midway reminder time at Christmas Cards All Year Round and a reminder of the theme for September is:

"CHRISTMAS FAIRIES"

Here's my card:


Card Ingredients:

Hobby House Mo Manning Christmas Fairies Die Cut Image
MME Snowed In Winter Papers
Memory Box Lindeman Snowflake
Liquid Pearls
Frosted Stickles
Spellbinders Large Scallop Circle Die
Crafty Ribbons Bead String
Card & Pearls from Stash

The prize this month is 2 Christmas cling stamps from Platypus Creek Stamping & Craft.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

A Creative Romance Dies or Punches
Crimbo Crackers 50 Quick & Easy
Penny's 144 Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown 164 Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments Anything Goes
Southern Girls Make Believe - Fairies
Creative Card Crew 44 Things With Wings
The Hobby House 4 Our Artists (Mo Manning)
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas 142 Cut It Out

Thanks for popping in again, always lovely to have you here.

Claire x

September Midway Reminder @ Ready Teddy Go

Good morning, hope everyone is well and has had a good weekend?

I am a very lucky lady and have been bought a new car!  It's not brand new off the shop floor, but it's still very new to me! A lovely metallic blue Peugeot 207 hdi sport and I love it!

So we are already half way through the month and it's midway reminder time at Ready-Teddy-Go with Team Bear and a reminder of  the theme for September is:

"SUMMER DAYS"

Here's my card:


Card Ingredients:

LOTV Pre Coloured Image
LOTV Nitwit  Country Lady Papers
Kraft Cardstock
Rub-On Greeting

We are sponsored this month by Meiflower


The prize this month will be a £20.00 gift voucher to spend in their online store.

So what are you waiting for? Hop on over to the main challenge blog to take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.  We do hope you will find the time to join in with our challenge this month, it would be lovely if you could play along and don't forget you MUST have a TEDDY on your card or creation to enter and be in with a chance of winning the prize.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

The Squirrel & The Fox 52 It's Raining Men
Scrappers Delights 7 Birthday Inspiration
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards 48 Anything Goes
Polkadoodles 37 One For The Boys
Totally Papercrafts 184 Birthday Boy

Thanks for popping in today.

Claire x

10 September 2013

Just Hanging Around

Evening peeps, hope you are well and those who are not get better soon!

I am sharing a card I made over a week ago and kept meaning to post!


Card Ingredients:

Penny Black Uplifting Occasion Stamp
Promarkers
LOTV Nitwit Perfect Pair Papers
Pearls, Ribbon and Card Stock from Stash
Liquid Pearls
Rub on Greeting

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

In The Pink 27 Keep It Sweet & Simple
Stampin' For The Weekend Colours of Summer
Penny's 143 Spooled Items
Cute Card Thursday 285 Pretty In Pink
Crafty Ribbons 60 Anything Goes With Ribbon
Totally Gorjuss 200 Anything Goes
Make It Monday 157

Just a reminder that I am selling a load of crafty items on ebay.  Here's the link if you are interested:

My ebay

Thanks for stopping by today.

Claire x

8 September 2013

Crafty Stash For Sale on Ebay

Afternoon everyone, hope you have all had a lovely weekend.

I have been having a clear out of crafty stash as I have decided I have way too much stuff just sitting there unused and I will never use it, so I am and will be continuing to put it all onto ebay.

Here's the link if you are interested:


Thanks for looking.

Claire x

6 September 2013

Happy Birthday Son!

Afternoon everyone - it's Friday, but not a very nice day here in the Midlands - the rain has arrived and it's gone a bit nippy too.

So today is my Son Matt's 19th Birthday - am I feeling old? Yes LOL!

Here is the card I made for him:


Card Ingredients:

LOTV Stamp
Promarkers
LOTV Nitwit Papers
Dienamics Letter Dies
Marianne Creatables Greeting Dies
Card Stock from Stash

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Here Come The Boys 59 Lazy Summer Days
My Mum's Craft Shop 9 Boys Only

Thanks for popping in today - always lovely to have you here.  Hope you have a great weekend.

Claire x

1 September 2013

Christmas Fairies @ Christmas Cards All Year Round

Good afternoon! This is my second post for today.

 It's the first of the month which means a brand new challenge at Christmas Cards All Year Round.

The theme for September is:

"CHRISTMAS FAIRIES"

Create a Christmas card using a fairy image - any fairy will do - just Christmas it up! 

Here's my card:


Card Ingredients:

Flonz Fairy With Magic Wand Stamp
Promarkers
Wilr Rose Studie Milton & Co Christmas Papers
Cardstock, Pearls & Charm Bell from Stash
Crafty Ribbons Organza Ribbon
Frosted Ice & Crystal Ice Stickles
Spellbinders Rectangle Scalloped & Rectangle Nesties
Peel Off Greeting

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Crafty Hazelnuts 140 Let's Get Inky
Crimbo Crackers 49 Jingle Bells
Delightful Make The Cut (Die Cuts/Punches)
Cute Card Thursday 284 Things With Wings
Crafty Sentiments Make It Girly
Polkadoodles 35 Fairy Wings
Winter Wonderland How Charming
Bunny Zoes Crafts August Bingo (Ribbon/Sparkle/Charms)

Thanks for popping in again, it's always lovely to have you here.

Claire x

In the Kitchen @ A Heck of A Challenge

Good morning, can you believe it's September and nearly time for me to return back to work - I am counting down those days! The Summer holidays have gone so quickly, much of it taken up with Mark's illness, but at least he is starting to recover well.

So it's time for a new monthly challenge at a Heck of a Challenge and the theme for the month of September is:

"IN THE KITCHEN"

Here's my card:


Card Ingredients:

Kanban Patchwork Pals Image & Greeting
Wild Rose Studio For Men Papers
Corner Punch
Ribbon, Card & Pearls from Stash

As always we are sponsored by Every Crafts A Pound


One lucky winner will receive a £10.00 voucher to spend in the on-line store.

So what are you waiting for? Hop on over to the main challenge blog to take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.  We do hope you will find the time to join in with our challenge this month, it would be lovely if you could play along and don't forget you can create anything you fancy, as long as it fits in with the theme and the challenge rules.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Make It Monday 155
Dutch Dare 232 Birthday Wishes

Thanks for popping in today have a great day.

Claire x

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