My 2017 Christmas Card Tally

7 February 2014

Teddy Hugs at Christmas

Hello, well it's another wet day here in Coventry this morning, but on a positive note, thank goodness it's Friday and the weekend! What a week!!

Firstly a lovely "hello" to my new followers. Lovely to have you here and I hope you enjoy your visits here and like what you see.

Another Christmas card from me I'm afraid ..... well I did warn you I am trying to make an early start LOL! I love these pre-coloured images which you can jazz up with glitter, gems, etc - perfect for a quick card.

Card Ingredients:

LOTV Pre-Coloured Image
LOTV Nitwit Simple Joys Papers
Stardust Stickles
Tim Holtz Peeled Paint Distress Ink
Craftworks Card Sentiment
Sakura Ruby Sparkle Gel Pen
Gems, Ribbon and Cardstock from Stash

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Pile It On 5 Ribbon
Make It Monday 177
Fan-Tastic Tuesday 21 Anything Goes
Delightful Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland No Stamping Allowed

Thanks for stopping by today, hope you all have a lovely weekend.

Claire x


  1. I must get started on some Christmas cards, this is gorgeous, love that image x

  2. This is beautiful Claire. I told myself at Christmas that I would continue to make Christmas cards all year, but guess what I still haven't made one for 2014 yet!

  3. Such a gorgeous Christmas card Claire, what a cute image xx

  4. This is just gorgeous,fab image and

  5. Hi Claire
    Gorgeous card.... Love these LOTV images...
    Thanks for joining us at Fantastic tuesday....
    Hugs Sylvie
    Hope Mark is ok....,

  6. Hallo Claire..the Image is so lovely and I love really the color combo you put here and the layout is lovely too,...really sweet christmas card in the Februar...

    I see your creation on Make It Monday, my card is #86, if you would like to see it on my blog and if you would like to leave me some love I would be glad...hugs, Monika

  7. Hi Claire what a lovely card. The image is gorgeous love what you did with it. Fabulous shape too. Have a wonderful weekend, Susan xx

  8. This is so adorable Claire ! The image is so so sweet ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  9. This is so gorgeous Claire. Love that glittered up image and those gorgeous papers.

    Have a great weekend sweetie.


  10. oh hunny this is brilliant just love the imagemsuper design hugs cheryl xx

  11. love these pre-coloured for a quick card, it changes everything with a bit of glitter and glam lol

  12. Smashing card Claire.

    Love that image.

    Many thanks for the stamps,they arrived yesterday cant wait to make a card with them,

    Hope you have a great weekend.

    Tracey xx

  13. I love these LOTV precoloured images too - I always buy some at Christmas unfortunately last years are still untouched - so I'm with you on the Christmas card thing for this year! - this one is so pretty and I love the card shape. I had to laugh at your comment about my card looking like George Michael (rather than Brad Pitt) - the challenge wouldn't have sounded the same if it was bring out your Georges lol - have a great weekend hugs Judith x

  14. Hi Claire,
    I love your beautiful Christmas card, especially the sparkles!

  15. This is gorgeous Claire, I love that sweet image and all of the sparkle!
    Hugs, Tammy

  16. Absolutely gorgeous Claire, I'm very impressed with your early start!.
    Have a good W/E
    Carole xXx

  17. What a Gorgeous Design , Thank you for joining us over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge, we would love you to come back and join us again next week for another fab challenge...
    Suzy B~Owner~Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge

  18. This is beautiful Claire. Fab colours! X

  19. HI sweetie, this is gorgeous, big hugs love Pops x

  20. Nice to see another Christmas Card Claire...
    LOve this cute image..
    LOve your layout too.

  21. Adorable and so gorgeous Claire.
    Wendy xx

  22. This really is a beautiful card Claire and you have used my favourite card blank again!!! Enjoy your weekend, I'm not even sure I will venture outside once I get home from my mums later today!
    Hugs Laurie xx

  23. a great take on our no stamping allowed at the Winter Wonderland, thanks for joining us
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have new release candy if you are interested :)

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  25. This is a gorgeous card Claire, fabulous image and I love your papers - they look like they are embossed!
    Have a great weekend.

  26. Ooh this is gorgeous Claire… what a beautiful image and I love the sparkles that you've added! the embossing looks awesome and I love the pretty ribbons! ;-)
    Hope you are staying safe and warm hun
    have a lovely weekend!
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

  27. so stunning claire.i love the beautiful image and your colours are gorgeous ;D

    xx coops xx

  28. A gorgeous card Claire! I love the LOTV image and perfect colours too!
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend hun :)

  29. Sooo pretty, love your fab fancy edge too :)

  30. Fab design Claire, such a pretty card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  31. Such a lovely Christmas card x

  32. what a sweet card ,love the image and layout
    thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
    tracey x

  33. a beautiful Christmas card Claire, and I love the image. I have the stamp but have never thought to keep the teddy bear white - must try this colour version.
    hugs, annie x

  34. Hi Claire, beautiful Christmas card! I love the image and the pretty embossing!
    Thanks for joining in with the Winter Wonderland Challenge this week!
    Hugs Lynsey x

  35. This is gorgeous Claire. Love the image and the pretty holly embossing.
    Lorraine x

  36. Gorgeous! Love the shape and the LOTV image is so adorable (I love their Toppers - makes for a quicker card!). Congrats on winning top 3 at the Winter Wonderland Challenge - woo hoo!

    Jocelyn x
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