Saturday, 3 November 2012

A Pretty Pastel Christmas Card

Good morning bloggers!
I know, I don't usually post on a Saturday but 
I won a challenge over at Two Sisters Challenge Blog
 & was invited to GD with them!
I love playing in their challenges so,of course I jumped at the chance 
although I probably shouldn't have as we are still in the midst of 
DIY & redecoration! lol However, there is light at the end of the tunnel & 
all the floorboards in the lounge are actually on the floor now! 
Next up is the hallway! 

The theme for  the Two Sisters Challenge #116 
is Pastel Christmas
Here's my card!

It's a little A6 card. I'm trying to keep my Christmas cards as flat 
as I can this year so I can  mail them with a normal stamp.
The pink ribbon is from my stash & the papers are remnants of 
two digital downloads by Elaine Hayhoe over at
Card Making Downloads here & here.
They have been printed off since at least last year
in my Christmas Stash!

The image is the lovely Finch On Pine by IKEsART  
I coloured it up using my Promarkers & Flexmarkers
in pastel type shades.

I decorated the inside of the card with scraps
of the DP's. I also added some Papermania Mosaic Gems
just to finish the card off!

The sponsor for this challenge is 

Check out the Two Sisters Challenge Blog for more details
about the challenge & to see the other awesome DT samples!
I can't wait to see what you all create!
Thanks for dropping by!
The Challenges I'd like to enter this card in are as follows:
Crafty Ribbons Christmas
Forever Friends Anything Goes
My Heart Pieces Digital Stamps Challenge Use Ribbon
Papercrafting Journey Ribbon Or Twine
Diva's By Design Festive
Perfect Sentiment Think Pink For Christmas
Creative Craft Challenge Special Occasion NOT Birthday
Jacksons Digital Expressions Inks & Such Anything Goes
LEJ Designs Anything Goes
Stamp & Create Winter Wonderland
Addicted To Stamps Things With Wings
Eclectic Ellapu Recipe 1 Digi/ 2 papers/ 3 embellishments of the same kind
One Stitch At A Time Make 1 for Christmas


  1. Adorable the yummy color you choose for it..i wish to design it along with Gift Card envelopes.

  2. lovely card Dawn - really beautiful colours! Hugs rachel xx

  3. Gorgeous Dawn !! It's really lovely in the pastel colours !!

    hugs Diane xx

  4. This is gorgeous Dawn, I love the image and the pretty colours


  5. Beautiful card Dawn and such lovely colours xx

  6. So pretty - the pastel colours make a lovely change from the more traditional ones. x

  7. This is so pretty!!

    Thank you for entering our Ribbon or Twine challenge over at
    The Paper Crafting Journey !

    I have some BLOG CANDY
    on my blog if you are interested! The Prize is going to be either 1 x $100 or 2 x $50 Whimsy Gift Certificates.


  8. This pastel color combination is far from a traditional one for Christmas cards, but you certainly succeeded in giving it the right Christmas feel anyway! I think you've done a great job with the coloring of this image, and the colors of your papers match those of your image perfectly!

  9. Pretty card Dawn, love the image and wonderful colors!

  10. I love seeing a post from you on a Saturday, especially as this one is stunning, Dawn! Gorgeous pastels and I love the image.

  11. Fab card and love the papers and the colours you used. Thanks for joining us at Osaat . hugs trisha x

  12. What a beautiful card Dawn, I love it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.

  13. Incredibly pretty card Dawn, love these colours together and your beautiful design :) Donna ♥ x

  14. Hi dawn us thethreecrafters just popped in to say what a stunning card apsolutely beautiful well done you :) big crafty hugs from thethreecrafters x

  15. Such a pretty card and so different from the usual colours, a perfectly coloured too. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Jennie DT.

  16. Great card, and the ribbon finishes it off beautifully, Thanks for joining in with our make 1 for xmas challenge over at OSAAT
    Good luck
    Julie x
    My blog
    Pennys Challenges DT member
    Fashionista DT member
    Forever Friends DT member
    OSAAT DT member

  17. Just love the wonderful colors you have used for this.

    Thanks for joining us as Jackson’s Digital Expressions this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

  18. Lovely Christmas card, Dawn. Like the pastel colors and sweet image. Thanks for playing along with us at PCJ and good luck. Hugs, Gale

  19. Lovely card and image, thanks for joining us at Forever Friends. xxx

  20. This is a lovely card Dawn. The image is gorgeous and coloured so beautifully. Love the layout also. Thank you for sharing this with us at Diva's by Design.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  21. Oh this is such a lovely card! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Craft Challenges. NancyD

  22. love the card and image thanks for joining us at Lej designs
    carol DT x

  23. Good morning Dawn, what a beautiful card, Thank you for joining us over at Addicted to Stamps challenge this week,
    Hugs Teresa xx

  24. Eine wunderschöne Karte,super geworden.

    Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Kreative Stempelfreunde.

    GLG Bruni

  25. I love your bird colored with pastel colors! So Creative! Thanks for sharing your art with us at The Perfect Sentiment Challenge.

  26. This is gorgeous, I love the bird coloured with pastel shades. Hope we see you next time. Thank you for joining My Heart Pieces challenge this fortnight. Marlene DT

  27. Very pretty card, great colors. Thank you for joining us at My Heart Pieces. Hugs Xx Rosie

  28. I love the image and pretty colors. Perfectly colors use here.
    Thank you for sharing art.
    Discount card printing

  29. A great card Dawn, beautiful image and colours!
    Thank you for joining us at Addicted to Stamps Things with wings challenge this week.
    Hugs Kjersti:)


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Dawn xx