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Friday, 6 March 2015

Animal Antics

Good evening everyone, and welcome to my newest followers. Thank you
for visiting, and I hope you find something of interest while here.

It's Friday once again, and therefore it is time for another challenge at
Winter Wonderland, and the theme this week is 'ANIMAL ANTICS'.
During January and February your creations could be for any occasion,
but for the remainder of the year, you MUST create 
something for Christmas.

Our generous sponsor this week is 

I love creating Christmas cards, and I had great fun with this one.

This oh, so cute image is by our sponsor, and is coloured
with Promarkers. I have been trying to get my hands on Frantage
for a long time, but here in Australia, it is VERY difficult to find.
However, I remembered a store a few hours drive from here, and found 
that they actually stock thank you Tracey, at Pages 2 Scrap.

Another product I purchased from Tracey was a huge jar of Tim Holtz's
Clear Rock Candy glitter. I used heaps of it on my 'snow', but sadly I
could not capture the amazing effect it creates, in my photographs. I
 created that pine branch (on the right) by using a Cheery Lynn Fringe
die, after seeing a tutorial by the incredibly talented Pamellia.

Inside my card is decorated to co-ordinate with the front.

Image - Wild Rose Studio Bluebell and Presents
Colouring - Promarkers
Paper - Wild Rose Studio Annabelle's Christmas
Dies - Spellbinders Labels Eight, Decorative Labels Eight; Impression Obsession Pine Branch; Cherry Lynn Cutie Fringe 2; Couture Creations Mistletoe
Punches - EK Success Scalloped Corner Rounder; Martha Stewart Branch, PATP Aspen Snowflake (negative)
Embossing - (Brand Unknown) Snowflakes 
Sentiment - Craftwork Cards
Frantage - Stampendous Shabby White
Glitter - Tim Holtz Clear Rock Candy
Mini 'pine cones' are from my garden
Lace and gold cord are from my junk stash

52 (Christmas) Card Throwdown - 'Markers' (HONOURABLE MENTION)
Christmas Cards #13 - 'Winter Hues' (photo inspiration) (WINNER)
Christmas Cards All Year Round - 'Cute Critters' (TOP 3)
Completely Christmas #52 - 'Anything Goes with Twist - add some texture (WINNER)
Crafty Catz #269 - 'Song Title To Match Your Image' (That's What Friends Are For) (TOP 3)
Deep Ocean #98 - 'Our Furry Friends'
Fussy and Fancy #133 - 'Tic Tac Toe (lace/ribbon/sentiment) (ribbon on deer & gifts/gold cord?)
Holly Jolly Christmas - 'Dies and Punches' (TOP 3)
Jingle Belles - 'A Very Vibrant Christmas' (photo inspiration) (I used reindeer)
Sparkle 'n' Sprinkle - 'Anything Goes with loose glitter, EP,, and/or flocking

For a chance to win a lovely prize, pop over to Winter Wonderland to see the wonderful inspiration by my very talented teamies, then enter our 'Animal Antics' challenge.

Until next time, "happy crafting",
Jennifer. x


  1. This is something special Jennifer! I love, love, love the snow coloured foliage. It's so beautifully arranged and looks stunning. I am so going to have a go at that! Beautiful image and you've coloured it so softly and beautifully - dreamy! Stunning card! Hugs, Jayne xx

  2. I love everything about this card - thanks for sharing your lovely creation at the 52 CCT

  3. This is gorgeous Jennifer, such a sweet image and beautifully embellished - a wonderful Christmas card.

  4. What a sweet little reindeer ... love your greenery too ... so glad you joined us at jingle belles.

  5. WOW, your Christmas card looks amazing. Love the image and the pine branch on the side is a fantastic embellishment, Love it. So glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

  6. This is a wonderful card Jennifer. Bluebell is such a sweetheart and I'm pleased you've joined us at CCAYR too xx

  7. Thanks for playing with us at Christmas Card Challenges this week!
    Monica - CCC DT

  8. I love this card; super cute image, gorgeous traditional colours and your greenery is just stunning - so clever and beautiful!

    Big hugs, Kat xx

  9. A gorgeous card Jennifer. Love the cute image and pretty design.
    Have a lovely weekend
    Lorraine x

  10. Wow - this is gorgeous. The little reindeer is so sweet and beautifully coloured. Love all the details too. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

  11. That stamp is just adorable! Thanks for playing along at Christmas Card Challenges!

  12. I love making Christmas cards also. Love the adorable image and your fabulous embellishment. Thanks so much for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.

  13. LOVE that adorable reindeer, perfectly at home on your festive holiday card! thanks for sharing with us at JINGLE BELLES! :)

  14. Just beautiful! That image is adorable! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week.

  15. What a beautiful card. Thank you for sharing at Fussy & Fancy and good luck with the Challenge. Judy DT

  16. Lovely card, with an adorable image! Your coloring is wonderful! :)

  17. Well, isn't this a wonderful Christmas treat for the eyes!! Just fabulous Jennifer! Thank you so much for the shout out, you have really perfected my pine branch and used it to make a gorgeous holiday creation!! LOVE your image, what a festive make! Take care, hugs :)

  18. Your Christmas card is fabulous inside and out. Love this cute image and your pine branches are fabulous. Thank you for sharing your gorgeous card with us at Sparkle N Sprinkle.
    Eret x


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