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Wednesday, 14 February 2018

If Snowflakes Were Kisses


Back in December I won a challenge with this card, and, 

finally the day has arrived to reveal my exciting news at which I hinted last week...
As a result of my win, I have been invited to join the design team at 

When the lovely Sybrina invited me to join the DT, I was not sure if I was ready to
begin 'DTing' again, but Words 2 Craft By is such an organised challenge,
I was thrilled to say "yes thank you".

(While I have previously been on several Design Teams, I had to resign because of
John's serious health problems resulting in the sale of our farm and moving 
into a retirement village.)


Words 2 Craft By is a monthly challenge, beginning on the second Wednesday of the
month, finishing on the first Wednesday of the following month. There is a slight
variation to usual challenge blog themes in that they consist of a quote. These
quotes, sometimes quite well known and often by famous people, can be 
interpreted in any way you wish.

The theme for this month is 
"If snowflakes were kisses, I'd send you a blizzard" 
so my first DT card was a joy to create. I immediately knew what image I 
would use...a cute one from Lili Of The Valley.

I used the challenge theme as the sentiment on my card.


A closer look at the lovely image, which I coloured with Promarkers. I
haven't hand-coloured any stamped images for ages, but I enjoyed
colouring this one so much, I will be doing more in the future.


Inside my card is very simple, with plenty of room to write
a personal message.

Challenges I would like to enter
52 Christmas Card Throwdown - 'Shades of Blue'  HONOURABLE MENTION
A Passion For Promarkers #431 - 'Add An Embellishment'
A Snowflakes Promise #48 - 'Anything Goes'
Happy Little Stampers Christmas - 'Anything Goes' (with optional hearts)
Kreativeinkauf #59 - 'Winter'
The Holly and the Ivy #23 - 'Anything Christmas Goes' TOP 5

Image - Lili Of The Valley Festive Post
Colouring - Promarkers
Paper - Lili Of The Valley (discontinued)
Dies - Joy Crafts 6002; Impression Obssession Mini Snowflakes; Crafts 4 U Stitched Circles; Spellbinder Butterflies Circles
Punches - Martha Stewart PATP Aspen Snowflakes 
Sentiment - Computer generated (I cannot remember the font I used)
Glitter - Stickles Stardust; Tim Holtz Rock Candy
Pearls and peel-off stickers are from my junk stash

If you would like to enter a slightly different challenge, with a chance to win a lovely prize, pop over to Words 2 Craft By and let us see your creation (it does not have to be a card).  You may want to also visit my teamies' blogs.

Until next time, "happy crafting" and
Hugs from
Jennifer. xx






12 comments:

  1. Wow two stunning cards, congrats lovely news

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  2. I'm feeling quite frosty now. I love all the detail and the sentiment suits it perfectly. The inside is very, very pretty. Thanks for joining in at 52CCT

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  3. A beautiful card. Thanks for joining Passion for Promarkers. Elaine

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  4. Wow, your coloring on this sweet image is simply amazing! And welcome to the design team! I'm new here too.

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  5. Congrats on winning and your new DT -both gorgeous cards
    Carol x

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  6. Eine sehr schöne Karte. Danke daß du bei der KE-C mitmachst.
    LG Dreja

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  7. wow, very nice. Thanks for joining us at A Snowflakes Promise Challenge Blog.
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  8. Congrats on your new DT position, and what a lovely card for the perfect quote!

    Hugz Tinz

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  9. Hi, Jennifer! Well, you sure have started off your DT work by creating a real beauty! WOW... This is so pretty. And, I'm thrilled that you accepted our invitation and can't wait to see your future works of heart. :)

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  10. Absolutely beautiful card! Congratulations on your DT post as well. Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge.

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  11. wow these are beautiful love the detail and thanks for sharing with us at passion for promarkers in our Embellishment theme challenge good luck and hope to see you in our new challenge starting Tuesdays.

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  12. Beautiful cards .... great detail. Thank you for playing along with the HLS Christmas challenge xx

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