My Lovely Friends

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Merry Christmas at Live & Love Crafts

Hello all you lovely people around the world. Well it's not long now til the jolly fella in red comes, shaking his belly like a bowlful of jelly ;0) Are you excited? What's more, are you organised & ready? I am soooooooo not ready or organised this year, though I'm still excited lol.

Okie dokie lets quit my babble & get on with my post, which as you all know Sandy has given us free reign......... & I'm afraid I have another christmas card.
Post is pic heavy so I will try keep chatter to a minimum....
I have made a shaker card, I havn't made one of these since my 1st year this is my 2nd shaker in 4 years. I lurve shaker cards & really should do them more often.

All the snowflakes have been fran-taged with Shabby White. I've also added the gorgeous frosted berries to the centre & of course some bells.

There is a doily under there somewhere, also Magnolia Fence just under the deer, the deer I also added gesso to & a rusty bell.

All of the flowers are of course from LLC. The tulle is the beautiful Glitter Tulle which really is so so pretty IRL.

Of course inside is decorated as well to compliment the front, all papers have been machine stitched & white gesso painted around the edges.

I've used my latest new Magnolia stamp & coloured her with re-inkers & distress ink markers. I added Stardust Stickles to her fur. The shaky bits are Diamond Dust & a wee bit of micro glass beads. I also added flat back string pearls around the edge. I also added diamond dust to the red flowers as well.
For the shape I used a XXL Go Kreate die. The tags at the top are Magnolia doo-hickey tags. The leaves are Magnolia Sprawling Fern dies.
This is for a member of my family, cant say who incase they are peeking ;0) I really hope they like it!

Well that's it from me, but if you are after any yummy vintage or shabby chic craftiness then pop on over to Live & Love Crafts, you really wont regret it.........

For the Noor design dies I've used then pop on over to Tracy's shop here.
Dies used are..........

Take care & enjoy your weekend, thanks so much for stopping by.
Lotsa hugs Vicky xxxxxxx

Challenges I'm entering.............
Noor Design UK Challenge - Merry Christmas
Totally Tilda - Snowflakes or Snowballs



Gorgeous and beautiful card Vicky fabulous colour's and beautiful embellishments
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Sharon said...

This is fabulous Vicky. I love this image and so much gorgeousness with the embellishments. Stunning card.
Have a lovely weekend.
Hugs Sharon. x

Janette said...

Hiya Vicky, WOW, this is an explosion of gorgeousness, just beautiful, so much work gone into it and it shows...xx

Kelly said...

I am so happy you are back creating your gorgeous cards. I can hear your happiness in your posts. I love this one, stunning card.

Brigitte said...

Oh... WOW!!!!!! Your card is AWESOME!!!!!! I love shaker cards and yours is just STUNNIG!!!! Every details is fantastic! Thanks for joining us this time at Totally Tilda and Friends and we hope to see you again next challenge. Hugs, Brigitte

Sandra H said...

Gosh Vicky one member of your family is going to be well pleased to receive this card it's absolutely stunning as always xx

Lynsey said...

Stunning creation Vicky! I'm no where near ready for Xmas!
Hugs Lynsey x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Vicky, I like the adorable image all the beautiful embellishments and the design
Kevin xx

Beth Brovold said...

Take care,

Unknown said...

Wow! What a fabulously fantastic card!! Someone in your family is going to be over the moon with this shaker card. Love it! Debra x

Norma said...

Wow, fabulous card, Vicky. Love the shape and shabby chic look. Beautiful design. Love the hidden tags. Gorgeous diecuts and embellishments. Terrific added texture from the frantage. Love this card.
Thanks for coming over to play with us at the Magnolia-licious Challenge.

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute and pretty sweetie. I am sure your family member will adore it as they do all your lovely creations.
I am a happy bunny as a blogging pal has told me how to stop the gremlins putting the Word Verification on my blog.

Suzi Mac said...

How fabulous to have you back in the crafting world my dear Vicky, you ain't lost your beautiful creativity that's for sure. I love this to the moon and back. Thank you for coming over to play at Totally Tilda & Friends. Good luck!
Hugs Suzi x

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

Such a fab shaker card! Gorgeous colours and embellishments, as always :)

Fabiola said...

super belle!!! biz

Susie Sugar said...

Out of this world Vicky so pretty and so much fantastic detail
Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda & Friends for our snowflakes or snowballs challenge Sweetie.
Merry Christmas from me Susie Sugar and the design team xx

Christine said...

Stunning cute Tilda creation Vicky love all the fab details

Thanks for sharing at Totally Tilda & friends chall this time.

smiles Christine x

Katie said...

So gorgeous and so much to see! I love all the layers, the trim on the bottom, just all of it! Thanks for playing in our Anything Goes challenge at Magnolia-Licious and Good Luck!

Unknown said...

Shaker cards, especially for Christmas are so fun to make, but this year, I unfortunately didn't get around to one. I made my last X-mas card on Christmas Eve, LOL. Very cute; you said you used which papers again? ;-)

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

Crafteezee said...

Wowee, super gorgeous as always. Thanks for joining us at Noor!DesignUK.



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