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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

IT'S COMING...

Yep, Christmas is definitely coming.  There's no denying it, no matter how hard some of us try.  I've already done quite a bit of Christmas pressie shopping, which is a miracle for me as I'm usually last minute.  Still, I had to get some stuff over to Cyprus this time, so thought it best to get it done.

This week's challenge #140 over at I ♥ PROMARKERS is Christmas is coming, so a no brainer on what kind of cards or projects we want this week.  Our fabulous NEW sponsor is MARIANNE DESIGNS and there's a terrific prize on offer for our winner.


For my card this week I used an image by the wonderful Kenny K and of course, it's old Scrooge himself.  The lantern and sentiment frame are Marianne dies, computer generated sentiment and my papers are from the Fancy Pants 'Country Boutique' pad.  I will say that in real life the panels and background paper seem to blend better than they look in the photo.  I love these papers though, it's a lovely pad and there are some great male suitable papers in there too.

Entering into:
OOH LA LA #116 - Christmas Sentiment.  TOP 3
ONE STITCH AT A TIME #136 - Use a digi.
FASHIONISTA #8 (wk. 2) - Anything goes.
THROUGH THE CRAFT ROOM DOOR #41 - Anything goes.
FUSSY AND FANCY #74 - Anything goes.
MAKE IT MONDAY #112 - Anything goes.

20 comments:

Sue - bearhouse said...

Brilliant card, that's a great image and your colouring is fabulous.

Sue

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Wonderful image and Christmas card just love that sentiment!! Ginny X

Pia S said...

What a cool image! I'm always on the look out for great male images as I really enjoy making cards for the men, young and old, in my life:) I think your neutral colors and papers makes a beautiful background for the image. I came over from MIM to visit.

Chrissy said...

Fantastic card Lorraine..I love this image and your wonderful colouring..love it.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Josephine said...

What a fun card - great use of that gorgeous lamp post too!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

CheerDown said...

Absolutely love it - wonderful humorous card Thank you for sharing with us at Ooh La La Creations Alli x

Penny said...

What a deliciously fun Christmas card! Love your image and sentiment, love the die cuts, the colors, paper, and design! Thank you for sharing this with us at TTCRD. Hope to see you again next week! :^)
Hugs, Penny

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Lorraine that image is fantastic I just had to giggle when I saw him, lol, you have coloured him to perfection, great colours and design.
hugs
lorraine x

Donna Ellis said...

hahaha! Warts and All! I haven't seen a scrooge image yet - thanks for showing it! It's a darling card. I especially like that you have used blues in the card, giving that "cold" feeling. I love Phil Collins and was going to listen to your play list, but the first 2 songs no longer work :-( just thought you'd like to know

Susan Martin said...

Oh wow!! What a fantastic image LOL I LOVE him!!! What a perfect scrooge LOL Fantastic coloring! Thanks for playing along with us at One Stitch At A Time! Good luck! Hope to see you again next week!

- Susan, DT @ OSAAT

ps.. glad I found you!! New follower

coops said...

so stunning lorraine.really great image and i love your colours and design :D

xx coops xx

Jennifer said...

Great card, Lorraine...I love it. He definitely looks like an old scrooge! Your colouring is fab, and of course the sentiment fits him perfectly!

Thanks for your kind comments, and especially your good luck wishes with my Drs. appointment (update on my blog).

Hugs,
Jennifer. x

Shirley-anne said...

Fab colouring on super image and I love those Diecuts .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Sazzle said...

Great image beautifully coloured and love all of your embellies too :-)

Thanks for joining us over at Fussy and Fancy for our "anything goes" challenge - good luck!

xx Sazzle xx

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

lol made me giggle! Fantastic card. Super image and design. Love the sentiment too. Brilliant! Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

Eva Gro said...

What a fun card! - Love your coloring!

Thank you for entering our challenge over at OSAAT
Good luck in the draw! – Hope to see you again next week!

Hugs
Eva`s Scraproom
DT Member at OSAAT Challenge blog

Darlene Lyons said...

How funny! You have coloured him perfectly! Love all those great dies!! Thanks for sharing it with us at TTCRD!

Lynn said...

How whimsical!! Wonderful and funny! Love your card xx
Thankyou for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Challenges
Huggs
Lynn xxx

Pat K said...

Fabulous card using this great image. Gorgeous design and detail.

Thanks so much for joining us at Fashionista this time. hugs,

Judy said...

Hey Lorraine,
Adorable card. He's such a cutie to be such a hubbug. Love the bloes.

:)
Judy

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