Friday, 16 November 2012


I found the most wonderful digi stamp at Doodle Pantry - it would be great for lots of different occasions throughout the year, but as the need for Christmas cards is at its greatest right now, that's what I went with.  I coloured the image with Promarkers and made the little birds into robins. Following on from the "include *everything*" mentality that the giraffe card caused, this is also an over-the-top card too :)

(I love how this picture looks like the finished card will be somehow elegant and tasteful...fooled you!)

Paper flowers, glitter, feathers, gems, stitching, beads, quilling, lace, ribbons, pearlescent printed card stock....

There is a complete childish glee in making this card.  The little voice at my shoulder whispering, then screaming "LESS IS MORE!!" and the responsive blowing of a big fat raspberry as something else gets glued or stitched on!  

Entering into the following challenges:

Use a Doodle Pantry Image DPDC29 - Doodle Pantry Blog
Untraditional Christmas Colours - Crafts and Me Challenge Blog
Shaped Cards - Sweet 'n Sassy 
Anything Goes - Divas By Design
Lets Have Sparkle - Crafty Catz
Christmas Anything Goes - Crafty Bloggers Network
Stitching Real or Faux - Anything Goes Challenge Blog


  1. Beautiful creation, love the rolled roses, the feathers and lace, everything so wonderfully feminine! Love your choice of the Doodle pantry bird house image. Thanks for joining us at the DPDC#29!

    1. It's such a lovely image - I'm glad I found your website!

  2. Wow! This sooo pretty!!! So glad you didn't listen to the "less is more" voice. :) I love all the details...from the rolled roses to the feather & lace and....well, everything! Thanks so much for playing along in this week's Sweet 'n Sassy Digi Challenge.

  3. Wow, what a gorgeous creation! I love all of the rolled roses. Thanks for joining this week's Sweet 'n Sassy Digi Challenge!

  4. A fabulous creation, gorgeous rolled flowers...thanks for joining us at Divas!
    Helen x

  5. Pretty card, love the image thanks for joining us over at the CBN Challenge this month
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT
    My Blog: A Crafty Blether

  6. Wowza, this is stunning!! So elegant and beautiful. Love your flowers. Thanks for joining us at the Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge.


  7. wow this is superb stunning love the decoration and many thanks for joining us at CRAFTY CATZ this week a worthy entry hug ssassyxxxx

  8. Beautiful creation love the rolled roses and the feathers, great job and the image is perfect. Thanks for joining us at DPDC#29.

  9. Beautiful creation,i adore those beautifl roses, thanks for sharing wit us at CC x carol

  10. How feminine and pretty! Your rolled roses are just beautiful. Love the feathers and touch of lace. Thanks for playing along at the Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge!

  11. Beautiful card! I love the rolled roses! And how you told that little voice off!! :)
    Thanks for joining us at DPDC29!

  12. Wow, this is incredible! So beautiful! Thanks for joining DPDC29!

  13. Your sweet birdhouse looks fabulous on this pretty, soft Christmas card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps digi team's "Untraditional Christmas Colors" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

  14. Gorgeous easel. Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Bloggers Network.
    Geraldine M
    CBN DT