Friday, 9 December 2011

Phindy's Place Challenge #85 - clean and simple

Welcome to this week's challenge, a great one for those of us who are struggling to get last minute cards made for Christmas!  I have made an almost one-layer card;  I embossed the card with a Nestie and then die cut my image and placed it inside the embossed lines.  The image is called Winter Bird and it is really quick to colour, so effective too.  There's some Glamour Dust on the snow and some Glossy Accents on the robin.  I added a sentiment from Butterfly Kisses in red and some red twine to accent the red in the image.
My card is also for the following challenges:
Shopping our Stash - lights, whites or Meljen - I chose white
Simon Says - Christmas photomontage inspiration
Stamp, scrap & doodle - holiday card

Kraftin' Kimmie - embossing
Designed2Delight - snow
Crafty Calender - cold and frosty
Dream Valley - sparkle
Truly Madly Crafty - Christmas images & colours
Hooked on Craft - winter wonderland
Crafty Bloggers Network - shades of winter
Craft your Passion - anything goes + glitter
Top Tip Tuesday - let it snow
Celebrate the Occasion - Christmas no green
My Mum's Craft Shop - traditional Christmas
Crafts & Me - winter snow
Creative Belli - winter & Christmas
Pixie Dust Studio - glitter and bling
Papercrafting Journey - Christmas
Crafty Purple Frog - it's cold outside
Aud Sentiments - winter holiday sentiments


  1. This is so simple and I love it. I do like the robin coloured to stand out from the subtle background. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  2. Gorgeous card Anne :-) I love the image and the simple design ,, stunning !! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  3. Your accents of red are perfect! They add so much festiveness to the card but draw you eye right back to the adorable image. :) Wonderful Christmas card.

    Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
    And remember, if you have a TIP you’d like to share with us crafters, just write it up in your post and then add TIP by your entry name and you’re eligible for the TOP TIPPER PRIZE as well.
    Lisa xx

  4. Beautiful card,love the CAS style,with just splashes of red....Thanks for joining in with us at Hooked on Craft...
    Mandy x

  5. Really gorgeous Anne - I love the hint of blue and of course that cute robin! Vx

  6. Wonderful Holiday card! I love the image. Thanks for joining our challenge at SSDS this week.
    Scrapcat Cards by Linda

  7. Simply beautiful Anne, I love it!

  8. love how you did this! and your image is so peaceful and beautiful (-:

  9. This is breathtaking Anne. Love the way your image is behind the embossed area, great way to do it. Such a beautiful wintery scene. You've nailed the CAS style so well here.

  10. Lovely card, thanks for sharing with us at MMCS challenge, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

  11. Beautiful card and love your image! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.


  12. Love the framing for your scene. The touches of red are lovely combined with your sentiment. x

  13. So pretty with all the sparkle & I love the frame cut-out! Thanks for joining us this week over at SOS :)

  14. simply stunning ~love the touch of glitter!!
    vanessa xx

  15. Hi Anne I am so loving this beautiful card that image, sparkle and the simple design is superb.
    Lorraine x

  16. Love the wintery scene Anne perfect image for the touch of glitter too:)
    Jenny x

  17. I really like the way you get the glitter on the birdfeeder it is fabulous. Thank you for playing along with shopping our stash this week.

  18. what a wonderfully elegant white-on-white holiday card! i especially love that fabulous "candycane" baker's twine!

  19. Very pretty card!
    Thanks for joining us at CTO!

  20. Beautiful card Anne, the image is lovely and the sparkle looks fab.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our photo inspiration challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

  21. Lovely and elegant! Beautiful card :)

  22. Really pretty, I just love the glisten of the snow! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO :)

  23. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me this week. luv gina xx

  24. Gorgeous card I love the image.

    Thank you for joining us girlz over at Crafts & Me Challenges, good luck hun.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  25. a beautiful holiday creation! thanks for joining in our challenge at AUD Sentiments :) Gemma

  26. What a beautiful card!!! Thanks for joining us at PCJ! Hugsxx

  27. This is so gorgeous, Anne. Love all the sparkle. Hugs...Mona


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