Jan 21, 2012

Phindy's Shaped Card Challenge

Recently one of my cards got chosen as card of the Week at Phindy's Place and lucky me received a $5 gift certificate to use in Phindy's store. I chose the cute snowman stamp that I used below and another gorgeous spring stamp, which I am sure I will be using soon too.

I know, Christmas is over, and won't come again for a long time, but every year I seem to be running into the same problem, not having enough cards to mail out and stressing. So I am challenging myself to create (at least) one Christmas card a month, so I won't have that problem again this year.


This image is called "Back to Nature". I colored it using derwent coloursoft pencils.
The papers I used are from my stash, I don't remember what company they are from.

As this week's Challenge at Phindy's Place is "Shaped Cards", I decided to make a center step card. I have only made this shape once before. Instructions can be found here.

I would love to combine the following challenges today:

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And that is all for today, I hope you liked my card. Thanks so much for stopping by. I will be back again on Monday with a Card for Day 5 of Whimsy Stamps New Release Showcase.

Enjoy your weekend!

20 comments:

  1. Well done for getting organised . I think you chose a good stamp there. the colours you have chose are great
    x catherine

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  2. This is gorgeous, love the stripy paper at the bottom. Thanks for joining us at Phindys Place this week...

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  3. Beautiful card, i made christmascards all year through.

    Hugs Thea

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  4. Verry beautiful your center step card :) Hugs Anneke

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  5. Such a cute and creative Xmas card! You should join the Xmas Card Challenge on SCS. I do every year. It really keeps me on track and all my Xmas Cards are done for the year by November.

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  6. This is perfect for our challenge at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
    Hugs
    Pattie ♥

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  7. Love yoru coloring and design on this! Thank you for joining us in the DRS Designs Challenge!

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  8. Your center step card is perfect for that adorable snowman image!! Thanks for playing in this week's challenge at DRS Designs!!

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  9. Adorable. Love the image, the papers and the center step card. Such a beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place this week.

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  10. Ellie - Thanks for playing in our 'Fancy Folds' Challenge #35, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
    ♥ Sandi
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  11. What a great idea and a beautiful Christmas card! Thanks so much for joining us at Phindy's Place!

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  12. Super card with a fun shape and a beautifully coloured image. I am with you on the Christmas card goal and already have one made. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  13. Aww. What a lovely center step card!
    Great image! Your coloring is so soft and pretty! Very nice!
    Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy for our, "Let It Snow" challenge!
    Warmest Hugs, Sheryl

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  14. Tis is so whimsical and sweet. Your coloring is great and I love the dps you've paired together. Thanks for playing with us at DRS.

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  15. This is abeautiful Snowman card! Good luck with your Christmas card challenge and thanks for entering this in DRS Designs Blog Challenge!

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  16. So lovely and beautifully colored! Thank you for joining us this week at Phindy's Place.

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  17. Great! I love your colouring, so soft and full of life. Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy. Best wishes from Lisbeth K

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  18. THIS IS ANOTHER FABULOUS CARD - EVERYTHING ABOUT IT IS GORGEOUS.
    THANKS FOR JOINING US AT PHINDYS PLACE THIS WEEK.
    BEST WISHES, SHARON

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  19. such a lovely card
    thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles
    Allisonx

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  20. Congrats on winning Ellie, yayyyy! The image you chose is just too adorable and, as always, your coloring is perfect. I love everything about your card. Who ever recieves it next year is one lucky person.

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