Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Last Christmas Card at Papertake Weekly & a Couple of Photos

Good afternoon. Sorry I'm a bit late with my DT post  today but I have been running around here there and everywhere searching for a specific Christmas Jumper that was on Jack's wish list and I'm so happy that I finally found it - hurrah!!!
I have also been for Physio on my shoulder which has been playing up a bit this week - but thankfully feeling a lot better now.

So this week over at 

our theme is 


Here's what I did:

Card Ingredients:
Design Papers: LOTV 'Simply Joys'
Spellbinders: Romantic Rectangles
Flowers: Roses from LOTV Shop and Carnation & Berries Wild Orchid Crafts
Foliage: Magnolia Doo Hickey 'Spruce Twig'
Grosgrain Ribbon from stash
Sentiment: Craftwork Cards
Star Dust Stickles

Our wonderful sponsor this week is 
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offering 1 lucky winner:

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the fabulous inspiration from my lovely DT buddies.

Challenges I would like to enter:

C is for Challenge - Traditional Christmas
Crafty Boots - Christmas 
Through the Purple Haze - Here Comes Christmas
Parade Your Crafts - Christmas Projects
Dream Valley - Christmas
Glitter n Sparkle - Traditional Christmas Colours
That Craft Place - Christmas
Sweet Stampin - Last Minute Christmas

Before I go I would just like to share a couple of my favourite photos from yesterday's visit to see Santa in his Winter Wonderland with my squidgilicious Grandson Oliver and snuggalicious Granddaughter Ruby Mae:

Thanks for popping by today.
Have a wonderful evening.


cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous Christmas card Debs, I love the rich reds and your beautiful embellishments.
Ruby Mae and Oliver are adorable, I hope you all had fun visiting Santa.

coops said...

so stunning debs.really gorgeous image and I love your classy design. :D
totally adorable pics of your grandchildren too :D

xx coops xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Debs :-) the tree is stunning ! I wish mine looked like that ! so pretty :-)

Gorgeous photo's too ,,, awww,, :-)

Hope you have a lovely Christmas with your family :-)
Lols x x x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Such cute photos. Gorgeous card, love the flower arrangement

Janice said...

Beautiful pics Debs and a super card. Glad physio has helped and oh yeah...the post! Forgot to thank you yesterday for my gorgeous card and surprise, you arte so lovely, thanks Debs and Happy Christmas, but I have a feeling we may chat before then! Jx

tilly's crafts said...

gorgeous card, love that tree image. but not as gorgeous as your beautiful grandchildren! aren't they beautiful!
Kim x

Claire said...

Gorgeous card - love the traditional image, colours and layout. Love the pictures of the Grandchildren too, just adorable. Have a lovely evening. Hugs, Claire x

Eve said...

What a gorgeous Christmas card Debs - lovely layout and fabulous colour.
Eve xx

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card but not as gorgeous as your lovely Grandchildren!! xx

Amanda said...

Hi, I love that Christmas tree and all the glitter, my favourite things are Hearts so I fell in love with that tree. Thankyou for sharing your card with us at That Craft Place. Good Luck and hope to see you again soon.
Hugs Amanda

Sue said...

First of all Debs - those photos are totally adorable and really cheered be up which was just what I needed so thank you!
Your card is gorgeous, such a beautiful image and wonderful detailing you always add to make your cards so special.
hugs Sue xx

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card Debs, love the tree image. Your grandchildren are adorable hun! Hugs, Lisa x

Wendy said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Debs, lovely image.
Adorable photos of your grandchildren.
Wendy xx

Tammy said...

Stunning card Debs, I love the rich colors and your gorgeous flowers! Super cute pictures of your grandchildren... it looks like it was such a fun day!
Hugs, Tammy

Carole said...

Absolutely gorgeous Debs as was the card I received this morning.

Your pictures are adorable, you must be very proud

Carole xXx

downrightcrafty said...

this is beautiful hun, did make me smile
Happy Christmas to you and wishing you a Prosperous New Year
Hugs Kate xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Debs firstly thank you for the card its gorgeous I was thrilled to receive it as I don't have any crafty friends and I love hand made cards and yours is a beauty!! Secondly your card is beautiful, love the colours! Thirdly your pictures of your grandchildren are gorgeous how beautiful. Mine are coming up this weekend I can't wait!! Susan xx

Pop's Cards said...

This is so gorgeous sweetie, love the colours too, hugs Pops x x x

Jane Savage said...

Beautiful card, Debs. Love the traditional reds.
Wow how lucky are you to have such gorgeous grandchilden! xx

Christine L said...

Gorgeous tree card Debs... love how you've put it together.... and what lovely photos of your grandchildren... Oliver looks very serious about his Santa visit.. both are adorable! Thanks for sharing..

Christine x

Dee's Craft Room said...

Fab card, I love the Christmas tree image and all of your embellishments are gorgeous.

Thank you for sharing your Christmas project with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


Whisper said...

Gorgeous card hun, am loving the rich colours and fabby layout.

Aaah your grandchildren seem to be enjoying their Winter Wonderland experience too.

Thanks for my gorgeous Christmas card too, luv Sam x

Wedgie said...

Fab last minute Christmas card Debs! Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Debs… it has a lovely traditional feel to it…. love the sparkle that you've added to the fab image! :-)
I'm glad you found the jumper for Jack !!
Oh your photos are SO sweet… what adorable pictures of both Oliver and Ruby Mae… it looks a magical place… bet they loved it !!
Hope your shoulder goes on ok hun… take care of yourself
Big hugs
Sue xx

debby4000 said...

Love your beautiful Christmas card and what adorable photos.

fiona henderson said...

Simply elegant and just beautiful

Have a wonderful Christmas

fiona DT

Judy Corner said...

Very many thanks for sharing your lovely creation at Sweet Stampin' and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT

Vic said...

wow! what a stunning card! looooove that tree... may have to look into purchasing that - you said it is lotv image... is it a stamp? the spellbinder is perfect too... fabulous! Thanks for sharing with us at the Glitter n Sparkle blog... Vic, DT xx

Gail said...

Very pretty card. I love the little embellishments around it, too. Nicely done! Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stampin' challenge this week and hope to see you again soon! --Gail

KT Fit Kitty said...

So pretty - love the little presents! So glad you joined our Traditional Christmas Colours challenge at Glitter n Sparkle. Best wishes for the holidays and good luck in our draw!

KT Fit Kitty
Glitter n Sparkle DT

Nicola Crowe said...

Simply Beautiful.... thanks for joining in at TTPH
Nicola DT

Janet said...

Gorgeous work Debbie....but just look at your gorgeous grandchildren! Awww x

Lucy Gregg said...

Really beautiful. I love the die cut and the foilage is beautifully arranged.

Thanks for joining us at Through the Purple Haze Challenges.

Lucy (DT)

Anna Jasiolek said...

You have made such a lovely and elegant card, perfect for our challenge. I would like to thank you for entering my ‘C… is for challenge’ blog and I wish you good luck in the draw.
Anna xxx

Lisa Mensing said...

Beautiful card! I love the reds and details. Your grand-babies are adorable! Thank you for joining us at Parade Your Crafts.