Sunday, 13 January 2013


For today's card I used another of Paulette's images from the TLC Winter Club (she will be doing a 5-day St. Patrick's club at the end of this month if you're interested), some old stuff (pearl, PP and ribbon) and some of my new crafting goodies (embossing folder and snowflake die).

I printed the digital image on Neenah solar white cardstock, cut it out with a circle die cut and matted it on a scalloped circle die cut.

Materials used:
Cardstock - Neenah solar white, Papicolor black
Embossing folder - Dot by Darice
PP - graphic design (old brandless paper pad), scalloped die-cut strip (Kaisercraft After Five collection)
Ribbon - EK Success
Circle dies - Lifestyle Crafts
Snowflake - MFT Dynamics, cut from red glitter paper from my stash
Pearl - Joycrafts


Jingle Belles - Look what Santa brought me
Simon Says Stamp - B/W and a splash of colour
CHNC Extra - Always anything Christmas goes
Papertake Weekly - 79 Happy new... (stash)
Tuesday Throwdown - 129 Shiny and new
Aud Sentiments - 71 Winter sentiment
Crafts and Me - Winter Wonderland
Allsorts - 189 Dies and punches
ABC Christmas Challenge - A for Animal
Totally Papercrafts - 149 Ribbon


  1. Lovely design, thanks for joining in at Allsorts. xxx

  2. This is such a lovely card - that image is really attractive and I like the way you've layered the white circle on the dark scalloped one - thanks for entering this into my CHNC challenge extra for January - hope to see you again soon. x

  3. ohhhhhhhhhh ♥WOW♥! how GORGEOUS is that??!?! (hint: it's off the charts!) what a brilliant combination of that gorgeous image with JUST THE RIGHT new stuff! total perfection! love it! ♥

  4. What a perfectly lovely Rudolph card Marianne. I love silhouette images and the texture is great, too. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

    And yay! 3 weeks in a row, you're on a roll! Keep it coming.

  5. What a fun Christmas card!! Super cute image and that's a great embossing folder!!

  6. Love Rudolph, and your embossing folder!

  7. Neat embossing folder! I love anything dotty, so I'm going to have to look for this one. Your card is lovely - the pearl for Rudolph's nose is a great detail! Thanks for playing along at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

  8. Love the red nose Marianne and the embossed background really draws the eye.

    B x

  9. Gorgeous card, Love the embossing! Rudolf is so cute... Great design... Hugs May x x x

  10. Oh Fabulous card and love the way you did the sentiment too! Great to see you Playing along with us this time at ABC Christmas challenge and awesome you played Allsorts challenge too! yay!! hugs Samantha :0)

  11. Such a lovely card and a great sketch....super with the embossing. Beautiful !
    Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge and hope to see you next time as well.

  12. Your card is gorgeous~! Very elegant....I love that you just kept it black and white.

  13. I adore that bright little reindeer nose ... so glad you're starting 2013 with us at jingle belles.

  14. what a fabulous festive card, and I love that Rudolph design! thank you for joining us at TPC this week. hugs, annie x

  15. ~Love your card, love it you made the nose red!
    Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments!
    ♥ Sandra ♥

  16. Love the black and white with the touches of red. You have great style.

  17. Gorgeous card Marianne :-) I love the Rudolph silhouette, very cute, and the CAS design is FAB :-)

    thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  18. This is gorgeous! Love the visual triangle with the pops of red! :) Thanks for participating in our "Black & White + Splash of Color" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog this week! xx

  19. thanks for popping by to comment and let me know about jingle belles! i love the circular sentiment and rudolph's red nose and the red, black and white are so sharp together. of course i love the red glitter snowflake too.

  20. Ooh, what a great card. Rudolph is so pretty and that red nose is so fun. Pretty ribbon, too.

  21. Really elegant card. I love the embossing.
    My blog : Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for ABC Christmas Challenge.

  22. Oooh, I love this card! What a fabulous image. I love the texture and CAS design.