Friday, November 16, 2012

Pink & Green Christmas

Hello friends.  It's Friday so that means it's time for another card featuring the super cute images from The Digi Garden.

Today I chose Emily's Ice Skates.

I colored her with my Prismacolor pencils (although as I look at my coloring here on the computer I am not so impressed  :(  my daughter and I have pink eye and things get a bit blurry right now...).  The colors were inspired by the fun paper stack from K&Co called Secret Santa.  I added green glitter to her pompom and the dots on her scarf.

I decided to mount the image on a stocking shape.  And of course, me being me, I decided a paper stocking wasn't good enough, it needed to be felt.  So, I broke into my felt stash (yes I have many many different stashes) and made a real stocking.  The top even opens so you can add a gift card or other small gift.  I added a green "cuff" and some pompom fringe to the top.  I also sewed some buttons to the corners of the card.
On the inside I added a paper stocking for the writing panel.

I will be entering my card in the following challenges:
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Use Your Stash
Stampin' for the Weekend - All Stitched Up
Crafty Catz - Let's Have Sparkle
C.R.A.F.T. - Use Fabric

I think that's about it.  Thanks for taking a peek.

Blessings & Hugs,

Michelle

13 comments:

  1. Michelle this is such a sweet card, love the felt stockings and how clever to use one for a gift card (btw have some of these stashes also) LOL.

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  2. Super darling card! I love my prisma color pencils, too. You've done a marvelous job shading and bringing the colors together, Michelle. So cute with the boot on the inside, too!

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  3. So cute, Michelle! Love that you have her on the pink stocking - what fun!

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  4. This is so cute!! Your coloring is wonderful and I love the stocking shape on the inside!
    Hope you and your DD get better soon! Pink eye is no fun!!

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  5. Hi Michelle
    A gorgeous card love the image and fabulous colour's thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  6. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT challenges this week with your super project. Great idea with the felt stocking...

    Sylvia xx

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  7. Lovely card and i love the way you have put the stocking in the background, thanks for joining us at Forever Friends. xxx

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  8. What a fab idea using a felt stocking.
    Great to see you joining the fun at CRAFT this week, join us again soon.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

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  9. First of all thank you so much for leaving such an encouraging comment on my blog! I don't want to be single for ever and I would love to have more kids, knowing that it happened for other people helps give me hope that it can happen for me!! I am now following your blog and I love your card!! Hopefully you and your daughter get over the pink eye soon!!
    Kristan

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  10. this is gorgeous. I love the cute image and the stocking design with the pompom trim looks wonderful

    Thank you for taking part in the Stampin’ for the Weekend’s All Stitched Up Challenge
    Sue

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  11. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at craft this week. Jeanette

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  12. Such a sweet card. Thanks for sharing it with us at crafty catz this week. Naomi

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  13. Michelle: Your stocking card holder is so cute--love it! Isn't this a fun way to use your stash! Thanks for joining in our "Use Your Stash - Challenge #26" at Simply Create Too.

    Diane
    Simply Create Too DesignTeam
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

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