Lil' old Me

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
I am a full-time working mum who works shifts with a son Richard aged 23 and a daughter Emma aged 21. I have been married to my lovely Husband Paul for 26 years. My passion in life, besides my family, is papercrafting, especially cardmaking, although I "dabble" in scrapbooking. I was introduced to Jewellery making in 2012 and found another addiction :) I have been cardmaking since 2006. I am also a bit of a tigger freak!

Saturday, 2 October 2010

Four challenges - one card


I received some of the new Cute Squares from Lili of the Valley today and couldn't wait to use them. I made this Christmas card using two of the James The Bear images with cutting one out to make a layered/decoupaged card. I have to say these are so cute and fabulous to make quicky cards and such fabulous heavyweight card too. I had some of the papers left over so decorated the inside too.

It was also a great excuse to use two of my new buttons from Secret Crafter. The holly and tree had button shanks on the back but I cut them off and glued to the card using Pinflair glue. Wendy has loads of new buttons which are great on cards but also will be fabby for knitters too and as always brilliant prices. You can see them HERE.

This card fits 4 challenges:-
  1. ABC Christmas - T for Trees with extra of buttons
  2. Charisma Cardz Challenge #39 - Christmas Craft
  3. Bah Humbug #38 - Across the miles
  4. Winter Wonderland - A Male Christmas card

Image:
James The Bear Cute Squares from Lili of the Valley
Papers:
Dovecraft Jolly Happy Christmas Papers from Secret Crafter
Tools:
Cuttlebug
Scallop square nestie
Others:
Card from stash
Buttons new in stock from Secret Crafter
Stickles added to his hat and the snow

18 comments:

Curlybear said...

Hi jane,
this is beautiful, I love the way you have coloured his hat and scarf pretty genius, and thanks for the comment on my card ,
Take care, have a great weekend , Hugs Bridget;) x

CraftyC said...

James look great on this card Jane and I love your inside to!
Clairex

Little K Smith said...

Lovely card Jane, adore this little bear. Fab papers too.
Kelly.x

Max said...

Awww such a sweet image and I lurrrrve the button embellishments. Thank you for sharing with us at Bah! Humbug! and good luck in the prize draw.

Luv'n'Stuff
Max
xx
Max's Craft Creations
Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT

Julie said...

Really great card, so sweet.

downrightcrafty said...

love these papers, my favorites at the moment and he is just adorable and so perfect for a male card, thank you for sharing with us this week at Winter Wonderland, hope you will join us on Friday for the next fun challenge too
Hugs Kate xx

Helen said...

Awww...such an adorable card Jane! Love the shaped buttons, and James is sooooo cute!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

starcyl said...

I love teddies and this one is super cute. Loving your card.

Jenny x

Irene said...

What a gorgeous card with such a cutie Teddy. I love how you have decoupaged him and added a little sparkle. Your design papers are gorgeous a great layout. Love the holly and tree.

Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange.

irene
Bah!Humbug!

Kathlene said...

I'm really loving that diagonal design--very unique and your paper choices perfect. The sweet little buttons are an adorable touch. Great card!

scrapadinne said...

What a cute card! And I love the colors! =)

Hugs
Scrapadinne

Ann said...

oh wow I didn't realise the LOTV toppers were so cute - this is just gorgeous.
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug! DT

Samantha said...

Such a cute card! thanks for joining in with us on the ABC Christmas challenge, Samantha :0)

Secret Crafter said...

This is so gorgeous. The papers and the image go so well together and those buttons really compliment them too. Hugs, Wendy x

Gemma said...

such a sweet card! Thanks for joining in this week at Charisma! Gemma :)

Rita said...

A very pretty card. Hugs Rita xxx

Clarky J said...

This is beautiful you are really good at colouring! Thanks for joining in at WW this week x Janet

Gibmiss said...

Hi Jane
Fab Card love the image ...soooo.sweeeeeet ...love it ...
Hugs
Sylvie
xx