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Sunday, December 6, 2009

My Gift to You

This card is for the Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge which is based on this scripture:

"After coming into the house they saw the Child with Mary His mother; and they fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then, opening their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11

With all this in mind it has been suggested that it would be great fun to make a card, layout, or project of your choice this week and have a gift placed somewhere on it.  It is also Lisa's birthday - so gifts it is!!  Happy Birthday to Lisa from Stampin' Sisters in Christ too!!



My card is a Penny Black image that I won along with many others from Pauline C's Blog Candy - they are just so cute and I don't get to them often enough - I am glad I used this one today - mice seem to be a theme for me lately! LOL!



I have chalked the image and popped it up on dimensionals - it is layered into some embossed CS, using the Paisley EF....no surprises when I tell you that all edges have been sponged around with distressing ink!  I ran a strip of patterned DP that has been scalloped under the embossed CS then added my sentiment which has been cut with a circle punch and popped up on dimensionals, some gorgeous flowers that I also won in a Blog Candy have been added - I love these flowers - thank you Sharon - they add so much to a card!!




Torn embossed corners have been added along with some pearls and the card is finished...I am rushing this post now as I realise that it is 6:30pm and I haven't got dinner started - oops...

This card is also for the Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Christmas for the Girls
I am linking it to The Pink Elephant Challenge for your favourite Colouring technique - for me that would be....yes, you guess it - chalking!!
2RedBananas is all about warmth this week - it doesn't get much warmer than 'comfort food!' - it makes you feel 'warm' all over!!

So thank you for looking and for your lovely comments - I love seeing that you have visited me!  I hope your weekend is great!  God bless you!

13 comments:

  1. Very pretty, the soft colors and gold. The little mouse is adorable.

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  2. Oh goodness Linday! :) THIS is sooo cute! Of course if I found a REAL mouse lying on top of a cupcake in MY box, I'd drop it and scream, but THIS card is too CUTE! :) LOL

    Thanks so much for joining us last week... we really enjoy having you. Have a blessed Sunday! x

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  3. Linda, how sweet and beautiful!!! That image is so a c-u-t-e. The mouse makes it. I didn't see him at first but he sure made me giggle when I saw him.

    Thanks for sharing your creation with us this week at SSCC during this busy season.

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  4. Hi Linda - this is soooo sweet (pardon the pun) Love it!! Your mice are delightful - thankfully they stay on the cards.
    Blessings
    M

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  5. Oh my goodness Linda this is adorable! I love Penny Black and this image is new to me... I LOVE it!!! Great job with the SSC challenge!!! Your coloring always blows me away!!! Hugs!

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  6. Fabulous card Linda! Love those flowers. Thanks for playing along this week at TPE

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  7. I can't think of a better place for a comfy snooze than in a box of chocolates.You always come up with some of the most clever cards that show your creativity and spark of personality. This is no exception!!

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  8. A fabulous card - for sure! Thanks for playing along with the 2RedBananas challenge this week.

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  9. Linda, Linda, Linda, you never cease to amaze me with your creativity!!! Those colors are so gorgeous...the coloring, well, out of this world. BEAUTIFUL!!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

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  10. wow the choccies look so tempting. A great card - sorry to be late in commenting but I have been away for the weekend.
    Hope you will be able to join in with our new challenge this week which is 'Your favourite colour combination' - a really easy one.


    Ann xxx
    http://thepinkelephantchallenge.blogspot.com/

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  11. This is so beautiful Linda.. I love those sweet roses.. They look real. Your coloring and the image you chose is perfect.. Super job.. Hope your day is blessed..

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  12. Fabulous card Linda, love this sweet image and all the gorgeous papers and details...Thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC
    hugs
    Tracie :)x

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