Sunday, December 14, 2014

Glitter n Sparkle DT - Glittery, Sparkly Christmas

Hello, everyone!  Before I share today's card, I would like to extend a warm welcome to my lovely new follower - indy - so happy you joined me!

It's Sunday, and that means there's a new challenge starting today over at Glitter n Sparkle Challenge Blog! This week our challenge is Glittery, Sparkly Christmas. How fun - and right up my alley! I do love glitter and sparkle! I hope you can join us! 

I decided to make a card for my parents, and I chose a gorgeous image for this special card - it's called Winterville by Lil Diva Stamps from Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet - I adore this beautiful vintage winter scene!  I changed the colour of the image to green and added lots of white glitter all around the snowy scene. The image is layered on white and then popped up with foam tape.


I added some Impression Obsession tree die cuts behind the scene and added lots of glitter on the snowy tree limbs.  I used my Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders for the landscape and embossed it in Cuttlebug Swiss Dots. I always use scraps/snippets from leftover projects to make my die cuts - I can't waste anything! The dotty DP is from Bobunny's Mistletoe Collection.


I added a Winter Wonderland sentiment from Whimsy Stamps, stamped in SU Certainly Celery and die-cut with my Lala Land Stitched Elements tag.  The ribbon is from Offray, and I made a 5-loop bow with my Craft-Dee BowZ.  Lastly I added a snowflake charm.  


One final photo of the card with my two sweet elf twins, Eli and Elfis.  They seem to jump into every photo I take!  But that's okay with me - now I can link up with Diana at DL.ART's Second Annual Elf Antics Linky Party!

Please come over and join us at Glitter n Sparkle for our Glittery, Sparkly Christmas challenge. We have some fabulous prizes up for grabs again this week, so I hope you'll play along!

I would like to support these fun challenges as well:
A Gem of a Challenge AG Christmas UE
ABC Christmas Y is for Family (for my parents) UE
TOP PICK A Song in Your He{ART} I'll be Home for Christmas 1/3
Art by Miran AG 3/3
Artistic Inspirations AG or Snow UE
Aud Sentiments Holiday Bingo - I chose Embossing, Digi or Rubber Stamp, Charms or Trinkets 4/5
Country View Nostalgic Christmas UE 
HONOURABLE MENTION Craft-Dee BowZ AG with Handmade Bow UE
Craftin Desert Diva's Christmas UE
Crafting by Designs AG for Christmas UE
Crafts 4 Eternity Christmas 3/3
Crafty Boots Christmas UE
Crafty Creations Something to  Die For 1/2
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Urgently Needed Christmas Creations (for my parents, time is running out) UE
TOP 3 PICK Crafty Ribbons Mono Christmas 1/5
Creative Moments AG Winter 3/3
Decosse's Dynamite Doodles 12 Days of Christmas Cards Link-up UE
DL.ART December AG UE 1/day
Doodle Pantry Any Digi Goes 1E
Dragonfly Dreams Vintage UE
DRS Designs Sing to Me (Inspired by a song "I'll be Home for Christmas") UE
Eclectic Ellapu Vintage Christmas UE
Fab n Funky Christmas 1/
Faery Ink Winter Wonderland 2/2
Fitztown Christmas using Digital Elements UE
Fussy and Fancy Snowflakes and Ribbon UE
Hiding in My Craftroom Super Scraps Saturday ( used scraps for die-cut tree, landscape, and tag) 1/3
Incy Wincy Snowy Days 4/5
Inky Chicks Winter Wonderland UE
RANDOM WINNER It's All About the Vintage and the Beauty Christmas Song "Ill be Home for Christmas" 1/3
Let's Craft and Create Christmas UE
Little Claire's A Special Card (for my parents) 1/3
Little Scrap Pieces Show It Off Saturday 1E
Loves Rubberstamps Winter or Christmas UE
My Time to Craft Make a Scene 1/?
One Stitch at a Time AG with Glitter 1/3
Ooh La La Creations Christmas UE
Pile it On AG Christmas/Holidays UE
Pixie's Snippet Playground Snippets used for die-cut tree, landscape, and tag) 1/3
INSPIRATIONAL AWARD Red Rubber Inspirationals Stamping Sparkly Holiday Greetings 2/3
TOP 3 PICK Robyn's Fetish Winter Cards with Glitter 1/3 
Scrapbook Blessings Club AG Happy Holidays UE
Scrapping 4 Fun Summer or Winter 3/4
Sparkle N Sprinkle AG with Loose Glitter, Embossing Powder, Flocking UE
Stamping Sensations Winter Wonderland 3/3
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' AG Add a Snowflake UE
The Craft Garden Christmas UE
The Outlawz Twisted Thursday Fun in the Snow 1/2
The Pink Elephant Inspirational Photo (I was inspired by house) UE
The Sisterhood of Crafters Name That Tune/Based on Christmas Music "I'll be Home for Christmas" 1/3
We Do  Doobadoo Festive Spirit 1/2

Thank you for looking at my card!  Wishing you a joyful day!




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76 comments:

  1. Oh wow this is such a beautiful snow scene. Love the all white with a touch of green.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  2. This is a sheer delight Kitty and really love your choice of colours.

    It's lovely to see you at Stamping Sensations, thanks so much for joining in.

    B x

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  3. Oh my goodness this card is stunning Kitty!!!! Just beautiful! Merry Christmas to you!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    xox

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  4. Simply gorgeous! Thanks for sharing and joining us for our final hoorah for 2014 at Fitztown Challenge Blog. Hope to see you in 2015 and good luck!
    Ema
    FCB CT Coordinator

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  5. Beautiful !!! Love colours and image. Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations Challenge!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

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  6. Fabulous scene, so beautiful, love it. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  7. This sure does say I'll be home for Christmas! Lovely holiday card and thanks for playing along at DRS Designs!

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  8. Very nicely done! Thanks for dropping this off by our house here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana Malkah, Owner
    613 Avenue Create Paper Crafting Challenge Blog

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  9. This is absolutely gorgeous, Kitty!! It's so elegant!! I love the trees and the pretty image!! The embossing is fabulous!! What a stunning card my friend!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  10. Love the way you did the image in the greens...looks so pretty.Great card...

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  11. Very pretty card Kitty! I love the monochrome green and wonderful die cut trees.

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  12. Absolutely brilliant, this is such a super card, love the scene, Jx

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  13. Oooo! This is so serene and stunning! I love the dual usage of polka dots in your background papers. They complement each other nicely.

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  14. This is a gorgeous card Kitty, such a beautiful winter scene and I love your embossed and die cut details.
    Pauline
    x

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  15. What a gorgeous card!! Thanks for joining us at Red Rubber Inspirationals!

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  16. So beautiful, thanks for sharing at crafty ribbons and thanks foe playing in our advent event

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  17. What an amazing stamp and beautiful creation!

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  18. A beautiful image and a stunning card! Love the way you used the big tree dies behind the image. So pretty!
    Lynn

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  19. very nice card
    the trees are so pretty

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  20. THis is beautiful.
    Thanks for joining us at Creative Fingers Challenge.

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  21. Beautiful card. I especially like the dotted background (for the "sky" and embossed for the "snow"). And I really like the green digi. Nice touch. Thank you for linking it up to the Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge this month.

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  22. I love this card...it has such a peacefulness to it...everything goes so well together.
    The wintery scene is so nice in that color.
    Well done Kitty....good luck

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  23. A really great looking card. Lovely colour combo and fabby image. Thanks for joining us over at AUD sentiments. Merry Christmas!
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  24. Gorgeous green and white card, Kitty. The image is beautiful and that bow is fab. Thank you for joining in our Christmas challenge at Fab'n Funky.
    Alison

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  25. This is so beautiful Kitty and I know your parents are going to adore it.
    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxx

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  26. Just gorgeous Kitty, a very elegant Christmas card with a beautiful layout and colour scheme :) :) :) Thank you so much for joining in our OSAAT Anything Goes with Glitter challenge this fortnight. Big hugs Jane xxxx

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  27. Just gorgeous Kitty, a very elegant Christmas card with a beautiful layout and colour scheme :) :) :) Thank you so much for joining in our OSAAT Anything Goes with Glitter challenge this fortnight. Big hugs Jane xxxx

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  28. Kitty this is just AMAZINGLY Beautiful! Thank you so much for participating in the Treasured Times Challenge.

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  29. This is such a lovely card, I love your design, fabulous!
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  30. Such a pretty & peaceful card!! Thanks for joining DRS Designs.

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  31. Gorgeous card, great design and I love your bow. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  32. GORGEOUS Kitty!! So elegantly beautiful!! The white is the perfect foil for your green accents...love the sparkle!!!
    Take care,
    Beth

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  33. Kittie, This card is fantastic. Great scene and it looks so beautiful stamped in green. I also like how you mounted the scene over the trees. Love that look. Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month. Good luck and join us again soon. Hugs, Barbara

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  34. This is so pretty. Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

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  35. Beautiful love the image thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy Challenge Sue DT xx

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  36. Very beautiful!
    Thanks for entering our Not Just Cards Challenge again this week!
    Monica - DT

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  37. Absolutely gorgeous card! I love the scen and the five loop bow is beautiful!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  38. What a fabulous creation! Love the design! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘NAME THAT TUNE’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  39. Kitty!! This is the prettiest Christmas Card I have seen all year!! I mean that! I simply love every perfect detail!!

    Patti

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  40. The image looks beautiful in green and it's so pretty with the snowy details and die cut trees.

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  41. Beautiful card, super creation, thanks for sharing your card with us at CRAFTY RIBBONS x carol

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  42. Such a wonderful winter scene you have created...lovely with the green and white.
    Thanks for joining our Y challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Dorte x

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  43. So perfect with the green and white - really lovely and we thank you for joining us this month at the Dragonfly Dreams Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  44. Thanks for playing in the Creative Fingers challenge Penny (Creative Fingers DT)

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  45. Stunning card. Love the white and green combo, and the glitter on the trees. Thanks for joining us at SBC this month. Merry Christmas. Cindy-DT

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  46. So amazing! Fabulous stamping and texture!! Thanks for joining us this week @ Red Rubber Inspirationals!
    Drea

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  47. Just gorgeous with great attention to detail. It is perfect for our 21st ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  48. What a wonderful sparkly scene you have created! Thank you for joining my challenge on the Red Rubber Inspirationals this week! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

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  49. Goodness I am in Love with this card!! Great job on all the sparkly glitter!!! Thanks for joining in the fun Snowflakes and ribbon challenge at Fussy and Fancy!! Best of luck:)
    Hugs and Happiness

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  50. Pretty card, thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish Challenges this week

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  51. Elegant card!!!! Thanks for joining us at Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Blog and good luck!
    Hugs,
    Lynne, Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Blog DT

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  52. Love it stamped in green! So unique!
    Thanks for also sharing with us ladies at Craftin' Desert Divas!
    Merry Christmas!

    Warmly, Leah (CDD DT)

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  53. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  54. This is such a beautiful card, Kitty. I love green and I love sparkly. It really is stunning.

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  55. WOW! That is a great card! Thanks for joining us over on the HIMCR blog this week!

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  56. That is a beautiful winter scene, and I love how you stamped it in green - so pretty! Thanks for joining in at My Time to Craft!

    love Mags B x

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  57. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges and our Suzy Bee’s challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

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  58. great card! I love the die cuts.
    Thanks for playing along in the 613 Avenue Create Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Natalie
    INKognito

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  59. What a beautiful scene and I love the green and white. Love all the sparkle too! Thanks for joining the Sparkle N Sprinkle challenge!

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  60. Oooooh I just adore this card, what a beautiful scene and those little touches of green set it off magically, thanks for joining us at art by mi ran. Jo x

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  61. wooow that Image is soooo adorable Kitty and great idea stamped in green and nice white glitter on your images looks like snow are there...lovely card again Kitty...

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  62. wooow loveeee this elegant card.. specially the combo green and white colour.. thank you for sharing your talent with us at Art by Mi Ran challenge # 21.. good luck.. ;)

    hugs,
    ~RoRa

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  63. Stunning! I love that you stamped the image in green and am so glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

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  64. Lovely card with such an adorable image and perfect color combo. Thank you for joining our 'dies' challenge at Crafty Creations Challenges and I am sorry for my late commenting, life has been very busy lately. I wish you a Merry Christmas and lots of creative ideas in the New Year!
    Hugs,
    Anna xxx

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  65. Beautiful card, love the white and green and the snow scene
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Rachelle DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

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  66. I have to say that this is my very favorite of your top 5! It's so beautiful and reminds me of my own little small town back in North Dakota at this time of year.

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  67. Gorgeous festive card, love the sparkly trees and the image is stunning! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Eclectic Ellapu! Ingrid x

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  68. Another beautiful vintage project!
    Thanks for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and I hope you will continue to play with us next year!
    I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a Very Happy New Year!

    Hugz

    Laurian
    Dragonfly Dreams Owner

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  69. How lovely - so fresh and pretty! Thanks so much for playing along at Country View Challenges.
    Alison x

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  70. Love the monotone look of this card - so crisp and fresh! Perfect for your stamped scene! Thank you for joining in the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge this time. Hope to see you again!

    Hugs, Vannessa
    Fussy and Fancy Friday DT

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  71. Wow! It's gorgeous!!! Thanks so much for participating in our A SONG IN YOUR HEART challenge!! Hope to see you again for our very last challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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  72. Beautiful !!! Love colours and image. Thanks for joining us at Clear it Out!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

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  73. Beautiful - love the winter scene.

    Thanks for joining us for the Little Claire Blog Challenge.

    Helen x

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  74. This is so absolutely wonderful. I love the effect of the glitter and the look of the 3d. Thank you for sharing your lovely project with us this month at Eclectic Ellapu Eclectic and I hope to see you play again. :) Chris / CS Design

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