Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Christmas with a summer stamp!

Welcome to wednesday we have a new challenge theme for the next fortnight at ABC Christmas Challenge and our Host is the lovely Carissa and the theme is nice and easy - W - Winter Wishes = Winter Wishes/sentiment

we are sponsored by our lovely Lacey with Stamp and Create
The Fabulous Krista with Saturated Canary

As Christmas is drawing ever closer it's time for you to join in with us at ABC Christmas challenge and get your cards really piling up now... for my card I have use one of Krista's Saturated Canary Images but its not a christmas image Cali Girl in fact its a summer image! I just had to show you the image first Not christmassy at all!
I have had a fabulous time playing and here is the result!
My sentiment is with love at Christmas which always makes me warm and fuzzy! and thanks once again to Annette for the awesome Spellbinders die! ( I said I'd use it and I am LOVE it)

Challenges I am entering are:

Spectrum noir Challenge - Christmas/Winter
Creative Card Crew - Pearls 
Bitten by the bug - White on White
Deep Ocean Challenge - Winter
LEJ Designs - Seasons Greetings
Papertake Weekly - Snow & Ice
Ribbon Carousel Challenge Holidays & Celebrations
Shopping Our Stash something already out on desk - Pearls always on my desk tehhehee on lots of my latest cards
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Shabby Chic/Vintage 
C is for Challenge - Winter is Coming 
The Paper Girls - Cut it out! (Die or Fussy-cutting) 

Happy Wednesday to you all :)


  1. Such a darling your Cali girl, great to see a summer image used for something absolutely different, lovely white on white look and awesome dies,
    enjoy your day,
    Dorte xx
    (thi hi gongrats with you new DT job)

  2. meant to say 'congrats'......

  3. Great layout Samantha and all the layers and textures are fab xx

  4. Gorgeous Samantha - your Cali girl looks like she's stepped out of the Snow Queen's palace! Love the dies too.
    Helen x

  5. Stunning card with fabby design. Love the white on white looks. An amazing card! Thanks for playing with us over PTW this week.
    Love n hugs
    Marie, gdt PTW

  6. So beautiful Samantha, fantastic job with the WoW! Thank you for your lovely compliment too, so good to have you playing along with us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' xx

  7. Wonderful card,great image. Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew with our Pearl challenge , hugs Tania (DT) xx

  8. I love this card hun. It's a great use of a summery image (unlike mine! LOL).
    And I did notice the die. I'm really glad you've made use from it, and it looks lovely in the glittery white.

  9. so stunning samantha.i love all the white and sparkle and the way you have turned a summer image into a winter one is genius :D

    xx coops xx

  10. Love this white on white card Samantha! So stunning! I also loved that you took a summer image and made it work for a Christmas card-very clever!! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2;-)

  11. Stunning stunning card ... I love how you have adapted the image to suit your purpose and the cool sparkly silver greys make it perfect for winter ... I LOVE THIS CARD .... Love the snowflakes you have used too

    Thank you for joining us over at LEJ designs challenge blog

    Good luck and hope to see you again soon

    Tina DT xx

  12. I have this image and would never have thought to use it for a Christmas card but the way you used it is absolutely perfect! White on white is just so elegant and you have coloured Cali Girl so beautifully :-)
    Big hugs, Kat xx

  13. What a beautiful card - it fits our challenge perfectly! Thank you for playing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' this month. Tracey x

  14. How fun that you used a summer image for a Christmas card! Also: pearls! :) Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  15. Great card!! Love the image. Her hair is fabulous. Thank you so very much for joining our 'White on White' challenge at BBTB2!!!! :)

  16. This is such a beautiful card! I love how you made your image wintery, gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  17. Fantastic use of that image! Your entire card is just so lovely.
    Saw your card at Bitten By The Bug and just had to come take a closer happy I did! Lots of great ideas and inspiration here. Thanks so much for sharing!
    Queen Bee Paper Crafts

  18. Beautiful card!!! Your image is perfect and I LOVE the delicate snow flakes you used! Thanks so much for sharing this with us over at BBTB2!!!

  19. Love this! Great job making her winterized... Thanks for joining the BBTB2 challenge!
    ~Laura @

  20. Great card. Very clever idea with this image :) Thank for joining our challenge at Ceative Card Crew.

  21. its beautiful i love white on white and it shows you can make things look differnt and use them al lyear round, great idea , Thank you for joining us at LEJ Designs DT Pam xx

  22. Very pretty and amazing !! I love the way you used the image , it looks perfect !! Thank you so much for sharing with us at BBTB2 !!


  23. A gorgeous white on white card. Thank you for joining us at CBN Challenge. Marlene DT

  24. Hi,

    Fabulous card. Great colors. Thanks for joining us at c... is for challenge and good luck.


  25. This is so creative! Miss Sunshine turned into Miss Winter! Very inspiring! I would like to thank you for entering my ‘C… is for challenge’ blog and I wish you good luck in the draw.
    Anna xxx


I really appreciate your comments thank you! hugs Samantha :0)

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