Friday, September 19, 2014

Fussy and Fancy Challenge #123-"Main Colour Red"!!

Good Friday morning all!!

Today starts a brand new challenge at Fussy and Fancy hosted by our oh so VERY talented Celine!!  Celine has chosen "Main Colour Red" as her theme...we are being sponsored by Crafty Sentiments!!!  Now how easy is this with Christmas just around the corner!!!

I chose to use Crafty Sentiments "Cold Christmas" for my image and YAY I have my first Christmas card of 2014!!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
this is "Cold Christmas" from Crafty Sentiments...

 closer view...
I added Polar White flower soft to the ear muffs, muffler and coat bottom trim...
 stick pin decorated with snowflake charm, red beads, silver trimmed white ribbon and chiffon/pearl clusters...
the sentiment/ornament stamps are by Whimsy Stamps...
the snowflakes were made using Crealies Creative Flowers...
decorated with Stardust and small red rhinestones...
 opening up...
I punched a snow flake border on both front edges using a Martha Stewart edge punch...
I added lace/ribbon down both sides, small snowflakes punched with a Martha Stewart punch...
 the inside sentiment is a Hero Arts stamp...
the corners are punched using the Martha Stewart corner punch...
the small snowflakes are from the cut outs of the punch...
Well that is my first Christmas card!!  Now it's time to take a peek at my WONDERFUL teamies blogs...hop on over to Fussy and Fancy and check out all their lovely projects!!!
Materials Used:
Stamps-Crafty Sentiments Digital "Cold Christmas", Whimsy Seasonal Ornaments and Hero Arts CL469
Die Cuts-Spellbinders S5-026 Labels Twenty and Crealies CL CF 18
Punches-Martha Stewart Snowflake Border and Corner Punch
Stick pin, lace/ribbon and snowflake charm-Live and Love Crafts
Flowers and ribbon/pearl cluster-Wild Orchid Crafts
All other supplies are from my stash
Until next time thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are so very much appreciated!!



  1. Wow Beth...just wow! I suddenly have the urge to put up my decorations and sing carols!! This is out of this world beautiful! So many gorgeous details, the laces, the snowflakes, the pearls, the flowers, the fluffy snow, the charm...I can go on and on!! How about a blanket WHOOP WHOOP!! Such talent! big hugs :)

  2. Oh Beth...I love your first Christmas card. You use so many goodies on your projects and I love how you use each and everyone of them. The image is adorable and you coloured her so the white polar soft on the puff! Cute The lace and snowflakes make this such a wonderful Christmas card. How do I sign up to be on your Christmas card list!

  3. beautiful card Beth .... as you I am dreading Christmas this year, but this pretty card made me smile! love all the wee things you add to it! your cards are really pieces of art! VERY well done!

  4. OOOH SWOOON!!! This is GORGEOUS!!! I love the deep red and all of the beautiful sparkles. The snowflakes are gorgeous and I Adore how you added the flower soft to her outfit. Just precious!!

  5. Gorgeous card Beth. Ooooo yes you must getinto the festive makes mood now. It will be upon us before we know it. Judy x

  6. Fabulous card Beth, I love how you have used all your embellys, lovely!
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  7. Hi Beth, so pretty card i totally love it (of course she's red lol). love your gorgeous snowflakes and and all the sparkle. Fab pin too.

  8. Aaaaw Beth! I LOVE your Christmas card! Wonderful coloring and stunning details! I love all the sparkle and bling and the inside of the card is so pretty :)
    I wish you a lovely weekend!
    Hugs, Sandra

  9. Hi Beth, this is such a gorgeous and rich Christmas red color. You have done a superb jog making this card, so many beautiful details and the image is simply adorable.
    Hugs, Katie

  10. Morning Beth, such a gorgeous image, and I love the way you have used it to create a stunning card.....perfect inspiration for the challenge. I really must make a start on some Christmas cards.....have a great weekend...Hugs. Jo. X

  11. Hi Beth, Don't forget to pop back over to my Blog and scroll down to see the lovely offer from Tracy at Cardmaker's Delights for a freebie for the first 20 of my followers to take up the offer. Judy x

  12. This is a gorgeous card Beth, such a sweet image and I love the red and white combination. Fabulous design as always and I love all of your embellishments and sparkle.

  13. Hi Beth, your card is absolutely gorgeous. That little one is adorable, and I love her red hair! Beautiful coloring, and so many details, your signature it all..............


  14. Red and white, how pretty, love those flowers too, very sweet
    Hugs Julie P