Friday, December 12, 2014

Fussy and Fancy-Challenge # 129 "Snowflakes and Ribbon"

Happy Friday dear blogging friends!!

Before I get on with my post I have to tell you that I'm a Grandma again!!!  Our second Grandson Max was born yesterday morning at 9:27...weighing in at 7 lbs. 11 ozs.  Everyone is well!! 

Okay now down to business!!  Today begins the last challenge of 2014 here at Fussy and Fancy and it is one SUPER easy theme...we want you to show us "Snowflakes and Ribbon"!!  Our very talented hostess for this challenge is Mary Lou!!

Our sponsor for this challenge is Fresh Brewed Designs...I used two of Heather's newer releases for this challenge!!  You can also see three other new releases if you go to my post for Fresh Brewed Designs blog current challenge HERE!!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I made an envelope style card with an insert...

 this is Fresh Brewed Designs' "Cutie bug Christmas"...
 closer view...
 top of the envelope card...
 love these new Princess stick pins...
opening the envelope/card...
I used Maja Design paper from the "A Gift for You" collection...

the insert and the envelope...
side by side...
this image is "Pretty Little Christmas Tree"...

Well that is my card...another one down lots still to go!!  Hop on over to Fussy and Fancy Challenge blog and check out the creations of my SUPER talented teamies!!  Then get busy and dazzle us with your lovely makes!!!

Materials Used:
Digis-Fresh Brewed Designs
Die-Spellbinders Grande Classis Oval, Small Banners and Snowflakes
Stick pin and snowflakes charms-The Ribbon Girl
Frantage, Maja paper and pearls-Live and Love Crafts
Ribbons and cheesecloth 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. Just gorgeous Beth! I love the traditional red and green against the neutral tones, so festive! Your snowflakes are fabulous and I love all the little embellishments you added like the pin and charm! Love that sheer ribbon too, just stunning! holiday hugs my friend :)

  2. First of all congratulations on the new addition to your family..hugs to all.
    I love this design and the image is so cute...fantastic inspiration for our Challenge....have a great weekend..xxxx

  3. This is so adorable, Beth! Love all the fabulous details - the ribbon looks amazing and both images are so sweet! I like how this opens up - so clever - at first glance I had no idea it was an envelope!

    Congratulations on the new arrival!

  4. YAY!!!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I am so pleased for you Beth.

    And, oh what a lovely card this is. Well you know Iwill love that pocket! Any recipient will be overjoyed to receive this I know. Happy Weekend to you too. Judy x

  5. Congratulations Grandma. What a wonderful Christmas present.
    Lots of hugs, Donna xx

  6. oh wow so fab project, love the design and embellies

  7. This is a fabulous card Beth, such a wonderful design and gorgeous red bows.
    Congratulations on being a Grandma again, I hope Mum and baby are doing well.

  8. Congrats grandma Beth! What a great news in time for Christmas. Best wishes to the little guy and parents!
    Wow, this envelope card is so adorable. Love the images, super cute Christmas bug indeed. The red ribbons go so well with these beautiful Maja Design paper. Have a lovely weekend and happy crafting!
    Hugs, Katie

  9. This is just so cute Beth. Love how you used both images.

    Hugs, Vannessa

  10. way to go Grandma! another beauty of a card! nicely done!

  11. Fabulous design Beth, great images and loving the gorgeous colour combos here.x
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  12. OH MY GRACIOUS!!! This is GORGEOUS!!! LOVE all of the 'snow' and and lace and ribbons and pearls and snowflakes. SWOON!! WOW!!!

  13. Beth, so many wonderful details, always so much to look at and enjoy when you make anything!!!!!!! Great red and kraft combo. The envelope style card is so unique, and the image could not be cuter. What a wonderful Christmas card, lucky recipient!!!


  14. Congratulations Beth on becoming a grandma again...I know you are probably just so over the moon!!!!!

    Love this card and envelope! I love the paper and the kraft and red combo is really perfect. I love all the little tiny little things you do to make your projects so nice to see! I love the snowflake embellishment.
    I love how you tied the big red ribbon around the envelope once the card was inside...oh the person that gets this card...very lucky!

  15. Yayyyyyyyyyyy wooooooo hooooooooooo HUGE congrats on your new grandbaby sweetie, you must be over the moon. Max is such a lovely name, glad everyone is doing well.
    Your card is a beauty as always hun love everything about it.
    Just incase I dont get chance before crimbo I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas, may you be surrounded with love & laughter. I've also left a comment on your Magnolia card that got top 5 on Magnolia Down Under hun ;0)
    Take care sweetie & enjoy your cuddles with Max.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx