Friday, December 14, 2018

Fussy and Fancy Challenge #227-"Christmas/Happy New Year"

Good morning dear crafty friends!

Well today is a bittersweet post for me...sniffle ๐Ÿ˜ข's our last challenge post for Fussy and Fancy...sniffle...sniffle๐Ÿ˜ข!!!  Fussy and Fancy was my first design team position...I was so excited...and nervous!!...when Sheryl emailed me to ask if I would like to be on her Fussy and Fancy team...thank you Sheryl for giving me the opportunity and showing me the encouragement that I needed to get my "feet wet" on the DT scene!!  My first official post as a "Fussy and Fancy Girl" was on November 1, 2013...where does five years go??!!  

It has been my honour and pleasure to work along side some very talented ladies over these five years...Annie, Jo and Norma you were all so very welcoming and encouraging when this very "green girl" first started...others have come and gone through the years and I thank them for the inspiration and the chance to get to know some great people...I have to shout out here to Judy who I've shared a great on-line friendship with...oh and I've been the lucky recipient of some BEAUTIFUL "Inky Pinky Delights" cards through the years...thank you my friend!! my fellow remaining FF teamies...Andrea, Darlene, Gina, Julie, Jules, Pat and Tone...thanks for making my job as assistant co-ordinator so very easy and for sharing your talent with me/us...last but certainly not least...thank you to Nikki for taking on the main role when Sheryl was unable and for keeping us going till now...and let's not forget your talent!!!

Okay well...let's get to our challenge!!  We really would LOVE for all our lovely followers and friends to join us in closing Fussy and Fancy out with a bang...the final winners post will be on January 11, 2019!!

Oh and our theme is "Christmas/New Year"!  I made this card for a very special friend...I wanted to go white on white and do a pop-up card...SO LOVE making these!!...well I added some silver to take away some of the "blah" and then when I went to photograph it no matter how I positioned the lights/card I got glare..๐Ÿ˜–๐Ÿ˜–!!!

Anyway here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I put some white card stock through a Spellbinders Christmas embossing folder to make my "DP" then mounted it on silver foil paper...hence the glare!!...
this little darling is "Divine Angel Tilda" from the Christmas Party 2017 collection...
coloured with my copics...
dusted with Chunky White Frantage...
I wanted to make her wings a little more noticeable so I stamped two extra sets with silver embossing powder then cut them out and tucked some white feathers in between the layers...
her dress is accented with White Liquid Pearls...
"greetings of the season" is from Stampingbella stamped with Stazon onto white chiffon ribbon...
my Foamiran poinsettia...
the inside pop-up...
"wishing you" is from a Frantic Stamper word die...
ornament die from my stash...sorry I lost the package so can't tell you the manufacturer...
"Merry Christmas" is a Hero Arts stamp...

And that is my final card as a Fussy and Fancy Girl!!  We'd really love for you to join us for our final challenge!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Magnolia Forever-Challenge #72-"Optional Theme Christmas/Winter"
Paradise of Magnolia-Challenge #71 "Christmas"
A Perfect Time to Craft-December Challenge #12-"Anything Goes"
Crafty Catz-Challenge #442-"Anything Goes/Optional Twist Just Do What You Like Best"
Crafty Gals Corner-Challenge #180 "Anything Goes Christmas"
Crafty Dee Bowz-December Challenge
Classic Design Team Open Challenge-December #12-"Anything Goes"
QKR Stampede Challenge- Challenge #326 "Anything Goes"
Winter Wonderland-December 7th Challenge-"Anything Christmas Goes"
613 Avenue Create-Challenge #216 "Anything Goes"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!


  1. WOW what a BEAUTIFUL creation Beth! Yes it's bittersweet for me too ... I've been on the team for 3 years and it seems like only yesterday I joined! Wishing you many happy crafting days ahead! And Happy Holidays!

  2. BREATHLESS BETH! I love your creation!
    I wish you and your family a VERY Merry Christmas. I feel so badly but I am sooo far behind in cards this year!!!!! UGH

  3. This is just stunning .Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT Owner/Admin for

  4. This is so beautiful I love it .Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT for

  5. Beautiful image & colored to perfection! I'm so glad you joined our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

  6. My lovely friend Beth, it has been such a pleasure to be on the same team and share inspiration. I adore your fabulous designs , this one is another stunner , and you always bring such a twist and put your own spin on them. I hope our crafty paths will cross again, until then I wish you and your family a very Happy Christmas and Healthy New Year,,,,much love Jo. xxx

  7. thank you for joining us at the Magnolia Forever
    DT Maria

  8. This is stunning Beth. Such a lovely Christmas/final card. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Gals Corner Challenge. Best of luck and hope to see you again soon! DT~Jana Forrest

  9. So fluffy and sweet!
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Alina DT for

  10. Such a lovely card and so sad another challenge has closed, thanks for sharing at crafty catz. Hope to see you joining us in the New Year and Merry Christmas from all at Crafty Catz

  11. A lovely card. Thank you for joining in the QKR Stampede challenge.

  12. Hi Beth, what a lovely card. I just love that card design and yours is gorgeous.Thanks so much for entering your lovely card into our 'Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow' challenge at Craft-Dee BowZ this month. I look forward to seeing what you create for our next challenge. Hugs, Barbara

  13. Love your creation Beth!
    Thanks for joining us at FOREVER MAGNOLIA CHALLENGE this week.
    We look forward to seeing you again next time.
    Good luck!
    creativEle DT

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