Wednesday, 11 May 2016

ABC Christmas Challenge - J for Jewels

Hi Crafters,

I'm scheduling my posts for the next week or so as I will be staying with my Mum when she comes out of hospital after her hip replacement operation. So forgive me if things are a little quiet here on the commenting front but I will be back soon.

 Our challenge has reached the letter 'J' for JEWELS this week at ABC Christmas.
Here is my blinged-up image and card...


Recipe
Image - Christmas Ornament 2 - Fred She Said
Medium - Pro/flexmarkers
Clear Gem Stones
Spellbinders Large Floral Oval Die
Marianne Border Die CR1250
Creative Essentials Die - Season's Greetings
Papers - Papermania 'Christmas Time'


Challenges I'd like to enter:
Unicorn Challenge - #9 Spotty, Dotty
CHNC Every Saturday - Vintage or ATG Christmas
Crafty Cardmakers - #163 Pearls or Gems


Our Sponsor this week is


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and they are offering a £10 Voucher for their store to the winner.

Please pop over to the challenge blog to see all the inspiration from the rest of the Design Team. 
We look forward to seeing your Jewel encrusted Christmas creations!

Well that's all from me...

See you soon,

Lorraine
xXx


29 comments:

brenda said...

Lovely traditional colours Loraine and such pretty die cut frame and sentiment. Hope you Mum gets on OK.

B x

Pamellia Johnson said...

Holy wowzers Lorraine, I can't believe you coloured that image! I thought it was a topper for sure!! AMAZING!! Beautiful Christmas card, sure do love the traditional colours! hugs :)

dutchess said...

Stunning Lorraine....love the image and the beautiful die cut....lovely traditional colours.....best wishes to Mum for a speedy recover from her op.....a new life with no pain take care xxxxxx

meg said...

Beautiful your choice of colours is wonderful they are so rich love the positioning of the jewels great theme

Tracy said...

Beautiful!! Just look at that bling sparkling. Gorgeous work Lorraine. Hope all goes well with your mom's surgery. Hugs!

Team Clark said...

How utterly beautiful! Gorgeous layering and contrast. Love this!

Barb said...

A beautiful card Lorraine. Wishing your Mum a speedy recovery after her operation. Barbxx

Cross Stitch Claire said...

Lovely die cuts and a great card! Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket, Claire DT x

cotnob said...

A beautiful Christmas card Lorraine, such a fabulous image and lovely die cut details.
I hope all goes well with your Mum.
Pauline
x

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine, fab image and I love all the bling
Lorraine x

Christine Harrop said...

Super card Lorraine. I trust things will go well with your mum's surgery. Hugs Christine xx

cuilliesocks said...

Beautiful traditional festive card Lorriane, lovely colours too.
Hope all goes well with your mum, Kate x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Lorraine this is one beautiful festive creation it looks amazing. I wish your mum all the best and hopes that she recovers from the op 100%
hugs
Lorraine x

crafty-stamper said...

Amazing colouring I definitely thought it was a topper!and love the dies
carol x

Carol S. said...

Lorraine, this bauble is stunning. Fantastic colouring and a beautiful card. Hope your Mum is up and running again soon. I have had a knee replacement and the most important thing to do is exercise. It's painful but has to be done. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Karen said...

Lorraine, this is exquisite. The ornament is so beautiful and colored to perfection. The dies are so pretty and I love the touch of Christmas sparkle. Stunning work, my dear friend. Sending tons of love and prayers to your sweet mom. :o)

Hugs and blessings,
Karen

Marie B. said...

You've definitely done Tracey's artwork justice with this card Lorraine! So beautifully executed in every way. Thanks for sharing this beauty with us at CHNC Extra! :)

~Marie B -DT

Samantha said...

Lovely card hunny and I love the colours and love the die cutting too! hugs me xx

Ina G said...

Beeeeeutiful card Lorraine.Love the gorgeous paper and dies and of course the bling. Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.

Brenda said...

Ohhhh, love this!

AJ Bodine said...

That border die and oval die appear to match almost, they look perfect together. Very pretty image, your coloring is lovely as always. I hope your mom heals quickly from hip replacement surgery, glad you are able to be there for her. :)

Gina Knott said...

This is beautiful! I love the traditional colours and gorgeous die cuts.
I hope your Mum is O.K.
Hugs
Gina xx

Lisa J said...

WOW This is amazing! Thanks for sharing with us this month. Lisa Dt Unicorn Challenge

Zw@@n said...

Gorgeous card, Lorraine. I looooooove your colouring, it's amazing. Love the dies too. Luv, Wilma

crafty said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time and hope to see your work again.
Mary

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

Jennifer Scull said...

your Christmas ornament is absolutely gorgeous! you have done an amazing job coloring it!

thank you so much for joining our challenge over at The Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra Blog! :)

Lisa S. said...

Beautiful coloring on this ornament Lorraine! Another stunner. :)

Catchy Sketch said...

Love this card! Beautifully colored ornament and I like how you added jewels to it.