Saturday, 5 September 2015

Christmas Card Club Challenge #18 - Christmas Carols

Hi Crafters,

Thanks for joining me today and a big warm welcome to my new followers, hope you enjoy visiting and are inspired by what you see here.

I am posting my Christmas Card Club project a day early as I have another DT card for tomorrow. The theme was chosen by Rita and so my card depicts the Christmas Carol 'Away in a Manger'...

6 x 6 card blank
Image - Sacred Silhouette  - Stampendous Stamps
Paper - Anita's Classic Black Christmas
Marianne Snowflake Die
Silver Rik-Rak
Black Embossing Powder

Challenges I'd like to enter:
One Crazy Stamper - Sept. Ch. - Christmas, Halloween, Fall
CHNC Extra - Sept. Challenge
Incy Wincy Designs - ATG
Crafting From The Heart - #75 ATG
ABC Christmas Challenge - Things Beginning with 'R' - 'Religious'
Winter Wonderland - Add A Sentiment
Crafty Catz - #291 ATG
Creative Fingers - #91 ATG

The rest of the team will be posting their gorgeous makes tomorrow so until then, bye for now,



Christine Harrop said...

This is beautiful Lorraine. So elegant and I love the monochrome look to it. Hugs Christine xx

brenda said...

This is lovely Lorraine, the touches of silver with the monochromatic colours make for a very stylish card.

Have a lovely weekend.

B x

cuilliesocks said...

This is stunning Lorraine, the monocolours are so striking, and it's a wonderful take on Carols, loving it, Kate x

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous card, love that image you used too...sweet, colours are awesome..

 {The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

Jac said...

This is wonderful, love the monochrome and sparkle, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

Erika said...

A lovely Christmas card Lorraine, love the touches of silver sparkle.
A very classy card.
I hope you are having a good weekend, hugs Erika. x

cotnob said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine, such a fabulous black and white design and lovely sparkle.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lovely elegant card, fab silhouette

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, a stunning image and your design is so beautiful.
Sue xx

Lorraine said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love the colour scheme.
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

Jo said...

Beautiful make Lorraine, just beautiful & love the papers too. Will be posting ATC's out on Monday......are you in for September?
hugs Jo x

Gibmiss said...

Hi Lorainne
Stunning card.... Love your take on the Challenge...
Hugs Sylvie xx

Carol S. said...

Love black and white, it makes a powerful statement. Stunning image and lovely design. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Helen said...

A great card - thanks for joining us at Crafting from the Heart.

Helen x

Rita said...

Good Morning Lorraine. Sorry I am so late in commenting. Fabulous card and it suits the theme so well. Hugs Rita xxxx

cecilia gunnarsson said...

Really beuatiful chrismas card!! love it! like the monocromic!!
really nice done
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Hugs Cicci
ciccividpennan{My personal Blog}
Through The Craft Room Door

MaryH said...

So beautiful with this wonderful image, and love that you've done the black & white colors, with the different dp patterns and the silver sparkle. It's very elegant, and portrays the truest meaning of "A Christmas Carol"...the very first one. LOVE it! TFS & Hugs.

Zoe Tant said...

Fab to see a 'reason for the season' theme to your card linked to an all time well known carol. I love the colour choice which is elegant and striking. Zx

Jacee said...

This a is a lovely festive design Lorraine, love the papers, the ric rac and the lovely sparkly edge, gorgeous!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Carol S. said...

Me again Jacee, with my DT hat on! Still love this card and love the black and white image. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland. Hugs, Carol S. DT

Suze said...

A very elegant card. Love your choice of colours - I just tried this combination last week and was pleased with the result. Thank you for joining the challenge at CHNC Extra for September.

Karen C said...

Gorgeous! Stunning! Love it!! So glad you shared with us this week at Incy Wincy Designs! Hope to see more of your lovely creations in our upcoming challenge!
Karen C

Gina Knott said...

This is such a classy Christmas card! The colours and papers are gorgeous and I love the addition of the ric rac.
Gina xx

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Lorraine that image is awesome so are the choice of colours and papers, excellent make.
lorraine x

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

Pretty sparkly card Lorraine. Happy to see your work entered in ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door. Please join us again in the next challenge. Happy creating :)
Qinaahana Arts and Crafts {My Blog}

Leanne said...

Oh wow, so elegant, love the image and the background writing. Nice sparkle and the snowflakes perfect. Great job. Thanks for playing our challenge at One Crazy Stamper!

Leanne DT

Zw@@n said...

Wow, Lorraine, your card is very pretty! I love the colourcombination and the lay out. Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Luv, Wilma

Karen said...

Lorraine, this is stunning! The elegance is something to behold and I adore the layered snowflake. The image is perfection and I love the touches of sparkle throughout your creation. Spectacular as always, my friend. :o)

Hugs and blessings,

Mrs A. said...

So classic in monochrome colours. Perefect for Rita's challenge. hugs Mrs A. (ValeryAnne).

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful elegant card love the black and white with just enough silver added
Carol x

Carol said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, so elegant and opulent. Carol x

Anonymous said...

Totally gorgeous card Lorraine and I LOVE the R you have but you forgot RikRak too! tehhehhee
Thanks for joining in with our challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge,
hugs Samantha :0)

Nat said...

beautifully created design! Thanks for playing our challenge at One Crazy Stamper.