Wednesday 11 November 2015

Exciting News!

Hi Crafters,

I have some really exciting news that I have been dying to share...
...I have been chosen to join the fabulous Design Team at ABC Christmas Challenge.
I'm looking forward to joining this wonderful team of talented ladies and inspiring you all with my Christmas themed projects.

Talking of which... this is my shaker card for my first challenge on the team. We are sponsored by Stamp & Create for our challenge of 'W' is for Wild Thing ... and here are my very wild Polar Bear and Penguins, he, he.

Image - Arctic Fun Set - DigiStamp Boutique
Medium - Pro/flexmarkers
Snowflake Background - Kanban
SB Oval Die
Marianne Designs - LR0136 Fur Tree Die
Britannia Word Dies - Merry Christmas
Glass Glitter
Velvet Ribbon
Various Sparkly Stars and Glitter for the shaker

...a close up of these cute I mean wild critters

Challenges I'd like to enter:
DigiStamp Boutique - ATG
Aud Sentiments - #144 Bingo - Favourite Colour (RED), Digi Stamp, Pattern Paper.
Crafty Catz - #300 Winter
Creative Fingers - #97 ATG
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - #105 ATG  twist Blue & White
Allsorts Challenge - #336 Ribbons and Bows
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Oh Christmas Tree
Crafty Calender - Sparkle, Bling, Embellish
The 12 MoC Link Up - #11 ATG/Sparkle, Sparkle Everywhere
The Ribbon Girl - ATG Card Challenge
Come And Get It Challenge - Lots of Sparkle
Papertake Weekly - Christmas Critters
Try It on Tuesday - Create a Scene

We are getting ever nearer to the Big Day and joining in with us by creating some Christmas craftiness will help boost your Christmas card stash along with a chance at winning our Sponsors fabulous prize.

The Store
are offering 3 Wags 'n' Whiskers Digital Stamps

Well that's all from me today, thanks for visiting. I love reading your comments and appreciate the time it takes to leave them. I look forward to visiting you all soon.



brenda said...

Congratulations Lorraine and what a fab card to start off your position. And on an even more positive point, think how well prepared you will be for Christmas from now on.

B x

brenda said...

Needless to say I forgot something - many thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week.

B x

meg said...

Congratulations on your new DT post Lorraine look forward to seeing your posts on the ABC Christmas Site,Love this card the image is enchanting and beautifully coloured, the embellishments and shaker fill add a wow factor, love it

Ella's Design said...

Many congrats on your well deserved DT post, Lorraine! Love your wintery shaker card (stil never made one yet! Where have I been?!) Super cute image and fab snowy trees and landscape.
I'm still making stuff for next week's craft fair - who'd have thought filling a table with handmade stuff would take so long to create?! You must have to constantly update your stash for regular fairs. Have a wonderful Wednesday, hugs, Lisa x

Anonymous said...

Wooooooo hoooooooooo!
YAY the girl from Norfolk she say yes! yippppeeee!
Great to have you on my team your an inspiration to many including me! LOVE your card and love love love the colours and it's a totally cute shaker card too, Great first make for us!
and just incase you did not know I am Soooo happy your on the team! yay!
hugs me xx

pinky said...

Congratulations Lorraine and what a gorgeous card you have produced for your first challenge. Its just beautiful, love all the layers and your colouring.

chrissie said...

Such a lovely card and a beautiful setting for your fun image

Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday

Love Chrissie xx

dutchess said...

Well done Lorraine!.....and a fabulous card for your first as a part of the team......loving that image xxxx

Diane said...

Those three sure don't look wild Lorraine...just darn cute !! Well done you on your new DT post and a fabulous shaker card !!

hugs Diane xx

cotnob said...

Congratulations on your new DT spot Lorraine, your card is gorgeous, a fabulous shaker design and wonderful image.

Unknown said...

Fabulous Christmas card, I love Christmas this really lifted me :) Debbs x

sirkkis said...

Wonderful card with joyful images and beautiful design.
Thank you for sharing it with us at TioT.

cuilliesocks said...

Well done and big Congratulations Lorraine on your new DT post and a fabulous card to start with. Now I just love the image and the critters surly do look wild, LOL, love the blue frosty look too, Kate x

Gina's Cards said...

Huge congratulations on you new DT spot!! Your shaker card is absolutely beautiful!! Love the image and your colouring is beautiful! The touch of red ribbon and die cut trees finishes it off perfectly.
Gina xx

~ginny said...

Congrats Rainey! They are lucky to have you!!

Erika said...

Well deserved too Lorraine, this card is gorgeous, I love the theme and all the layers plus the central image is so cute. Love the pops of red colour and the snow too .

Hugs Erika. x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Huge congrats and what a fab first card, definitely more cute than wild, love the colours and design

Barb said...

Hi Lorraine, congratulations on being chosen an a Design Team member. Your card is absolutely beautiful.

I am the lucky recipient of one of your Halloween ATCs from Jo's blog. Absolutely delighted! I'm your new follower. Barbxx

Marlies said...

Congratulations Lorraine on you new DT job! Your Shaker Christmas card is gorgeous!! An adorable image, fab colouring and design!! hugs, Marlies

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous card and love the image of those 'wild things' well don on the DT.
Thank you for joining in our ribbons and bows challenge this week at Allsorts.


Carol S. said...

Gorgeous fun card. Love the adorable image. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Carol said...

Your wild is very cute Lorraine, it's gorgeous. Congrats on the DT position, you'll be an asset to the team. Carol x

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine, love the cute image and fab design.
Congratulations on your new DT spot too.
Lorraine x

rachel said...

supercute Lorraine and i adore those trees! Brilliant! hugs Rachel x

Adventures in Paperland said...

I love your debut card Lorraine and the image is soooo cute!!! So happy you're on this team, you are definitely an inspiration to all of us. :)

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous, love the delightful image on this gorgeous creation and gorgeous colours used.
 { aNNie}

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine :-) I love shakers and this is absolutely fabulous! the whole scene is beautiful :-)

Welcome to the team! It is brilliant to have you with us :-D

Lols x x x

AnyOldCraft said...

Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week.
AnyOldCraft (DT)

coldwaters2 said...

CONGRATULATIONS Lorraine well done you will do them proud as this gorgeous, cute, adorable card shows, the image and card design are fantastic
lorraine x

Julie said...

What a fun card. Thanks so much for joining us in our Bingo challenge at Aud Sentiments
Julie T

Planetsusie said...

Just lurve this one Lorraine those trees look gorgeous and the shaker bits are brilliant! Thank you so much for entering the Christmas Cards All Year Round (Christmas Tree) Challenge this month. Lots of luck. Hugs to you Sue Pxxx DT

Zw@@n said...

Welcome, Lorraine, to the team. Looking forward to working with you. Your first card is stunning! Your colouring is great and I love that super cute image. Luv, Wilma

Mervi said...

Lovely card.
Thank you for sharing at my theme "ribbons and bows" over at Allsorts;-))m

Kat W said...

HUGE congratulations Lorraine on your new DT spot...they are lucky to have you and I'm sure you will have lots of fun making all those Christmas cards!
This shaker design is utterly adorable; you have made a wonderful frosty scene and oh, those critters are CUTE! Isn't it funny how we tun these wild animals into cute little things?!

Big hugs, Kat xx

crafty-stamper said...

Congrats on your new Design Team and love the beautiful shaker Christmas card,cute image and love the sparkly trees
carol x

Karen said...

Congratulations, Lorraine! They are blessed to have you and I look forward to seeing all of your magical creations for the team. :o) I love that challenge and have often wished I could play along all year long.. I need to find a way to craft quicker! :o) Your shaker card is gorgeous. The stamp is darling and I *love* the shaker contents. The glass glitter is gorgeous and you paper is so pretty. As always, your design is stunning and your detailing is perfection. Beautifully done, my friend. :o)

Hugs and blessings,

Bernardine Cuttino said...

Just love there fun feel not this beauty. What a delightfully snow fun card! The colors are amazing and I love your design. We look forward to seeing you again.
Berni, DT

Bernardine Cuttino said...

Congrats on DT nod.

Cindy said...

Fabulous shaker card. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Catz.

Digi Stamp Boutique said...

Uber gorgeous Lorraine - I've just shared it on the DigiStamp Boutique Facebook page - truly stunning! Congrats on your DT news too....Sally-Ann x

Tracy said...

Congratulations! Your card is wonderful. The animal stack images are always so cute and I love your frosty accents. :-)

Katrina Bufton said...

Fabulous shaker card, I love the bling on your trees and the colouring looks fab. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge.
Katrina x

JenniferD said...

Wow Wow Wow this is just AWESOME! Loooooove every tiny detail just perfect! have a Great Weekend!

Billie A said...

Your card is darling. I love the images inside the frame. I love the trees with the snow. Wonderful card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Dorte said...

Super sweet and beautiful card, Lorraine, so glad to have you with us on the ABC Christmas team,
hugs Dorte

Julie Odil said...

I love shaker cards, and this one is FAB! Thanks for linking up with us at the 12 Months of Christmas. Julie, DT