Saturday, 1 October 2016

Christmas Card Club Challenge #20 - Festive Birds

Hi Crafters,

Yay! It's the weekend!
I've been so busy this week I'm really looking forward to a bit of rest and relaxation.
But before that begins I'm here to share my Christmas Club card for Valery's theme of


Christmas Birdhouse Decoupage Sheet from Craft Creations
Gingham Paper - Docrafts Country Life
Sue Wilson Holly Branch Die
John Lockwood Sentiment Stamp
Spellbinders Oval & Scallop Oval Dies
Glamour Dust

Challenges I'd like to enter:
Incy Wincy Designs - Things That Fly
Fab 'n' Funky - #320 Christmas
Aud Sentiments - #165 ATG + Sentiment
Crafty Catz - #340 Birds of a Feather
Brown Sugar - #218 ATG
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - Christmas Die Cuts

This is a day early again as I have another post for tomorrow but please pop back then and link up to see my fellow Christmas Club members cards too.

Bye for now,



NGCARDS said...

A fantastic festive card :) xxx

Barb said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful Lorraine. What a gorgeous decoupage sheet it is and the sentiment goes so well. I love that ribbon too. Have a good weekend. Barbxx

aussie aNNie said...

Lorraine this is just beautiful love the decoupage and the card is stunning.xxhave a lovely weekend.xx {aNNie}

meg said...

Beautiful decoupage image, it's really festive and you've teamed it with lovely paper and embellishments

brenda said...

So much beautiful detail to take in on this pretty card Lorraine, love the focal bird image as well as the Christmas ribbon and holly.

Hope you have a lovely weekend.

B x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lovely image, a real Christmassy feel to this one

Gibmiss said...

Hi Lorraine
Stunning card... Love the colours and the layout...
Hugs Sylvie x

Jenny L said...

Hi Lorraine,
what a really gorgeous card, and I love your wonderful design and image.
That holly branch is wonderful also.
Hope you can manage to have a rest this weekend.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Lucy Woods said...

Oh this is just beautiful! Looks so classy! I love the layout with the ribbon and holly die, gorgeous image too!
Lucy x

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Lorraine, such a gorgeous decoupage image.

Sue said...

Hi Lorraine, this is a gorgeous Christmas card. I love the traditional theme and colours and that ribbon is beautiful.

cuilliesocks said...

My goodness Lorraine, I thought you were a week early with your card, had to go and check and it's me who has lost time,anyway, I love your card, what a wonderful topper and design, love colours and embellishments. Off to see what I can do, Kate x

Elena Orsi said...

You've outdone yourself with this card, I can not find the words to tell you how beautiful is your card.
Thank Lorraine for playing along at Brown Sugar this week.
We look forward to seeing you again next time.
Brown Sugar DT

Christine Harrop said...

What a great image Lorraine, and perfect for Valery's theme. The holly die and ribbon finish it off nicely. Christine x

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine, love the decoupaged image and fab design
Lorraine x

rachel said...

Brilliant make Lorraine - really lovely! Hugs rachel x

Diane said...

Gorgeous lorraine, have always loved decoupage and the image is really sweet !!

Whoohoo to the weekend !!

hugs Diane xx

Carol S. said...

A real Christmas image and a stunning card. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Tracy said...

I just love the dimension you get with the decoupage papers and the images are so pretty. Lovely card. Hugs!

Lisa Andersson said...

A fantastic card, love the decoupage and that sentiment is just perfect.
Hugs, Lisa

dutchess said...

What wonderful decoupage Lorraine...I just love that image and the addition of the die cuts and ribbon.....fabulous card xxxxx

Rita said...

What a fabulous card Lorraine. I have totally fell in love with it. Hugs Rita xxxx

MaryH said...

Wonderful image, so bright & cheery with this pretty festive bird perched at his home. Love the addition of that fab SW holly branch. The red trims and the gingham background added a real touch of 'home-ness' to the birdhouse & holly. Love that wonderful border ribbon too. TFS & Hugs.

Kat W said...

This gorgeous image looks fab in traditional style and colours, and of course, the sentiment is a perfect choice with the birdhouse!
I hope you got the relaxing weekend you wanted :-)
Big hugs, Kat xx

Zoe Tant said...

Stunning card Lorraine. Nice to see a blue tit instead of a Robin it brings in different colours really well. Zx

Erika said...

A beautiful festive card Lorraine, great 3d decoupage image. Perfect for the occasion.

Hugs Erika. x

Gina Knott said...

What a wonderful card! I love the image, fabulous decoupage, beautiful holly die cuts and gems. A lovely Christmas card.
Gina xx

Mrs A. said...

I love the wreath around the birdhouse entrance and the egg tied up with the bow. Such a pretty scene and your decoupage has been done so carefully too. Glad you enjoyed my challenge theme. Hugs Mrs A.

Tracey T said...

A lovely layout. Thank you for playing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'. Tracey x

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful decoupaged image and love the die-cut holly
Carol x

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my this is so beautiful Lorraine a wonderful traditional festive card, I love that image so much also the lovely ribbon and die cut, excellent make.
lorraine x

Elle Kay said...

Great christmas scene with so much detail! I love the card, its beautiful. Thanks for sharing at Aud Sentiments.

Catie Cuddles said...

Such a beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Incy Wincy challenges.
Happy crafting!
Catherine x DT